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Gifts for Homid


Breed - Homid

Dead-Eye (Homid Rank 1)


Survival in the Savage West may depend on a single lucky bullet. With this Gift, a Garou makes her
own luck. Even the most difficult shots can be accomplished with the assistance of this power. A
Raven-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: By spending one Willpower, the player can reroll any one Firearms, Archery or other missile
weapon roll.
Taught by: Raven-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Master of Fire (Homid Rank 1)


Once humans tamed fire to keep them warm and to drive off the wild beasts, they were on their way to
civilisation. Werewolves with this Gift invoke humanity's ancient pact with the spirits of fire. The
spirits of flame agree to hold back their hunger when the werewolf touches them. An ancestor spirit or
fire spirit grants this Gift.
System: This Gift allows a werewolf to heal fire damage as if it were bashing. This requires the
expenditure of a Gnosis point; the effects last a scene
Taught by: fire spirit, ancestor spirit
Book: WW3e
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Homid Rank 2)
System: This Gift allows a werewolf to heal fire damage as if it were non-aggravated. This
requires the expenditure of a Gnosis point; the effects last a scene.

Persuasion (Homid Rank 1)


This Gift allows a homid to become more persuasive when dealing with others; his statements and
arguments are imbued with meaning or credibility. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge (difficulty 6). If successful, the difficulties of all
Social rolls are reduced by one for the remainder of the scene.
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Homid Rank 1)
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). If successful, the difficulties of all
Social rolls are reduced by one for each success for the remainder of the scene.

Smell of Man (Homid Rank 1)


Creatures of the wild have learned well that man if often a bringer of death. With this Gift, the Garou
greatly enhances the human scent around him, causing animals to feel uneasy and nervous. This Gift is
taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: All normal animals (not including supernatural creatures in animal form) lose one die from
their Dice Pools when within 20 feet of the Garou, and are likely to flee. The Garou may use this Gift at
will; she simply states when she is activating it or turning it off.

Divide (Homid Rank 2)


Perhaps more than any other species, humans are excellent at making tiny differences into massive
gulfs. This can be seen in racism, sexism, homophobia and even in the quickly distancing term used to
describe some criminals: monsters. Garou, who are part human, have pickedup neatly on these sorts of

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activities and even perhaps exceed huamnity's capacity for them. This Gift, which raises up hatred and
suspicion, is an example of that. It is taught by a dog spirit.
System: By spending one Gnosis point, and rolling Manipulation + Brawl, difficulty 7, the Garou can
exacerbate divisions between individuals or groups. Note that the Gift cannot actually create anger and
divisions; they must already exist to be exploited. If used on the theoretical "perfect family", the Gift
would fail. Among humans, the Gift simply prevents any resolution of issues and difficulties, possibly
breaking into violence. One success might cause targets to raise voices at one another, three would spell
lawsuits, and five might bring them to blows.
Amongst Garou and other shapeshifters with Rage, however, the Gift is even more powerful. Every
sucess on the initial roll adds one success on all Rage rolls the targets make through out the scene. With
such manipulation, it is doubtful that any peace can be made, and highly probable new troubles will
emerge.
Taught by: Dog spirits
Book: PG3e

Jam Technology (Homid Rank 2)


The Garou can cause technological devices to cease functioning, albeit temporarily. This Gift is taught
by a Gremlin, a type of Wyld spirit that enjoys breaking things.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Repair. Technological devices
within 50 feet cease functioning for one turn per success, though the devices are unharmed. The
difficulty of the roll is based on the following chart:
Device Difficulty
Computer 4
Phone 6
Automobile 8
Knife 10

Speech of the World (Homid Rank 2)


Those who wander can encounter a new human dialect in every valley. This Gift allows the Garou to
speak any human language he encounters, although his speech is slightly accented in any tongue but his
own. Unlike the Rank Three Gift: Tongues (a Warder Gift; also Werewolf Players Guide, pg. 35), this
Gift does not convey literacy. The Gift is taught by an Owl-spirit.
System: The plaer rolls Intelligence + Linguistics, difficulty 7; the effects last for the entire scene.
Taught by: Owl-spirit
Book: Werewolf: The Dark Ages

Staredown (Homid Rank 2)


By staring into the eyes of a human or animal, the Garou can cause the target to flee in terror. This Gift
can be used against Garou, but the Garou will freeze in place rather than flee. This Gift is taught by a
Ram-spirit or a Snake-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Intimidation (difficulty 6). The victim flees for one turn per
success. Should the Garou score five or more successes, the victim flees for the duration of the scene.
Garou targets will not flee, but they cannot attack while this Gift is in effect, although they can defend
themselves.

Unnatural Camoflage (Homid Rank 2)


This odd Gift allows the Garou who employs it to merge in with the homids around him, not appearing
out of place or unusual in the circumstances in which they find themselves. However, the Garou is not
able to interact with any of the people around them without the illusion dropping.

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The Gift will even seem to clothe the Garou appropriately for the current environment, and subtley
change that appearance if the Garou moves. So a Garou who was in a lift with a number of corporate
drones would appear to be wearing a similar sort of suit to their companions, but if they then joined a
group of skaters, their apparently clothing would change to jeans and baggy tops.
This Gift has been of great use in the past to Garou who find themselves with insufficient amounts of
dedicated clothing when forced to change form, or step sideways.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point to activate the Gift. For the rest of the scene, the character is
shrouded in an illusion of the appropriate appearance, even as far as hiding tattoos or scars. If the ST
feels that they are in a situation where a surrounding homid might interact with them, the player can roll
Wits + Subterfuge (difficulty as appropriate) to avoid the contact - else the Gift drops immediately,
revealing the Garou for what they are. This Gift only works on characters in Homid form.
Taught by: Spirits of illusion or trickster spirits
Book: Damien

Disquiet (Homid Rank 3)


The Garou causes the subject of this Gift to feel inexplicably depressed and withdrawn. The subject
will find it hard to use his anger (Rage) or concentrate effectively on tasks. This Gift is taught by an
Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Empathy against a difficulty equal to the Willpower of the
opponent. If successful, that opponent will not be able to recover Rage for the duration of the scene;
furthermore, all difficulties for extended actions (not combat) are increased by one.

Reshape Object (Homid Rank 3)


The Garou can instantly shape once-living material (but not undead!) into a variety of objects - thus
trees may become shelter, buck antlers become spears, animal hides become armor, and flowers
become perfumes. The item will in some way resemble the object from which it was created (the spear
is made of antler, not wood). This Gift is taught by a Weaver-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Repair against a variable difficulty (5 to turn a broken tree
limb into a spear, 8 to turn a plank into a floatable raft, etc). The created object is not necessarily
permanent; it will last a length of time according to the chart below. Expending a Gnosis point allows a
created weapon to inflict aggravated damage (this effect is not permanent unless a permanent Gnosis
point is spent).
Successes Duration
One 5 minutes
Two 10 minutes
Three One Scene
Four One Story
Five Permanent

Tongues (Homid Rank 3)


This Gift allows the user to read or write any human language encountered, no matter how ancient or
obscure. Galliards often use this Gift when translating ancient texts to revive old legends or compose
new songs for Moots. This Gift is taught by a Raven-spirit.
System: After spending one Willpower point, the player rolls her Intelligence+Linguistics. The
obscurity and relative age of the language determines the difficulty. A common modern language such
as Spanish is difficulty 4. An ancient and obscure tongue such as Etruscan, would be difficulty 10. The
number of successes determines the character's fluency with the language.

Body Shift (Homid Rank 4)

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This Gift allows the Garou who possesses it to extended their shapeshifting abilities to a new plane.
They can alter their physical form to improve their strength, or to gain increased speed above and
beyond the ability to change to Crinos by borrowing from one aspect of themselves to temporarily give
to another.
System: The player who wishes to use this Gift must spend a point of Rage and roll Stamina + Primal
Urge (difficulty 7). Each success allows them to move a point from one physical attribute to another -
from Stamina to Strength, or from Dexterity to Stamina.

Cocoon (Homid Rank 4)


The Garou causes a thick, opaque epidermis to surround him. The Garou is immune to fire, starvation,
gas, et al. This Gift is taught by an Insect- or Weaver-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. While in the cocoon, attacks must do an amount of
damage equal to the Garou's Stamina + Rituals to affect him at all. The cocoon lasts for one scene.
Extra time may be gained by spending more Gnosis points, allowing Garou to stay protected for days.
How long a Garou can ultimately spend in the cocoon is up to the Storyteller.

Gaia's Embrace (Homid Rank 4 - Pure Ones)


Known only to the Pure Ones, this Gift allows the Garou to become one with the land. If seriously
wonded, the Garou may "crawl into" the earth to seek Gaia's aid. Once protected within Her womb, the
wounded child is mended by the power of the Goddess. An Earth-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: After suffering aggravated wounds, the Garou must be buried alive or dig his own way under
the soil. This Gift sustains an interred Garou and heals his aggravated wounds at a rate of one per hour,
instead of one per day.
Taught by: Earth-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Spirit Ward (Homid Rank 4)


This Gift allows a Garou to protect himself from spirits by performing a quick warding rite. The Garou,
by drawing an invisible pictogram into the air, scares and unnerves any nearby spirits (except the pack
totem). This sign travels with the Garou wherever he goes for the duration of the Gift. This Gift is
taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Rituals (difficulty 7); spirits
within 100 feet of the Garou (again, except for the pack totem) must subtract one from their Dice Pools
for each success. This Gift lasts for one scene.

Assimilation (Homid Rank 5)


The Garou is able to blend smoothly into any culture, not matter how strange or alien the culture is. The
Garou can slip in among Bedouin nomads as if he were one of them, or shop in a Chinese market
without anyone noticing he does not belong. This Gift will not hide racial differences, but the behaviors
and mannerisms of a native can be mimicked. This also allows the Garou to speak and understand the
culture's language, although it will be forgotten when the Gift wears off. This Gift is taught by an
Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Empathy. If successful, he is able to interact with members of
another culture as if he were from that culture. The difficulty depends on how alien the culture is; the
difficulty would be 5 for another Garou sept, but it could be as high as 9 when trying to assimilate into
a Black Spiral Hive. The Garou will not suffer Social roll penalties when interacting with members of
the culture, although she will not receive any special benefits. The Gift lasts for one scene plus one day
per Willpower point spent when activating it.

Part the Veil (Homid Rank 5)


The Garou may immunize any human from the Delirium for a scene. In this way, the human can

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interact with the Garou without deleterious effects. However, the human will forget much of what he
knows if the Delirium is induced in him at a later date (he sees a Crinos, etc). This Gift is taught by an
Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty 6).

Ubermench (Homid Rank 5)


The Garou is human plus. Human plus strength, agility and health. Human plus devoted, assured
spirituality and meaning. Human instinct plus wolf instinct and lightning reflexes. He is as man, but
greater and more whole. Every Garou radiates this to some extent, causing humans to fear and avoid
them instinctively. This Gift warps this perception, turning the Garou from a figure to be avoided into a
figure to be admired or adored.
System: Once learned, this Gift is always active. Human dealing with the character will immediately
pick her out as more desirable, attractive, smarter or more charismatic compare to those around them,
regardless of their actual capacity in such matters. The Curse still applies, but rather than being
instinctively feared as a predator, the werewolf is dreaded as an intimidating figure of great presence.
Also, the character may boost his Social Attributes by spending Rage or Gnosis, each dot of either
spent raises one Social Attribute by one point for a single scene.
Book: PG3e

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Gifts for Metis


Breed - Metis

Create Element (Metis Rank 1)


The Garou can create a small amount of one of the four basic elements - fire, air, earth or water. In this
way, a Garou can replenish the air supply in an airtight room, make a rock to throw at someone, create
a fire without matches or wood, or fill a bathtub without any faucet or pipes. Precious metals
(especially silver) cannot be created, nor can lethal gases or acid. This Gift is taught by an elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Gnosis (difficulty 6). One cubic foot of the
desired element is created per success, to a maximum weight of 100lbs. The element is now permanent
until used up (breathed in the case of air or burned up in the case of fire without any fuel to keep it
going).

Primal Anger (Metis Rank 1)


The metis learns to focus the anger within her heart and use it to increase her Rage. The anger takes a
physical toll on the werewolf, and it is up to her to unleash it on her enemies. The spirits of ancient
metis teach this Gift. Few members of other breeds have suffered enough shame and suffering to learn
this Gift.

System: A character with this Gift may sacrifice a single health level, once per scene, and gain two
extra points of Rage in exchange (even if doing so takes her above her permanent Rage rating). The
health level is treated as aggravated.
Taught by: ancestor
Book: WW3e

Sense Wyrm (Metis Rank 1)


The Garou can sense manifestations of the Wyrm in the nearby area. This Gift involves a mystical
sense, not a visual or olfactory image, although Garou using this Gift are likely to say, "This place
stinks of the Wyrm." This power requires active concentration. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant
of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Occult. The difficulty for this Gift is based on the concentration
and strength of the Wyrm's influence (sensing a single formor in a room would have a difficulty of 6).
Vampires can be sensed using this Gift, but only those with Humanity scores lower than 7.

Shed (Metis Rank 1)


The Garou knows the trick of shedding and growing fur at an alarming rate. This gift makes the Garou
especially hard to grapples successfully; opponents find themselves holding tufts of fur instead of their
target. The Garou can also slide through tight spaces using his shedding fur as natural lubrication. A
Lizard-spirit or Snake-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou may use his slick outer coating to avoid being grappled. With a successful
Dexterity + Primal Urge roll (difficulty 7), he can free himself from any successful grappling attack.
The fur also reduces by two the werewolf's difficulty whenever he squeezes through tight spaces or
slips restraints, such as handcuffs.

Burrow (Metis Rank 2)


The Garou can burrow a tunnel into the earth. The tunnel is relatively permanent, and other can follow
the Garou through it, although it is tight and only one person at a time can go through. However, no
being larger than the Garou can travel the tunnel. The Garou must be in Crinos, Hispo or Lupus form to

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use this Gift, but the tunnel will only be as large as the form he assumed while burrowing it (only
Lupus- or smaller-sized beings can travel a tunnel burrowed by a Garou in Lupus form). The tunnel is
not structurally sound and will collapse over time. This Gift is taught by a Mole-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Strength + Athletics against a difficulty depending on the substance to be
excavated (4 for loose mud, 9 for solid rock). One yard per turn can be burrowed for each success.

Curse of Hatred (Metis Rank 2)


The Garou may verbalize the hatred in her heart, disheartening opponents with the intensity of her
emotion. This Gift is taught by a spirit of Hate.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Expression (difficulty of the
opponent's Willpower). If the Garou succeeds, her opponent lose two Willpower points and two Rage
points. This may only be used on an opponent once per scene.

Grovel (Metis Rank 2)


By calling upon the behaviour ingrained into Garou by the Litany, the possessor of this Gift can all but
force an attacker to accept their surrender. This does not mean the attacker will leave the Gift user
alone. They may continue to watch you and may verbally berate you, but they will not harm your as
long as you do not initiate any attack. This Gift lasts for a scene and is taught by any Canine spirit.
System: By spending an Gnosis point and rolling Charisma + Performance (difficulty 6, resisted by the
other's Rage), the character may effectively surrender. In certain situations, the use of this Gift may
induce an Honor loss or an increase in Social difficulties for a time.

Haunting Stare (Metis Rank 2)


The Garou summons her hereditary instability and focuses it into her stare. Going into the eyes of the
metis leaves the victim choking with horror. An Ancestor-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The user must spend a turn in concentration to focus her will, but the Gift takes effect
immediately. Upon making eye contact, the victim must successfully roll her Willpower (difficulty 8)
or be unable to act during her next turn. The difficulty to use Haunting Stare increases by one against
Garou who are insane (including Silver Fangs).
Taught by: Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Wriggle (Metis Rank 2)


Metis sometimes have to hide in all the wrong places at the wrong times. With this Gift, they can take
best advantage of their surroudings to get away and take a breather. The spirit of a Cockroach teaches
this gift.
System: Spend a Gnosis point and the Gift takes effect immediately. For the rest of the scene, no matter
what her form, the metis can squeeze into a space no less than half the size of her body. Storytellers
should make judgements on space limitations.
Taught by: Cockroach
Book: GotC

Awaken Beast (Metis Rank 3)


This is the old ability out of legends and folklore; the power to change someone else into a werewolf by
biting him. If the Gift is successfully used on a victim, their Beast awakens and they begin to Frenzy.
The effect lasts for a single scene, although a human bit with this Gift may develop permanent
derangements.
System: After a successful bite attack, the metis' player may spend a Gnosis point and roll
Manipulation + Primal Urge (difficulty 6) against a resisted roll of the target's Willpower (difficulty 7) -
B'et'e may add their Primal Urge score to the Willpower pool. If the attack is successful, the victim
begins to Frenzy and will come to believe they are a werewolf.

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Chameleon (Metis Rank 3)


Like the Gift's reptilian namesake, the Garou can blend with her natural surroundings. Unlike the
lizard, however, the Gift user shifts fluidly with changing backgrounds, thus allowing the Garou to
move about and even attack. A Chameleon-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point to activate the Gift. Anyone trying to see the Garuo, even
in open ground, must make Perception rolls (difficulty equals the Garou's Wits + Stelath). Failure
indicates that the Garou remains undetected. Once the Garou attackes, the difficulty drops by three.
Note that the Gift affects only visual senses, and it provides no camouflage for sound or scent.
Taught by: Chameleon-Spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Eyes of the Cat (Metis Rank 3)


The Garou may see clearly in pitch darkness. The Garou's eyes will glow a lambent green while this
power is in effect. This Gift is taught by a Cat-spirit.
System: The Garou must state when this Gift is in effect, but there is no roll or cost expenditure. The
Garou suffers no difficulty or Dice Pool penalties from darkness.

Frozen Form (Metis Rank 3)


Homids and lupus have no idea what its like to grow up as a metis, never changing from Crinos form
for years upon years. This Gift, taught by any aerial spirit, lets a metis give others a taste of what
spending extended time in Crinos is really like.
System: Spend a Willpower point and roll Stamina + Primal Urge, difficulty 6. For each success, the
target must spend one full day in Crinos, consecutively if more than one success is rolled. This Gift
works only on other Garou, including Black Spiral Dancers.
Taught by: Aerial spirits.
Book: GotC

Mental Speech (Metis Rank 3)


The Garou may mentally communicate with another being over great distances. This does not allow
mind-reading, but does allow the Garou to use Social Abilities, such as Intimidation, from a distance.
The Garou must know the person with whom he is attempting to communicate (although he does not
have to be friends with that person). If he does not know the person, he must have something that
belongs to that person, such as a lock of his hair. This Gift is taught by a Bird-spirit or any spirit
affiliated with intellect.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty 8). The Garou may transmit a maximum
distance of 10 miles per success.

Shell (Metis Rank 3)


Consider the state of the Metis cub. He is outcast from birth, knows this from the moment he can talk,
and is trapped within a body that reacts powerfully to his slightest emotional twinge. Once you
appreciate this state, it becomes easy to understand how this Gift was first learned. Shell places an
emotional and instinctual barrier around the metis. A turtle spirit teaches this Gift.

System: While active, the metis cannot use Rage nor acheive any successes on Rage rolls, nor will
mind-altering Gifts or magic affect him. However, he can also not attempt any rolls using Empathy or
Primal Urge, and suffers a -1 dice penalty on all initiative rolls.
Taught by: Turtle
Book: PG3e

Splintered Claw (Metis Rank 3)


This painful Gift causes the metis' claws to splinter as they piece flesh. Tiny bits of claw imbed

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themselves deep in the victim's body, thus causing tremendous irritation. Healing such a wound without
first removing the splinters is both painful and stupid. Unfortunately the Gift's user loses her claws until
she spends a round regenerating new ones. A Tree-spirit teaches this Gift (especially one with thorns or
spiky seedpods). Glass Walkers or Bone Gnawers can learn this Gift from spirits living in houses or
other wooden constructs.
System: After a successful attack that causes at least one Health Level of damage, the Garou may spend
a Rage point to activate the Gift. Any damage that the target does not soak cannot be healed until he
removes the bits of claw. As with all other werewolf claw attacks, the wounds are aggravated. The
attacking Garou receives one automatic, nonaggravated wound. The werewolf cannot soak this wound,
but can heal it as normal. Until the Garou heals the wound, he has no claws.

Badger's Heart (Metis Rank 4)


Metis often possess angry hearts, and in their own way, they have a keen understanding of Rage, no
matter what their auspice. This Gift allows them to affect the Rage of other werewolves, causing their
enemies to expend more of it than necessary. A Badger spirit teaches this Gift.
System: Spend a Gnosis point and roll Willpower, difficulty 7. Three successes are necessary, but if the
roll is made, the target expends twice as many Rage points as he normally would. For example, if
Merryk Winterchase successfully uses this Gift on Mari Cabrah while they're in combat, each time she
spent one Rage point, she would actually use two, without gaining any benefit of the second Rage
point. This Gift lasts an entire day.
Taught by: Badger spirits
Book: GotC

Gift of the Porcupine (Metis Rank 4)


This Gift allows a Garou's fur to become bristly and sharp like the quills of a porcupine. The Garou
must be in Crinos, Hispo or Lupus form. This Gift is, of course, taught by a Porcupine-spirit.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point to sharpen his fur. Anyone whom the Garou body slams,
grapples or immobilizes takes aggravated damage from the Garou's sharp fur (Strength + 1).
Furthermore, anyone who hits the Garou with bare flesh and scores fewer than five successes takes
damage based on the attacker's Strength, although the Garou still takes normal damage. This Gift lasts
for one scene or until the Garou deactivates it.

Wither Limb (Metis Rank 4)


The Garou can cause a target's limb to wither, making it useless. Which limb is withered is the Garou's
choice, but is must be an arm or leg. If the victim is a creature with regenerative properties, such as a
Garou or vampire, the limb will regenerate whole after one scene. This Gift is taught by a venomous
animal spirit or a spirit of Disease.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Willpower (difficulty of the victim's Stamina + 4).

Madness (Metis Rank 5)


The Garou can induce madness in others. The madness will take a form decided by the Storyteller, but
should be severe. This Gift is taught either by a Lune or by a spirit of Madness or Trickery.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Intimidation (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). The number of successes determines the number of days that the insanity lasts.

Totem Gift (Metis Rank 5)


The Garou is in touch with the totem of her tribe and can actually plead with the totem, gaining some of
its power. The effects of this power are up to the Storyteller, but should be in keeping with the totem;
thus Chimera (totem of the Stargazers) might grant the Garou increased insight or the ability to
shapeshift into anything desired, while Rat (totem of the Bone Gnawers) might send swarms of rats to
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Garou's enemies with a blast of thunder and lightning. This gift is taught by the Garou's tribal totem.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Rituals (difficulty 9).

Twist of Fate (Metis Rank 5)


Some Stargazer metis have used this Gift to deliver a fatal blow to unsuspecting enemies, even
knowing that the cost will be their own lives. After a Garou has been dealt her own deathblow, if she
invokes this Gift, she may strike her enemy once more ere she dies. It's bittersweet but often leads to an
enemy falling dead alongside the metis warrior. This Gift is taught by a Cobra spirit.
System: The player need only spend one Rage point to get that final shot; no wound penalties apply.
The attack doesn't automatically land, although the metis may spend Willpower to add to the attack
roll's successes (even though she's already
spent Rage in the turn). The metis' damage pool is increased by ten dice - a metis' parting shot channels
a lifetime of Rage, and is almost always lethal.
Taught by: Cobra spirits
Book: GotC

Umbral Body (Metis Rank 5)


The metis body is strange. Born in a form not intended by Gaia or nature, deformed and occasionally
showing signs of animals entirely unrelated to man or wolf, it is little wonder the breed has been
outcast and hated. But some metis have used this body to their advantage, and it is perhaps this
strangeness that allow their body to withstand the pressures this Gift inflicts. With this Gift, the metis
can partially reach into the Umbra, sending certain body parts into the Umbra while maintaining others
in the physical world. Doing so makes the metis difficult to hit in combat, to say the least. A Pattern
spider teaches this Gift.
System: The metis rolls Gnosis (difficulty of the local Gauntlet) and if the roll succeeeds spends 1
Gnosis. For the rest of the scene, the metis receives one extra automatic success on all Dodge rolls.
Taught by: Pattern spider
Book: PG3e
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Metis Rank 5)
System: The metis rolls Gnosis (difficulty of the local Gauntlet) and if the roll succeeeds spends 1
Gnosis. For the rest of the scene, the metis receives one automatic success to avoid any blow
directed at themselves, whether with weapons, claws or missles. In addition, if they choose to
spend an action avoiding a blow, they automatically succeed without the need to roll.

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Gifts for Lupus


Breed - Lupus

Find Water (Lupus Rank 1)


This gift allows a Garou to locate any body of water within 20 miles. This Gift is taught by a Frog spirit
System: The Garou makes a Perception + Survival roll against a difficulty of 6 to use this Gift. One or
two successes will indicate the genera direction of the water. Three or four success will indicate the
distance, and five successes will allow the Garou to determine if the water is contaminated in any way.

Heightened Senses (Lupus Rank 1)


The Garou may vastly increase her sensory input for a short time. When in Homid or Glabro form, her
senses become as sharp as those of a wolf, while in her wolf forms, her senses become preternaturally
potent. This gift is taught by Wolf-spirits.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point. The effects last for one scene. Homid and Glabro forms:
Perception difficulties are reduced by two; roll Perception + Primal-Urge (difficulty 6) to perform
sensory feats impossible to humans. Crinos, Hispo and Lupus forms: Perception difficulties are reduced
by three; +1 to Primal-Urge Dice Pools.

Leap of the Kangaroo (Lupus Rank 1)


This Gift was originally developed by the lost Bunyip tribe. By invoking the Gift, Garou may leap
incredible distance. Despite its name, this Gift is taught by Hare- or Cat-spirits (marsupial-spirits seem
loath to aid the Garou these days...).
System: The Garou rolls Stamina + Athletics (difficulty 7). If successful, she may double her normal
jumping distance. See the Jumping Chart, pg212.

Prey Mind (Lupus Rank 1)


The wolf is not always the predator, as lupus sorely realise. Humans' capability for destruction grows
ever greater, and more wolves die at their hands every day. When the predator becomes prey, it is this
Gift that comes to the fore and assists the Garou in evasion, showing them places to hide, ways to run,
and even chances to attack back. A lamb or deer spirit teaches the Gift
System: The player rolls Wits + Primal Urge (difficulty 7 in the wild, 9 in urban lands). Success guides
the wolf in how to best evade her pursuers; she gains three dice to any pool made to escape, outdistance
or evade pursuit. The Gift's effects last for one turn per success, so if the lupus hasn't thrown pursuit by
then, she's on her own.
Taught by: Lamb and deer spirits
Book: PG3e

Sense Prey (Lupus Rank 1)


Werewolves used this ancient Gift during hard winters to feed their packs. The Gift letes Garou locate
enough prey to feed a pack. In the urban environment, This Gift guides the lupus to prey within the city,
usually in parks, sewers, animal shelters and even zoos. The Gift will tell the werewolf the location of
large numbers of prey within 50 miles in the wilds, and within the limits of a city and its suburbs.
Humans and wolves do no register as prey animals (as per the Litany), but it is said that the Red Talons
know a variant of this Gift that acts otherwise. A wolf spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou makes a roll using Perception + Primal-Urge against a difficulty of 7. Success will
lead the Garou to a suitable animal sufficient to feed a pack of up to 12 wolves. The range extends up
to 50 miles.
Taught by: Wolf spirit

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Book: WW3e

Sense Wyld (Lupus Rank 1)


The Garou invoking this Gift may sense Wyld energies or spirits in the nearby area. This Gift is taught
by a Wyld-spirit
System: The player must roll Perception + Enigmas. The difficulty is based on the strength of the local
influence (a Garou in a forest would be difficulty 5).

Axis Mundi (Lupus Rank 2)


The Garou with this Gift can center herself in relation to Gaia, and always know which direction she is
traveling in or facing, no matter where she may be in the Gaia realms. In addition, the werewolf carries
her "territory" around with her, in a mystical sense. Wolves will detect this, and concede her right to
travel through their territories and hunt there. Other animals will also recognize this, and not attack the
intruder.
System: To activate this Gift, the player must expend a point of Gnosis. Animals will automatically
sense the presence of the Garou and leave her be, and even other lupus must make a Willpower roll not
to recognize this right.

Eye of the Eagle (Lupus Rank 2)


This gift allows the user to see long distance, over "two looks away". This gift will not work well in the
city, as buildings tend to get in the way. It is, eeriely enough, taught by an Eagle spirit.
System: Roll Perception + Alertness against an 8 difficulty. The number of successes is the number of
miles away one can see as normal.

Scent of Sight (Lupus Rank 2)


The Garou can use his sense of smell to compensate completely for his eyes; thus, he could attack
invisible creatures normally, or roughly navigate in absolute darkness. This Gift is taught by a
Wolf-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Primal-Urge against a Storyteller-determined difficulty (depends
on how powerful local smells are). The Storyteller should not require rolls every turn, but only when
something could cause the Garou to lose his opponent's scent (he ran through water, they are fighting in
a smelly alley, etc.)

Sense the Unnatural (Lupus Rank 2)


The Garou can sense any unnatural presence and determine its approximate strength and type.
supernatural presences can include: magic, spirits, the Wyrm, wraiths, etc. This will detect vampires,
but only those with Humanity scores below 7. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 6). The more successes rolled, the more
information is gained. However, understanding the information might require an Intelligence + Occult
roll (Storyteller's option).

Wyld Ferocity (Lupus Rank 2)


The harsh, untamed wilderness frequently brings death to humans who venture into it unprepared. With
this Gift, the Garou can heighten the fear humans have of the wild. A panic-stricken human may be
unable to act or have to flee the area. An Ancestor-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou must spend one Rage point to activate the Gift and must growl (even in human
form) for the effect to work. All normal humans lose one die from their Dice Pools within 20 feet of the
Garou. Those humans not used to dealing with wild animals must make a Willpower roll (difficulty
equals the Garou's Rage) or flee the area.
Taught by: Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

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Catfeet (Lupus Rank 3)


This Gift gives the Garou the agility of a cat, making him immune to falls under 100 feet (he lands on
his feet just right). He also has perfect balance even on the most slippery surfaces, and the difficulties
of all combat actions involving body slams and grappling are reduced by two. This Gift is taught by a
Cat-spirit.
System: The Garou does not need to expend points or roll for this ability; it becomes innate to those
who learn the Gift.

Death Whispers (Lupus Rank 3)


The ancient Greeks associated the wolf with death. Hecate wore three wolf heads, while Charon wore
wolf ears. Lupus with this Gift echo that connection. By standing entirely still near a recently dead
body, the lupus can hear the final worlds of the deceased. These words are often rambling and
incoherent, but can provide clues and understanding of what happened at the moment of their death, or
of their most prominent thoughts at the moment of their demise.
System: The lupus must stand next to the corpse and stay entirely still, trying to hear the very soft
whispers. The player then rolls Perception + Occult (diff 7). To successfully hear the death whispers,
the lupus must obtain more successes than the number of hours the body has been dead. More
successes than required increase the clarity of the whisper. This Gift may be attempt only once per dead
body.
Taught by: Wolf
Book: PG3e

Monkey Tail (Lupus Rank 3)


Although the lupus' tail retains the appearance of a regular wolf's tail, it gains far more agility and
flexibility. Although incapable of fine manipulation, the tail can grasp objects, wrap around branches or
allow the Garou to hang upside down. The tail can also attack from an unexpected direction. A
Monkey-spirit must be persuaded to teach a Garou this Gift
System: After learning this Gift, the Garou's tail automatically becomes prehensile whenever she likes.
In order to manipulate the tail successfully, the player must make a Dexterity + Athletics roll (difficulty
6). The difficulty can increase for very delicate operations. If the Garou's strength exceeds her Stamina,
she can use the tail to hang or swing. When attempting to lift objects with her tail, the Garou's strength
rating is halved. If used as an attack, the damage from the tail is Strength-1.

Name the Spirit (Lupus Rank 3)


The Garou is able to detect the type of approximate Trait levels (Rage, Power, etc) of a spirit. This Gift
is taught by a spirit servant of the Uktena totem.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Perception + Occult (difficulty 8).

Strength of Gaia (Lupus Rank 3)


The Goddess blesses her child with enhanced strength to defeat her enemies. The Garou must maintain
her Lupus form, but she retains the might of the Crinos.
System: The player must spend one Rage point to activate the Gift. Her base strength increases by four,
rather than the normal one, in her Lupus form. The Gift works only in Lupus form and its effects cease
if she shapeshifts. In any case, the Gift's effects last one scene.
Book: Wild West Companion

Beast Life (Lupus Rank 4)


The Garou may not only communicate with animals, but can attract and command them. If there are no
animals of the sort desired in the vicinity, none can be called. This Gift is taught by any Animal-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Animal Ken (difficulty 7). One
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(two successes indicate a 20-mile radius). The effect lasts for one scene, but the time may be extended
by spending one Gnosis point per extra scene.

Gnaw (Lupus Rank 4)


The Garou may strengthen her jaws to the point that, given time, she can chew through just about
anything. In addition, her jaws do more damage in combat. This Gift is taught by a Wolf-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Stamina + 4 against a variable difficulty (3
for wood, 6 for steel cables, 9 for a titanium door). The length of time it takes to gnaw through
something is up to the Storyteller. When employing this power in combat, the Garou's bite does an
extra die of damage.

Venom (Lupus Rank 4)


A common trick of desert-dwelling Garou, this Gift allows the user to produce a noxious venom. The
werewolf's bile can incapacitate or even kill a victim. The Garou is immune to her own poison, but she
can be incapacitated by another Garou's venom attack. A venomous snake spirit teaches this gift. Most
Garou hesitate to make deals with snakes or serpents, but sometimes necessity outweighs prejudice.
System: After making a successful bite attack, the Garou must roll Stamina+Primal Urge in a resisted
roll against the target's Stamina+4. For every additional success the attacker gets, the victim receives an
additional nonsoakable, aggravated wound along with whatever damage the bite caused. Each success
also reduces the target's Stamina by one level until the victim loses consciousness. Additional poison
bites can force the victim into a coma and eventually kill her.
Taught by: Snake spirits

Boon of the Animal Fathers (Lupus Rank 5)


By entreaty to a specific to a specific Animal Father, the Garou can gain that specific animal totem for a
scene. If the Garou entreaties Father Moose, the Garou can gain Moose as his totem for that scene,
gaining all the benefits as if she were allied to that totem. This does not give the special powers granted
by the metis gift Totem Gift, only the regular benefits of a totem alliance. The Animal Fathers are
believed to be different, more specific, aspects of the animal totems. This gift only works with totems
that embody "real" animals; Unicorn or Pegasus cannot be entreated with this gift.
System: The Garou must spend 2 Gnosis and make a successful Charisma + Primal-Urge roll. This gift
may only be used once per scene.

Elemental Gift (Lupus Rank 5)


The Garou may call upon the primal force of Gaia Herself, thereby commanding the spirits of the
elements. The Garou can cause the elements to rise up, undulate forward, and even engulf foes. This
Gift summons an elemental spirit, not merely the raw matter of the elements. This Gift is taught by an
elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Occult (difficulty 8). If successful,
he may control a large volume of air, earth, water, or fire - approximately 20' by 20' per success. The
effect lasts for one scene.

Song of the Great Beast (Lupus Rank 5)


The Garou must be in the deep wilderness to employ this Gift. If so, he can, by howling at the sky, call
one of the Great Beasts - the ancient creatures that used to walk the Earth in ages past - to his aid.
Examples of Beasts are the Sasquatch (Bigfoot), the Willawau (giant owl), the Yeti, the great
megalodon sharks that swam the seas eons ago, and other legendary creatures. Who knows - there are
rumors of surviving dinosaurs in the deep Congo... This Gift is taught by a Nature-spirit.
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Primal-Urge (difficulty 9). More
successes improve the Beast's disposition.

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Gifts for Ragabash


Auspice - Ragabash

Blur of the Milky Eye (Ragabash Rank 1)


The Garou's form becomes a shimmering blur, allowing him to pass unnoticed among others. Once the
Garou has been seen, however, this Gift is negated until the viewer has again been distracted. This Gift
is taught by a Chameleon-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Stealth (difficulty 8[6]). Each success increases by one the
difficulties of all Perception rolls made to detect him.

Open Seal (Ragabash Rank 1)


With this Gift the Garou can open nearly any sort of closed or locked device. This Gift is taught by a
Raccoon-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Gnosis (difficulty of the local Gauntlet rating).

Scent of Running Water (Ragabash Rank 1)


The Garou can completely mask her scent, making herself virtually impossible to track. This Gift is
taught by a Fox-spirit.
System: The difficulties of all rolls to track the Garou are increased by two. This Gift becomes an
innate ability to the Garou who learns it. She need not expend any points or make any rolls.

Sense Limits (Ragabash Rank 1)


The Garou can determine approximately the amount of Rage, Gnosis or Willpower within an
individual. This ability enables the Garou to judge whether or not her target can resist an attempt to
influence her actions or whether she is likely to draw upon her supply of Gnosis or Rage. This Gift also
allows a Garou to gauge whether or not other supernaturals are currently weak-willed or drained of
some other source of power. For example, a Garou may be able to tell that a vampire has little power
but may not realise that the Leech's blood supply is low. This Gift also enables a Garou to sense
whether an Umbral spirit's Power is weak or near depletion.
System: The player rolls Perception + Occult (difficulty 8). Each success enables the character to
determine the general levels of Rage, Gnosis and Willpower for one targetted individual. Additional
successes allow the character access to more specific information about a single target or else gives her
general information about another target. The Storyteller should not give the player precise numbers,
but should relay information in relative terms ("The Black Spiral Dancer has used most of his Rage but
still has a lot of Willpower and Gnosis left", "The mage has plenty of magical energy left inside her").
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Child of Gaia Rank 1)
System: The player rolls Perception + Occult (difficulty 8). More successes allow for a more
accurate measure of the traits of the victim - one may only allow for a general impression,
whereas 3 succesess could give the Garou a fairly accurate idea of the balance within that
victiom, and 5 might give a more absolute impression. The Storyteller should not give the player
precise numbers, but should relay information in relative terms ("The Black Spiral Dancer has
used most of his Rage but still has a lot of Willpower and Gnosis left", "The mage has plenty of
magical energy left inside her").

Snow Running (Ragabash Rank 1)

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The severe winters in much of Europe can immobilize a village or greatly impair a wolf pack. This Gift
allows a werewolf to circumvent the problems caused by heavy snowfall. The Garou using this Gift can
run across snow or ice as if it were solid ground, without sinking in or leaving footprints. The Silver
Fangs are said to have a version of this Gift that lends them more supernatural grace while treading on
ice or snow, but leaves their tracks behind. The Gift is taught by an Ice elemental.
System: The Garou need only spend a Gnosis point. The effects last for a day.
Taught by: Ice elemental
Book: Werewolf: The Dark Ages

Speed of the Messenger (Ragabash Rank 1)


This Gift increases the movement rate of the Garou so that he can travel long distances in short periods
of time. The character's body seems to flow like quicksilver, enabling him to accomplish astounding
feats of agility while under the effects of this Gift. Thus, the Garou can travel rapidly across a tree
limbor along a narrow wooden beam without slowing down or faltering.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point and rolls Dexterity + Athletics (difficulty 8). One success
allows the character to move at twice her normal speed; two successes gives her three times normal
speed, while three successes allows the character to move four times as quickly. More than three
successes cause the character to assume a blurry form that confers two extra dice to any rolls involving
Dexterity while the character is in motion. The effect lasts for one turn or one scene, depending on the
circumstance. This Gift affects movement only and cannot allow a character to stop to deliver blows in
combat without ending the Gift's duration. Thus, a character can use the Gift to get to a combat more
quickly, but once she engages in battle, she loses the benefits conferred by the Gift.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Trailblazer (Ragabash Rank 1)


With this Gift, the Garou can wend his way through thick underbrush as if walking on the open plains.
The Ragabash also finds the fastest trails and shortest routes from one location to another. When used
in a town or city, the Garou can still find the shortcuts through alleys and dart through crowded streets
with ease. A Crow-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player must roll her Perception + Survival, or Larceny in cities (difficulty 7). The number
of successes equals the quality of the new route and decreases travel time. Every success reduces travel
time approximately 10 percent, up to a maximum of half the original travel time. The difficulty of any
rolls to track the user increase by two when this Gift is active.
Taught by: Crow-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Alter Scent (Ragabash Rank 2)


The Garou can change his scent trail to evade a hunter or leave a false trail. The Garou can reproduce
any scent he has encountered, from deer to diesel trucks. A Skunk-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Wits + Primal Urge to reproduce any scent the Garou has encountered
(difficulty 6). The number of successes determines the accuracy of the false scent. Garou with this Gift
can reproduce the aroma of other Garou or even inanimate objects.

Blissful Ignorance (Ragabash Rank 2)


The Garou can become completely invisible to all sense, spirits or monitoring devices by remaining
still. This Gift is taught by a Chameleon- spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Dexterity + Stealth (difficulty 7); each success subtracts one success from the
Perception + Alertness rolls of those actively looking for the character. If no one is so doing, then one
success indicates complete concealment.

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Obscure the Truth (Ragabash Rank 2)


Not many Garou can look a Philodox in the eye and get away with bald-faced lies. The Ragabash with
this Gift has an edge over all his kin. She can calmly explain that the sky is green or gleefully regale her
comrades with the exploits of a lone, heroic Ragabash and have no fear of being called on her prank.
System: By spending a Gnosis point, the Ragabash gains an air of sincerity that is nearly impossible to
penetrate. Once activated, consider the Ragabash's Subterfuge to be double its normal rating.

Peace of the Counselor (Ragabash Rank 2)


This Gift enables a Garou to bring even the most heated discussion to a peaceful conclusion. Though it
does not preclude more hostilities from erupting at a later time, the Gift creates an atmosphere of
temporary true among enemies or prevents tribe leaders from coming to blows over volatile issues.
During the grace period, the Garou can attempt to resolve the circumstances underlying the state of
enmity - such as encouraging the participants in a dispute to begin negotiations or achieving a
compromise
System: The player spends a Willpower point and rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty of the highest
Willpower among the quarreling individuals). One success causes combatants to stop fighting (or
prevents them from initiating combat) for one turn. Each extra success increases the length of time in
which peace prevails by an additional turn; five successes extends the Gift to an entire scene.
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH

Sense of the Prey (Ragabash Rank 2)


The character, if he knows anything about his prey, can track it down as rapidly as he can travel. This
unerring sense of direction operates anywhere, and is used to track spirits through the Umbra as well as
to find beings on Earth. This Gift is taught by a Wolf- or Dog-spirit.
System: No roll is required unless the target is actively hiding, in which case a Perception + Enigmas
roll is made against a difficulty of the target's Wits + Stealth. If the target is a spirit, the difficulty is the
spirit's Gnosis.

Shadow Puppetry (Ragabash Rank 2)


This strange Gift is not commonly known amongst the Garou. The Gift allows the Garou who
possesses it to effectively steal the shadow of another being, and use it to determine what they may be
doing once they have left the Garou's presence.

System: Stealing another's shadow is not a subtle process. The Ragabash must pounce on the shadow
of the victim (roll Dexterity + Brawl, diff 8) and if successful, spend a Gnosis point to 'tear it off'. Once
the shadow is detached, the Ragabash must continue to hold it firmly, else it will fly away (lose 2 dice
off all actions).
However, until sundown of that evening, the shadow of the victim (usually held up against a wall) will
continue to silhoutte the victim's actions, perhaps giving clues to their current activities. A victim may
feel strange for the time during which their shadow is held by the Garou, and others may notice its loss
(Perception + Alertness, difficulty 7) simply by being in the presence of the victim.
Taught by: Shadow and cat spirits
Book: Damien

Sticky Fingers (Ragabash Rank 2)


This trick coats the fingers of a Garou with a silvery substance that adheres to anything, making it
possible to climb slick vertical surfaces with ease. In addition, this Gift also assists a Garou in pilfering
small items such as credit cars, keys or loose change.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis. The ability to cling to sheer surfaces is automatic. In
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appropriate; he might get extra dice on a pickpocketing attempt, but not when trying to hot-wire a car.
The effect lasts for one scene
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Taking the Forgotten (Ragabash Rank 2)


Not only is the Ragabash an accomplished thief, but those from whom she steals often never realize
they have been robbed. If the character succeeds in stealing something, her victim will forget he ever
possessed the stolen item. This Gift is taught by a Mouse-spirit.
System: The Garou must score three successes on a Wits + Stealth roll (difficulty of the victim's
Intelligence + Streetwise).

Deliberate Misinformation (Ragabash Rank 3)


The Garou can slip confusing and contrary information into his target's conversation, making their
plans fall apart or otherwise causing them to suffer from a gross breakdown in communications.
Opponents in the immediate vicinity of the Garou mishear each other or misinterpret instructions. The
information affected by this Gift must be communicated verbally - either in person or through the use
of a direct communication device such as a telephone or other transmission device.
System: The player rolls Perception + Linguistics (difficulty of the target's Willpower, or the highest
Willpower in the target group). Each success allows the character to subject one opponent to the effects
of this Gift. All actions that result from information communicated verbally receive a +2 difficulty;
simple orders, such as proceeding to a certain address or moving to the left or right flank in battle,
automatically go awry. The Gift lasts for one scene.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Empty Hand (Ragabash Rank 3)


The Garou's hand may seem to grasp the air, while in reality it may hold a pistol or even a stick of
dynamite. This Gift obscures one possession for the Garou, making it completely undetectable to
others. A Raccoon-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player grasps the item and spends one Willpower point to make the object undetectable.
The object must be hand-held and should not be larger than the Garou's arm. For one scene, the item
remains undetectable to all senses (including peeking from the Umbra) except touch, even if the Garou
drops it. Unfortunately, even the Gift user can't see the item, so dropping it is bad.
Taught by: Raccoon-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Fly Feet (Ragabash Rank 3)


Like an insect, the Garou can now cling to vertical surfaces. She can walk along walls or hang from a
ceiling. The adhesive grip of the Garou can even assist her when catching falling objects or seizing
handholds when she is falling. A fly-spirit, naturally, teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou can automatically activate this Gift with a Dexterity + Athletics rolls. The difficulty
depends on the surface. For instance, wood or stone is difficulty 5; glass or ice is difficulty 9. Moving
along the ceiling increases the difficulty by 1. The Storyteller should halve all movement rates unless
the player rolls five or more successes.

Gremlins (Ragabash Rank 3)


The Garou can cause a technological device to malfunction merely by touching it. Use of this Gift
actually intimidates the spirit that inhabits the device and causes it to function. If the Garou can
sufficiently frighten the spirit, it will flee the device, causing it to malfunction permanently. This Gift is
taught by a Gremlin, a type of Wyld spirit that enjoys breaking things.

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System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Intimidation; the difficulty is determined by the complexity of
the item (see below). The more successes the Garou obtains, the more the device is damaged. Five
successes permanently disable the device (the spirit has fled). Good roleplaying might certainly warrant
one to three additional dice at the discretion of the Storyteller.
Device Difficulty
Computer 4
Phone 6
Automobile 8
Knife 10

Laughter (Ragabash Rank 3)


Those who learn this Gift can cause others to realise the humour of any situation - in fact, the uproarous
hilarity of any situation. This Gift is taught by Tulu the Kookaburra
System: After spending a Gnosis point, the player rolls Charisma + Expression (difficulty of the target's
Willpower). If successful, the target is struck by how funny the situation is and breaks into peals of
laughter. Any attack made by the target against the Tulu Child suffers a penalty of the number of
sucesses rolled to the dice pool (just looking at the Child is enough to cause spontaneous belly laughs).

Open Moon Bridge (Ragabash Rank 3)


The Garou has the ability to open a Moon Bridge, with or without the permission of the totem of that
caern. This Gift is taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. See the Rite of the Opened Bridge (pg. 141) for more
information on opening Moon Bridges. The maximum distance that can thereby be covered is 1,000
miles.

Pall of Despar (Ragabash Rank 3)


This Gift inflicts a wave of despair upon a targetted individual, making the victim incapable of action
due to feelings of profound melancholy.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). A successful roll causes the victim to experience a feeling similar to Harano (or,
in the case of humans, clinical depression). This state of mind forces the victim to roll her Willpower in
order to take any action, while combat becomes almost impossible. (Optionally, the Storyteller can
enforce the limitations of Harano found in the Werewolf Players guide, pg 207). The effects of this Gift
last for one scene.
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH

Reynard's Lie (Ragabash Rank 3)


The Ragabash can tell the most blatant lies and have them accepted as truth, at least for a little while.
Even the most stern-faced priest or suspicious baron will believe the Garou's pleas of innocence, no
matter how guilty she may be. This Gift is taught by a Fox-spirit.
System: The player tells the lie and rolls Wits + Subterfuge (difficulty is the target's Wits + Subterfuge,
or the highest rating in a crowd). Two successes convince a single individual; three are required to dupe
multiple listeners at once. In any event, convinced listeners believe the lie for the duration of the scene.
However, the roll must always be made after the lie has been told; it's easy to get into rouble by trusting
this Gift to protect you. A failed roll raises suspicion; a botch makes the listeners outright hostile.
Taught by: Fox-spirit
Book: Werewolf: The Dark Ages

Riddle (Ragabash Rank 3)

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Taking their cue from numerous trickster legends, some Ragabash love to confuse their targets with
unusual quizzes and mysterious puzzles. Those with this Gift add a little spiritual punch into the mix,
slowly driving their targets mad with riddles. A spirit servant of Sphinx teaches this Gift.
System: The player must first create (or find) a riddle to be told. It must have a solid answer that can be
understood by most people. After telling it to the victim, the player spends one Gnosis. From then on,
the victim will be driven to distraction by the riddle and until he can solve it, he suffers a +1 difficulty
to all rolls.In addition, every morning the victim loses one Willpower. Should this drain him entirely of
Willpower, he will go a little crazy, most commonly by barricading himself in his room for a day and
refusing to come out. At the end of the day, however, the riddle will no longer concern him.
Taught by: Spirit servant of Sphinx
Book: PG3e

Shadow Tracking (Ragabash Rank 3)


Shadow Tracking allows a Garou to grapple and pin the shadow of a victim, holding it in place. If the
victim flees, their shadow is stretched and lengthened, but remains pointing towards their current
direction until sundown, or until the Garou lets go of the pinned shadow.

System: Stealing another's shadow is not a subtle process. The Ragabash must pounce on the shadow
of the victim (roll Dexterity + Brawl, diff 8) and if successful, spend a Gnosis point to pin it down. The
Garou must remain holding the shadow to the ground with at least one hand, and cannot move about
while the Gift is enacted.
Taught by: Shadow and cat spirits
Book: Damien

Silence (Ragabash Rank 3)


By invoking this Gift, the Ragabash can cause all sounds made within their presence to vanish into the
Gauntlet, thus silencing the area around them. No normal sounds may be made by anyone within the
effect, including the user.
System: With the expenditure of two Gnosis points and a roll of Manipulation + Stealth (difficulty 7)
the Garou can completely silence an area. Each success adds another 5 yards to the area of affect. Any
Gifts which require the use of sound (eg: Clap of Thunder) require the two Garou to make a resisted
Gnosis roll against difficulty 6. The winner's Gift takes precedence over the loser's.

Fool's Luck (Ragabash Rank 4)


This Gift allows the Garou to tamper with Fate - when things go catastrophically wrong for the
werewolf, they can insist that there must have been some mistake.
System: By spending one Gnosis point, the character can choose to disregard one botched roll per
scene and roll again. This can only be done when the roll concerned the Ragabash's Auspice roll - a roll
for stealth, trickery or such, and not combat, tracking, singing or spirit interaction.

Harmonius Slumber (Ragabash Rank 4)


This Gift enables the Garou to create a perfect environment for sleep even in the most difficulty
circumstances. Under the influence of this Gift, the Garou receives the equivalent of eight hours of
restful sleep and awakens refreshed and with his spirits revived.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Stamina + Enigmas (difficulty 7). One success is
necessary to affect the character. Each additional success allows him to include another individual in
the effects of the Gift. A failure means that the Gift does not work, while a botch inflicts restless sleep
on the character, with no benefits. When a character awakens from a successful use of this Gift, he
finds that his Gnosis is fully replenished. The nap can last for up to eight hours, although only two
hours are necessary to reap full benefits.
Taught by: Lu-Bat

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Book: RatH
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Ragabash Rank 4)
System: The player rolls Stamina + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Each success allows the character to
regain a point of Willpower and Gnosis while they sleep, or to include another individual in the
effects of the Gift (a connection of some sort, physical, or spiritual is necessary to include others
in the Gift's effects). A failure means that the Gift does not work, while a botch inflicts restless
sleep on the character, and they lose a Willpower point. The nap can last for up to eight hours,
although only two hours are necessary to reap full benefits.

Luna's Blessing (Ragabash Rank 4)


When the moon is visible in the night sky, silver refuse to cause the Garou aggravated wounds. Indeed,
if the moon waxes full, silver weapons may well turn on those who would wield them against the
character. This Gift is taught by a Lune.
System: For each strike against the Garou, the wielder of the weapon must roll three extra dice on the
attack; these dice are read only to check for botches. The Garou can soak and regenerate silver as if it
were normal damage, but only when the moon is visible. Thus, the Garou is still vulnerable during a
new moon.

