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Halo of the Sun

Rank 5 Children of Gaia Gift

The Garou is surrounded by a nimbus of blazing sunlight. Some Wyrm-creatures may flee before this terrifying sight, but any who stay and fight discover that the Garou strikes with added power. Helios, the Celestine of the sun, teaches this Gift.

System: The player spends one Gnosis point, and the effects of the Gift last for one scene. The Garou is surrounded in blinding sunlight, and anyone looking directly at the werewolf is blinded (add three to difficulties to attack the Garou). The Garou adds two dice of damage to all hand attacks, and hand damage is considered aggravated in all forms. Any vampires within 20 feet take damage as though exposed to true, direct sunlight.

Source: Core book revised.


Renew the Cycle

Rank 6 Silver Fang Gift

One of the most potent powers available to the Garou, this Gift allows the correction of a grievous wrong to the natural cycle of Gaia. The undead, whose very existence is an affront to the natural order of things, wither and crumble to dust when struck by the power of this Gift. Whether the undead is a shambling, month-old animated corpse or an ancient vampire, the Fang can destroy it with but a glance.

Only an avatar of Helios of Gaia Herself can teach this Gift.

System: The Garou and the victim enter into a resisted contest of Gnosis versus Willpower (both difficulty 8). The Garou must then spend three permanent Gnosis points to activate the wrath of Gaia. If the Garou wins the contest, the vampire (or other undead) is reduced to its natural state: Elder vampires turn to dust, whereas freshly exhumed corpses simply lose their animation. This Gift forces mummies into a dead season of sleep but does not destroy them.

Source: Player’s Guide Second Edition.


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