Shadow Gaze

Wisdom •

Moon Gift: Gift of the Sickle Moon

Cost: 1 Essence
Duration: 1 scene
Dice Pool: Wits + Occult + Wisdom versus Resistance
Action: Instant

This Facet forces the Shadow to spill forth its secrets before the baleful gaze of the Ithaeur.

The Theurge adds her Wisdom Renown to all Empathy rolls made when interacting with spirits and the Ridden. Shadow Gaze can also be used directly against any spirit that the Theurge can perceive, revealing the symbolic truth buried at its heart. Second and subsequent uses of this ability in the scene cost 1 Essence each.

Dramatic Failure: The Theurge is unable to read the spirit, and the spirit becomes aware of the Theurge’s attempt to do so.
Failure: The Theurge is unable to read the spirit.
Success: The Theurge learns the spirit’s ban or bane.
Exceptional Success: The Theurge learns both the spirit’s ban and bane.

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