History Characters / Scion

3rd Oct '17 4:28:29 PM euan112358
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* TheMole: The story hooks says that one of them is working for the Titans. Which one is left up to the Storyteller.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: The plan to cut the World off from the Gods and Titans is ambitious, audacious, and will require a lot of blood and betrayal, but it's all worth it to give humans control over their own destiny.

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* TheMole: The story hooks hook says that one of them is working for the Titans. Which one is left up to the Storyteller.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: The plan to cut the World off from the Gods and Titans is ambitious, audacious, and will require a lot of blood and betrayal, but to the Keepers, it's all worth it to give humans control over their own destiny.



* TheChessmaster: His plans revolve around a [[GeometricMagic geomantic ritual]], and he's used his sway with construction firms and Heracles's incredible strength to adjust the World appropriately.

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* TheChessmaster: His plans revolve around a [[GeometricMagic geomantic ritual]], ritual]] to turn Earth's surface into a ward against the divine, and he's used his sway with construction firms and Heracles's incredible strength to adjust the World appropriately.



* KnifeNut: Uses a machete that's pretty impressive, stat-wise.

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* KnifeNut: MacheteMayhem: Uses a machete that's pretty impressive, stat-wise.
25th Sep '17 12:11:25 AM narm00
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* BeleagueredBureaucrat: Poor Yama is the death god of ''three'' separate pantheons, and has to schedule seeing his own children days in advance. "Paperwork" is one of the types of trials he uses to test his Scions.

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* BeleagueredBureaucrat: Poor Yama is the death god of ''three'' separate pantheons, pantheons (four, counting the Palas) and has to schedule seeing his own children days in advance. "Paperwork" is one of the types of trials he uses to test his Scions.


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* DivineConflict: With the Yazatas. Originally, the two groups were divine factions that went to war over territory, ideology, and religious practice; the conflict between them established them both as distinct pantheons, and has been foundational to their mutual identities since, both identifying the other as Titans. These days, it's settled down into a [[SpaceColdWar cold war]].
* MultipleChoicePast: A common thing for them in 2e, with their writeups frequently listing their multiple mythical origins.
23rd Sep '17 12:36:59 PM nombretomado
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* SocialDarwinist: Wayland is a devotee of AynRand, and wants to establish a meritocracy. (This leads to some arguments with the Marxist Imhotep.)

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* SocialDarwinist: Wayland is a devotee of AynRand, Creator/AynRand, and wants to establish a meritocracy. (This leads to some arguments with the Marxist Imhotep.)
22nd Sep '17 7:11:29 AM euan112358
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!'''Kane Taoka'''/'''Anaboko Yami'''

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!'''Kane Taoka'''/'''Anaboko Yami'''Yami'''[[note]]Hollow Darkness[[/note]]



** BrokenAce: Having grown up transgender in an oppressive Christian household that sent her to a straight camp, Blair isn't actually that much better adjusted than her sister, as evidenced by her being so desperate for affection that she's willing to get into simultaneous (and not negotiated polyamorous) relationships with Tyrone and TJ despite the risk to the band and (depending on how poorly they respond to her being outted) herself.

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** BrokenAce: Having grown up transgender in an oppressive Christian household that sent her to a straight camp, Blair isn't actually that much better adjusted than her sister, as evidenced by her being so desperate for affection that she's willing to get into simultaneous (and not negotiated polyamorous) ([[YourCheatingHeart and non-negotiated polyamorous]]) relationships with Tyrone and TJ despite the risk to the band and (depending on how poorly they respond to her being outted) outed) herself.



* TheQuisling: During WW2, she allied with the Koreans against her home country after the Japanese stole Korean national treasures, which led to her being censured by the Amatsukami. Though she eventually [[AintTooProudToBeg swallowed her pride and begged to be allowed back in]] - all part of Imhotep's plan.

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* TheQuisling: During WW2, she allied with the Koreans against her home country after [[WhatTheHellHero the Japanese stole Korean national treasures, treasures and violated another country's sacred temple]], which led to her being censured by the Amatsukami. Though she eventually [[AintTooProudToBeg swallowed her pride and begged to be allowed back in]] - all part of Imhotep's plan.
22nd Sep '17 7:01:54 AM euan112358
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!'''Dr. Aaron Tigrillo'''/'''Itztli Ocelotl'''

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!'''Dr. Aaron Tigrillo'''/'''Itztli Ocelotl'''Ocelotl'''[[note]]Obsidian Jaguar[[/note]]



* PeltsOfTheBarbarian: Takes to wearing traditional Aztec jaguar skins as a God.



