Ancient Mai

White Council Dragonlady

Description:

Power Level


  • Total Refresh: 38
  • Unspent Refresh: 1
  • Skill Cap: Legendary
  • Total Skill Points: 105
  • Unspent Skill Points:
  • Unspent Fate Points: 1

Aspects


  1. High Concept: Senior Council Member
  2. Trouble: Epic Struggles All Around
  3. Wisdom of the Ages
  4. Speak Softly but Carry a Big Stick
  5. My Face Tells You Nothing
  6. Political Survivor
  7. Not Suited To Combat Magic

Skills

  • (+8) Legendary: Discipline, Lore
  • (+7) Epic: Conviction, Deceit
  • (+6) Fantastic: Intimidation, Rapport, Scholarship
  • (+5) Superb: Alertness, Contacts, Empathy, Resources
  • (+4) Great: Athletics, Endurance, Investigation, Fists
  • (+3) Good: Craftsmanship, Stealth, Survival, Weapons
  • (+2) Fair: Burglary, Driving, Guns, Peformance
  • (+1) Average: Might
  • Floating Skill Pyramid Rule: Average No Longer Counts Against

Stunts, Powers, Magic

  • Stunts:
    • (-1) Hard Boiled (Discipline)
    • (-1) You don’t Want Any of This (Intimidation)
  • Powers:
    • (-3) Evocation
    • (-3) Thaumaturgy
    • (-1) The Sight
    • (0) Soulgaze
    • (0) Wizard’s Constitution
    • (-28) Refinements
      • Specializations x26
      • Focus Items x2
Specializations
  • Evocation Pyramid
    • Elements (Earth, Wood, Spirit)
    • Power Earth +5
    • Control Earth +4
    • Power Wood +3
    • Control Wood +2
    • Power Spirit +1
      • Refinement Subtotal: 7
  • Thaumaturgy Pyramid
    • Summoning Binding Complexity +6
    • Veil Complexity +5
    • Conjuration Complexity +4
    • Ward Complexity +3
    • Transportation and Worldwalking Complexity +3
    • Ectomancy Complexity +3
    • Crafting Strength +2
    • Divination Complexity +2
    • Summoning and Binding Control +2
    • Veil Control +2
    • Conjuration Control +1
    • Divination Control +1
    • Wards Control +1
    • Transportation and Worldwalking Control +1
    • Ectomancy Control +1
    • Transformation and Disruption Complexity +1
    • Crafting Frequency +1
      • Refinement Subtotal: 19
Focus Items
  • Bracelet (+1 Defensive Power and Control for Earth) (2 Slots)
Enchanted Items (12 slots)
  • Robes (10 Block or Armor:5, 4 uses) (3 slots)
  • Potions (9 slots, Base Strength 10)
Rotes
  1. Pebbles
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Attack (Earth)
      • Target 12
      • Weapon: 12
    • Duration: Instant
    • Story of the Spell: Debris, stones, pebbles, and stinging sand fly at the target at tremendous skin tearing / flaying speed.
  2. Buddha Ponders
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Maneuver and Block
      • Versus Athletics or Alertness to Establish Fragile Aspect “Held Fast” (5 of 12 Shifts)
      • Tag Aspect to Create Grapple Block 7 (7 of 12 Shifts)
    • Duration: 1 Exchange
    • Story of the Spell: The earth opens up under the target’s feet and then seals around like a fist
  3. Continue
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Maneuver (Earth, allowing Spec bonus due to thematic permanent nature of earth magic)
      • Add Exchanges
    • Duration: Add 12 Exchanges
    • Story of the Spell: She wills a spell effect to continue
  4. Stone Dragon
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Block (Earth, Defensive Focus Items)
      • Block 10 or Armor:5 (10 of 13 shifts)
    • Duration: 4 Exchanges (3 of 13 shifts)
    • Story of the Spell: Her skin hardens, much like a living stone statue
  5. Counterspell
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Counterspell (Spirit)
      • Counterspell 8
    • Duration: Instant
    • Story of the Spell: Ancient Mai sends her will against an effect, item, or potion
  6. Strength of Buddha
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Maneuver
      • Grants Fragile Aspect “Strong As Stone” (3 of 12)
      • Grants Fragile Aspect “Unstoppable As A Rockslide” (3 of 12)
      • Grants Fragile Aspect “Strikes With The Force Of A Boulder” (3 of 12)
    • Duration: 4 Exchanges
    • Story of the Spell: Ancient Mai’s eyes glow like magma slightly as she’s infused with the power of the earth itself
  7. The Earth Is My Friend
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Maneuver
      • Target Zone (2 of 12 Shifts)
      • Complexity (Mai is immune 2 of 12 Shifts)
      • Establish Sticky Aspect “Unstable Ground” (4 of 12 shifts)
    • Duration: 5 Exchanges
    • Story of the Spell: The ground roils and bubbles as Mai walks or Maneuvers over it easily
  8. Magma Wave
    • Stress Cost: 1
    • Type: Attack
      • Target 12
      • Target Zone (2 of 12 Shifts)
      • Weapon: 10
    • Duration: Instant
    • Story of the Spell: A violent upheaval of semi-molten and molten earth strikes the zone

Stress


Physical (Endurance)  : (1) (2) (3) (4)
Composure (Conviction): (1) (2) (3) (4)
Armor(s):

Consequences


Basic Minor (-2): *ANY*
Bonus Minor (-2): C (Superb Conviction)
Bonus Minor (-2): C (Epic Conviction)
Moderate    (-4): *ANY*
Severe      (-6): *ANY*
Extreme     (-8): *ANY*

Starting point for this character was, again, Deadmanwalking’s most excellent thread on the DFRPG forum and modified for our house rules

Credits

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  • Actor/Model Used For Photos: Liu Xiaoqing
Bio:

Ancient Mai

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