Binding is a physical, exotic advantage, described in Basic Set, p. 40. It has the special enhancements Engulfing, Only Damaged By X, Sticky, and Unbreakable, and the special limitations Environmental and One-Shot.


It is referenced in GURPS Powers, p. 9, on choosing a power, pp. 42-43, on the form that Binding may take, and p. 161, on using Knot-Tying with Binding when not in combat. P. 43 also gives the new special enhancements Constricting and Suffocating.

Page 42 says it can have the Wall enhancement.

FAQEdit emphasies it grapples.

Kromm QuotesEdit

Sean Punch has commented on Binding in the following posts to the SJG GURPS Forums:

  • On the two effects of unmodified Binding [1]
  • On pricing an early-release version [2]

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