!'''Yukiko Kuromizu'''/'''Gimui Kuromizuhime'''

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!'''Yukiko Kuromizu'''/'''Gimui Kuromizuhime'''Kuromizuhime'''[[note]]The Dutiful Princess of Black Water[[/note]]



** For further evidence of this, ten seconds after she tells that story, a man tries to sneak up on her with a sword drawn. She promptly cuts his hand off and leaves a massive wound in his chest. ''[[KungFuClairvoyance Without looking.]]'' Donnie is appropriately stunned.

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** For further evidence of this, ten seconds after she tells that story, a man tries to sneak up on her with a sword drawn. She promptly cuts his hand off and leaves a massive wound in his chest. ''[[KungFuClairvoyance Without Without]] [[OffhandBackhand looking.]]'' Donnie is appropriately stunned.



* AntiHero: During his childhood, he called himself a "[[BullyHunter heroic bully]]" who saved the smaller kids from the other bullies. In truth, he just unleashed his anger.

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* AntiHero: During his childhood, he called himself a "[[BullyHunter heroic bully]]" who saved the smaller kids from the other bullies. In truth, he was just unleashed his anger.a cuss with a penchant for causing pain.



A secret society of low-level Gods, all ascended Scions, who have banded together for a common goal: to shatter the ties between the World and the Overworld & Underworld, so that the Gods and Titans will no longer be able to control mortals. Introduced in ''Scion: God''.

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A [[TheConspiracy secret society society]] of low-level Gods, all ascended Scions, who have banded together for a common goal: to shatter the ties between the World and the Overworld & Underworld, so that the Gods and Titans will no longer be able to control mortals. Introduced in ''Scion: God''.
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* DefectorFromDecadence: Just about all of them have an axe to grind with their own pantheons, whether it's the way they treat mortals, the way they treated them, or just their method of doing things.
* RageAgainstTheHeavens: Their entire motivation.
* TheMole: The story hooks says that one of them is working for the Titans. Which one is left up to the Storyteller.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: The plan to cut the World off from the Gods and Titans is ambitious, audacious, and will require a lot of blood and betrayal, but it's all worth it to give humans control over their own destiny.



* BigBad: The entire instigator of the EvilPlan, the Great Working.



* MoralMyopia: In a sense. He considers himself a [[AGodIAmNot human first]] and hates how capriciously the Gods treat humanity, but he still rationalizes the slave labor to make the Pyramids and the immense sacrifice for his plan to work as "regrettable necessities".



* CarryABigStick: His olive cudgel.
* TheDragon: One of the key movers in Imhotep's Great Working.




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* ThisIsUnforgivable: Never forgave Hera for the suffering she put him through solely for being a Scion of Zeus.



* TheEngineer: His technological enhancements greatly sped up Imhotep's geographical reshaping.
* EvilGenius: Helps facilitates Imhotep's plans, though both believe that they are the smart ones of the Keepers.
* HumansAreSpecial: Believes that there's nothing Gods can do that humans cannot eventually do by themselves.
* ParentalAbandonment: Though nominally one of the Aesir, he doesn't even know who his divine parent is, or even if it's one of them.



!'''Hernan Cortes'''

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!'''Hernan Cortes'''
!'''Hernán Cortés'''



* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: Natch.




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* UnwittingPawn: Was fathered by Quetzalcoatl to be the destroyer of the Aztec civilization that his brother Tezcatlipoca, has wrought.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: The guy was manipulated into destroying his own people, and thanks to Imhotep's plan, is tasked to conduct a mass sacrifice of an entire city to fuel the Great Working ritual. And as a God, he has all the power needed to do so.



* TheResenter: Much like her half-sibling Kane, Himiko is not a fan of her mother -- in her case, Amaterasu refuses to grant her godhood because while praying at one point, Himiko didn't bow ''quite'' deeply enough.

