Healing surges are now usable as a type of “currency” for other actions besides recovering HP. They may be used for the following actions:
- A character may use a healing surge to gain +3 bonus on any d20 roll. Usable once per roll.
- A character may use a healing surge to re-roll an any d20 roll. The player must accept the second roll, even if it’s lower than the previous one.
- A character may use a healing surge to recover one encounter power.
- A character may use two healing surges to recover one daily power.
Obviously, players must ration their healing surges carefully, so that they can still use them for healing as well as augmenting their ability to fight and perform skill checks. Healing surges are recovered as usual – only after an extended rest.