Cathak Kyushin Garel
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By HoratioAtTheBridge

Cathak Kyushin Garel

Concept: Eager Realm Dynast
Caste: Zenith
Supernal Ability: Resistance
Intention: Kyushin is a young Dynast who has yet to Exalt. They're getting a little old for it and many question behind their back whether he ever will Exalt. However, they somehow managed to push through the House of Bells through determination and hard work so their House decided to make use of them. The Cathak leadership pulled some strings to get Kyushin a commission in Greyfalls, where they volunteered to accompany Nellens Herren's scale in the field. Kyushin secretly hopes to force Exaltation through dramatic circumstances and regularly pushes themself into dangerous situations. They're likely to be bitterly disappointed in how things actually play out, so that push into danger will likely convert into a deathwish. Kyushin is modeled as the unstoppable anime hero with absurd Integrity and Resistance. They are very skilled with their spear, fighting with Melee. They're not consciously a social creature, but their ability to lead from the front and inspire others through action is reflected in a high Performance score. They are diligent in the matters of War, Lore, and Bureaucracy. They grew up near the sea, so have a talent for Sail. This may be helpful when navigating the many rivers in the Scavenger Lands. Athletics and Awareness are picked to round out Favored abilities because of their general utility.

Attributes: Strength 3, Dexterity 4, Stamina 4, Charisma 3, Manipulation 2, Appearance 4, Perception 2, Intelligence 2, Wits 4

Abilities: (S = Supernal, C = Caste, F = Favored)

Archery, Athletics (F) 2, Awareness (F) 5, Brawl, Bureaucracy (F) 3
Craft, Dodge, Integrity (C) 5 (Never Give Up), Investigation , Larceny
Linguistics, Lore (C) 2 (Military History), Martial Arts, Medicine, Melee (F) 5 (Spear), Occult
Performance (C) 5 (Inspiring), Presence , Resistance (S) 5, Ride, Sail (F) 5
Socialize, Stealth, Survival, Thrown, War (C) 3


Essence: 1, Personal: 13/13, Peripheral: 33/33, WP: 5
Evasion: 1, Parry: 6, Soak: 9 (Lamellar), HL: -0/-1/-1/-1/-2/-2/-2/-2/-4/Incap
Resolve: 5, Guile: 1


Spear: Accuracy 11, Damage 12 (Piercing)
Fist: Accuracy 8, Damage 10
Grapple: Accuracy 4, Control 3


Defining Principles: Never Give Up!
Defining Ties:
Major Principles: Proud Scion of the Dragonblooded, Duty
Major Ties: The Realm (Patriotism), The Immaculate Faith (Piety), House Cathak (Loyalty), Parents (Love and Filial Piety), Elder Sister (Love and Admiration)
Minor Principles:
Minor Ties: The Sea (Nostalgia), Iron Shirt (Reliable), Bloody-Handed Shen (Irritation over Questioning the Realm)

Merits: Resources 3, Language 2 (Low Realm, High Realm, Riverspeech), Backing 3 (Realm Army)


Integrity: Stubborn Boar Defense (p. 303)
Melee: Excellent Strike (p. 346)
Performance: Masterful Performance Technique (p. 361), Soul-Firing Performance (p. 361)
Resistance: Ox-Body Technique (p. 375), Front Line Warrior's Stamina (p. 376), Body-Mending Meditation (p. 375), Tiger Warrior's Endurance (p. 377), Durability of Oak Meditation (p. 374), Spirit Strengthens the Skin (p. 374), Iron Skin Concentration (p. 374), Essence Gathering Temper (p. 376), Willpower Enhancing Spirit (p. 377), Battle Fury Focus (p. 378), Fury Fed Ardor (p. 379)

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