Tag: Social

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  • Sworn Enemy

    *SWORN ENEMY [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* You have earned an enemy, one who will stop at nothing to see you defeated or even killed. The basic version of this Advantage assumes that your enemy is of equal Insight Rank. For each Insight Rank above yours your …

  • Multiple Schools

    *MULTIPLE SCHOOLS [SOCIAL] (10 POINTS)* You have been given an incredible opportunity to study at multiple dojo, each associated with a different major School. This is a rare opportunity indeed, as being released from one’s oaths to one sensei in order …

  • Social Position

    *SOCIAL POSITION [SOCIAL] (6 POINTS)* You have received an illustrious social appointment, whether through your own accomplishments or purely because of political reasons. You gain +1 Status Rank.

  • Fame

    *FAME [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* As a result of your actions, there are many in the Empire who know your name. You gain +1 Glory Rank.

  • Obligation

    *OBLIGATION [SOCIAL] (3/6 POINTS)* There is someone to whom you are indebted or for whom you must fulfill some significant duty. The nature of this debt can vary considerably, but when it comes due, nothing else matters. You must honor it, even if it …

  • Different School

    *DIFFERENT SCHOOL [SOCIAL] (5 POINTS)* Your family sacrificed considerable resources and favors in order to sponsor your entrance into the School of another Clan. When creating your character, you may select a School of a different Clan to attend. You …

  • Social Disadvantage

    *SOCIAL DISADVANTAGE [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* You have slipped from your position within the Celestial Order, and your place in society reflects that. You begin with Status Rank 0.

  • Infamous

    *INFAMOUS [SOCIAL] (2 POINTS)* You are well known among some circles, but not in the manner you might wish. Rather than being known for your valor and your courage, you are known for being ruthless, cruel, and dangerous. This reputation may not be …

  • Hero of the People

    *HERO OF THE PEOPLE [SOCIAL] (2 POINTS)* Although your reputation among your fellow samurai may not be any better than that of the next individual, your actions have garnered the adoration of the common folk. When meeting citizens of Rokugan who are …

  • Heart of Vengeance

    *HEART OF VENGEANCE [SOCIAL] (5 POINTS)* One Clan has earned your eternal, undying hatred, and nothing will ever quench your rage. Select one Clan or other faction (such as the Brotherhood of Shinsei or one of the Imperial families) when purchasing …

  • Lechery

    *LECHERY [SOCIAL] (2 POINTS)* Physical pleasure is a weakness of yours, and you spend considerable time pursuing it. When an opponent makes a Temptation (Seduction) roll against you, he gains a bonus of +1k1 to the total of his roll.

  • Dark Secret

    *DARK SECRET [SOCIAL] (4 POINTS)* You possess some horrific secret that could lead not only to your ruination, but perhaps others in your family as well. It may be something terrible you have learned about your family that you alone know (if a …

  • Sensation

    *SENSATION [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* You are capable of enrapturing the crowd, no matter the circumstances. Whenever you would be required to make a Skill Roll using a Perform Skill you do not possess, you are considered to have 1 rank in that skill.

  • Blissful Betrothal

    *BLISSFUL BETROTHAL [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* Your marriage has been arranged and, much to your delight, you have come to truly love your intended spouse. The social connections you have established as part of your enthusiastic marriage preparations allow …

  • Zakyo Toshi Stigma

    *ZAKYO TOSHI STIGMA [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* The stench of gambling reached you while you were still a child, and you have not yet purified yourself of its embrace. You suffer an almost overwhelming compulsion to engage in games of chance. Any pastime with …

  • Hostage

    *HOSTAGE [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* In the resolution of a dispute between Clans, it is not uncommon for hostages to be exchanged as “guests” of one another’s Clans for a specified amount of time. This ensures that the treaty in question is not broken. …

  • Rumormonger

    *RUMORMONGER [SOCIAL] (4 POINTS)* You cannot resist the temptation to spread rumors and gossip, no matter how ridiculous or outlandish they might seem. When presented with an opportunity to spread rumors, to resist doing so you must succeed at a …

  • Water Hammer Citizen

    *WATER HAMMER CITIZEN [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* Your time spent within Water Hammer City has given you an affinity for crafting, even if you have not devoted your life to the pursuit of such things. You gain one rank in a Craft Skill of your choice. When …

  • Water Hammer Stigma

    *WATER HAMMER STIGMA [SOCIAL] (2 POINTS)* Being raised within a city devoted to the pursuit of perfection above all else has left you a little desensitized to the social niceties that are so important elsewhere in the Empire. Artisans and smiths from …

  • Black Sheep

    *BLACK SHEEP [SOCIAL] (3 POINTS)* For whatever reason, your family is completely disgusted with you and your actions. You have not been cast out and made ronin, but you are no longer welcome in your own household. You may only maintain proper relations …

  • Spy Network

    *SPY NETWORK [SOCIAL] (8 POINTS)* You have access to an intelligence network that can provide you with a variety of covert information. Once per session if you can contact your spy network you can acquire a piece of useful information which would …

  • Imperial City Stigma

    *IMPERIAL CITY STIGMA [SOCIAL] (SPECIAL)* The unfortunate aspect of being stationed within the Imperial City is that it places one in situations where it is a very simple matter to earn the enmity of others, even if only for short periods of time. This …

  • Sacrosanct

    *SACROSANCT [SOCIAL] (4 POINTS)* Because of some great service you or perhaps your parents performed on behalf of the Emperor, the Son of Heaven has placed you under his protection. You may not purchase this Advantage unless you possess an Honor Rank …

  • Allies

    *ALLIES [SOCIAL] (VARIABLE COST)* You have carefully nurtured social connections. Some of those in your web of connections would go to great lengths to protect you, while others have considerable resources. And some precious few are both. The total …

  • Blackmail

    *BLACKMAIL [SOCIAL] (VARIABLE)* You possess knowledge and proof of a dark secret held by another, and can use that secret to elicit their cooperation in a number of ways. The cost of the Advantage is equal to the Status Rank of the individual whom you …

  • Antisocial

    *ANTISOCIAL [SOCIAL] (2/4 POINTS)* You find the presence of others uncomfortable, so much so that it is immediately obvious to those around you. Your preference for solitude causes you to behave in a manner that might best be described as rude. If you …

  • Perceived Honor

    *PERCEIVED HONOR [SOCIAL] (2 POINTS/RANK)* Others find it difficult to perceive your true nature, a fact that benefits you in concealing your sometimes questionable actions. For each rank you possess in this Advantage, your Honor is considered one full …