Hero Point Rules
Using a Hero Point is a reaction, taking no time to use.
Hero Points can be spent for the following:
Improve d20 roll: One hero point allows you to re-roll a d20 before you know the result. On a result of 1 through 10 on the second roll, add 10 to the result, an 11 or higher remains as is.
Heroic Feat: One hero point allows you to use a feat that you do not know (and only if you have the needed prerequisites) for a scene.
Dodge: One hero point allows you to add your level as a Dodge bonus to AC for one round.
Delay Condition: One hero point allows you to delay a condition for one round.
Heal Self: One hero point allows you to automcatically heal yourself your level plus Constituion modifier in hp.
Escape Death: One hero point allows you to automatically stabilize and delay death one round.
Inspiration: One hero point allows you to gain inspiration in the form of a vital clue or hint from the GM.
Act of of Turn: You may act immediately and gain a move or standard action.
Extra Action: You gain an extra move or standard action on your turn.
Recall: Magic using characters may recall one spell they have cast that day.
Earn Bonus Feat: Five hero points can be traded in for a free feat of the player's choosing.
Earning Hero Points:
PCs gain hero points in the following ways:
Critical Failure: When a natural "1" is rolled for a check. The hero point cannot be spent the round it is earned.
Activation of a Flaw: When a flaw chosen comes into player as part of the story.
Heroism: When a PC performs an act of great heroism or sacrifice.
Role-Playing: When a player has an amazing bout of role playing.
Stunt: When an action performed by the PC is amazing.
GM Fiat: When the GM would like things to work in another way for the sense of story.
Character Story: Complete a written backstory or add to the lore of the campaign.
Completing story arcs: When a story arc is completed.
Faith: When a character focuses on their faith and enhances their faith following.
Mutants & Masterminds 2E
Pathfinder: Advanced Player's Guide