The Astrologer
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By HoratioAtTheBridge

The Astrologer

Concept: Varang Sorcerer Astrologer
Caste: Twilight
Supernal Ability: Lore
Intention: This character is a wise teacher, learned scholar, and mighty sorcerer. Their main combat power is spells and an elemental familiar, so they basically play as Hakan in combat and as the Sorcerer outside of combat. In social situations, they mostly rely on decent skill ratings but have some abilities related to teaching.

Attributes: Strength 2, Dexterity 3, Stamina 2, Charisma 3, Manipulation 4, Appearance 2, Perception 3, Intelligence 5, Wits 3

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

Archery, Athletics, Awareness 3, Brawl, Bureaucracy (F) 1
Craft, Dodge (F) 5 (Battlegroups), Integrity (C) 5, Investigation (F) 1, Larceny
Linguistics (C) 1, Lore (S) 5 (Politics, Astronomy), Martial Arts, Medicine (C) 1, Melee, Occult (C) 5 (Sorcery)
Performance (F) 5, Presence, Resistance 1, Ride, Sail
Socialize 3, Stealth, Survival, Thrown, War (F) 2

Statistics:

Essence: 1, Personal: 13/13, Peripheral: 33/33, WP: 10
Evasion: 4 (5 Battle Groups), Parry: 3, Soak: 2, HL: -0/-1/-1/-1/-2/-2/-2/-4/Incap
Resolve: 4, Guile: 4

Attacks:

Staff: Accuracy 5, Damage 11
Flame Eyes: Accuracy 10 + Range Modifiers, Damage 9

Intimacies:

Defining Principles: Seek Wisdom, The Joy of Teaching, Philosophy of Beneficence
Defining Ties: Mankind (Duty to Protect), The Desert Noble (Joy in Apt Pupil)
Major Principles:
Major Ties: The Realm (Sad Opposition), Al-Kindi (Respect for Teacher), The Bride (Respect for Faith), Hakan (Paternal Pride)
Minor Principles: Knowledge is in the Stars
Minor Ties: Elementals (Respect), The Boxer (Respect for Hard Work), The Minstrel (Disapointment in a Slow Pupil)

Merits: The Burning Name 2, Familiar 3 (Hakan, a Vaktri), Languages (Old Realm, High Realm, Low Realm, Flametongue) 3, Thaumaturgist 4, Eidetic Memory 2

Sorcerous Initiation: Pact with Ifrit Lord (Al-Kindi), Shaping Ritual: Flames of Passion (p 468)

Charms:

Spells: Flight of the Brilliant Raptor (p 473), Stormwind Rider (control, p 475), Summon Elemental (p 475)
Lore: Prophet of Seventeen Cycles (p 339), Heaven Turning Calculation (p 333), Truth Rendering Gaze (p 332), Lore Inducing Concentration (p 332), Bottomless Wellspring Approach (p 332), Harmonious Academic Methodology (p 330)
Occult: Terrestrial Circle Sorcery (p 360), Spirit Manifesting Word (p 355)
Performance: Masterful Performance Exercise (p 361), Soul-Firing Performance (p 361), Respect-Commanding Attitude (p 362)
Resistance: Ox Body Technique (-1/-2, p 375)

Hakan:

Vaktri, p. 520

Defining Principles:
Defining Ties: The Astrologer (Filial Piety)
Major Principles:
Major Ties:
Minor Principles:
Minor Ties: Ensala (Terror)

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