Mercurial Messenger (Ragabash Rank 4)


This Gift enables a Garou who overhears a conversation or who is entrusted with a message to
remember what she has heard. At a later time, the Garou may repeat back verbatim everything heard
over a single scene as if she had total recall. The Gift allows the Garou to reproduce voice intonations,
accents and speech patterns or mannerisms which match those of the original speaker. In addition, the
Garou can approximate the speaker's actual voice.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Linguistics (difficulty 7). Each success
increases the accuracy of the character's delivery of the remembered conversation or message. If
necessary, the Storyteller may repeat the conversation for the benefit of the character's audience. A
failure means that the character remembers only what the player remembers. A botch introduces a
series of discrepancies into the repetition.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

The Crawling Hand (Ragabash Rank 4)


This eerie and somewhat macabre Gift allows the Ragabash to detach their hand, allowing it to crawl
off and perform tasks. Controlling this disembodied hand requires more concentration than usual - it is
an odd feeling to feel items 20 feet away at first.
System: The Garou must roll Dexterity + Primal Urge (difficulty 9) to detach the hand - only one
success is necessary. At least one die must be allocated from any Dice Pool to the hand per turn. To
perform find manual tasks, the player must make a Perception + Athletics roll (difficulty 5) to adjust to
the weird situation. The character must retrieve their hand to reattach it (within the scene) or regenerate
another (as if they had four aggravated Health Levels of damage, which heal at the rate of one per
week). The hand may travel up to Wits * 3 yards away from the werewolf.

Whelp Body (Ragabash Rank 4)


With this Gift a Garou may deliver a devastating curse upon a foe's body, causing it to weaken or palsy.
Many consider the use of this power on a foe to be a declaration of unending war. This Gift is taught by
a Pain- spirit or a spirit of Disease.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Gnosis; this roll is resisted by the target's Gnosis
roll. The Garou's difficulty is the opponent's Willpower, while her victim's difficulty is the Ragabash's
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Physical Attributes. The effect is permanent, although the victim may restore these Attributes via
experience. This Gift may be used only once per scene against a given opponent.

Blank (Ragabash Rank 5)


"Consider it a bio-electrical blackout." That's how Pat O'Reidy described this Gift, and it remains the
best description there is for it. For a short period, everyone in the room simply goes blank. They still
stand upright (unless they were laying down to begin with, but eyes close, senses go dead, and nobody
moves. Meanwhile, the Ragabash can move about without being seen, or can take actions they
otherwise couldn't. Any actual attempt to harm someone will break the communcal trance, so slitting
their throat while they remain unconscious won't work. But you could certainly pick someone up, put
him in the trunk of a car,and take him elsewhere. A spirit of electricity or an electric eel spirit
teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends three Rage and rolls Gnosis (difficulty 8). Each success "blanks" every
person in a room for one turn. Supernatural creatures (including vampires, mages and imbued hunters)
can make a resisted Willpower roll (again, difficulty 8) against the Ragabash's Gnosis roll. Every extra
success the Ragabash gains over his target blanks the victim for one turn.
Taught by: Electricity or electric eel spirits
Book: PG3e

Burden of Knowledge (Ragabash Rank 5)


The Garou floods an individual with the knowledge of all her own limitations, making the victim aware
of every flaw or failing and reminding her of all the wrongs she has committed or caused. The weight
of this enlightenment can either change an individual for the better, or drive her into suicidal despair or
murderous frenzy. Few individuals survive the effect of this Gift unscathed. This Gift can sometimes
bring an errant Garou back from the edge of corruption or cause an enemy of the Garou to be "born
again".
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Intelligence + Empathy (difficulty of the victim's
Willpower). Success causes the victim to experience every negative aspect of her personality and past,
including secret vices, shortcomings, failures and other similar faults. The Storyteller should decide
what ultimate effect the Gift produces in the victim - either a desire to reform her ways and corrent her
failings, an impulse to kill herself out of shame and despair or some course of action in between the
two extremes. Once the victim has experienced the total effect of the Gift, the intense awareness begins
to fade - but residual memories may plague the victim for a long time afterward.
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH

Madthought (Ragabash Rank 5)


This trick literally makes the werewolf's foes too clever for their own good. The Garou can cause her
enemies' thought processes to speed up so radically that they literally think too rapicly to put any one
plan into motion. The victim of the Gift can only stand still as his thoughts run away with him, rushing
madly from one brilliant plan to another or considering all the multiple alternatives for their "next"
action.
System: The player spends a point of Willpower and rolls Wits + Subterfuge (difficulty of the victim's
Willpower). The number of successes determines how many turns the victim stands "lost in though".
When the victim recovers from the Gift, he is most likely highly disoriented, and may need to regain
focus and otherwise discover what's been happening while he "was out". A failure simply means that
the Gift does not work, while a botch gives the victim not only rapid thought but the ability to translate
those thoughts into immediate action - usually to the detriment of the character.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

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Steal Spirit (Ragabash Rank 5)


The Ragabash can steal an opponent's strength of spirit or her Rage. With her ill-gotten gains, she can
pummel her drained opponent.
System: The player rolls her Wits + Larceny (difficulty equals the target's Willpower). The number of
successes indicates the number of temporary Rage or Willpower points (not both) that the victim loses.
The player receives that number of points to the appropriate statistic up to her permanent maximum. If
she receives Rage in excess of her permanent rating, she must make an immediate frenzy roll.
Book: Wild West Companion

The Thousand Forms (Ragabash Rank 5)


Most trickster archetypes are shapeshifters and the Ragabash is no different. The Garou with this Gift
may change herself into any animal between the sizes of a small bird and a bison. The Garou gains all
the natural abilities of that animal (flight, poison bite, etc) She may not take the form of Wyrm-beasts
(not that they would want to!), but she may take the form of mythical beasts with some extra effort.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Animal Ken. The difficulty varies,
rising higher the farther removed from the Garou's natural form the desired animal is. For example, an
ape or panther (mammals of roughly similar mass) might be difficulty 5, while an alligator (a reptile of
larger mass) might be difficulty 7, and a frog might be difficulty 9. Mimicking mythical animals is
always difficuly 10.
Book: WW3e

Thieving Talons of the Magpie (Ragabash Rank 5)


The Garou can steal the powers of others and use them herself. These powers can be Garou Gifts, spirit
Charms, vampiric Disciplines, mage Spheres, etc. This Gift is taught by, of course, a Magpie-spirit.
System: The Garou must gain three successes on a Wits + Stealth roll (difficulty of the target's
Willpower). If successful, the Garou can use the specified power for each successive turn she is willing
to spend a Gnosis point.

Violation (Ragabash Rank 5)


Those few Garou privy to the secret of Violation well know the hate and revulsion of others. This
power requires the Garou to make physical contact with the target, but once that has happened, the
victim is quickly overwhelmed by feelings of defilement. To learn this Gift, the Garou must confront a
malevolent spirit (not necessarily a Bane) in spirit combat; if he wins, he may wrest the knowledge of
the Gift from it.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Primal-Urge (difficulty of the target's Willpower). For the
next turn, and for a number of turns equal to the number of successes, the victim cannot spend Rage or
Willpower. Additionally, the difficulties of all Willpower rolls are increased by two, while the
difficulties of Rage rolls are decreased by two (the victim may not be able to direct his anger, but he
definitely feels it).

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Gifts for Theurge


Auspice - Theurge

Find the Portent (Theurge Rank 1)


With this Gift, a Garou can call for and receive some omen or portent which can help her determine her
next course of action. The Garou must meditate for a few minutes in order to place herself in a
receptive state so that she can recognise the sign that comes to her.
System: No roll is necessary, but the player must spend a point of Gnosis. The Storyteller then
produces some sort of omen or portent to serve as a hint for the character about what lies in the future.
("A black bird carrying something in its beak flies north", "You feel a sense of dread about entering this
part of the forest").
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Lambent Sight (Theurge Rank 1)


This Gift allows the Garou the ability to see under circumstances where sight would normally be
impossible, such as in conditions of total darkness (inside a deep cave, for example) or if the Garou is
blindfolded. This Gift provides illumination for the Garou equivalent to that of a full Moon.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis; no roll is necessary. The effects of this Gift last for one
scene. This Gift cannot grant sight to one who is naturally blind.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Mother's Touch (Theurge Rank 1)


The Garou is able to heal the wounds of others, aggravated or otherwise, simply by laying hands over
the afflicted area. The Garou may not heal herself with the Gift. This Gift is taught by a Unicorn-spirit.
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Medicine (difficulty of the
wounded individual's Rage, or 6 for non-Garou). Each success heals one Health Level. Even battle
scars may be cured in this manner, but this must be done in the same scene the scar was obtained and
requires the expenditure of a Gnosis point. There is no limit to how many times this may be used on a
person, but each use requires a Gnosis point.

Sense Wyld (Theurge Rank 1)


The Garou invoking this Gift may sense Wyld energies or spirits in the nearby area. This Gift is taught
by a Wyld-spirit
System: The player must roll Perception + Enigmas. The difficulty is based on the strength of the local
influence (a Garou in a forest would be difficulty 5).

Sense Wyrm (Theurge Rank 1)


The Garou can sense manifestations of the Wyrm in the nearby area. This Gift involves a mystical
sense, not a visual or olfactory image, although Garou using this Gift are likely to say, "This place
stinks of the Wyrm." This power requires active concentration. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant
of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Occult. The difficulty for this Gift is based on the concentration
and strength of the Wyrm's influence (sensing a single formor in a room would have a difficulty of 6).
Vampires can be sensed using this Gift, but only those with Humanity scores lower than 7.

Spirit Speech (Theurge Rank 1)

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This Gift allows the Garou to communicate with encountered spirits. The Garou is thus able to address
them whether they wish to be addressed or not. Of course, nothing (usually) prevents the spirit from
leaving. This Gift can be taught by any spirit.
System: Once learned, this Gift allows the Garou to understand the communication of spirits
intuitively. Some spirits, such as Banes, may not always be understood.

Uncloak the Hidden (Theurge Rank 1)


By concentrating on a person, object or area, the Garou can determine whether or not her target is
hiding anything. The Garou can spot disguises, concealed weapons and wires; determine if a room
contains trapdoors, hidden cameras, microphones and wire taps; or if someone lurks in a hidden
passage. The Gift does not, however, allow the Garou to seek beneath the disguise, determine the
nature of a concealed weapon or tell what lies within a hidden wall safe - this trick reveals only that a
deception is present. The Garou must concentrate on the target in order to invoke this Gift.
System: The player rolls Perception + Investigation (difficulty 8). Extra successes might reveal more
facts about the subject, if multiple secrets exist to be sought out. The Storyteller should inform the
player of her characters' knowledge in general terms ("That man has some sort of disguise"; "The floor
contains a hollow beneath the floorboards").
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Command Spirit (Theurge Rank 2)


The character can manipulate encountered spirits, giving simple commands and expecting their
compliance. While she cannot summon spirits by name with this Gift , she can interact with those she
meets. This Gift is taught by any Incarna avatar.
System: The Garou must spend a Willpower point and roll Charisma + Leadership (difficulty of the
spirit's Gnosis). Each successive command requires the expenditure of another Willpower point. Note
that the Garou cannot command spirits to leave areas to which they have been bound; that requires the
Exorcism Gift (see below).

Hidden Depths (Theurge Rank 2)


This Gift allows a Garou to uncover some hidden piece of information, or to decipher some cryptic
passage of text. The Gift can also enable a Garou to figure out who the real power behind the scenes is
in a given situation
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 8). Each
success allows the character to learn one hidden or concealed fact about the person, place or thing
targetted by the Gift. For example, one line of prophecy may be explained for each success. The
Storyteller should decide the overall effects of this Gift so that players do not attempt to avoid pursuing
other avenues of investigation.
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Moonpool of Sokhta (Theurge Rank 2)


This Gift enables a Garou to transform clear, standing water into a pool which offers visions of possible
futures. Wilderness ponds, small mountain tarns, pools of clear rainwater or even basins filled with
water can serve as a conduit for the images. The scenes that appear within the pool depict what might
happen unless something occurs to change the course of events. The Garou must concentrate on the
event (or series of events) to get a sense of the outcome. The pool may reflect either literal or symbolic
images.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Enigmas (difficulty 7 for near future
events, difficulty 8 for more distanct occurences). Each success causes one vision of the future to
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successes indicate a failure of the Gift, while a botch produces false visions or an extremely chaotic
jumble of meaningless images.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Name the Spirit (Theurge Rank 2)


The Garou is able to detect the type of approximate Trait levels (Rage, Power, etc) of a spirit. This Gift
is taught by a spirit servant of the Uktena totem.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Perception + Occult (difficulty 8).

Shadow of the Ebon Whisperer (Theurge Rank 2)


This Gift makes the Garou as insubstantial as a shadow and as hard to see. The physical form of the
Garou fades to a murky, dark shape that can slither and flow almost anywhere. Although others can use
certain Gifts to spot the "shadow" werewolf, anyone wishing to do so must first have a reason to
suspect the presence of the Gift's user. This Gift does not function in bright daylight or in places where
no shadows exists - such as a brightly lit room (or a room in total darkness, for that matter).
System: The player spends a point of Willpower and rolls Appearance + Occult (difficulty as assigned
by the Storyteller depending on the surroundings). Each success allows the character to assume the
shadow-form for one scene (or one combat round); even one success can give the character the
advantage of surprise in a battle.
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Sight from Beyond (Theurge Rank 2)


When danger stalks the Garou, or momentous events are in the offing, visions being striking the Garou
without warning. Her dreams are haunted by images of the Cainite elder stalking her; she begins seeing
symbols of the Wyrm wherever she looks; the sky itself opens to show her images of the glorious battle
to come. This Gift is taught by a Crow-spirit.
System: Interpreting these signs is best handled through roleplaying, but the Storyteller can require the
Garou to roll Wits + Occult (difficulty 7) if appropriate.

Spirit Blow (Theurge Rank 2)


A Garou using this Gift is able to 'deflect' an incoming physical blow such that it affects them
spiritually rather than physically. The attack still hits, but instead of taking physical damage the Garou
loses some spiritual energy. This Gift is only useable against physical attacks (such as claws or bullet
wounds), but it also works against aggravated attacks.
System: This Gift is activated by spending a point of Willpower after an attack has been successful, but
before the damage has been resolved. Instead of taking wound levels, the Garou loses as many
temporary gnosis (after soak) as they would have lost wound levels. If they have less temporary gnosis
than damage, the remainder is taken as wound levels.
Taught by: Any animal spirit that leaves part of its body behind (like Drop-tail skinks).
Book: Damien

Spirit Skin (Theurge Rank 2)


Generally, spirits are fairly friendly to Garou, at least ones that aren't automatically hostile to anything.
That doesn't mean, however, that they treat a Garou exactly the same as they treat other spirits, and
that's where this Gift comes in handy. By activating it within the Umbra, the Theurge disguises herself
as a spirit (usually a wolf spirit) to all concerned. She still physically looks exactly like her lupus form,
she simply gives the impression of a spirit rather than Garou. Some Theurge have also used the Gift to
throw off pursuit by hiding in a pack of wolf spirits. A chameleon spirit teaches this Gift.
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wolf spirit, difficulty 8 for anything else). Each success keeps the disguise in place for one hour. While
sometimes imitating a spirit other than a wolf is useful, it should be noted that the character will still
somehow be recognisable as themselves to those looking for them. Even though they will clearly not
look like their Lupus form, someting about them will still give the game away. This Gift is obviously of
little use outside the Umbra.
Taught by: Chameleon spirit
Book: PG3e

Tinker's Touch (Theurge Rank 2)


The Theurge can mend a broken object with a touch, as long as the item contains metal. This Gift is
especially useful for emergency wagon repairs or for fixing guns during a siege.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point to activate the Gift. She must place together and
continuously touch any separated portions of the item to be mended for one turn. During which time,
slipped nails slither solidly back into place, bent rifle barrels straighten, shattered blades re-form, and
so forth. Items blasted to bits (such as an exploded artillery shell) are beyond the scope of Tinker's
Touch. A Metal-spirit teaches this Gift.
Taught by: Metal-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Umbral Tether (Theurge Rank 2)


Although most Theurges would never admit it, even they can become lost in the spirit world from time
to time. This Gift allows the werewolf to spin a spiritual line, resembling spider silk, behind her as she
explores the Umbra. Only the Garou using the Gift can see the trail, thus increasing the Theurge's
reputation as master of the spirit world. A spider spirit teaches this gift.
System: The player does not need to roll to create the trail, but must spend one Gnosis point for every
hour of Umbral travel to maintain it. At dawn, the player must spend an additional Gnosis point to
maintain the trail in the physical world. Although only the werewolf using this Gift can see her trail,
some Gaffling pests occasionally sever or alter the tail without knowing it.
Alternative Versions
From: WW3e (Theurge Rank 1)
As above, but rank 1.

Exorcism (Theurge Rank 3)


This is the Gift of ejecting spirits from places or objects, whether they are there voluntarily or are
bound there. This Gift is taught by any Incarna avatar.
System: If a spirit does not wish to leave, the character must make a Manipulation + Intimidation roll
(difficulty of the spirit's Willpower). If the spirit has been bound to its lodging place (or into a fetish),
then the Exorcist must make a Wits + Subterfuge roll (difficulty 8) and gain more successes than the
binder did when tying the spirit to its location.

Hidden Heart (Theurge Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to take a dangerous piece of knowledge she possesses and lock it away in
her mind so that it becomes inaccessible without a key. The concealed information cannot be taken
from her through mental powers or coercion; she can neither access the information nor remember that
she has something hidden away in her mind. Until someone speaks the trigger word, performs the
appropriate jesture or enacts the conditions set forth in the activation of the Gift, the Garou remains
blissfully unaware of the information she has hidden from everyone - including herself.
System: Before using this Gift, the Garou must set the conditions which will cause the information to
become available to her. This information should be given a trusted ally - after all, the Garou herself
won't even remember that she has a key word, much less a secret. After describing the trigger, the
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necessary for the Gift to take effect. The effect of the Gift lasts until the hidden information is
triggered.
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Moonriver (Theurge Rank 3)


By using this Gift, the Garou may swiftly travel across the surface of a body of water which reflects the
moonlight. She can follow a river or cross a lake so long as she follows the "trail" of the moon's light. If
the light becomes obscured at any point (such as when a cloud passes across the moon), the effects of
the Gift end and the Garou may have to swim or wade to shore.
System: The players rolls Dexterity + Occult. Only one success is needed for the character to gain the
ability to travel the "moonriver". The Garou travels across the water with supernatural speed, typically
three times her normal movement rate. No successes on the roll indicates that the moon is either not
visible or does not shine over a body of water in the character's vicinity. A botch allows the character to
get midway through her journey before the moon's light fails, thus stranding the character in
mid-stream.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Parting the Velvet Curtain (Theurge Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Garou to transport non-Garou into the Umbra. If the non-Garou wants to resist, she
must make a resisted Willpower roll against the bearer of the Gift. This Gift can be used for physical
transport through a reflective surface, or in combination with other Gifts, for spirit travel. While in the
Umbra, the non-Garou are connected to the Gift user by silver threads. The others brought with the
Theurge leave when she does, or at the whim of the Theurge.
System: The player must make their normal Gnosis roll and spend a Willpower point for each
non-Garou or non-Kinfolk that they wish to bring with them. The Theurge can send others home before
herself by spending a Willpower point.

Prophetic Vision (Theurge Rank 3)


This Gift enables the Garou to receive a vision of the future based on the study of the night sky. The
vision usually reveals itself in astrological terms ("Lu-Bat's influence suggests an attitude of
acceptance towards the events of the next several days" or "The intervention of Shantar indicates that
changes may occur rapidly in the near future"). This Gift is taught by a Star spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Wits + Enigmas (difficulty 7). The number of
successes indicates how precise a vision appears to the character. A single success provides vague
information, while three of more successes allows the revelation of specific details. Storytellers should
couch their visions in symbols appropriate to the Incarna and matter at hand; the seer should have to
interpret the vision rather than be spoon-fed.
Taught by: Star spirit
Book: RatH

Pulse of the Invisible (Theurge Rank 3)


Spirits fill the world around the Garou, and none knows this better than the Theurge. Those Garou with
Pulse of the Invisible remain constantly aware of all that spirits do around them and can interact with
them at will. While most of what occurs is barely worth watching, the Garou will be aware of any
dramatic changes. This Gift is taught by any spirit.
System: If the Garou's Gnosis Dice Pool equals or exceeds the Gauntlet, he can automatically see into
the Umbra. Otherwise, he must roll to pierce the Gauntlet, using Perception + Occult (difficulty of the
Gauntlet). Only one success is required. The effect lasts for an entire scene or until the character enters
an area with a hight Gauntlet.

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Quiet Mind (Theurge Rank 3)


This gift allows the user to shield their mental presence. To entities which rely on a mental 'sight' to
perceive others around them, the Garou is fundamentally invisible. The gift user is not any more
resistant to mental attacks once an opponent is aware that the Garou is present (for example, the
Mindspeak gift relies on line of sight, and the Garou using Quiet Mind would not gain any benefits
from their gift when opposing Mindspeak), but it is impossible to locate a remote werewolf by mental
means alone. The gift can also shield a Garou from certain types of scrying, at the ST's discretion.
Attempts to magically or mystically find the Garou from a distance can be resisted by the gift owner.
Effects such as Questing Stone, which rely on a direct contact with spirits and the focus of the Rite, are
not affected, but gifts such as the Uktena gift Scrying may be.
System: By spending a Gnosis point, the character becomes effectively mentally invisible for a scene.
However, to resist scrying effects, the player must roll Wits and Subterfuge against difficulty 8. Each
sucesses cancels a success from the roll of the scyree. A roll may also be called for if the mental sight
of someone searching for the user of the gift is particularly powerful or perceptive.
Taught by: Raven
Book: Damien

Spirit Path (Theurge Rank 3)


The Umbra can often confuse the senses of even the most perceptive tracker. The Theurge who
possesses this Gift can track a particular spirit anywhere in the spirit world. As long as the Garou
knows the spirit's name, she can find that spirit no matter which Umbral realm it takes refuge in. A
cockroach-spirit can teach this Gift.
System: As long as the Garou knows the true name of the spirit, she can use this Gift. She must spend a
Gnosis point to be able to find the spirit. A successful Perception + Enigmas roll (difficulty 8) reveals
the location of the errant Umbral denizen. Some Realms and certain Charms can make this Gift more
difficulty to use. The Gift: Name the Spirit can be used in conjunction with Spirit Path.

Umbral Camoflage (Theurge Rank 3)


Although perfectly visible in the physical world, this Gift renders the Garou undetectable by spirits. In
conjunction with other Gifts, Umbral Camouflage can make the user vanish from all perception. Garou
who use this Gift in the Umbra might as well be someplace else entirely. A Wind-spirit teaches this
Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point, and for the remainder of the scene, she is completely
invisible to spiritual senses. She may move about as normal but cannot make any attack actions without
disrupting the Gift. In the Umbra, the Garou becomes completely undetectable.
Taught by: Wind-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Umbral Tracking (Theurge Rank 3)


Usually only the Garou who creates an Umbral tether can see it. If a Theurge has this Gift, that is no
longer true. This Gift is taugh by a fly spirit.
System: By spending one point of Gnosis, the Garou can see all active Umbral tethers around her. She
does not know to whome the tethers belong, but can tell in what direction it extends to the Garou. If the
Garou attempts to break the tether, the tether's creator knows immediately and may make a resisted
Strength + Occult roll at difficulty 6 against the Garou. If the attacker gains more successes, the tether
is destroyed.
Taught by: Fly spirits
Book: PG3e

Unravel (Theurge Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to put together seemingly random bits of information to form a tentative

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analysis of a situation and formulate a course of action. This is particularly useful in situations where
gathering concrete information is difficult or in extremely complex situations.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Intelligence + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Only on
success is necessary to make sense out of even the most confusing situation, but each additional success
furhter clarifies matters. (The player may ask the Storyteller to explain to her what is actually going on
in a given scene and use that information as character knowledge).
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Blank Slate (Theurge Rank 4)


The Garou can completely remove a single piece of information from her own mind or from that of
another. This Gift becomes useful in situations where an individual has come across some dangerous
knowledge that might lead to her death for possessing it. The Garou may not only remove the
information - such as the identity of the Garou mole within a hostile group or the location of a safe
house for ecoterrorists - but she may also smooth over the edges of the victim's memory so that he does
not realise anything is missing. THe Garou may also use this Gift to alter her own memories in
situations where she feels that this is necessary.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). A single success allows the character to excise the desired piece of information.
Additional successes enable the character to make secondary adjustments to the target's memory to hide
the fact that something is missing.
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Grasp the Beyond (Theurge Rank 4)


The Garou may take things to and from the Umbra without having to Dedicate them to herself (see Rite
of Talisman Dedication, pg. 144). This includes humans and animals, both willing and unwilling.
Garou often use this power to take loyal Kinfolk with them on Umbral quests or to heal injured Kinfolk
- both body and soul - in mystic Glens.
System: The Garou must grasp the object or person he wishes to take to the spirit world. He must then
spend a number of Willpower points: one for small items, two for larger items (swords, etc) and three
for huge items (including people). He makes the usual Gnosis roll to pierce the Gauntlet and step
sideways; if successful, both he and the desired object or person pass into the Umbra. An unwilling
target may resist with a Willpower roll; each success subtracts one from the Garou's successes. A
Garou attempting to abduct an unwilling victim must achieve at least three successes on his Gnosis roll.
Any person taken to the Umbra, unless she has the ability to step sideways, must rely on the Garou to
escape, or else find an area with a very thin Gauntlet, such as a caern. The Gauntlet rating must be 3 or
lower for a victim to exit of his own accord. If he does exit, he may not reenter the Umbra, no matter
what the Gauntlet rating.

Mooncat (Theurge Rank 4)


This Gift allows the Garou to assume form of a small white cat (one of Sokhta's favoured animals).
THis ability can prove useful for getting into small places (or escaping from such) and remaining
hidden. The Garou has the senses of a cat for the duration of the Gift, including good night sight, the
ability to absorb information through her whiskers and extreme flexibility of movement - however, she
also retains the power of a full-fledged Garou, and is much more dangerous than she looks. Anyone
studying the cat closely can tell that it is not a normal feline because the cat's eyes always reflect the
current phase of the moon regardless of the surrounding light sources.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Dexterity + Animal Ken (difficulty 7). Each
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time before the duration runs out. While in cat form, the Garou retains her Lupus-form Attributes, may
soak silver as if it were ordinary damage (although silver damage is still aggravated), and can inflict
aggravated damage with claw and bite attacks as usual. No successes means that the Gift fails, while a
botch results in a transformation into a misshapen creature somewhere between a cat and a wolf. The
character may choose to end the Gift immediately if this happens.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Obscure the Spirit World (Theurge Rank 4)


This Gift allows the elder to confuse the minds of young Garou, making it impossible for them to step
sideways. The victims of this Gift are blind to the spirit world and all of its denizens. Quite often used
as a punishment, the Gift has obvious tactical advantages when fighting other Garou. A Coyote-spirit
teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point for every Garou she wishes to affect. The Gauntlet
increases by five for those targets. The effect lasts for one story. The Gift can affect up to five Garou at
any one time.
Taught by: Coyote-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Spirit Drain (Theurge Rank 4)


The Garou may drain power from a spirit to feed his own resolve. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant
of the Uktena totem.
System: If the Garou succeeds in a resisted Gnosis vs. Gnosis roll while combating a spirit, the spirit
loses one Power point per success for the rest of the scene. For every two points drained, the Garou
gains a temporary Willpower point, but loses any exceeding her maximum at the end of the scene.

Ultimate Argument of Logic (Theurge Rank 4)


Those who speak with the Garou leave convinced of some fact might otherwise have disbelieved. If
successful, the Garou can cause the target to believe implicitly in one aspect of existence (true or false)
- from the "fact" that the sun revolves around the Earth to the "truism" that the wolf's inherent nature is
that of the pawn. This Gift is taught by a Coyote-spirit.
System: The Garou needs three successes on a Manipulation + Performance roll (difficulty of the
target's Wits + Enigmas).

Whisper in the Dark (Theurge Rank 4)


This Gift allows the Garou to determine a fact detrimental to an individual. The Garou may then use
that piece of knowledge against the target of the Gift, either by holding it over the victim's head or
making the information public.
System: The player rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty 8). Each success enables her to grasp one
piece of heretofore-unknown information about the target of the Gift. Thus, a character can learn that
an individuall owes millions of dollars in gambling debts, hides a murder in his past or funds a
company that systematically pollutes the rivers in a particular state. Failure means that the character
learns nothing, while a botch provides the character with erroneous information leading to the
character's possible embarrassment or dishonour.
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Bring Forth the Future (Theurge Rank 5)


This Gift allows the Garou to call upon Tambiyah to change one facet of the individual's future. The
change must be specific, such as preventing the subject of the Gift from encountering a known situation
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altered, it does allow the Garu to attempt to avert disaster or improve an individual's lot.
System: The player sacrifices a permanent point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty
8). Only one success is necessary to effect a change in a future event. The player should explain to the
Storyteller which element of the future even she wishes to alter. (For example, "I want my packmater to
survive the coming battle against the fomori horde."). If possible, the Storyteller should arrange events
so that the change takes place exactly as stated. The Gift only affects events that will occur within the
24 hours immediately following the activation of the Gift; furthermore, characters cannot ensure the
death or destruction of their foes with this power. Only pleas for preservation meet with the Veiled
Mother's approval
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Diplomatic Immunity (Theurge Rank 5)


This Gift enables the Garou to walk about in the middle of a hostile group without provoking the
outbreak of hostilities. The Garou can enter a caern beloning to a rival or walk openly into the middle
of a group of Black Spiral Dancers in order to retrieve something or deliver a message. The Garou
surrounds herself with an aura of "neutrality" that negates her enemies' or rivals' animosity long enough
to accomplish her task and leave without incident. The Gift only lasts for one scene, after which all bets
are off.
System: The player spends a point of Willpower and rolls Manipulation + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). A
successful roll allows the character to interact with a group of potential enemies for the purpose of
delivering a messsage, retrieving an item or delivering an ultimatum.
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Ebon Binding (Theurge Rank 5)


This Gift allows the Garou to take her knowledge of someone's fault, practice or secret vice and bind a
fitting punishment to that person. Most often, a target suffers crippling pains when he thinks of
indulging in the forbidden action. The Garou may use this Gift to prevent rapists, child molestors,
murderers or traitors from repeat offenses (assuming the Garou allows these individuals to live in the
first place).
System: The player must sacrifice a point of permanent Gnosis and roll her Willpower (difficulty of the
target's Willpower). Only one success is necessary to make the binding permanent.
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Feral Lobotomy (Theurge Rank 5)


With but a thought, the Garou can devolve an opponent's mind to that of an animal, effectively
destroying his intelligence. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant of the Griffin totem.
System: The Garou spends Gnosis (see below) and rolls Wits + Empathy (difficulty of the target's
Willpower + 3 (maximum 10)). If successful, the Garou can permanently destroy a target's Intelligence
Attribute. Two Gnosis points must be spent for each point of Intelligence destroyed, and the Garou
cannot destroy more points than he rolls successes. Additionally, the target begins acting more
animalistic with each point removed.

Moon Dream (Theurge Rank 5)


The Garou petitions Sokhta to grant her a prophetic dream before she falls asleep beneath the light of
the moon. She then enters a state of lucid dreaming in which she explores some potential future. THe
Garou may interact with the creatures and situations she encounters in the dream and, thus, learn the
possible effects of certain actions upon the subject of the dream. The Garou may replay the dream
several times in order to test various actions and their consequences until she awakens from the dream,

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eight hours late. Once the Garou has entered her Moon Dream, she may not be awakened until the full
eight hours has passed.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Enigmas. The number of successes
indicates the degree of control the character has over her part in the dream. The Storyteller may either
take the player aside to run the dream privately or else create a scene that involves the entire troupe
(particularly if the subject of the dream also involes the character's park mates). The dream should give
a reasonably accurate picture of the next two or three scenes so that the character may experiment with
ways of handling the future, or, perhaps, changing it. No successses means that the character receives
no dream while a botch gives the character an eight-hour long nightmre which she cannot remember
but which results in a -1 penalty to all rolls involving Alertness.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Spirit Vessel (Theurge Rank 5)


One of the best kept secrets of the Theurge elders is the ability to channel a spirit. For a short time,
Garou and spirit become one creature with the abilities of both. Usually, the Garou remains in control,
adding the spirit's Charms to her repertoire - but sometimes things go awry. Elementals, especially fire
elementals, understand the workings of this Gift, but metal elementals can also teach it. Banes can also
teach this Gift - but at a dangerous cost.
System: The player rolls her character's Gnosis and spends a Gnosis point to activate the Gift. The Rite
of Summoning chart determines the difficulty of this Gift. Every success allows the Garou to use one of
the spirit's Charms for up to one scene. A botch on the roll indicates that the Garou has lost control of
the combined being, or perhaps that a Bane was channelled instead of the expected spirit.

The Malleable Spirit (Theurge Rank 5)


The Garou can change a spirit's form or purpose. This Gift is taught by a Chimerling.
System: The Garou must best the spirit in a resisted Gnosis vs. Gnosis roll. The difficulty is based on
what the Garou tries to accomplish (see below), while the spirit's difficulty is the Garou's Gnosis.
Change Difficulty
Characteristics (Willpower, Rage, Gnosis; one point changed per success) 6
Disposition (Friendly, Neutral, Hostile) 8
Type (Naturae, Elemental, Bane, etc.) 10

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Gifts for Philodox


Auspice - Philodox

Aura of Leadership (Philodox Rank 1)


Similar to the Level Two Silver Fang Gift: Awe, this Gift surrounds the Garou with an aura of authority
that enables her to assume the mantle of leadership for a brief period of time. Others react to the Garou
as if she was their pack leader - including the pack leader. Of course, there may be repercussions after
the effects of the Gift have passed.
System: Th player rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty of the highest Willpower in the target ground).
If successful, the difficulties of all Social rolls against the target group are reduced by one. One success
enables the character to affect a single target. Additional successes increase the number of individuals
who fall unde the effects of the Gift. The effects last for one scene.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Aura of the Just (Philodox Rank 1)


When the Gift user commits a just act, everyone around him knows it merely by gazing at him. The
Aura of the Just proclaims to one and all that this Garou is in the right. Where circumstances or
perceptions might cloud the judgment of witnesses, the Gift clears all doubts. Alternatively, those who
know the Philodox can see his guilt when the Gift does not activate. A Falcon-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The user spends one Willpower point to activate this Gift. When the Garou commits a just and
fair act, all who witness it know intuitively that it is so. While this Gift does not guarantee respect,
anyone who sees the aura cannot doubt the Philodox's merit.
Taught by: Falcon-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Ma'at's Feather (Philodox Rank 1)


According to Egyptian legend, if the heart of one of the dead was heavier than Ma'at's feather, she
would feed it to the beast Ammit, destroying their soul entirely. If it was lighter, then the dead person
was admitted to the afterlife. This Gift was first the province of Silent Strider Philodox (and is still
most common amongst that tribe), but has spread throughout all of Garou society. It allows the
Philodox to sense the weight of a fallen Garou's soul and determine if he died as one of Gaia, or had
fallen to the Wyrm. It is used to determine what rituals will be undertaken for the deceased, and is
taught by a bird or lion spirit.
System: If the Garou died in the service of Gaia, the Gift works automatically, revealing this to be so.
If however, the Garou had betrayed the Mother, then a roll of the Philodox's Perception + Occult
(difficulty of the deceased's former Gnosis) is needed to correctly determine their guilt. A simple
success is sufficient, and the Storyteller is encouraged to roll secretly for each use of this Gift, to keep
the players guessing.
Taught by: Bird or lion spirits
Book: PG3e

Resist Pain (Philodox Rank 1)


Through force of will, the Garou is able to ignore the pain of his wounds and continue acting normally.
This Gift is taught by a Bear-spirit.
System: The Garou, by spending one Willpower pint, may ignore all wound penalties for the duration
of the scene.

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Scent of the True Form (Philodox Rank 1)


This Gift allows the Garou to determine what a subject really is. This information is conveyed as an
olfactory sensation - it is actually a scent of the target's true nature. This Gift is taught by any spirit
servant of Gaia.
System: The Garou can automatically tell when someone is a werewolf, can can detect vampires and
faeries on a Perception + Primal-Urge roll (difficulty 8). Even mages can be detected (difficulty 9).

Threads of the Tapestry (Philodox Rank 1)


This Gift allows the Garou to determine the basic elements of a situation that seems confused or
deliberately obfuscated. THe Garou can discern which individual in a group really holds power or
whether someone is acting under duress.
System: The player rolls Wits + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Each success allows the character to unconver
one basic behind-the-scenes fact, usually the leader of a group or the emotional context of an otherwise
poker-faced contact.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Truth of Gaia (Philodox Rank 1)


Philodox, as judges of the Litany, have the ability to sense whether others have spoken truth or
falsehood. This Gift is taught by a Falcon- Gaffling.
System: The Garou rolls Intelligence + Empathy (difficulty of the subject's Manipulation +
Subterfuge). This Gift reveals only whether the target speaks the truth or lies.

Call to Duty (Philodox Rank 2)


The Garou can summon spirits if she knows their names, and may give them one command. Only one
command may be given; after it is carried out, the spirits will depart. Spirit names can be discovered
either through personal acquaintance or the Gift: Name the Spirit (Lupus and Theurge). This Gift is
taught by an Incarna avatar.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Leadership (difficulty of the spirit's Willpower). If the Garou
spends a Gnosis point, she can summon all spirits within one mile to protect or assist her, even if she
does not know their names.

Fixit (Philodox Rank 2)


The Garou can figure out what's wrong with a device and make on-the-spot repairs which allow the
item to run or function for a short time.
System: The player rolls Intelligence + Repair (difficulty 7). One success allows the character to repair
the targeted item so that it functions for one turn. Two successes enable it to work for one scene, while
three or more successes indicates that the item has been permanently repaired, barring excessive use or
subsequent damage.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

King of the Beasts (Philodox Rank 2)


Specific animals, generally ones with which the Garou regularly associates, follow his commands
willingly and unconditionally. They understand him and want to help. The Gift is taught by a Lion- or
Falcon-spirit.
System: The target must be within 100 feet, and the Garou rolls Charisma + Animal Ken against a
difficulty based on his relationship with the animal (see below). This power only works on one animal
at a time, and it does not attract animals to the Garou's vicinity (see the Level Four Lupus Gift: Beast
Life).

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Relationship Difficulty
A sibling 3
Feed and care for 6
Stranger 8
Hostile 10

Proclamation of Action (Philodox Rank 2)


This Gift enables the Garou to force an end to discussion and take the course of action the character
thinks is best. The werewolf can literally command others to act as he bids, although only if they had
been previously dithering over a course of action
System: The player spends a Willpower point and rolls Charisma + Leadership to put a damper on
discussions that have gone on too long. ("Enough talk. Let's do it"). Each success allows the character
to affect a single target. A character desiring to resist the effects of the Gift must make a Willpower roll
(difficulty of the Gift user's Willpower + 1, up to a maximum of 10). This Gift lasts for one scene.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Strength of Purpose (Philodox Rank 2)


Some Garou feel so strongly about their place in the pack, the tribe and the world that they can draw on
this resolve in times of need. The Garou can pull new resolve from his deepest reserves. This Gift is
taught by a Wolf-spirit.
System: Once per scene, when the character feels she needs Willpower, she can roll Stamina + Rituals
(difficulty 7). For every two successes, she recovers one point of Willpower up to her maximum.
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Philodox Rank 2)
System: Once per day, when the character feels she needs Willpower, she can roll Stamina +
Rituals (difficulty 7). For every two successes, she recovers one point of Willpower up to her
maximum.

Bonds that Tie Us (Philodox Rank 3)


The Philodox is mediator and judge, but is also investigator. The Gift assists a Philodox with such
matters by revealing any emotions and opinions that exist between two people. Many Garou detest this
Gift, since it is indiscriminate, revealing any emotion that may exist. It is taught by an Ant spirit.
System: The player spends one Rage as the Philodox taps deep into his own wellspring of emotion,
connecting those emotions to those of his target. After this, the Philodox whispers the name of a person
with whom the target has a relationship, and the Philodox will immediately feel every emotion toward
that person that the target has. These emotions aren't real (at least to the Philodox), but they certainly
feel it, and it is wise to avoid the person to whom those emotions are directed for as long as the effect
lasts (one scene). A Garou or other supernatural that does not wish to cooperate with the Gift may roll
their Willpower (difficulty of the Philodox's rage) with a success preventing use of this Gift.
Taught by: Ant spirits
Book: PG3e

Curse the Betrayer (Philodox Rank 3)


Anyone who cheats the Philodox pays for his dishonesty. After entering a pact with the Garou, bad luck
follows anyone who violates the agreement (including the user).
System: The Garou must enter a pact with someone. To seal the bargain and make the Gift active, the
participants must shake hands, share a smoke or make a toast to seal the arrangement. Should either
individual break the bargain, double every 1 he rolls for the rest of the story when calculating botches.

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An Honor-spirit teaches this Gift.


Taught by: Honor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Sense Balance (Philodox Rank 3)


As the arbitrators of the Garou Nation, the Philodox have developed an attunement with the precarious
forces that balance the world and the individual alike. This Gift allows the user to detect an
overabundance of any of the prime forces of the universe, whether Wyrm, Wyld or Weaver. It can point
out a Bane manifestation at an industrial plant or mental instability in a packmate. A Cat-spirit teaches
a friendly Garou this Gift in exchange for a warm fire and a promise not to chase her kin.
System: The Gift requires the expenditure of one Gnosis point. With a successful Perception +
Enigmas roll (difficulty 8) the Garou can feel the balance (or lack thereof) within an area, person or
inanimate object. Wyrm manifestation feels dense and oily, Weaver presence feels cold and unyielding
and Wyld energies feel warm and trembling. Such manifestations are more subtle than the ones
detectable through such Gifts as Sense Wyrm. The Philodox must focus and be at peace for this Gift to
work properly. Distractions, such as combat or exhaustion, disrupt any benefits of the Gift - the Garou
can only find her own imbalance in such situations.

Tangling the Skein (Philodox Rank 3)


This Gift enables the Garou to cause confusion among her enemies by mixing up their perceptions so
that they cannot decide who to follow or what to do next. The effect resembles that of the Gift:
Mitanu's Deliberate Misinformation, except it distorts what others discern through sight or memory,
rather than through what they hear. Victims may mistake one person for another and follow the wrong
leader or they may go to the wrong meeting place in the mistaken impression they are proceeding to the
correct spot.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Enigmas (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). Each success allows the character to alter one visual or remembered perception for
her victim. She can cause a Black Spiral Dancer to confuse the weakest member of his pack for the
pack leader or make a rival show up at the wrong caern for an important meeting.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Undisputed Ruler (Philodox Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Garou to take over the leadership of a small gathering of humans (whether a
paramilitary group of town council) or a group of spirits for a period of up to 6 months. During this
time, the targeted group accepts the Garou as their leader, rendering her the honor, respect and
obedience due her position. The group demonstrates a high degree of loyalty, obeying the Garou's
instructions in a manner approrpriate to her position (as orders if they are paramilitary, or as legally
binding decisions if the position is akin to that of a town mayor, for instance). If the Garou uses this
Gift in the Umbra, the targetted group of spirits will follow the Garou's commands as if she were a
greater spirit such as an Incarna. This Gift lasts anywhere from a week to six months.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Leadership (difficulty of the highest
Willpower in the target group). The Gift lasts for a period of time as follows.
Success Duration
One One week
Two One month
Three Two months

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Four Four months


Five Six months
This Gift is only successful against mortals and spirits of no greater than Jaggling status, although
"borderline" supernaturals such as ghouls and Kin are susceptible.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Weak Arm (Philodox Rank 3)


Philodox are more attuned to others than are most Garou. Accordingly, they can use this perceptiveness
against their foes. Merely watching an opponent's fighting style lets the Garou determine its strengths
and weaknesses. This Gift is taught by a Snake- or Wind-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Brawl (difficulty 8). A number of bonus dice equal to her
successes may be divided between (or among) her attack and damage rolls. This Gift can be only be
used against a given foe once per scene, and the benefits are lost at the end of the scene. The Garou
must concentrate for a full turn to use this Gift.

Wisdom of the Ancient Ways (Philodox Rank 3)


All Garou have an innate connection to their ancestors, a form of racial unconscious accessible through
intense meditation. The Garou, by tapping into these deep memories, can remember ancient facts and
lore. This Gift is taught by a Garou Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou must meditate for a short time, concentrating on the past. The Garou then rolls
Gnosis (difficulty 9, -1 for each point of Past Life the Garou possesses).

Enthronement (Philodox Rank 4)


The Garou can create small or simple objects out of thin air - including mist, clouds or wind. By
shaping the air around him with his hands, the Garou may form a solid block of matter to serve as a
chair, create a bowl or cup for holding liquid or construct some other useful item. Alternatively, the
Garou can form small, stone-sized balls of air to use as hurled weapons against his enemies. The items
last until the Garou disperses them.
System: The player simply rolls Dexterity + Repair (difficulty 7). The character may form one small
item of solidified air for each success, or use two or more successes to shape a larger item (such as a
throne-like seat). "Air-stones" used as weapons do the character's Strength + 1 normal damage, and
dissipate upon contact with their target (or any other solid substance). In addition, the victim must
make a Stamina roll (difficulty 8) to remain on her feet when the "air-stone" discharges its mass. If she
fails the Stamina roll, the victim is stunned for the remainder of the round and can take no action.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Power of the Ways (Philodox Rank 4)


This Gift enables a Philodox to draw energy to replenish themselves from the ephemera of the Umbra.
Only one attempt may be made per hour - the nearby ephemera takes some time to regenerate.
System: By rolling the attribute which they wish to recharge (Rage, Gnosis or Willpower) against a
difficulty of 8, the Philodox may regain one point per success.

Roll Over (Philodox Rank 4)


The Garou has such a commanding presence that those encountered readily submit to her. Should she
succeed in a test of wills, she dominates her foe, causing humans to fall to their knees, wolves to roll on
their backs, etc. This Gift is taught by a Lion- or Wolf-spirit.
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Scent of Beyond (Philodox Rank 4)


The Garou can bring all his senses to bear on one spot (even an Umbral site) with which he is familiar,
no matter how far away that spot is. The Garou sense the site from a point of view as if he were
standing in the middle of the area being scanned. This Gift is taught by a Bird-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 8). If the spot is in the Umbra, the difficulty
is 8 or the Gauntlet rating (whichever is higher).

Shantar's Loom (Philodox Rank 4)


The use of this Gift allows the Garou to craft some item from the energy provided by either Gnosis,
Rage or Willpower. The item may not involve multiple parts or have an overly complex make-up. For
example, a Garou cannoy make a gun using this Gift, but she can craft a dagger or hunting knife.
System: The Garou spends either a Gnosis, Rage or Willpower point and rolls Dexterity + Repair
(difficulty 8 for simple items, 9 for more sophisticated ones). One success produces the item desired,
while additional successes refine its quality and durability. The Storyteller may require additional
successes to make an item from an inappropriate trait - such as making a child's blanket from a Rage
point. The item lasts a day per success.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Take the True Form (Philodox Rank 4)


The Philodox with this power can force a Garou into her breed form. This Gift is especially useful to
abate a frenzy, prevent damage from silver or take a combative advantage. A wolf-spirit teaches a
worthy Philodox the workings of this Gift.
System: The player rolls his Manipulation + Primal Urge (difficulty 7). If successful, the target
automatically shifts to her breed form. The number of successes equals the number of turns the target
must remain in her natural form.

Drown (Philodox Rank 5)


This Gift causes the lungs of an opponent to fill with liquid. The victim must receive immediate
medical or magical assistence or die within a few minutes. The target of the Gift can attempt to help
herself but can do nothing else except try to expel the fluid. This Gift can either function as a way to
capture an opponent, render an enemy helpless or inflict punishment on an individual.
System: The player spends a point of Rage and rolls her Willpower (difficulty of the victim's
Willpower). Only one success is necessary to activate this Gift. The victim must receive help
immediately or else die from drowning. The victim may attempt to help herself by trying to cough up or
otherwise expel the fluid, but she can take no other actions (including movement away from her
surroundings) while she is making the attempt.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Geas (Philodox Rank 5)


A Geas causes others to do a Garou's bidding, though the Geas-layer cannot make the targets act
contrary to their basic instincts. Thus, she could send a group on a quest, but could not make its
members attack and try to kill each other - unless they were psychotics or werewolves. This Gift is
taught by an Incarna avatar.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Leadership (difficulty of the
target's Willpower). In the case of a group, the difficulty is the highest Willpower among its members.

Grand Jesture (Philodox Rank 5)

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By bestowing appropriate gifts on an individual or a group, the Garou increases her esteem and
reputation in the eyes of the recipients of her largesse. The targets of this Gift tend to listen favourably
to suggestions made by the Gift's user and to support her arguments or come to her aid in a battle of
words or weapons. This Gift lasts for an entire scene. When the effects of the Gift come to an end, the
individuals affected may still continue to regard the Garou with some residual respect depending on
their experiences while the Gift was active.
System: The player rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the highest Willpower in the target
group). Each success allows her to affect one individual. While the Gift is in effect, all Gifts or Social
rolls involving persuasion are automatically successful against the affected individuals.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Wall of Granite (Philodox Rank 5)


Philodox have a stronger relationship with the elementals of the earth than do other Garou, for just as
the earth upholds those upon it, the Philodox uphold their people's ways. While in contact with earth or
rock, the Philodox can invoke a wall to protect himself. This wall will move with the Garou, defending
him from all angles. This Gift is taught by earth elementals.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. The wall's dimensions are three yards height, two yards
long and one yard thick; it can soak damage as thought it had 10 dice, and 10 Health Levels must
inflicted to penetrate it at any point. The wall lasts for one scene or until released into the earth by the
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Gifts for Galliard


Auspice - Galliard

Beast Speech (Galliard Rank 1)


The Garou may speak to animals, from pigeons in the park to beavers at their dam or fish in the sea.
This does not change their basic reactions - a hungry tiger is still hungry and may well attack. This Gift
is taught by a Nature-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Animal Ken (difficulty 6). This roll must be made for each type
of animal and for each encounter.

Call of the Wyld (Galliard Rank 1)


The Garou can summon others by howling; Garou far beyond the range of hearing will sense the Call
and may come to aid. This Gift can enhance the effect of any of the normal Garou howls (see Howls,
pg37). This howl can also be sounded to summon specific Garou for a moot. Finally, Call of the Wyld
is often used at the beginning of revels and other events, to invigorate the Garou. This Gift is taught by
a Wolf- spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Stamina + Empathy (difficulty 6). The number of successes determines how
far away the Call can be heard and how stirring it is to those who hear it. The actual effects are
determined by the Storyteller, but they should be linked to the type of howl made and the intent of the
Garou. Some examples are: every two successes gives those at a revel extra dice to their Pools; Wyrm
agents are distracted by the call and their difficulties are temporarily raised; all Garou in the area do not
hesitate to respond to the Garou's Call to Succor.
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Galliard Rank 1)
System: The Garou must also spend a point of Gnosis.

Dreamchaser (Galliard Rank 1)


The Galliard can tap into the unconscious of a sleeping person and follow the course of his dreams.
Although she cannot participate, she recalls all of the dream and can view it objectively. A Dream-spirit
teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point and must remain within "arm's reach" of the target (i.e.,
walls, partitions, furniture or other physical obstacles may come between user and target, but no more
distance than the length of the user's arm) for one night's sleep. If the sleeper dreams, the Garou can
experience the chaotic events as they unfold. What information she gleans from the vision is up to the
Storyteller.
Taught by: Dream-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Earth Sense (Galliard Rank 1)


The Garou can feel the "aura" of an area and determine if it is healthy or blighted. For a brief instant,
the user of the Gift becomes so attuned to the land immediately around her that she can sense the pain
of Wyrm-taint, the sickness of pollution or the robust energy of an unspoiled piece of wilderness. In
some instances, the source of an area's pain - or the reason for its health - may reveal itself to the Garou
through the use of this Gift.
System: The players spends a point of Gnosis. While no roll is necessary, the character must
concentrate on the target area for several minutes of game time before receiving any information about
its condition. The amount of information that is revealed is left to the Storyteller and can vary from
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("There is an underground spring which channels Gnosis into topsoil, making the land productive and
fertile.").
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Find the Child Within (Galliard Rank 1)


With this Gift, a Garou can play upon an individual's instinctive response to parental authority or
affection and convince that person to follow a command ("Don't leave without me") or respond
favourably to a suggestions ("Let me take you somewhere safe") that they might otherwise rebuff. The
target of the Gift cannot already be engaged in battle with the Gift's user or with another opponent. The
Garou can, however, use this Gift to forestall an impending battle or elude a situation that might turn
dangerous.
System: The player makes a resisted Charisma + Empathy roll vs the target's Willpower. One success
allows the character to make as simple suggestion to the victim; the suggestion must be one that a
young child would find reasonable. Additional successes either extend the duration of the effect or else
enables the character to convince her victim to do something he might not be otherwise inclined to do -
such as coercing a Get Ahroun to back down from a fight he would certainly lose. Failure means that
the suggestion has no effect, while a botch angers the victim and makes him impervious to further
attempts to use this Gift for 24 hours.
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Memory Circle (Galliard Rank 1)


The Galliards are the Garou's historians, charged with committing the legends and tales of their people
to memory, perfect memory. Not all of them are particularly good at it. Thankfully, this Gift gives those
Galliards a chance to make up for their weakness by planting Umbral "reminders" on their person. This
Gift is taight by an elephant spirit.
System: This Gift is performed in two parts. When hearing words the Galliard wants to remember
perfectly, he spends one point of Gnosis. As this happens, the Storyteller should write down exactly
what he's committing to Umbral memory. Later, when he wishes to retreive the memory, he may spend
one point of Willpower and ask the Storyteller to read it back verbatim. The use of this Gift leaves tiny
clear spheres matted within the Garou's fur that can be seen within the Umbra, the so-called "memory
circles".
Should the Garou wish to remove a memory circle, they may do so simply by pulling it out of their fur
while in the Umbra. Also, it is possible that a combat within the Umbra might break some of the circles
(at the Storyteller's option).
Taught by: Elephant spirits
Book: PG3e

Mindspeak (Galliard Rank 1)


Through the creation of waking dreams, the Garou can place any chosen characters into silent
communion. This Gift is taught by a Chimerling.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point per sentient being chosen, and, if the being is
unwilling, makes a Manipulation + Expression roll (difficulty of the victim's Willpower). All those
included in the dream may interact normally through the Mindspeak, though they can inflict no damage
through it. Their real bodies can still act, though all Dice Pools are reduced by two. The Mindspeak
ends when all the participants want it to, or on the turn the Galliard fails the roll against an unwilling
member. The beings affected must be within line of sight.

