Arcanoi

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Guild alliances

Initiate Arcanoi are capped by your Status background, -2 for allied Guilds.

  • Example: A member of the Alchemists Guild with Status 4 can buy Initiate Flux up to 4, Initiate Inhabit up to 2, and Initiate Embody up to 2.
Primary Guild Arcanos Allied Guilds and Arcanoi
Alchemists Flux Artificers (Inhabit), Proctors (Embody)
Artificers Inhabit Harbingers (Argos), Alchemists (Flux)
Chanteurs Keening Sandmen (Phantasm), Proctors (Embody)
Harbingers Argos Artificers (Inhabit), Oracles (Fatalism)
Haunters Pandemonium Spooks (Outrage), Mnemoi (Mnemosynis)
Masquers Moliate Usurers (Usury), Sandmen (Phantasm)
Mnemoi Mnemosynis Pardoners (Castigate), Haunters (Pandemonium)
Monitors Lifeweb Puppeteers (Puppetry), Solicitors (Intimation)
Oracles Fatalism Harbingers (Argos), Usurers (Usury)
Pardoners Castigate Solicitors (Intimation), Mnemoi (Mnemosynis)
Proctors Embody Alchemists (Flux), Chanteurs (Keening)
Puppeteers Puppetry Monitors (Lifeweb), Spooks (Outrage)
Sandmen Phantasm Chanteurs (Keening), Masquers (Moliate)
Solicitors Intimation Pardoners (Castigate), Monitors (Lifeweb)
Spooks Outrage Haunters (Pandemonium), Puppeteers (Puppetry)
Usurers Usury Masquers (Moliate), Oracles (Fatalism)

Guild instruction (optional)

  • Limited to your own guild
  • For common arcanoi, finding an instructor is automatic (unless there's local trouble, then roll Charisma + Streetwise vs 8)
  • For initiate arcanoi, roll Charisma + Streetwise vs 8 (10 if there's local trouble; a botch creates local trouble, duration at staff discretion)
  • ICly takes a number of days equal to the new level
  • XP cost for first dot is reduced from 7 to 5
  • XP cost for additional dots is reduced from (current * 3) to (current * 2)
  • Reference: Wraith20 pages 147-148

Specific Arcanoi

Argos

  • Primary Guild: Harbingers
  • Allied Guilds: Artificers (Inhabit), Oracles (Fatalism)
  • Argos can be shared with others without Argos, except as stated
    • Each one gives you +1 difficulty (to maximum 10)
    • They have to maintain physical contact with you (lose contact = fall into Tempest)
  • Using Argos to travel to one of your Fetters: Difficulty reduced to Fetter rating (to minimum 4)
  • Reference: Wraith20 151
Common Argos Spend Roll
Weather Eye Perception + Argos vs 6
Phantom Wings 1 Pathos Wits + Argos vs 6
Flicker 1 Pathos Wits + Argos vs 7
Stormreader 3 Pathos Perception + Argos vs 8
Oubliette 3 Pathos, gain 1 Angst Wits + Argos vs 6
target resists with Strength + Athletics vs 6
No sharing
Initiate Argos Spend Roll
Enshroud 1 Corpus if concealing Wits + Argos vs 7
Wayfarer's Resolve n/a
No sharing
Turn the Anemoi's Wrath 1 Corpus Perception + Argos vs 8
Tempest-Rider's Canceleer 2 Pathos, 1 Corpus Wits + Argos vs 8
No sharing
Maitre après Dieu 4 Pathos, 2 Corpus n/a
Effectively sharing on steroids

