Lores at Character Creation

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Brendan
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Lores at Character Creation

Post by Brendan » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:28 am

IS it possible ot buy Lores not listed as player factions/subfactions? I know Mage, Fae, and Demon lore exist.

Other Lores I am curious about:
- Unplayable Fera/Garou Tribes (Rokea, Stargazers, etc.)
- Unplayable Bloodlines/Clans (Kiasyd, Lhiannan, Laibon, etc.)
- Weirdly Specific Factions (Mummy, Spirits)

What would the associated point cost be?
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Re: Lores at Character Creation

Post by Maggie » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:32 am

Here's the big old lore list again, for the sake of someone reading old threads: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QhD ... Y7v1M/edit
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Re: Lores at Character Creation

Post by Jay » Sat May 05, 2018 12:10 am

Can you purchase powers from a tree which you purchased the lore of even if you didn't buy the tier 1 power of that tree at character creation?

Example: A Ventrue buys the Gangrel lore but doesn't buy Protean 1 at creation. Can the Ventrue then buy Protean 1 at a later game with experience since he still originally paid for the lore?
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Re: Lores at Character Creation

Post by Julian » Mon May 14, 2018 6:30 pm

Nope, it's character creation or nothing.

The lores represent access to restricted information and potentially training from your character's backstory. If you want to learn a discipline or subfaction secrets during game, you have to do it the old-fashioned way.
Lore p.19-20 wrote:Sub-faction lore allows a character to have starting knowledge available to a specific sub- faction for which she already has the prerequisite faction lore. Additionally, with sub-faction lore, experience points may be spent to purchase that sub-faction’s specific power trees as learned powers during character creation (provided there are no other restrictions).
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