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* DarkChick: The more feminine of the two women Keepers by a ''mile''.
* TheQuisling: During WW2, she allied with the Koreans against her home country after the Japanese stole Korean national treasures, which led to her being censured by the Amatsukami. Though she eventually [[AintTooProudToBeg swallowed her pride and begged to be allowed back in]] - all part of Imhotep's plan.
* TheResenter: Much like her half-sibling Kane, Himiko is not a fan of her mother -- in her case, Amaterasu refuses to grant her godhood because while praying at one point, Himiko didn't bow ''quite'' ''[[DisproportionateRetribution quite]]'' deeply enough.



* TheBrute: She may not be the one with the most muscle (not in a group with Heracles), but she's easily the most fearsome and the most brutal.



* TokenEvilTeammate: Most homicidal of the Keepers and the only one working for payment: Haiti.



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* TokenEvilTeammate: Most homicidal of the Keepers and the only one working for payment: Haiti. \n\n\n With werewolves in her employ, she's also the one most closely linked to the Titans.
* TheWomanBehindTheMan: Wants to always be the one pulling the strings behind Haiti's rule, and dislikes the Loa for ordering her to stay out of mortal affairs.
19th Sep '17 8:44:42 PM Leliel
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* BeleagueredBureaucrat: Poor Yama is the death god of ''three'' separate pantheons, and has to schedule seeing his own children days in advance. "Paperwork" is one of the types of trials he uses to test his Scions.
* BlackAndWhiteMorality: To a Deva, if it's a Titan or a Titanspawn, it's an asura, and thus, it is evil. This does not win them many friends among the Yazatas or the Loa.
* SealedEvilInACan: In 2E, Ravana is dead, but the Devas fear he is still active anyway, seeking a way to live again.
* WretchedHive: Lanka, which seems to have been cursed to always be the inhabitation of monsters; today, it's a veritable melting pot of Titanspawn, many of whom are looking for the reincarnation of [[BigBad Ravana]] to rule and organize them.




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* EverybodyHatesHades: Averted. In 1E, Hades was just a stoic functionary of the Underworld, and in 2E, he's that plus he's HappilyMarried to Persephone, who is herself DarkIsNotEvil (she's the goddess of Things That Rise From The Earth, making her both the patron of spring and {{Necromancy}}.)
17th Sep '17 7:09:48 AM cordychase
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* MeaningfulName: Corbin comes from a French word that means raven.
14th Sep '17 9:46:13 PM euan112358
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* DarkIsNotEvil: She's may be a Goddess of Death who descends from the chief Loa of the Dead, but she's a nice girl who's on the side of good.

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* DarkIsNotEvil: She's She may be a Goddess of Death who descends from the chief Loa of the Dead, but she's a nice girl who's on the side of good.



* RevolversAreJustBetter: Giantbane. The hammer is a piece of {{Mjolnir}}. Between [[HandCannon its sheer size]] and the punch it packs, it's also a {{BFG}}.

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* RevolversAreJustBetter: Giantbane. The hammer is a piece of {{Mjolnir}}. Between [[HandCannon its sheer size]] and the punch it packs, it's also a {{BFG}}. Eric can even make it [[ShockAndAwe shoot lightning]]!



* BadassBeard: He has quite an impressive beard, which only grows more so as he

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* BadassBeard: He has quite an impressive beard, which only grows more so as on his adventures.
* CombatMedic: He may be a doctor, but given the amount of obsidian-lined weaponry
he carries, never count him out in a fight.



* CannotTalkToMen: As part of her many issues, she really has trouble talking to members of the opposite sex. [[spoiler: That's part of the reason she's never able to confess her feelings for Donnie.]]
* TheChick: She's the most femininine member of the Band.

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* CannotTalkToMen: As part of her many issues, she really has trouble talking to members of the opposite sex. [[spoiler: That's part of the reason [[CannotSpitItOut she's never able to confess her feelings for Donnie.Donnie]].]]
* TheChick: She's the most femininine feminine member of the Band.



* ShrinkingViolet: Between cultural expectations and the bullying she underwent as a girl, Yukiko is a

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* ShrinkingViolet: Between cultural expectations and the bullying she underwent as a girl, Yukiko is a certainly counts. [[BewareTheNiceOnes But don't underestimate her]].



* KnifeNut: Her WeaponOfChoic e is her enchanted obsidian dagger.