Castigate

  • Primary Guild: Pardoners
  • Allied Guilds: Solicitors (Intimation), Mnemoi (Mnemosynis)
  • Failure gives the Shadow 1 to 2 temp Angst
    • Can also make it easier for the Shadow to later seize control
  • Unless specified, difficulty is the target Shadow's Permanent Angst or the target's Willpower, whichever is higher
  • Reference: Wraith20 155
Common Castigate Spend Roll
Soulsight Perception + Castigate vs 6
Bulwark 1 Pathos per Maelstrom level Charisma + Castigate vs target's Willpower
Purify 1 Corpus per success, +1 temp Angst per 1 rolled Charisma + Castigate vs target's Permanent Angst
Get Thee Hence 1 Pathos, +1 per doubled area Charisma + Castigate vs 7
Defiance 1 Pathos, +1 Willpower if used on others Charisma + Castigate vs user's Angst, or target's Angst +3
Initiate Castigate Spend Roll
Playing With Fire Charisma + Castigate vs 7
Catechize 1 Pathos, +1 Angst Charisma + Castigate vs target's Willpower
Trimming The Black Rose 2 Pathos Charisma + Castigate vs target's Willpower
Cooling The Blood 1 Pathos Charisma + Castigate vs 7
May be resisted by rolling Willpower
Purge 2 Pathos Charisma + Castigate vs target's Willpower
Only usable once per scene

Embody

  • Primary Guild: Proctors
  • Allied Guilds: Alchemists (Flux), Chanteurs (Keening)
  • Unless specified difficulty is equal to local Shroud rating
  • When in the presence of a Consort:
    • Difficulties reduced by 3
    • Pathos or Corpus costs reduced by 1
      • If Art costs both, only Corpus benefits
    • Arts using a Consort are only perceptible to that Consort
  • When Embodied, Health Levels are replaced by Corpus, but otherwise work the same
  • Reference: Wraith20 159
Common Embody Spend Roll
Whispers 1 Pathos Charisma + Embody
Phantom 1 Pathos Charisma + Embody
Statue 2 Pathos, +1 for additional effects Charisma + Embody
Life-in-Death 2 Pathos Manipulation + Embody
Must be in a human-like form
Materialize 3 Pathos, 3 Corpus Manipulation + Embody
Must be in a human-like form
Take 1 Temp Angst per level of damage taken while materialized
Initiate Embody Spend Roll
Maintain the Material Form 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus Manipulation + Embody
+1 difficulty per time used in a single scene
Does not count as an action
Cache 2 Pathos Charisma + Embody
Duration can be increased by spending Corpus
Spending 1 Temp Willpower ends the effect early
Skingrasp 2 Pathos, 1 Corpus per appendage Charisma + Embody
Appendages may be targeted as limbs
Shroudguide 2 Pathos, 1 Corpus, 1 Willpower per target Targets lose 2 Corpus and 1 Willpower
Target's Shadows gain 2 Temp Angst
Harrow the Mortal Flesh 3 Pathos, 3 Corpus, +6 Pathos if target is another supernatural Manipulation + Embody
May resist by rolling Willpower vs 10 minus the local Shroud rating

Fatalism

  • Primary Guild: Oracles
  • Allied Guilds: Harbingers (Argos), Usurers (Usury)
  • Unless otherwise stated, all uses require seeing or touching the target
    • Perceiving targets across the Shroud has a difficulty of the local Shroud rating
    • Perceiving targets on the same side of the Shroud is normal difficulty
  • If the target is aware that Fatalism is targeting them, they may also spend Willpower for extra successes on the effect
    • Stacks with the user's
  • Reference: Wraith20 163
Common Fatalism Spend Roll
Kismet Perception + Fatalism vs 6
Foreshadow None (1 Pathos for active effect) Automatic
Secondary effect: Perception + Fatalism vs 6
Reading the Bones 2 Pathos, +1 Temp Angst per success if used on yourself Perception + Fatalism vs 6
Sidestep Up to your Wits in Pathos per turn, 1 Willpower to target others Gain 2 Temp Angst for each hit taken while using
Breathing the Mists 4 Pathos, 1 Willpower Perception + Fatalism vs 6
Initiate Fatalism Spend Roll
Friendly Card 1 or 2 Pathos, 1 Corpus +1 Temp Angst if your roll still fails, or +3 if you botch
Retrace 1 Pathos Perception + Fatalism vs 6
Malocchio 3 Pathos, +3 Temp Angst unless Shadow agrees Wits + Fatalism vs target's Willpower
May spend 1 temp or 1 perm Willpower to increase duration, in which case gain 3 temp or 1 perm Angst respectively
Entangle 3 Pathos, 1 Willpower per target Wits + Fatalism vs highest target's Willpower
No spend required when targeting yourself
Ensnare +2 temp Angst per success rolled by target Wits + Fatalism vs 6
May be resisted by rolling Willpower

