Character Generation/Garou

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Choose Concept

Decide what your character is like. On your +sheet, this is a short (29 character) synopsis.


Choose Breed

Breed Gnosis Gifts
Homid 1 Master of Fire
Persuasion
Smell of Man
Metis 3 Create Element
Primal Anger
Sense Wyrm
Lupus 5 Hare's Leap
Heightened Senses
Sense Prey


Choose Auspice

Auspice Rage Gifts Renown
Ragabash 1 Blur of the Milky Eye
Open Seal
Scent of Running Water
Any combination totaling 3
Theurge 2 Mother's Touch
Sense Wyrm
Spirit Speech
Glory 0
Honor 0
Wisdom 3
Philodox 3 Resist Pain
Scent of the True Form
Truth of Gaia
Glory 0
Honor 3
Wisdom 0
Galliard 4 Beast Speech
Call of the Wyld
Mindspeak
Glory 2
Honor 0
Wisdom 1
Ahroun 5 Falling Touch
Inspiration
Razor Claws
Glory 2
Honor 1
Wisdom 0


Choose Tribe

  Backgrounds
Tribe WP Gifts Restricted Required/Recommended
Black Fury 3 Breath of the Wyld
Heightened Senses
Sense Wyrm
N/A N/A
Black Spiral Dancer 3 Rathead
Sense Wyrm
Toxic Claws
Bane Protector
Resist Toxin
Shroud
N/A N/A
Bone Gnawer 4 Cooking
Resist Toxin
Tagalong
Ancestors
Pure Breed
Resources
N/A
Child of Gaia 4 Mercy
Mother's Touch
Resist Pain
N/A N/A
Fianna 3 Faerie Light
Persuasion
Resist Toxin
N/A Kinfolk (Recommended)
Get of Fenris 3 Razor Claws
Resist Pain
Visage of Fenris
Contacts N/A
Glass Walker 3 Control Simple Machine
Diagnostics
Trick Shot
Ancestors
Mentor
Pure Breed
Red Talon 3 Beast Speech
Scent of Running Water
Wolf at the Door
Resources
Human Allies
Human Contacts
Human Kinfolk
N/A
Shadow Lord 3 Aura of Confidence
Fatal Flaw
Seizing the Edge
Allies
Mentor
N/A
Silent Strider 3 Sense Wyrm
Silence
Speed of Thought
Ancestors
Resources
N/A
Silver Fang 3 Falcon's Grasp
Lambent Flame
Sense Wyrm
N/A Pure Breed 3+ (Required)
Stargazer 5 Balance
Falling Touch
Sense Wyrm
Resources
Fetish
N/A
Uktena 3 Sense Magic
Shroud
Spirit Speech
N/A
Wendigo 4 Call the Breeze
Camouflage
Resist Pain
Contacts
Resources
N/A


Choose Attributes

  • Primary: 7
  • Secondary: 5
  • Tertiary: 3


Choose Abilities

  • Primary: 13
  • Secondary: 9
  • Tertiary: 5

Important Note: Lupus may not spend baseline dots on the following Abiltities, though they may be purchased later with Freebies:

  • Skills: Crafts, Drive, Etiquette, Firearms
  • Knowledges: Computer, Law, Linguistics, Politics, Science


Choose Backgrounds

5 Dots

See Tribes Table for restrictions and requirements.

General Shifter-Specific
Allies Ancestors
Alternate Identity Familiar Spirit
Contacts Fate
Fame Fetish
Influence Kinfolk
Mentor Numen
Resources Pure Breed
Retainers/Followers Spirit Heritage
Spirit Network
Totem
Touched
Rites


Choose Gifts

Three total (one each) from:


Record Renown

See Auspice Table for amounts.

For Black Spiral Dancers replace:

  • Glory with Power
  • Honor with Infamy
  • Wisdom with Cunning


Record Tempers


Record Rank

Most characters start as Rank 1 (cliath).

  • You may choose to start as a Cub (Rank 0) instead, in which case you start with 0 renown and no Gifts. When you reach Rank 1, you will earn these Gifts as a reward for completing your Rite of Passage.


Spend Freebie Points

15 Points

This includes merits and flaws if desired. You may get extra freebies from up to 7 points of flaws, or the sum of your two largest flaws, whichever is greater.

Freebie Point Costs:

  • Attributes 5 per dot
  • Abilities 2 per dot
  • Backgrounds 1 per dot
  • Gifts 7 per Gift (Level One only)
  • Rage 1 per dot
  • Gnosis 2 per dot
  • Willpower 1 per dot