Glossary

A

Agility [Characteristic]
Agility measures a being's manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and body control. Beings with a high Agility have a good sense of balance, flexibility, and deft hands. Agility is used for a number of physical skills such as Ranged.

B

Brawn [Characteristic]
Brawn represents a blend of a being's brute power, strength, and overall toughness, as well as the ability to apply those attributes as needed. Beings with a high Brawn are physically fit and hardy, tend not to get sick often, and have strong constitutions. Brawn is used for a number of physical skills such as Athletics and Brawl. Brawn is also used to determine a being's starting wound threshold.

C

Chimera
Cunning [Characteristic]
Cunning reflects how crafty, devious, clever, and creative a being can be. Beings with a high Cunning are savvy, quickly pick up on social and environmental clues, and can more readily come up with short-term plans and tactics. Cunning is used for a number of mental skills, such as Deception, Perception, and Survival.

D

Difficulty

E

Element
Evolution

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H

I

Intellect [Characteristic]
Intellect measures a being's intelligence, education, mental acuity, and ability to reason and rationalize. Beings with a high Intellect can extrapolate or interpolate information, can recall details and draw from previous experience, and can think of long-term strategies and envision the consequences of present actions. Intellect is used for a number of mental skills, such as Knowledge skills. Intellect is also one of the options used to determine a being's starting strain threshold.

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K

L

M

N

O

P

Presence [Characteristic]
Presence is a measure of a being's charisma, confidence, and force of personality. Beings with a high Presence make natural leaders, draw attention when they enter a room, can easily strike up a conversation with nearly anyone, and are quick to adapt to social situations. Presence is the key characteristic for interpersonal skills such as Charm and Leadership. Presence is also one of the options used to determine a being's starting strain threshold.

R

Range?

S

Sapience

W

Willpower [Characteristic]
Willpower reflects a being's discipline, self-control, mental fortitude, and faith. Beings with a high Willpower can withstand stress and fatigue, remain composed during chaotic situations, and exert influence over the weaker-willed. Willpower is used for a number of skills, such as Coercion and Vigilance. Willpower is also one of the options used to determine a being's starting strain threshold.
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