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For the Promethean: The Created Transmutation, see Contamination.

Contaminate is one of the Dark Arcanoi and allows Spectres to manipulate the Shadows of wraiths, drawing them closer to Oblivion. Many think of it as a dark version of Castigate.

Basic Abilities

  • Perceive Contamination: This allows a Spectre to see the Oblivion inherent in a being.
  • Sense the Shadow: A Spectre can observe the Shadow of a wraith.

Standard Powers

  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Shadowspeech: A Spectre may communicate with the Shadow of a wraith.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Sense Nature: A Spectre can find a wraith's Nature.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Transfer Angst: A Spectre can transfer Angst to a wraith's Shadow.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Awaken Latent Thorns: This allows a Spectre to create new Thorns in a Shadow.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.png Call the Shadow: The Spectre can help a wraith's Shadow overcome their Psyche.

Alternate Powers

Wraith: The Great War

Contaminate abilities during the Great War are the same as the basic abilities and standard powers with the following exceptions, which replace the skills of the same level or where noted.

  • Diagnose the Darkness: Other than the name change, the same as Perceive Contamination.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Dissect: A Spectre can determine a wraith's Nature by studying the Shadow. Similar to Sense Nature.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Contamination of the Tongue: A Spectre can speak directly to the Shadow. Similar to Shadowspeech.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Contamination of the Soul: Essentially the same as Transfer Angst.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu bullet.png Contamination of the Mind: A Spectre can assist a Shadow into going into Catharsis.
  • Menu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.pngMenu hover bullet.png Contamination of the Will: A Spectre can concentrate the Oblivion within a wraith or Spectre to help them develop temporary abilities.

Other Books

References

Wraith: The Oblivion Arcanoi
The Great 13 Argos · Castigate · Embody · Fatalism · Inhabit · Keening · Lifeweb · Moliate · Outrage · Pandemonium · Phantasm · Puppetry · Usury
Forbidden Flux · Intimation · Mnemosynis
Dark Arcanoi Blighted Insight · Contaminate · Corruption · False Life · Hive-Mind · Larceny · Maleficence · Shroud-Rending · Tempest-Weaving · Tempestos
Risen Fascinate · Serendipity
Jade Chains of the Emperor · Way of the Artisan · Way of the Farmer · Way of the Merchant · Way of the Scholar · Way of the Soul
Miscellaneous Alloyed · Behest · Connaissance · Displace · Kinesis · Leechcraft · Tempered
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