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* KnifeNut: Her WeaponOfChoic e WeaponOfChoice is her enchanted obsidian dagger.



* BerserkButton, SingleIssueWonk: He is very prone to take insults from whites where none are intended.

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* BerserkButton, SingleIssueWonk: BerserkButton[=/=]SingleIssueWonk: He is very prone to take insults from whites where none are intended.



* AbusiveParents: Her parents didn't take well to their son's gender identity issues.



* LoveRuinsTheRealm: Both Tyrone and TJ are attracted to her and that conflict alone could rip the team in half, assuming she doesn't exacerbate things by dating them both and "forgetting" to share that. Besides that, neither ex-Marine Tyrone nor military brat tabloid journalist TJ are likely to [[UnsettlingGenderReveal respond favourably to being attracted to a trans* woman]].

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* LoveRuinsTheRealm: Both Tyrone and TJ are attracted to her and that conflict alone could rip the team in half, assuming she doesn't exacerbate things by dating them both and "forgetting" to share that. Besides that, neither ex-Marine Tyrone nor military brat tabloid journalist TJ are likely to [[UnsettlingGenderReveal respond favourably favorably to being attracted to a trans* woman]].



* MilitaryBrat: His dad was in the U.S. military who met his mom in Okinawa.



* ActionGirl: When her father is the Loa of War, it goes without saying that a fiery temper and a skill in combat are things she comes by naturally.

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* ActionGirl: When her father is the Loa of War, thunder and lightning, it goes without saying that a fiery temper and a skill in combat are things she comes by naturally.



* AntiHero: During his childhood, he called himself a "heroic bully" who saved the smaller kids from the other bullies. In truth, he just unleashed his anger.

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* AntiHero: During his childhood, he called himself a "heroic bully" "[[BullyHunter heroic bully]]" who saved the smaller kids from the other bullies. In truth, he just unleashed his anger.




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* SkeletonsInTheCoatCloset: Has a necklace of skulls just like her mother.



* ChainSmoker




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* TheSmokingSection: Let's just say she's not happy about the tobacco rationing going on during wartime.



* CarryABigStick: He carries two enchanted javelins that return to him after being thrown as relic weapons.




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* WeaponOfChoice:
** A ''gambantein'', or [[SimpleStaff rune-carved staff]].
** He carries two enchanted javelins that return to him after being thrown as relic weapons.




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* {{Handgun}}: Carries one named "Avenger".
* WellDoneDaughterGirl: After her Visitation, she became devoted to impressing her daddy.
4th Aug '17 4:04:09 AM SeptimusHeap
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Scion of [[{{Voudoun}} Baron Samedi]], later ascending to a Goddess of Death.

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Scion of [[{{Voudoun}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Voudoun}} Baron Samedi]], later ascending to a Goddess of Death.



Scion of [[{{Voudoun}} Erzulie]], later ascending to a Goddess of Unrequited Love.

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Scion of [[{{Voudoun}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Voudoun}} Erzulie]], later ascending to a Goddess of Unrequited Love.



Scion of [[{{Voudoun}} Shango]]

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Scion of [[{{Voudoun}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Voudoun}} Shango]]
30th Jul '17 12:04:23 AM euan112358
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* EyepatchOfPower: Signifying his descent from Horus, he has a missing eye that he covers with an eyepatch, which serves as a visual warning of his power.

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* EyepatchOfPower: Signifying his descent from Horus, he has a missing eye replaced with one made of ivory that he covers with an eyepatch, which serves as a visual warning of his power.




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* SpiritAdvisor: She is accompanied by one of her father's ghedes, a Haitian revolutionary who is bound to her coco macaque. Not only can he give her advice, he can also invisibly wield her staff like a FlyingWeapon.



* RevolversAreJustBetter: Giantbane. The hammer is a piece of {{Mjolnir}}. Between it's sheer size and the punch it packs, it's also a {{BFG}}.

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* RevolversAreJustBetter: Giantbane. The hammer is a piece of {{Mjolnir}}. Between it's [[HandCannon its sheer size size]] and the punch it packs, it's also a {{BFG}}.



* CrystalSkull: Holds one that can speak to him and which he can use to cast magic.