Flux

  • Primary Guild: Alchemists
  • Allied Guilds: Artificers (Inhabit), Proctors (Embody)
  • Unless stated, all difficulties are the local Shroud rating
  • Arts referring to a Relic's 'value' are equivalent to the Background rating it'd take to purchase the Relic
    • The item's level
  • Users may substitute Flux for their Strength score when rolling on the Feats of Strength Chart
    • Requires spending 1 Pathos per instance
  • Reference: Wraith20 168
Common Flux Spend Roll
Rot 1 Pathos Dexterity + Flux
If not touching the target, spend 1 Willpower
Reinforce 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus Dexterity + Flux
Cannot exceed user's dots in Flux
Decay 2 Pathos, +2 temp Angst Dexterity + Flux (vs 6 in Tempest or 5 in Labyrinth)
Also costs 1 Willpower if not touching target
Render Relic 1 Pathos, +1 Angst Perception + Flux vs 7
May spend 1 Willpower to channel created Pathos into a container
A Memory of Fire 1 Pathos OR 1 Corpus, +1 temp Angst if using Corpus When deactivating: Perception + Flux
If Relic is being used, target user may roll Willpower to resist
Initiate Flux Spend Roll
Sense Fluxion Perception + Flux vs 6
Non-Euclidean Mechanics 1 Corpus per dot of the Relic's value (Or 2 Pathos and 2 Corpus for improvement) Dexterity + Flux vs 6 (Or 7 for improvement)
Difficulty increases to 8 (Or 9 for improvement) without appropriate tools
May spend 2 Pathos and 1 Willpower to make improvement permanent
Capped at user's rating in Flux
Relic Dowsing 3 Pathos Perception + Flux vs a variable difficulty (see text)
Sculpt Matter’s Memory Pathos equal to the Relic's value Perception + Flux vs a variable difficulty (see text)
May spend 2 Willpower to extend duration to 1 day per success
Reintegrate Relic 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus, and +1 temp Angst per point of Relic's value Dexterity + Flux

Inhabit

  • Primary Guild: Artificers
  • Allied Guilds: Harbingers (Argos), Alchemists (Flux)
  • If the item a Wraith is Inhabiting is destroyed, he's ejected and suffers one level of Lethal damage
  • If a Wraith is Attuned to an object, Inhabit rolls on it are at -2 difficulty
  • Only one Wraith can Inhabit an object at a time
    • Other Wraiths may be pushed out by using the same Inhabit ability as the occupant
      • Successes cancel at a 1:1 ratio
  • Each use of Inhabit on another Wraith's Fetter generates +1 Temporary Angst to the user
  • Reference: Wraith20 173
Common Inhabit Spend Roll
Assume the Shell Dexterity + Inhabit vs 6
Misfire 1 Pathos Strength + Inhabit vs 6
Claim the Shell 3 Pathos Strength + Inhabit vs local Shroud rating (Or 8 in the Tempest)
Wire Rider 2 Pathos Dexterity + Inhabit vs 7
Empower Variable, see text Strength + Inhabit vs 8 (+1 if the Relic is inappropriate for the chosen Arcanos)
Initiate Inhabit Spend Roll
Reveal Rider Dexterity + Inhabit vs 7
Forge Affinity Automatic
Smith's Tenacity 1 Pathos None
The Tool Knows Its Master 2 Pathos Dexterity + Inhabit vs 7
Must touch the object
May be used reflexively on a weapon as it strikes
Compel the Soulsteel 3 Pathos Strength + Inhabit vs 8