Primal Song (Galliard Rank 1)


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Having heard only a few hummed bars or having glimpsed at just a movement or two, the Garou can
sing along or lead the dance. Skilled musicians can create new songs appropriate to the style of the
culture in question. A Songbird-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: After learning this Gift, it starts automatically whenever the Galliard hears a song or sees a
dance. He will know every word, note or step as if he'd created the piece himself. Whether or not he
can entertain people still depends on the regular rules for Performance.
Taught by: Songbird-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Call of the Wyrm (Galliard Rank 2)


This dangerous Gift actually attracts creatures of the Wyrm. This Gift is usually used to create an
ambush or to flush prey from hiding. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant of Gaia.
System: The Garou makes a resisted roll of Manipulation + Performance vs. the Wyrm creature's
Willpower (both rolls are difficulty 7). If the Wyrm creature loses the contest, it must come to the
caller.

Coyote Howl (Galliard Rank 2)


Throughout the long, lonely night, the Galliard howls without rest. This Gift alters the sound of her
howl to resemble that of a coyote. The Coyote Howl disturbs the sleep of all those who hear it, making
them edgy the next day. A Coyote-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: No roll is required, but the Galliard must stay awake all night howling. All who hear the howl
lose one die from all Mental rolls for the entire next day. The Gift refreshes the Galliard in the morning
but does nothing for her packmates.
Taught by: Coyote-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Distractions (Galliard Rank 2)


The Garou can make annoying yips, yelps and howls to divert the attentions of his target. This Gift is
taught by a Coyote-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Wits + Performance (difficulty of the victim's Willpower). Each success
subtracts one from the target's Dice Pool next turn.

Dreamspeak (Galliard Rank 2)


The Garou enters another's dream and can thereby affect the course of that dream. The Garou does not
have to be anywhere near the target, but must know or have seen the dreamer. This Gift is taught by a
Chimerling.
System: The Garou rolls Wits + Empathy (difficulty 8). If the dreamer awakens while the Garou is still
within the dream, the Garou is thrown out of the dream world and loses a Gnosis point.

Herb Call (Galliard Rank 2)


Through singing or chanting, a Garou can find helpful or medicinal plants, roots or bark even in poor
areas such as deserts. Such plants might be healing herbs, substances used in rites or tubers and other
plants that provide needed sustenance. The song causes the plants to resonate from the music so that the
Garou can locate them by following the sounds.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Performance. A single success
enables the character to locate the desired herbs or plants within a mile of her location. Additional
successes increase the range by one mile per success. Failure means that the character cannot hear any
plants, while a botch leads the character to harmful herbs or plants.
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

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Mantle of the Land (Galliard Rank 2)


The Garou draws forth a mist or fog from water in the atmosphere. This misty mantle provides cover in
which a Garou may hide herself or someone under her protection. The Gift may be used while the
Garou is in motion in order to confuse persuers by enveloping them in an obscuring fog. The mantle
can also surround a Garou and her pack in order to allow them to attack from concealment or ambush.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis. The fog is dense and heavy, obscuring the vision of
anyone within, even muffling sound. Anyone save the Garou and her pack are at +3 difficulty on all
Perception rolls while the mist ensures. This Gift lasts one scene.
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Mimic (Galliard Rank 2)


The Garou can alter her voice such that she can imitate any sound or voice she has heard, including
sirens, gunshots, musical instruments or even specific quotations. The Gift does not allow the creation
of new sounds, but new combinations can have interesting effects. Magpie and parrot spirits know this
Gift, but learning it from them can be an embarrassing and frustrating process.
System: Once the Garou learns this Gift, she can reproduce anything she hears. When simulating
another person's voice (or animal speech) she can only iterate what she has heard and cannot improvise
new speech. Clever Garou create new combinations to form new sentences, but they often sound
choppy. The player must roll Charisma + Performance (difficulty 6) if the intended audience suspects a
ruse or knows the original voice very well (a relative, long-time friend or packmate, for instance).
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Galliard Rank 2)
The Garou can alter her voice such that she can imitate any sound or voice she has heard,
including sirens, gunshots, musical instruments or even specific quotations. Magpie and parrot
spirits know this Gift, but learning it from them can be an embarrassing and frustrating process.
System: Once the Garou learns this Gift, she can use her voice to produce any type of sound that
she has heard before. To simulate another person's voice, or a type of animal, she must of
previously heard at least a few sentances or minutes of that sound. The player must roll Charisma
+ Performance (difficulty 6, possibly higher if the speech is complicated, or they have not heard
the original speaker for long). If the intended audience suspects a ruse or knows the original
voice very well (a relative, long-time friend or packmate, for instance), they may make a
contested Perception + Alertness (difficulty 6) roll to try and spot the slight difference in the
replication.

Eye of the Cobra (Galliard Rank 3)


With but a look, the Garou can attract anyone to his side. This Gift is taught by a Snake-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Appearance + Enigmas (difficulty of the target's Willpower). The Garou needs
three successes to bring the target to his side; fewer at least start the victim moving in the right
direction.

Oaksong (Galliard Rank 3)


By using this Gift, a Garou can communicate with inanimate objects made of wood or some other
organic substance (ie: something that was once alive). The objects do not actually speak, but the Garou
can sense their thoughts as images or sensations. For example, a wooden can might communicate that
someone had used it for wilderness travel by filling the Garou's mind with sounds of a crashing
waterfall, the musty odour of bear spoor and the image of crowded undergrowth and towering pines. A
straight-backed wooden chair might allow the Garou to "see" the person who last occupied it and get a
sense of the emotional state of that individual. With practice, a Garou can hold an entire wordless
conversation with anything from a sturdy help rope or a mat made of woven reeds to a charred scrap of

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paper (made from wood pulp).


System: The user of the Gift must concentrate on what sort of information she wishes to obtain from
the object as if she were asking a question. The sensations and images constitute the "answer". The
player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Each success allows the
character to formulate one question and direct it to one item. Additional successes allow the character
to ask more questions (on a one-for-one basis) or else ask the same question of different objects. No
successes indicate a simple failure of the Gift, while a botch provides the Garou with false or garbled
information.
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Scent of Distinction (Galliard Rank 3)


By invoking this Gift, the Galliard can gain a sense of the nature of her surroundings (influenced by the
Wyrm, Weaver or Wyld), and some of the history of the area. It involves a general sniffing of the area
followed by a short meditative trance. For instance, using this Gift at a caern would let the Garou know
when the caern was founded, the name of the caern totem, changes in leadership and other important
pieces of history about the site.
System: The player must spend a Gnosis point and roll Intelligence + Survival (for wyldness) or
Intelligence + Streetwise (for weaver-areas). The difficulty is determined by the Storyteller. Scent of
Distinction can be used over large or small areas, but information is more generalised for larger areas.

Sing the Spirits (Galliard Rank 3)


The earliest incantations to spirits were sung, and although the Theurges may be the chosen auspice to
deal with them, the Galliards still know some songs with power in them. Such songs are many, but
always have a similar construction. They begin by calling out the spirit's name, and ordering it to stay
away, and finish with a threat issued against it if it doesn't. When done right, the spirit will be unable to
approach the Galliard, or anyone she touches. The Gift is taught by a bird or fish spirit.
System: The player spends one Gnosis and rolls Strength + Performance (difficulty 7). The spirit
named must remain one meter per success away from the Galliard and anyone she is touching. The
Galliard doesn't need to know the exact name of the spirit, but must be able to name it appropriately
(telling what sort of spirit, such as Cat or Nexus Crawler is sufficient). The spirit may attempt to break
through this ward by rolling their Rage, difficulty 8; they must obtain more successes than the Galliard
did on their Performance roll. This Gift lasts one scene.
Taught by: Bird or fish spirits
Book: PG3e

Song of Rage (Galliard Rank 3)


This Gift unleashes the Beast in others, forcing Garou to transform into Crinos form, sending vampires
into frenzy and turning humans into berserkers. This Gift is taught by a Wolverine- or Wolf-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Leadership (difficulty of the target's Willpower). Each success
drives the victim into a violent rage for one turn.

Veil of the Mother (Galliard Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to assume a different appearance for a short period of time in order to
confuse pursuers or escape detection. Primarily useful in Homid form, the Veil of the Mother alters the
physical features of the face, causes the user to seem either shorter or taller by up to 6 inches and
changes the body size to reflect a gain or loss of up to 30 pounts. This Gift does not alter the sex or age
of the Garou, though it can change skin, hair or eye colour and hair texture or length. The Garou may
use the Gift on herself or on another individual, usually someone she is trying to hide or draw attention
from.
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number of successes indicate the degree to which the character can alter her appearance or that of
another individual. One success allows only minor details in height weight, facial features, skin tone
and other similar qualities. Three successes enables the character to effect a drastic change in her
physical form, even to the extent of appearing to be a specific person. (The Garou must, of course, be
familiar with the appearance of anyone whose form she assumes). The effect of this Gift lasts for one
scene.
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Bridge Walker (Galliard Rank 4)


The Galliard has the ability to create minor Moon Bridges through which she alone can travel. The
Garou travels between the ends of this Moon Bridge in one percent of the time it would take to travel
that distance normally, allowing her to disappear from in front of a foe and reappear instantly behind it.
Note that these Moon Bridges are not protected by Lunes and occasionally attract the interest of spirit
creatures; these beings have been known to follow the Garou into the physical world. This Gift is
taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point to create the Bridge. The Moon Bridge lasts for only one
passage unless the Garou spends a permanent Gnosis point during its creation, in which case it lasts
until the next full moon. The maximum distance that can be traversed by the Bridge is the Garou's
Gnosis in miles.

Lore of the Land (Galliard Rank 4)


By eating, smoking or otherwise taking in a portion of the land, the Garou can sense things that
happened in the immediate vicinity in the past. For instance, a Garou can mix dandelions from a
meadow into a salad which she eats; as a result, she realises that a group of hunters passed through the
meadow three months ago. By chewing on the bark from a tree, the Garou can learn that a surveyor for
a corporation measured the land around the tree as part of a planned site for a new factory, or that
someone buried a body beneath the tree.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty 7). One
success gives the character a piece of past information ("A group of men passed through here several
weeks ago"). Additional successes either embellish the first piece of information ("The men wore
security uniforms") or else provide new information about other events ("A battle took place here last
year"). The information provided will be as pertinant as possible; the character actually learns the most
important (to Garou standards) thing or things that happened within the area, most often information
that the Garou can act on.
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Motherly Guardian (Galliard Rank 4)


This Gift allows the Garou to "tag" an individual so that she can keep track of her target's health and
welfare. The Garou gains a general sense of the individual's location at all times and can sense when
the target is in trouble and needs assistence. The Gift lets the Garou know what kind of aid the target
needs. The Garou must concentrate on her target in order to gain these insights. The effects of the Gift
remain in place for a full cycle of the moon.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty of the target's
Willpower) to set the "tag" on the designated individual. Whenever she concentrates on that person, she
receives information about the target's general state of health and present circumstances. When the
character attempts to concentrate on the targetted individual, she performs all other actions at a +1
difficulty due to her preoccupation with her charge.
Taught by: Tambiyah

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Book: RatH

Shadows by the Fire Light (Galliard Rank 4)


The Garou creates interactive stories in which others take part, willingly or not. Usually this power is
used at a moot when telling old stories, allowing those who take part in the story to enact the tales.
However, this Gift can also be used on the unwilling, forcing them to participate in a story of the
Garou's choosing. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor- spirit.
System: When using this Gift on the unwilling, the Garou must spend a Gnosis point and score three
successes on a Manipulation + Performance roll (difficulty of the target's Willpower). If successful, the
_player_ may tell a story and force the victim to perform exactly as the story's character does. This
effect lasts one turn per Gnosis point spent.

Song of the Siren (Galliard Rank 4)


The sound of the Garou's voice can entrance anyone who hears it. Typically, the Garou sings or howls
while using this Gift, although some modern Glass Walkers have taken to poetry recital. This Gift can
make an opponent pause before a fight, but can rarely stop a heated combat already in process. A
songbird-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Charisma + Performance versus the target's Willpower and spends one Gnosis
point. Enchanted targets cannot perform any actions for a number of turns equal to the number of
successes rolled. The audience can spend Willower to overcome the enchanting effects; to act freely, a
listener must spend one point for each of the Galliard's successes.

Call for Vengeance (Galliard Rank 5)


When a person's crimes against Gaia have been too great, a Galliard may use this Gift to stir her
brethren against him. As the Galliard howls the name of her enemy to the heavens, her cry resounds
throuh the land. Any werewolves who hear the cry know that a great offender has just been named, and
must be punished. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: The player rolls Stamina + Performance, difficulty 7. The howl echoes for a twenty-mile
radius per success. Any Garou who hear the howl are not obligated to attack the victim named, but if
they decide to join the crusade, their Willpower is effectively increased by three for the duration of
thheir hunt (to a maximum of 10). In addition, if the target can hear the howl from his current location,
his Willpower is effectively reduced by two points for the next week - giving the Garou ample
encouragement to hunt him down quickly. The Galliard cannot invoke another Call of Vengeance until
the target of the first has been justly punished in the eyes of Gaia; the Storyteller decides what
constitutes just punishment, and will let the player know via messenger spirits when the deed is done.
Taught by: An Ancestor-spirit
Book: Werewolf: The Dark Ages

Earth Heal (Galliard Rank 5)


This Gift allows the Garou to help a piece of land recover from blight, Wyrm-taint, poisioning or some
other type of environmental disturbance. The Garou gives part of her essence to the damaged land and
thus begins a process of renewal that spreads to encompass such details as purifying tainted soil,
causing the growth of new plant life or purging signs of the Wyrm's corruption from the designated
spot.
System: The player sacrifices a permanent point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Occult (difficulty 7 for
naturally caused damage; difficulty 8 for Wyrm-taint). Each success contributes to the overall recovery
of the designated piece of land; the rea can be as large as a few miles, but must constitute a single
terrain feature (a lake, forest or mountain, for instance). One success makes minimal but significant
improvements in the target area, while five successes results in the area's return (over time) to a state of
unspoiled health and fertility. Although this is a potent Gift, it doesn't prevent the healed land from
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significant rewards of Honour.


Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Fabric of the Mind (Galliard Rank 5)


Garou with this Gift can bring their imaginations to life, creating a Dream Being from the fabric of
their thoughts. This Gift is taught by a Chimerling.
System: The Garou makes and extended roll of Intelligence + Performance (difficulty 8). She can
create any form of life she can imagine, assigning it one point of Traits for each success gained on the
roll. The Garou can take as long as she wants to form the creature, accumulating successes from turn to
turn, but once she stops, the Dream Being takes form and requires the Garou to spend Gnosis to keep it
manifested. The cost is one point per scene if the Dream Being remains relatively inactive (such as
cleaning the Garou's home or sitting as a gargoyle on the roof), or one point per turn if the Being
engages in combat. Botched rolls manifest an uncontrolled (and often hostile) Dream Being; these cost
no Gnosis but will stay as long as they desire.

Head Games (Galliard Rank 5)


Other werewolves always accuse Galliards of being manipulative and playing with their emotions, but
those Garou with the Gift of Head Games do it like nobody else. The Galliard can change and control
the emotions of those to whom she speaks. She could cause someone to fall in love with her (this won't
last, and the victim's love may turn into justified resentment) or cause another to befriend her (again,
this won't last, but a genuine friendship could still develop). This Gift is taught by a Coyote-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the target's Willpower). Success allows
the Garou to steer the emotions of any one individual. The more successes, the more quickly the
emotions manifest and the more strongly they are felt. The Storyteller should give the Galliard extra
dice for roleplaying this Gift especially well.

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Gifts for Ahroun


Auspice - Ahroun

Battlesense (Ahroun Rank 1)


The Garou can sense the best direction from which to make an attack, taking into account the terrain of
the battlefield, the numbers and placement of the enemy and the available forces at the Garou's
command or allied with her.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and becomes aware of the tactical forces involved in an
impending battle. The Storyteller informs the player of the numbers and placement of opposing forces.
The player can then use this information to her character's advantage.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Inspiration (Ahroun Rank 1)


Other werewolves look to the Ahroun for leadership in combat. The Gift of Inspiration is one reason.
The Garou with this Gift lends new resolve and righteous anger to his bretheren. This Gift is taught by
a Lion or Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Rage point. Comrades automatically receive one success on any
Willpower rolls made during the scene. Not that this Gift does not affect its possessor.

Razor Claws (Ahroun Rank 1)


The Garou may hone his claws to razor sharpness. This Gift is taught by a Cat or Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Rage point and takes a turn to scratch his talons over a hard surface,
such as a stone. Claw attacks then do an additional die of damage for the remainder of the scene.

Rouse to Anger (Ahroun Rank 1)


This Gift enables the Garou to say or do something that causes her target to refresh her inner Rage. This
might involve shaming an individual, slapping her in the face or telling her something to arouse her
anger. The Garou can also summon within herself a memory or an emotion that assists her in
replenishing her own capacity for righteous anger.
System: The player rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty 8) and spends a Gnosis point. A
successful roll enables the character to speak or act in such a way that her target gains a point of Rage.
Each additional success allows the character to affect another individual, including herself.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Spur Claws (Ahroun Rank 1)


Some Garou take the bee as a role model for their cause. The bee is so devoted to her queen that she
attacks her enemies with no care to the inevitable fact that she will die in the attack. For those Garou
who feel similarly, bee spirits may teach them how to turn their claws into stingers that stick in their
opponents. Such poison as they excrete won't kill their opponents, but neither will it kill the werewolf
in question.
System: The player spends one Rage. The next successful claw attack the character makes will bury her
claws into the victim, where they stay stuck after they rip from the Ahroun's fingertips. Until the victim
takes the time to pull them out (which takes a full turn) they will suffer a +2 difficulty on all actions.
However, the Garou's claws take a full turn to regenerate and can't be used in that time.
Taught by: Bee spirits
Book: PG3e

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Steadfast (Ahroun Rank 1)


No matter the task, the Ahroun does not tire. This Gift allows the Garou to work, run, or fight far
beyond her normal limits. A Horse-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Rage point. For the remainder of the scene, her Stamina doubles any
time she has to roll it. This Gift does not affect soak rolls.
Taught by: Horse-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

The Falling Touch (Ahroun Rank 1)


This Gift allows the Garou to send her foe sprawling with just a touch. The Gift is taught by any aerial
spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Dexterity + Medicine (difficulty of the opponent's Stamina + Athletics). Even
one success sends the opponent to the ground.

Foetracker (Ahroun Rank 2)


By using this Gift, the Garou can follow her quarry without risking losing the trail. The scent of the
target becomes so powerful to the Garou that she can follow it even under conditions that might
otherwise abscure the trail. Even if the victim crosses water, lays down a false trail or attempts to mask
his scent with some other odour, the Garou unerringly follows her prey. However, the Gift's effects
become fainter with time and distance.
System: The players spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Primal Urge. Each success allows
the character to track her target unerringly for one scene up to a maximum of five scenes, after which
the effects of the Gift end, and the trail becomes too faint to follow.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Gift of the Salamander (Ahroun Rank 2)


The Ahroun with this Gift can become virtually impervious to flame. She can walk through a blazing
building, hold her hand in a torch flame or even plunge her arm into a cauldron of boiling oil without ill
effect. This Gift is taught by a fire elemental, most often a Salamander.
System: The player spends one Rage to activate the Gift; the effects last for one scene. While under the
Gift's protection, the Ahroun receives four extra dice for the purposes of soaking any form of heat or
fire damage, whether supernatural or not. She also becomes immune to the effects of smoke inhalation,
althouh she still needs oxygen to survive.
Taught by: Fire elemental, most often a Salamander
Book: Werewolf: The Dark Ages

Sense Silver (Ahroun Rank 2)


Ahroun are the Garou least concerned by humnans, but even the greatest can be brought low by silver
weapons. Thus, the Ahroun have learned to sense when they need to be more cautious. This Gift is
taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Primal Urge (difficulty 7). If successful, she can detect the
presence of silver. Three successes allow her to pinpoint the silver's location.

Shards of Icy Rage (Ahroun Rank 2)


The Garou invoking this Gift calls on the cold power of her Rage, converting her anger into physical
ice. This ice cuts as deep as any knife, and can be hurled at her enemies in place of a normal attack.
System: The players spends a point of Rage and rolls Wits + Primal Urge (difficulty 8). The number of
successes equals the number of shards that form from the crystalised Rage, up to a limit of five shards.
The player makes a seperate attack roll for each shard, and may direct them at more than one opponent.
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strength.
The player may spend only one point of Rage each time the Gift is used; this prohibits spending Rage
to gain extra actions in the same turn as invoking the shards. Although a character may use the Gift
mroe than once in a scene, each successive use after the first adds +1 to the difficulty roll to activate the
gift.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Spirit of the Fray (Ahroun Rank 2)


The Garou may opt to attack first in any given turn, no matter what his initiative roll may be. This Gift
is taught by a Cat spirit.
System: The Garou using this Gift acts either on his initiave segment as he rolled it, or at one success
higher than any of his opponents, whichever is higher. There is no mandatory point cost or roll for this
Gift, but Gnosis may be spent to ensure extra speed. If more than one Garou combatant has this Gift,
the one who spends the most Gnosis goes first.

Strength of the Pack (Ahroun Rank 2)


The Ahroun, the heart of the pack's strength, can share any or all of her physical might with her pack
members. Just as if she handed her packmate a loaded gun, the Ahroun grants her more power to do the
work of the pack. A Bear-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends a Rage point to make the Gift active. She may then temporarily reduce her
strength by any amount, to a minimum of 1, and lend that strength to her packmates with just a touch.
The Garou decides how much strength goes to each pack member chosen. The effects last for one
scene.
Taught by: Bear-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

True Fear (Ahroun Rank 2)


The Ahroun can display the true extent of her power, scaring one chosen foe into quiesence for a
number of turns. This Gift is taught by a spirit associated with fear.
System: The Garou rolls Strength + Intimidation (difficulty of the target's Willpower). Ech success she
achieves cows the enemy for one turn; the victim cannot attack. He may defend himself and otherwise
act normally, although given the chance he will probably flee.

Combat Healing (Ahroun Rank 3)


The Ahroun are famous for their ability to fight - it's their purpose in life. This Gift allows a Garou to
heal wounds during combat without hesitation or even a moment's pause. Wolverine spirits teach this
Gift, although they usually have to be bested in combat first.
System: The player spends two Rage points to activate this Gift. The Garou may now heal two wounds
per round without having to pause or roll. In addition, aggravated wounds may be healed at a cost of
one Rage point per additional wound.
Book: Damien

Heart of Fury (Ahroun Rank 3)


The Garou can steel himself against anger, suppressing his rage and containing a mental dam against
the explosive frenzies of his race. This anger will eventually catch up with him, so he must vent it
before it breaks free in frenzy. This Gift is taught by a Lion or Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Willpower (difficulty of his own permanent Rage). Every two successes add
one to the Garou's frenzy difficulties for the scene, making it harder to frenzy. After that scene,
however, past slights and injuries are remembered, refilling the Garou's heart and soul; he must spend
one Willpower point or immediately make a frenzy check at regular difficulty.

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Nerigal's call to arms (Ahroun Rank 3)


This Gift allowes the Garou to summone to her side any creatures of spirits allied to Nerigal or
appropriate to the Ice Warrior. These beings, whether Nerigal's spirit warriors or predatory animals,
fight alongside the Garou for the duration of an entire battle.
System: The Garou spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Leadership, difficulty 8. One
success summons one of two creatures; additional successes increase the number of creatures or spirits
that answer the summons. Thus, two successes bring up to five respondents, three successes summon
up to ten creatures, four successes results in up to 15 beings while five successes brings everything
within a five-mile radius of the character. Those creatures summoned serve as an army under the
character's command for an entire scene. Of course, if there are no wild predators or War-spirits of
Nerigal within range, the Gift fails.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Savagery of the Taloned Hunter (Ahroun Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Garou to gain twice the advantage of his Rage, thus increasing the ferocity and
frequency of attacks or else allowing him to accomplish more under stress than he normally would.
System: The player spends a Rage point, which he may then convert into the equivilent of two points
of Rage for the character. This enables a character to take two extra actions in a combat at the cost of a
Rage point. Another use of the Gift allows the character to recover from a stunned state and take an
extra action in the same turn.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Shake the Earth (Ahroun Rank 3)


The force of the Ahroun's Rage splits the ground before him and knocks his foes off their feet. Even a
minor tremor can cause great damage to houses, mineshafts and people. An Earth elemental teaches
this Gift.
System: The player spends one Rage point to cause a three-foot-wide stretch of ground, extending 10
feet in front of the user, to split into a chasm that is 10 feet deep. Anyone over that spot must make a
Dexterity roll (difficulty 7) or fall into the hole. For every Rage point beyond the first, the Garou can
mke similar holes or deepen the first one.
Taught by: Earth elemental
Book: Wild West Companion

Shatter Bone (Ahroun Rank 3)


Victims with twisted arms or crushed legs are much easier prey. The Ahroun with this Gift can destroy
bone with a single punch, regardless of the damage inflicted by the blow. A Hyena-spirit teaches this
Gift.
System: Before striking an opponent, the Ahroun must spend a Willpower point and a Rage point. The
Garou must target a specific limb, which increases the difficulty of the attack by 2. Also, he must spend
the Willpower and Rage even if the blow does not connect or he scores fewer than three successes. The
successful use of this Gift crushes whatever bone structure lies beneath the targeted flesh and causes a
number of Health Levels of damage equal to the number of successes in the attack roll -3. Broken arms
and legs subsequently handicap an opponent in any combat. A fractured skull renders the victim
unconscious. A broken spine causes paralysis. This damage is unsoakable but does not cause
aggravated wounds.
Target Difficulty Special Effect
Skull +3 Stamina roll (difficulty 8) to remain conscious.
Arm +2 Dexterity roll to hold items; target cannot use broken limb to attack.

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Leg +1 Dexterity roll to remain standing; target cannot run or attack with broken limb
Rib +2 Stamina roll (difficulty 6) to avoid puncturing a lung.
Spine +4 Must attack target from rear; target remains paralysed until this wound heals.

Silver Claws (Ahroun Rank 3)


The Garou can turn her claws into silver, making her a terror against other Garou on the battle field.
This Gift is taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou rolls Gnosis (difficulty 7). All claw wounds inflict aggravated damage, which
cannot be soaked by Garou. While the Garou manifests the claws, she suffers searing agony. Each turn
she gains an automatic Rage point; furthermore, all noncombat difficulties are increased by one because
of the distraction. When her Rage points exceed her Willpower, she must check for Frenzy.

Challenge of Single Combat (Ahroun Rank 4)


By invoking the name of the Ice Warrior and issuing a direct challenge to an enemy, the Garou can
force her opponent to fight one-on-one according to the tacity rules of fair play. The opponent can
launch no surprise attacks, employ dirty tricks or accept extra help from comrades or pack mates.
However, the Garou using this Gift accepts the same restrictions - neither combatant can break off from
the fight until one participant either concedes victory to the other or dies.
System: After the character has issued the challenge, the player spends a point of Rage and rolls
Manipulation + Leadership (difficulty of the target's Willpower). A single success forces the target to
forego any unfair tactics and meet the Garou in single combat as described above. No successes means
the Gift fails while a botch inspires the target to launch an immediate attack - usually with the help of
the opponent's friends.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Clenched Grip (Ahroun Rank 4)


The Garou's jaw can become a grip of steel, clamping down on a foe and not releasing it until the
Garou chooses. This Gift is taught by a Wolf spirit.
System: After making a successful bite attack, the Garou, by spending a point of Rage, makes her grip
unbreakable. While foes can make a typical resisted Strength roll to break the grip, the Garou gains an
automatic success per point of Strength, and can roll half her Willpower pool (rounding down) to add
more successes.

Hunter's Horn (Ahroun Rank 4)


This Gift enables the Garou to create a sound so horrible and mind-chilling that it sends enemies into
utter panic and causes them to flee an area without regard for direction or destination. Enemies so
affected cannot attempt to evade pursuit or disguise their passage. This makes hunting them down and
dispatching them a fairly simple task.
System: The player spends a point of Rage and rolls Manipulation + Primal-Urge (difficulty of the
highest Willpower in the group). Each success affects one victim with uncontrollable panic, causing
them to run blindly from an area. Garou affected by this Gift enter a state of fox frenzy, while others
simply become mindless panicked creatures of prey. The effect lasts for an entire scene, during which
time the character (and any allies) may hunt down and slay the victims if they so desire.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Stoking Fury's Furnace (Ahroun Rank 4)


The Garou is especially connected to his inner anger. He does not have more control than others, but is
simply more familiar with using his Rage. This Gift is taught by a wolverine spirit.

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System: The Garou regains one Rage point if he takes a Health Level of damage that turn and does not
have to check for frenzy. In addition, the Garou can spend one Rage point per turn without losing that
point. However, if more than one point is spent that turn, the point is lost normally.

Heart of the Ice Warrior (Ahroun Rank 5)


Usually used only in the most dire circumstance, this Gift renders the Garou impervious to damage
long enough to deliver a final blow to her opponent. The extertion causes the Garou to collapse,
mortally wounded. Unless healed immediately, the Garou dies, having given her all in battle.
System: No roll is necessary to invoke the Gift, but the player must spend a point of Rage. The
character may not dodge when invoking this Gift, but no damage levied against the Garou will impair
her in any way until her attack lands - lightning strikes won't blow her back, and blades can't sever her
limbs.
The character makes her next attack at +4 to her attack dice pool. The player may reroll any 1s rolled
on this attack - they simply to not count. In addition, any damage rolls gain four extra dice. After
delivering her attack, the character falls to Incapacitated. Unless somehow mystically healed by another
using Mother's Touch or a similar Gift or fetish (regeneration isn't an option) within the same turn, the
cahracter dies at the end of the turn.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Kiss of Helios (Ahroun Rank 5)


The Garou becomes immune to the damaging effects of fire, though artificial forms can still harm him.
Additionally, the Garou is able to ignite small parts of his body and keep them burning for extended
periods. Most commonly the Garou will light his mane during rituals, but he can also light claws, fangs,
arms or whatever. These flames are approximately as intense as those of a torch. This Gift is taught by
a fire elemental or a child of Helios.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. Artificial fire (napalm, gas fires, etc) does half damage.
The effect lasts for an entire scene.

Pack Mind (Ahroun Rank 5)


This Gift forces a group of foes to behave like a single-minded pack. All individuals must perform the
same task at the same time regardless of its appropriateness to a given situation. For example, if one
individual fights, all the others fight; if one person attempts to sneak up behind an opponent, all the
others make this attempt as well. This Gift lasts for one combat scene.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Willpower (difficulty 8). A single success allows
the character to inflict Pack Mind on a group of up to four individuals. Additional successes allow the
character to increase the number of people affected in increments of two; five successes, therefore,
enables the character to affect twelve individuals. For the duration of this Gift, all the affected victims
mimic the actions of their leader - or, more typically, the first person in a group to act each turn. If one
decides to speak, all of them attempt to do so; if one throws a left hook, all of them choose this form of
combat, ignoring any weapons they may have.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Shared Strength (Ahroun Rank 5)


No matter how strong you are, you can't be everywhere. Sooner or later, if you live long enough, every
Ahroun will experience the heartbreak of seeing a packmate die in combat, and knowing that they
simply couldn't be there to help. Elders have seen this more than any, so it is not unusual that they
would learn a Gift like this. This Gift allows an Ahroun to donate his capacities to one of his packmates
for a single turn, imbuing them with their strength, speed and skill. However, they pay a high price for
this help, losing their own strength for the same amount of time. This Gift is taught by a wolf spirit.

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System: The player spends two Gnosis and states a period of time for the Gift to remain active. This
could be "the next turn", "an hour", "the rest of the scene" or even "until the day I die". If the Ahroun
dies, the Gift ceases to work immediately, so "until the Final Battle" won't work unless you survive to
see it.
For that amount of time, one Garou of the Ahroun's choice and within their line of sight immediately is
treated as possessing the Ahroun's Physical Attributes, Brawl, Dodge and Melee abilities (if the target
has higher abilities, they retain their own high scores). However, the Ahroun is treated as having a mere
one dot in all Physical attributes, in all forms, as long as the Gift is active and no dots in Brawl, Melee
and Dodge. The target and Ahroun cannot spend experience points to raise any of the shared Traits
until the Gift ends.
Taught by: Wolf spirit
Book: PG3e

Strength of Will (Ahroun Rank 5)


Garou would follow an Ahroun with Strength of WIll to the gates of Hell itself if that were what it
took. Werewolves with this Gift inspire their comrades with their own force of will. This Gift is taught
by an avatar of Wolf.
System: The Garou spends a point of Willpower and rolls Charisma + Leadership (difficulty 7). Each
success imbues a point of Willpower upon all the Garou's allies within 100 feet; this extra Willpower
lasts for the rest of the scene. These points are used like any other. They can raise the ally's Willpower
above its maximum or even above 10. This Gift may be used only once per scene.

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Gifts for Black Fury


Tribe- Black Fury

Arion's Burden (Black Fury Rank 1)


The Black Furies had many tribeswomen among the ancient Scythians, who were renown for their use
of cavalry. During their battles with other Garou tribes, the Furies often surprised their enemies by
showing that they too could employ cavalry, thanks to this Gift. Most animals shy away from creatures
of high Rage, and even the Glabro form tended to make a werewolf heavier than the horse could
handle. But this Gift perfectly calms the mount's mind and makes the Black Fury as light as a child to
it. It is taught by an avatar of Pegasus.
System: The Black Fury rolls Charisma + Athletics (difficulty 6). A simple success is all that is needed
to keep this Gift active for the rest of the scene. While this Gift works to calm any animal normally
friendly to the Black Fury, it is most commonly employed on horses. Riding in Crinos form, even with
this Gift, is a tricky business, requiring a Dexterity + Athletics (difficulty 7) roll.
Taught by: Pegasus
Book: PG3e

Breath of the Wyld (Black Fury Rank 1)


As the Furies see it, the problem with most humans (and some Garou) is that they have forgotten that
the energy of Creation is nourishing, refreshing and ever present. With this Gift, the Black Fury may
intill a feeling of vitality and life in a living being. A spirit servant of Pegasus teaches this Gift.

System: The Fury must touch her target's skin, and this Gift must be used outdoors in a natural setting
(a city park is sufficient for the Gift to function). The player rolls Gnosis (difficulty 6 for humans, 5 for
Garou). Success grants a rush of energy and clarity of thought. In game terms, this Gift grants one extra
die on all Mental rolls for the next scene. Its also adds one to the difficulty of any Rage rolls the target
makes in that time.
Taught by: Spirit servant of Pegasus
Book: WW3e

Find the Child Within (Black Fury Rank 1)


With this Gift, a Garou can play upon an individual's instinctive response to parental authority or
affection and convince that person to follow a command ("Don't leave without me") or respond
favourably to a suggestions ("Let me take you somewhere safe") that they might otherwise rebuff. The
target of the Gift cannot already be engaged in battle with the Gift's user or with another opponent. The
Garou can, however, use this Gift to forestall an impending battle or elude a situation that might turn
dangerous.
System: The player makes a resisted Charisma + Empathy roll vs the target's Willpower. One success
allows the character to make as simple suggestion to the victim; the suggestion must be one that a
young child would find reasonable. Additional successes either extend the duration of the effect or else
enables the character to convince her victim to do something he might not be otherwise inclined to do -
such as coercing a Get Ahroun to back down from a fight he would certainly lose. Failure means that
the suggestion has no effect, while a botch angers the victim and makes him impervious to further
attempts to use this Gift for 24 hours.
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Heightened Senses (Black Fury Rank 1)

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The Garou may vastly increase her sensory input for a short time. When in Homid or Glabro form, her
senses become as sharp as those of a wolf, while in her wolf forms, her senses become preternaturally
potent. This gift is taught by Wolf-spirits.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point. The effects last for one scene. Homid and Glabro forms:
Perception difficulties are reduced by two; roll Perception + Primal-Urge (difficulty 6) to perform
sensory feats impossible to humans. Crinos, Hispo and Lupus forms: Perception difficulties are reduced
by three; +1 to Primal-Urge Dice Pools.

Man's Skin (Black Fury Rank 1)


There are simply some places where women are not allowed in the Dark Medieval world. This Gift
allows a Black Fury to circumvent those rules; a women might not be allowed to server as a soldier, but
a man may do so easily. The Fury using this Gift effectively changes gender in the eyes of onlookers;
her features and build become decidedly more masculine, and her garb adapts to that of a man
(although of the same social class - a peasant's frock won't become a baron's doublet). Her hair, eye and
skin colour remain the same. The end result is a man who shows a slight family resemblence to the
Fury, but is a much more effective deceit than a haircut and change of clothes.
This Gift is taught by an Ancestor spirit, often one who needed to dress like a man to accomplish her
own ends.
System: The player rolls Charisma + Subterfuge, difficulty 7. The illusion lasts for a scene, or until the
Fury shifts form. The change even withstands cursory tactile contact, although heavy or violent contact
will reveal the truth. Man's Skin is entirely illusory in nature - as a "male" the Fury cannot impregnant
another woman, nor should she lose her child if pregnant.
Taught by: Ancestor spirit
Book: WW:tDA

Moonshadow (Black Fury Rank 1 - Moon-Daughters)


By calling on their kinship with Luna, the Daughter may use a moonlight to smooth the way between
worlds. The Fury may substitute moonlight for a mirror, making themselves one with the light itself.
This Gift is taught by a Lune.
System: No roll is necessary to activate the Gift - the Fury may step sideways as if they stared into their
reflection. In addition, the difficulty due to the Gauntlet is lowered by one.

Mother's Touch (Black Fury Rank 1 - Order of the Merciful Mother)


The Garou is able to heal the wounds of others, aggravated or otherwise, simply by laying hands over
the afflicted area. The Garou may not heal herself with the Gift. This Gift is taught by a Unicorn-spirit.
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Medicine (difficulty of the
wounded individual's Rage, or 6 for non-Garou). Each success heals one Health Level. Even battle
scars may be cured in this manner, but this must be done in the same scene the scar was obtained and
requires the expenditure of a Gnosis point. There is no limit to how many times this may be used on a
person, but each use requires a Gnosis point.

Owl Speech (Black Fury Rank 1)


Black Furies may invoke the kinship between their tribe and the owls of Athena. The Fury may speak
clearly with any owl that she meets. The owls will often be easily persuaded to do small favours, such
as acting as messengers or spying out enemies. This Gift is common among the Temple-Keepers of
Artemis and the Sisterhood. Many of their Kinfolk also share this Gift, and new sisters often receive it
as an initiation Gift. It is, unsurprisingly, taught by an owl spirit.
System: The Fury must make an Charisma + Animal Ken roll (difficulty 5). If the rolls is successful,
the owl recognises the kinship and behaves accordingly. Each success is one 'favour' that the owl will
do before moving on with their own concerns.

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Sense Wyld (Black Fury Rank 1)


The Garou invoking this Gift may sense Wyld energies or spirits in the nearby area. This Gift is taught
by a Wyld-spirit
System: The player must roll Perception + Enigmas. The difficulty is based on the strength of the local
influence (a Garou in a forest would be difficulty 5).

Sense Wyrm (Black Fury Rank 1)


The Garou can sense manifestations of the Wyrm in the nearby area. This Gift involves a mystical
sense, not a visual or olfactory image, although Garou using this Gift are likely to say, "This place
stinks of the Wyrm." This power requires active concentration. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant
of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Occult. The difficulty for this Gift is based on the concentration
and strength of the Wyrm's influence (sensing a single formor in a room would have a difficulty of 6).
Vampires can be sensed using this Gift, but only those with Humanity scores lower than 7.

Curse of Aeolus (Black Fury Rank 2)


The Garou summons an eerie, chilling fog to shroud the landscape, unnerving her enemies. The Garou
can see through the fog, but others will have trouble navigating the mists. This Gift is taught by a spirit
servant of Aeolus, a totem spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Gnosis against a variable difficulty (4 near the sea, 5 near open water, 6
normally, 9 in a desert). The Garou's vision is unhindered by the mist, but all others halve their
Perception rolls. Additionally, the mist is creepy and unnerving to enemies; -1 to all Willpower rolls.

Mantle of the Land (Black Fury Rank 2)


The Garou draws forth a mist or fog from water in the atmosphere. This misty mantle provides cover in
which a Garou may hide herself or someone under her protection. The Gift may be used while the
Garou is in motion in order to confuse persuers by enveloping them in an obscuring fog. The mantle
can also surround a Garou and her pack in order to allow them to attack from concealment or ambush.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis. The fog is dense and heavy, obscuring the vision of
anyone within, even muffling sound. Anyone save the Garou and her pack are at +3 difficulty on all
Perception rolls while the mist ensures. This Gift lasts one scene.
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Sense of the Prey (Black Fury Rank 2)


The character, if he knows anything about his prey, can track it down as rapidly as he can travel. This
unerring sense of direction operates anywhere, and is used to track spirits through the Umbra as well as
to find beings on Earth. This Gift is taught by a Wolf- or Dog-spirit.
System: No roll is required unless the target is actively hiding, in which case a Perception + Enigmas
roll is made against a difficulty of the target's Wits + Stealth. If the target is a spirit, the difficulty is the
spirit's Gnosis.

Touch of the Muse (Black Fury Rank 2)


With the Gift, the Black Fury invokes the spirits of art and artifice, calling the favour of the Muses to
herself for a time. She can call upon any of the nine muses to help her in any endeavor that falls within
their spheres - singing, dancing, history, seduction or oration. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant of
the Muses.
System: A Gnosis roll (difficulty 8) reduces the difficulty of all Social rolls by one per success for any
activity that would fall under the something of the muses.

Trail of Pain (Black Fury Rank 2)

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First developed by the Amazons of Diana camp, this Gift allows the user to sense persons in agony.
The Amazons use this Gift to uncover individuals suffering abuse. Other Black Furies use this Gift to
track the abusers after wounding them. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant of Pegasus.
System: The Garou must focus and spend a Gnosis pint. At least one turn is required for the Gift user
to attune herself to the mental anguish of the target. A Perception + Empathy roll discerns a single
sufferer among many. The Fury can sense any living being in tremendous pain, physical or emotional,
within 50 yards. The user senses only the general direction and urgency, but that's typically enough for
an angry Black Fury.

Whore's Vengeance (Black Fury Rank 2)


This Gift affects the most sensitive areas of the human or animal anatomy. By causing either minor
irritation or wracking pain, Whore's Vengeance can distract or even incapacitate a victim. The target of
this Gift need never have visited a house of ill-repute, nor does the Gift user need to practice the
profession. A spirit of Lust teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls her Intelligence + Medicine (difficulty equals the target's Willpower). If the
roll succeeds, the target breaks out in a painful rash in his or her sensitive region. Each success
subtracts one die from the target's Dice Pool for the remainder of the scene. This Gift affects only living
animals (including humans) and has no effect on spirits or the undead.
Taught by: spirit of Lust
Book: Wild West Companion

Bacchantes' Rage (Black Fury Rank 3)


When deep in the wilds, the Black Furies can use this Gift to inflict extra damage. Even the toughest
Get have walked away with a battle scar due to the effects of this potent Gift - and some haven't walked
away at all. This Gift is taught by a Wyld spirit.
System: The Garou spends two Gnosis points to activate the Gift. During combat, she may spend Rage
points to deal extra damage after a wounding hit; every point spent causes one additional, unsoakable
Health Level of damage.

Coup De Grace (Black Fury Rank 3)


The Garou studies her foe, seeking the best place to land a blow, then sets herself up to deliver a
devastating attack the following turn. This Gift is taught by an Owl spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Perception + Medicine (difficulty of the
target's Stamina + Dodge). If successful, the Garou doubles the damage dice on her next blow,
assuming it hits.

Flames of Hestia (Black Fury Rank 3)


By invoking this Gift, the Fury can produce white flames around her hands. These flames purify
whatever they touch; cleansing tainted food or water. They will also help cure any damage caused by
things of the Wyrm, and when used in hand to hand combat, the Gift inflicts great harm upon the
creatures of the Wyrm. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant of Gaia.
System: By spending a Gnosis point and then rolling Gnosis against a difficulty of 8, the Fury can
produce these flames. Each success reduces damage done by radiation, poison or disease by one Health
Level. The flames do one Health Level per success in aggravated damage to Banes, fomori and Black
Spiral Dancers if the Fury scores a successful hit while the Gift is invoked.
Taught by: Servant of Hestia

Messenger's Fortitude (Black Fury Rank 3 - Freebooters)


The Garou may run at full speed for three days without rest, food or water. After the duration expires,
the Garou must sleep for a Week. This Gift is taught by a Camel or Wolf spirit.
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point, he may imbue the effects of this Gift upon another being.

Song of the Siren (Black Fury Rank 3)


The sound of the Garou's voice can entrance anyone who hears it. Typically, the Garou sings or howls
while using this Gift, although some modern Glass Walkers have taken to poetry recital. This Gift can
make an opponent pause before a fight, but can rarely stop a heated combat already in process. A
songbird-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Charisma + Performance versus the target's Willpower and spends one Gnosis
point. Enchanted targets cannot perform any actions for a number of turns equal to the number of
successes rolled. The audience can spend Willower to overcome the enchanting effects; to act freely, a
listener must spend one point for each of the Galliard's successes.

Veil of the Mother (Black Fury Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to assume a different appearance for a short period of time in order to
confuse pursuers or escape detection. Primarily useful in Homid form, the Veil of the Mother alters the
physical features of the face, causes the user to seem either shorter or taller by up to 6 inches and
changes the body size to reflect a gain or loss of up to 30 pounts. This Gift does not alter the sex or age
of the Garou, though it can change skin, hair or eye colour and hair texture or length. The Garou may
use the Gift on herself or on another individual, usually someone she is trying to hide or draw attention
from.
System: The player spends a Willpower point and rolls Appearance + Subterfuge (Difficulty 7). The
number of successes indicate the degree to which the character can alter her appearance or that of
another individual. One success allows only minor details in height weight, facial features, skin tone
and other similar qualities. Three successes enables the character to effect a drastic change in her
physical form, even to the extent of appearing to be a specific person. (The Garou must, of course, be
familiar with the appearance of anyone whose form she assumes). The effect of this Gift lasts for one
scene.
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Visceral Agony (Black Fury Rank 3)


The Garou turns her claws into barbed talons dripping with black venom. The pain caused by these
claws is excruciating. The Gift is taught by a pain spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Rage point with each attack. The claws inflict no extra damage, but any
penalty to actions caused by the claws' wounds is doubled for the duration of the scene (ie: a foe at
Wounded would have a -4 penalty to actions). Even if the foe is in frenzy or otherwise resistant to pain,
he suffers normal wound penalties.

Wings of Pegasus (Black Fury Rank 3)


By invoking their kinship with Pegasus, the Black Fury can sprout majestic wings, white and feathery
like that of the Tribe Totem. The Fury can use these wings in lupus or hispo forms, and may fly along
at a considerable speed, even carrying others if her strength permits.
System: The wings appear whenever the Garou invokes them. The player must roll Stamina + Athletics
(difficulty 7 to launch, 6 to fly along and variable depending on other maneuvers). The Fury's speed is
approximate 50 mph (85 kph)

Anger of the Goddess (Black Fury Rank 4)


With the force of Gaia Herself, the Black Fury elder strikes down even the most powerful enemies. Few
can withstand the righteous anger of Gaia unleashed. The power can take many forms: a lightning bolt
from the heavens, an avalanche, or even a tornado. The wrath of the Goddess blindly ravages the
innocent and guilty alike. An avatar of Gaia Herself is the only spirit that teaches this Gift.

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System: The player spends three Rage points to summon Gaia's wrath. The Storyteller determines what
freak natural events follow, but the full force of the Goddess strikes the target (multiple lightning bolts,
a tornade touching down at his feet, etc.). Unfortunately, the Gift affects everyone around the target as
well, as the power of nature is indifferent to innocence.
Taught by: An avatar of Gaia
Book: Wild West Companion

Body Wrack (Black Fury Rank 4)


The Garou can cause a target to suffer immense pain. This Gift is taught by a pain spirit.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Dexterity + Medicine (difficulty of the opponent's
Stamina + 4). Each successes causes the victim to lose one die from all Dice pools as agonising pain
sweeps over his body.

Calm Before the Storm (Black Fury Rank 4)


The Black Furies are at heart a tribe of contradiction, they both represent the harmony and beauty of the
Wyld, but also the spectacular savagery and brutality of the same. Sometimes, they even bring the two
forces together, such as with this Gift. It lays a sense of peace and quiet over an area, not an
uncomfortable silence but a serene sense of security. It is, naturally, used to prepare an ambush. The
moment this peace breaks, these spirits of calm depart quickly and are replace with spirits of anger,
storm and pain. Few subjected to this Gift survive the assault that follows. This Gift is taught by a cat
spirit.
System: The Black Fury spends one Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Primal Urge, difficulty 7. A simple
success projects a sense of utter safety on a group of no more than ten people. If they expect an ambush,
they may roll Perception + Empathy (difficulty 8) in order to sense the sudden change of emotion
within their own group. If they obtain more successes than the Black Fury on her Primal Urge roll, they
can sense the impending assault and run. Otherwise, the Gift works and the resulting chaos causes the
targets to lose one die on each of their rolls for every success the Black Fury initially rolled.
Taught by: Cat spirits
Book: PG3e

Motherly Guardian (Black Fury Rank 4)


This Gift allows the Garou to "tag" an individual so that she can keep track of her target's health and
welfare. The Garou gains a general sense of the individual's location at all times and can sense when
the target is in trouble and needs assistence. The Gift lets the Garou know what kind of aid the target
needs. The Garou must concentrate on her target in order to gain these insights. The effects of the Gift
remain in place for a full cycle of the moon.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty of the target's
Willpower) to set the "tag" on the designated individual. Whenever she concentrates on that person, she
receives information about the target's general state of health and present circumstances. When the
character attempts to concentrate on the targetted individual, she performs all other actions at a +1
difficulty due to her preoccupation with her charge.
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Wasp Talons (Black Fury Rank 4)


The Garou may actually hurl her claws through the air at a foe. The Garou is incapable of using this
Gift or making a claw attack the next turn, for her claws must actually regenerate. This Gift is taught by
a Wasp spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Dexterity + Brawl. Damage is normal for the Garou's Strength, while the
difficulty is determined by range as though the Garou was using a firearm. The medium range is 20
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can be hurled. The difficulty at long range is increased by one. On the other hand, attacks made at
targets within a yard of the Garou are considered "point-blank" (difficulty 4).

Arrow of Artemis (Black Fury Rank 5)


To honor Luna in her aspect as Artemis, the huntress of the moon, the Black Furies strive to master the
art of archery. This Gift is the ultimate expression of their skill. By invoking the huntress' name and
freeing her mind of distractions, a Fury can invest a single arrow with the light of Luna - and celestial
killing power. Virtually no force of Gaia can make her miss, and when the arrow strikes, it does so with
the force of a thunderbolt. This Gift is taught only by powerful Lunes in direct service to
Luna-the-Huntress.
System: The Black Fury spends a point of Gnosis as she draws back the arrow and sights on her target;
this takes a full action. While she is looking down the shaft of the drawn arrow (which glows with a
faint silver light once "charged"), wshe can see through any illusion or darkness that might impair her
sight; this includes vampiric Disciplines, Gifts and magick.
When she fires the arrow the next turn, the archer rolls Dexterity + Archery to hit as usual. However,
this Gift gives her 3 bonus successes on the roll, and reduces the difficulty of the shot by 2 - only the
most incredible botches or superhuman evasion can make the shot miss. The arrow inflicts ten dice of
aggravated damage; those slain by the missile are immolated in a quick-burning silver fire that does not
spread further than the corpse, and leaves only bones behind.
However, this Gift must only be used in time of war - else Artemis becomes very displeased. If the
Fury releases the arrow without a genuine living (or undead) target, or relaxes the bow and doesn't fire
at all, the spent Gnosis point is permanently lost. Furies only invoke this Gift when they known they
have a target that must be slain; using the illusion-dispelling abilities to "scan for invisible enemies" is
highly disrespectful, and counts as abuse of the Gift.
Taught by: Powerful Lunes in direct service to Luna-the-Huntress
Book: WW:tDA

Bring Forth the Future (Black Fury Rank 5)


This Gift allows the Garou to call upon Tambiyah to change one facet of the individual's future. The
change must be specific, such as preventing the subject of the Gift from encountering a known situation
that will result in her certain death. While this Gift does not guarantee that a foreseen future will be
altered, it does allow the Garu to attempt to avert disaster or improve an individual's lot.
System: The player sacrifices a permanent point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty
8). Only one success is necessary to effect a change in a future event. The player should explain to the
Storyteller which element of the future even she wishes to alter. (For example, "I want my packmater to
survive the coming battle against the fomori horde."). If possible, the Storyteller should arrange events
so that the change takes place exactly as stated. The Gift only affects events that will occur within the
24 hours immediately following the activation of the Gift; furthermore, characters cannot ensure the
death or destruction of their foes with this power. Only pleas for preservation meet with the Veiled
Mother's approval
Taught by: Tambiyah
Book: RatH

Gorgon's Gaze (Black Fury Rank 5)


This hideous power of legend can turn living flesh into stone with but a gaze. Victims who make eye
contact with the user of this Gift find themselves changed into statues where they stand. This Gift is a
closely guarded secret, not to be shared with the other Tribes. Rumours persist that the elder Black
Furies can make the effect permanent. Difficulty to find and even more dangerous to approach, the
legendary Basilisk spirit can teach this Gift.
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willpower) to determine the number of rounds the victim remains stone. The player can double this
time with a Willpower point.

