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Latest revision as of 18:32, 23 May 2020

Here are some specific examples of specialties that are narrow enough to be approved (i.e. would not apply to virtually all rolls involving that stat). Rejected entries can be appealed if you think it's narrower than what staff envisioned.

Attribute Approved Rejected Unreviewed
Strength
  • Fists Like Anvils / Rocklike Fists
  • Intimidation
  • Iron Grip / Never Lets Go / Holds
  • Jumping / Long Jumping
  • Lifting
  • Lower Body
  • Massive
  • Powerful Arms
  • Reserves of Strength
  • Sustained Carrying
  • Focus Power
  • Immovable
  • Vicious
Dexterity
  • Athletic
  • Fine Manipulation / Nimble Fingers
  • Flexible
  • Hand-Eye Coordination
  • Grace
  • Lightning Reflexes
  • Nimble
  • Precise
  • Running
  • Steady Hand
  • Sure-Footed / Perfect Balance
  • Swift
  • Feline Grace
  • Firearms
  • Light Touch
Stamina
  • Gifts of Endurance
  • High Pain Threshold
  • Resolute
  • Stay in the Fight
  • Tireless / Long Hours / Determined
  • Unbreakable
  • Soaking damage (this is a reflex, not a voluntary action)
  • Tenacious (too vague)
  • Tough / Tough as Nails (which Stamina rolls would this not apply to?)
  • Enduring
  • Resilient
  • Vigorous
Manipulation
  • Calming
  • Conjurer of 'Facts'
  • Cunning
  • Deceitful
  • Gentle Persuasion
  • Patient
  • Persuasive
  • Poker Face
  • Seductive
  • Subtle
  • Well-Reasoned
  • Doubletalk
  • Forked Tongue
  • Glib
  • Misdirection
  • Underhanded
  • Unswerving Logic
Charisma
  • Calming
  • Captivating
  • Commanding / Commanding Voice / Forceful
  • Confident / Air of Confidence
  • Diplomatic
  • Eloquent
  • Friendly Face
  • Gracious
  • Hustler
  • Inspires Protection
  • Persuasive
  • Regal Grandeur
  • Smooth Talker
  • Trustworthy
  • Witty / Infectious Humor
  • Amusing
  • Genteel
  • Graceful
  • Urbane
Appearance
  • Alluring
  • Big Ol' Dick
  • Bold Demeanor
  • Captivating
  • Charming
  • Cosmetics / Make-Up
  • Cuddly
  • Earthy
  • Exotic / Exotic Beauty
  • MILF
  • Noble Bearing
  • Sensual
  • Unforgettable Face
  • Zaddy
  • Fashion Sense
  • Fragility
  • Genial
  • Glamorous
  • Memorable Pose
  • Nice Ass
  • Photogenic
  • Sex Appeal
  • Style
  • Unconventional Looks
Perception
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Discerning / Discern Motives
  • Intuitive
  • Keen-Eyed
  • Probing
  • Sharp Hearing
  • Tactical
  • Thorough
  • Uncanny Instincts
  • Attentive
  • Observant
  • Attentive
  • Careful
  • Empathetic
  • Experienced
  • Eyes in the Back of Your Head
  • Farsighted
  • Insightful
  • Paranoid
Intelligence
  • Analytical / Analyzing Information
  • Book Knowledge
  • Common Sense
  • Creative
  • Discerning
  • Good Memory
  • Logical
  • Pragmatic
  • Problem Solver
  • Researcher
  • Scholarly
  • Cursed Knowledge
  • Astute
  • Probability Calculation
  • Subject Authority
  • Trivia
Wits
  • Ambushes
  • Clever
  • Cool-Headed
  • Cunning
  • Problem Solver
  • Snappy Patter / Snappy Retorts
  • Survival
  • Witty Bon Mots
  • Combat Reflexes
  • Ever-Ready
  • Changes in Strategy
  • Creative
  • Getting the Jump on Others
  • Insults
  • One Step Ahead

Primary Ability Specialties may also overlap with a Secondary Ability (even if you do not have any dots in that Secondary Ability)

Ability Approved Rejected Unreviewed
Alertness
  • Ambushes
  • Crowds
  • Eavesdropping
  • Fine Details
  • Noises / Sound
  • Scents
  • Visual
  • Animals
  • Forests
  • Hidden Weapons
Athletics
  • Acrobatics