Intimation

  • Primary Guild: Solicitors
  • Allied Guilds: Pardoners (Castigate), Monitors (Lifeweb)
  • Unless otherwise noted, all difficulties are the target's Willpower
    • Arts that affect the target's Shadow use the Shadow's Permanent Angst or the Wraith's Willpower
      • Whichever is higher
    • In cases where Arts are used across the Shroud, the difficulty is either the target's Willpower or the local Shroud rating
      • Whichever is higher
  • Reference: Wraith20 178
Common Intimation Spend Roll
Impulse Manipulation + Intimation
Excise 2 Pathos, +1 temp Angst if target is unwilling Manipulation + Intimation
Unfold the Animal Heart 2 Pathos Wits + Intimation
+2 temp Angst if used by the Wraith's Shadow
Ignite 4 Pathos, +1 temp Angst per success Manipulation + Intimation vs (Variable, see text)
A Single Thread 4 Pathos, 2 Willpower Manipulation + Intimation
Initiate Intimation Spend Roll
Know Thyself 1 Pathos Wits + Intimation vs (Dice in the attacker's dice pool)
Launch a Thousand Ships 2 Pathos None
Apple of Discord 1 Pathos Wits + Intimation vs 7 (Or Shroud rating if target is on the other side)
Two Fires 4 Pathos Wits + Intimation
Adrestia’s Communion +1 temp Angst, additional normal costs of another Art Per Art being used
Gain 1 Permanent Angst when learning this Art

Keening

  • Primary Guild: Chanteurs
  • Allied Guilds: Sandmen (Phantasm), Proctors (Embody)
  • Gaining Pathos from emotions generated with Keening is at difficulty 9
    • Difficulty 8 for those with 3 or more dots in Keening
  • Failed Keening rolls give the user 1 temporary Angst
  • Keening may be used across the Shroud at an additional difficulty of the local Shroud rating -4
  • Reference: Wraith20 182
Common Keening Spend Roll
Hearing Voices 1 Pathos Manipulation + Keening vs 7
Mood Music 1 Pathos, or 2 Pathos for positive emotions Charisma + Keening vs 7 (8 for positive emotions)
Satire 2 Pathos Charisma + Keening vs (Variable, see text)
Gain +1 temp Angst if user discovers target didn't deserve it later
Crescendo 3 Pathos, +1 temp Angst Charisma + Keening vs 8
May not be used with Sotto Voice
Requiem 3 Pathos, +1 Pathos per success Manipulation + Keening vs 7
+1 temp Angst if inflicting a dark emotion
May be resisted by rolling Willpower
Initiate Keening Spend Roll
Sotto Voice 1 Pathos Manipulation + Keening vs 6
Cacophony 2 Pathos Manipulation + Keening vs 7
Gain 1 temp Angst if used to interrupt another Wraith's Keening
May not be used with Sotto Voice
Siren Song 2 Pathos Manipulation + Keening vs target's Willpower
May only affect one target
Banshee 3 Pathos, +1 temp Angst Charisma + Keening vs 8
May spend a Pathos to cancel later
Out Of Tune 3 Pathos Manipulation + Keening vs 8
May resist by rolling Willpower

Lifeweb

  • Primary Guild: Monitors
  • Allied Guilds: Puppeteers (Puppetry), Solicitors (Intimation)
  • If a target Fetter is in the Skinlands, the difficulty is the Shroud rating at the target's location
    • Shadowlands is diff 7
    • Tempest is diff 8
    • Labyrinth is diff 9
  • Targets may roll Perception + Awareness vs 7 to identify when they're being targeted by Lifeweb
  • Reference: Wraith20 186
Common Lifeweb Spend Roll
Sense Strands 1 Pathos (optional, see text) Perception + Lifeweb
Primary use is automatic
Strand Channel 2 Pathos Intelligence + Lifeweb
Splice Strand 3 Pathos Intelligence + Lifeweb
Sever Strand 2 Pathos, 1 Willpower, +1 temp Angst per net success Intelligence + Lifeweb
Fetter resists with Willpower
Souls Interwoven 5 Pathos, 3 Willpower Intelligence + Lifeweb
Initiate Lifeweb Spend Roll
Vibrations in the Web 1 Pathos Perception + Lifeweb
May resist by rolling Willpower
Movement in the Web 1 Pathos Perception + Lifeweb vs target's Willpower
Web Parasite 1 Willpower, +1 temp Angst per success Perception + Lifeweb vs local Shroud rating
Walk the Web 3 Pathos, 2 Corpus Perception + Lifeweb
Master in the Web +1 permanent Angst when learned When learned, user gains a mentally debilitating condition