The Thousand Forms (Black Fury Rank 5)


The Garou with this Gift may change herself into any animal between the sizes of a small bird and a
bison. The Garou gains all the natural abilities of that animal (flight, poison bite, etc) She may not take
the form of Wyrm-beasts (not that they would want to!), but she may take the form of mythical beasts
with some extra effort - most Black Furies take the form of pegasus in that case.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Animal Ken. The difficulty varies,
rising higher the farther removed from the Garou's natural form the desired animal is. For example, an
ape or panther (mammals of roughly similar mass) might be difficulty 5, while an alligator (a reptile of
larger mass) might be difficulty 7, and a frog might be difficulty 9. Mimicking mythical animals is
always difficuly 10.
Book: WW3e

Wyld Warp (Black Fury Rank 5)


The Garou calls out to the Wyld, the primal force of chaos itself. Success summons one of the great
Wyld spirits, or a number of lesser ones, to the Realm. They (or it) will probably help the Garou, but
nothing is certain about these creatures of chaos; this is a desperate tactic at best. This Gift is taught by
a Wyldling.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and then one Rage point. She then rolls Wits + Enigmas
against a difficulty of the area's Gauntlet. Success summons a variable number of Wyld spirits.

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Gifts for Bone Gnawer


Tribe- Bone Gnawer

Cardboard Mansion (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


A Bone Gnawer with this Gift can create a perfectly functional shelter for herself. The Garou can
fashion any ordinary cardboard box into a waterproof, noise-resistant and insulated home. Despite
conditions outside the box, the mansion remains dry, warm and quiet. A Home or Hearth-spirit can
teach this Gift.
System: The Bone Gnawer needs only a box of suitable size. A large enough box can sleep more than
one - as long as everybody is friendly. The Gnawer spends a Gnosis point and crawls in for an evening's
nap.

Cooking (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


The Bone Gnawer must have a small pot and ladle for this Gift. The Garou may take any small, easily
destroyed item he can find - bark, beer cans, plastic wrap, whatever - and stir it into the pot, turning it
into a foul-tasting but edible mush. This Gift is taught by a Raccoon or Rat spirit
System: The Garou rolls Wits + Survival. The difficulty depends on the objects used - 6 for inedible
but otherwise harmless material, up to 10 for cyanide and the like.

Find the Prize (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


The Garou employing this Gift closes her eyes and things about finding a thing of great value, either a
specific item or a general class of things. If the Gift is invoked correctly, the Garou may receive an
impression of or a clue leading towards the item they are looking for. The clue is decided by the
Storyteller and must be worked into the story: "Turning the corner, you see an ad for the Hound Dog
cafe...perhaps the Elvis plate could be there?" Note that just because an item has been located does not
mean it can be easily gotten. This Gift is taught by an Enigma spirit, or by any City spirit associated
with finding items.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty set by the
Storyteller). Each success on the roll gives one clue concerning the whereabouts of this item.

Nose of the Hungry Hound (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


By invoking this Gift the Garou can hunt down the closest source of discarded, relatively disease-free
food. This Gift will not detect the hot dogs within a vendor's cart (unless that vendor would gladly give
a wiener to a hungry mutt), but it would detect the bag of cheez-fries that accidentally dropped out of a
passing car window. This is a Bone Gnawer version of the Lupus Gift: Sense Prey and is taught by
Dog, Raven and Possum spirits.
System: The Gnawer who wishes to use this Gift must spend a Willpower point and make a Perception
+ Primal-Urge roll (difficulty 7). The number of successes determines how much food is found.

Play Possum (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


With animal cunning, the Gnawer can force her body into a state near death. Far from a serene,
peaceful trance wherein the Garou imitates death, the Gift creates a facade closer to a drowned, bloated
rat. The Garou's body stinks of rot, maggots crawl on her and flies gather as if to feast. Only a
scrupulous investigation reveals the truth - but most folks won't want to get that close. Most Silver
Fangs argue to ban this Gfit at moots and social gatherings. A Decay-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player must spend a Gnosis point and remain perfectly still to activate the Gift. On
activation, the Garou resembles a rotting corpse to all senses. When the Gift activates, anyone
attempting to detect life in the Garou must roll Perception + Medicine (difficulty equals the user's

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Manipulation + Subterfuge) and physically examine the "carcass".


Taught by: Decay-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Resist Toxin (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


Many Bone Gnawers learn a preternatural resistance to poisons and toxins of all kinds, doubtless due to
their diet of refuse and American beer. A trash spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou rolls Stamina + Survival (difficulty 6). Success nullifies the effects of most
conventional poisons, and adds three dice to the Garou's Stamina for purposes of resisting
Wyrm-enchanced poisons. The effect lasts for the scene.
Taught by: Trash spirit
Book: WW3e

Scent of Sweet Honey (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


The Garou attracts minor Air-spirits to the chosen target, causing them to exude a wonderfully sweet
aroma and become slightly sticky to touch. Naturally, all manner of vermin will shortly make their
appearance, and the target will swiftly become coated with and surrounded by swarms of gnats, flies,
bees, etc. The swarm will cause impaired vision for the target, annoying stings and bites, maddening
buzzing noises, total inability to function socially, and other inconveniences. The exact game affect of
the swarm is up to the Storyteller. This Gift is taught by certain Plant spirits, but Insect spirits can also
teach it.
System: The Garou can spend one Gnosis point and rolls Wits + Subterfuge (difficulty 6). The smell
lasts for one hour per success and will not wash off in this time.

Speed of the Messenger (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


This Gift increases the movement rate of the Garou so that he can travel long distances in short periods
of time. The character's body seems to flow like quicksilver, enabling him to accomplish astounding
feats of agility while under the effects of this Gift. Thus, the Garou can travel rapidly across a tree
limbor along a narrow wooden beam without slowing down or faltering.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point and rolls Dexterity + Athletics (difficulty 8). One success
allows the character to move at twice her normal speed; two successes gives her three times normal
speed, while three successes allows the character to move four times as quickly. More than three
successes cause the character to assume a blurry form that confers two extra dice to any rolls involving
Dexterity while the character is in motion. The effect lasts for one turn or one scene, depending on the
circumstance. This Gift affects movement only and cannot allow a character to stop to deliver blows in
combat without ending the Gift's duration. Thus, a character can use the Gift to get to a combat more
quickly, but once she engages in battle, she loses the benefits conferred by the Gift.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Tagalong (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


Commonly used by Bone Gnawers residing in a sept controlled by other tribes, this Gift ingratiates the
Bone Gnawer to a pack's or caern's totem for a short time. While the Gift is in effect, the Gnawer is
treated as a member of a pack with regards to using the totem's blessings and any pack tactics the pack
knows. If used on a caern totem, the totem looks favourably upon the Bone Gnawer. The Gnawer may
then perform the Rite of the Opened Caern, if he knows it, without fear of retribution. A lost-dog spirit,
a servant of Rat, teaches this Gift.
System: The Gnawer must know the name of the Totem in question. He must also prostrate himself
before the caern's centre of the pack's leader and wiggle forward on his stomach like a begging dog.
The player rolls Charisma + Subterfuge. The difficulty varies based on the totem's opinion of the Bone
Gnawer, which is left to the Storyteller's discretion. Success indicates that the character gains the

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previously mentioned benefits for one day, and that the totem will not look favourably on a Garou who
mistreats the Bone Gnawer without cause. This Gift usually won't cause any bad feelings from the sept
or pack in question as long as the Bone Gnawer minds his manners. However,using it too often
certainly will.
Taught by: A lost-dog spirit, a servant of Rat
Book: WW3e

Trail of the Larder (Bone Gnawer Rank 1)


It's said that the Children of Famine were the first to learn this Gift and teach it to their fellows. This
Gift allowes the Bone Gnawer to scent out the best source of surplus food - that is, food currently in the
possession of someone who has more than he requires. Said food is almost always guarded or locked
away - not that this bothers the Children of Famine. The Gnawers also use this Gift for more creative
effects from time to time; the renowned elder Simon Clubfoot found his way out of the twisted
dungeons of Count Kimos by following his nose to the kitchen.
A squirrel spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Perception + Primal Urge (difficulty 7) and spends a Willpower point. The
number of successes determines how far away the Gnawer can sense the food, and how accurately he
can gauge the amount of surplus.
Taught by: Squirrel spirit
Book: WW:tDA

Beneath Notice (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


While others seek fame, the Bone Gnawers' best bet is anonymity. This Gift allows the Gnawer to
blend in with the features of a town or village by becoming too familiar to be noticed. Although no
physical changes take place, normal people cannot remember details concerning the Garou. The Gift
works in either Homid or Lupus form and causes people who encounter the user to remember a
nondescript drifter or a mangy dog. A Dog-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Willpower point to remain "anonymous" for the rest of the scene. No
one who sees the Gnawer during that time can remember details concerning his appearance.
Taught by: Dog-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Blissful Ignorance (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


The Garou can become completely invisible to all sense, spirits or monitoring devices by remaining
still. This Gift is taught by a Chameleon- spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Dexterity + Stealth (difficulty 7); each success subtracts one success from the
Perception + Alertness rolls of those actively looking for the character. If no one is so doing, then one
success indicates complete concealment.

Drunkard's Luck (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


In a drunken stupor, the Gnawer walks away from fatal accidents and hazardous situations with the
assistance of this Gift. Where a sober Garou would hesitate and take a mortal wound, the Gnawer
stumbles into the clear despite impaired reflexes. A Spirits-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Gift activates automatically when the Bone Gnawer consumes enough alcohol to render
him drunk. In this stae, he loses three dice to all of his actions (more if he continues drinking), but he
benefits from an amazing lucky sreak. The player can reroll any failed rolls involving defensive actions
including Dodge and Stamina soak rolls. The Storyteller may also allow the character to avoid hazards
that he could not normally detect, such as falling debirs or surprise attacks. When the effects of the
alcohol wear off, the Gift deactivates. The Gift does nothing for hangovers.
Taught by: Spirits-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

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Odious Aroma (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


The use of musk has long been a defense in the wild. With this Gift, the Garou can greatly amplify her
own natural body odour, creating a debilitating stench. This Gift is taught by a Stinkbug spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. For the duration of the scene, all beings within 20 feet of
the Garou (provided they have olfactory organs) subtract two from all Dice Pools as they choke and
retch. However, the Garou subtracts two from all his Social Dice pools and may be ostracised for the
duration (not a big worry for most Bone Gnawers).

Plague Visage (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


Anyone in his right mind fears a leper. This Gift allows the Bone Gnawer to draw an illusion of terrible
disease on his features, replling even the most stout-hearted onlookers. It's a useful trick in many
situations. It can earn charity from well-meaning monks, terrify locals and even serve as a way of
blending in - after all, people are afraid of you whether they think you're a leper or bewitched, but as
least disease is more acceptable than witchcraft.
This Gift is taught by a Rat or Disease spirit.
System: The Bone Gnawer rolles Manipulation + Medicine; the effects last for a scene. The imaginary
disease may appear to be anything the Gnawer is familiar with, such as leprosy or pox, or even
something entirely invented. Mortals viewing the illusion must make Willpower checks at difficulty 8
or shrink away in revulsion; a botch might even send them screaming out into the streets, screaming
about pestilence. Supernaturals who are immune to disease have less to fear - they must still make
Willpower tests, but the difficulty falls to 6
Taught by: Rat or disease spirirts
Book: WW:tDA

Sticky Fingers (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


This trick coats the fingers of a Garou with a silvery substance that adheres to anything, making it
possible to climb slick vertical surfaces with ease. In addition, this Gift also assists a Garou in pilfering
small items such as credit cars, keys or loose change.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis. The ability to cling to sheer surfaces is automatic. In
addition, the character gains two extra dice to any Streetwise or other roll the Storyteller deems
appropriate; he might get extra dice on a pickpocketing attempt, but not when trying to hot-wire a car.
The effect lasts for one scene
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Trash Magnet (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


Ordinary street garbage becomes the Bone Gnawer's ally as it swirls about his opponent or engulfs his
rival. All the trash nearby assails the target of this Gift, making life difficulty. Older Bone Gnawers can
completely immobilise a smart-mouth, upstart Garou in heaps of trash and piles of garbage. Trash
spirits teach this Gift, although Rat-spirits teach a version that animates sewer flotsam.
System: The player rolls Charisma + Streetwise (difficulty 7) to determine the amount of trash
involved. With one success, a minor distraction of newspapers and plastic bags causes a small increase
in difficulties. With 5 successes, the target is buried in garbage and must dig his way to freedom. This
Gift affects toxic waste as well. Note that this Gift does not create trash but instead draws upon the
garbage in an area. An attempt to use this Gift in a sterile environment would fail.

Ward of the Road (Bone Gnawer Rank 2)


This allows a Garou to leap from a quickly moving vehicle and remain undamaged. The Gift is taught
by a spirit of the road.
System: By spending one Willpower point and scoring at least one success on a Stamina + Survival roll
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botches, he takes double damage (he fell on his ankle, etc.). The Garou can also leap from tall buildings
in this manner, but it requires one success per story to negate damage.

Beg (Bone Gnawer Rank 3)


By playing upon the compassion of others, Bone Gnawers can generate an amazing amount of pity. By
exaggerating her miserable state, a clever Bone Gnawer can gain favour with people who have too
much anyway. By groveling or telling her particular sob story, she might get a handout, a favour or at
least a good meal. A pigeon spirit teaches this Gift, which is one reason only Bone Gnawers ever learn
it.
System: The players must spend one Gnosis point and roll Manipulation and Performance. If the
roleplaying is particularly moving, the player can forgo the roll at the Storyteller's discretion. The
difficulty depends on the target; a charitable Child of Gaia might be a 4, whereas an overbearing Get of
Fenris might be a 9. The number of successes determines the amount of pity generated and the
generosity of the favour.

Call the Rust (Bone Gnawer Rank 3)


By whistling softly through his teet, the Bone Gnawer can summon a sudden and destructive rust onto
metal in his vicinity. Spearheads crumble, swords corrode and mail falls apart at the werewolf's
command. Some Gnawers use this trick to protect their kin from armed men in a humane fashion, but
others prefer to inflicit little poetic justices - such as attending the latest bear-baiting and corroding the
chain holding the bear in question.
This Gift is taught by a Water spirit.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Crafts. Each success allows the Gnawer
to corrode one ferrous metal object into fragile uselessness, although detailed works such as a chain
hauberk count as two objects. The Garou need not be touching the object at the time, but he must be
able to see it and be within conversational earshot.
Taught by: Water spirit
Book: WW:tDA

Deliberate Misinformation (Bone Gnawer Rank 3)


The Garou can slip confusing and contrary information into his target's conversation, making their
plans fall apart or otherwise causing them to suffer from a gross breakdown in communications.
Opponents in the immediate vicinity of the Garou mishear each other or misinterpret instructions. The
information affected by this Gift must be communicated verbally - either in person or through the use
of a direct communication device such as a telephone or other transmission device.
System: The player rolls Perception + Linguistics (difficulty of the target's Willpower, or the highest
Willpower in the target group). Each success allows the character to subject one opponent to the effects
of this Gift. All actions that result from information communicated verbally receive a +2 difficulty;
simple orders, such as proceeding to a certain address or moving to the left or right flank in battle,
automatically go awry. The Gift lasts for one scene.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Friend in Need (Bone Gnawer Rank 3)


It takes a lot for a pack to accept a Bone Gnawer as an equal, but once they do, the Gnawer's loyalty is
unshakeable. This Gift allows a Bone Gnawer to risk all, even his own life, to aid a packmate or
tribemate. A dog spirit teaches this Gift.
System: When a packmate or fellow Bone Gnawer is on danger, the character may "lend" him what he
needs, be it a Gift the Bone Gnawer knows, his Rage, his Willpower, or even his own life (in the form
of health levels). The Bone Gnawer cannot lend a Gift of higher rank than the recipient could know,
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Willpower (difficulty 7) and must succeed for the transfer to take place. If the roll botches, the Bone
Gnawer loses the traits in question, but the recipient does not gain them. This Gift lasts until the end of
the scene unless the recipient
decides to terminate it early. If the recipient dies before the Traits are returned, the Bone Gnawer loses
them permanently.
Taught by: Dog
Book: WW3e

Gift of the Skunk (Bone Gnawer Rank 3)


With this Gift, the Garou can swell his musk glands, allowing him to spray musk like a skunk. This
Gift is, of course, taught by a Skunk-spirit.
System: On any turn, the Garou may spray his musk at any target. Dexterity + Primal Urge (difficulty
7; modified by range) is required to hit. A target hit by the musk doubles over retching and must spend
a Willpower point to do anything all for the remainder of the scene. Even then, however, he subtracts
one from his Dice Pool for each success the Garou scored of his roll. The effect lasts for the duration of
the scene or until the target rigorously bathes.

Gift of the Termite (Bone Gnawer Rank 3)


The Gnawer can cause wood and paper to rot with astonishing speed. Furniture falls apart, documents
disintegrate and even buildings collapse. Obviously, one of the best instructors is a termite spirit.
System: After spending a Gnosis point, the character rolls Intelligence + Repair (difficulty 7). The
number of successes determines the amount of wood or paper destroyed: One success can rot a ream of
paper, three can deteriorate a wall and five successes can collapse the roof of a small building. Strategic
use of this power can dramatic results even for those of lesser skill.

Reshape Object (Bone Gnawer Rank 3)


The Garou can instantly shape once-living material (but not undead!) into a variety of objects - thus
trees may become shelter, buck antlers become spears, animal hides become armor, and flowers
become perfumes. The item will in some way resemble the object from which it was created (the spear
is made of antler, not wood). This Gift is taught by a Weaver-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Repair against a variable difficulty (5 to turn a broken tree
limb into a spear, 8 to turn a plank into a floatable raft, etc). The created object is not necessarily
permanent; it will last a length of time according to the chart below. Expending a Gnosis point allows a
created weapon to inflict aggravated damage (this effect is not permanent unless a permanent Gnosis
point is spent).
Successes Duration
One 5 minutes
Two 10 minutes
Three One Scene
Four One Story
Five Permanent

Attunement (Bone Gnawer Rank 4)


By standing in a particular area, the character can commune with the spirits of the area, thus getting an
overview or what exists or has happened in the area - rough population, secret tunnels, places of note
and so on. This Gift is taught by a Rat spirit to Bone Gnawers and a Cockroach spirit to the Glass
Walkers.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Perception + Streetwise (difficulty 6). The
amount of information gathered depend on the number of successes; on a botch, the spirits lie. This

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Gift may only be used in urban areas, as the Gnawers have become desensitised to the wilderness.

Cliche Curse (Bone Gnawer Rank 4)


From Roger Ebert's Little Bigger Movie Glossary, "Clichephobia. Condition affecting people raised on
movies. Symptoms occur when real life situations echo movie cliches, and the sufferers must take
action to avoid what would be the inevitable denouement in a movie."
What is a humerous anecdote in the hands of humans becomes a deadly weapon in the claws of a Bone
Gnawer. Most often employed with an appropriately dramatic curse (although this isn't necessary), the
target of this Gift becomes certain to suffer an unfavourable fate in a cliche-related way. Anyone
reaching for something high in a cupboard will inevitably have the entire contents fall on top of him.
Riding a bicycle on a sunny day invites being hit by a truck. While it is possible to avoid the effects of
this curse, doing so requires virtually
shutting yourself from the world, and not in a dark room, either. It is taught by a dog spirit or by a spirit
from a television realm.
System: The player spends one point of Gnosis and names the victim, who must be within hearing
distance and line of sight. For twenty-four hours, the victim risks disaster. Once that disaster occurs,
however, the curse is ended.
Taught by: Dog and TV spirits
Book: PG3e

Infest (Bone Gnawer Rank 4)


The Gnawer may call up a horde of vermin (rats, insects, slugs, birds, snakes, etc) to invade an area (no
greater than a large building) of his choice. The creatures will act according to their nature and will not
mindlessly attack humans; indeed, many of them may try to flee. This Gift is taught by a Rat spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Animal Ken (difficulty 7). The
size of the horde is determined by the number of successes; one success will cause a notable problem
and several calls to the exterminator, while five will create a scene from a horror film as the building is
swarmed in creatures.

Mercurial Messenger (Bone Gnawer Rank 4)


This Gift enables a Garou who overhears a conversation or who is entrusted with a message to
remember what she has heard. At a later time, the Garou may repeat back verbatim everything heard
over a single scene as if she had total recall. The Gift allows the Garou to reproduce voice intonations,
accents and speech patterns or mannerisms which match those of the original speaker. In addition, the
Garou can approximate the speaker's actual voice.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Linguistics (difficulty 7). Each success
increases the accuracy of the character's delivery of the remembered conversation or message. If
necessary, the Storyteller may repeat the conversation for the benefit of the character's audience. A
failure means that the character remembers only what the player remembers. A botch introduces a
series of discrepancies into the repetition.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Madthought (Bone Gnawer Rank 5)


This trick literally makes the werewolf's foes too clever for their own good. The Garou can cause her
enemies' thought processes to speed up so radically that they literally think too rapicly to put any one
plan into motion. The victim of the Gift can only stand still as his thoughts run away with him, rushing
madly from one brilliant plan to another or considering all the multiple alternatives for their "next"
action.
System: The player spends a point of Willpower and rolls Wits + Subterfuge (difficulty of the victim's
Willpower). The number of successes determines how many turns the victim stands "lost in though".

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When the victim recovers from the Gift, he is most likely highly disoriented, and may need to regain
focus and otherwise discover what's been happening while he "was out". A failure simply means that
the Gift does not work, while a botch gives the victim not only rapid thought but the ability to translate
those thoughts into immediate action - usually to the detriment of the character.
Taught by: Mitanu
Book: RatH

Riot (Bone Gnawer Rank 5)


The Garou summons a horde of malevolent spirits to provoke the hatreds and fears of the down and out
- the homeless, the gangs, the urban animals such as alley cats and stray dogs, etc. This Gift is taught by
a Rat spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point to summon the spirits and then a point of Rage to incite
the passions of all concerned. He then rolls Wits + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). If successful, these spirits
direct their material hosts against a target of the Garou's choosing, though the disparate elements of the
riot will by no means work together (they may not even be aware that others are trying to accomplish
the same thing). The number of successes determines the extent of the riot - one success incites a
building, three a neighbourhood or suburb and five the entire city.

Survivor (Bone Gnawer Rank 5)


This Gift allows the Garou temporary immunity to many environmental effects, such as pressure or
temperature variations. She is also immune to disease, poison and even radiation, as well as any
corrupting effects from the touch of Wyrm entities. She does not need to eat, drink or rest and she gains
three extra points of Stamina, even if this takes the attribute over 10. She also ignores wound penalties.
In addition, whenever she is about to die or defeated, she automatically regains one Willpower point.
The Gift is taught by a Bear-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Stamina + Survival (difficulty 7); the effects last
for one day per success.

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Gifts for Child of Gaia


Tribe- Child of Gaia

Eve's Blessing (Child of Gaia Rank 1)


Childbirth is a risky thing in these dangerous times, and the Children cannot stand to see unnecessary
suffering. This Gift allows the Garou to improve a mother's chances of surviving a birth, as well as
keeping the newborn free of disease for a short time.
This Gift is taught by a Cow spirit
System: The Child of Gaia need only lay her hands on the mother-to-be's abdomen and spend a Gnosis
point; this can be done even during labour. For the next week, the mother and child are treated as
having an extra dot of Stamina each, for the purposes of surviving childbirth and resisting illness or the
like. If the mother is pregnant with multiple children, the Garou must spend one Gnosis point per child
to protect them all; however, in the process of invoking this Gift, the Child will automatically learn
how many children are to be born and can adjust his Gnosis expenditure accordingly. The Gift can be
used on wolves (althought its less necessary); the Gnosis point spent will protect the entire litter for
three days.
Taught by: Cow spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Find the Heart's Flame (Child of Gaia Rank 1)


With this Gift the Garou can identify sources of energy or power, even when they are hidden or
unfamiliar. The Garou must concentrte to detect the pulsations of power that emanate from even a
dormant energy source. This becomes useful when travelling in some of the more alien reaches of the
Umbra where familiar objects take on strange appearances. This Gift also enables the Garou to identify
machinery such as generators or solar batteries regardless of their appearance or attempts to conceal
them. Spirits tht serve as energy or power foci also register to the Garou's senses when this Gift is in
effect.
System: The player spends one point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Alertness (difficulty 7). A single
success identifies power sources that lie within 50 feet of the Garou. Additional successes allow the
character to extend her range to locate distant sources. This Gift lasts for once scene.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Mercy (Child of Gaia Rank 1)


Children of Gaia see know use for lethal force when they are not fighting minions of the Wyrm, but
even they sucumb to frenzy. This Gift, used chiefly by Children of Gaia with high Rage or in duels,
allows the Garou to use her natural weaponry and Rage without fear of killing her opponent. A
dove-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point. For the rest of the scene, all damage that the Garou
inflicts with her own body (claws and teeth, but not weapons of any kind) is considered bashing. A
creature "killed" by such damage merely falls unconscious, and he may heal the wounds at the normal
rate for bashing damage.
Taught by: A dove spirit
Book: WW3e
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Child of Gaia Rank 1)
Children of Gaia see know use for lethal force when they are not fighting minions of the Wyrm,
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duels, allows the Garou to use her natural weaponry and Rage without fear of killing her
opponent. A dove-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point. For the rest of the scene, all damage that the Garou
inflicts with her own body (claws and teeth, but not weapons of any kind) is 'virtual' - the
creature does not actually suffer any wounds, but suffers the same effects as if they had. A
creature "killed" by such damage merely falls unconscious.

Mother's Touch (Child of Gaia Rank 1)


The Garou is able to heal the wounds of others, aggravated or otherwise, simply by laying hands over
the afflicted area. The Garou may not heal herself with the Gift. This Gift is taught by a Unicorn-spirit.
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Medicine (difficulty of the
wounded individual's Rage, or 6 for non-Garou). Each success heals one Health Level. Even battle
scars may be cured in this manner, but this must be done in the same scene the scar was obtained and
requires the expenditure of a Gnosis point. There is no limit to how many times this may be used on a
person, but each use requires a Gnosis point.

Resist Pain (Child of Gaia Rank 1)


Through force of will, the Garou is able to ignore the pain of his wounds and continue acting normally.
This Gift is taught by a Bear-spirit.
System: The Garou, by spending one Willpower pint, may ignore all wound penalties for the duration
of the scene.

Sense Limits (Child of Gaia Rank 1)


The Garou can determine approximately the amount of Rage, Gnosis or Willpower within an
individual. This ability enables the Garou to judge whether or not her target can resist an attempt to
influence her actions or whether she is likely to draw upon her supply of Gnosis or Rage. This Gift also
allows a Garou to gauge whether or not other supernaturals are currently weak-willed or drained of
some other source of power. For example, a Garou may be able to tell that a vampire has little power
but may not realise that the Leech's blood supply is low. This Gift also enables a Garou to sense
whether an Umbral spirit's Power is weak or near depletion.
System: The player rolls Perception + Occult (difficulty 8). Each success enables the character to
determine the general levels of Rage, Gnosis and Willpower for one targetted individual. Additional
successes allow the character access to more specific information about a single target or else gives her
general information about another target. The Storyteller should not give the player precise numbers,
but should relay information in relative terms ("The Black Spiral Dancer has used most of his Rage but
still has a lot of Willpower and Gnosis left", "The mage has plenty of magical energy left inside her").
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Child of Gaia Rank 1)
System: The player rolls Perception + Occult (difficulty 8). More successes allow for a more
accurate measure of the traits of the victim - one may only allow for a general impression,
whereas 3 succesess could give the Garou a fairly accurate idea of the balance within that
victiom, and 5 might give a more absolute impression. The Storyteller should not give the player
precise numbers, but should relay information in relative terms ("The Black Spiral Dancer has
used most of his Rage but still has a lot of Willpower and Gnosis left", "The mage has plenty of
magical energy left inside her").

Calm (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


The Garou can quell the anger in others. This Gift is taught by a Unicorn spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty of the target's

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Willpower). Each success removes one of the target's Rage points, although lost Rage can be regained
normally.

Flame of the Wind Rider (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


This Gift makes the Garou harder to damage by engulfing her in a ghostly blue-white flame. In addition
to serving as a form of armour, the flame also offers protection from cold, including the intense cold of
the far reaches of the Aetherial Realm and the freezing damage inflicted by certain creatures of the
Wyrm.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Stamina + Occult (difficulty 7). Each success
lowers the difficulty for soaking damage from cold by one. In addition, the Garou gains two dice to add
to all soak rolls; these dice can even be used to soak silver. THe effects last for one scene.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Grandmother's Touch (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


This Gift is similar to Mother's Touch, but the Garou can use it to heal herself as well as others. This
Gift is taught by a Unicorn spirit.
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Medicine (difficulty of the
wounded individual's Rage, or 6 for non-Garou). Each success heals one Health Level. Even battle
scars may be cured in this manner, but this must be done in the same scene the scar was obtained and
requires the expenditure of a Gnosis point. There is no limit to how many times this may be used on a
person, but each use requires a Gnosis point.

Luna's Armour (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


The Garou calls upon the blessing of Luna to deter any damaging attacks aimed at her. This Gift is
taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou concentrates for one turn, spends one Gnosis point, and rolls Stamina + Survival
(difficulty 6). Each success allows the Garou to add one to her Stamina for the purpose of soaking
damage (including silver). The effect lasts for one scene.

Peace of the Counselor (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


This Gift enables a Garou to bring even the most heated discussion to a peaceful conclusion. Though it
does not preclude more hostilities from erupting at a later time, the Gift creates an atmosphere of
temporary true among enemies or prevents tribe leaders from coming to blows over volatile issues.
During the grace period, the Garou can attempt to resolve the circumstances underlying the state of
enmity - such as encouraging the participants in a dispute to begin negotiations or achieving a
compromise
System: The player spends a Willpower point and rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty of the highest
Willpower among the quarreling individuals). One success causes combatants to stop fighting (or
prevents them from initiating combat) for one turn. Each extra success increases the length of time in
which peace prevails by an additional turn; five successes extends the Gift to an entire scene.
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH

Spellbinding Oration (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


Similar to Persuasion, this Gift allows a Child of Gaia to be persuasive when dealing with others. The
Garou's statements will take on an air of extra meaning and credibility. Those hearing him are likely to
agree with him. This Gift is taught by a Unicorn spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Leadership against a difficulty of 6. If successful, the difficulties
of all Social rolls are reduced by one per success for anyone who hears him speak for the remainder of
the scene. If the Garou is actively trying to exhort his audience to anything other than combat (in any

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form), the difficulties of Social rolls are reduced by two and then by one per success. The Garou must
orate for at least five successes.

Stinging Blows (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


The Children hate to admit it, but sometimes you can't negotiate your way to a position of peace.
Occasionally, you have to have faith in your own righteousness, and enforce you will upon those who
are genuinely acting like children. But it you're going to do it, at least you can make your claim as
strongly as possible and prevent unnecessary damage. This Gift is taught by a wasp spirit.
System: The Child of Gaia spends one Rage. For the rest of the scene, her attacks are so painful that
anyone struck by her immediately ignores any other foes he may be facing and attack the Child
(Willpower roll, difficulty 9 to resist). Usually this Gift is employed to break apart two foes who
otherwise couldn't be. Its a risky gambit, but sometimes effective.
Taught by: Wasp
Book: PG3e

Voice of Reason (Child of Gaia Rank 2)


All too often, emotions obscure rational thought and turn normal people, both human and Garou, into a
bloodthirsty mob. The Children of Gaia use this Gift to break through the emotional cloud and bring
reason back to such a crowd. Once her words reach her listeners' ears, the Gift forces them to pay
attention. It quells emotional distractions and imparts a moment of clarity on the audience. While the
Gift does not disperse the members of a mob, it does give them a chance to rethink their actions. A
Reason-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The audience must hear the Child of Gaia for this Gift to work. If she is unable to speak, or
cannot be heard over the roar of the crowd, the Gift has no effect. The player must also spend one
Willpower point. For every success on a Charisma + Empathy roll, two people come to their senses and
shake off the mob mentality. If the Gift can affect the majority of the group, the mob disperses.
Taught by: Reason-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Chant of Morpheus (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


The user of this Gift can induce a long, restful slumber in the target. Although the Gift will not stop a
frenzied werewolf, it can ward off a frenzy before one take place. The Gift disinclines any hostile
activity after the peaceful rest. Also, the waking victim is able to think much more clearly. An
Opossum spirit teaches this Gift to individuals with patience and a lot of time.
System: The number of successes on a Charisma + Enigmas roll (difficulty equal to the opponent's
Willpower) determines the number of hours that the target sleeps. One Gnosis point activates this
power. For one hour after waking, the target must spend a Willpower point to take any hostile action
against the user of this Gift. Any attacks directed at the sleeper awaken her immediately and end the
effects of the Gift.

Dazzle (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


The Garou can overwhelm a target with the beauty and glory of Gaia. This Gift is taught by a Unicorn
spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty of the target's Willpower). So long as the
target is not attacked, it will stand mutely in awe for the remainder of the scene. This Gift may only be
attempted once per target per scene.

Good Faith (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


With this Gift, the Garou can cause all those in his presence to become filled with a sense of higher
purpose. They all feel the work they must do is more important than their differences. All other
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or exaggerated stands intended to be bargained away. Those who resist, and continue to bargain in bad
faith, become loudly and uncontrollably flatulent each time they state their position. This Gift is taught
by avatars of the New World Trinity totem.
System: The Garou rolls Wits + Expression against a difficulty of 6. Anyone who actively wants to
resist finding common ground or negotiating in good faith must make a resisted Willpower roll
(difficulty 6) against the Garou's number of successes. If he fails to resist, his opposition will be
betrayed by his sudden flatulence, and he will likely be shunned and viewed as absurdly inflexible by
those who bargain in good faith.

Guilt Trip (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


By unearthing buried guilt and remorse, the Child of Gaia can force another to perform an action
against her own will. Even if little relation exists between the guilty conscience and the task at hand,
the Gift can be effective. Better results occur when there is a direct link, however. The Gift works best
when the target wants to perform the action, but pride or fear prevents her from doing so. Many urban
spirits that have witnesses the cruelty of humanity toward itself know this Gift and teach it to the
Garou.
System: The player must roleplay the plea; otherwise the Gift automatically fails. Excellent roleplaying
can even negate the need for a roll (or even the need for the Gift). Otherwise, the player must roll
Manipulation + Empathy versus the target's Willpower. One success barely gets a Bone Gnawer to lift
his pinkie, whereas five successes can force a proud Silver Fang to beg for forgiveness. The target can
spend Willpower points to resist this Gift.

Pall of Despar (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


This Gift inflicts a wave of despair upon a targetted individual, making the victim incapable of action
due to feelings of profound melancholy.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). A successful roll causes the victim to experience a feeling similar to Harano (or,
in the case of humans, clinical depression). This state of mind forces the victim to roll her Willpower in
order to take any action, while combat becomes almost impossible. (Optionally, the Storyteller can
enforce the limitations of Harano found in the Werewolf Players guide, pg 207). The effects of this Gift
last for one scene.
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH

Parting the Velvet Curtain (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Garou to transport non-Garou into the Umbra. If the non-Garou wants to resist, she
must make a resisted Willpower roll against the bearer of the Gift. This Gift can be used for physical
transport through a reflective surface, or in combination with other Gifts, for spirit travel. While in the
Umbra, the non-Garou are connected to the Gift user by silver threads. The others brought with the
Theurge leave when she does, or at the whim of the Theurge.
System: The player must make their normal Gnosis roll and spend a Willpower point for each
non-Garou or non-Kinfolk that they wish to bring with them. The Theurge can send others home before
herself by spending a Willpower point.

Ride the Solar Winds (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to ride the solar winds that sweep through the Aetherial Realm without
worrying about being thrown off course by storms. Use of this Gift also increases the Garou's
movement rate, lessening travel time between locations within the Aetherial Realm.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Alertness (difficulty 7); the need to
remain "in touch" with the ever-changing currents of these spirit winds requires concentration and
attunement rather than physical agility. A single success allows the character to ride the winds

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successfully to her destination (or until she decides to end her journey). Additional successes either
allow the Garou to carry others with her (on a one-for-one basis) or reduce the travel time by half per
success. Thus, with one additional success, a journey of one month would only take two weeks, while
two additional successes reduces the journey to a week. A character may use some of her extra
successes to allow others to travel with her and the remaining ones to speed up travel time.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Spirit Friend (Child of Gaia Rank 3)


The Children walk among spirits and interact with them more easily than most, for their aura exudes
friendship. This Gift is taught by Unicorn spirits.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Expression (difficulty 7). Each success adds one die to all the
Garou's Dice Pools for interacting with any spirits in the vicinity (except those of the Wyrm).

Angel's Semblence (Child of Gaia Rank 4)


The Children of Gaia don't believe in terrifying humans unnecessarily. This Gift allows a Child to act in
Crinos form without invoking the terror of the Delerium; but instead of seeing a werewolf, onlookers
see an angelic figure of exceeding grace and holiness. Witnesses may remember a Child's battle with a
Wyrm beast as an angel's struggle with a demon, or a warning to leave the woods as the gracious
guidance of a guardian angel. Onlookers need not be Christian to be affected; Islamic witnesses might
remember on of Mohammed's fiery messengers, while Norse pagans might think the Garou was one of
the Valkyries.
This Gift is taught by a spirit of Hope.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point to invoke Angel's Semblence for a scene. The effects are
automatic against humans; use the Delerium chart (ignoring the Child of Gaia tribal flaw) to determine
how strongly a witness is affected. Responses of fear should be replace with rapture; even "catatonic
fear" should be seen as "complete bliss".
Taught by: Hope
Book: WW:tDA

Beast Life (Child of Gaia Rank 4)


The Garou may not only communicate with animals, but can attract and command them. If there are no
animals of the sort desired in the vicinity, none can be called. This Gift is taught by any Animal-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Animal Ken (difficulty 7). One
success causes animals within a 10-mile radius to be affected. Each additional success add 10 miles
(two successes indicate a 20-mile radius). The effect lasts for one scene, but the time may be extended
by spending one Gnosis point per extra scene.

Hand of the Sun (Child of Gaia Rank 4)


The Garou's hand blazes with a terrible heat and gives off a white-hot light, similar to a branding iron.
The Garou may touch an individual and mark them indelibly (and painfully) with a brand of shame.
Any Garou who encounters the victim in the future immediately recognise the mark as a sign of that
person's treachery, dishonour or other grave crime. Vampires ignite when touched by the Hand of the
Sun.
System: The Garou spends a point of Rage and then a point of Gnosis. No roll is necessary for the Gift
to take effect, but the character must make a standard attack roll in order to mark her victim. A victim
touched by the Hand of the Sun takes two health levels of unsoakable aggravated damage and receives
a permanent circular scar. The scar cannot be removed by any means short of amputating the part of the
body which contains the scar. The fire lasts for one scene, although the Garou may extinguish it
beforehand if she so chooses.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak

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Book: RatH

Harmonius Slumber (Child of Gaia Rank 4)


This Gift enables the Garou to create a perfect environment for sleep even in the most difficulty
circumstances. Under the influence of this Gift, the Garou receives the equivalent of eight hours of
restful sleep and awakens refreshed and with his spirits revived.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Stamina + Enigmas (difficulty 7). One success is
necessary to affect the character. Each additional success allows him to include another individual in
the effects of the Gift. A failure means that the Gift does not work, while a botch inflicts restless sleep
on the character, with no benefits. When a character awakens from a successful use of this Gift, he
finds that his Gnosis is fully replenished. The nap can last for up to eight hours, although only two
hours are necessary to reap full benefits.
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Child of Gaia Rank 4)
System: The player rolls Stamina + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Each success allows the character to
regain a point of Willpower and Gnosis while they sleep, or to include another individual in the
effects of the Gift (a connection of some sort, physical, or spiritual is necessary to include others
in the Gift's effects). A failure means that the Gift does not work, while a botch inflicts restless
sleep on the character, and they lose a Willpower point. The nap can last for up to eight hours,
although only two hours are necessary to reap full benefits.

Serenity (Child of Gaia Rank 4)


The Garou can quell other's Rage, even bringing Garou out of frenzies. This Gift is taught by Unicorn
spirits.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Expression (difficulty of the target's
Willpower). The target is incapable of using Rage at all for one turn turn per success. He may not spend
Rage points, but neither may he frenzy.

Strike the Air (Child of Gaia Rank 4)


The Garou becomes the ultimate example of passive resistance. She becomes unable to attack an
opponent, but she is also unable to be hit, allowing her opponent to exhaust himself in the attempt. A
mongoose spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Willpower point and rolls Wits + Dodge (difficulty of the opponent's
Willpower). For the duration of the scene, the opponent cannot strike the Garou, no matter how many
successes he achieves on the roll. This Gift is cancelled immediately if the werewolf attacks his
opponent or if anyone else attacks on the Garou's behalf. This Gift will work on multiple opponents,
but the player must activate the Gift for each opponent.
Taught by: Mongoose
Book: WW3e

Unicorn's Grace (Child of Gaia Rank 4)


A Garou with this Gift never loses her poise and rarely loses her temper. Even in the nastiest arguments
or the bloodiest combats, Children of Gaia can maintain their cool with this blessing. An avatar of
Unicorn teaches her followers this Gift.
System: By spending one Gnosis point, the Garou represses her Rage for an entire scene. No matter
how many Rage points the Garou has, humans and animals are unable to detect her supernatural
essence. The Garou also cannot frenzy and can spend Rage points only up to a maximum of her
Empathy.
Taught by: Unicorn

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Burden of Knowledge (Child of Gaia Rank 5)


The Garou floods an individual with the knowledge of all her own limitations, making the victim aware
of every flaw or failing and reminding her of all the wrongs she has committed or caused. The weight
of this enlightenment can either change an individual for the better, or drive her into suicidal despair or
murderous frenzy. Few individuals survive the effect of this Gift unscathed. This Gift can sometimes
bring an errant Garou back from the edge of corruption or cause an enemy of the Garou to be "born
again".
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Intelligence + Empathy (difficulty of the victim's
Willpower). Success causes the victim to experience every negative aspect of her personality and past,
including secret vices, shortcomings, failures and other similar faults. The Storyteller should decide
what ultimate effect the Gift produces in the victim - either a desire to reform her ways and corrent her
failings, an impulse to kill herself out of shame and despair or some course of action in between the
two extremes. Once the victim has experienced the total effect of the Gift, the intense awareness begins
to fade - but residual memories may plague the victim for a long time afterward.
Taught by: Lu-Bat
Book: RatH

Cleansing Flame (Child of Gaia Rank 5)


The Garou can pinpoint an area (or an individual) and set the target ablaze with an intense and
purifying flame that rages for 60 seconds and then dies out completely. The fire can burn out all
Wyrm-taint or human-made pollution from an area or cleanse an individual (provided the victim
survives) of wyrm taint. The first does not spread beyond the target area of person and can not be
quenched by normal means. For instance, if the Garou targets a house occupied by a Pentex official, the
fire blazes through the house destroying any vestige of the Wyrm's corruption and leaving untouched
anything not tainted by the Wyrm.
System: The player sacrifices a permanent point of Rage and rolls her Willpower. The difficulty is 8 to
affect and area; the area cannot be larger than a large house. To target an individual, the difficulty of the
Willpower roll equals the victim's Willpower. Living or undead creatures set on fire must roll their
Stamina (difficulty 9) or die from the shock. The flame destroys fomori utterly; Black Spiral Dancers
who survive the Stamina roll must make Gnosis rolls, difficulty 9, or lose their Wyrm-taint and its
accompanying Derangement. Such purified Garou are stripped of all Rank and Gifts; they may well fall
again to corruption, but they are given a second chance.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Fool's Medicine (Child of Gaia Rank 5)


Bigotry may be commonplace in the West, but that doesn't mean Gaia's Children have to like it. Tribe
members use this Gift to teach a harsh lesson to people blinded by hatred. It lets the user make general
alterations to a person's skin tone and facial features. The person remains recognizable in many respects
but suddenly has a cocoa complexion, say, instead of a ruddy one, or "Oriental eyes" instead of "round
eyes". Loved ones can usually discern the target's identity, however, which is an aspect of the Gift that
troubles many bigots more than the alteration itself. Basically, the target changes to resemble a member
of the ethnic group he despises most.
System: The user spends a Gnosis point to activate the Gift and rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty
7). The number of successes equals the duration, in days, of the Gift. The user must touch the target for
Fool's Medicine to take effect, which it does the next time the target sleeps.
Book: Wild West Companion

Halo of the Sun (Child of Gaia Rank 5)


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the dark - may flee before the brightly shining Garou. This Gift is taught by a spirit allied to Helios, the
Sun Celestine.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point; the effect lasts for one scene. The damage of any
hand-to-hand attack made by the Garou is increased by two; alternative, the Garou can cause
aggravated damage when in Homid or Glabro form. Anyone directly facing the Garou adds three to all
attack difficulties because of the glare, and any vampires within 20 yards suffer damage as if exposed to
true sunlight.

The Living Wood (Child of Gaia Rank 5)


The Garou may call the powers of the forest to arise and aid her; nearby trees will begin to move and
attempt to protect the Garou. The trees will restrain, block and even fight foes. This Gift is taught by a
Glade Child.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Survival (difficulty 8). The Garou
animates on tree for each success rolled.

Trust of Gaia (Child of Gaia Rank 5)


With this Gift, the Garou instantly earns the trust of all who meet him or hear him, even over a
telephone or television. They feel instinctively that he is a good and worthy person. This feeling wells
up from such a deep level that it cannot be changed by even the most invasive mind control. People
affected by this Gift can still be mind-controlled to attack the Garou, but hate doing so. Those who are
Wyrm-corrupted feel intense dislike instead of trust. This trust is strong, but it does not supersede the
person's common sense. If the Child of Gaia is firing a machine gun into the crowd, the people will still
scatter, rather than trust that he'll miss them. However, they will all be convinced that he had a very
good reason for firing. The Children of Gaia warn that this Gift has a great potential for abuse, and
punish those who use it for petty gain. This Gift is taught by an avatar of Unicorn.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Empathy against a difficulty of 6. The difficulty against
Garou, or humans corrupted by the Wyrm, is 8. Wyrm beasts are immune. If successful, everyone who
sees, hears or experiences the Garou in any way must make a resistance roll (Willpower against 6) or
feel a high degree of trust for the Garou. They will confide in him as they would a trusted friend. The
effect will last for one scene, or as long as the person remains in contact with the Garou. However, even
once the Gift's effect has worn off, the person will feel good will toward the Garou.

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Gifts for Fianna


Tribe- Fianna

Earth Sense (Fianna Rank 1)


The Garou can feel the "aura" of an area and determine if it is healthy or blighted. For a brief instant,
the user of the Gift becomes so attuned to the land immediately around her that she can sense the pain
of Wyrm-taint, the sickness of pollution or the robust energy of an unspoiled piece of wilderness. In
some instances, the source of an area's pain - or the reason for its health - may reveal itself to the Garou
through the use of this Gift.
System: The players spends a point of Gnosis. While no roll is necessary, the character must
concentrate on the target area for several minutes of game time before receiving any information about
its condition. The amount of information that is revealed is left to the Storyteller and can vary from
vague feelings ("The land doesn't feel well, as if it has been poisoned.") to extremely specific facts
("There is an underground spring which channels Gnosis into topsoil, making the land productive and
fertile.").
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Faerie Light (Fianna Rank 1)


With this Gift, a Fianna can create a wisp of ghostly light, usually white, green, or faint blue in color.
She can direct the glow to move, but the light isn't strong enough to illuminate more than three feet
around the Garou. Some Fianna like to use this Gift to make their eyes flash green or blue. Ragabash
love to create tricks with Faerie Light. This Gift is taught by marsh spirits and faeries.
System: The Garou rolls Wits + Enigmas against a difficulty of 6. The light appears anywhere the
Fianna chooses, as long as it is within line of sight. It may float slowly at about 10 yards per turn. The
Gift lasts for one turn per success, unless a Gnosis point is spent, in which case the Faerie Light
remains in effect for an entire scene.

Persuasion (Fianna Rank 1)


This Gift allows a homid to become more persuasive when dealing with others; his statements and
arguments are imbued with meaning or credibility. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge (difficulty 6). If successful, the difficulties of all
Social rolls are reduced by one for the remainder of the scene.
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Fianna Rank 1)
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). If successful, the difficulties of all
Social rolls are reduced by one for each success for the remainder of the scene.

Primal Song (Fianna Rank 1)


The Fianna ingratiates himself with strangers by seeming to know all of their songs and dances. Having
heard only a few hummed bars or having glimpsed at just a movement or two, the Garou can sing along
or lead the dance. Skilled musicians can create new songs appropriate to the style of the culture in
question. A Songbird-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: After learning this Gift, it starts automatically whenever the Fianna hears a song or sees a
dance. He will know every word, note or step as if he'd created the piece himself. Whether or not he
can entertain people still depends on the regular rules for Performance.
Taught by: Songbird-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

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Resist Toxin (Fianna Rank 1)


The Fianna have long engaged themselves in the concoction of a variety of recreational liquids, many
of them distilled from deadly substances. They very quickly learned how to adapt - in the interests of
continued partying, of course. With this Gift, the Garou takes no damage from poisons or diseases of
any sort, and can heal many Wyrm toxins. This Gift is taught by a Toad spirit or Plant spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Stamina + Survival (difficulty 6); only one success is required.

Sense Fae (Fianna Rank 1)


As the Fianna have acclimated themselves to their new surroundings, they have also created relations
with the fae of the New World. This Gift allows the Fianna to detect fae beings. A Dream-spirit teaches
this Gift.
System: No roll is required, but the Fianna must concentrate for one round, during which he may take
no other action. The player must roll Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 7). The Garou can detect fae
nature at a distance of five meters per success. This Gift does not guarantee a friendly reaction from any
fae creatures that it reveals.
Taught by: Dream-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Brew (Fianna Rank 2)


The Fianna are renowned for their ability to drink liquor. Part of this legend stems from their ability to
make it. With Brew, the Garou can mystically transform a pitcher of any liquid into an alcoholic
substance. This Gift can surreptitiously inebriate unsuspecting targets. A Grain-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: After spending a Gnosis point, the player rolls Wits + Medicine (difficulty 7). The number of
successes determines the quality and potency of the concoction. One success can create cheap, domestic
beer, low-budget wine or mediocre tequila, while five successes can create a high quality imported
beer, fine vintage champagne or a top-shelf liquor. A botch creates a brew that induces massive
hangovers (-1 penalty for the entire next day).

Ceridwen's Blood (Fianna Rank 2)


Blood has a power within it. With this Gift, a Fianna can tap the life-force within her own blood to
restore a fallen ally. However, by doing so, she must suffer the wounds she heals. This Gift is taught by
spirits allied to Stag.
System: The Garou can heal an injured target by spilling her own blood (a small cut will do) and
rolling Stamina + Medicine against a difficulty of 8. One wound level is healed per success. However,
the Gift-user suffers a number of wounds equal to the amount healed - she cannot soak this damage.
The Fianna can heal aggravated wounds by spending a Gnosis point, although she will only take
non-aggravated wounds in exchange.

Drunkard's Luck (Fianna Rank 2)


In a drunken stupor, the Fianna walks away from fatal accidents and hazardous situations with the
assistance of this Gift. Where a sober Garou would hesitate and take a mortal wound, the Fianna
stumbles into the clear despite impaired reflexes. A Spirits-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Gift activates automatically when the Fianna consumes enough alcohol to render him
drunk. In this stae, he loses three dice to all of his actions (more if he continues drinking), but he
benefits from an amazing lucky sreak. The player can reroll any failed rolls involving defensive actions
including Dodge and Stamina soak rolls. The Storyteller may also allow the character to avoid hazards
that he could not normally detect, such as falling debirs or surprise attacks. When the effects of the
alcohol wear off, the Gift deactivates. The Gift does nothing for hangovers.
Taught by: Spirits-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

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Glib Tongue (Fianna Rank 2)


The Garou is mystically able to make whatever she says be what the target wants to hear. Whatever the
Garou says, even gibberish, will be heartily agreed with, although the Garou won't have a clue what the
target thinks she is saying. This Gift is taught by a Trickster spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Wits + Expression (difficulty of the victim's
Wits + Alertness). The effects last for one turn per success.

Herb Call (Fianna Rank 2)


Through singing or chanting, a Garou can find helpful or medicinal plants, roots or bark even in poor
areas such as deserts. Such plants might be healing herbs, substances used in rites or tubers and other
plants that provide needed sustenance. The song causes the plants to resonate from the music so that the
Garou can locate them by following the sounds.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Performance. A single success
enables the character to locate the desired herbs or plants within a mile of her location. Additional
successes increase the range by one mile per success. Failure means that the character cannot hear any
plants, while a botch leads the character to harmful herbs or plants.
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Howl of the Banshee (Fianna Rank 2)


The Garou may emit a fearful howl that unnerves all in the vicinity. This Gift is taught by a Banshee, a
woeful spirit of the dead.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. All who hear the howl, friends or foes, must make
Willpower roll (difficulty 8 for foes, 6 for friends) or run in terror for one turn per success.
Alternative Versions
From: WW:tDA (Fianna Rank 2)
The werewolf may throw back his head and unleash a long, ululating howl like the wail of
hundred ghostly mourners. The howl can strike fear even into the heart of the undead, and
peasants who hear it even from afar cross themselves - for surely such a noise is Death himself
walking the valleys. This Gift is taught by a Banshee (or Bean Sidhe), a Death spirit whose task
is to mourn and foretell.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Intimidation (difficulty 6).
Anyone who hears the howl, friend or foe, must make a Willpower roll (difficulty 8 if the
Garou's foe, 6 if a friend) or flee in terror for one turn for every success on the werewolf's
Charisma + Intimidation roll.

Howl of the Unseen (Fianna Rank 2)


The Fianna have strong ties to the Umbra. A member of the tribe with this Gift may howl in the Umbra
or in the Realm and have her kenning echo on the other side of the Gauntlet. This Gift is taught by the
spirits of animals that make loud noises but remain unseen, such as crickets and frogs.
System: The Garou must spend a Gnosis point to activate this Gift. He may speak or howl for a full
turn, and his voice will be heard on both sides of the Gauntlet. The Storyteller is free to determine how
much the Garou can say in one turn. Consider timing the player as he speaks for five seconds (if he
speaks too fast and you can't understand what he says, then neither can anyone listening).

