- Numenera Corebook, Page 57
- Cypher System Rulebook, Page 114
You use the numenera to create holographic images that appear real. You are, in effect, an artist—a crafter of light and sound. Holographic images can never inflict direct harm or exert real force, but they can fool creatures, changing opinions and even behaviors if you craft them cleverly.
You likely dress with flair and color. The appearance of things is important to you, both their beauty and their ugliness. You are a visual performer who can entertain, terrify, or fool everyone you encounter.
A nano is the most likely character to be an illusionist, but jacks find illusions to be helpful as well. The rare glaive illusionist can find ways to use tricks in battle.