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While Luna is the mother of all //Uratha//, only the Forsaken receive her blessing in the form of their Auspice. Depending upon their habits and personality they will attract Luna's attention during one of her five aspects. Under her gaze, or perhaps because of it, they will undergo their First Change and be forever tied to one of her faces, drawing strength and purpose from her.

Cahalith - Those who Change under the Gibbous Moon

Dreamers, seers, storytellers, and care-givers. Those who look beyond themselves attract Luna's notice whenever she shows the world a more relaxed mood. They are the visionaries, entertainers, and scholars who care as much, if not more, for others than themselves.

Elodoth - Those who Change under the Half Moon

The fair and just, open-minded and objective are the only ones who can earn Luna's concern whenever she begins to turn away from the world. They seek balance and perspective, never content with only one viewpoint or simple answers, making them ideal judges, investigators, and diplomats.

Irraka - Those who Change under the New Moon

Trickery, deceit, and cunning are the qualities that will meet Luna's approval when she hides herself from the world. Able to blend in to their surroundings or even disappear completely, wherever they may, and fool even the most discerning eyes, the best trackers, scouts, spies, and stalkers find their First Change under this Auspice.

Ithaeur - Those who Change under the Crescent Moon

It has been said that the occult mysteries of the world can only be viewed from the corner of one's eye and it is when Luna does just this that she will clearly see the mystics among the //Uratha//. These individuals are the ritemasters and ritualists who gather secrets, lore, and wisdom from the //Hisil//.

Rahu - Those who Change under the Full Moon

Those who are warriors, first and foremost, gather Luna's attention whenever she faces the world fully. Whether meeting an enemy on the field of battle with tooth and claw or rising to the challenge of some other adversity, //Rahu// are passionate and relentless in their pursuit of victory at any cost.

Auspice Change Hunt Role Auspice Skills Renown Gifts Hunter's Aspect Auspice Benefit
Cahalith Gibbous Moon Visionary Crafts, Expression, Persuasion Glory Gibbous Moon, Inspiration, Knowledge Monstrous - Inflicts Resigned Condition Prophetic Dreams - Roll Intelligence+Occult for hints; Storyteller can confer +3 modifier to player/packmate or -3 modifier to NPC, or can fail action/suffer damage/setback to take Beat. Once a Chapter any use.
Elodoth Half Moon Walker Between Empathy, Investigation, Politics Honor Half Moon, Insight, Warding Isolating - Inflicts Isolated Condition Darkness Into Light - Can cease Death Rage, target gains Stunned Tilt for next turn if Basu-Im; Roll Presence+Empathy+Primal Urge-Resolve+Composure to force into Wasu-Im. Once a Chapter any use.
Irraka New Moon Stalker Larceny, Stealth, Subterfuge Cunning New Moon, Evasion, Stealth Blissful - Inflicts Unaware Condition Closer than You - Can: Move initiative rating within one point of target, must remain higher/lower; Move in range to use teeth/claws on opponent not attacking player; Subtract -2 from number of doors in Social Maneuvering. Once a Chapter any use.
Ithaeur Crescent Moon Spirit Master Animal Ken, Medicine, Occult Wisdom Crescent Moon, Elemental, Shaping Mystic - Inflicts Mystified Condition Spirit Howl - Spend Essence point to cause all spirits of lower rank to flee/hide/go dormant, more powerful avoid; spirits allies of pack/tribal totem may come to aid; hostile spirit's Defense penalized by Wisdom Renown. Once a Chapter any use.
Rahu Full Moon Warrior Brawl, Intimidation, Survival Purity Full Moon, Dominance, Strength Dominant - Inflicts Swaggering Condition Tenacious - Can ignore Conditions/Tilts hindering player in combat for 2 turns: Does not resolve Condition/end Tilt, Conditions/Tilts return after 2 turns. Once a Chapter any use.