Mnemosynis

  • Primary Guild: Mnemoi
  • Allied Guilds: Pardoners (Castigate), Haunters (Pandemonium)
  • Unless otherwise stated, difficulties are as follows
    • 6 to target yourself
    • Target's Willpower if targeting another
      • Any non-consensual use allows a Willpower roll to resist
      • If used across the Shroud, difficulty is local Shroud rating or target's Willpower, whichever is higher
  • Reference: Wraith20 190
Common Mnemosynis Spend Roll
Keys to the Memory Palace Intelligence + Mnemosynis
Further Reflection 2 Pathos Charisma + Mnemosynis
Open Book Variable, see text Intelligence + Mnemosynis
Phantom Pain 3 Pathos Charisma + Mnemosynis
+1 temp Angst
Muse of Lies Variable, see text Variable, see text
Initiate Mnemosynis Spend Roll
Memory Vault 1 Pathos Intelligence + Mnemosynis
Washed in the Lethe 2 Pathos Charisma + Mnemosynis
Tabula Rasa 2 Pathos Charisma + Mnemosynis
+1 temp Angst if non-consensual
Soulkeeper 3 Pathos, 1 Willpower Intelligence + Mnemosynis
+1 temp Angst per success if non-consensual
Gray Man All Pathos, 1 perm Willpower Charisma + Mnemosynis vs 9
May be resisted with Willpower vs user's Charisma + Mnemosynis

Moliate

  • Primary Guild: Masquers
  • Allied Guilds: Usurers (Usury), Sandmen (Phantasm)
  • Failed Moliate rolls result in the opposite of what was wanted
  • Reference: Wraith20 196
Common Moliate Spend Roll
Imitate 1 Pathos Dexterity + Moliate vs variable, see text
Sculpt 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus from the target Dexterity + Moliate vs 7
Armory 3 Pathos Intelligence + Moliate vs Stamina +3
Difficulty is Strength +3 for armor
May not make armor and weapons in the same use
May only be used on yourself
Rend 1 Pathos, +1 temp Angst Dexterity + Moliate vs target's Stamina +3
Bodyshape 4 Pathos Dexterity + Moliate vs variable, see text
+2 temp Angst is non-consensual
May spend 1 permanent Willpower to make permanent
Initiate Moliate Spend Roll
Shapesense 1 Pathos Dexterity + Moliate vs variable, see text
Unmarked 1 Pathos Dexterity + Moliate vs 8
Panoply of Eyes 2 Pathos Strength + Moliate vs variable, see text
Girding As Armory
May be used on other Wraiths
Savage 3 Pathos, +1 temp Angst per success Dexterity + Moliate vs target's Stamina or Willpower +3, whichever is higher

Outrage

  • Primary Guild: Spooks
  • Allied Guilds: Haunters (Pandemonium), Puppeteers (Puppetry)
  • Any use across the Shroud uses the local Shroud rating as the difficulty
    • Difficulty is 7 in the Shadowlands
    • Difficulty is 6 in the Tempest
    • Difficulty is 5 in the Labyrinth
      • Each use of Outrage in the Labyrinth also gives the user +1 temp Angst
  • Reference: Wraith20 200
Common Outrage Spend Roll
Wraithgrasp 1 Pathos Strength + Outrage
Stonehand Punch 1 Pathos Normal Brawl attack
May spend an additional Pathos to add Outrage rating to the damage dice pool
Wings of Rage 2 Pathos None
Death's Touch 3 Pathos Stamina + Outrage
Each attack gives +1 temp Angst
Obliviate 3 Pathos, +3 temp Angst Strength + Outrage
Initiate Outrage Spend Roll
Taptap 1 Pathos Stamina + Outrage
May also spend 1 Corpus to manipulate touch screens
Stonehand Parry 1 Pathos Strength + Outrage
Does not count as an action
May block thrown and archaic ranged weapons at +1 diff
Tantrum 2 Pathos, 2 Corpus, +1 temp Angst Stamina + Outrage
Wyldfire 2 Pathos, 1 Corpus, +1 temp Angst per success Stamina + Outrage
Anger Enough for Two Worlds 3 Pathos, 1 Willpower, 1 Corpus per success, +1 temp Angst per success Strength + Outrage
Only usable in the Shadowlands

