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Second Edition

Origins

Formal Name Informal Name Anchor Variation Description Book
Autourgics Elect Loyalty Overt Those who sought the power of the Divergence, to serve a cause or just for its own sake. DTR 24
Epimorphs Volunteers Loyalty Subtle Those led to the procedure that would break them by promises or lies. DTR 26
Exomorphs Unwilling Conviction Overt Those whom others have subjected to the Divergence by force. DTR 28
Genotypals Born Conviction Subtle Those whose transformation was fated from birth, by heritage, prophecy, or prenatal treatment. DTR 30
Pathologicals Accidents Any Any Those transformed by sheer freak circumstance. DTR 32

Clades

Formal Name Informal Name Description Book
Cephalists Psychics Those transformed by the cracking open of the mind to influence deeper reality. DTR 34
Chimerics Hybrids Those transformed by fusion with other sorts of life, whether engineered, transplanted, or infected. DTR 36
Coactives Infused Those transformed by being charged with and absorbing potent energies. DTR 38
Invasives Cyborgs Those transformed by the merging of their body with occult artifacts or mechanical devices. DTR 40
Mutants Grotesques Those transformed by the rebellion of their body into bizarre shapes and natures. DTR 42

Adaptations

Universal
Stubborn Resolve Once per chapter, use your Loyalty or Conviction as a bonus to resist being swayed. DTR 112
Cephalist
Focus Once per chapter, push a Variation beyond its Magnitude for the scene, at a potential cost of Willpower. DTR 112
Iron Will Spend Willpower to refresh a per-scene or per-chapter Variation or Adaptation. DTR 112
Chimeric
Untamed Once per chapter, suppress the Magnitude of Scars, at a potential cost of Willpower. DTR 112
Adrenaline Surge Take resistant damage to refresh a per-scene or per-chapter Variation or Adaptation. DTR 112
Coactive
Consume Once per chapter, push a Variation beyond its Magnitude for the scene, at a potential cost of resistant damage. DTR 112
Living Conduit Spend Willpower to refresh a per-scene or per-chapter Variation or Adaptation. DTR 112
Invasive
Redundancy Once per chapter, heal damage and Tilts taken from a scene. DTR 112
Overclock Take resistant damage to refresh a per-scene or per-chapter Variation or Adaptation. DTR 113
Mutant
Unpredictable Once per chapter, temporarily exchange a Variation for a Universal Variation up to half its Magnitude for the scene. DTR 113
Forced Growth Take minor instability to refresh a per-scene or per-chapter Variation or Adaptation. DTR 113