Actions

Three-Fold Partition of the Soul

From DivNull RPG

Cost: 10 motes, 1 willpower, 1 health level
Duration: Permanent Essence in Turns
Type: Extra Action
Minimum Martial Arts: 5
Minimum Essence: 4
Style and Source: Wolf and Raven Style by Mapache & TonyC
Prerequisite Charms: Catching the Thrown Focus, Tearing Out the Flesh, Rending the Heart and Soul

The body is home to both the higher and lower souls, as well as the shard of Celestial Essence that empowers the Exaltation. With great practice, masters of the art can loose their souls separately to fight alongside their body. When this charm is activated, the Hun and the Po fly forth, taking the form of ghostly versions of the character's body, which is controlled entirely by the Celestial Essence. (As such, this charm cannot be used by Terrestrials, for they have no Celestial Essence, only the Exaltation of the blood.)

The Hun's traits match those of the unarmed, unarmored character while under the influence of Raven Form. Likewise, the Po's traits are those of the bare character under Wolf Form. The body retains whatever armament it had prior to invoking the charm. Being freed of the mortal aspects of the soul provides unparalleled clarity, providing automatic successes equal to the character's permanent Essence on all Martial Arts rolls. These effects last a number of turns equal to the Exalt's permanent Essence before the multiple fragments of the soul need to recombine. While the Exalt is so partitioned, each of the three parts acts with its own fully independent action. All three share common essence and willpower stores, and take damage on the same track.