Pandemonium

  • Primary Guild: Haunters
  • Allied Guilds: Spooks (Outrage), Mnemoi (Mnemosynis)
  • When using Pandemonium across the Shroud, the difficulty is equal to the local Shroud rating
  • In Stygia and the Tempest, the difficulty is 6
    • Each 1 rolled, regardless of successes, gives the user +1 temp Angst
  • In the Labyrinth, use is at difficulty 6
    • Each 10 rolled counts as 2 successes
    • Each 2 rolled also counts for a botch, in addition to 1s
    • Users of Pandemonium in the Labyrinth never gain Angst from its use
  • Reference: Wraith20 204
Common Pandemonium Spend Roll
Weirdness 1 Pathos Wits + Pandemonium
Befuddlement 1 Pathos Wits + Pandemonium
Strange Ether 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus Intelligence + Pandemonium
Foul Humor 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus, +1 temp Angst Intelligence + Pandemonium
+1 temp Angst if the effect is damaging
Summoning a non-disgusting substance requires spending a Willpower
Tempus Fugit 4 Pathos, 1 Corpus Wits + Pandemonium
May spend additional Corpus to speed up/slow down time further
May be used once per scene
Initiate Pandemonium Spend Roll
Taste Chaos Wits + Pandemonium
Postmortemscript 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus Intelligence + Pandemonium
Escher’s Stair 2 Pathos, 1 Corpus Wits + Pandemonium
Grotesque Apparition 2 Pathos, 3 Corpus, +1 temp Angst per success Intelligence + Pandemonium
May spend additional Corpus for enhanced abilities
Tesseract Bomb 3 Pathos, 3 Corpus Wits + Pandemonium

Phantasm

  • Primary Guild: Sandmen
  • Allied Guilds: Chanteurs (Keening), Masquers (Moliate)
  • Unless otherwise stated, uses across the Shroud are at a difficulty equal to the local Shroud rating
  • Unless otherwise stated, using on a target in the Underworld has a difficulty equal to the target's Willpower
  • Reference: Wraith20 209
Common Phantasm Spend Roll
Sleepsense Perception + Phantasm vs 6
If determining whether a Wraith Slumbers in an object, difficulty is the target's Willpower or Pathos, whichever is higher
Dreamweaver 2 Pathos Manipulation + Phantasm vs varied, see text
Morphean Embrace 1 Pathos, 1 Corpus Perception + Phantasm vs target's Willpower
Roll isn't needed against a willing target
Unwilling targets may resist with an Intelligence + Subterfuge roll
Phantasmagoria 3 Pathos Perception + Phantasm vs 6
May spend 1 Pathos to extend the effect each turn
May spend Corpus to grant illusion health levels
May only be created in the Underworld unless Embodied
Agon 3 Pathos, +2 temp Angst Perception + Phantasm vs local Shroud or 8, whichever is higher
May resist with Wits + Subterfuge vs 8
Initiate Phantasm Spend Roll
Dreamreading Perception + Phantasm vs 6
Dream Sequence Manipulation + Phantasm vs target's Willpower
Requires Phantasm 3 to affect other Shadowlands entities
Requires Phantasm 4 to affect Skinlands supernatural creatures
Deep Slumber Intelligence + Phantasm vs 7
Tableau Of Terror 2 Pathos Perception + Phantasm vs 5
May spend 1 Pathos per turn to maintain
Oneirataxia 2 Pathos Manipulation + Phantasm vs varied, see text
+1 Pathos per additional function performed at the same time

