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Tonbo Shugenja School
The Tonbo are a deeply spiritual people. They have forged a strong connection to the mountains and remain in their lands even though hardship after hardship has fallen upon them. Though the Tonbo Shugenja are no less priests than their counterparts in the other Clans, they are acutely aware of the political responsibilities that rest on their shoulders. As the intermediaries between the Dragon Clan and the rest of Rokugan, the Tonbo are well equipped to survive the perilous courts of the Empire.
The Tonbo Shugenja School uses all the resources at its disposal to prepare its students for the courts. A trained Tonbo can use his connection to the spiritual world to heighten his social graces. This boost is often a necessity with opponents such as the Lion Clan always watching for a social faux pas.
TONBO SHUGENJA SCHOOL
Benefit: +1 Perception
Skills: Calligraphy, Courtier, Etiquette, Meditation (Void Recovery), Sincerity, Spellcraft, any one High Skill
Outfit: Robes, Wakizashi, Knife, Scroll Satchel, Traveling Pack, 3 koku
Affinity/Deficiency: Water / Fire
Technique: Guided by Fate –- The Tonbo are adept at court as well as the ways of the shugenja, serving as they have as the Dragon Clan’s intermediaries almost since their creation. The kami’s whispers can be powerful tools in court. You may expend one spell slot to gain a bonus of +1k0 on one Social Skill Roll. You may never spend more spell slots than your School Rank to augment a single roll. You gain a Free Raise on any spell with the Divination keyword.
Spells: Sense, Commune, Summon, 3 Water, 2 Air, and 1 Earth