  • Climbing / Rock Climbing
  • Distance Running
  • Feats of Strength
  • Flying
  • Gymnastics
  • Jumping / Leaping
  • Parkour
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Dancing
  • Specific Sports
Awareness
  • Evocations
  • Illusions
  • Powers Crossing Dimensions
  • Resonance
  • Shifter Gifts
  • Sphere Magic
  • Vampire Disciplines
  • Effects (too close to the purpose of the stat)
  • Debunking
  • Ghostly Activity
  • Mystical Objects
  • Someone's in My Head
Brawl
  • Bite
  • Combat Vicissitude
  • Grappling
  • Gun Kata
  • Karate
  • Natural Weapons
  • Kicks
  • Punches
  • Recognizing Combat Styles
  • Sweep the Leg
  • Wrestling
  • Dirty Fighting
  • Strikes
  • Submission Holds
  • Throws
  • Specific Fighting Styles
Do
  • Noncombative Performance / Katas
  • Pressure Point Attacks
  • Restraining without Harming
  • Specific Styles
Dodge
  • Cover
  • Fancy Footwork (Non-Combat)
  • Multiple Opponents
  • Sidestep
  • Slippery
  • Leap
Empathy
  • Affairs of the Heart
  • Detect Lies
  • Emotions
  • Gaining Trust
  • Motives / Discern Motivation
  • Insight
Expression
  • Composition (Music)
  • Conversation
  • Folksy Wisdom
  • Inspirational Speeches
  • Impromptu / Improv
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Prose
  • Verbal
  • Written
  • Acting
  • Fiction
  • Social Media
Intimidation
  • Fearlessness
  • Interrogation
  • the Mom Look
  • Physical / Imposing Physicality
  • Physical Coercion
  • Psych-Outs
  • Staredown
  • Unsettling
  • Veiled Threats
  • Blackmail
  • Internet
  • Pulling Rank
Kenning
  • Crafting
  • Illusions
  • Cantrips
  • Changelings
  • Chimera
  • Enchantment
  • Trods
Leadership
  • Combat Readiness
  • Compelling
  • Friendly
  • Noble
  • Small Groups
  • Social Activism
  • Military
  • Multimedia
  • Open
  • Oratory
Primal Urge
  • Hunting
  • Shifting Forms
  • Tracking
  • Hunches
  • Reacting
Shentao
Streetwise
  • Being on the Guest List
  • Black Market
  • Gangs / Gang Activity
  • Homeless
  • Illegal Drugs / Weed
  • Rumors
  • Fencing Goods
  • Free Wifi
  • Illegal Weapons
  • Local Slang
Subterfuge
  • Cover Stories
  • Detect Lies
  • Diversions
  • Impeccable Lies
  • Misdirection
  • Lack of Tells
  • Feigning Mortality
  • Long Con
  • Seduction
Animal Ken
  • Crocodillians
  • Predator Handling
  • Vermin
  • Wolves
  • Attack Training
  • Big Cats
  • Dogs
  • Falconry
  • Farm Animals
  • Horses
Crafts
  • Carpentry
  • Hekau
  • Items for Artifacts / Enchantment
  • Jewelry
  • Metalworking
  • Natural Items
  • Welding
  • Woodworking / Woodcarving
  • Appraisal
  • Carburetors
  • Home Repair
  • Pottery
  • Sewing
Drive
  • Defensive
  • Evasive / Evading Pursuit
  • High Speed
  • Avoiding Traffic Cops
  • Heavy Traffic
  • Motorcycles
  • Off-Road
Etiquette
  • Gang
  • High Society
  • Kindred Society / Vampire
  • Old Fashioned
  • Street Culture
  • Shifter
  • Business
  • Garou
Firearms
  • Fast-Draw
  • Pistols / Handguns
  • Rifles
  • Shotguns
  • Gunsmithing
  • Marksmanship
  • Revolvers
Iskakku
  • Sweeps
  • Disarm
Kailindo
  • Kick
  • Punch
  • Throw
Martial Arts (Hard Style)
  • Fist Strikes / Hand Strikes
  • Teleportation Combat
  • Specific Styles (as they do not limit use of the ability)
  • Kicks
Martial Arts (Soft Style)
  • Counters
  • Specific Styles (as they do not limit use of the ability)
  • Locks
  • Throws
Melee
  • Bludgeon
  • Fencing
  • Improvised Weaponry
  • Klaive Dueling / Klaivaskar
  • Knives
  • Swords
  • Weapons he crafted
  • Blades (excludes blunt weapons; still overly broad)