Luck of the Irish (Fianna Rank 2)


This Gift gives the Fianna a supernatural streak of luck. Mundane effects include finding four leaf
clovers, bills lying on the sidewalk, plump sleeping rabbits waiting to be caught for supper and minor
fortunate coincidences. This Gift is taught by a faerie spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. She may then reroll any failed or botched roll. This Gift
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Sense Secrets (Fianna Rank 2)


Centuries of association with the fae people have taught the Fianna the nature of secrets. Things
deliberately hidden, whether obscured by brush or dropped down a mineshaft, make their presence
known to the Fiann. The Gift gives no indication as to the nature of a secret, only to its existence. A
Squirrel-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 8). Every success improves the Fianna's
sensitivity. One success detects cursory or slipshod concealment, such as tumbleweeds pulled across a
cave's mouth; five successes detect the presence of the most painstaking obscurement, including hidden
passsageways and the like.
Taught by: Squirrel-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

St Herve's Folly (Fianna Rank 2)


According to an old folktale, St Herve once preached to a wolf that had eaten the ox he used to plough
with, and the wolf was so ashamed that he agreed to plough in the ox's place. If the Fianna didn't
murder St. Herve for this, they wanted to. But they also learned a lession from it, and mischief-minded
Fianna now use this carnivalesque Gift to create similar, though more pleasing, results. It convinces a
leader of any sort that his status is incorrect and rather that he should serve those whom he rules. It can
convince a town mayor to clean the shoes of a homeless person, or an alpha to bow to the will of his
omega. The Gift is taught, unfortunately, by an ox spirit.
System: The Fianna must have a chance to lecture the ruler on why he is incorrect in his position. The
player spends one point of Willpower and rolls Manipulation + Expression, difficulty 8. A simple
success convinces him to engage in ridiculous acts of subservience to gross lessers. Each success after
the first continues this effect for one day. Garou and other supernaturals may resist this Gift by
spending one point of Willpower, although if the Fianna continues her lecture and spends another point
of Willpower, the victim must continue to resist. Effectively it becomes a bidding war between the
victim and the Fianna; whoever has the most Willpower wins.
Taught by: Ox spirits
Book: PG3e

Warrior's Draught (Fianna Rank 2)


By stirring a bit of his own blood into a jack of wine, beer, ale or mead, the Fianna transforms the drink
into a potent elixir. Once quaffed, this potion drives the drinker into a beserk rage, lending him even
more strength than usual during his fury. The Fianna often use this Gift when alone and making a
desperate stand, but many Ragabash also use the draught to wreak havoc in the household of an enemy
by serving it to their foe's loyal retainer.
This Gift is taught by a Boar-spirit
System: The Fianna spends a point of Gnosis as he mixes the draft. The eleixir remains potent for a day
(the Fianna may increase the duration by one day for every extra Gnosis point he expends during
mixing). Once drunk, the draught drives the drinker into a beserk frenzy - but for the duration of the
frenzy, she gains an additional dot in Strength and Stamina.
Taught by: Boar spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Cairbre's Tongue (Fianna Rank 3 - Songkeeper)


This Gift was used by the ancient songmaster Galliard Cairbre to show his people the corruption of
Breas the Beautiful. By speaking our harshly against or satirize someone who is Wyrm-tainted, the
possessor of this Gift will cause the Wyrm-taint to appear as splotches on his target's face, lowering the
target's Appearance. This Gift is taught by faeries and Fianna ancestor spirits.

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System: The Garou using this Gift must spend a Gnosis point, then roll Manipulation + Performance
against a difficulty of the opponent's Willpower. If the roll succeeds, and the target is Wyrm-tainted,
then she loses a point of Appearance for every success as incriminating blotches spread across her face
and body. These marks last for a scene. If the roll fails, or the target is not Wyrm corrupted, nothing
happens.

Faerie Gate (Fianna Rank 3)


The Fianna are known for their interactions with the Fae, and this Gift is one of the more beneficial
outcomes of that interaction. The Garou who possesses this Gift may enter the Umbra from the Realm
by passing three times around a feature of the landscape (a tree, a large rock, a pond, etc). The Fianna
slowly fades from view and appears in the Penumbra.
System: No roll is required for this Gift - the Garou simply has to spend the time to travel around the
feature three times (usually about 15 - 20 seconds). The Garou cannot spend Rage for extra action
while using this Gift. Whether a feature is significant enough for the Garou to use it to make the Gate is
up to the ST. The Fianna may bring others with them into the spirit realms by this Gift.
Taught by: Faerie
Book: Damien

Faerie Kin (Fianna Rank 3)


The Garou can call one of more faeries to aid her. The faeries are not under the Garou's control, though
they are favourably disposed to the Garou (except on a botch - Gaia help the Garou who botches this
one); what they do is entirely up to the Storyteller
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Occulty (difficulty 8). Each extra
Gnosis point spent over the base amount increases the faerie's raw power, while extra successes
increase the faerie's numbers.

Ley Lines (Fianna Rank 3)


By manipulating ley lines - part of an energy web that crisscrosses the planet - the Fianna can disorient
world-be trackers or hunters. The victims of this Gift find themselves following false trails, making
wrong turns or walking in circles. The user's trail simply disappears. The secrets of this Gift can be
learned from an earth-spirit.
System: After spending a Gnosis point, the player rolls Wits + Occult (difficulty 7). Any attempt to
track the Garou must follow a successful Perception + Occult roll (difficulty 8). This roll must exceed
the Gift user's successes to be successful.

Lleu's Spear (Fianna Rank 3)


The name of this Gift derives from a tale of the Welsh, wherein Lleu Skillful Hand was nearly
murdered by his rival Goronwy and sought retribution. Goronwy asks if gold or land will satisfy the
debt, but Lleu claims that Goronwy must stand where he stood, and Lleu will throw a spear at him just
as he had thrown his spear at Lleu - nothing else. Goronwy finally agrees to his fate, but asks if he can
hold a stone between himself and the spear (for it was a woman who compelled him to attack Lleu).
Lleu agrees - but it does Goronwy no good, for Lleu hurls the spear straight through the stone and right
through his foe.
So it is with this Gift. The Fianna may invest a spear with supernatural piercing power, striking with
more strength and accuracy than one might expect from a mighty Crinos. Some say that a Fianna full of
spirit could even stand at a castle's gates and put a spear clean through the wall crenelation and the man
standing behind it.
This Gift is taught by an ancestor spirit.
System: The Fianna concentrates with spear in hand for a full turn, makes a Willpower roll (difficulty
8), and spends a variable number of Gnosis points. Each Gnosis spent grants the Fianna two additional
dice for the spear's throw; these dice may be split between the Dexterity + Athletics roll to his his

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target, to the damage roll (normally Strength + 2), or even spent to increase the spear's effective range
(by twenty yards per dice assigned).
The Gift functions only on a spear's throw; it cannot be used to augment a blow made in melle, or any
other missile attack. However, the spear need not be metal-tipped; this Gift proves very effective at
placing a six-foot wooden stake through a vampire's black heart.
Taught by: Ancestor spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Oaksong (Fianna Rank 3)


By using this Gift, a Garou can communicate with inanimate objects made of wood or some other
organic substance (ie: something that was once alive). The objects do not actually speak, but the Garou
can sense their thoughts as images or sensations. For example, a wooden can might communicate that
someone had used it for wilderness travel by filling the Garou's mind with sounds of a crashing
waterfall, the musty odour of bear spoor and the image of crowded undergrowth and towering pines. A
straight-backed wooden chair might allow the Garou to "see" the person who last occupied it and get a
sense of the emotional state of that individual. With practice, a Garou can hold an entire wordless
conversation with anything from a sturdy help rope or a mat made of woven reeds to a charred scrap of
paper (made from wood pulp).
System: The user of the Gift must concentrate on what sort of information she wishes to obtain from
the object as if she were asking a question. The sensations and images constitute the "answer". The
player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Each success allows the
character to formulate one question and direct it to one item. Additional successes allow the character
to ask more questions (on a one-for-one basis) or else ask the same question of different objects. No
successes indicate a simple failure of the Gift, while a botch provides the Garou with false or garbled
information.
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Reshape Object (Fianna Rank 3)


The Garou can instantly shape once-living material (but not undead!) into a variety of objects - thus
trees may become shelter, buck antlers become spears, animal hides become armor, and flowers
become perfumes. The item will in some way resemble the object from which it was created (the spear
is made of antler, not wood). This Gift is taught by a Weaver-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Repair against a variable difficulty (5 to turn a broken tree
limb into a spear, 8 to turn a plank into a floatable raft, etc). The created object is not necessarily
permanent; it will last a length of time according to the chart below. Expending a Gnosis point allows a
created weapon to inflict aggravated damage (this effect is not permanent unless a permanent Gnosis
point is spent).
Successes Duration
One 5 minutes
Two 10 minutes
Three One Scene
Four One Story
Five Permanent

Sense the Unnatural (Fianna Rank 3 - Tuatha de Fionn)


The Tuatha de Fionn have long delved into magic and have gained the ability to sense its presence. The
Garou can sense any unnatural presence and determine its approximate strength and type. supernatural
presences can include: magic, spirits, the Wyrm, wraiths, etc. This will detect vampires, but only those

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with Humanity scores below 7. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 6). The more successes rolled, the more
information is gained. However, understanding the information might require an Intelligence + Occult
roll (Storyteller's option).

Woadling (Fianna Rank 3)


The ancient Celts would paint their skin with woad - the components of which caused a frenzy-like
state - before marching off to battle. The Fianna carry on this tradition and take it even further. After
painting the woad on their bodies, they can bring the paintings to life to harry an opponent. A stag-spirit
can teach this Gift.
System: Each painting can create one woadling that costs one Gnosis point to animate. The Fianna can
release only one woadling per turn. Each time the player creates a woadling, she should roll Dexterity +
Occult (difficulty 6). Each success subtracts one die from her opponent's pool as the woadling dances
and prances around the target. The woadlings vanish (and must be repainted) after the Gift ends.

Airitech's Daughers (Fianna Rank 4)


Airitech, a creature of the Otherworld in Celtic lore, had three daughters who took on the shape of
werewolves. In the end, they were slain. This Gift allows the Fianna to play the part of Airitech, by
forcing the visage of a Crinos werewolf onto (at most) three humans. It doesn't make them stronger, or
give them the instincts that Garou have, but they make fine decoys when being hunted by the Wyrm.
Like Airitech's Daughters, these werewolves exist to be murdered. The Gift is
taught by an ancestor spirit.
System: The player spends one point of Rage for each human he wants to turn into a werewolf, up to a
maximum of three, before rolling Stamina + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). Each success will turn all
humans affected by the Gift into werewolves for one hour. They do not receive any of the benefits of
the Crinos form, do not cause Deirium, and are not protected by the Veil; the change is largely
cosmetic. They may, however, receive a bonus to Intimidation rolls. This Gift does not work on anyone
by moral humans, including Kinfolk, ghouls and sorcerers.
Taught by: Ancestor spirits
Book: PG3e

Balor's Gaze (Fianna Rank 4)


One of the Garou's eyes begins to glow a baleful red. Its stare is horrifying, causing wracking pain in
any being who meets its glare and whose resolve falters. This Gift is taught by a Pain spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis and one Rage point. He then rolls Perception + Occult
(difficulty 8). Thereafter, for the remainder of the scene, any foe at whom he so much as glances must
equal or exceed the Garou's successes on a Willpower roll (difficulty 8) or double over in agony. Such a
foe is treated as Crippled (-5 to actions) for the scene, even though the foe takes no actual wounds; foes
who are already Crippled are effectively Incapacitated. If a foe successfully resists, she is immune for
the duration.

Faerie Blood (Fianna Rank 4)


The Garou can temporarily transform his blood to that of the Fae. While this Gift has been invoked, the
Fianna is effectively one of the Fae - they are immune to silver (although cold iron is as dangerous),
any magic becomes much easier and trods open up to the Fianna as if they were Kin. Nearby
Changelings may notice this alteration and the Garou may also notice them. On the downside, those
creatures who prey on blood, such as vampires, may also notice (and be interested in) this change. This
Gift is taught by Fae closely associated with the Fianna.
System: By spending a Gnosis point the Fianna undergoes this change. An Gnosis roll while the Gift is
in effect is at a -1 difficulty and any Gift requiring Gnosis to activate it needs one less point. Silver is
not inherently dangerous to the Fianna, but cold iron has many of the same effects. The Gift lasts for

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one scene.

Lore of the Land (Fianna Rank 4)


By eating, smoking or otherwise taking in a portion of the land, the Garou can sense things that
happened in the immediate vicinity in the past. For instance, a Garou can mix dandelions from a
meadow into a salad which she eats; as a result, she realises that a group of hunters passed through the
meadow three months ago. By chewing on the bark from a tree, the Garou can learn that a surveyor for
a corporation measured the land around the tree as part of a planned site for a new factory, or that
someone buried a body beneath the tree.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty 7). One
success gives the character a piece of past information ("A group of men passed through here several
weeks ago"). Additional successes either embellish the first piece of information ("The men wore
security uniforms") or else provide new information about other events ("A battle took place here last
year"). The information provided will be as pertinant as possible; the character actually learns the most
important (to Garou standards) thing or things that happened within the area, most often information
that the Garou can act on.
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Phantasm (Fianna Rank 4)


This Gift creates a static illusion with full visual, auditory and even tactile and olfactory components.
This Gift is taught by Trickster or Illusion spirits or even by faeries.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point for each 10-foot area to be covered by the illusio and rolls
Intelligence + Expression (difficulty 6). All in the vicinity must match or exceed the number of
successes with a Perception + Alertness roll (difficulty 6) or believe that the illusion is real.

Song of the Dire (Fianna Rank 4)


The Fianna sings a battle song to empower her comrades as she enters a fray. Driven by their packmate,
the embattled Garou double their efforts to defeat the foe. The Black Spiral Dancers have learned to
turn tail and flee upon hearing the lyrics of this dread Gift.
System: The player spends two Gnosis points and rolls Manipulation + Performance (difficulty 8).
Each success adds one die to each of her packmates' Dice Pools; the number of successes cannot
exceed the Fianna's Performance rating. The Garou must keep singing throughout the contest; to do so
she must remain in Hispo form, spend two Gnosis points and allocate at least two dice for singing each
round.

Troll's Bridge (Fianna Rank 4)


The Garou can set up a temporary fortress, built from the will of the Garou invoking the Gift. Despite
the name, it does not have to be near a bridge, although a relatively enclosed area, such as in a gully or
a thick grove of trees does help. The fortress must be created around the Garou and they cannot leave
its confines. Enemies must direct all of their strength in order to break the barriers created and must
each work individually.
System: The Garou spends a point of Willpower and rolls Wits + Repair (difficulty 6). The number of
successes + the Willpower of the Garou is the Defensive Factor of the lair; the amount of Strength an
intruder must possess in order to break through the magical barrier as per the Feat of Strength
maneuver. Strengths may not be added up to defeat the barrier - each enemy must be alone. Each
intruder that does break the wall lowers the Defensive Factor by one. The effect lasts as many hours as
successes.

Warp Spasm (Fianna Rank 4)


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women would dump water over his body to cool him down. This Gift causes the user to radiate a
tremendous heat, igniting nearby flammable items and melting metal. The aura only works while the
Fianna is in a berserk frenzy. At the end of the frenzy, the Fianna cools off. This Gift is taught by
Fianna ancestor spirits.
System: The Garou spends one point of Rage to activate this Gift, after which she will automatically go
into a Berserk Frenzy. All flammable material she touches bursts into flame. Her hand to hand attacks
do two aggravated wounds of damage in addition to regular attack damage.

Call of Hunt (Fianna Rank 5)


This Gift may only be used once per month, and there must be an overwhelming evil in the area. The
Garou may call the Wild Hunt of Celtic mythology down from the sky to harry and slay the evil. This
Gift is taught by the Huntsman himself.
System: The Garou must chant and concentrate for a full hour. Afterward, he spends on Gnosis point
and rolls Charisma + Occult (difficulty 8). The Huntsman and a single hound are always summoned;
another hound will come for each extra Gnosis or Rage point expended. If the roll to summon is
botched, if the threat is not deemed appropriate for the summons, or if the Garou fails to join in the
Hunt, the Wild Hunt turns on the summoner.

Earth Heal (Fianna Rank 5)


This Gift allows the Garou to help a piece of land recover from blight, Wyrm-taint, poisioning or some
other type of environmental disturbance. The Garou gives part of her essence to the damaged land and
thus begins a process of renewal that spreads to encompass such details as purifying tainted soil,
causing the growth of new plant life or purging signs of the Wyrm's corruption from the designated
spot.
System: The player sacrifices a permanent point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Occult (difficulty 7 for
naturally caused damage; difficulty 8 for Wyrm-taint). Each success contributes to the overall recovery
of the designated piece of land; the rea can be as large as a few miles, but must constitute a single
terrain feature (a lake, forest or mountain, for instance). One success makes minimal but significant
improvements in the target area, while five successes results in the area's return (over time) to a state of
unspoiled health and fertility. Although this is a potent Gift, it doesn't prevent the healed land from
being polluted once more. Even so, offering up one's Gnosis to heal a portion of Gaia if often cause for
significant rewards of Honour.
Taught by: Eshtarra
Book: RatH

Gift of the Spriggan (Fianna Rank 5)


The Garou may grow up to thee times her normal size or shrink to the size of a small puppy. This Gift
is taught by faerie or a Chimerling.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Stamina + Primal-Urge (difficulty 8). The effects
last one hour per success. When larger, the Garou gains +3 Strength and one extra Health Level for
each 100% increase in size; when smaller, the Garou retains her normal Strength and abilities, but may
sneak around unnoticed or pass as a "cute little doggie" among humans.

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Gifts for Glass Walker


Tribe- Glass Walker

Agro Culture (Glass Walker Rank 1 - City Farmer)


The Garou can cause plants to take root and grow in places where it is usually impossible for plants to
grow. This Gift does not make plants grow supernaturally fast; it simply gives them a chance for life
where none existed before. The plants must still be tended to and watered. However, the plants can use
artificial substances such as concrete and plastic for soil. They dig their roots in and grow. Plants can
even be coaxed to grow out of walls, as long as they are nurtured during the process. This Gift is taught
by plant spirits.
System: The Garou must plant seeds in the area to be fertilized. If this is a concrete wall, he must place
the seeds in cracks within the surface. He then rolls Charisma + Science (or Herbology) against a
difficulty dependent on the toxicity of the area. An abandoned lot might by 5, a typical city building
bathed in the smog of passing cars might be 6 or 7, while an oil spill site might be 9.

Control Simple Machine (Glass Walker Rank 1)


The Garou may speak to the primal urban spirits in the simplest mechanical devices (no electronics, et
al), causing them to operate or shut down as he sees fit. Levers flip, pulleys roll, screws unscrew, doors
unbolt, etc This Gift is taught by any technological spirit.
System: The Garou spends a Willpower point and rolls Manipulation + Repair (difficulty 7). The Glass
Walker's control lasts for the duration of the scene.

Diagnostics (Glass Walker Rank 1)


At a glance, the Glass Walker can tell what is wrtong with a machine. He can then enlist the aid of the
machine's spirit in repairing the faulty device. Any technological spirit can teach this Gift.
System: The player rolls Perception + Crafts to determine the problem. She then spends one Gnosis
point as the Garou mentally convinces the spirit of the device to aid her in fixing it. (Most spirits are
happy to do so - they don't want to be junk!) The time to fix the device is halved, and the player may
subtract any successes on the Perception + Crafts roll from the successes necessary to fix the device.
Taught by: A technological spirit
Book: WW3e

Persuasion (Glass Walker Rank 1)


This Gift allows a homid to become more persuasive when dealing with others; his statements and
arguments are imbued with meaning or credibility. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge (difficulty 6). If successful, the difficulties of all
Social rolls are reduced by one for the remainder of the scene.
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Glass Walker Rank 1)
This Gift allows a homid to become more persuasive when dealing with others; his statements
and arguments are imbued with meaning or credibility. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). If successful, the difficulties of all
Social rolls are reduced by one for each success for the remainder of the scene.

Rope Tricks (Glass Walker Rank 1 - Iron Riders)


The Garou can perform simple tricks with any length of rope she is touching. From a simple string to a
noose, any rope obeys her every wish like a well-trained snake. A Spider-spirit teaches this Gift.
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control. For the remainder of the scene or until she loses contact, the rope writhes and dances at her
command. The Gift affects only one rope at a time and every new contact requires another Willpower
point.
Taught by: Spider-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Sense Weaver (Glass Walker Rank 1)


The Garou may sense Weaver spirits or energies in the nearby area. This Gift is taught by Informational
Geomids.
System: This Gift is invoked on a successful roll of Perception + Science. The difficulty is determines
by the Storyteller.

Smith's Blessing (Glass Walker Rank 1 - Warders)


The tools of man have great value in a world that resists shaping, and few people can afford to lose
even one. This Gift allows the Warder to make a brokem, worn, rotted or dulled tool like new once
more - wood becomes hale, notches vanish, cracks mend. Although the item doesn't precisely become
new - anyone can tell at a glance that it's obviously been used before - it is once again in good shape, as
though lovingly maintained since its creation.
This Gift is taught by a Hearth or Forge spirit.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Crafts, difficulty 6. The more
successes, the better the condition of the item; a good roll can even make a flawed creation superior to
when it left the forge.
Taught by: Hearth or Forge spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Threads of the Tapestry (Glass Walker Rank 1)


This Gift allows the Garou to determine the basic elements of a situation that seems confused or
deliberately obfuscated. THe Garou can discern which individual in a group really holds power or
whether someone is acting under duress.
System: The player rolls Wits + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Each success allows the character to unconver
one basic behind-the-scenes fact, usually the leader of a group or the emotional context of an otherwise
poker-faced contact.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Trick Shot (Glass Walker Rank 1)


This Gift, once an acquired taste, has undergone a recent surge in popularity. It allows the Garou to
execute brilliant feats of sharpshooting, such as shooting a weapon from an opponent's hand or firing
down the barrel of an enemy's gun. The Garou cannot use this Gift to harm an opponent directly,
however, and he can use Trick Shot only with rifles, pistols or revolvers. Air-spirits teach this Gift.

System: The player adds the character's permanent Glory rating to his dice pool when performing a
really outlandish shooting trick. Again, this Gift does not allow direct damage to targets ("I'll shoot him
between the eyes!"), but it can be used to injure opponents indirectly ("I'll shoot the rope that's holding
the chandalier over his head!"). The effects are permanent.
Taught by: Air spirits
Book: WW3e

Cybersenses (Glass Walker Rank 2)


The Garou, through studying his own senses and the tools of science, may alter his sensory perceptions
to those of a machine. Thus, he can change his hearing to detect radar, change his eyes to detect UV

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emissions or radiation, etc. This Gift is taught by any technological spirit.


System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point per sense affected. Thereafter, he substitutes a Perception
+ Science roll for any Perception rolls involving the new sense(s). The effect lasts for a scene.

Fixit (Glass Walker Rank 2)


The Garou can figure out what's wrong with a device and make on-the-spot repairs which allow the
item to run or function for a short time.
System: The player rolls Intelligence + Repair (difficulty 7). One success allows the character to repair
the targeted item so that it functions for one turn. Two successes enable it to work for one scene, while
three or more successes indicates that the item has been permanently repaired, barring excessive use or
subsequent damage.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Garafena's Crown (Glass Walker Rank 2)


Garafena was a mythical serpent in Russian folklore that sat upon a golden crown and was called upon
to give blessing to his followers. A recent Gift that has only been known since 1998, Garafena now
offers his blessings to any Garou who wears his mark. This Gift is taught by a snake spirit.
System: The Glass Walker must don a crown of some description, a hate, or even a scrab of fabric
wrapped around their head will do. The player then spends one Gnosis. For the rest of the scene, any
guns fired by the Glass Walker will never run out of ammunition.
Taught by: Snake spirit
Book: PG3e

Gift of Salt (Glass Walker Rank 2 - Warders)


This unassuming and yet highly useful Gift allows a Warder to preserve food at the peak of its
freshness, that he might enjoy its bounty year-round. The Warders use this Gift often, not only to assure
that they have a supply of food that won't offend their acute senses, but also to help maintin the health
of their Kin. The only drawback is that all food preserved in this manner takes on a slightly salty taste
(as if dusted with tears) - but most folk consider this aftertaste, even on fruit, much preferable to the
usual flavours of mould and rot.
This Gift is taught by a Salt-spirit
System: The player spends a Gnosis point for each 20 pounds of food to be preserved, and rolls
Intelligence + Herbalism (difficulty 6). The food remains fresh and insect-free for one month per
success.
Taught by: Salt spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Heat Metal (Glass Walker Rank 2)


Glass Walkers - who understand the workings of science and spirits alike - can mystically excite the
molecules within metal. Metal heated in such a way can be forged, molded or used to sear flesh. A
red-hot crowbar can be a very effective weapon, and heating the exterior of a gasoline tanker can have
explosive results. Glass Walkers learn this gift from fire, metal or earth elementals.
System: The Glass Walker must spend one Gnosis point and successfully roll Intelligence + Repair.
The difficulty varies from base metals (such as copper or lead) at difficulty 6 to complex alloys (such as
steel or titanium alloy) at difficulty 7. The number of successes equals the number of rounds the metal
stays heated. Touching heated metal causes one aggravated, unsoakable Health Level of damage per
round.

Mask the Predator (Glass Walker Rank 2 - Warders)


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Gift allows a Warder to temporarily hide his presence. This Gift allows a Warder to temporarily hide
his inner Rage, allowing him to ride horses or work with dogs as if he were an ordinary man.
This Gift is taught by the spirit of any domesticated animal - a face that has earned the Warders much
derision among other tribes.
System: The player rolls Charisma + Animal Ken. Success means that animals treat the Warder as if he
was an ordinary human for the duration of the scene. However, this power is ineffective against wolves;
the Warders have had little luck in winning the confidence of their wild relatives.
Taught by: Domesticated animal spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Pennies From Heaven (Glass Walker Rank 2)


The Garou can convince money spirits to improve the value of his money by changing the
denominations of the coinage or currency. This Gift is taught by money spirits.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Politics. The difficulty depends on
the final desired denomination. It doesn't matter what the money already is, although few Garou will
change dollars into pennies at a loss. The amount of money changed depends on the number of
successes. (Storytellers of non-U.S. chronicles should adjust the following chart to the closest
equivalent foreign currency.)
Denomination changed to: Difficulty
Penny 3
Nickel 4
Dime 5
Quarter 6
Dollar bill 7
Five dollar bill 8
Twenty dollar bill 9
Any other currency 10
Successes Amount (in coins or bills)
1 5
2 10
3 20
4 50
5 100
Glass Walker financial managers frown on the blatant use of this Gift, since it tends to attract the
attention of other supernaturals who are concerned with money (such as the mage Syndicate). If too
much of this mutant money hits the market too quickly, there will surely be supernatural retribution
from other parties.

Phone Diving (Glass Walker Rank 2)


By invoking this Gift and calling upon his ability to step between worlds, a Glass Walker with this Gift
can travel along the phone lines that span the globe. The number must first be dialed and physically
answered - answering machines, voicemail and modems prevent this Gift from working.
System: By spending a Willpower point and then making a Gnosis roll (difficulty of the local
Gauntlet), the Garou can travel from their current location to wherever their call is answered. The time
taken is the same as the time to travel through the Gauntlet, but even if the receiver is replaced in that
time, the Gift is still successful. A botch on the Gnosis roll sends the Garou catapulting into the
unknown.

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Power Surge (Glass Walker Rank 2)


By speaking with the spirits of electricity, the Garou may cause a blackout over a wide-spread area.
This Gift is taught by an electricity elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Wits + Science (difficulty 7). The area blacked
or browned out depends on the number of successes rolled. One success is a single circuit, two for an
entire house or storey and so on.

Reload (Glass Walker Rank 2 - Iron Riders)


With this Gift, the Garou does not need to take time to reload her firearm; the Gift reloads the weapon
automatically with shells or shot she carries on her person. A Metal-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou need spend only one Willpower point and have the appropriate type of ammunition
on hand. For the rest of the scene, her gun remains loaded until she runs out of reserves. Shots fired
beyond her normal maximum vanish from her gunbelt or satchel.
Taught by: Metal-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Steel Fur (Glass Walker Rank 2)


Garou with this Gift can temporarily convert their fur into steel. This Gift is taught by metal or earth
elementals.
System: the Garou must spend one Willpower point and roll Stamina + Science (difficulty 7). Each
success adds one to the Garou's soak dice pool. The effect lasts for one scene or until the Garou decides
to convert the metal back into fur. While this Gift is active, the Garou suffers a +1 difficulty to all
Social rolls (except among Glass Walkers) and Dexterity rolls.

Consumption of Machine Essence (Glass Walker Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou who posesses it to consume the essence of some form of Weaver
technology, and thus gain a measure of its power and abilities. The Garou must literally consume the
item - thus only objects which can fit within even the generous mouth of a crinos form are able to be
affected by this Gift. This Gift only affects crafted and created items - a sharpened stick or a fire would
not be proper components.
Once absorbed, the Garou is able to continue to use the item in a spiritual form - an absorbed key can
be used to unlock its matching door, a pen can still be used to write - but the Garou need only touch the
item to be affected. To the outside observer, the Garou using absorbed objects does not have the object
in hand - they are somehow writing with a finger, or pointing at someone and yelling Bang. The objects
behave as they would in life - swallowed binoculars would only have the same magnification as they
did before being used in the Gift, bullets fired from an absorbed gun would have the same forensic
fingerprint as if the Garou had used it in hand, etc. Once objects have been affected by the Gift, they
also work within the Umbra as they would in the Realm.
System: Any object to be consumed must first be invested with some spiritual essence via the Talisman
Dedication ritual. The Garou must take the object into the Umbra, where they eat the object while
activating the Gift. To activate, the Garou spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Primal Urge at a
difficulty depending on the complexity of the item - an item with a simple function like a knife or key
would be difficulty 5, whereas a PDA might be difficulty 9. As stated, the Garou must be able to
consume the item - they do not literally need to chew and swallow it, but they must be able to close
their mouth around it - successfully activating the Gift means that the object is absorbed, while an
unsucessful attempt will leave the Garou coughing and gagging at the object now lodged in the mouth
or windpipe.
Once the object is successfully absorbed, the Garou must spend a willpower point to use it. If a roll
would normally be required to successfully use the item, that roll still applies (Dexterity + Firearms, for
instance) at its normal difficulty.

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Although the object is absorbed, it still counts towards the maximum number of objects that a Garou
can dedicate with the Talisman Dedication ritual. The Garou can expunge an absorbed object only
within the Umbra, and it is expelled in a spirit form only - the material form is destroyed as part of the
Gift.
Taught by: Bower birds and Weaver spiders
Book: Damien

Control Complex Machines (Glass Walker Rank 3)


The Garou may bargain with the strange spirit life of the electronic world, thereby controlling cars,
calculators, computers, video games, et al. The Gift is taught by a Net-Spider (the knowledge is
sometimes stolen from the spirit, much as a cracker copies protected files).
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Manipulation + an appropriate skill
(Computer, Science, Electronics) against a difficulty ascertained by the Storyteller (usually 8). This
control lasts for the duration of the scene.

Data Flow (Glass Walker Rank 3)


The Glass Walkers originally developed this Gift as a "remote control" for new electronic devices. As
the computer gained importance, this Gift gained a whole new utility. Glass Walkers now use this
ability to take control of the data resources that are so important to the world's economy and to the
world in general. By focussing her attention on a single computer, a Glass Walker can take control of
that machine from across the room. She can order it to erase its memory, alter security clearances,
transmit false data or simply print a document. An electrical spirit or the even more complex computer
spirits can teach this Gift.
System: A successful Wits + Computer roll (difficulty 7) plus the expenditure of one Gnosis point
establishes contact with the computer. as long as the Garou keeps her target in line of sight, she can
maintain contact with the machine. While this Gift allows remote access, the Garou must still make all
the appropriate rolls to manipulate the computer.

Elemental Favour (Glass Walker Rank 3)


By cajoling a nearby urban elemental, the Garou can get the elemental to perform one "favor" for her.
This can include the manipulation or even destruction of the elemental's housing - thus a metal vault
door might unlock itself, a glass sheet might explode at the Garou's enemies, cables might coil around
the Garou's opponents, etc. This Gift is taught by any urban elemental.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge against a difficulty of the elemental's Gnosis.

Invent (Glass Walker Rank 3)


By invoking this Gift, the Glass Walker can use pseudo-science to create minor gadgets and devices to
get him out of a fix. The closer the theory is to the laws of Science, the more likely the Gift can fool
reality for the few necessary moments.
System: The player must roll Intelligence + Repair (difficulty 8, modified by Storyteller whim). A
Gnosis point must be spent to alter the material so that it will work as the Garou intends.

Lightning Rage (Glass Walker Rank 3 - Iron Riders)


The Iron Rider can channel her Rage into an electrical charge. With this Gift, she can shock opponents
whom she is able to touch or who are in contact with a conductive material (e.g., metal or water). A
Lightning-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: For every Rage point the player spends, she can inflict three soakable, aggravated wounds on
as many Garou (or fewer).
Taught by: Lightning-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

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Tangling the Skein (Glass Walker Rank 3)


This Gift enables the Garou to cause confusion among her enemies by mixing up their perceptions so
that they cannot decide who to follow or what to do next. The effect resembles that of the Gift:
Mitanu's Deliberate Misinformation, except it distorts what others discern through sight or memory,
rather than through what they hear. Victims may mistake one person for another and follow the wrong
leader or they may go to the wrong meeting place in the mistaken impression they are proceeding to the
correct spot.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Enigmas (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). Each success allows the character to alter one visual or remembered perception for
her victim. She can cause a Black Spiral Dancer to confuse the weakest member of his pack for the
pack leader or make a rival show up at the wrong caern for an important meeting.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Tongues (Glass Walker Rank 3 - Warders)


This Gift allows the user to read or write any human language encountered, no matter how ancient or
obscure. Galliards often use this Gift when translating ancient texts to revive old legends or compose
new songs for Moots. This Gift is taught by a Raven-spirit.
System: After spending one Willpower point, the player rolls her Intelligence+Linguistics. The
obscurity and relative age of the language determines the difficulty. A common modern language such
as Spanish is difficulty 4. An ancient and obscure tongue such as Etruscan, would be difficulty 8 (the
difficulty increases in later years as more time has passed since the death of the most ancient tongues).
The number of successes determines the character's fluency with the language.
Taught by: Raven
Book: WW:tDA

Wage Slave (Glass Walker Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Glasswalker using it to bind another being to a preagreed contract. The Garou 'pays'
something of value to the other participant in the contract and the contractee is bound to fulfil the
agreed deal, or suffer the consequences. However, if the contract also contains requirements for the
Glasswalker in the deal, they too are bound by this Gift. It is not necessary for the target to agree to the
deal - they merely need to know of the requirements and accept the payment.
System: When the contract is sealed by payment (either money or other valuables), the Garou spends a
Gnosis point. From then on, both participants are bound to the terms of their agreement. If either break
the deal, then they will suffer an ongoing curse - other deals may sour, weaver technology can fails for
them and so on. The exact details are up the GM, or may be delineated in the contract itself. Multiple
people may be bound to the Glasswalker by the same contract, but each new participant must be paid,
and gnosis must be spent to activate the Gift.
Taught by: Weaver spirits
Book: Damien

Weaponmaster (Glass Walker Rank 3 - Warders)


Over the past few centuries, humans have developed a bewildering array of weapons. The Warders
have great respect for this talent for war, and have learned this Gift to take advantage of that talent. A
Warder with this Gift can utilise any man-made weapon as if he were fully trained in it from childhood;
this Gift is particular popular among lupus.
This Gift is taught by a War spirit
System: No roll is necessary; the granted expertise is automatic. When using any weapon, no matter
how unfamiliar, the Warder's attach dice pool is squal to the total of his Dexterity + Melee (or Archery,
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This Gift is not effective when dealing with firearms, a fact that contributes to its eventual
obsolenescence.
Taught by: War spirit
Book: WW:tDA

Web Walker (Glass Walker Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Glass Walker to move along the Pattern Web through the Umbra. Possessing this
Gift prevents a Garou from being trapped in the Gauntlet - while they cannot leave the Gauntlet for an
hour, they can move within its structure.
System: To move onto the pattern web requires the expenditure of a point of Gnosis. Once there,
Weaver spirits will ignore the Glass Walker on a roll of Charisma + Science against a difficulty of 7.
To avoid the chance of being trapped within the Gauntlet, the Garou must spend a point of Gnosis
before rolling to step sideways.

Attunement (Glass Walker Rank 4)


By standing in a particular area, the character can commune with the spirits of the area, thus getting an
overview or what exists or has happened in the area - rough population, secret tunnels, places of note
and so on. This Gift is taught by a Rat spirit to Bone Gnawers and a Cockroach spirit to the Glass
Walkers.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Perception + Streetwise (difficulty 6). The
amount of information gathered depend on the number of successes; on a botch, the spirits lie. This
Gift may only be used in urban areas, as the Gnawers have become desensitised to the wilderness.

Camera Eye (Glass Walker Rank 4)


The Garou can "film" events simply by looking at them. They will be recorded onto the retina of the
werewolf who uses this Gift and can be later transferred onto video tape or still film. While the images
thus captured can be as artful as any photographic shot, they cannot be altered until they are later
transferred to a physical medium.
System: Any sight that the Garou witnesses can be captured with the expenditure of a Gnosis point and
a roll of Perception + Alertness (or Performance for artistic shots) at a difficulty 5. To transfer the
images to a viewable medium, the Garou must stare at the object and spend a Willpower point. This
Gift lasts for a scene.

Corner Shot (Glass Walker Rank 4 - Wise Guys)


This Gift makes any Glass Walker goodfella a feared opponent. Any single bullet fired will "home in"
on its target, regardless of any cover or changes in direction is needs to take. Only single shots will
work - autofire in not possible.
System: The Garou player must spend a point of Gnosis, and then roll Dexterity + Firearms at the
normal difficulty. As long as the named target is within the range of the gun and within 90 degrees
either side of the way the Garou is pointing, they will be hit with the bullet as if it was fired in a straight
line.

Doppleganger (Glass Walker Rank 4)


The Garou may take the exact likeness of a particular human or wolf, or even another Garou. This is
taught by a Chameleon spirit, or a spirit of Illusion.
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Performance (difficulty 8). The effect
lasts for one day per success.

Phone Travel (Glass Walker Rank 4)


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surfing the phone networks until he arrives at his destination. Unlike the original Gift, however, the
phone need not be answered for the Garou to appear.
System: The Garou simply steps sideways as per normal, but chooses to travel down the phoneline. No
Willpower point is spent, and if the Gnosis roll is botched, the Gift simply fails. However, because the
phone receiver at the far end does not need to be lifted (although the Garou needs to know the number)
there is a chance that the Garou can be trapped at the far end of the line. If the other end of the phone
line is a modem, answering machine or voice mail, the Garou must make a Wits + Athletics roll
(difficulty 7) to dodge ending up in the wrong place. If they fail - well, listening to the voicemail or
answering machine message will surprise its owner. If the other end of the line is a modem, then the
Garou is catapulted into the Computer Realm.

Shantar's Loom (Glass Walker Rank 4)


The use of this Gift allows the Garou to craft some item from the energy provided by either Gnosis,
Rage or Willpower. The item may not involve multiple parts or have an overly complex make-up. For
example, a Garou cannoy make a gun using this Gift, but she can craft a dagger or hunting knife.
System: The Garou spends either a Gnosis, Rage or Willpower point and rolls Dexterity + Repair
(difficulty 8 for simple items, 9 for more sophisticated ones). One success produces the item desired,
while additional successes refine its quality and durability. The Storyteller may require additional
successes to make an item from an inappropriate trait - such as making a child's blanket from a Rage
point. The item lasts a day per success.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Tech Speak (Glass Walker Rank 4)


By mentally interfacing with the Machine, the Garou can send communications through any
technological device. By concentrating her will upon the individual(s) whom she wishes to
communicate with, communication devices will project the information at the intended individuals:
telephones shout, stereos blare and printers print out the message. If no communication device is
present, other devices can be activated: alarms will go off, lights flash or plumbing turns on. This Gift
is taught by Pattern Spiders.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Science. The difficulty depends on
the distance to the target: the next room is 4, the same building is 5, one block away is 6, one mile away
is 7, one time-zone away (from Eastern to Central Standard Time) is 8, anywhere in the world (as long
as there is a technological device present at the location) is 9. The clarity of the message depends on the
number of successes. One success may only communicate one word, such as "run", while five
successes may allow a reading of the Gettysburg Address.

Tractor Beam (Glass Walker Rank 4)


The Garou can transport non-dedicated objects with her to the Umbra when she steps sideways. She
may not take living creatures, only objects. This Gift is taught by Weaver spirits.
System: The Garou spends on Willpower point for each object brought over to the Umbra. It must be
something she can carry and it must weigh no more than her own body weight. However, two or more
Garou with this Gift can team up and carry larger items into the Spirit World. Despite its name, the user
of this Gift does not emit a beam.

Virtual Umbra (Glass Walker Rank 4)


This Gift allows a Glass Walker to be instantly transported into the Computer Web from any section of
the Pattern Web, or when stepping sideways near a known computer terminal in the real world.
System: By spending a Gnosis point and rolling Intelligence + Computers (difficulty 8), the Garou may
travel instantly to the Computer Web. The Glass Walker can transport other beings with him at a cost
of one Willpower point per individual.

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Calm the Flock (Glass Walker Rank 5)


With this power, the Garou may walk among humans without accidentally evoking the Curse or the
Delirium. This allows her to live among humans and maintain a family. The effects, however, do not
last for long. This Gift is taught by a homid Ancestor spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Subterfuge (difficulty 7). The number of successes indicates
the number of hours that the effect lasts.

Chaos Mechanics (Glass Walker Rank 5)


Werewolves pulse with the Wyld's energies, of course, but all creatures with form and nature have
something of the Weaver in them, or so the Glass Walkers argue. Upon learning this Gift, the Glass
Walker reconciles the two halves of his being, and he can summon primal energy and mystic form at
the same time.
System: A Garou with this Gift may use Rage and Gnosis in the same turn without penalty. Doing so
allows the Garou to use Rage actions to activate fetishes and use Gifts requiring Gnosis (providing that
the Gift does not require a full turn to activate). What's more important is that it allows the Garou to
take Rage actions
in the same turn that he steps sideways, provided that the player rolls enough successes to get to or
from the Umbra instantly. This Gift's effects are permanent.
Book: WW3e

Command the Blaze (Glass Walker Rank 5 - Warders)


Just as a wood actually needs the occasional forest fire to cleanse away the dead underbrush, cities too
are said to require the occasional blaze to sweep away the filth, and allow new life to grow. However,
the cities of the Dark Medieval world are often tarred, thatched firetraps. This Gift allows a Warder to
direct the inevitable fire, urging it towards areas that can suffer the burning and guiding it away from
valuable territory (such as libraries or the homes of Kin). Needless to say, it can prove quite useful
when hunting vampires as well.
This Gift is taught by a fire elemental of great strength.
System: The player must spend a Gnosis point and roll Willpower, difficulty 7. The Warders area of
control originates around her person; the more successes, the farther her area of control stretches.
Successes Radius of Control
One Arm's reach
Two The entire room
Three A medium-sized building, such as an inn
Four A city block or small keep
Five Three city blocks, a castle
Six+ An entire city
The Warder's consciousness extends wherever the fire is within her area of control; however, it must be
a single great blaze in origin (no bidding torches and lamps across the city to leap from their sources
and run wild). She must remain still with eyes closed and concentrate to maintain control; if attacked or
otherwise distracted, the control is lost (but can be regained by invoking the Gift again). Thie fire
cannot travel underwater or across bare stone, but can otherwise leap and twist in unnatural fashion -
the flames can extend up to fifteen feet away from their fuel. Needless to say, a vampire confronted
with writhing tendrils of flame that seem to intelligently seek him out will probably fly into immediate
Rotschreck - it would certainly seem as though God Himself were reaching out to strike the damned
creature down.
Taught by: Fire elementals
Book: WW:tDA

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Drown (Glass Walker Rank 5)


This Gift causes the lungs of an opponent to fill with liquid. The victim must receive immediate
medical or magical assistence or die within a few minutes. The target of the Gift can attempt to help
herself but can do nothing else except try to expel the fluid. This Gift can either function as a way to
capture an opponent, render an enemy helpless or inflict punishment on an individual.
System: The player spends a point of Rage and rolls her Willpower (difficulty of the victim's
Willpower). Only one success is necessary to activate this Gift. The victim must receive help
immediately or else die from drowning. The victim may attempt to help herself by trying to cough up or
otherwise expel the fluid, but she can take no other actions (including movement away from her
surroundings) while she is making the attempt.
Taught by: Shantar
Book: RatH

Family Debt (Glass Walker Rank 5 - Central House)


Only dons of the Central House may learn this Gift, for they are the caretakers of the tribal debt and
favors pool The Garou can call upon the past lives of other Garou to return a favor owed to the Glass
Walker tribe, even if the debt was made centuries ago. Using this Gift will cause another Garou with
the Past Life Background to become possessed by the ancestor whom the Glass Walker summons. The
living Garou must be of the same tribe as the ancestor who is called (a Glass Walker cannot make a
Bone Gnawer summon a Silver Fang ancestor). This Gift is taught by any long-lived spirit, such as a
turtle or an elephant, and the Glass Walkers often have such spirits witness any business transactions
they make with other Garou.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Gnosis against a difficulty of 10 minus the
target's Past Life Background rating. If there is no Garou with Past Life present, this Gift will not work;
it requires a Garou with deep connections to her ancestors to act as a conduit. If successful, the desired
ancestor is summoned and possesses the target. This ancestor will then perform a duty to make up for a
favor the Glass Walkers did for him in his lifetime. The Central House keeps vast records of every debt
owed the tribe. It usually requires a committee vote to summon one of their debtors and thus use up the
favor owed. However, Dons who learn this Gift are considered to have the power to use it whenever
desired, although Dons who abuse it may wind up being voted off the board, so to speak. The player
should be allowed to create the original debt condition and the debtor. "Grom Wyrmfoe of the Silver
Fangs owes the Glass Walkers big, because they helped him root out vampires in Moscow in the late
1600s. Well, my character feels it's about time he repaid the favor by helping They will usually try to
get revenge at some later date - to do so immediately is to insult the ancestor.

Summon Net-Spider (Glass Walker Rank 5)


The Garou can summon a Net-Spider - one of the Weaver spirits that dwell within the Realm of
electronic reality. Within reasons, the Net-Spider gives its summoner absolute control over computers.
The Garou can also send the Spider into someone else's system to disrupt it - the effects of this are left
up to the Storyteller, but should be destructive. This Gift is taught by an avatar of Cockroach.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Computers (difficulty 8). If
successful, the Net-Spider appears and will heed the Garou. The Spider allows the Garou to halve all
difficulty rolls involving computers.

Technotheocratic Apocalyptica (Glass Walker Rank 5)


They say the Glass Walkers worship their technology. That's foolishness. Worshipping mere tools
confuses the master with the servant. Worshipping monsters, now, that has some more flair. This Gift
allows the Glass Walker to turn all machines in the room into posessed monsters; mobile phones
suddenly beginning ringing at thei loudest volume and hurl themselves at the person nearest to them,
televisions deliberately explode, and electrical wires whip around, tripping and strangling whomever
they can see. This Gift is taught by a Pattern Spider.

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System: The player spends three Rage and rolls Charisma + Science, difficulty 8. Assuming at least
one success, every electric device in the room the Glass Walker is in will begin to shake. Two turns
after that, the entire room is flled with monstrous electrical appliances, and everyone in the room
suffers a number of unsoakable aggravated wounds equal to the number of successes rolled. Since this
includes the Glass Walker, it behooves him to leave the room in the time he has.
Taught by: Pattern spider
Book: PG3e

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Gifts for Get of Fenris


Tribe- Get of Fenris

Battlesense (Get of Fenris Rank 1)


The Garou can sense the best direction from which to make an attack, taking into account the terrain of
the battlefield, the numbers and placement of the enemy and the available forces at the Garou's
command or allied with her.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and becomes aware of the tactical forces involved in an
impending battle. The Storyteller informs the player of the numbers and placement of opposing forces.
The player can then use this information to her character's advantage.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Razor Claws (Get of Fenris Rank 1)


The Garou may hone his claws to razor sharpness. This Gift is taught by a Cat or Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Rage point and takes a turn to scratch his talons over a hard surface,
such as a stone. Claw attacks then do an additional die of damage for the remainder of the scene.

Resist Pain (Get of Fenris Rank 1)


Through force of will, the Garou is able to ignore the pain of his wounds and continue acting normally.
This Gift is taught by a Bear-spirit.
System: The Garou, by spending one Willpower pint, may ignore all wound penalties for the duration
of the scene.

Sigurd's Stride (Get of Fenris Rank 1)


When Odin imprisoned Brunhilde in a ring of fire, it was Sigurd who dared the fires and rescued her.
Like Sigurd, Get of Fenris with this Gift need not fear flame. The Gift is taught by a fire spirit.
System: The Fenrir spends one Gnosis and rolls Stamina + Primal Urge (difficulty 4). Each success
provides an automatic level of soak against fire damage for the rest of the scene.
Taught by: Fire spirits
Book: PG3e

Visage of Fenris (Get of Fenris Rank 1)


The Get appears larger and more fearsome, commanding respect from peers and cowing his foes. A
wolf-spirit teaches this Gift.

System: The player rolls Charisma + Intimidation. Only one success is necessary to affect non-Garou
and Garou of equal or lower rank. To affect Garou of higher rank, the player must score a number of
successes equal to twice the difference in Rank between the Garou and the target. Allies and peers
aaffected by this Gift see the Get as impressive and noble (-1 to all Social rolls). Foes pause for a
moment to summon the resolve necessary to fight such a monster (losing one from their initiative
ratings). This Gift lasts for one scene.
Taught by: A wolf spirit
Book: WW3e

Halt the Coward's Flight (Get of Fenris Rank 2)


The Garou may slow his fleeing foes, preventing them from escaping his wrath. THis Gift is taught by
a Wolf spirit.

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System: The Garou spends one turn concentrating and rolls Charisma + Intimidation (difficulty of the
foe's Willpower); if successful, the Garou may halve the speed of the individual for a scene.

Power Surge (Get of Fenris Rank 2 - The Glorious Fist of Wotan)


By speaking with the spirits of electricity, the Garou may cause a blackout over a wide-spread area.
This Gift is taught by an electricity elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Wits + Science (difficulty 7). The area blacked
or browned out depends on the number of successes rolled. One success is a single circuit, two for an
entire house or storey and so on.

Sense Guilt (Hand of Tyr) (Get of Fenris Rank 2 - Hand of Tyr)


The Hand of Tyr camp specialises in the use and misuse of this Gift. By staring into the eyes of another,
the Garou can sense whether the target harbours guilt for some past offense. The most experienced Get
can even get a feeling for what sort of crime transpired. Unfortunately, some Get have been known to
take advantage of this Gift by "sensing" guilt where none exists or by blackmailing Garou after a
successful reading. A crow-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: A successful Perception and Empathy roll (difficulty 8) reveals hidden guilty feelings. One
success detects any sense of regret, whereas five successes reveals specific facts concerning the dirty
issue.

Shards of Icy Rage (Get of Fenris Rank 2)


The Garou invoking this Gift calls on the cold power of her Rage, converting her anger into physical
ice. This ice cuts as deep as any knife, and can be hurled at her enemies in place of a normal attack.
System: The players spends a point of Rage and rolls Wits + Primal Urge (difficulty 8). The number of
successes equals the number of shards that form from the crystalised Rage, up to a limit of five shards.
The player makes a seperate attack roll for each shard, and may direct them at more than one opponent.
Each shard does three dice of aggravated damage; the range is five yard for every dot of the Garou's
strength.
The player may spend only one point of Rage each time the Gift is used; this prohibits spending Rage
to gain extra actions in the same turn as invoking the shards. Although a character may use the Gift
mroe than once in a scene, each successive use after the first adds +1 to the difficulty roll to activate the
gift.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Snarl of the Predator (Get of Fenris Rank 2)


The Garou lets out a primal snarl, sending shivers up opponents' spines and cowing them into
submission. This Gift is taught by a Wolf spirit
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Intimidation (Difficulty of the opponents Wits +3). Each success
subtracts one drom the number of dice the opponent can use next turn (the victim is cowed and
overwhelmed). This Gift takes a full turn to invoke.

Troll Skin (Get of Fenris Rank 2)


With this Gift, a Garou can make her skin grow tough and thick, covered with warty knots of hard,
armored flesh. This Gift is taught by an Earth Elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Stamina + Primal-Urge (difficulty 7). For each
success, the Garou receives one extra die on her soak roll. This Gift does not protect against fire or
silver, and lasts for one scene. However, when imbued with Troll Skin, the Garou is +1 difficulty on
Social rolls due to the ugly skin and its accompanying smell.

Wearing the Bear Shirt (Get of Fenris Rank 2)

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When a Garou with this gift frenzies, he will always enter a berserk frenzy, never a fox frenzy. This
Gift is taught by a Bear-spirit.
System: No roll is required; once this Gift is learned, the effects are automatic. In addition, the Garou
can make a Willpower roll to resist any Gifts, Disciplines, Arcanos or other powers that incite fear,
even if a resistance roll is normally not allowed.

