Matter Agitation

Level: Psion/wilder 1
Display: Auditory and material
Manifesting Time: 1 standard action
Range: Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Area: 2 sq. ft. of surface area of an object or creature
Duration: Concentration, up to 1 min./level
Saving Throw: None
Power Resistance: Yes
Power Points: 1

You can excite the structure of a nonpsionic, nonmagical object, heating it to the point of combustion over time. The agitation grows more intense in the second and third rounds after you manifest the power, as described below:

1st Round: Readily flammable material (paper, dry grass, tinder, torches) ignites. Skin reddens (1 point of

2nd Round: Wood smolders and smokes, metal becomes hot to the touch, skin blisters (1d4 points of
damage), hair smolders, paint shrivels, water boils.

3rd and Subsequent Rounds: Wood ignites, metal scorches (1d4 points of damage for those holding metallic
objects). Skin burns and hair ignites (1d6 points of damage), lead melts.