You can manifest powers that go off up to 5 rounds later.
To use this feat, you must expend your psionic
focus. You can manifest a power as a delayed power. A delayed power doesn't activate immediately. When you manifest the power, you choose one of three trigger mechanisms: (1) The power activates when you take a standard action
to activate it; (2) It activates when a creature enters the area that the power will affect (only powers that affect areas can use this trigger condition); or (3) It activates on your turn after 5 rounds pass. If you choose one of the first two triggers and the conditions
are not met within 5 rounds, the power activates automatically on the fifth round.
Only area and personal powers can be delayed.
Any decisions you would make about the delayed power, including attack rolls
, designating targets, or determining or shaping an area, are decided when the power is manifested. Any effects resolved by those affected by the power, including saving throws
, are decided when the delay
A delayed power can be dispelled normally during the delay
, and can be detected normally in the area or on the target by the use of powers that can detect psionic