Alberich's Claws (Get of Fenris Rank 3)


Alberich was a dwarven king who had his castle below the ground, carved out of the rock itself. Get of
Fenris with this Gift could well have been amongst the builders of that palace, for their claws can slice
directly through stone, steel or any other inanimate material as if it were butter. It is taught by a mole
spirit or earth elemental.
System: The player spends one point of Rage. If the Fenrir's next attack is performed with natural
weaponry and strikes an inanimate object, it ausomatically does an extra ten levels of damage.
Taught by: Mole or earth elementals
Book: PG3e

Chill of Early Frost (Get of Fenris Rank 3 - Ymir's Sweat)


The Garou invokes the spirits of winter in a great ritual, summoning biting winds that whistle and
shriek through the area. The chill is as much mystical as it is physical, sent from the domain of great
Wendigo himself.
System: The Garou chants for an hour and spends one Gnosis point. She then rolls Intelligence +
Occult against a difficulty depending on the temperature (4 if it is already winter, 6 on a 20C spring
day, 9 in the midst of a summer heat wave). Success drops the temperature in a five-mile radius to
below freezing (or even further if it was already winter). Anyone without a natural fur coating subtract
two from all Dice Pools and may suffer damage from the bitter cold. The effect lasts for one hour per
success.

Coup De Grace (Get of Fenris Rank 3 - Fangs of Garm)


The Garou studies her foe, seeking the best place to land a blow, then sets herself up to deliver a
devastating attack the following turn. This Gift is taught by an Owl spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Perception + Medicine (difficulty of the
target's Stamina + Dodge). If successful, the Garou doubles the damage dice on her next blow,
assuming it hits.

Heimdall's Blade (Get of Fenris Rank 3)


This Gift turns ordinary items into spiritual manifestations of the Garou's Rage. With this Gift, even a
barstool becomes a deadly weapon. An Ancestor-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Rage point and grasps her improvised weapon. Until the scene ends or
until the Get drops it, the item has the same statistics as a cavalry sabre (difficulty 6, damage Strength
+4).
Taught by: Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Loki's Touch (Get of Fenris Rank 3 - Get of Fenris Ragabash (Rotagar))


This Gift is rare among the Get of Fenris, but the Rotagar often find it necessary to cool the rages of
their comrades. With just a touch, the Garou may cause a target to go into uncontrollable fits of
laughter or simply to have a better sense of humor. This Gift is taught by any Trickster spirit (most
often Ratatosk, the Squirrel).
System: The Garou must touch an opponent and roll Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty equal to the
Rage plus the Rank of the target; maximum difficulty of 10). The fits of laughter will last for one round
per success, during which time target may not take any offensive action, although he may defend

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Mark the Enemy (Get of Fenris Rank 3 - Swords of Heimdall)


A specialised power developed by the Swords of Heimdall, this Gift marks the target with a mystical
brand that only this Gift's users can see. The Swords use this brand to label their enemies so that all
other Swords can see the threat. An avatar of Fenris himself teaches his children to identify their
enemies thus.
System: By laying her hand on the target and successfully rolling Manipulation + Occult (difficulty 8),
the Get can mark her enemy. Other Swords who know the Gift can see the mark with a successful
Perception + Occult roll (difficulty 8). Any Garou who knows the Gift can remove the effect.

Might of Thor (Get of Fenris Rank 3)


The Garou can immensely increase his strength, wreaking terrible havov on opponents. This Gift is
taught by a Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Rage point. He then rolls Willpower (difficulty 8). The Garou may
double his Strength for one turn per success, after which he will be as weak as a kitten (Physical
Attributes 1, half Willpower) until he rests for an hour.

Nerigal's call to arms (Get of Fenris Rank 3)


This Gift allowes the Garou to summone to her side any creatures of spirits allied to Nerigal or
appropriate to the Ice Warrior. These beings, whether Nerigal's spirit warriors or predatory animals,
fight alongside the Garou for the duration of an entire battle.
System: The Garou spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Leadership, difficulty 8. One
success summons one of two creatures; additional successes increase the number of creatures or spirits
that answer the summons. Thus, two successes bring up to five respondents, three successes summon
up to ten creatures, four successes results in up to 15 beings while five successes brings everything
within a five-mile radius of the character. Those creatures summoned serve as an army under the
character's command for an entire scene. Of course, if there are no wild predators or War-spirits of
Nerigal within range, the Gift fails.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Venom Blood (Get of Fenris Rank 3)


The Garou may change her blood to a black, viscous bile capabale of harming anyone who comes into
contact with it. This Gift is taught by any poisonous spirit (Snake, Spider, etc).
System: The Garou spends on Rage point and rolls Stamina + Medicine (difficulty 7). Anything that
contacts the Garou's blood takes one die of aggravated damage per success. This effect lasts for the
duration of the scene.

Berserker's Song (Get of Fenris Rank 4)


The Get can sing himself into a controlled Frenzy. He can ignore wounds, shift to Crinos immediately,
and he is immune to many mental Gifts of Charms. In this state, unlike normal frenzy, the Get can pull
out of the frenzy at any time. An angry Wolverine-spirit or bear-spirit teaches this Gift to the Get.
System: The Garou spends two Rage points and begins singing his particular song of Rage (many
young Get prefer "death metal"). The number of successes on a Stamina + Expression (or Performance)
roll (difficulty 6) equals the number of rounds the frenzy lasts. She can drop the frenzy earlier by
spending a Willpower point.
Alternative Versions
From: PG3e (Get of Fenris Rank 2)
This fearsome battle song is in a language that has yet to be recognised - it's certainly not Nordic,
any Germanic language, nor Garou. Yet it is potent, for it both channels and increases Rage in

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the warrior who sings it. Some younger Fenrir have begun experimenting with the tune and
discovered that the lyrics can be sung in any method - so long as they maintain the lyrics, they
can sing it in more modern styles (which outrages some Elder Get). An ancestor spirit teaches
this Gift, but cannot explain its origins.
System: After spending two Rage points, the player rolls Stamina + Expression or Performance,
whichever is higher, against difficulty 6. For a number of rounds equal to the successes gained,
the Get automatically frenzies, shifting immediately to Crinos, and gaining immunity to mind
influencing powers. However, he can pull out of Frenzy immediately and may use simple
weapons like swords or bludgeons. If the Garou is stopped from singing, somehow, the effect
automatically ends.

Challenge of Single Combat (Get of Fenris Rank 4)


By invoking the name of the Ice Warrior and issuing a direct challenge to an enemy, the Garou can
force her opponent to fight one-on-one according to the tacity rules of fair play. The opponent can
launch no surprise attacks, employ dirty tricks or accept extra help from comrades or pack mates.
However, the Garou using this Gift accepts the same restrictions - neither combatant can break off from
the fight until one participant either concedes victory to the other or dies.
System: After the character has issued the challenge, the player spends a point of Rage and rolls
Manipulation + Leadership (difficulty of the target's Willpower). A single success forces the target to
forego any unfair tactics and meet the Garou in single combat as described above. No successes means
the Gift fails while a botch inspires the target to launch an immediate attack - usually with the help of
the opponent's friends.
Taught by: Nerigal
Book: RatH

Curse of the Berserker (Get of Fenris Rank 4)


Although the tribe is known for its ferocity, this Gift allows a Get to throw off her frenzy and retain
control. This Gift comes with a price, however, as the Garou must choose another to suffer. That victim
then endures the Get's frenzy instead. A Woverine-spirit or an Ancestor-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls her Willpower in a resisted action versus her target's Willpower when a frenzy
is imminent (difficulty for each equals the opponent's Willpower). The loser of the resisted action
enters a frenzy and the victor remains in contol of his wits.
Taught by: Wolverine-spirit or Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Hero's Stand (Get of Fenris Rank 4)


The Garou plants herself on a patch of ground and channels the very force of Gaia through her body,
essentially becoming one with the earth. She may not retreat or even move from her chosen "turf" (and
no force on Earth can make her), but she gains many powers thereby. Only when all foes are defeated
may she retreat or leave. This Gift is taught by an earth elemental.
System: The Garou rolls Willpower (difficulty 8). Each success grants her one extra die to all her Dice
Pools. Additionally, she may not be surprised, and all attacks against her are considered frontal. Any
supernatural attempts to make her leave must obtain twice as many successes as the Garou did on the
Willpower roll.

Iron-Can't-Bite (Get of Fenris Rank 4)


By carving the "iron-can't-bite" rune into her flesh, the Fenrir can make herself invincible against the
iron and steel weapons of her foes. Spears bounce off her hide and swords snap rather than cut into her.

This Gift is taught by a War spirit.


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For the duration of the scene, the Fenrir takes no damage from attacks inflicted by ferrorus metals,
although wood, stone, silver, claws or teeth and other non-ferrous attack forms can wound her as
normal.
Taught by: War spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Journey Home (Get of Fenris Rank 4)


No matter what the distance or what the circumstances, the Get can travel home as easily as he can
reach into the Umbra.
System: The player spends all of his Gnosis (minimum of three points) and steps into the Umbra.
When he steps out of the Umbra, he emerges at the place he considers home.
Book: Wild West Companion

Scream of Gaia (Get of Fenris Rank 4)


The Garou may leap into the midst of his foes and issue a terrible howl from the depths of his being, a
scream of pain from Gaia Herself for all the ravages she has suffered. Foes are knocked off their feet
and injured. This Gift is taught by a Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Rage (difficulty 6). Everyone in a radius of 10
feet per success is blasted back, knocked to the ground and suffers one die of damage per success as an
earsplitting shockwave engulfs the area.

Endurance of Heimdall (Get of Fenris Rank 5)


This powerful Gift grants the Garou great endurance and hardiness for a time. This Gift is taught by a
Boar-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Willpower (difficulty 6). If successful, the
Garou's Stamina rating is doubled for the duration of the scene. This will aid Stamina and Soak rolls.

Fenris' Bite (Get of Fenris Rank 5)


The Garou's teeth become terribly sharp, and jaw success increases to an incredible degree, allowing
the Garou to mangle limbs with a single bite or even chomp them clean off. This Gift is taught by an
avatar of Fenris.
System: The Garou spends one Rage point and rolls Strength + Medicine (difficulty of his opponent's
Stamina + 3). The Garou's next bite, if it hits, will crush and mangle one of the opponent's limbs,
inflicting one automatic Health Level of damage in addition to the normal bite damage. The target's
limb is rendered useless for the scene (or much longer in the case of humans and other creatures
without regenerative powers). If five or more successes are scored on the Strength + Medicine roll, the
limb completel severed.

Heart of the Ice Warrior (Get of Fenris Rank 5)


Usually used only in the most dire circumstance, this Gift renders the Garou impervious to damage
long enough to deliver a final blow to her opponent. The extertion causes the Garou to collapse,
mortally wounded. Unless healed immediately, the Garou dies, having given her all in battle.
System: No roll is necessary to invoke the Gift, but the player must spend a point of Rage. The
character may not dodge when invoking this Gift, but no damage levied against the Garou will impair
her in any way until her attack lands - lightning strikes won't blow her back, and blades can't sever her
limbs.
The character makes her next attack at +4 to her attack dice pool. The player may reroll any 1s rolled
on this attack - they simply to not count. In addition, any damage rolls gain four extra dice. After
delivering her attack, the character falls to Incapacitated. Unless somehow mystically healed by another
using Mother's Touch or a similar Gift or fetish (regeneration isn't an option) within the same turn, the
cahracter dies at the end of the turn.

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Taught by: Nerigal


Book: RatH

Horde of Valhalla (Get of Fenris Rank 5)


The Garou must be in good standing with his totem (have displayed exemplary courage) and may only
use this Gift in the most dire circumstances, as he is asking aid from Fenris himself. This Gift is taught
by an avatar of Fenris.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Animal Ken (difficulty 6). If successful, a number of spirit wolves
from Valhalla emerge from the Umbra to do battle with the Garou's foes - one wolf for every point of
Gnosis or Rage spent by the Garou. These wolves are identical to those of the Wild Hunt. The wolves
will return to Valhalla at the end of the scene.

Strength of the Einherjar (Get of Fenris Rank 5)


This Gift allows a Get to call upon his greatest ancestors, the heroes of Valhalla, the Einherjar, for
assistance. It is only used in dire situations, when the lives of more than one Garou are endangered.
Calling on the strength of the Einherjar allows a Get to increase his Attributes substantially for a
limited time. The Einherjar come to the aid of a Get only in times of great peril, and punish any Get
who attempts to call on them without need. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor-spirit.
System: Only Get with at least one dot in the Past Life Background may learn this Gift. The Get spends
on Rage point and rolls Charisma + Rituals (difficulty 10); she may subtract one from the difficulty for
every dot she has in Past Life. During the casting of this Gift, she must carve the specific runes of her
ancestors into her flesh. For each success, she may add one dot to any Attribute, or distribute the dots to
different Attributes. If the Storyteller believes this Gift has been used inappropriately, the Einherjar will
still give assistance, but then turn on their descendant, permanently removing a number of Attribute
dots equal to those they granted. They will show no mercy.

Call Great Fenris (Get of Fenris Rank 6)


The Get may summon a spirit avatar of Fenris Wolf. The avatar will assist in combat, slaying all who
are not Get of Fenris or under their protection. There is always a sacrifice demanded in return,
traditionally the right hand of the summoner. Once Fenris has claimed the hand, it does not regenerate.
If there is not a good reason for calling the avatar, or the summoner will be devoured whole. This Gift
is taught by a wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Stamina + Occult (difficulty 6). The summoner
permanently loses one Health Level as his right hand is bitten off by Fenris in return for daring to
summon him. See the sidebar for the Fenris avatar's Traits. The Spirit Avatar of Fenris Wolf The avatar
of Great Fenris appears as an enormous wolf, 10 feet tall at the shoulder. His eyes burn with rage and
his jaws drip with the blood of countless enemies. His fur is brown with red and and black markings.
The avatar of Fenris can run at up to 100 miles per hour, and never seems to tire. Willpower 10, Rage
10, Gnosis 8, Power 75 Charms: Airt Sense, Materialize (Power cost 40; Strength 10, Dexterity 7,
Stamina 10, Brawl 5, Dodge 3, Claws: Str + 3, Fangs: Str + 4, Health 15), Reform, Tracking.

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Gifts for Red Talon


Tribe- Red Talon

Babble (Red Talon Rank 1)


The Garou invoking this Gift can cause another to lose the ability to read, write or speak any language.
That person will only be able to grunt like an animal. The effect lasts for one scene and is taught by a
parrot spirit.
System: The Garou must spend a Gnosis point and roll Manipulation + Primal Urge, difficulty 7,
resisted by an Intelligence + Linguistics roll, difficulty 7.

Beast Speech (Red Talon Rank 1)


The Garou may speak to animals, from pigeons in the park to beavers at their dam or fish in the sea.
This does not change their basic reactions - a hungry tiger is still hungry and may well attack. This Gift
is taught by a Nature-spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Animal Ken (difficulty 6). This roll must be made for each type
of animal and for each encounter.

Prey's Cry (Red Talon Rank 1)


Medieval legends aplenty tell of terrible beasts that mimic human voices or the cries of game animals
to lure travelers into their gaping maws. The Ret Talons have learned this trick for themselves. Many a
traveler has died at Talon jaws after following what they believed to be a fair young girl's cry of
distress...
This Gift is learned from a Raven, Mockingbird or Manticore-spirit (the last is a member of Griffin's
spirit brood).
System: The player rolls Wits + Expression. The difficulty depends on the animal noise imitated; a
rabbit's death-scream or wild bison's call is difficulty 5, whereas a human plea for help might be
difficulty 7, or even 9 if the Talon wants "a voice that sounds like one of their priests" or a similarly
complicated mimicry. If successful, any mortal or animal believes that the cry is that of the Red Talon's
intended creature, even to the point of recognising "a noble's inflection" or believing a female voice that
of "a maiden pure of virtue". The Red Talon need not know that much about the creature mimicked -
even if the Talon has never heard a soldier cry for help, he can emit a cry that humans would instantly
take for the call of a man-at-arms.
Taught by: Raven, Mockingbird or Manticore-spirit
Book: WW:tDA

Rouse to Anger (Red Talon Rank 1)


This Gift enables the Garou to say or do something that causes her target to refresh her inner Rage. This
might involve shaming an individual, slapping her in the face or telling her something to arouse her
anger. The Garou can also summon within herself a memory or an emotion that assists her in
replenishing her own capacity for righteous anger.
System: The player rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty 8) and spends a Gnosis point. A
successful roll enables the character to speak or act in such a way that her target gains a point of Rage.
Each additional success allows the character to affect another individual, including herself.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Scent of Running Water (Red Talon Rank 1)


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taught by a Fox-spirit.
System: The difficulties of all rolls to track the Garou are increased by two. This Gift becomes an
innate ability to the Garou who learns it. She need not expend any points or make any rolls.

Water Sense (Red Talon Rank 1)


The most precious resource in the unsettled wilderness may be drinking water, but it can be hard to
find. With this Gift, the Red Talon never goes thirsty. Red Talons also use this Gift to lose pursuers by
crossing rivers or to locate prey near watering holes. A Water-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Perception + Survival (difficulty 6). The character can detect water from a
distance of 100 meters for every success.
Taught by: Water-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Wolf at the Door (Red Talon Rank 1)


Some humans can't just be splattered all over the nearest tree. Some of them have to be taught a lesson
and left alive, for whatever reason. However, the Red Talons know how to make the message stick.
This Gift induces a terrible dread of and respect for the forest, and it makes a human targtet afraid to
tamper with it in any way. Any predator spirit can teach this Gift.
System: The Garou must make eye contact with the target, but he can be in any form when he does so.
The player then rolls Charisma + Primal Urge (difficulty of the target's Willpower). The effects last for
one day per success. During this time, the human must roll Willpower to leave his home, and he may
not go near anything resembling a forest without spending a Willpower point. If the human does leave
his home he is shaky and fearful until he returns, nd his player loses two dice from all Mental and
Social dice pools. This Gift functions on Kinfolk, mages, ghouls and other supernatural homids, but the
difficulty increases by two, to a maximum of 10.
Taught by: Predator spirits
Book: WW3e

Aura of Ferocity (Red Talon Rank 2)


The harsh, untamed wilderness frequently brings death to humans who venture into it unprepared. With
this Gift, the Garou can heighten the fear humans have of the wild. A panic-stricken human may be
unable to act or have to flee the area. An Ancestor-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou must spend one Rage point to activate the Gift and must growl (even in human
form) for the effect to work. All normal humans lose one die from their Dice Pools within 20 feet of the
Garou. Those humans not used to dealing with wild animals must make a Willpower roll (difficulty
equals the Garou's Rage) or flee the area.
Taught by: Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Beastmind (Red Talon Rank 2)


The Garou can reduce the mental faculties of a target to those of an animal for a short time. This Gift is
taught by an avatar of Griffin
System: The Garou rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the target's Willpower). The effect
lasts for one turn per success.

Cull the Herd (Red Talon Rank 2)


A Red Talon using this Gift measures the vitality of her prey to plan her attack strategy effectively.
During the Impergium, Red Talons used this Gift to pick the weakest of the humans and destroy them.
Occasionally, the Red Talons killed the strongest of the humans to remove them from the breeding
pool. Today, the Gift continues to help Red Talons hunt and kill their prey. An Avatar of wolf teaches
his children how to detect the easiest prey.

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System: The Red Talon need only succeed on a Perception + Primal Urge roll (difficulty 7) to
determine the general health and fitness of an individual. This Gift also works on animals and Garou as
well as humans. One success detects any injuries, whereas five successes would reveal the creature's
entire physiology.

Foetracker (Red Talon Rank 2)


By using this Gift, the Garou can follow her quarry without risking losing the trail. The scent of the
target becomes so powerful to the Garou that she can follow it even under conditions that might
otherwise abscure the trail. Even if the victim crosses water, lays down a false trail or attempts to mask
his scent with some other odour, the Garou unerringly follows her prey. However, the Gift's effects
become fainter with time and distance.
System: The players spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Primal Urge. Each success allows
the character to track her target unerringly for one scene up to a maximum of five scenes, after which
the effects of the Gift end, and the trail becomes too faint to follow.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Primal Instinct (Red Talon Rank 2)


The Red Talon can strip away the layers of humanity that cover up man's basic instinct. A human
assaulted with this Gift finds himself behaving like a beast. Momentarily losing all civility, the human
strips naked, runs through the streets, growls at threats and makes numerous, uninvited overtures
toward members of the opposite sex. All thoughts of business meetings, colour television and BMW's
vanish in favour of the basic drives of survival. Red Talons use whatever means necessary to force
Ape-spirits to teach them this Gift.
System: The Red Talon must spend a Gnosis point and roll Manipulation + Animal Ken (difficulty
equal to the target's Willpower). The number of successes indicates the extent to which the human
target loses his humanity. One success causes a certain absent-mindedness and preoccupation with food
and sex. Five successes, on the other hand, probably cause the raving target to be locked up and
tranquilised.
Taught by: Ape spirits
Book: PG3e

Sense of the Prey (Red Talon Rank 2)


The character, if he knows anything about his prey, can track it down as rapidly as he can travel. This
unerring sense of direction operates anywhere, and is used to track spirits through the Umbra as well as
to find beings on Earth. This Gift is taught by a Wolf- or Dog-spirit.
System: No roll is required unless the target is actively hiding, in which case a Perception + Enigmas
roll is made against a difficulty of the target's Wits + Stealth. If the target is a spirit, the difficulty is the
spirit's Gnosis.

Snuff Flames (Red Talon Rank 2)


The Red Talons are mistrustful of huamnity's control of fire. This Gift allows them to take one of the
hated humans' most prized tools away from them, dousing almost any fire within their line of sight.
This Gift is taught by a Water spirit.
System: The player rolls Willpower, difficulty 6 (or 8 when trying to affect oil fires). The Talon may
extinguish all fire within a radius of two yards per success. The fuel may be relit, but it's difficulty to do
so - a torch becomes as tricky to light as if it were damp, extinguished oil fires gutter fitfully and refuse
to catch fully light, and so on.
Taught by: Water spirits
Book: WW:tDA

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Elemental Favour (Red Talon Rank 3)


By cajoling a nearby elemental, the Garou can get the elemental to perform one "favor" for her. This
can include the manipulation or even destruction of the elemental's material reflection - thus a rock
might roll onto enemies, fire may explode, water may flow at the Garou's whim, or winds may knock
foes to their feet. This Gift is taught by any elemental.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge against a difficulty of the elemental's Gnosis.

Herding the Infant Ape (Red Talon Rank 3)


Perhaps the most unpopular Gift in the entire tribe, this Gift is hidden by Whelp's Compromise,
although a few Warders of the Land use it in more... experimental ways. It turns a human child of no
older than ten years old into a creature of the wild, unable to set foot in a city. Some suggest this Gift is
responsible for myths such as Romulus and Remus, or the tale of Mowgli. Whelp's Compromise camp
members use this to show that humans themselves can exist in harmony with Gaia, it is the City that is
evil and needs to be destroyed.

System: This Gift can only be used on a human child of no more than ten years. The player pends three
Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Primal Urge. The difficulty is the child's age; any child less than a year old
automatically is barred from setting foot in a city for the rest of their life. For children aged one and up,
the number of successes rolled becomes the number of decades that pass before they can re-enter a city.
If they do so before then, they suffer incapacitating cramps, refuse to eat, and stay immobile until
removed from the city.
Since this Gift only works on those too small to fend for themselves, few who use it simply abandon
their charges. After all, a dead human child in the wild isn't the example the Whelp's Compromise
wants to make.
Taught by: Wolf or Ape spirit
Book: PG3e

Savagery of the Taloned Hunter (Red Talon Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Garou to gain twice the advantage of his Rage, thus increasing the ferocity and
frequency of attacks or else allowing him to accomplish more under stress than he normally would.
System: The player spends a Rage point, which he may then convert into the equivilent of two points
of Rage for the character. This enables a character to take two extra actions in a combat at the cost of a
Rage point. Another use of the Gift allows the character to recover from a stunned state and take an
extra action in the same turn.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Snap Man's Chains (Red Talon Rank 3)


The Red Talons look on humanity's domestication and subsequent abuse of animals as nothing less
than a sin against Gaia. With this Gift, the Red Talon can undo that offense, if only for as long as a
night. The Talon releases a howl that drives domesticated animals completely feral - horses throw their
rides and bolt as far as they can, oxen throw themselves against fences in a frenzy, dogs turn on their
masters at the first sign of weakness. Needless to say, this Gift's use often drives surviving humans on a
quest for the witch among their numbers that surely must be responsible.
This Gift is taught by any Animal-spirit, although the spirits of wolves and wild oxen are particular
generous with its secret.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Primal-Urge. Success makes any
animals within earshot uneasy and difficult to manage, but the actual amount of animals driven feral
depends on the number of successes rolled.
Successes Area of Effect

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One A single barn, kennel, stable or mews


Two A farmstead
Three A small keep
Four A village or large keep
Five A town
Six+ A city or valley
The Talon cannot influence the actions taken by the newly feral animals; most will try to flee human
territory, although some might attack their masters in a fit of panic or hunger. The effect lasts until the
sun rises or sets, whichever comes first.
Taught by: Animal spirits
Book: WW:tDA

Trackless Waste (Red Talon Rank 3)


The Garou employing this Gift must have at least a rough familiarity with the terrain in a given area
(have spent at least a week in the vicinity). The Garou may completely disrupt others' perceptions of
that terrain's landmarks, etc. Humans and the like will automatically become lost (compasses won't
work and maps will become misleading). Even Garou may become lost. This Gift is taught by any
wilderness-oriented spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Primal Urge (difficulty 6). Each
success enables a two-mile radius to be affected. Other Garou must roll Perception + Primal Urge
(difficulty 6) and equal or exceed the Gift users's roll. The effect lasts four hours.

Avalanche (Red Talon Rank 4)


The Garou must be in a mountainous or otherwise tectonically unstable area. The Gift causes an
avalanche, mudslide, etc to engulf his foes. This Gift is taught by an earth elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Survival (difficulty determined
by the Storyteller depending on the instability of the terrain). The more successes, the more powerful
the effect. On a botch, the Garou is caught in the avalanche.

Form of Akhlut (Red Talon Rank 4)


Inuit myth tells of Akhlut, a killer whale that turned into a wolf to walk on land. The legends are almost
right, of course. This Gift allows a Red Talon to take on an aquatic form such as a fish, dolphin or
whale. It is believed by some that this Gift is how the Red Talons spread from their original lands to
other continents. The Gift is taught by the spirit of an appropriate pelagic animal, although the Red
Talons respect the orca most of all.
System: Two Gnosis points are required to activate this Gift, and then the player rolls Stamina + Primal
Urge, difficulty 8. Each success allows the Red Talon to become a more powerful aquatic denizen. One
success might allow the Red Talon to become a goldfish, three a dolphin and five the genuine killer
whale of legend.
Taught by: Whale or dolphin spirits
Book: PG3e

Gorge (Red Talon Rank 4)


Natural wolves will eat as much as possible when food is available, for they never know when their
next meal will arrive. With this Gift, a Red Talon can do much the same thing with Rage, Gnosis or
Willpower, storing such energy against the day she will need it. A wolf-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: Upon learning this Gift, the player chooses which Trait (Rage, Gnosis or Willpower) her
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her permanent rating. These extra points must be regained as usual, and they do not add extra dice to
rolls involving these Traits.
Taught by: Wolf
Book: WW3e

Hunter's Horn (Red Talon Rank 4)


This Gift enables the Garou to create a sound so horrible and mind-chilling that it sends enemies into
utter panic and causes them to flee an area without regard for direction or destination. Enemies so
affected cannot attempt to evade pursuit or disguise their passage. This makes hunting them down and
dispatching them a fairly simple task.
System: The player spends a point of Rage and rolls Manipulation + Primal-Urge (difficulty of the
highest Willpower in the group). Each success affects one victim with uncontrollable panic, causing
them to run blindly from an area. Garou affected by this Gift enter a state of fox frenzy, while others
simply become mindless panicked creatures of prey. The effect lasts for an entire scene, during which
time the character (and any allies) may hunt down and slay the victims if they so desire.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

Quicksand (Red Talon Rank 4)


The Garou can turn the local ground into a sticky mass that can catch foes and prevent them from
moving easily. This Gift is taught by Earth elementals.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Primal Urge (difficulty 7). Each
success turns a 10-foot area of ground into a viscious, sticky substance. Anyone in the area save the
Garou can only move at half walking speed, and no combat maneuvers requiring movement may be
executed. Additionally, the difficulties for all attacks involving actions more complext than basic
grappling are increased by one.

Recycle (Red Talon Rank 4)


Red Talons who possess this powerful Gift can destroy any man-made substance. Plastics, alloys and
other material not found in nature, disintegrate with just a touch. Lawn chairs dissolve into oily puddles
and steel melts into iron and carbon. A cockroach spirit, which has witnesses the humans' secret
creation rites, knows the Gifts that can dissolve nearly anything.
System: The Garou must touch the material for the Gift to work. Only materials which science has
manufactured are viable targets. For instance, a wooden chair would be unaffected (although the glue
holding it together would not be), whereas a plastic chair would melt to the ground. The Garou must
roll her Rage against a difficulty determined by the item's complexity. The difficulty ranges from iron
(difficulty 6) and ordinary plastics (difficulty 7) to rare and complex metal allows (difficulty 9). Every
success reduces five pounds of the target material to its base components.

Curse of Dionysis (Red Talon Rank 5)


The Garou may transform any human or Garou into a normal wolf. Garou will stay in this form for the
duration of the scene; against humans, this effect is permanent. This Gift is taught by a Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and then rolls Gnosis against a difficulty of the opponent's
Willpower.

Gaia's Vengeance (Red Talon Rank 5)


The Garou can cause the very features of the land to animate and attack intruders: branches will lash
out, rocks will roll and smash, vines will trip, water will such victims under. This Gift is taught by an
avatar of Gaia herself.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and then one Rage point. He then rolls Charisma +
Enimgas (difficulty of the local Gauntlet). The game effects are up to the Storyteller.

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Natural Renewal (Red Talon Rank 5)


Even as the United States carries out Manifest Destiny, the Red Talons seek to preserve the
unconquered wilderness. Under the effects of this Gift, nature recovers from ravages created by
humanity. Landslides refill the deep mining shafts that pierce the earth, wildlife infests building and
technology fails. A Seedling-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player must spend three Gnosis points and howl (or sing) to the wilderness spirits. These
spirits encourage rampant plant growth that can even overcome man-made roads, mineshafts and
buildings. Also no technology can function within 30 feet of the Garou. The exact effects of the Gift are
up to the Storyteller, but nature does its best to renew itself despite humanity's efforts.
Taught by: Seedling-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Pack Mind (Red Talon Rank 5)


This Gift forces a group of foes to behave like a single-minded pack. All individuals must perform the
same task at the same time regardless of its appropriateness to a given situation. For example, if one
individual fights, all the others fight; if one person attempts to sneak up behind an opponent, all the
others make this attempt as well. This Gift lasts for one combat scene.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Willpower (difficulty 8). A single success allows
the character to inflict Pack Mind on a group of up to four individuals. Additional successes allow the
character to increase the number of people affected in increments of two; five successes, therefore,
enables the character to affect twelve individuals. For the duration of this Gift, all the affected victims
mimic the actions of their leader - or, more typically, the first person in a group to act each turn. If one
decides to speak, all of them attempt to do so; if one throws a left hook, all of them choose this form of
combat, ignoring any weapons they may have.
Taught by: Rorg
Book: RatH

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Gifts for Shadow Lord


Tribe- Shadow Lord

Aura of Confidence (Shadow Lord Rank 1)


The Garou radiates an aura of strength and command, preventing any attempts to read the Garou's aura
or detect his weaknesses; he reveals no flaws whatsoever. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Subterfuge (difficulty 7). This must be rolled for each new
encountered of situation the Garou finds himself in.

Aura of Nobility (Shadow Lord Rank 1)


Even at her worst, this Garou looks her best. Despite her character, or lack thereof, the Shadow Lord
seems to be above contempt or slander. A Cobra-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Gift downplays the offensiveness of the Shadow Lord's deeds or her connection to them in
witnesses' minds. The player needs only to spend one Gnosis point to avoid any loss of Honor.
Taught by: Cobra-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Fatal Flaw (Shadow Lord Rank 1)


The Garou can discern a target's weaknesses, allowing him an advantage in combat. This Gift is taught
by a Stormcrow.
System: The Garou concentrates for one turn and rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty of the target's
Wits + Subterfuge). Success allows the Garou to do an extra die of damage against the target. Extra
successes allow him to discern additional vunerabilities; five successes gran the Garou knowledge of
all the target's flaws.

Find the Portent (Shadow Lord Rank 1)


With this Gift, a Garou can call for and receive some omen or portent which can help her determine her
next course of action. The Garou must meditate for a few minutes in order to place herself in a
receptive state so that she can recognise the sign that comes to her.
System: No roll is necessary, but the player must spend a point of Gnosis. The Storyteller then
produces some sort of omen or portent to serve as a hint for the character about what lies in the future.
("A black bird carrying something in its beak flies north", "You feel a sense of dread about entering this
part of the forest").
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Perceptive Servant (Shadow Lord Rank 1 - Children of Crow)


Children of Crow are consummate eavesdroppers, and combined with the perceptiveness one gains by
serving Crow, this Gift can be extremely useful. It is taught by a Crow-spirit.
System: By spending one point of Gnosis, a Child of Crow can reduce the difficulty of overhearing a
conversation or witnessing a secretive activity by 2.

Purify Scent (Shadow Lord Rank 1 - Bringers of Light)


If another supernatural creature attempts to determine the breed, tribe or auspice of a Bringer of Light,
the target may use this Gift to retain her secrets. A Night-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Shadow Lord spends one point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Primal-Urge. The
difficulty of discovering the information is increased by 1 for each success (up to a maximum modifier
of +3).

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Rains of Mercy (Shadow Lord Rank 1)


Though this Gift surprises many non-Shadow Lord Garou, it is only because they forget the Shadow
Lords follow a god affiliated with rain, and they come from a harsh land. Even the Darwinist Shadow
Lords known that their Kin need to be fed, and the rain summoned with this Gift made sure those
favoured by the Lords never went hungry. A Stormcrow teaches this Gift
System: The Shadow Lord spends one point of Gnosis. By the end of the day, rain pours down in an
area around the Shadow Lord. The size of this area depends on the Shadow Lord's rank; it affects a
radius of 15 minutes walk for each Rank the Lord has acheived, so an Athro can affect a region one
hour's walk in radius from his location. This Gift cannot summon harsh storms, but does produce a
heavy downpour.
Taught by: Stormcrows
Book: PG3e

Seizing the Edge (Shadow Lord Rank 1)


To the Shadow Lords, there is no possible way for a contest to be even. If neither competitor wins, they
both lose. This Gift allows the Garou to swing the balance, ever so slightly, in her favour. A spirit
servant of Grandfather Thunder teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point. For the remainder of the scene, whenever the Shadow
Lord is involved in a direct confrontation with another being (specifically if the player must make an
opposed roll), any ties go to the Shadow Lord. For example, a Shadow Lord and her Get of Fenris rival
are wrestling. Both players must roll to see if the Get of Fenris can break the hold that the Shadow Lord
has caught him in. If the players roll the same number of successes, the Shadow Lord wins, and the Get
remains pinned. This Gift last for one scene.
Taught by: A servant of Grandfather Thunder
Book: WW3e

Clap of Thunder (Shadow Lord Rank 2)


The Garou may clap her hands together, sending forth a shockwave that can stun all before her. This
Gift is taught by a Stormcrow.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. All those within 10 feet, friend and foe alike, must score
at least one success on a Willpower roll (difficulty 8) or be stunned an unable to act for one turn; on a
botch they are stunned for the duration of the scene. The Garou must be in Homid, Glabro or Crinos
form to employ this power.

Cold Voice of Reason (Shadow Lord Rank 2)


A cunning Shadow Lord can talk his way out of just about anything. If a Lord is attacked by another
Garou, the Shadow Lord may invent a clever remark that will detain his attacker for at least one round.
This gift is taught by a Crow-spirit.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). The
attacker is detained one round for each success as long as he, in turn, is not attacked. If the target is
assaulted, the effect of the oratory wears off, and the victim may resume his attack. A botch with this
Gift will cause the attacker to go into Frenzy.

Disfigurement (Shadow Lord Rank 2)


The Shadow Lord can place a nasty boil or dishonourable scar on the target. She can disfigure her rival
in embarrassing ways that rob him of prestige in the presence of other Garou. Although the lesion isn't
physically handicapping, it certainly limits the victim's social grace. A Baboon or Toad spirit teaches
this Gift.
System: The player rolls Manipulation + Primal Urge (difficulty 7) and spends a Willpower point. The
disfigurement subtracts two dice from all the target's Social rolls. The scar or blemish heals at the end
of one scene.

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Hidden Depths (Shadow Lord Rank 2)


This Gift allows a Garou to uncover some hidden piece of information, or to decipher some cryptic
passage of text. The Gift can also enable a Garou to figure out who the real power behind the scenes is
in a given situation
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 8). Each
success allows the character to learn one hidden or concealed fact about the person, place or thing
targetted by the Gift. For example, one line of prophecy may be explained for each success. The
Storyteller should decide the overall effects of this Gift so that players do not attempt to avoid pursuing
other avenues of investigation.
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Luna's Armour (Shadow Lord Rank 2)


The Garou calls upon the blessing of Luna to deter any damaging attacks aimed at her. This Gift is
taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou concentrates for one turn, spends one Gnosis point, and rolls Stamina + Survival
(difficulty 6). Each success allows the Garou to add one to her Stamina for the purpose of soaking
damage (including silver). The effect lasts for one scene.

Pure Identity (Shadow Lord Rank 2 - Bringers of Light)


A Bringer of Light can alter his appearance to suggest he belongs to another race. If he remains in
homid form, he can appear as pallid as a vampire or as glamorous as an Unseelie changeling. If he
desires to keep his "scent" as a Garou, he can affect cosmetic changes and appear as a Black Spiral.
This Gift is taught by a Chameleon-spirit.
System: The Lord spends three Gnosis, but need make no roll. The duration is one day. Close
examination requires a Subterfuge roll to maintain the deception.

Curse of Corruption (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


The Shadow Lords, never a tribe to play fair, designed this Gift to discredit their rivals. Victims of this
curse find themselves doubted by even their staunchest allies. Despite a target's most noble exertions,
no one believes anything he has to say until the curse fades. A jackal spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Shadow Lord rolls her Gnosis against a difficulty of the target's Gnosis. The number of
successes indicates the number of turns the victim suffers from the curse. Until it fades, everything the
victim says sounds dishonest. The Shadow Lord must spend a Willpower point to activate this Gift.

Dark Aerie (Shadow Lord Rank 3 - Children of Crow)


The Garou may hover and float in the air. This Gift is taught by Crow. The servant of Crow is
enveloped by shadow as he escapes.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. He may move at 20 mph, and the duration is one hour.
Maneuvering requires a roll of Dexterity + Stealth (difficulty 7), and the difficulties of all complex
actions, such as combat, are increased by two.

Direct the Storm (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


Having a packmate who is prone to frenzy isn't safe for anyone. With this Gift, the Shadow Lord can
direct the primal instincts of a frenzied Garou - friend or foe - causing him to attack targets of the
Lord's choice. A stormcrow teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Willpower (difficulty of the target's Rage).
Success indicates that the Shadow Lord controls the target's frenzy and can set him on anyone she
chooses. Using this Gift on a Garou in the Thrall of the Wyrm is possible, but doing so requires the
player to roll Rage (difficulty 7) to check for frenzy for her own character.
Taught by: Stormcrow

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Book: WW3e

Icy Chill of Despair (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


The Garou can assume a frightening aspect, seeming to grow larger, more looming, shadowy and
terrible. Viewers will hesitate and stall in fear. This Gift is taught by a Stormcrow
System: The Garou concentrates for a turn, spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation +
Intimidation (difficulty 7). If successful, enemies viewing this sight must make a Willpower roll
(difficulty 8), scoring a number of successes equal to the Garou; failure means that the victims must
spend Willpower to attack, take action against or even verbally oppose the Garou. The victims are not
controlled by her, merely to cowed to struggle or oppose her. This effect lasts for the rest of the scene.

Interrogator (Shadow Lord Rank 3 - Lords of the Summit)


This Gift was originally discovered by a cult of Shadow Lords known as the Judges of Doom. A Garou
may use this Gift to terrify his victim into a confession. This Gift is taught by a Fear-spirit.
System: The interrogator rolls Manipulation + Subterfuge or Interrogation; the defendant resists with a
opposed Willpower roll. If the Garou succeeds, the defendant will be paralyzed with fear for one round
and confess the greatest crime that he has committed during the last cycle of the moon. This is long
enough for a one sentence confession, but may only by used once per moon cycle. Judges of Doom may
learn this as a Level One Gift.

Paralysing Stare (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


The Garou can direct a terrifying gaze at a target, causing her to freeze in paralytic fear. This Gift is
taught by a Stormcrow.
System: The Garou concentrates for a turn, spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Intimidation
(difficulty of the target's Willpower). Each success gained on this roll freezes the opponent in place for
one turn.

Raven's Curse (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


As the name implies, this Gift lays Raven's Curse - the curse of death by arrows - on the Shadow Lord's
enemy. While the curse is in effect, arrows, bolts, hurled spears and other projectile weapons are
invisibly attracted to the target. Although this Gift can be used in battle situations, most Lords prefer to
secretly use it on their foes just before a major battle, ensuring an "unfortunate accident".
This Gift is taught by a Raven spirit
System: The Shadow Lord must caress the intended target with his fingertips. At that time, the player
spends one Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Archery. The number of successes determines the duration
of the curse's effect.
Successes Duration
One One Hour
Two One day
Three One month
Four One year
Five+ Until somehow broken
The difficulty to strike the target with any sort of missile weapon (except bullets, which explains the
eventual wane of this Gift's popularity) drops by two; archers and other missileers in battle situations
are also (as determined by the Storyteller) more likely to fire at the marked target than at other targets
around him. The curse can be broken by certain methods at the Storyteller's discretion; a Rite of
Cleansing, for instance, is usually effective.
Taught by: Raven spirits

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Raven's Wings (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


The Garou with this Gift may send a portion of her spirit out of her body in the form of a raven. The
raven can see and hear, but it cannot affect the physical world. It is invulnerable to attacks, however.
This Gift is taught by a Raven-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis and rolls Wits + Occult (difficulty 6). The raven may be sent
five miles away for every success on the roll. If it goes past this range, the Gift is canceled. While this
Gift is in use, the Garou must concentrate to use the raven's sense and may take no other actions in the
same turn in which he is communing with the raven.

Summon Stormcrow (Shadow Lord Rank 3 - Judges of Doom)


The Judges learnt this blessing from Grandfather Thunder himself. The Stormcrows, some of
Grandfather Thunder's servants, come to the aid of those Garou who activate this Gift. Acting as spies,
the Stormcrows follow anybody the Judge chooses and report back all they learn. Rumours speak of
networks of Stormcrows that pass information back and forth like a regular telephone line.
System: To call a 'crow, the Judge must roll Charisma + Intimidation (difficulty 8) and spend a Gnosis
point. He may give the crow a single command, such as "Follow the Red Talon and report his
activities" or "Keep an eye on the Theurge elder". The Stormcrow is invisible to everyone except
individuals in the Umbra. The target must roll her Perception (difficulty 8) or employ a Gift to see a
Stormcrow in the Umbra.

Unravel (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to put together seemingly random bits of information to form a tentative
analysis of a situation and formulate a course of action. This is particularly useful in situations where
gathering concrete information is difficult or in extremely complex situations.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Intelligence + Enigmas (difficulty 7). Only on
success is necessary to make sense out of even the most confusing situation, but each additional success
furhter clarifies matters. (The player may ask the Storyteller to explain to her what is actually going on
in a given scene and use that information as character knowledge).
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Unwitting Pawn (Shadow Lord Rank 3)


Over time, the Shadow Lord can convince a target that the Gift user holds the other's best interests at
heart. At first, the new-found friend performs small favors; much later, the pawn might even die for the
Shadow Lord. A Rat-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Gift affects just one pawn at a time. Over the period of a week, the Shadow Lord must
pretend to be the person's friend (the friendship can be real as well). During that time, he must spend
one Gnosis per day to seal the arrangement. After the first week, the pawn sides with the Shadow Lord
in arguments, helps with the Garou's chores and rolls his cigarettes. The effect fades in one week unless
the Shadow Lord spends additional Gnosis. If the Gift affects the same person for over a year, the small
favors and general friendliness turn obsessive and dangerous.
Taught by: Rat-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Blank Slate (Shadow Lord Rank 4)


The Garou can completely remove a single piece of information from her own mind or from that of
another. This Gift becomes useful in situations where an individual has come across some dangerous
knowledge that might lead to her death for possessing it. The Garou may not only remove the
information - such as the identity of the Garou mole within a hostile group or the location of a safe

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house for ecoterrorists - but she may also smooth over the edges of the victim's memory so that he does
not realise anything is missing. THe Garou may also use this Gift to alter her own memories in
situations where she feels that this is necessary.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). A single success allows the character to excise the desired piece of information.
Additional successes enable the character to make secondary adjustments to the target's memory to hide
the fact that something is missing.
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Dolorous Stroke (Shadow Lord Rank 4)


The Shadow Lord may deliver a blow so merciless and terible that it strikes fear into the hearts of those
around her. Anyone witnessing the Dolorous Stroke becomes faint of heart, and finds it difficulty to
oppose the Shadow Lord capable of such a strike.
This Gift is taught by a Death spirit.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and then rolls to hit; she may take no other action this turn.
If she misses, the Gift is ineffectual. But if she hits, she gains two bonus dice to her damage pool. If she
does at least three levels of damage (after soak) to her target, any onlookers are dismayed by the brutal
expertise of the Shadow Lord's attack, and suffer a one-die penalty to any rolls made against the
Shadow Lord for the remainder of the scene.
Taught by: Death spirit
Book: WW:tDA

Open Wounds (Shadow Lord Rank 4)


The Garou may cause the next wound he inflicts on a target to bleed profusely. This Gift is taught by a
Pain spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Strength + Medicine (difficulty of the target's
Stamina + 3). If the roll succeeds, the target will bleed, losing one Health Level per turn for a duration
of one turn per success. This is not aggravated damage.

Seeds of Doubt (Shadow Lord Rank 4)


By careful deliberation, the Shadow Lord may convince a listener of one false idea.
System: The Shadow Lord spends one point of Gnosis and makes an opposed Charisma + Subterfuge
(difficulty 8) roll against the listener's Wits + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). If the Shadow Lord succeeds,
the listener will believe the lie, as long as it is not actively harmful to him (i.e., "You can walk on air"
or "Fire is easily digestible.") If the listener succeeds, he will realize that he is being tricked. If the
caster botches, the listener will frenzy.

Stench of the Peasant (Shadow Lord Rank 4)


A Garou can make others appear to be inept, contemptible and base. Others will be more inclined to
believe the Shadow Lord's proclamations concerning the enemies they thus curse. This effect lasts one
scene. While those affected suffer no Renown loss, they will find it hard to speak at moots and will be
considered last for honourable missions (which the Shadow Lord can maneuver to be assigned to his
pack instead). The effect lasts one scene.
System: By spending one Gnosis point and rolling Manipulation + Subterfuge, against a difficulty of 7,
the Garou can affect one person per success. Those affected subtract four from their Social dice pools.
In addition, the Shadow Lord gains 2 dice to any Expression rolls when making disparaging remarks
about these "lowly fools".

Strength of the Dominator (Shadow Lord Rank 4)


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Stormcrow.
System: The Garou rolls Wits + Intimidation (difficulty of the target's Willpower). For a number of
turns equal to the successes scored by the Garou, the victim will lose one Rage point per turn, while the
Garou will gain that Rage point. This may be attempted only once per target per scene.

Ubiquitous Presence (Shadow Lord Rank 4)


Paranoia is a wonderful weapon. It keeps enemies from resting, from thinking properly, and, done right,
from ever attacking you. And if you can't be everywhere at once, at least you can appear to be. The
Shadow Lord can curse an enemy with paranoia, giving the victim an unflinching suspicion that the
Garou is watching her, even when that belief would otherwise be entirely illogical. Shadow or
night-spirits teach this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Intimidation, difficulty of the victim's
Intelligence * 2. Success indicates that the curse takes effect, reducing all dice pools of the victim by
one for each two successes rolled. The effects last for one day and night.
Taught by: Shadow or night-spirits
Book: PG3e

Diplomatic Immunity (Shadow Lord Rank 5)


This Gift enables the Garou to walk about in the middle of a hostile group without provoking the
outbreak of hostilities. The Garou can enter a caern beloning to a rival or walk openly into the middle
of a group of Black Spiral Dancers in order to retrieve something or deliver a message. The Garou
surrounds herself with an aura of "neutrality" that negates her enemies' or rivals' animosity long enough
to accomplish her task and leave without incident. The Gift only lasts for one scene, after which all bets
are off.
System: The player spends a point of Willpower and rolls Manipulation + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). A
successful roll allows the character to interact with a group of potential enemies for the purpose of
delivering a messsage, retrieving an item or delivering an ultimatum.
Taught by: Ruatma
Book: RatH

Mask Taint (Shadow Lord Rank 5 - Lords of the Summit)


A Garou with this Gift may completely hide his Wyrm-taint from all senses, including Gifts that detect
such taint. This Gift is taught by a Puppeteer Bane.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Appearance + Subterfuge (difficulty 8). The
effect lasts for one scene. Every time this Gift is used, the Garou must roll one die. If the number is
equal to or less than her Corruption Trait, she adds one to her Corruption, gaining more Wyrm taint.
This Gift cannot be used by Garou with Corruption 10.

Obediance (Shadow Lord Rank 5)


The garou becomes the ultimate alpha leader, commanding others to do as she wishes. This Gift is
taught by a Stormcrow.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Leadership (difficulty 8). All in the
vicinity must make Willpower rolls (difficulty 8). Failure to match or exceed the Garou's successes
means that the listeners must obey the commands of the Garou. The degree of obediance varies
according to the number of successes; one success means that the listeners can be pursuaded to do
something they don't mind doing; three successes means they'll pretty much do whatever the Garou tells
them as long as they aren't directly opposed to it; five successes means the listeners will undertake
virtually suicidal actions.

Purity of Blood (Shadow Lord Rank 5 - Bringers of Light)


The disciple has become so resistant to the Wyrm that she may overcome the Blood Bond of vampires.

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This Gift is taught by an avatar of Grandfather Thunder himself.


System: The Shadow Lord must expend two points of Gnosis, spend 10 minutes in meditation and
make a successful Intelligence + Meditation roll. Until the Garou uses Purity of Blood, he will be aware
that he is Bound, but may nonetheless spend a Willpower point to break his conditioning and use the
Gift. Also note that this allows an infiltrator of the Sabbat to shatter the effect of the Vaudelaire.

Shadow Pack (Shadow Lord Rank 5)


The Garou may summon a shadowy duplicate of himself, or even multiple shadow, to spend beside him
in battle. These shadows eerily resemble the Garou and have the same powers. This Gift is taught by a
spirit of Night or a Chimerling

System: The Garou must spend a variable number of Gnosis points and succeed in a Gnosis roll
(difficulty 8). For each Gnosis point spent, the Garou summons an exact duplicate of himself to fight by
his side. These Garou have identical identical Attributes and Abilities, but not fetishes; they may not
use Gnosis or Willpower, and each has only as many Health Levels as the number of successes rolled.
The shadow-Garou last for one scene.
Taught by: Night or Chimerling

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Gifts for Silent Strider


Tribe- Silent Strider

Heaven's Guidance (Silent Strider Rank 1)


A Silent Strider must be able to make his way through unfamiliar territory without benefit of chart of
compass. While under a night sky, even clouded, the Strider with this Gift can never be truly lost.
Although this Gift cannot tell a Strider exactly where he is at all times (the constantly shifting borders
of province and country alike are hard to foresse), the Strider will always have a perfect sense of
direction, as well as how many leagues he has traveled that day.
Various Star-spirits and other spirits of the Aetherial Realm teach this Gift.
System: No roll is necessary; the Strider's sense of direction and distance is absolute while he is under
a night sky.
Taught by: Star-spirits and other spirits of the Aetherial Realm
Book: WW:tDA

Ma'at's Feather (Silent Strider Rank 1)


According to Egyptian legend, if the heart of one of the dead was heavier than Ma'at's feather, she
would feed it to the beast Ammit, destroying their soul entirely. If it was lighter, then the dead person
was admitted to the afterlife. This Gift was first the province of Silent Strider Philodox (and is still
most common amongst that tribe), but has spread throughout all of Garou society. It allows the
Philodox to sense the weight of a fallen Garou's soul and determine if he died as one of Gaia, or had
fallen to the Wyrm. It is used to determine what rituals will be undertaken for the deceased, and is
taught by a bird or lion spirit.
System: If the Garou died in the service of Gaia, the Gift works automatically, revealing this to be so.
If however, the Garou had betrayed the Mother, then a roll of the Philodox's Perception + Occult
(difficulty of the deceased's former Gnosis) is needed to correctly determine their guilt. A simple
success is sufficient, and the Storyteller is encouraged to roll secretly for each use of this Gift, to keep
the players guessing.
Taught by: Bird or lion spirits
Book: PG3e

Sense of the Transformation (Silent Strider Rank 1)


With this Gift, the Garou can identify states of transformation or significant changes within creatures or
objects. This Gift allows the Garou to ascertain whether or not someone is dying of a disease or if a
female is pregnant (even in extremely early stages). In the same fashion, the Garou can choose to
determine if an object is about to break or cease functioning. The Garou need only concentrate on her
target to activate this Gift.
System: No roll is necessary, but the player must spend a point of Gnosis to activate the Gift for one
scene. During that time the character can determine the general state of health (or illness) of the
individuals or creatures in her vicinity. She can also tell if inanimate objects are on the verge of
breaking down or otherwise ceasing to function.
Taught by: Meros
Book: RatH

Sense Wyrm (Silent Strider Rank 1)


The Garou can sense manifestations of the Wyrm in the nearby area. This Gift involves a mystical
sense, not a visual or olfactory image, although Garou using this Gift are likely to say, "This place
stinks of the Wyrm." This power requires active concentration. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant

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of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Occult. The difficulty for this Gift is based on the concentration
and strength of the Wyrm's influence (sensing a single formor in a room would have a difficulty of 6).
Vampires can be sensed using this Gift, but only those with Humanity scores lower than 7.

