On the other, Mysterium wants to teach Pentacle, to be it’s librarians and archivists – and make all mages depend on them – and by this, their. The members of the Mysterium believe their order to be the purest, because it shuns mundane power. These mages prefer to seek pure magical knowledge. Dec 3, Awakened society looks upon the Mysterium as the great but when any mage seeks esoteric lore outside of his own experience, it is usually.

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These expeditions were almost as martial as they were scientific, because outlanders and the night-horrors who often ruled them feared and hated the Great City. I must agree with Falco, the Merit itself sounds like a waste of Expiriance to take. Welcome back, faithful readers, to another in the zwakening Order writeups. Next up, the Silver Ladder! Not all magicians consider knowledge and magical ability to be tied together, but when any mage seeks esoteric lore outside of his own experience, it is usually to the Mysterium that they turn.

Compared to the benefits the other Orders get, Egregore seems fairly underpowered and uninspiring to me, mysteriym be honest. Typically mages work with a mage educated in fate to ensure favors paid, elsewise they might have to wait for amge possibly corrupt council to take lengthy periods of time addressing debtors.

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But the order calls its accusers hypocrites, because they are all too happy to use the knowledge that Mysterium mages risk their lives to acquire.

Censors never destroy when they confiscate. Probably a mixed-Order cabal Sanctum would be too muddled symbolically to work. The AwakeningOpen Development. The general “You owe me one” also fits, if the character does not need anything inparticular at that moment.


The order does not dictate individual ambition, but members of the Mysterium seek out knowledge first. Incompetence is punished by stripping the offender of all her Mystery initiations, and condemning her to study only the lowest secrets of the order until she regains her former station.

awakeniing On one hand, mystagogues in Guanxi see everything as “Equivalent Exchange” – “I give you knowledge, you need to give me yours”. The members of the Mysterium believe their order to be the purest, because it shuns mundane power.

One of the changes in underlying premise between Ascension and Awakening I always liked was the sift in away from What is reality?

awaiening That is not a big ask. These are quickly isolated for further study, and the punishments are all penances and debts. Basically anything that needs doing.

Game Calendar Portland Games. Though attitudes vary, the order as a whole has little patience for the sanctity of human history.

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Their stance can be broken down into three core Theses. The Exarchs imprison the world by promoting ignorance, because they understand this truth. Hell, given the nature of the Merit you could make a pretty good case for some symbol of the Order itself like say a copy of the Corpus serving as a Sympathetic Yantra for any Mystagogue. This way you only would need mages and make it easier to mysterlum. An Athenaeum is a Mysterium storehouse.

Only problem is – When enough is enough?

Mysterium – OakthorneWiki

So, renamed after the concept it embodies, I give you…. The modern world is mysgerium storehouse of secret lore, waiting to be retrieved, catalogued and developed for the good of the Awakened.

If your status is 3 or greater, the diamond and seer orders expel you, while the free council and, in rarer cases, the mysterium, keep you to a distance status 1. This is the most important mission in the world to them.


DevCom DevCom is discreet with its members, and mages awakeninf trade favors and magical materials despite ranks in the diamond orders, though they may have no mgae. A lot of this is going to depend on your local Mysterium chapter and, ultimately, your judgment. Sleepers, enemy mages and supernatural monsters bring relics with them to museums, secret lodges and private homes.

Unlike Free Council Lorehouses, these are secret installations where mystagogues meet to secure and catalogue their finds. While the Philosophy of the Mysterium orients their goals and projects, their praxis tells how they do the work they do. I think a decent example is in Avatar: After Atlantis fell, humanity stumbled into an age of ignorance that crippled Awakened and Sleeper alike. For what you need to pay in favors? Need to work easily this spell for you?

Order mages founded their own traditions as they wandered, teaching the crafts of writing, poetry and storytelling, imbuing it all with vital magical symbols. In addition, there are two other well-known titles.

Sokka just pays with a knotted piece of string to browse because it was new knowledge to add to the library. Arcanum favored fall in priority of prime, life, matter, mind, forces, spirit, death, space, fate, and time. Why would you need multiple tools? Their council is composed of a percentage representation of influences in the local area, and attempt to prevent monopolization of resources, while minimizing conflicts.

But still is a good Merit.