* RedBaron: As a God, his medical skills have earned him the epithet of "Crescent Moon Surgeon". His divine name Itztli Ocelotl also counts, since it translates into "Obsidian Jaguar".



* {{Flight}}: Thanks to the Daedalus Device, which gives him a pair of mechanical wings.



* LovePotion: As something of a modern iteration of Eros/Cupid, his guns are eventually enchanted to function like his elder half-brother's magical arrows/quivers; one serves as this, allowing him to inspire passionate love in anyone he shoots with it, and the other serves as a Hate Potion, inspiring utter loathing in its target.

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* LovePotion: As something of a modern iteration of Eros/Cupid, his guns Eros and Anteros are eventually enchanted to function like his elder half-brother's magical arrows/quivers; one serves as this, allowing him to inspire passionate love in anyone he shoots with it, and the other serves as a [[HatePlague Hate Potion, Potion]], inspiring utter loathing in its target.



* PrettyBoy: Be honest, would you expect the son of the Goddess of Love & Beauty to actually be ''bad looking''?

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* PrettyBoy: Be honest, would you expect the son of the Goddess of Love & Beauty to actually be ''bad looking''?looking''? [[note]]Gameplaywise, it's technically possible.[[/note]]



* TheTeamBenefactor: His wealth is how the Band finances their adventures.



* CoolHorse: As a Goddess, she comes into the possession of Bokotenba, the flayed skin of the horse that her father threw into her aunt's chambers to enrage her. By contacting its spirit, it can inflate and fly to carry her around.



* ImprobableWeaponUser: A pair of shears, the ones that Loki used to cut off the blond tresses of Sif.




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* ShearMenace: His WeaponOfChoice is a pair of shears, the ones that Loki used to cut off the blond tresses of Sif.



* DarkMagicalGirl: She is the most "sorcerous" of the Shinsengumi, and as an unstable woman who was prone to self-mutilation even before she could fuel BloodMagic wit it, well...

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* DarkMagicalGirl: She is the most "sorcerous" of the Shinsengumi, and as an unstable woman who was prone to self-mutilation even before she could fuel BloodMagic wit with it, well...



* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Terrified beyond words at the thought of losing his hand like dear ol' Dad.

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Terrified beyond words at the thought of [[AnArmAndALeg losing his hand (or any limb)]] like dear ol' Dad.



* AnimalMotif: Ravens, just like his mother. He can even transform parts of his body into them.



* BloodKnight: His divine mother kicked his ass during her Visitation, he thinks it's the most therapeutic thing he's ever done. He also knows [[TheBerserker Riastrad]], a divine magic that lets him engage in HulkingOut.

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* BloodKnight: His divine mother kicked his ass during her Visitation, Visitation; he thinks it's the most therapeutic thing he's ever done. He done.
* TheBerserker: Even aside from his BloodKnight personality, he
also knows [[TheBerserker Riastrad]], a divine magic the [[Literature/TainBoCuailnge Ríastrad]], Cú Chulainn's "warp-spasm" that lets him engage in HulkingOut.HulkingOut.
* ChallengeSeeker: Has a Hero's {{Geas}} that encourages him to seek out and test himself against skilled people.



* WeaponOfChoice: Actually, zigzagged; Morris mostly prefers [[BareFistedMonk to beat the shit out of opponents with his bare hands]], but when he needs an edge, [[ImprobableWeaponUser he straps magical bladed nails onto his fingers in imitation of a raven's talons]].

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* WeaponOfChoice: Actually, zigzagged; Morris mostly prefers [[BareFistedMonk to beat the shit out of opponents with his bare hands]], but when he needs an edge, [[ImprobableWeaponUser he straps magical bladed nails onto [[ShapeshifterWeapon morphs his fingers in imitation of a raven's fingers]] into [[WolverineClaws raven talons]].



* CardSharp: He's a master poker player, though he gambles for the sense of mental exercise it gives him rather than for gambling's sake. One of his Relics is a playing card made from his father's tusk.

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* CardSharp: He's a master poker player, though he gambles for the sense of mental exercise it gives him rather than for gambling's sake. One of his Relics is a an ivory playing card made from his father's tusk.tusk, which he uses to cast magic.


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** Though it became his coping mechanism after learning of his mother's passing, which nearly got him in trouble with the Las Vegas underworld.
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