Blood Expenditures during Swan Song

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Regentwill
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Blood Expenditures during Swan Song

Post by Regentwill » Sat May 20, 2017 11:05 pm

It has come to my attention that some people believe I cheated and spent more blood than I could carry. This is incorrect, so allow me to list my expenditures for the entirety of the scene.

Protean 1 (1 blood), Protean 2 (1 blood), Protean 3 (2 blood), EDITED: Celerity 1 (1 blood)

Combat Expenditures: 4 blood spent on two attacks, total blood spent for combat: 8.

Here are the rolls

https://wantonwicked.gamingsandbox.com/ ... l&r=530635 - Attack one, 4 blood spent.

https://wantonwicked.gamingsandbox.com/ ... l&r=530558 - Attack 2 with no blood spent.

https://wantonwicked.gamingsandbox.com/ ... l&r=530632 - Attack 3, 4 blood spent.

https://wantonwicked.gamingsandbox.com/ ... l&r=530635 - Attack 4, no blood spent.

As you can see, I clearly listed in the action when I spent blood and when I did not.

I have also heard that I should have spent blood on Reaching, so allow me to post these.

Rotes do not require a point of Mana to cast from Inferior or Common Arcana, but any other Mana costs still apply
When casting a Praxis spell, the mage gains an exceptional success with three successes instead of five.

Praxes do not require a point of Mana to cast from Inferior or Common Arcana, but any other Mana costs still apply.
Praxes or rote spells do not require mana
And yeah, this bit

Outcome: The Dragon must spend a point of Vitae in order to fuse the body part with his own form. So long as the Dragon keeps the body part animate as part of his body, he gains access to the ability. Any costs aside from Vitae and Willpower costs must be paid with both one Vitae and Willpower per point of its normal cost.

As you can only take a spell from a mage that it has as a Rote or Praxis, you can see that casting the spell costs no blood, as it would have cost the mage no blood. When one uses grafting unholy flesh, they cast the spell as the Donor character would, including using their Gnosis, Arcana, Renown, etc.

The only time there is a cost is if the power has a cost to begin with, such as a mortal+ Power with a WP cost or a Vampiric Discipline that costs blood, such as the active effects of Vigor.

So the total Vitae spent for the scene was 13/13 (As I am blood Potency 4) and as I hope quite a few players can attest to, I role-played out the effects of being so hungry directly after combat ended. EDITED: It was pointed out that I did activate celerity once! So, yeah, that bumps it up to 13/13.

Quite simply, I am posting this because while people are free to say what they will, I certainly don't want to be known as a cheater.

Thank you.
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Regentwill
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Joined: Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:57 am
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My Vampire: Markus Kincaid

Post by Regentwill » Sun May 21, 2017 5:15 pm

If anyone has any other questions about the scene, as I've heard people also have questions about my dice pool, please contact me on chat and I can break down the exact numbers for you.
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