Powers - Innate - Domain Extrospection - Dot 0 - Spirit Sense

An Awakened can sense Essence flowing in to and out of their Domain:

Cost None.
Action Reactive, Negligible.
Responds to A change in the Domain.
Roll [Wits + Awareness + Release Level, up to dots in Extrospection] (not usually needed).
Effect Sense the flow of Essence.



An Awakened can sense supernatural power in their vicinity:

Cost None.
Action Reactive, Negligible.
Responds to A change in area around Awakened.
Roll [Wits + Awareness + Release Level, up to dots in Extrospection].
Effect The Awakened experiences an ominous, hair lifting sensation. Because of their Malevolent Soul this is more likely to fill them with anticipation than fear.
Note Can oppose supernatural concealment effects by either noticing the thing concealed anyway, or by noticing the concealment effect itself (allowing Malevolent Soul to resist effect with penalties). Raising Spirit Sight (see below) can give a clearer view, removing some penalties.



An Awakened can intensify their passive sense into an active Spirit Sight:

Action Negligible.
Cost Invest 1 Aura.
Duration While maintain at least Release Level 1.
Effect The Awakened’s eyes become vivid green. Their ears become pointed and long.
Effect +1 dice to Initiative rolls.
Effect +1 dice to rolls for perceiving mundane effects.
Effect add dice equal to [ Release Level, up to dots in Extrospection] to rolls for perceiving supernatural effects.
Effect On a successful roll, the character can ‘see’ supernatural energies.



While Spirit Sight is active, the Awakened can actively ‘look’ for supernatural presences.

Requires Spirit Sight is active.
Cost None.
Action Minor.
Roll Intellect + Awareness + Release Level, up to dots in Extrospection].
Effect Successes determine how well the Awakened ‘sees’ supernatural presences and effects.
Note It is possible to detect things covered by supernatural aversion effects using Spirit Sight if the thing covered is supernatural. It is also possible to detect and examine the effect itself, reducing penalties for Malevolent Soul to break the effect.



While Spirit Sight is active, the Awakened may try to glimpse the situation and condition of a mortal who contributes Essence to the Domain:

Requires Spirit Sight is active.
Requires Must be in the Domain.
Cost None.
Action Minor.
Roll [Composure + Empathy + Release Level, up to dots in Extrospection].
Effect Glimpse the mortal contributor’s identity and situation. Number of successes determines clarity.
Note Successes at perceiving the mortal make it possible / easier to add them to a Mind’s Reach gestalt or Spirit Step to their location.



Note: This is an Innate Power that the character gains on Awakening.



Links for other Extrospective powers:

Dot 0 – Cries of the World
Dot 0 – Domain Dreaming
Dot 0 – Spirit Sense
Dot 0 – Manifest Aura

Dot 1 – Mind’s Reach
Dot 2 – Bestow
Dot 3 – Spirit Step

Powers - Innate - Domain Extrospection - Dot 0 - Spirit Sense

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