Puppetry

  • Primary Guild: Puppeteers
  • Allied Guilds: Monitors (Lifeweb), Spooks (Outrage)
  • Only works on normal Mortals
    • Unless Menagerie Mask is learned
  • Unless otherwise stated, difficulty is the local Shroud rating
  • All uses may be resisted by rolling Willpower vs 6
  • Unless otherwise stated, all Arts excepting Skinride requires already Skinriding the target
  • While skinriding, a Wraith is considered to be fully within the Skinlands
    • When the host receives damage, the Wraith receives the same amount of the same type of damage
  • Reference: Wraith20 213
Common Puppetry Spend Roll
Skinride 1 Pathos Strength + Puppetry
Twitch 1 Pathos Strength + Puppetry
+1 temp Angst if the host resists
Master's Voice 1 Pathos Stamina + Puppetry
+2 temp Angst if host resists
Rein in the Mind 4 Pathos Stamina + Puppetry
+1 temp Angst if target is willing
+4 temp Angst if target resists
Obliterate the Soul 5 Pathos, 2 Willpower Strength + Puppetry
May only be used on a Mortal Consort with no supernatural qualities
Gain an amount of temp Angst equal to the host's Willpower x 3
Initiate Puppetry Spend Roll
Menagerie Mask Automatic, effects are varied
Must purchase Skinride before purchasing Menagerie Mask
Admix Humors 2 Pathos Stamina + Puppetry
Shared Blood, Shared Breath Normal Pathos expenditure x2, 1 Willpower None
May not heal Aggravated damage
Only works on a Consort
Revivify 3 Pathos, 1 Willpower, +2 temp Angst Strength + Puppetry
+1 temp Angst per success
Legion 3 Pathos, 1 Willpower None
Only works on Consorts

Usury

  • Primary Guild: Usurers
  • Allied Guilds: Masquers (Moliate), Oracles (Fatalism)
  • Unless otherwise stated, all Arts require touching the target
    • To affect a Skinlands target, this requires other Arcanoi that allow touching across the Shroud
  • Unless otherwise stated, all difficulties are 6
  • Reference: Wraith20 217
Common Usury Spend Roll
Appraisal Automatic
Does not require touch
Pathos Conduit 1 Pathos Charisma + Usury vs target's current Pathos
Difficulty is target's Willpower to siphon
Each use to steal from an involuntary target gives +1 temp Angst
Corpus Conduit Charisma + Usury vs target's current Corpus or health levels
Manipulation + Usury vs target's Willpower to receive Corpus
Health levels convert to Corpus, and vice versa
Each use to steal from an unwilling subject grants +2 temp Angst
Facilitate None
If used to transfer stolen Pathos or Corpus, user and target gain +1 temp Angst
Invest 2 Pathos, 1 Willpower Manipulation + Usury vs 7
Initiate Usury Spend Roll
Gray Ledger Charisma + Usury
Plasm Exchange 1 Pathos Charisma + Usury
Suspend 2 Pathos Charisma + Usury
1 Willpower to activate early
Oblivion’s Seal Variable Pathos Charisma + Usury vs 3 + total number of bound targets
Each target spends 1 Pathos
Arcanos Conduit Up to 10 Pathos, 1 Willpower Charisma + Usury vs 8
If target is unwilling, +2 temp Angst per dot of Arcanoi stolen

Risen

Even if a Risen can't use an Arcanos, they can still learn it (subject to other limits):

  • They may have learned it before becoming Risen.
  • They may cease to be Risen.
  • It may benefit other dice pools.

Risen-only Arcanoi

Fascinate

  • Reference: Wraith20 396
  • Must make eye contact with the target
    • Preferably when alone
  • Cannot force anyone to do anything against their Nature
Fascinate Spend Roll
Distraction Manipulation + Fascinate vs target's Willpower
Only works once per scene per target
A botch prevents usage on the same target for a day
Remembrance 1 Pathos Manipulation + Fascinate vs target's Willpower
Charge of Duty 2 Pathos Charisma + Expression vs target's Willpower
+2 temp Angst on a botch
Facilitate 3 Pathos, 1 Willpower, +1 temp Angst Fascinate + Intimidation vs target's Willpower
+2 temp Angst on a botch
Target Lock 3 Pathos, 2 Willpower, +2 temp Angst Manipulation + Fascinate vs target's Willpower

Serendipity

  • Reference: Wraith20 397
Serendipity Spend Roll
Fortuitous Wandering Serendipity + Awareness vs 6
Flashback 2 Pathos Serendipity + Awareness vs 9 minus the Fetter's rating
+1 temp Angst on a botch
The Face in the Crowd 2 Pathos Serendipity + Empathy vs varied, see text
Fortuitous Meeting 3 Pathos, 1 Willpower Manipulation + Serendipity vs 7
Must have met the target at least once
+2 temp Angst on a botch
Target must be within 100 miles and able to travel
The Drum Beats On 4 Pathos, 1 Willpower Manipulation + Serendipity vs varied, see text
+1 temp Angst on a botch