Silence (Silent Strider Rank 1)


The Garou can muffle any sound she makes, the better to creep up on an enemy or escape unnoticed.
An owl-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Dexterity + Stealth. Each success adds one to others' difficulty to hear the
Garou for one scene.
Taught by: Owl
Book: WW3e

Speed of Thought (Silent Strider Rank 1)


The Garou can double her land speed. This Gift is taught by a Roadrunner or Cheetah spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. The effect lasts for one scene.

Trailblazer (Silent Strider Rank 1)


With this Gift, the Garou can wend his way through thick underbrush as if walking on the open plains.
The Strider also finds the fastest trails and shortest routes from one location to another. When used in a
town or city, the Garou can still find the shortcuts through alleys and dart through crowded streets with
ease. A Crow-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player must roll her Perception + Survival, or Larceny in cities (difficulty 7). The number
of successes equals the quality of the new route and decreases travel time. Every success reduces travel
time approximately 10 percent, up to a maximum of half the original travel time. The difficulty of any
rolls to track the user increase by two when this Gift is active.
Taught by: Crow-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Axis Mundi (Silent Strider Rank 2)


The Garou with this Gift can center herself in relation to Gaia, and always know which direction she is
traveling in or facing, no matter where she may be in the Gaia realms. In addition, the werewolf carries
her "territory" around with her, in a mystical sense. Wolves will detect this, and concede her right to
travel through their territories and hunt there. Other animals will also recognize this, and not attack the
intruder.
System: To activate this Gift, the player must expend a point of Gnosis. Animals will automatically
sense the presence of the Garou and leave her be, and even other lupus must make a Willpower roll not
to recognize this right.

Blissful Ignorance (Silent Strider Rank 2)


The Garou can become completely invisible to all sense, spirits or monitoring devices by remaining
still. This Gift is taught by a Chameleon- spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Dexterity + Stealth (difficulty 7); each success subtracts one success from the
Perception + Alertness rolls of those actively looking for the character. If no one is so doing, then one
success indicates complete concealment.

Messenger's Fortitude (Silent Strider Rank 2)


The Garou may run at full speed for three days without rest, food or water. After the duration expires,
the Garou must sleep for a Week. This Gift is taught by a Camel or Wolf spirit.
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and may do nothing save run; for an additional Gnosis
point, he may imbue the effects of this Gift upon another being.

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Shorten the Road (Silent Strider Rank 2)


This Gift enables the Garou to cut normal travel time by a third, even in the Umbra. This feat may take
shape in a number of ways - either through a series of fortunate coincidences or else through clearly
supernatural means.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Survival (difficulty 7). A
successful roll shortens a journey by a third so that a three-day trip takes only two days, while a two
week long trek through unspoiled wilderness only takes 10 days.
Taught by: Meros
Book: RatH

Smoke Signals (Silent Strider Rank 2)


The Strider can communicate over a great distance with visual signals. Whether with puffs of smoke by
day or flickering lights at night, the Garou sends his message into the sky for other Garou to read. A
Fire-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Silent Strider can create her message without a fire or other tool. He simply wills the
message to exist and plumes of smoke (or flickering lights at night) rise into the sky. Any Garou who
see these signals instinctively know what he means, just as if they had heard a howl. The player spends
one Willpower point to activate this Gift.
Taught by: Fire-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Summon Talisman (Silent Strider Rank 2)


The Strider can summon to herself any dedicated handheld object (see the Rite of Talisman
Dedication). The item disappears from wherever it currently rests, even from somebody else's grasp,
and appears in the Garou's grip. Striders use this Gift to bring special items to them once they have
finished a journey, or to recover items lost along the way. A packrat-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Garou need only spend one Gnosis point and concentrate on the item. The Garou can only
call half of his dedicated items - he must choose which ones upon learning this Gift.

Tread Sebek's Back (Silent Strider Rank 2)


A Silent Strider may call on the rover to support her steps. By activating this Gift, a Strider may walk
or run across water or other liquids. However, her feet are not protected - running across a pit of
Wyrm-toxin is still a hazardous enterprise. Some Striders are rumoured to have crossed seas by use of
this Gift. It is taught by a Crocodile or Basilisk spirit.
System: The Strider spends a Gnosis point and rolls Dexterity + Survival (difficulty 7). Each sucess
allows her to travel across water as if it were open ground for an hour.

Adaption (Silent Strider Rank 3)


The Garou may exist in any environment, regardless of pressure, temperature or atmospheric
composition. The Garou also takes no damage from poison or disease, though concentrated flame or
radiation still affects the Garou normally. This Gift is taught by a Bear-spirit
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Stamina + Survival (difficulty 7). The effects
last for one hour per success and may be extended by spending Gnosis. This Gift may be applied to
others as well as the Garou who possesses it.

Death Track (Silent Strider Rank 3)


Sometimes someone's journey ends too soon, such as a man dying before he can tell the Silent Strider
important information. Silent Striders with this Gift do not let the end of someone else's journey be the
end of theirs. As long as the Silent Strider can find the body, they can then follow the trails of the spirit
until they find the ghost. A servant of Owl teaches this Gift.
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Gnosis and rolls Perception + Occult, difficulty 7. One success is needed to smell the direction of the
ghost from the body. Every day the search continues, another Perception + Occult roll must be made,
with one additional success required for each day spent searching. The Storyteller determines how far
away the ghost is.
Taught by: Servants of Owl
Book: PG3e
Alternative Versions
From: Damien (Silent Strider Rank 3)
System: Additional: only the ghosts of those who had a task left undone on their mind at the time
of death may be found with this Gift. Unless the task in question concerned the Silent Strider
using the Gift, the difficulty is 8.

Eyes of Ma'at (Silent Strider Rank 3)


When a Strider invokes the power of ma'at itself, she may discern levels of truth invisible to even the
canniest investigators With this Gift, she may perceive innocence and truth, should they reside in the
breats of those she encounters. This Gift is taught by an Ibis or Baboon spirit.
System: This Gift acts much as the Philodox Git: Truth of Gaia. However, the Garou may make
Perception + Empathy rolls to determine the nature of any truths or lies the target may speak. ("Please,
no, I never set foot inside her house!" "That is true, but you forced the door open so that your
companions could enter. The guilt is plain and written on your heart."

Gibberish (Silent Strider Rank 3)


This Gift destroys the ability to communicate. The Silent Strider causes one target to lose her
knowledge of speech, writing and any other form of communication. Should the victim try to speak, no
one can understand her. Should she try to read a telegram, the message appears to be garbled nonsense.
System: The player spends one Willpower point and rolls Manipulation + Enigmas (difficulty equals
the target's Willpower). Each success removes the victim's ability to communicate for five minutes. The
victim can resist with Willpower, but each point allows her to read or speak only one sentence.
Book: Wild West Companion

Long Running (Silent Strider Rank 3)


Whether the Garou is on foot or in a vehicle, this Gift allows him to reduce the travel time on a lengthy
journey. Striders use this Gift only when the need is dire; usually, they prefer to see the sights and take
their time. A Horse-spirit can teach this Gift.
System: The player rolls Dexterity + Athletics (or Drive) at a difficulty equal to the local Gauntlet and
spends a Gnosis point. For every success, the travel time diminishes by 5 percent. A botch increases
travel time by 25% or indicates that travel has stopped altogether (due to a flat tire, twisted ankle, etc).

Message Glance (Silent Strider Rank 3)


The Strider can formulate a message of words or symbols that can be delivered with a single glance to
the recipient's mind, and easily remembered by the recipient.
System: The player rolls Intelligence + Linguistics, difficulty 7, to formulate the message. The number
of successes determines the length of the message - 5 symbols or words per success. One Gnosis must
be expended to deliver the message and the target must be in sight. The target receives a -1 to all
difficulties interpreting and remembering the message.

The Great Leap (Silent Strider Rank 3)


The Garou can jump incredible distances in one bound. This Gift is taught by a Jackrabbit spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Strength + Athletics (difficulty 6). Each
success enables the Garou to leap 100 feet.

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Tongues (Silent Strider Rank 3)


This Gift allows the user to read or write any human language encountered, no matter how ancient or
obscure. Galliards often use this Gift when translating ancient texts to revive old legends or compose
new songs for Moots. This Gift is taught by a Raven-spirit.
System: After spending one Willpower point, the player rolls her Intelligence+Linguistics. The
obscurity and relative age of the language determines the difficulty. A common modern language such
as Spanish is difficulty 4. An ancient and obscure tongue such as Etruscan, would be difficulty 10. The
number of successes determines the character's fluency with the language.

Wyld Spirits (Silent Strider Rank 3)


The Garou can call upon Meros' erratic nature and inflict one or more of her opponents with a bout of
erratic behavior, thus making it more difficult for the victimes to coordinate attacks or act sensibly in
any given situation.
System: The player spends a point of Willpower and rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the
victim's Willpower). Each success allows the character to affect one individual. Affected targets fail to
carry out any sustained course of action, attacking one minute and retreating the next or else stopping to
make a speech. If the Gift is used in a non-combat situation, the victims change their actions radically
from one moment the the next. This Gift lasts for one scene.
Taught by: Meros
Book: RatH

Attunement (Silent Strider Rank 4)


This Gift is similar to the Bone Gnawer Gift, but may be used only in the wilderness. By standing in a
particular area, the character can commune with the spirits of the area, thus getting an overview of what
exists or what has happening in the area - rough population, secret trails, places of note and so on. This
Gift is taught by an Owl spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Perception + Survival (difficulty 6). The amount
of information gained depends on the number of successes. On a botch, the spirits lie.

Dam the Heartflood (Silent Strider Rank 4)


No tribe loathes the blight of vampires more than the Silent Striders. By using this Gift, a Strider mya
block the flow of blood in a vampire's heart, preventing him from using any supernatural powers tied to
the blood. This Gift is taught by Cobra spirits, who resent being viewed as a symbol of Set.
System: This Gift can only be used on a supernatural creature with a Blood Pool who gains power from
that blood (vampires, ghouls, even Anasasi). The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation
+ Medicine (difficulty of the target's Willpower). Each success prevents the target from spending any
Blood Points, for whatever purpose, for a full turn. A Garou may only use this Gift once per scene
against a given target, but multiple Garou may use this Gift on a target once each. Strider packs armed
with this Gift are amongst the fiercest Leech-slayers known to the Garou

Guiding Hand of Djeheuty (Silent Strider Rank 4)


None could stay the words of Djeheuty, the messenger of the Gods. Those who have this Gift do not
even have to accompany the message, but can send it on its way and be assured that it will reach its
destination. The spirit of any migrating animal teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends two points of Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Occult, difficulty 8, while the
Strider loudly states the message's destination. The message must be written on something physical
(paper, tablet, bone shard). A simple success imbues the message with a Gaffling that will ensure it
arrives at the stated destination. The method of delivery is a matter of coincidence; the message is
picked up by someone curious, ends up on a truck heading that direction, floats on the wind, etc. The
number of additional successes determines how long this takes, regardless of distance.

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Number of Successes Length of Transit


1 A year
2 Six months
3 One season
4 One week
5 One day
While the message is in transit, the Silent Strider cannot regain the two points of Gnosis invested in it.
Nor can they revoke the message. As a result, this Gift tends to be used only when all other avenues
have been tried and failed, or if the Strider's death is certain. The Strider's death will not disrupt this
Gift.
Taught by: Migrating animal spirits
Book: PG34

Sleep's Travels (Silent Strider Rank 4)


Through this Gift, a Garou's spirit may journey to another location while his body sleeps. Once he has
arrived at his destination, the Garou may either examine his surroundings, impart a message to
someone he sees, or retrieve a small (hand-held) item such as a ring, a set of keys or a piece of paper.
Whether the Garou actually causes an object to assume spirit-form long enough for her to transport it
from the place she has visited to the location of his sleeping body, or if the Gift causes the retrieved
item to relocate from one place to another is unclear. The Garou must have at least four hours of
uninterrupted sleep before he is able to begin the sleep journey. Once the journey has ended and the
Garou's spirit has reunited itself with her body, she must awaken naturally. Any disturbance in the sleep
pattern negates the effectiveness of the Gift, though it does not otherwise physically threaten the
Garou's life.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Occult (Difficulty 8). One success
enables the character to travel to the desired spot in his dreams and look around. He may overhear
conversations but may not participate in them. Additional successes increase his ability to interact with
what lies at his journey's end. Three successes allows him to converse with individuals he meets (who,
if he so chooses, see him as if he is really present) while five successes are necessary for the character
to transport a physical object to his sleeping form.
Taught by: Meros
Book: RatH

Speed Beyond Thought (Silent Strider Rank 4)


The Garou may run at 10 times normal speed. The Garou may do nothing save concentrate on running.
The effects last for eight hours, after which the Garou will be famished and must eat immediately or
risk frenzy or worse... This Gift is taught by a Cheetah or Air spirit
System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Stamina + Athletics (difficulty 7) - one success is
sufficient.

Touch of Death (Silent Strider Rank 4)


The Silent Striders learned this Gift from the wraiths who prowl the Underworld. With it, a Garou can
cause the victim to see the moment of her death. Although the victim does not remember what she sees,
the experience disables her with fear.
System: The Garou must touch his target for this Gift to work. She must spend two Gnosis points and
roll Manipulation + Occult (difficulty 8). The number of successes determines the number of dice
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can be healed like aggravated damage. Typically, the victim's fur is streaked white by the incident.
Vampires and other undead are unharmed by this Gift - they simply remember what has already
happened to them.

Essential Transformation (Silent Strider Rank 5)


This Gift allows the Garou to convert part of her essence into Gnosis for use in situations which require
the expenditure of large amounts of spiritual power. The Garou can either use the Gnosis gained by this
Gift to create or replenish fetishes, enact Gifts that require Gnosis or for any other purpose that requires
her to spend Gnosis. However, its residual effects are cumulative. Each use of this Gift imbues the
Garou's physical and mental abilities with more and more "spirit substance" until eventually she
becomes a spirit creature lacking in material substance. Whent his happens, the Garou can no longer
maintain her earthly existence and must either relocate to the Umbra as a permanent resident (not
unlike the members of the Sept of the Stars) or else "die" and allow her spirit to return to Gaia.
System: The player rolls Willpower (difficulty 9). Only one success is necessary for the character to
convert one dot in a chosen Attribute into 10 points of temporary Gnosis. Until the character uses all 10
of these points, she has one less dot in the chosen Attribute. When the converted Gnosis is depleted, the
Attribute returns to its normal level. However, the Storyteller (and the character) should keep track of
the number of times this Gift is used. When the character has used this Gift a number of times equal to
her total number of dots in Physical. Mental and Social Attributes, her body loses its material substance
and the character becomes a spirit. The character's fate once this occurs is left to the Storyteller's
discretion, although i most cases this means that the player must retire the character from active play.
Taught by: Meros
Book: RatH

Gate of the Moon (Silent Strider Rank 5)


This power only works at night, and there must be at least a sliver of a moon in the sky. The Garou can
open a special type of Moon Bridge, allowing instantaneous travel to her destination. This Gift is taught
by Lunes.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point for every 100 miles she wishes to travel, and she rolls
Intelligence + Alertness (difficulty depends on the distance of the journey and the accuracy with which
she knows her destination - up to 10 for a far journey to an unknown place). Success allows the Garou
to travel to that place instantly. She will be disoriented for a turn unless she scored at least three
successes. A botch means that the character is hurled through space in a random direction, arriving far
from her destination (or even high in the air). The Garou may take others with her by spending one
Gnosis point per person.

Invocation of the Pharoah (Silent Strider Rank 5)


This awe-inspiring Gift is only available to the greatest Strider hereos. The Strider must be in Homid
form, spend a Gnosis and a Willpower point, and must enact a 10-minute chant to the greatest of
ancient Egyptian spirits. Once this is done, the Garou expands and grows, becoming a giant similar to
the depictions of pharaohs on mastabas and sarcophagi. This Gift is taught by Sphinx
System: The Garou grows to a height of nealy 8 feet, but otherwise remains in Homid form. The Garou
gains the Physical Attributes of a Crinos, but loses no Social Attributes; indeed, the Garou's Charisma
and Manipulation are treated as 6 when making Leadership or Intimidation rolls. A Garou is Pharaoh
form does not inflict aggravated damage, but adds one to all Brawl and Melee damage inflicted agains
Wyrm-foes (or adds two when facing followers of Set). The Garou regenerates as a Crinos, but gains no
vunerablitiy to silver and cannot frenzy. Essentially, the Pharaonic form combines the best of Homid
and Crinos. The effect lasts for one scene.

Portents (Silent Strider Rank 5 - Harbingers)


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with clarity. Though the future is mutable, the Garou will see the most likely event.
System: The Garou must spend two Gnosis points and roll Intelligence + Enigmas (difficulty 8) while
spending some time in a meditative trance.

Reach the Umbra (Silent Strider Rank 5)


The Garou may pierce the Gauntlet and instantly travel to the Umbra at will, without the need for a
reflective surface. This Gift is taught by an Owl spirit.
System: The Garou simply wills herslef to step sideways. She does not have to make the usual Gnosis
roll and can never get "caught".

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Gifts for Silver Fang


Tribe- Silver Fang

Aura of Leadership (Silver Fang Rank 1)


Similar to the Level Two Silver Fang Gift: Awe, this Gift surrounds the Garou with an aura of authority
that enables her to assume the mantle of leadership for a brief period of time. Others react to the Garou
as if she was their pack leader - including the pack leader. Of course, there may be repercussions after
the effects of the Gift have passed.
System: Th player rolls Charisma + Empathy (difficulty of the highest Willpower in the target ground).
If successful, the difficulties of all Social rolls against the target group are reduced by one. One success
enables the character to affect a single target. Additional successes increase the number of individuals
who fall unde the effects of the Gift. The effects last for one scene.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Eye of the Falcon (Silver Fang Rank 1)


This Gift allows the Garou to see long distances with the acuity of a falcon. It is taught by any of
Falcon's brood.
System: All visual Perception, Alertness and long-range weapon rolls are at -1 difficulty. This Gift
costs one Gnosis point per scene to use.

Falcon's Grasp (Silver Fang Rank 1)


A leader must keep a tight grip on his power, and this Gift allows the Garou to do so literally. The
Garou's hands or jaws tighten in a mighty death-grip, making it nearly impossible to escape. A falcon
spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends a point of Rage. For the remainder of the scene, the Garou's grip with either
hands or jaws (or both at the cost of two Rage) is much stronger. In game terms, the Garou's Strength is
considered three points higher for purposes of grappling or maneuvers such as the jaw lock. The Garou
may not use this extra Strength to inflict damage.
Taught by: Falcon
Book: WW3e

Full Moon Cleansing (Silver Fang Rank 1 - Moon Lodge, Ahroun)


This Gift allows the Garou to shake off Harano by overpowering it with Rage. (The Gift does not dispel
Derangements.) Many Silver Fang Ahroun learn this Gift, regardless of lodge. Blood-warrior spirits
teach this Gift. To learn it, the Garou must kill the spirit in ritual combat and then burn it in an Umbral
fire, and smearing herself with the ashes.
System: The player must spends one point of Rage and make a Rage roll (difficulty 7) for the character
to activate this Gift. The Gift's effects last for one scene.

Ice Dance (Silver Fang Rank 1)


The werewolf can move on ice and snow with supernatural grace and speed.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point to activate this Gift for one day. This is a Gift of balance;
Philodox are especially adept at this art. All Dexterity rolls are -1 difficulty while on ice or snow (-2 for
Philodox), and a Garou can run at normal speeds through even the deepest snow and on the slickest ice.
A Philodox running on ice can double his normal speed. An Ice Elemental teaches this Gift.

Lambent Flame (Silver Fang Rank 1)

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The Garou can cause a silvery light to ignite around her body. This Gift is taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou must spend one Willpower point. The effect lasts for the duration of the scene. The
light illuminates in a 100-foot radius, and the ensuing glare adds one to the difficulties of all
hand-to-hand attacks on the Garou; the difficulties of all missile attacks, however, are reduced by one.

Sense Wyrm (Silver Fang Rank 1)


The Garou can sense manifestations of the Wyrm in the nearby area. This Gift involves a mystical
sense, not a visual or olfactory image, although Garou using this Gift are likely to say, "This place
stinks of the Wyrm." This power requires active concentration. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant
of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Occult. The difficulty for this Gift is based on the concentration
and strength of the Wyrm's influence (sensing a single formor in a room would have a difficulty of 6).
Vampires can be sensed using this Gift, but only those with Humanity scores lower than 7.

Awe (Silver Fang Rank 2)


The Garou, simply by her bearing and strength, proves to others her mastery and right to rule other
tribes. This Gift is taught by a Falcon spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Appearance + Empathy (difficulty of the target's Willpower). If successful, the
difficulties for all Social rolls made by the Garou against that target are reduced by one, and the target's
difficulty to hit the Garou in combat is increased by one.

Empathy (Silver Fang Rank 2)


To be a leader among wolves is largely a matter of physical dominance, but a human leader must
understand his charges and follow their will to a degree. With this Gift, a Silver Fang can understand
those around him and live up to their expectations. A falcon spirit teaches this Gift.

System: The player spends one Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Empathy (difficulty 7). Success
indicates that the Garou knows that the majority would like to see, be it attack, mediation, harsh
punishment or clemency. The more successes the player rolls, the better the Garou understands the
people's desires, even if the people would rather keep those desires secret. Note that this Gift by no
means reveals the wisest or most rational decisions, just the most popular one.
Taught by: Falcon
Book: WW3e

Fool's Silver (Silver Fang Rank 2)


The Silver Fang can trick a victim into thinking an ordinary item is made of silver. Whereas greedy
humans flock to the illusion, Garou are usually wary and back away from it. A Lune teaches this Gift.
System: The Silver Fang concentrates for one turn to make the Gift active. The selected item gleams
with a silvery sheen. Garou who hold the item feel the sting of normal silver for about 10 seconds, after
which the illusory "pain" vanishes.
Taught by: Lune
Book: Wild West Companion

Gibbous Moon Song (Silver Fang Rank 2 - Moon Lodge, Galliard)


When used by Fangs of other auspices, this Gift makes the Garou more adept at social situations. It
makes Galliards loquacious and silver-tongued in the extreme. Galliard moon-dancers who use this Gift
draw upon the moon's mysteries to cast complementary light on their every action. The Galliard
naturally draws people's attention. A "social Gaffling" of the Great Green Cheese Spirit (a traditional
Bone Gnawer ally) teaches this Gift. This fact is scandalous to most Silver Fangs.
System: To learn this Gift, the Garou must best the spirit in a word contest (Wits + Enigmas, difficulty
8). The player spends a point of Gnosis for the Garou to use this Gift. All Social Skills are -1 difficulty

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for the duration of the scene. Galliards who use this Gift are -3 difficulty on all Social rolls.

Luna's Armour (Silver Fang Rank 2)


The Garou calls upon the blessing of Luna to deter any damaging attacks aimed at her. This Gift is
taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou concentrates for one turn, spends one Gnosis point, and rolls Stamina + Survival
(difficulty 6). Each success allows the Garou to add one to her Stamina for the purpose of soaking
damage (including silver). The effect lasts for one scene.

Proclamation of Action (Silver Fang Rank 2)


This Gift enables the Garou to force an end to discussion and take the course of action the character
thinks is best. The werewolf can literally command others to act as he bids, although only if they had
been previously dithering over a course of action
System: The player spends a Willpower point and rolls Charisma + Leadership to put a damper on
discussions that have gone on too long. ("Enough talk. Let's do it"). Each success allows the character
to affect a single target. A character desiring to resist the effects of the Gift must make a Willpower roll
(difficulty of the Gift user's Willpower + 1, up to a maximum of 10). This Gift lasts for one scene.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Reason (Silver Fang Rank 2)


The Silver Fang who uses this Gift may temporarily free himself from Harano and Derangements. This
Gift may also be used to partially defend against all sanity-endangering attacks. Examples of such
attacks include the Galliard Gift: Headgames, and Malkavian Dementation Discipline and invasive uses
of Mind magick. A Firebird-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player must spend a Gnosis point and roll Willpower (difficulty 7). The Garou overcomes
all mental dysfunctions for a number of scenes equal to the number of successes rolled. All psychic
attacks against the Garou's sanity are reduced by one die. If the player botches the roll, the character's
dementia becomes painfully intense for a day.

Truce of Helios (Silver Fang Rank 2 - Sun Lodge)


Helios is, among other things, a spirit of reason and diplomacy. Garou who follow him are often skilled
diplomats. This Gift helps ensure that the other side at least listens to the Garou's words. Helios is also
an honorable Celestine; the Silver Fang may not use this Gift as a ruse to gain momentary advantages
(gain time to set an ambush, for example). A Garou may learn this Gift from one of the Children of
Karnak or from a Firebird-spirit.
System: The player must roll Charisma + Etiquette (difficulty 7). If successful, the Silver Fang
negotiates under a spiritually enforced flag of truce. All those whom he negotiates with must make
Willpower rolls (difficulty 9, two successes needed) to attack the Garou. The truce lasts one hour for
each success rolled. If the Silver Fang breaks the words of the truce, the effects of the Gift end and will
never work on the same target again. Additionally, the Silver Fang loses three points of temporary
Honor. This Gift costs a Gnosis point to use.

Word of Honor (Silver Fang Rank 2)


To a Silver Fang, honour is everything. This Gift imbues a Garou's words with his honourable bearing.
As long as the Silver Fang speaks the truth, others believe him. An Eagle spirit teaches the Silver Fangs
how to speak clear and true.
System: By spending a Gnosis point, the Silver Fang can make every word he says bear the ring of
truth. Anyone who listens hears that the Gift user speaks true. Listeners are not necessarily inclined to
obey the Fang or follow his suggestions, but the facts are clear. The Silver Fang must speak the truth, or
the Gift automatically backfires.

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Claim of Authority (Silver Fang Rank 3)


There are times when a Silver Fang cannot be present at important moots or meetings, and must send
another Garou in her place. To make sure that any advantages to be gained aren't neglected, a Silver
Fang with this Gift can grant her messenger some of her own natural authority. It is taught by an
ancestor spirit.
System: The Silver Fang spends on one point of Gnosis and one point of Willpower before selecting a
Garou as her representative. For a week thereafter, the representative is considered to possess the same
level of Pure Breed as the Silver FAng, so long as she notes the name of the Silver Fang she speaks for.
This Gift may not be used on an unwilling target.
Taught by: Ancestor spirit
Book: PG3e

Dominance Blow (Silver Fang Rank 3)


Smart Garou know to pay the Silver Fangs their due. Stupid ones openly challenge them, and force the
Silver Fangs to assert their dominance. This Gift allows a Silver Fang to easily knock down would-be
rebels by connecting physical dominance with rightful leadership. When this Gift is working, might
does make right. Lupus Silver Fangs are fond of this Gift, which resembles wolf understandings of
alpha standing. A wolf-spirit teaches this Gift
System: The player spends one point of Rage, and rolls Charisma + Brawl, difficulty 7. If the rolls
succeeds, then every blow the Silver Fang strikes against a specific target grants the Silver Fang an
additional die in all Social rolls against that target, allowing him to browbeat or intimidate the target
more easily. The blow need not be full force to grant the bonus, which lasts for one day.
Taught by: Wolf spirits
Book: PG3e

Half-Moon Mnemonics (Silver Fang Rank 3 - Moon Lodge, Philodox)


Luna's Philodox aspect is the teacher of ways and the keeper of memories. The Garou who learns this
Gift may recall any moment with crystal clarity, freezing it forever in her mind. The Garou may then
study the moment at her leisure, coming at it from almost any angle. Silver Fang Philodox are forever
replaying captured memories, and thus seem especially distant to others. A Sea-spirit teaches this Gift;
the Garou hears indistinct water-spirit voices throughout her training. Ideally, the Silver Fang stares
into water when using this Gift to recall a memory.
System: The player must spend one point of Gnosis for the character to "photograph" a moment, and
must make a Wits + Alertness roll, difficulty 6. If the Garou attempts to access the memory later, the
player must make an Intelligence + Occult roll (difficulty 7; 5 when the Fang is looking into water). A
botch means the image disappears forever, leaving an actual hole in the Garou's memory. A Fang may
have on more memories "on file" than her permanent Gnosis score, but may "dump" unwanted images
at will.

Honor Pact (Silver Fang Rank 3 - Sun Lodge)


The Honor Pact is another Gift of diplomacy. All participants must enter into the pact willingly. Those
who participate exchange blood (most often by cutting their palms open) and swear oaths to Falcon.
Spiritual bonds connect participants, and they may not work against each other's interests in any way.
(The Storyteller has final say in what constitutes the edict.) Packmates bound by this oath are highly
resistant to the tendrils of the Defiler Wyrm. The Children of Karnak teach this Gift.
System: Three temporary Gnosis points must be spent by each participant, while four must be spent by
the user of the Gift. The players must also make a Charisma + Rituals roll (difficulty 7). Previous
rivalries or differences between pactmakers are greatly lessened, reducing the difficulties of all Social
rolls among themselves by -2. All attempts by agents of the Defiler Wyrm to corrupt those under an
Honor Pact are at +2 difficulty. Garou who invoke this Gift but who frequently squabble or fight

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destroy the Gift's effects over time. The effects of the Gift last forever or until a participant breaks faith.
The person who does so suffers five Health Levels of aggravated damage (as he is rent by the
spirit-talons of Falcon), and is marked as an oath-breaker (as the Stone of Scorn rite).

Princely Bearing (Silver Fang Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Garou to temporarily raise her Rank. During this time, she is considered to be of that
Rank, and thus can issue challenges and rulings appropriate to that Rank. This Gift is not used in the
presence of other Silver Fangs, but traditionally only used when interacting with the lesser tribes.
System: The Garou must roll Charisma + Leadership at a difficulty of 9 and spend a Willpower point.
One rank is gained for 1 success, 2 ranks if three successes are rolled, and so on. The maximum rank
that can be gained is limited by their leadership score. A botch reveals the Silver Fang's perfidity.

Silver Bullets (Silver Fang Rank 3)


The Gift allows the Silver Fang to change the composition of his ammo. As he fires each shot, the
bullet changes to deadly silver. Lunes and Ancestor-spirits teach this Gift.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point as he fires his gun. The bullet changes to silver and causes
regular damage to normals, but it inflicts terrifying wounds on Garou. The bullet remains silver after it
strikes (whether what it hits is its target or not). The altered bullets do not reduce the Silver Fang's
Gnosis unless he recovers them.
Taught by: Lune or Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Silver Claws (Silver Fang Rank 3)


The Garou can turn her claws into silver, making her a terror against other Garou on the battle field.
This Gift is taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou rolls Gnosis (difficulty 7). All claw wounds inflict aggravated damage, which
cannot be soaked by Garou. While the Garou manifests the claws, she suffers searing agony. Each turn
she gains an automatic Rage point; furthermore, all noncombat difficulties are increased by one because
of the distraction. When her Rage points exceed her Willpower, she must check for Frenzy.

Talons of Falcon (Silver Fang Rank 3)


This deadly Gift turns the Garou's claws into impaling weapons, allowing her to cut muscle, bone and
sinew as if it were paper. Combined with the Gift: Razor Claws, this is a truly devastating attack. A
falcon of the Great Flock teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point and makes the usual Dexterity + Brawl roll to attack. The
Garou makes a screeching sound like that of a bird of prey as she strikes. The attack does Strength + 3
damage and all healing powers (such as Mother's Touch) are at +1 difficulty to treat the wound.

Undisputed Ruler (Silver Fang Rank 3)


This Gift allows a Garou to take over the leadership of a small gathering of humans (whether a
paramilitary group of town council) or a group of spirits for a period of up to 6 months. During this
time, the targeted group accepts the Garou as their leader, rendering her the honor, respect and
obedience due her position. The group demonstrates a high degree of loyalty, obeying the Garou's
instructions in a manner approrpriate to her position (as orders if they are paramilitary, or as legally
binding decisions if the position is akin to that of a town mayor, for instance). If the Garou uses this
Gift in the Umbra, the targetted group of spirits will follow the Garou's commands as if she were a
greater spirit such as an Incarna. This Gift lasts anywhere from a week to six months.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Leadership (difficulty of the highest
Willpower in the target group). The Gift lasts for a period of time as follows.
Success Duration

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One One week


Two One month
Three Two months
Four Four months
Five Six months
This Gift is only successful against mortals and spirits of no greater than Jaggling status, although
"borderline" supernaturals such as ghouls and Kin are susceptible.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Wrath of Gaia (Silver Fang Rank 3)


The Garou is revealed by his foes as that which Gaia intended him to be: Her Chosen Warrior. Wyrm
beasts will flee in fear unless they can master their instinctual terror of Gaia's Defender. This Gift is
taught by an avatar of Gaia Herself.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and rolls Charisma + Intimidation (difficulty 6). All agents
or minions of the Wyrm (including Kindred with Humanity scores less than 7) in the vicinity must
make Willpower rolls (difficulty 7). If a Wyrm creature does not match or exceed the Garou's
successes, it will flee in terror for the duration of the scene.

Command the Heart of Rage (Silver Fang Rank 4)


The Silver Fang can reach into the heart of another Garou and stifle her opponent's Rage. Even a
frenzied Garou must obey the Fang's command. An avatar of Falcon teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Willpower point and selects a target. The Fang and the victim make
resisted Willpower rolls. If the Silver Fang wins, she can dictate when and how much Rage the victim
spends. This Gift works on frenzied Garou as well.
Taught by: avatar of Falcon
Book: Wild West Companion

Crescent Moon Fata (Silver Fang Rank 4 - Moon Lodge, Theurge)


Garou with this Gift can examine the tapestry of fate itself, carefully discerning individual threads to
learn something of an object's past or destiny.
System: To learn this Gift, a Garou must best a potent spider or firefly Jaggling of Moira (a moon
incarna). The challenge is usually a contest of arcane game-craft (Wits + Occult or Enigmas; difficulty
9; 7 for Theurges). If the roll is botched, the Jaggling becomes offended and leaves, stealing three
temporary Gnosis in the process. The player must make a Perception + Enigmas roll (difficulty 5) and
spend a point of Gnosis to activate this Gift. The Garou sees one "thread" per success. The Storyteller
should be inventive, though somewhat cryptic, in relating visions of fate. The Garou may see the fate of
a given person, place or thing. (A Garou with four successes could apply one thread to four separate
targets, or all four threads to one target). The Garou may see into the past or future (character's choice);
to see into both, two threads must be applied to the same target. A thread grows indistinct the further it
stretches into the past or future. How far the Garou sees depends on how many successes are applied in
either direction. One success allows him to see several hours into the past or a few minutes into the
future. Five successes applied in a single direction may allow the Garou to see several days into the
future or hundreds or years into the past.

Enthronement (Silver Fang Rank 4)


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shaping the air around him with his hands, the Garou may form a solid block of matter to serve as a
chair, create a bowl or cup for holding liquid or construct some other useful item. Alternatively, the
Garou can form small, stone-sized balls of air to use as hurled weapons against his enemies. The items
last until the Garou disperses them.
System: The player simply rolls Dexterity + Repair (difficulty 7). The character may form one small
item of solidified air for each success, or use two or more successes to shape a larger item (such as a
throne-like seat). "Air-stones" used as weapons do the character's Strength + 1 normal damage, and
dissipate upon contact with their target (or any other solid substance). In addition, the victim must
make a Stamina roll (difficulty 8) to remain on her feet when the "air-stone" discharges its mass. If she
fails the Stamina roll, the victim is stunned for the remainder of the round and can take no action.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Ignore Death Blow (Silver Fang Rank 4)


Tales say that the first Silver Fang died and was reborn; since that time, the Fangs have passed down
this Gift. A Fang with this Gift can choose to ignore what would be a killing blow. This Gift is taught
by a Lion spirit.
System: Once per scene, the Fang can spend a Willpower point and ignore all damage from a single
attack. The damage simply does not occur; no special handicaps take effect, either.
Alternative Versions
From: PG3e (Silver Fang Rank 5)
The Fangs claim they rule by divine right, and after seeing this Gift in action, few garou disagree.
The Silver Fang simple ignores a blow that would otherwise kill him. Seeing a blade swung with
perfect accuracy toward someone's neck and watching it fail to sever the head is something few
Garou will forget - especially if they were swinging the sword. A lion-spirit or avatar of Falcon
teaches this Gift.
System: Once per scene, the Fang can spend a Willpower point and ignore all damage from a
single attack.

Mastery (Silver Fang Rank 4)


The Garou can command other Garou (including Wyrm-tainted Garou such as Black Spiral Dancers) to
do her bidding. This Gift is taught by a Falcon spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Charisma + Leadership (difficulty of the target's Wits + 3). The Garou can
cause the target to obey any non-suicidal command for one turn per success. This Gift works only
against Garou.

Mindblock (Silver Fang Rank 4)


The Garou possesses a powerful psychic shield, increasing the difficulty of all attempts to affect or
attack her mentally. This Gift is taught by a Falcon spirit.
System: All attempts to affect or attack the Garou mentally are made against a difficulty of 10. This
includes vampiric Domination and Presence.

Divine Regalia (Silver Fang Rank 5)


The Silver Fang girds himself in shimmering, mystical armor, and a terrible light plays about his
countenance. His very appearance causes even the boldest warriors to flee, but brings hope to the hearts
of his packmates.
This Gift is taught by an avatar of Falcon.
System: THe player spends one Rage and one Gnosis to invoke the armor; the effects last for a scene.
While the Gift is in effect, the Fang gains three extra soak dice, which can be used to soak even silver.
Anyone meeting the Silver Fang's eyes (for example, if attempting to Dominate the Fang) must make
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packmates are within line of sight of the Fang, they gain one extra die on all their dice pools, and two
bonus successes on all Willpower tests.
Divine Regalia cannot be invoked if the Garou is already wearing armor of any sort, whether mundane
mail or a Gift such as Luna's Armor.
Taught by: Falcon
Book: WWtDA

Grand Jesture (Silver Fang Rank 5)


By bestowing appropriate gifts on an individual or a group, the Garou increases her esteem and
reputation in the eyes of the recipients of her largesse. The targets of this Gift tend to listen favourably
to suggestions made by the Gift's user and to support her arguments or come to her aid in a battle of
words or weapons. This Gift lasts for an entire scene. When the effects of the Gift come to an end, the
individuals affected may still continue to regard the Garou with some residual respect depending on
their experiences while the Gift was active.
System: The player rolls Manipulation + Empathy (difficulty of the highest Willpower in the target
group). Each success allows her to affect one individual. While the Gift is in effect, all Gifts or Social
rolls involving persuasion are automatically successful against the affected individuals.
Taught by: Zarok
Book: RatH

Luna's Avenger (Silver Fang Rank 5)


The Garou can transform her entire body into purest silver. She becomes a nigh-unstoppable warrior.
This Gift is taught by a Lune.
System: The Garou concentrates for a turn and spends one Gnosis point. This Gift confers immunity to
silver, and all of the Garou's attacks gain benefits equivalent to those conferred by the Silver Claws Gift
(level three Ahroun). In addition, the Garou gains two extra Stamina levels, and an extra Ok Health
Level. The effect lasts for one scene.

New Moon Legerdemain (Silver Fang Rank 5 - Moon Lodge, Ragabash)


This no-moon Gift represents Luna's deepest mysteries. Garou who invoke this Gift attract and
command dozens of invisible, minor trickster spirits (strangelings, chimaera and Wyldlings). The
creatures dance maddeningly around the Garou in the Penumbra, protecting her from harm, but causing
consternation among those in the area. The spirits play tricks on everyone around them, saving their
most dangerous pranks for the Garou's enemies. However, the nature of this Gift only allows the spirits
to be summoned at night.
System: An avatar of Luna herself teaches this Gift, and learning it puts a Garou in Luna's service
forever. Only Garou who perform a great service in Gaia's name may learn this Gift. It costs a
permanent point of Gnosis to learn, and the spirits it attracts stay with the Garou until she dies.
Although the spirits generally like "their Garou", they do not always listen to her orders and may even
play minor pranks on her. (Furthermore, those who fail to keep their spirits in line may suffer penalties
to Social rolls.) Keeping one's spirits under control should be roleplayed, but should not interfere too
much with the game. The spirits are semidormant most of the time, playing only the occasional
halfhearted prank. They become genuinely active during a New Moon or when the Garou wishes it. To
awaken the spirits requires a Gnosis roll (difficulty 6), and the player must spend one Gnosis point. The
spirits awaken for one night per success. The Garou may also put them back to sleep until needed again
with the expenditure of another Gnosis point and with another roll (two successes are needed). When
activated, mischievous spirits beset all the Garou's enemies in a 25-foot radius, pinching and tripping
them. All rolls made by the Garou's enemies are at a +2 difficulty, and their Dice Pools are reduced by
two. The spirits can also steal one item from one enemy in a given battle, as long as that enemy is in the
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worth. The creatures may or may not show their treasures to their Garou, depending on how they regard
her. Some powerful creatures (Jagglings or Incarna) may temporarily disperse a Garou's spirits by
spending Gnosis. Otherwise, the spirits fade away completely during the day.

Paws of the Newborn Cub (Silver Fang Rank 5)


The Garou prevents a target from using any special or supernatural abilities. She is as a newborn cub,
with only mundane powers at her disposal. This Gift is taught by Falcon-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Gnosis (difficulty of the victim's Stamina + 3).
Each success removes all special abilities of the opponent (aggravated damage, claws, Gifts, vampiric
Blood Pool, mage Spheres, regenerative powers, special attacks) for one turn.

The Secret of Gaia (Silver Fang Rank 5)


When the Great White Wolf died to save Gaia, he learned her secrets. The nature of the actual "Secret
of Gaia" is obscure, but few question that the Silver Fangs have a deep and ancient connection with the
Earth Mother. This Gift is a powerful aspect of this relationship. The Garou who uses this Gift becomes
completely aware of her immediate vicinity in vivid detail. The Fang is aware of the area's topography,
wildlife and the local spirit population. The Silver Fang also becomes aware of Gaia's condition in the
area, but in a very general sense - Gaia is pained, feels trapped, whatever. An avatar of Gaia teaches
this Gift, but only to the worthy. Silver Fangs of any auspice may learn it, but it is most common
among Theurges and those of House Wise Heart.
System: The Secret of Gaia is a more powerful version of the Theurge Gifts: Spirit Speech and Pulse of
the Invisible. The player rolls Gnosis (difficulty 7) and spends one point of Gnosis to activate this Gift.
The Garou becomes preternaturally aware of a one-mile radius for each success, almost becoming part
of it. The Garou can automatically see into the Penumbra and all Perception rolls are at -3 difficulty.
Furthermore, all local non-Wyrm spirits are well-disposed toward the character, granting +2 on all
Social rolls involving them. Finally, one extra die is added to all Dice Pools (save those involving
combat) while the Garou is in the higher state bestowed by this Gift. The Gift's effects last one hour for
each point of permanent Gnosis the Garou possesses. If the player botches the roll, the character
becomes acutely aware of Gaia's agonies and succumbs to the most severe pangs of Harano for an
entire scene.

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Gifts for Stargazer


Tribe- Stargazer

Balance (Stargazer Rank 1)


The Garou is able to walk across any ledge, rope, etc no matter how thin or slippery. This Gift is taught
by Wind spirits.
System: No point expenditure or roll is required. Difficulties for climbing are reduced by 3.

Dreamchaser (Stargazer Rank 1)


The Stargazer can tap into the unconscious of a sleeping person and follow the course of his dreams.
Although she cannot participate, she recalls all of the dream and can view it objectively. A Dream-spirit
teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Gnosis point and must remain within "arm's reach" of the target (i.e.,
walls, partitions, furniture or other physical obstacles may come between user and target, but no more
distance than the length of the user's arm) for one night's sleep. If the sleeper dreams, the Garou can
experience the chaotic events as they unfold. What information she gleans from the vision is up to the
Storyteller.
Taught by: Dream-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Fearless (Stargazer Rank 1)


Whatever odds she may face, the Stargazer maintains an aura of complete serenity. Whether hanging
from a rock face 300 feet in the air or staring into the very maw of the Abyss, the Garou with this Gift
knows no fear. A spirit of Fear teaches this Gift.
System: By spending a Willpower point, the player automatically passes any fear-related tests for the
entire scene. This Gift also negates the power of other Gifts that cause fear, such as Cry of the killer, or
Howl of the Banshee.
Taught by: spirit of Fear
Book: Wild West Companion

Lambent Sight (Stargazer Rank 1)


This Gift allows the Garou the ability to see under circumstances where sight would normally be
impossible, such as in conditions of total darkness (inside a deep cave, for example) or if the Garou is
blindfolded. This Gift provides illumination for the Garou equivalent to that of a full Moon.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis; no roll is necessary. The effects of this Gift last for one
scene. This Gift cannot grant sight to one who is naturally blind.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Muladhara (Stargazer Rank 1 - Kundalini)


The base chakra is awakened and the energy stirs. The character can call upon this energy to help
himself root or centre for meditation, or summone energy to stave off fatique. This also includes the
Svadhisthana or sacral chakra, governing the sex organs.
System: The player must declare which effect he is trying to achieve before he rolls. He then rolls
Stamina + Rituals and spends one Gnosis point. Each sucess lowers the difficulty of any roll involving
meditation by one; or, when resisting frenzy, each success raises the difficulty of the roll by one -
although the character must perform no other action that turn or the next. In all cases, Stamina roll
difficulties related to fatigue are lowered by one for the rest of the scene.

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Sense Wyrm (Stargazer Rank 1)


The Garou can sense manifestations of the Wyrm in the nearby area. This Gift involves a mystical
sense, not a visual or olfactory image, although Garou using this Gift are likely to say, "This place
stinks of the Wyrm." This power requires active concentration. This Gift is taught by any spirit servant
of Gaia.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Occult. The difficulty for this Gift is based on the concentration
and strength of the Wyrm's influence (sensing a single formor in a room would have a difficulty of 6).
Vampires can be sensed using this Gift, but only those with Humanity scores lower than 7.

Disguise the True Form (Stargazer Rank 2)


The Stargazer can avoid revealing her true nature to other Gift users or supernaturals. Even in Crinos
form, the Garou registers as a normal human. An avatar of the Chimera teaches this Gift.
System: Any powers used to detect the Stargazer's true nature fail. The Stargazer appears to be a
perfectly normal human, despite her current form.
Taught by: avatar of the Chimera
Book: Wild West Companion

Harrying Wind (Stargazer Rank 2 - Kailindorani )


This Gift summons a Wind spirit to harass and bewilder an opponent during combat.
System: The player rolls Manipulation + Leadership. For one turn per success, the Kailindorani's
opponent has the difficulty of all his actions increased by 1. The effects of Harrying Wind are not
cumulative; using the Gift multiple times on the same opponent provides no extra advantage.

Inner Light (Stargazer Rank 2)


The Stargazer can step sideways into the Umbra using only his own inner light; he has no need of a
reflection of a bright light to guide him. This Gift is taught by an Epiphling of Truth.
System: The player must still roll Gnosis as usual, and the Stargazer can still be "caught". He may lead
packmates into the Umbra as per usual

Inner Strength (Stargazer Rank 2)


The Garou, after brief meditation, convert her inner anger into iron resolve. This Gift is taught by
Ancestor spirits of the Stargazers.
System: The Garou concentrates for five minutes and rolls Wits + Enigmas (difficulty 8). Each success
converts one point of Rage into Willpower.

Manipura (Stargazer Rank 2 - Kundalini)


The solar plexus chakra stirs, allowing the character access to powerful energy and strength which can
greatly aid Kailindo maneuvers.
System: The player rolls Stamina + Rituals. Each success adds one to the character's Strength for the
purpose of resisting grapples or initiating holds, but not for liftin gobjects or causing damage. This lasts
for one scene.

Moonpool of Sokhta (Stargazer Rank 2)


This Gift enables a Garou to transform clear, standing water into a pool which offers visions of possible
futures. Wilderness ponds, small mountain tarns, pools of clear rainwater or even basins filled with
water can serve as a conduit for the images. The scenes that appear within the pool depict what might
happen unless something occurs to change the course of events. The Garou must concentrate on the
event (or series of events) to get a sense of the outcome. The pool may reflect either literal or symbolic
images.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Enigmas (difficulty 7 for near future
events, difficulty 8 for more distanct occurences). Each success causes one vision of the future to

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appear in the pool. The Storyteller should determine the clarity and accuracy of the visions. No
successes indicate a failure of the Gift, while a botch produces false visions or an extremely chaotic
jumble of meaningless images.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Reason (Stargazer Rank 2)


Using gestures to her chakras, as Klaital did, the Stargazer can resist wordly, mental and spiritual
temptations, including corruption. This Gift is taught by an Earth-spirit.
System: The player rolls Wits + Rituals and spends one Gnosis point. Each success raises others'
difficulties to ensorcel or supernaturally coerce the character bye one. For instance, a vampire trying to
Dominate the Garou would find it harder to succeed. Against non-supernatural coercion, this Gift
automatically succeeds. This, mundane con artists and temptresses have no power over the Stargazer.

Surface Attunement (Stargazer Rank 2)


The Garou may attune herself to the surrounding environment, thereby gaining the ability to walk at
normal speed across such surfaces as mud, water, snow and quicksand without falling through or
leaving tracks. This Gift is taught by the spirits of small animals (rabbits, sparrows, mice) animals
usually overlooked by the other Garou, but honoured by the Stargazers.
System: The Garou concentrates for a turn and rolls Dexterity + Athletics (difficulty 6).

Anahata (Stargazer Rank 3 - Kundalini)


The heart center stirs, opening the Garou up to normally unseen perceptions concerning others. She can
sense what they are feeling and know the best way to make them listen to her (although they cannot be
coerced into acting against their wills).
System: The players rolls Charisma + Empathy and spends one Gnosis point. For the rest of the scene,
the Stargazer can sense the surface emotions (anger, frustration, joy, etc) or those who directly interact
with her. After three or more turns of interacting with that person, the player may make a Perception +
Empathy eoll; each success lowers difficulties on any rolls to sway that person, and he will be
especially receptive to wisdom or advice from the Stargazer. The Stargazer can also attempt to avert
any angry action against herself in such ways.

Clarity (Stargazer Rank 3)


The Garou is able to see through fog, pitch darkness and even recognise illusions or invisibility. The
Gift is taught by a Wind spirit.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 7). If the Stargazer attempts to see through
someone else's illusion, the number of successes must match or beat that which were achieved when
establishing the illusion.

Conundrum (Stargazer Rank 3)


A Stargazer with this Gift can introduce an unsolvable problem into a victim's mind. Depending on the
effectiveness, the target could be completely immobilised by her new, fascinating train of thought. The
effect varies with every individual, but it usually derives from the target's personality: A computer
hacking Glass Walker might try to discover the last digit of pi, while a Bone Gnawer might try to
reason why, indeed, did the chicken cross the road. An avatar of the Chimera teaches this Gift, but the
Garou must first solve her instructor's puzzle.
System: The Stargazer rolls her Manipulation + Subterfuge (difficulty of the opponents Wits +
Enigmas). The number of successes indicates the complexity of the problem and the extent to which the
target is distracted. Each success also subtracts one die from the target's Dice Pools for an equal
number of rounds. Each Willpower point the target spends reduces the effectiveness of this Gift by 1.

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Conundrum (Stargazer Rank 3)


The character can cut through any falsity, illusion or bullshit with a few choice words. The words
cannot be profane and must come in the form of a short haiku poem or koan. This Gift is taught by a
Crow spirit or a Chimerling.
System: The player rolls Wits + Expression and spends one Gnosis point. Any illusion designed to foll
others is revealed as such - even Bastet Den-Realms can be discovered with this Gift. In addition,
anyone trying to lie at that moment is revealed as a liar - his words instead speak his true intent.

Gathering Storm (Stargazer Rank 3 - Kailindorani)


This Gift summons a group of Wind spirits that engulf one opponent in a cyclone, buffeting her with
debris and hurling her aside.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Primal Urge. The opponent is
thrown two yards for each success scored and also loses one Health Level per success. The opponent
may soak this damage normally.

Merciful Blow (Stargazer Rank 3)


The Garou can subdue a for in combat without harming him. This Gift is taught by a Mongoose spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point, attuning himself to the body of his foe. If his next blow
(hand or weapon) strikes and does damage before a soak is rolled, the Garou may then roll Perception +
Medicine (difficulty of the opponents Wits + Dodge). One or two successes on this roll cause the
opponent to keep over helpless for the next turn; three or more paralyse the foe for the entire scene.

Moonriver (Stargazer Rank 3)


By using this Gift, the Garou may swiftly travel across the surface of a body of water which reflects the
moonlight. She can follow a river or cross a lake so long as she follows the "trail" of the moon's light. If
the light becomes obscured at any point (such as when a cloud passes across the moon), the effects of
the Gift end and the Garou may have to swim or wade to shore.
System: The players rolls Dexterity + Occult. Only one success is needed for the character to gain the
ability to travel the "moonriver". The Garou travels across the water with supernatural speed, typically
three times her normal movement rate. No successes on the roll indicates that the moon is either not
visible or does not shine over a body of water in the character's vicinity. A botch allows the character to
get midway through her journey before the moon's light fails, thus stranding the character in
mid-stream.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Walk the Web (Stargazer Rank 3)


The Stargazer can walk through Weaver Realms without attracting attention. Pattern spiders will ignore
her and go about their business. The Garou must chant a mantra through sub-vocalisation. However, if
the Stargazer takes direct action against any Weaver minions, the effect of the Gift is canceled and the
spiders will come. This Gift is taught by various Enigmatics.
System: No expenditure is necessary, however while the Stargazer is chanting the mantra, they are at a
-2 dice penalty to all actions, reflecting the concentration needed to maintain the effect.

Whispering Wind (Stargazer Rank 3 - Kailindorani )


This Gift allows the Kailindo practitioner to know what his opponent's next combat maneuver will be.
The spirits of the wind whisper the opponent's attack plan to the Garou.
System: The player must roll Perception + Kailindo, difficulty equal to his opponent's combat skill
(Brawl, Melee, Kailindo, etc) + 4, and spends a Gnosis point. The Kailindorani receives a -1 to his
difficulty to attack his opponent next action (in addition to any other modifiers). The Gift user also
automatically gains as many successes to his initiative roll as her gained on his roll.

