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8th May '16 11:24:54 PM zequeins
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** Polydegmon, the Kerberos of Mictlan, is also known as The Collector of souls. If you can gain his favor however, he will be willing to ''give'' you the soul of anyone who has died. Even FinalDeath is no problem for him, and while there's theory that Polydegmon just created a copy of the soul, no one could tell the difference from an actual soul anyway. If you can provide the soul with a physical body, it may even be possible to return the person back to full life. This power combined with his [[GeniusLoci Geognosis]] is what sets him apart from other Kerberoi, and he might even be a [[AGodAmI Deathlord.]]

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** Polydegmon, the Kerberos of Mictlan, is also known as The Collector of souls. If you can gain his favor however, he will be willing to ''give'' ''[[InvertedTrope give]]'' you the soul of anyone who has died. Even FinalDeath FinalDeath, CessationOfExistence, or DestinationHostUnreachable is no problem for him, and while there's theory that Polydegmon just created a copy of the soul, no one could tell the difference from an actual soul anyway. If you can provide the soul with a physical body, it may even be possible to return the person back to full life. This power combined with his [[GeniusLoci Geognosis]] is what sets him apart from other Kerberoi, and he might even be a [[AGodAmI Deathlord.]]
5th May '16 11:28:51 AM zequeins
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* YourSoulIsMine: Type Two B; Sin-Eaters can ''eat ghosts''. No-one is sure what actually happens to a ghost that's eaten, but this is one of the more disturbing possibilities.

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Two B; Sin-Eaters can ''eat ghosts''. No-one is sure what actually happens to a ghost that's eaten, but this is one of the more disturbing possibilities.
** Polydegmon, the Kerberos of Mictlan, is also known as The Collector of souls. If you can gain his favor however, he will be willing to ''give'' you the soul of anyone who has died. Even FinalDeath is no problem for him, and while there's theory that Polydegmon just created a copy of the soul, no one could tell the difference from an actual soul anyway. If you can provide the soul with a physical body, it may even be possible to return the person back to full life. This power combined with his [[GeniusLoci Geognosis]] is what sets him apart from other Kerberoi, and he might even be a [[AGodAmI Deathlord.]]
26th Apr '16 12:18:27 AM zequeins
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* MeatPuppet:
** The [[FateWorseThanDeath fate]] of those who reach Synergy 0; imprisoned in their own body, with the Geist in control and they can only watch the Geist use their body for their own fun.
** Stygian Marionette allows you to possess corpses. You can raise zombies with Stillness Marionette, but Stygian Marionette gives you a lot more control over said corpse, even allowing you to tap its knowledge and skills it acquired when it was alive.
26th Apr '16 12:06:21 AM zequeins
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* PowerOfTheVoid: The Pit Manifestations channel the Underworld to take ''something'' out from the victim. Lower levels can say, make the victim [[DishingOutDirt start sinking to the ground]], higher levels can [[MakingASplash expel all water from the victim, drying them to an unnatural state.]] That's just the ElementalPowers, the more mental ones can lead to DespairEventHorizon, RetGone, or AndIMustScream. This is the most feared Manifestation, and due to the sheer ''wrongness'' of it, using it is a Synergy 7 sin.
11th Apr '16 9:54:55 AM MrInsecure
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* DyingDealUpgrade: The Bargain between sin-eaters and their geists, and all of the cool powers that come with it.
16th Mar '16 9:32:28 PM PaulA
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** The act of [[YourSoulIsMine ectophagia]] is known as "huffing" amongst Sin-Eaters, and the book pretty much states they got the term from ''Expiration Date'' by TimPowers.

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** The act of [[YourSoulIsMine ectophagia]] is known as "huffing" amongst Sin-Eaters, and the book pretty much states they got the term from ''Expiration Date'' ''Literature/ExpirationDate'' by TimPowers.Creator/TimPowers.
13th Dec '15 12:10:58 PM taikowolf
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* DemonOfHumanOrigin: All player characters are pacted and merged with super-ghosts because they were too hard-assed, too willful, or just insufficiently partied out to stay dead. And then they get to take it out on non-superpowered ghosts.

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* DemonOfHumanOrigin: All player characters are pacted and merged with super-ghosts because they were too hard-assed, too willful, or just insufficiently partied out to stay dead. And Some then they get to take it out on non-superpowered ghosts.ghosts.
** A more literal version comes from a sample geist in the gamebook, The Horned Fiend. Though not literally a demon, ''three hundred years'' of rejections from the dying to form a Sin Eater have mutated it into something that better resembles one, with horns growing all over, seven eyes and an aura that can be felt even by mortals without materializing. Suffice to say, his new appearance isn't helping any and it's made him a little desperate. Trying to break the cycle is actually a suggested plothook for him.
13th Dec '15 2:43:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* DemonOfHumanOrigin: All player characters are pacted and merged with super-ghosts because they were too hard-assed, too willful, or just insufficiently partied out to stay dead. And then they get to take it out on non-superpowered ghosts.
16th Nov '15 5:16:00 PM zequeins
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** With the Revivification merit, a sin-eater also [[TheAgeless stops aging]] and can potentially come back FromASingleCell. However, only Founders of a Tier 3 krewe can purchase this merit, and coming back still requires [[SanitySlippage a drop in Synergy]].

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** With the Revivification Revenance merit, a sin-eater also [[TheAgeless stops aging]] and can potentially come back FromASingleCell. However, only Founders of a Tier 3 krewe can purchase this merit, and coming back still requires [[SanitySlippage a drop in Synergy]].Synergy]].
* ReviveKillsZombie: Inverted: Death Heals Sin-Eaters. The lore states that there is power in death, and they can tap into this. By either destroying one of their Mementos or outright ''murdering'' a poor sap in cold blood, a Sin-Eater can regain lost hit points. The Geist can even bring a Sin-Eater back from the dead by shunting off their death off to another poor soul. KarmaMeter issues aside, this makes them [[WhyWontYouDie pretty darn hard to put down.]]


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* WhyWontYouDie: After [[TabletopGame/PrometheanTheCreated Prometheans,]] Sin-Eaters are among the toughest [=NWOD=] creatures to permanently put down. Even before taking Manifestations into account, their Geist will keep them awake even when they should have fallen unconscious, the Plasm in their blood makes them resistant against diseases and poisons and they can also use their Plasm to [[ManaShield reduce any type of wound into Bashing.]] And when they're close to death, they can heal themselves by destroying their Mementos or by murdering another person in cold blood. And when you ''do'' kill one, their Geist can bring them back to life by shunting off their death to someone else.
10th Nov '15 5:38:58 PM zequeins
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*ManaShield: All Sin Eaters can choose to spend Plasm in order to absorb damage instead of losing health. At the end of the scene, they still take Bashing damage (the worst of the wound is negated, but the sore bruises remain), but given this ability can block Lethal and Aggravated damage, it's a bargain.
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