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[#][F] The Demented One - 5 Days ago
Originally posted by The Lidless Eye That Sees View Post
Will we ever see the evocations for N/A artifacts like the eye of autocthon or the mantle of Brigid?
It's possible.

[#][F] The Demented One - 5 Days ago
Originally posted by Sith_Happens View Post
Anything you can tell us about it and what it would have done?
I'll hold off, just in case it ever sees the light of day again.

In the meantime then, when exactly does something start being an Artifact N/A? Arms literally describes them as plot devices, but neither Ascendant Nova Phoenix nor Karvara seem to me to fit that description, strong as they may be.
Power of a scale and scope that's far beyond that of an Artifact 5, such that it may be called a plot device.

[#][F] The Demented One - 5 Days ago
Originally posted by ReshyShira View Post


Are the Lunar charm sets going to be weaker in general compared to other exalted charms due to their synergy possibility?
Not weaker, per se, but they have a lot more of the Simple keyword, and other siloing mechanics that keep you from just throwing all your goodstuff on every roll.

[#][F] The Demented One - 5 Days ago
Originally posted by Brasstreader View Post
Is Wind Armor Technique incompatible with Silken Armor? It says silken armor is compatible with MA, but does that extend to all 'incompatible with armor' things?
No, it's only for Martial Arts.

[#][F] The Demented One - 6 Days ago
Originally posted by Sith_Happens View Post
Were there ever any other Artifact N/A’s considered for putting in Arms?
I think there was a N/A weapon in the outline, but I don't know if it ever got written up.

What are the odds of seeing more N/A’s in future books?
While we're probably going to focus on things that most players can use, I feel like we'll eventually do another.

[#][F] The Demented One - 6 Days ago
Originally posted by devaking View Post
about shields.....

my question here is: is the take cover: behind my shield possible, not in a stunt, just normally.
I don't believe that was the intention behind them, but then, I didn't write shields or the cover rules.

[#][F] The Demented One - 6 Days ago
Originally posted by BrilliantRain View Post
Vance, you’ve implied several times that you have a bunch of Lunar charms written. Can you tell us what their current stats is? Like, are they just a whole bunch of notes, a detailed outline of what effects should be where, or do you have an alpha build for a chunk of the charmset? I assume you haven’t really had much time to playtest things yet
Right now I have ~200 Lunar Charms completely written, and several more outlined. That's just me; I'm not the only writer working on it.

[#][F] The Demented One - 6 Days ago
Originally posted by Brasstreader View Post
For Effortlessly Rising Flame, it says 'rolls an additional non-Charm die for every 10'. Usually, non-Charm die are hard to get; does this mean I roll an additional die for every 10 dice I would have had on the roll, or that rolled 10s explode?
The latter.

[#][F] The Demented One - 6 Days ago
Originally posted by danelsan View Post
Possibly too soon to ask, but hey, can't blame a guy for trying to get some teasers for Lunars, right?

Anyway, I was thinking on the idea of changing forms frequently while fighting: take a small form to help dodge an attack or slip a grapple, turn into a constrictor snake or just a huge form to start a grapple of your own, turn into a horse or cheetah for Rushing, try to re-establish stealth by jumping on a bush while shifting into a rat, doing the Atom/Antman "suddenly-increase-in-size-uppercut" by rapidly going from corgi to gorilla and so on...

Is that sort of thing feasible for Lunars to do with their baseline Shapeshifting power? I imagine not exactly, but if you turn up a form that already presents such an advantage in their stats (like a small form might have bonus Evasion against anything larger than a housecat if I recall correctly) you can benefit from it.
Yes, although there are some Charms that'll help with that fighting style.

What about specific Charms that allow individual "maneuvers" as long as the Lunar can employ some appropriate shape? Like, say, a Dexterity Charm that gives X benefit on grapples as long as you use a small form or something, basically the ability to take the characteristics of different shapes and "upgrading" or bringing their themes to the forefront by investing Essence into it?
It's been a very fertile design space.

[#][F] The Demented One - 6 Days ago
Originally posted by wern212 View Post
Is Divine Mantle intended to work with all Spirit types, or only Gods?
Any spirit.

[#][F] The Demented One - 6 Days ago
Originally posted by Sunder the Gold View Post
Dragon-Blooded didn't get anything like Glorious Solar Saber, but would other Celestial Exalted have the ability to create a source of personal Evocations stemming from themselves rather than an external artifact?
It's possible.

And are there any particular constraints on the kinds of Evocations that Glorious Solar Saber can support?
Yes, the ones specified in the Charm.

[#][F] The Demented One - 7 Days ago
Originally posted by ale137 View Post
Im reading Spirit-Repelling Diagram, i find it hard to understand what it does and when i am supposed to use this charm.
First it says that spirits either materialize or get push out of the circle, then that spirits outside of the circle cant attack people inside (im guessing this is regardless if they were push back or not), and last it says that spirits who were push back cant attack characters within (so if a spirit is pushed back and then materializates, it cant come back to bite me?).

Is this supposed to be a defense specialized against spirits that attack at range? But then what is the point of the effect of pushing spirits back, but leaving inside the ones willing to eat my face?
I cat think of a situation where i would be near a dematerialized spirit or group of them and using this charm wouldnt cause them to materializate and attack me.
I think spirits that can do nasty stuff to you while dematerialized is the primary use case.

[#][F] The Demented One - 7 Days ago
Originally posted by SerCerriusLee View Post
Would using Cancel The Apocalypse on a Dragonblood allow you to reset or otherwise mess with their anima?
Nah, it only shuts down Charms.

[#][F] The Demented One - 7 Days ago
Originally posted by rj.au View Post
Is Unbroken Image Focus's cost 3m+(1cxp per success) or (3m+1cxp) per success?
The former.

Do successes from Flawless Handiwork Method rerolls count as "on the initial roll" for Unbroken Image Focus?
Yes.

[#][F] The Demented One - 7 Days ago
Originally posted by RustedAir View Post
When an excellency adds successes to a roll you can only add one per every two full dice in your cap, correct? IE if your cap is 5 you can only add 2 successes
I started second-guessing this when I read that the amount DBs can add to static values rounds up.
I'm probably gonna tweak the Dragon-Blooded dice cap for static values to bring it in line with the Solar one.