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Avoid Fate (Stargazer Rank 4)


With this Gift, the Stargazer can dodge the wheels of fate for the moment. Through a preternatural
connection between herself and the universe, she avoids certain disaster. A cat spirit teaches this Gift to
Garou.
System: Once per scene, the player can spend a Gnosis point to reroll any failed roll.

Imaginal Mantra (Stargazer Rank 4)


The Stargazer can chant a mantra to banish Banality from the area and awaken Glamour. During the
chanting, he must imagine the area is being inherently magical, seeing the rocks, stones and buildings
as living things - he must pretend to dream while awake. This Gift is taught by a Chimerling.
System: The player rolls Wits + Rituals and spends one Gnosis point. If successful, any Banality is
banished for one scene. In addition, any fae are revealed in their true forms.

Mooncat (Stargazer Rank 4)


This Gift allows the Garou to assume form of a small white cat (one of Sokhta's favoured animals).
THis ability can prove useful for getting into small places (or escaping from such) and remaining
hidden. The Garou has the senses of a cat for the duration of the Gift, including good night sight, the
ability to absorb information through her whiskers and extreme flexibility of movement - however, she
also retains the power of a full-fledged Garou, and is much more dangerous than she looks. Anyone
studying the cat closely can tell that it is not a normal feline because the cat's eyes always reflect the
current phase of the moon regardless of the surrounding light sources.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Dexterity + Animal Ken (difficulty 7). Each
success allows the character to remain in cat form for one scene, although she can end the gift at any
time before the duration runs out. While in cat form, the Garou retains her Lupus-form Attributes, may
soak silver as if it were ordinary damage (although silver damage is still aggravated), and can inflict
aggravated damage with claw and bite attacks as usual. No successes means that the Gift fails, while a
botch results in a transformation into a misshapen creature somewhere between a cat and a wolf. The
character may choose to end the Gift immediately if this happens.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Preternatural Awareness (Stargazer Rank 4)


The Garou attunes all her senses to her surroundings, thereby becoming preternaturally aware of her
opponent's doings and allowing her to anticipate them somewhat. This Gift is taught by a Wind spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Perception + Dodge (difficulty 7). All opponent's
Dice Pools to hit the Garou are reduced by a number of dice equal to the number of successes. This
applies even if the Garou cannot see the attack coming. The effect lasts for one scene.

Ultimate Argument of Logic (Stargazer Rank 4)


Those who speak with the Garou leave convinced of some fact might otherwise have disbelieved. If
successful, the Garou can cause the target to believe implicitly in one aspect of existence (true or false)
- from the "fact" that the sun revolves around the Earth to the "truism" that the wolf's inherent nature is
that of the pawn. This Gift is taught by a Coyote-spirit.
System: The Garou needs three successes on a Manipulation + Performance roll (difficulty of the
target's Wits + Enigmas).

Visuddha (Stargazer Rank 4 - Kundalini)


The throat chakra stirs, allowing the character immense control over his voice and breath. He can halt
others with a bellow or command them to heed his words.
System: The players rolls Manipulation + Expression and spends one Gnosis point. For the next scene,
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difficulty on any roll to command others, and he may even ask them to act in ways contrary to their
nature (although not acts which will directly harm them). In addition, he may issue a resounding Ki-ai
at anytime, a bellow meant to scare opponents and give the Stargazer the initiative in combat. Roll
Stamina + Expression; each success lowers an opponent's initiative and attack Dice Pools by one die
for three turns. The ki-ai does not require a separate action; chracters do not have to split their Dice
Pools to issue one in the same turn in which they attack. A Ki-ai may be effective against a single
opponent only once per scene.

Astral Mind (Stargazer Rank 5 - World Tree)


The Garou with this Gift can project his consciousness from his body and into the higher Realms of the
Umbra. From there, his mind can enter realms denied physical beings. Since Garou are physical in the
Umbra, they cannot usually enter these realms. New abilities and powers can sometimes be discovered
in these realms and many Stargazers go on sojourns for unique knowledge and understanding. The
Storyteller is encouraged to create new abilities that can be gained on such travels. These realms are
realms of thought, and many odd enigma spirits wait there to test trespassers with a riddle contest, a
mathematical problem or a philosophical dilemma. While the Garou's mind travels the Umbra, his body
sits in the physical world in the state it was left, and the Garou will appear to be in a coma. Finding
one's way back to one's body is not always easy.
System: The player must make an Intelligence + Occult roll at difficulty 9, and spend two Gnosis
points. Success means the mind is released to roam where it will. The number of successes determines
how far the Garou can go. One success and he can traverse the Near Umbra, with three successes he
can leave such everyday realms and travel deep into the Conceptual Umbra. To return to their body, the
Gift user must success in a Willpower roll at a difficulty of 5.

Atma (Stargazer Rank 5 - Kundalini)


The crown chakra stirs and the third eye opens. The Stargazer gains immense wisdom and occult
perception.
System: Rolls Wits + Enigmas and spend one Gnosis point. Each success lowers the difficulty of any
Enigmas roll by one and adds one to the character's Enigmas skill. This effect lasts for one scene In
addition, for the following scene, the character sees spirits interacting with the world, and knows if
Gifts or other supernatural powers (Discplines, Spheres, Cantrips, etc) are active in his sight.

Circular Attack (Stargazer Rank 5)


The Garou can battle multiple opponents, not only avoiding their attacks, but actually channeling them
into other foes (or causing a foe to strike himself if the Garou is fighting only one foe). This Gift is
taught by a Wind spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point and rolls Wits + Dodge (difficulty of the highest Wits
+ 3 amongst the opponents faced). The Garou must be in melee combat, or must be attacked in a
firefight by two or more foes. Each success enables the Garou to avoid and redirect one attack.
Example: if the Garou had a Wits of 4, a Dodge of 4 and was fighting 6 foes, each with a Wits of 2, the
Garou would roll 8 dice against a difficulty of 5. If he rolled four successes, he would avoid four
attackers who would all roll to hit each other or another of the Garou's foes. Two of the foes would
strike normally, but could still be dodged by the Garou.

Cognitive Dissonance (Stargazer Rank 5)


The Stargazer uses controlled cognitive dissonance to temporarily confuse Paradox and banish it. With
riddles and conundrums posed to the thin air, the Stargazer thus confuses the Weaver, who halts her
spinning as she tries to solve the riddle. This Gift is taught by Chimera herself.
System: The player rolls Wits + Enigmas and spends one Gnosis point. If successful, a particular
manifestation of Paradox is cancelled. In addition, the Gauntlet of the area drops for the rest of the
scene by one point for each success gained. This is an immensely powerful Gift when put to use for a

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mage; however, Stargazers usually let mages learn from their own mistakes, intervening only if the
Paradox threatens someone other than the unwise willworker.

Directing the Soul (Stargazer Rank 5)


Stargazers with this Gift can redirect the effects of their Rage and Gnosis. By attaining this higher
control over their inner selves, the influence the world around them in their favour. This Gift is taught
by an Enigmatic spirit.
System: After learning this Gift, the Stargazer can spend her Rage or Gnosis, instead of Willpower, to
receive one automatic success on a roll.

Moon Dream (Stargazer Rank 5)


The Garou petitions Sokhta to grant her a prophetic dream before she falls asleep beneath the light of
the moon. She then enters a state of lucid dreaming in which she explores some potential future. THe
Garou may interact with the creatures and situations she encounters in the dream and, thus, learn the
possible effects of certain actions upon the subject of the dream. The Garou may replay the dream
several times in order to test various actions and their consequences until she awakens from the dream,
eight hours late. Once the Garou has entered her Moon Dream, she may not be awakened until the full
eight hours has passed.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Enigmas. The number of successes
indicates the degree of control the character has over her part in the dream. The Storyteller may either
take the player aside to run the dream privately or else create a scene that involves the entire troupe
(particularly if the subject of the dream also involes the character's park mates). The dream should give
a reasonably accurate picture of the next two or three scenes so that the character may experiment with
ways of handling the future, or, perhaps, changing it. No successses means that the character receives
no dream while a botch gives the character an eight-hour long nightmre which she cannot remember
but which results in a -1 penalty to all rolls involving Alertness.
Taught by: Sokhta
Book: RatH

Wisdom of the Seer (Stargazer Rank 5)


By gazing into the night sky for an hour, the Stargazer can ask a question and have it answered. This
Gift is taught by a Chimerling.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Intelligence + Enigmas (difficulty 7). If
successful, the Garou can answer any one question (ie: ask the Storyteller). The clarity of the
information and it is rare to gain a complete and straightforward answer.

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Gifts for Uktenna


Tribe- Uktenna

Fast Track (Uktenna Rank 1 - Scouts)


This Gift strengthens the Garou's stamina and allows her to travel much more quickly than would be
normally possible. Using the Gift allows the Garou to determine the path of least resistance, so she can
move from one place to another with great speed and less interference. While not a replacement for a
Moon Bridge, Fast Track lets the Garou continue traveling long past the time she would normally
become exhausted. She can effectively make a forced march that covers three times the distance she
would normally cover in the same amount of time and arrive no more tired than usual. This Gift is
taught by a Bear spirit.
System: The player must roll Stamina + Athletics (difficulty 7) and spend a point of Gnosis. A single
success allows the Garou to make a forced quick-march by trotting at a ground-covering pace that does
not exhaust her. This Gift is not meant to make the Garou a speed-demon, and cannot be used to escape
pursuit or pursue fleeing foes by running faster. It can be used for those purposes if it is a matter of
outlasting pursuers or pursued.

Sense Magic (Uktenna Rank 1)


The Garou is able to sense Garou rituals and Gifts, the Thaumaturgy of the Tremere, the Spheres of the
mages, fetishes and other magical phenomena. This Gift senses the presence of magic and its general
strength; it reveals only basic information about the magic itself. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant
of Uktena.
System: The Garou rolls Perception + Enigmas. The difficulty is based on the strength and subtlety of
the magic. The radius is 10 foot for each success.

Sense Secrets (Uktenna Rank 1)


(I can't be bothered changing the text for Uktena).
Centuries of association with the fae people have taught the Fianna the nature of secrets. Things
deliberately hidden, whether obscured by brush or dropped down a mineshaft, make their presence
known to the Fiann. The Gift gives no indication as to the nature of a secret, only to its existence. A
Squirrel-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 8). Every success improves the Fianna's
sensitivity. One success detects cursory or slipshod concealment, such as tumbleweeds pulled across a
cave's mouth; five successes detect the presence of the most painstaking obscurement, including hidden
passsageways and the like.
Taught by: Squirrel-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Shroud (Uktenna Rank 1)


The Garou can create a patch of inky black darkness. This Gift is taught by a spirit of Night.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Gnosis against a difficulty from 3 to 9,
depending on the current conditions. For each success, a 10' by 10' area within the Garou's sight is
covered in pitch-black darkness.

Uncloak the Hidden (Uktenna Rank 1)


By concentrating on a person, object or area, the Garou can determine whether or not her target is
hiding anything. The Garou can spot disguises, concealed weapons and wires; determine if a room
contains trapdoors, hidden cameras, microphones and wire taps; or if someone lurks in a hidden

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passage. The Gift does not, however, allow the Garou to seek beneath the disguise, determine the
nature of a concealed weapon or tell what lies within a hidden wall safe - this trick reveals only that a
deception is present. The Garou must concentrate on the target in order to invoke this Gift.
System: The player rolls Perception + Investigation (difficulty 8). Extra successes might reveal more
facts about the subject, if multiple secrets exist to be sought out. The Storyteller should inform the
player of her characters' knowledge in general terms ("That man has some sort of disguise"; "The floor
contains a hollow beneath the floorboards").
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Breath of the Dragon (Uktenna Rank 2)


By invoking this Gift, a Garou can draw in the life-giving essence of Gaia in the surrounding area and
concentrate it within their body for a few moments. While they hold their breath, the werewolf is
capable of feats of stamina and will beyond even a Garou's normal abilities. At the end of this time, the
escaping lungfull of breath steams and curls as if it were a frosty morning.
System: The character spends an action filling their lungs with air, concentrating on drawing in
strength from their surrounds. The player rolls Stamina (as determined by their current form) against a
difficulty of 8 - for each success rolled the character is treated as having an extra two dice in any
Stamina and Willpower rolls for a turn.
When the Gift's effect ends, the user is at -1 to all Stamina rolls for two full turns - they have burned up
some of their reserves faster than they should, and consequently are briefly weakened. The Gift can be
reinvoked after one turn, and the negative effects are banished while the new invocation is in effect, but
at the end of the second use of the Gift, the user is at -2 to all Stamina rolls for 4 turns - each invocation
doubles the negative repercussions of the Gift's use. If the character is reduced to 0 stamina dice pool,
they may, at the ST's discretion, pass out.
Taught by: Dragon spirits
Book: Damien

Coils of the Serpent (Uktenna Rank 2)


The Garou may summon serpentine ropes of darkness, mist or fog to grasp enemies and render them
immobile. Each coil is four feet long and has the Strength, Dexterity and Brawl ratings as the Garou
who summons it. A Snake-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls Dexterity + Occult (difficulty 7). Each success beings forth one one coil from
the prevailing element (darkness, shadow, mist, fog, dust). The Garou must direct the coils' attacks if
she wishes to target multiple opponents; otherwise, the coils focus on the person or creature closest to
their manifestation. The coils may only grasp to immobilise; they aren't capable of greater
manipulation.

Fetish Fetch (Uktenna Rank 2)


The Uktena need not carry her fetishes with her at all. She may draw them from a hidden cache
whenever she needs them, no matter the distance. A Packrat-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The first part of the Gift involves creating the secret hiding spot for the fetishes. The player
spends one Gnosis and buries or covers her items. Once this ritual is complete, she needs to spend a
Gnosis point to summon any or all of her fetishes. The fetish appears in her hand as if from thin air.
Just one hiding spot can exist at any one time, but the Uktena can create a new spot at any time.
Taught by: Packrat-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Medicine Dreams (Uktenna Rank 2)


When the humans began hunting animals, the animals retaliated by sending disease amongst the
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and herb-spirits came to medicine men in dreams to tell them how to heal the sick. Wise Uktena still
know that medicine comes from these spirits in dreams, and this Gift allows them to call forth the herbs
for wisdom. It is taught by the spirit of an aloe plant.
System: This Gift is used when an Uktena is attempting to heal someone seriously ill. Before the
Uktena goes to sleep, the player spends one point of Gnosis and rolls Charisma + Occult, difficulty 8. If
the roll is successful, then the Uktena will awaken with new insights in how to heal the sick person.
Each success on the Occult roll adds one dice to any Medicine rolls for that day. Should this grant the
Uktena more than ten dice on his Medicine dice pool, he may even attempt to cure incurable illnesses
such as terminal cancer or HIV/AIDS. To do so, six or more successes are needed on appropriate
Medicine rolls.
Taught by: Aloe plant
Book: PG3e

Natural Camouflage (Uktenna Rank 2)


By crouching down and remaining still in a natural environment (woods, desert, swamp), the Garou
may appear as part of the landscape. Unless someone is actively searching for the Garou, she will be
dismissed as a hummock, tree stump or some other natural feature. This Gift is taught by a taught by a
Chameleon spirit.
System: The Garou merely needs to hunker down and think of blending in. Unlike the Ragabash Gift:
Blissful Ignorance, the Garou does not actually become invisible, but becomes like an unnoticeable
feature of the landscape. Someone searching for the Garou must roll Perception + Alertness (difficulty
9) to see through the camouflage. The Garou may spend a Gnosis point to negate being seen in this
fashion. If mostly unobserved (ie: the searcher may be scanning the area but has his back to the Garou,
only occasionally turning her direction), the Garou may remain camouflaged while moving slowly
toward or away from the searcher, stopping whenever the searcher looks her way. Even slow movement
while the searcher is looking in the Garou's direction will break the illusion, however.

Shadow of the Ebon Whisperer (Uktenna Rank 2)


This Gift makes the Garou as insubstantial as a shadow and as hard to see. The physical form of the
Garou fades to a murky, dark shape that can slither and flow almost anywhere. Although others can use
certain Gifts to spot the "shadow" werewolf, anyone wishing to do so must first have a reason to
suspect the presence of the Gift's user. This Gift does not function in bright daylight or in places where
no shadows exists - such as a brightly lit room (or a room in total darkness, for that matter).
System: The player spends a point of Willpower and rolls Appearance + Occult (difficulty as assigned
by the Storyteller depending on the surroundings). Each success allows the character to assume the
shadow-form for one scene (or one combat round); even one success can give the character the
advantage of surprise in a battle.
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Spirit of the Bird (Uktenna Rank 2)


The Garou may hover and float in the air. This Gift is taught by any Bird-spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point. He may move at 20 mph, and the duration is one hour.
Maneuvering requires a roll of Dexterity + Occult, and the difficulties of all complex actions, such as
combat, are increased by two.

Spirit of the Fish (Uktenna Rank 2)


The Garou may breathe underwater and swim as fast as he can run in Hispo form. This Gift is taught by
any Fish spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Stamina + Animal Ken (difficulty 6). The effect
lasts for one hour per success.

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Uktena's Freezing Stare (Uktenna Rank 2)


Like a snake mesmerising its prey, the Uktena can paralyse a foe merely by staring into its eyes. This
Gift is taught by an avatar of Uktena.
System: The Garou must meet the eyes of whoever she wishes to paralyse, then her player rolls
Manipulation + Intimidation (difficulty of the opponent's Willpower). The paralysis lasts one scene or
until the foe is physically or magically attacked.

Umbral Compass (Uktenna Rank 2 - Sky Dancer Camp)


This Gift helps the Garou cross the Gauntlet and traverse the Umbra more easily. Once in the Umbra,
the Gift helps the Garou orient herself so she has less chance of becoming lost or confused as to where
she is. Further, it seems to urge the Garou toward a direction she needs to travel. Thus, if something
terrible is happening in the Umbra, use of this Gift will point the Garou right toward it. This could be a
good thing or very inconvenient and potentially deadly, depending on the Garou's point of view and her
ability to talk or fight her way out of difficult situations. This Gift is taught by a Bird spirit.
System: The player rolls Perception + Survival (difficulty 7). A single success allows the Garou to
lower the difficulty of crossing the Gauntlet by one and to find her way through the Umbra with little
difficulty. If she then needs guidance while in the Umbra, she may roll her Gnosis (difficulty 6) to find
her way. Should the Garou using Umbral Compass botch her roll to cross through the Gauntlet, she is
allowed to make a single Gnosis roll (difficulty 8) to escape the effects of the botch. Failure on this roll
means the botch takes effect as normal, while a botched means the caught Garou is difficult for others
to find and free.

Ancestral Recall (Uktenna Rank 3 - Earth Guide Camp)


By accustoming themselves to a particular area or tribal group, the Earth Guides can "recall" pertinent
information about tribal practices or traditions that may have been lost over time. This might uncover
hidden lore of the tribe or simply reveal everyday information not generally known by outsiders. The
Gift is taught by an Uktena Ancestor spirit. The Garou using this Gift need not have Past Life.
System: The Garou must have spent at least 24 hours in the presence of those whose tribal memories
she is trying to access. The player then rolls Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 7). The number of
successes determines the strength and obscurity of the information available. If the Garou can access
hidden or forgotten lore, the player must spend a point of Gnosis to learn it.

Banish Totem (Uktenna Rank 3)


By speaking words of forbiddance, the Uktena can bar pack or personal totems from giving their
children aid. Doing so also disrupts the spiritual rapport between packmates, making it difficulty for
them to execute pack tactics or work in concert. An ancestor spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The Uktena must concentrate for a full turn, and he must know which totem his victim's
follow. The player spends a Gnosis point and a Willpower point and he rolls Gnosis at a difficulty of
the pack's combined Totem scores (max 10). If successful, the pack members lose all Traits associated
with their totem, and they cannot use pack tactics or act in concert for the remainder of the scene.If the
Uktena is rendered unconscious or killed, the Gift is cancelled.
Taught by: Ancestor spirits
Book: WW3e

Call Flame Spirit (Uktenna Rank 3)


The Garou may summon a spirit of fire to perform one task for her. She must have a fire source for this
Gift, even if it is only a cigarette lighter. The fire spirit will ignite flammable objects or hurl itself at her
foe, blasting it in a great explosion as it departs the material world. This Gift is taught by a fire
elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Occult (difficulty 8). A spirit's
explosion inflicts two dice of aggravated damage plus another dice for each success rolled. A botch on

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the summoning roll calls a hostile spirit.

Hidden Heart (Uktenna Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to take a dangerous piece of knowledge she possesses and lock it away in
her mind so that it becomes inaccessible without a key. The concealed information cannot be taken
from her through mental powers or coercion; she can neither access the information nor remember that
she has something hidden away in her mind. Until someone speaks the trigger word, performs the
appropriate jesture or enacts the conditions set forth in the activation of the Gift, the Garou remains
blissfully unaware of the information she has hidden from everyone - including herself.
System: Before using this Gift, the Garou must set the conditions which will cause the information to
become available to her. This information should be given a trusted ally - after all, the Garou herself
won't even remember that she has a key word, much less a secret. After describing the trigger, the
player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls the character's Willpower (difficulty 8). Only one success is
necessary for the Gift to take effect. The effect of the Gift lasts until the hidden information is
triggered.
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Invisibility (Uktenna Rank 3)


This Gift makes the Garou invisible to sight and difficult to hear or smell. When employing this Gift,
the Garou must concentrate on its use at all times; the Garou may not move any faster than half speed,
nor may he do anything that would distract her. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant of Uktena.
System: The Garou concentrates for a turn and spends a Gnosis point. He then rolls his Intelligence +
Occult against a difficulty set by the Storyteller (based on conditions). The number of successes must
be recorded; anyone who attempts to see through the invisibility must roll more successes on a
Perception + Alertness roll than the Garou rolled when invoking this Gift.

Scrying (Uktenna Rank 3)


By starting into a mirror or other reflective surface, the Uktena can witness distant events or spy on
rivals. She can follow a comrade's progress into a dangerous ambush or sneak a peak into a Tremere
chantry house. Other supernaturals, especially ones with similar abilities, may have defenses against
this Gift, which is taught by a Fly-spirit.
System: After spending one Gnosis point, the player must roll Perception + Occult (difficulty 7). The
difficulty increases to 10 if the Garou does not possess an item owned by the target or something taken
from the chosen area. The Uktena can see everything as if she was the proverbial fly on the wall.
Taught by: Fly-spirit.

Secrets (Uktenna Rank 3)


Uktena are said to possess more hidden knowledge than any other tribe. This Gift may be one reason it
is so. With Secrets, an Uktena can have one specific questions answered by touching somebody who
knows the answer. The answer to any question - such as "Where is the vampire;s lair?" - leaps into the
Garou's mind if, in fact, the target knows the answer in the first place. A Dream-spirit can teach this
Gift after being caught.
System: After formulating a mental question, the Garou must touch the target. She must also roll
Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 8) and spend one Gnosis point. The deeper the secret, the more
successes are required. Learning a target's favourite colour requires only one success, whereas
uncovering his secret lair might be four or more. If the target is aware of the mental intrusion, she may
resist with a Willpower roll (difficulty 8).

Sing Down the Rain (Uktenna Rank 3)


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ground, or, adversely, to cause flooding or mudslides. This Gift is taught by a Frog spirit.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Occult (difficulty 7). The number of
successes indicates the amount of rainfall summoned. One success calls down a light drizzle; three
successes results in a full rain shower. For or more successes causes a torrential rain to fall. The effect
lasts for one scene, although the Garou may extend the duration by continuing to spend Gnosis.
Depending on the affected terrain and the Garou's intent, this Gift can cleanse a piece of ground
ravaged by acid rain, return moisture to a parched field or cause rivers to overflow their banks.

Strength of the Guardian (Uktenna Rank 3 - Bane Tender)


This Gift provides Bane Tenders with extra power when attempting to bind or destroy a Bane (or other
troublesome spirit) or keep it locked within its bindings. This is usually used against a Bane that the
Garou is responsible for overseeing. Occasionally, another Bane Tender will be overcome, and the
Garou must use this to regain control over the loosed Bane. Even more rare are those instances when a
Garou is asked to locate and bind a particular Bane. This Gift is never used simply to overcome a Bane
met by chance - it is too costly. The Gift is taught by a Wolf-spirit.
System: The player rolls Gnosis (difficulty 6). Each success allows her to boost a chosen Attribute by
one point - even if goes beyond normal maximum. When used, the Garou decides whether she wishes
to increase her Strength, Stamina, Charisma, Manipulation and/or Willpower to aid her in the battle.
Thus a Garou who gets five successes might raise her Willpower by 2, her Charisma by 1 and her
Strength by 2. The cost of this over-exertion is a conmeasurate exhaustion. When the Gift comes to an
end, the Garou loses an equal number of points from the Attributes and Willpower raised as she gained.
This loss remains for 24 hours. Raising one's Attributes beyond their normal doubling is very
dangerous, for if they then fall below zero, the Garou dies unless immediately healed with Mother's
Touch.

Wyrm Whispers (Uktenna Rank 3)


Considered too dangerous by the other tribes, this Gift gives the Uktena insight into the thoughts of
Wyrm creatures. The Uktena can read even the most vile thoughts of Banes, if the Garou can hold her
stomach. A Dream-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player rolls her Perception + Enigmas (difficulty 8). With one success, she can detect
nearby sentient Wyrm creatures. For every additional success, she telepathically reads one complete
thought from the creature's mind. If she receives five or more successes, she must make a frenzy roll.
Regular use of this gift can cause Derangements or even Wyrm-taint.
Taught by: Dream-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Bare the Heart (Uktenna Rank 4 - Earth Guide Camp)


This Gift is only taught to those who join the Earth Guide camp and utilises the Uktena's noted
penchant for delving into the deepest secrets. The Earth Guides use this Gift to examine Bane Tenders
for signs of Wyrm-taint. Using the clear sight granted to him by this Gift, the Uktena can look beyond
outward manifestations, internal manipulations and even magical disguises that might mask
Wyrm-taint, corruption or evil intent and pierce straight to the heart of the truth. Thus, the Garou might
note that an otherwise normal-looking person is really a fomor or a Black Spiral Dancer by use of this
Gift. Garou using the Gift could also determine that someone is disguised (via cosmetic means or
magical change), but only if that person has evil intent (ie: intends to commit some evil - as defined by
the Garou's concept of evil - while so disguised. Thus, if a bank robbery was in the offing, the Garou
might not see through the mask unless he cares about that bank, but he would unmask someone
intending to clear-cut a virgin forest). This Gift is taught by an Incarna avatar.
System: The Garou using this Gift must spend at least one turn intently observing the person he wishes
to examine. While doing so, he attunes himself to the person's innermost core, the truth of the heart,
and spend two points of Gnosis. The player then rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty 6). Even one

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success uncovers a falsehood if one exists and the nature of the mask (cosmetic, magical, etc). Two
successes pinpoint how deeply the taint runs and the exact nature of the hidden heart (ie: the target is
Wyrm-corrupted, a Bane, a vampire, etc) while three successes allows the Garou to discover such a
creature's immediate intent (ie: what its plans are for the rest of the scene).

Call Elemental (Uktenna Rank 4)


The Garou is able to call one of the four classical elementals (air, earth, water, fire) of his choice to
him. This Gift is taught by an elemental spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Gnosis (difficulty of the area's Gauntlet) to
summon the elemental. He must then roll Manipulation + Occult (difficulty 7) to cause the elemental to
look favourably upon him. At the end of the scene, the elemental will return from whence it came.

Call Forth the Wyld (Uktenna Rank 4 - Wyld Children)


Using this Gift, a Garou can summon the Wyld in its raw essence to disrupt manifestations of the
Weaver. This energy must be concentrated to interfere with the working of machinery or technological
items to be effective. Unlike the Homid Gift: Jam Technology, Call Forth the Wyld permanently
disrupts the devices it affects. Barring costly repairs and replacements of fizzled parts, the item will
never work properly again. Not that items cease to function; they just work in an odd, and unforeseen
manner. Rather than merely creating a glitch, this Gift actually disrupts Weaver energy by
overpowering it with the chaos of the Wyld. Devices may function in reverse of normal (clocks run
backward, cars only drive in reverse, computers print out information upside down) or may function in
some totally random fashion (guns explode when used; missiles reprogram themselves to hit a random
target after initiating their own countdown and firing sequence; cars only function underwater).
Creative anarchy should reign. Obviously, this Gift can be highly dangerous - Wyld Chyldren use it
with glee and teach it to any one who asks who is not too tainted with Weaver or Wyrm energy.
System: The player must roll Manipulation + Repair (difficulty 6) and spend a Gnosis point to use the
Gift. One success is sufficient to discombobulate most small technological targets. Storytellers may
require more successes or higher difficulties to affect larger or more complex targets.

Curse of Corruption (Uktenna Rank 4 - Bane Tender)


This Gift allows a Bane Tender to take part of the taint from the Bane he is tending and infuse the one
cursed with it. This takes the form of some physical loss or mental instability that makes functioning
much more difficult; it may whither limbs, inflict the target with a permanent nausea,make her bones
brittle and likely to shatter or cause paralysis. It can also cause unstable personality quirks (foolish
risk-taking, being insulting to those of greater rank, refusing to obey orders or cooperate with one's
pack, complete unreasoning cowardice) or reduce the target to idiocy. Effects last for one full lunar
cycle from the time the curse is inflicted. This Gift is taught by an Incarna avatar.
System: The Garou must choose to afflict her target either mentally or physically. She then spends two
points of Gnosis and rolls Manipulation + Intimidation (versus a difficulty equal to her target's Gnosis).
One success inflicts a minor effect, or one that only functions sporadically, while more successes cause
more serious afflictions or ones that constantly affect the target throughout the length of the curse.
Storytellers should be creative, but fair, when assigning curses.

Hand of the Earth Lords (Uktenna Rank 4)


The Garou can telekinetically move substances weighing up to 500lbs. This Gift is taught by an earth
elemental and an air elemental.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Dexterity + Occult (difficulty 6). The effect lasts
one turn per success.

Point the Bone (Uktenna Rank 4)


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bone from a corpse herself, the Uktena can change it into a devastating weapon. A vulture spirit can
teach this Gift in exchange for a few scraps.
System: The player rolls Perception + Athletics (difficulty 7) and spends one Gnosis point. The number
of successes equals the number of aggravated Health Levels the attack causes to the target (this damage
can be soaked as normal). The bone shatters after one use, but any properly harvested bone will suffice.
Alternative Versions
From: PG3e (Uktenna Rank 4)
System: This Gift may also be used to inflict a delayed damage upon the victim. By spending an
additional Gnosis point, the damage may suddenly occur a number of days after the attack equal
to the successes rolled. This is most common when the Gift is used to execute an offender. Many
victims, certain of their own death, are reduced to simply walking aimlessly in this time.

Sideways Attack (Uktenna Rank 4)


The Uktena, ever delving into spirit matters, have learned the secrets of attacking Banes in the spirit
world without ever leaving the physical realm. The Uktena's arms seem to blur and vanish as she
strikes into the Umbra. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant of Uktena.
System: The werewolf must first use the Gift: Umbral Sight or some other method to locate their
opponent. She may then spend a Gnosis point to attack anything she sees in the Penumbra, including
spirits that are not materialised. She rolls her normal attack maneuver (Dexterity + Brawl). The attack
difficulty is two higher.

Spirit's Horse (Uktenna Rank 4)


This Gift allow a Garou to make her body a temporary vessel for an ancestral or legendary spirit for a
finite length of time determined during the activation of the Gift. It differs from the manifestations of
Past Life in that the host does not merely gain the Attributes, Abilities and memories of the inhabiting
spirit - she actually "becomes" the spirit for the Gift's duration. The Uktena usually combine this Gift
with the Rite of Invitation to the Ancestors (See below), and rarely practice it outside of moots or
council gatherings. Its intention is primarily to give honour to an ancestor by allowing her the ability to
experience fleshy pleasures and meet her tribal descendants. This Gift is taught by an Ancestor spirit.
System: The player rolls Charisma + Occult (difficulty 8) and spends a point of Gnosis while the Garou
calls on a spirit to "ride" her body. The Storyteller may chose to lower the difficulty for those Garou
who come from cultures whose spiritual beliefs incorporate the idea of being "ridden" by spirits. One or
two successes summons an Ancestor-spirit for a brief sojourn (a scene). Three or four successes allows
the Ancestor spirit to remain for a longer time (several scenes). Five successes allows such a complete
rapport between spirit and host that the spirit remains until politely asked to return to the Umbra. No
successes indicates that no ancestor head the summons or the called spirit refuses the invitation. A
botch means that either the spirit refuses to leave its host voluntarily or else that an angry or hostile
ancestor (perhaps from one of the Wyrmcomer tribes!) enters the host and must be placated before she
will depart. Note that a Garou need not possess the Past Life Background to use this Gift. The Garou
who uses this Gift must make a Willpower roll (difficulty 7) in order to remain aware of her
surroundings while her body hosts the ancestor. A failure in the roll indicates that the host's
consciousness has become dormant. The Storyteller may allow a player to attempt a second Willpower
roll (difficulty 8) to reawaken the character's awareness if the first roll fails. Other characters may
converse with the ancestor, thus benefiting form her advice and counsel. Once the spirit departs, the
host Garou makes a final Willpower roll (difficulty 7) to remember what happened while her body
served as the Spirit's Horse.

Strange Rain (Uktenna Rank 4)


The Garou can evoke a rain of something truly strange and unnatural; frogs, cockroaches, slugs, etc.
This can be extremely unnerving to enemies or even allies. This acts like the Bone Gnawer Gift: Infest
in every way.

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System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Manipulation + Animal Ken (difficulty 7). The
size of the horde is determined by the number of successes; one success will cause a certain amount of
bafflement from those affected, while five will attract tabloid reporter and crackpots from miles around
for years to come.

Whisper in the Dark (Uktenna Rank 4)


This Gift allows the Garou to determine a fact detrimental to an individual. The Garou may then use
that piece of knowledge against the target of the Gift, either by holding it over the victim's head or
making the information public.
System: The player rolls Perception + Empathy (difficulty 8). Each success enables her to grasp one
piece of heretofore-unknown information about the target of the Gift. Thus, a character can learn that
an individuall owes millions of dollars in gambling debts, hides a murder in his past or funds a
company that systematically pollutes the rivers in a particular state. Failure means that the character
learns nothing, while a botch provides the character with erroneous information leading to the
character's possible embarrassment or dishonour.
Taught by: Hakahe
Book: RatH

Fabric of the Mind (Uktenna Rank 5)


Garou with this Gift can bring their imaginations to life, creating a Dream Being from the fabric of
their thoughts. This Gift is taught by a Chimerling.
System: The Garou makes and extended roll of Intelligence + Performance (difficulty 8). She can
create any form of life she can imagine, assigning it one point of Traits for each success gained on the
roll. The Garou can take as long as she wants to form the creature, accumulating successes from turn to
turn, but once she stops, the Dream Being takes form and requires the Garou to spend Gnosis to keep it
manifested. The cost is one point per scene if the Dream Being remains relatively inactive (such as
cleaning the Garou's home or sitting as a gargoyle on the roof), or one point per turn if the Being
engages in combat. Botched rolls manifest an uncontrolled (and often hostile) Dream Being; these cost
no Gnosis but will stay as long as they desire.

Fetish Doll (Uktenna Rank 5)


The Garou may harm a victim from afar by mutilating a doll he constructs in the victim's image. He
must have a part or article from the being against whom he plans to employ this Gift. He must then
construct a mannequin in the shape of the victim. This Gift is taught by a strange Umbral spirit.
System: The Garou spends a week and rolls Perception + Repair (difficulty 8) to construct the doll. To
harm the victim, the Garou rolls Intelligence + Medicine (difficulty of the victim's Willpower). Each
success inflicts one die of aggravated damage, up to a maximum of 10 - beyond 10, the doll is so
mutilated that no further damage is possible. Each failure on the roll subtracts one from the 10 possible
dice and a botch destroys the doll without harming the victim.

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Gifts for Wendigo


Tribe- Wendigo

Call the Breeze (Wendigo Rank 1)


The Garou may summon a strong (20 mph), chill breeze and direct it at whim. The breeze will disperse
clouds of vapours or insects, and will chill anyone not prepared for the cold. This Gift is taught by a
spirit servant of Wendigo.
System: The Garou may call this breeze merely by whistling. Anyone relying at all on hearing will
have one fewer die of any Perception roll related to that sense.

Camouflage (Wendigo Rank 1)


When in the wilderness, the Garou is extremely hard to see, for she can blend into the woods. This Gift
is taught by a Deer spirit.
System: The difficulties of all rolls to spot the Garou are increased by three, provided the Garou is in
the wilderness.

Dead Stick (Wendigo Rank 1)


In these last days, the falling of any Garou is tragic, and the pain of losing a packmate digs deep. But it
remains better to know for certain than wonder and futilely hope he might return. This Gift allows the
Wendigo to know if a packmate is indeed dead, and if so, where the remains lie. The Wendigo stabs a
stick into the ground and waits till morning. If the packmate is alive, the stick will stand perfectly
upright. If not, the stick will heavily lean in the direction of his body.
System: The player rolls Perception + Occult, difficulty 7. A simple success is all that is needed for a
correct divination. A failure will lead to the stick being blown out of the ground, while a botch always
declares the packmate dead, and never points in the right direction.
Book: PG3e

Find the Heart's Flame (Wendigo Rank 1)


With this Gift the Garou can identify sources of energy or power, even when they are hidden or
unfamiliar. The Garou must concentrte to detect the pulsations of power that emanate from even a
dormant energy source. This becomes useful when travelling in some of the more alien reaches of the
Umbra where familiar objects take on strange appearances. This Gift also enables the Garou to identify
machinery such as generators or solar batteries regardless of their appearance or attempts to conceal
them. Spirits tht serve as energy or power foci also register to the Garou's senses when this Gift is in
effect.
System: The player spends one point of Gnosis and rolls Perception + Alertness (difficulty 7). A single
success identifies power sources that lie within 50 feet of the Garou. Additional successes allow the
character to extend her range to locate distant sources. This Gift lasts for once scene.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Resist Pain (Wendigo Rank 1)


Through force of will, the Garou is able to ignore the pain of his wounds and continue acting normally.
This Gift is taught by a Bear-spirit.
System: The Garou, by spending one Willpower point, may ignore all wound penalties for
the duration of the scene.
Book: WW3e

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Truth of the Hunted (Wendigo Rank 1)


This Gift enables the Wendigo to follow his prey's passage regardless of the user's tracking skills. The
Gift reveals course, speed, size and even the health of the target. All of the clues an accomplished
tracker notices become blatantly obvious to the user of this Gift, which is taught by a Wolf-spirit.
System: The player rolls Perception + Survival (difficulty 7). He needs only one success to follow the
target precisely. Multiple successes eliminate false trails and provide more detail - height, weight, state
of mind (panicked, calm, etc.), general health (healthy, tired, wounded), etc.
Taught by: Wolf-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Cutting Winds (Wendigo Rank 2)


The Garou may summon a painfully bitter blast of wind, which he may direct at foes. This Gift is
taught by a spirit servitor of Wendigo.
System: The Garou spends one Willpower point. To direct the wind in combat, he rolls Dexterity +
Occult (difficulty 6). Anyone hit by the wind loses two dice from all actions taken that turn and has one
fewer die on actions the next turn. The wind might also knock foes off ledges, into pits, etc. The wind
lasts for a scene. The range is calculated according to the modifiers for firearms. The medium range is
20 years. Targets within a yard of the Garou are considered point-blank (difficulty 4).

Flame of the Wind Rider (Wendigo Rank 2)


This Gift makes the Garou harder to damage by engulfing her in a ghostly blue-white flame. In addition
to serving as a form of armour, the flame also offers protection from cold, including the intense cold of
the far reaches of the Aetherial Realm and the freezing damage inflicted by certain creatures of the
Wyrm.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Stamina + Occult (difficulty 7). Each success
lowers the difficulty for soaking damage from cold by one. In addition, the Garou gains two dice to add
to all soak rolls; these dice can even be used to soak silver. THe effects last for one scene.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Fog (Wendigo Rank 2 - Warpath)


As the Black Fury Gift: Curse of Aeolus. The Warpath camp acquired a Gift similar to the Black
Furies' to cover their ecoterrorist activities. They learn this Gift from the Rain-spirits.
System: The Garou rolls Gnosis against a variable difficulty (4 near the sea, 5 near open water, 6
normally, 9 in a desert). The Garou's vision is unhindered by the mist, but all others halve their
Perception rolls. Additionally, the mist is creepy and unnerving to enemies; -1 to all Willpower rolls.

Ghost Dance (Wendigo Rank 2)


Preying on the fears of the European settlers, the Wendigo use this Gift to seed doubt and guilt amongst
the invaders. A vision of the walking dead clouds the judgment of the targets, causing them to panic
and flee. An Ancestor-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point to make the Gift active. He rolls Wits + Occult (difficulty 7).
The number of successes indicates the number of people affected. People caught in the Gift's spell see
"spirits of the dead" rise from their graves and advance. Most humans flee from the illusion. Garou and
other supernaturals may try to interact with or even fight the visions.
Taught by: Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Ghost Pack (Wendigo Rank 2)


This Gift allows the Wendigo to call upon the aid of their ancient relatives. Much like the Past Life
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whispers secrets to the Wendigo and often follows her around even after the Gift expires. A Buffalo
spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player must spend one Gnosis, and roll Charisma + Occult (difficulty 7). The number of
successes equals the number of ancestor spirits that come to the user's aid. Although the ghosts cannot
affect the physical world - they are simply memories and not actual wraiths -they can provide
information and skills as per the Past Life Background.
Taught by: Buffalo
Alternative Versions
From: PG3e (Wendigo Rank 2)
System: And one Rage.

Salmon Swim (Wendigo Rank 2)


The character may move upon a river, lake or any other body of water as he does on land. This Gift is
taught by a Salmon spirit
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and may walk and/or run upon water for a number of turns
equal to the successes scored on a Dexterity + Athletics roll (difficulty 7). In addition, he may perform
a jump similar to that provided by the Lupus Gift: Leap of the Kangaroo, as long as he starts and ends
on water.

Speak with the Wind-Spirits (Wendigo Rank 2)


The Garou can understand and speak with Wind-spirits. In addition, he may ask one question of the
aerial spirits that ride the winds of the world (their attention span is too short for anything more). The
question must have something to do with the nearby area (they quickly forget what they see). This Gift
is, of course, taught by any aerial spirit.
System: The Garou does not need to spend points or roll to understand or speak with wind-spirits. To
ask a question, however, the Garou must spend one Gnosis point and roll Manipulation + Expression
(difficulty 7). The number of successes indicates the accuracy of the information; on a botch, the spirits
lie.

Bloody Feast (Wendigo Rank 3)


Great Wendigo, as a hungry cannibalistic spirit, can teach his favoured children the ability to gain
added strength from an enemy's flesh and blood. An avatar of Great Wendigo teaches this Gift.
System: To activate this Gift, the Garou must first bite his opponent and be able to taste blood -
meaning he must inflict at least one health level of damage, and his victim must be something that
bleeds. If his opponent has toxic blood or none at all, this Gift will not work. The player then rolls
Gnosis at a difficulty of the opponent's Stamina +3 (max 10). The Wendigo gains one extra dot in
Strength for every two health levels inflicted by the bite (maximum of +5). The extra Strength bonus
lasts for one turn per success on the Gnosis roll. However, flesh and blood can be addictive - the
Wendigo's player must make an immediate frenzy roll the turn after activating the Gift.
Taught by: Wendigo
Book: WW3e

Chill of Early Frost (Wendigo Rank 3)


The Garou invokes the spirits of winter in a great ritual, summoning biting winds that whistle and
shriek through the area. The chill is as much mystical as it is physical, sent from the domain of great
Wendigo himself.
System: The Garou chants for an hour and spends one Gnosis point. She then rolls Intelligence +
Occult against a difficulty depending on the temperature (4 if it is already winter, 6 on a 20C spring
day, 9 in the midst of a summer heat wave). Success drops the temperature in a five-mile radius to
below freezing (or even further if it was already winter). Anyone without a natural fur coating subtract
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success.

Haunting Stare (Wendigo Rank 3)


(For Wendigo, the emotional impact is more guilt than horror.)
The Garou summons her hereditary instability and focuses it into her stare. Going into the eyes of the
metis leaves the victim choking with horror. An Ancestor-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The user must spend a turn in concentration to focus her will, but the Gift takes effect
immediately. Upon making eye contact, the victim must successfully roll her Willpower (difficulty 8)
or be unable to act during her next turn. The difficulty to use Haunting Stare increases by one against
Garou who are insane (including Silver Fangs).
Taught by: Ancestor-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Ride the Solar Winds (Wendigo Rank 3)


This Gift allows the Garou to ride the solar winds that sweep through the Aetherial Realm without
worrying about being thrown off course by storms. Use of this Gift also increases the Garou's
movement rate, lessening travel time between locations within the Aetherial Realm.
System: The player spends a point of Gnosis and rolls Wits + Alertness (difficulty 7); the need to
remain "in touch" with the ever-changing currents of these spirit winds requires concentration and
attunement rather than physical agility. A single success allows the character to ride the winds
successfully to her destination (or until she decides to end her journey). Additional successes either
allow the Garou to carry others with her (on a one-for-one basis) or reduce the travel time by half per
success. Thus, with one additional success, a journey of one month would only take two weeks, while
two additional successes reduces the journey to a week. A character may use some of her extra
successes to allow others to travel with her and the remaining ones to speed up travel time.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Sky Running (Wendigo Rank 3)


The Garou gains the ability to run at 80kph through the skies. The Garou must continually remain in
motion of he falls. The Garou leaves a track of fire in the sky as he runs. This Gift is taught by a spirit
servant of Wendigo.
System: The Garou concentrates for one turn and spends one Willpower point. The Gift lasts for four
hours and may be replenished by further Willpower expenditure.

Wisdom of the Ancient Ways (Wendigo Rank 3)


All Garou have an innate connection to their ancestors, a form of racial unconscious accessible through
intense meditation. The Garou, by tapping into these deep memories, can remember ancient facts and
lore. This Gift is taught by a Garou Ancestor-spirit.
System: The Garou must meditate for a short time, concentrating on the past. The Garou then rolls
Gnosis (difficulty 9, -1 for each point of Past Life the Garou possesses).
Taught by: Ancestor spirit
Book: WW3e

Attunement (Wendigo Rank 4)


This Gift is similar to the Bone Gnawer Gift, but may be used only in the wilderness. By standing in a
particular area, the character can commune with the spirits of the area, thus getting an overview of what
exists or what has happening in the area - rough population, secret trails, places of note and so on. This
Gift is taught by an Owl spirit.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Perception + Survival (difficulty 6). The amount
of information gained depends on the number of successes. On a botch, the spirits lie.

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Call the Cannibal Spirit (Wendigo Rank 4)


The Garou must chant and dance for a full hour under the night sky to invoke this Gift. If the summons
is successful, a Wendigo avatar will answer the summons. The avatar will track down a victim of the
Garou's choosing (the Garou must have an article or part of the victim) to eat his heart. Great Wendigo
sends an avatar to his most worth Children to teach them this Gift.
System: The Garou spends a Gnosis point and one Rage point. She then rolls Charisma + Occult
(difficulty 8). If the roll botches, or the Wendigo avatar is thwarted in its mission, it will return to kill
the summoner.

Counting Coup (Wendigo Rank 4)


The Garou invoking this Gift can steal Renown from another Garou by touching them, but doing no
actual damage. The Garou is in effect demonstrating that he could have severely damaged his opponent,
and only did not because he chose so.
System: Before a combat, the player must spend a Gnosis point to activate this Gift. Then onward, they
can declare that they are trying to count coup against their opponent - they make an attack roll with a +2
difficulty penalty (it is harder to know when to pull the blow). If the attack succeeds, they effectively
pull one point of temporary Glory from their opponent for themselves.

Great Bison (Wendigo Rank 4)


For centuries, the bison provided the Pure Ones and their Kinfolk with all they needed. With the
incursion of the Europeans, both Garou and human, the bison population dwindles and the open plains
vanish. With this Gift, the Wendigo summons a ghostly stampede of spirit bison to trample his
enemies. A Bison-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends one Willpower, one Gnosis and one Rage point to summon the stampede.
The stampede, 50 yards wide and 100 yards long, tramples everything in its path and causes 10 dice of
damage. The bison are spirits and pass through man-made obstacles, such as buildings, to crush anyone
inside. The targets can find safety out of the bison's path, to either side of the stampede, or by climbing
trees and the like.
Taught by: Bison-spirit
Book: Wild West Companion

Hand of the Sun (Wendigo Rank 4)


The Garou's hand blazes with a terrible heat and gives off a white-hot light, similar to a branding iron.
The Garou may touch an individual and mark them indelibly (and painfully) with a brand of shame.
Any Garou who encounters the victim in the future immediately recognise the mark as a sign of that
person's treachery, dishonour or other grave crime. Vampires ignite when touched by the Hand of the
Sun.
System: The Garou spends a point of Rage and then a point of Gnosis. No roll is necessary for the Gift
to take effect, but the character must make a standard attack roll in order to mark her victim. A victim
touched by the Hand of the Sun takes two health levels of unsoakable aggravated damage and receives
a permanent circular scar. The scar cannot be removed by any means short of amputating the part of the
body which contains the scar. The fire lasts for one scene, although the Garou may extinguish it
beforehand if she so chooses.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Harano (Wendigo Rank 4)


The Wendigo can inflict a state of Harano on a single victim. The target feels the tragic history of all
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affect Native Americans have been dispelled by a Shadow Lord who swindled the Gift out of a naive
Wendigo - who found himself the victim of a Gift he'd just taught. The Shadow Lord has not been
heard from in recent days. A wind-spirit teaches this Gift.
System: For one scene, the Garou can inflict an artificial Harano with a Manipulation + Expression roll
(difficulty 8). Five or more successes can result in permanent mental injury. During the duration the
victim is too depressed to perform any actions without a successful Willpower rolls (difficulty 6).
Alternative Versions
From: PG3E (Wendigo Rank 4)
System: The player spends one point of Rage and rolls Manipulation + Expression (difficulty 8).
More than five successes inflicts permanent Harano upon the victim; otherwise, the suffering
lasts for the rest of the scene. (See rules for Harano).

Hero's Stand (Wendigo Rank 4)


The Garou plants herself on a patch of ground and channels the very force of Gaia through her body,
essentially becoming one with the earth. She may not retreat or even move from her chosen "turf" (and
no force on Earth can make her), but she gains many powers thereby. Only when all foes are defeated
may she retreat or leave. This Gift is taught by an earth elemental.
System: The Garou rolls Willpower (difficulty 8). Each success grants her one extra die to all her Dice
Pools. Additionally, she may not be surprised, and all attacks against her are considered frontal. Any
supernatural attempts to make her leave must obtain twice as many successes as the Garou did on the
Willpower roll.

Wsitiplaju's Bow (Wendigo Rank 4)


This Gift allows a Garou to shoot an arrow that can wrap around corners and hit targets out of sight. An
Ancestor spirit teaches this Gift.
System: The player spends a Gnosis point and rolls Perception + Archery (difficulty 9). The range of
the weapon does not change. The Wendigo must know roughly where her opponent is, although she
need not know precisely; "a few feet down that alley over there" can suffice, for example.

Cleansing Flame (Wendigo Rank 5)


The Garou can pinpoint an area (or an individual) and set the target ablaze with an intense and
purifying flame that rages for 60 seconds and then dies out completely. The fire can burn out all
Wyrm-taint or human-made pollution from an area or cleanse an individual (provided the victim
survives) of wyrm taint. The first does not spread beyond the target area of person and can not be
quenched by normal means. For instance, if the Garou targets a house occupied by a Pentex official, the
fire blazes through the house destroying any vestige of the Wyrm's corruption and leaving untouched
anything not tainted by the Wyrm.
System: The player sacrifices a permanent point of Rage and rolls her Willpower. The difficulty is 8 to
affect and area; the area cannot be larger than a large house. To target an individual, the difficulty of the
Willpower roll equals the victim's Willpower. Living or undead creatures set on fire must roll their
Stamina (difficulty 9) or die from the shock. The flame destroys fomori utterly; Black Spiral Dancers
who survive the Stamina roll must make Gnosis rolls, difficulty 9, or lose their Wyrm-taint and its
accompanying Derangement. Such purified Garou are stripped of all Rank and Gifts; they may well fall
again to corruption, but they are given a second chance.
Taught by: Katanka-Sonnak
Book: RatH

Heart of Ice (Wendigo Rank 5)


The Garou must know the name of the being to be affected by this power, and must whisper it to the
vengeful winds. Subsequently, the victim's heart of other internal organs begin to turn to ice, gripped by
the curse of Wendigo. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant of Wendigo.

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System: The Garou spends on Gnosis point and rolls Wits + Enigmas (difficulty of the target's Stamina
+ 4); each success causes one automatic Health Level of damage, accumulating at one per turn until the
number of Health Levels lost equals the number of successes. This damage is aggravated and may not
be soaked. Vampires affected by this power have their blood coagulate, losing five Blood Points per
success; if this reduces them to zero, they enter torpor.

Invoke the Spirits of Storm (Wendigo Rank 5)


The Garou may summon just about any weather effects he desires; a blizzard, a monsoon, a tornado, a
thunderstorm, a pea-soup fog, whatever. This Gift is taught by a spirit servant of Wendigo.
System: The Garou spends one Gnosis point and rolls Willpower against a difficulty determined by the
Storyteller (depending on the current climate and the change desired). The effects cover a 10-mile area
per success rolled; if a thunder-storm is called, each additional Gnosis point spent allows the Garou to
call down a lightning bolt or tornado on his enemies (Dexterity + Occult, difficulty 6, to hit; 10 dice
normal damage).

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