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  • Considering that Creation is flat and doesn't rotate, with the Sun, Moon, and Stars moving around it instead, how often do eclipses occur? Are they predictable or just whenever Luna feels like bugging Sol?

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    • Is it intentional that Unquenchable Battle Passion lacks the Balanced keyword?

      It seems most of the Dragon-Blooded Integrity Charms they might want to use in battle have the Balanced keyword, presumably because it would suck to lose Coiling Dragon Dance because you needed to guard your heart against an Anathema's poisoned-honey words in battle.

      Even the Fire Signature Charm, Immolating Phoenix-Soul Fury, has the Balanced keyword.


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      • Originally posted by ale137 View Post
        This would probably be answered in the exigent book, but i still want to ask. What is the thing that makes DB charms less powerful that Solar ones?
        It's not just one thing. They have lower dice caps, smaller dice pools, don't get some of the more powerful effects that Solars have access to, and the Aura keyword means they can't use all of their most powerful Charms together at once.


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        • Originally posted by Robert Vance View Post
          Yeah. 10char

          Is this a special function of the fact that an Intimacy has nowhere to go from Defining, or do I have the option to not increase my Intimacy but still benefit from the tasty tasty non-Charm dice when a Hearthmate I'm loyal to is in danger?


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          • Originally posted by aluminiumtrioxid View Post


            Is this a special function of the fact that an Intimacy has nowhere to go from Defining, or do I have the option to not increase my Intimacy but still benefit from the tasty tasty non-Charm dice when a Hearthmate I'm loyal to is in danger?
            The former.


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            • Roots-of-the-World Meditation is a really strange Integrity charm. It heals damage, it cures disease, and your roll doesn't involve Integrity at all.

              Could you maybe talk about this charm a bit? I'm confused as to why it's in Integrity instead of Resistance (I acknowledge that it can also fix Derangements, but that's only one of the things it can fix out of a stack of others), and why it's an Essence + Willpower (Temp) roll?

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              • So long story short, our Storyteller dropped some hooks about the whereabouts of Stormcaller. Now my treasure hunter Night, with help from our Twilight, wants to find the sword as a personal challenge and gift it to our circle's Dawn who is a practitioner of SPSItV because he saved my life numerous times and I legitimately believe that such a great swordsman deserves to wield the most powerful blade.

                My question is how exactly will the blade interact with that particular martial art. I guess you do not literally need to draw and sheath the blade on each attack unless the charm explicitly mentions it (like activating the form as a Simple action or maybe Six-Demon Scabbard Binding), but still, there are some weird interactions. For example:

                Can he use the swords initiative to satisfy the requirements for Stormcaller's evocations (eg If he uses Storm Binding: Lightning Cleaves the Heavens can he do it with the sword's initiative)?

                Can Sleeping Devil, Wake! supplement decisive attacks from the sword as well as the character?

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                • Originally posted by Sunder the Gold View Post
                  Also, do mundane smashing attacks really not render targets prone if you chose to knock them out of your range band?
                  Yep. 10char


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                  • Originally posted by Sequal View Post
                    Considering that Creation is flat and doesn't rotate, with the Sun, Moon, and Stars moving around it instead, how often do eclipses occur? Are they predictable or just whenever Luna feels like bugging Sol?
                    All I can say is that physics has nothing to do with it.


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                    • Originally posted by Sunder the Gold View Post
                      Is it intentional that Unquenchable Battle Passion lacks the Balanced keyword?
                      Yep. 10char


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                      • Originally posted by Jetstream View Post
                        Roots-of-the-World Meditation is a really strange Integrity charm. It heals damage, it cures disease, and your roll doesn't involve Integrity at all.

                        Could you maybe talk about this charm a bit? I'm confused as to why it's in Integrity instead of Resistance (I acknowledge that it can also fix Derangements, but that's only one of the things it can fix out of a stack of others),
                        Meditating to heal your body and drive out afflictions by force of inner discipline is very much evocative of Integrity (see Body-Restoring Benison), although those effects are also things Resistance can do.

                        and why it's an Essence + Willpower (Temp) roll?
                        Makes it so that you can't boost the roll with Excellencies, and adds some swinginess to it.

                        EDIT: Can't, not can.
                        Last edited by Robert Vance; 04-15-2018, 06:08 PM.


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                        • Originally posted by blackheartz View Post
                          My question is how exactly will the blade interact with that particular martial art. I guess you do not literally need to draw and sheath the blade on each attack unless the charm explicitly mentions it (like activating the form as a Simple action or maybe Six-Demon Scabbard Binding), but still, there are some weird interactions.
                          No, you're literally drawing and sheathing it for Stormcaller's purposes every time you attack while int he form.

                          Can he use the swords initiative to satisfy the requirements for Stormcaller's evocations (eg If he uses Storm Binding: Lightning Cleaves the Heavens can he do it with the sword's initiative)?
                          If you use Simple Charms to make a decisive attack on the sword's turn (or just make a decisive attack normally on its turn), that attack uses the sword's Initiative.

                          Can Sleeping Devil, Wake! supplement decisive attacks from the sword as well as the character?
                          Yes, as can all compatible offensive effects.


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                          • Originally posted by Robert Vance View Post
                            Meditating to heal your body and drive out afflictions by force of inner discipline is very much evocative of Integrity (see Body-Restoring Benison), although those effects are also things Resistance can do.


                            Makes it so that you can boost the roll with Excellencies, and adds some swinginess to it.
                            Did you mean so you CAN’T boost it with excellencies?

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                            • Originally posted by Jetstream View Post

                              Did you mean so you CAN’T boost it with excellencies?
                              Whoops, yes I did.


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                              • Originally posted by Robert Vance View Post
                                No, you're literally drawing and sheathing it for Stormcaller's purposes every time you attack while int he form.


                                If you use Simple Charms to make a decisive attack on the sword's turn (or just make a decisive attack normally on its turn), that attack uses the sword's Initiative.


                                Yes, as can all compatible offensive effects.
                                Hmm, I guess that could cause some problems but still, I will find it and gift it to him

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