  • Disarm
  • Riposte
Performance
  • Accordion
  • Atrocities (Shock Art)
  • Dancing
  • Guitar
  • Karaoke Singing
  • Recitation / Oratory
  • Singing
  • Storytelling
  • Acting
  • Drunken Karaoke
  • Guitar Solos
  • Piano
  • Rock & Roll
Security
  • Business Security Systems
  • Bypassing
  • Computer Systems
  • Electronic Surveillance
Stealth
  • Concealment
  • Darkness
  • Hiding in Place
  • Hiding in Plain Sight
  • Hunting Prey
  • Light Feet
  • Lurking
  • Moving Unseen
  • Obtenebration Tricks
  • Shadowing
  • Silent Movement
  • Surveillance
  • Crowds
Survival
  • Desert
  • Foraging
  • Hunting
  • No Gear
  • Street Life
  • Tracking
  • Urban Exploration
  • Jungle
  • Woodlands
Technology
  • Computer Security
  • Improvised Solutions
  • Modifying Consumer Gadgets
  • Security
  • Communications
  • Computers
  • Industrial Espionage
  • Telecom
Academics
  • Art
  • Mythology and Folklore
  • Color Theory
  • Imperial Rome
  • Impressionist Painting
  • Linguistics
  • Post-Structuralism
Bureaucracy
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Maneuvering
Computers
  • Coding
  • Data Retrieval
  • Viruses
  • Computer Languages
  • Database Adminstration
  • HCI
  • Internet
  • "The Youtubes"
  • Specific Devices or Programs
Cosmology
  • Aetherial Realms / High Umbra
  • Interpretations
  • Casting Horoscopes
  • Comets
  • Planetary Aspects
  • Planetary Incarnae
Enigmas
  • Ancient Mysteries
  • Cryptography
  • Gamecraft
  • Numbers
  • Riddles
  • Things Werewolves Weren't Meant to Know
  • Crime Mysteries
  • Life
  • Verbal
  • Visual
Finance
  • Corporate
  • Personal Investing
  • Real Estate
  • Accounting
  • Appraisal
  • Corporations
  • Federal Bailouts
  • Fencing Goods
  • Foreign Currencies
  • Money Laundering
  • Stock Market
Gremayre
  • Oaths
  • Cantrips
  • the Dreaming
  • Enchantment
  • Glamour
Investigation
  • Documentation
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Scene Analysis
  • Tracking people
  • Database Research
  • Discolorations
  • Forensics
  • Search
  • Shadowing
Law
  • Kindred
  • Suits
  • Contracts
  • Courtroom Protocol
  • Criminal
  • Police Procedure
Linguistics
  • Ancient Languages
  • Cryptography
  • Diplomatic
  • Occult Languages
  • Old Dialects
  • Royalty-Specific Affectations
  • Translations
  • Ciphers
  • Curse Words
  • Perfect Accent
  • Slang
  • Technical
Lore Bygone
Lore Changeling
  • History
Lore Demon
Lore Fera
Lore Garou
  • Garou Politics
  • Local
  • Tribes / Tribal Cultures
  • Ancestors
  • History
  • Packs
  • Spirit Guides
  • Totems
Lore Kuei-jin
Lore Mage
  • Traditions
  • Astrology
  • Kabala
  • Mystic Traditions
  • Order of Hermes
  • Rituals
  • Wicca
Lore Mummy
Lore Sewer
  • Food
  • Havens
  • Hiding Places
  • Shortcuts
  • Slums
Lore Sorcerer/Psychic
Lore Spirit
  • Gift Research
  • High Umbrood
  • Astral Travel
  • Benign Spirits
  • Hauntings
  • Malevolent Spirits
  • Mischievous Spirits
  • Specific Sites
Lore Vampire
  • Camarilla
  • Kindred History
  • Noddist Mythology
  • Antediluvians
  • Book of Nod
  • Caine
  • Gehenna
  • Golconda
  • Inconnu
  • Jyhad
Lore Wraith
Lore Wyrm
  • Banes
  • Black Spiral Dancers
  • Malfeas
  • Monsters
  • Triatic Wyrm
  • Urge Wyrms
Medicine
  • Biology
  • Diagnostics
  • Midwifery
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Shamanic Healing
  • Supernatural Healing
  • Veterinary
  • Emergency Care
  • Organ Transplant
  • Pathology
  • Poison Treatments
Occult
  • Celtic Mythology
  • Christian Apocrypha
  • Curses
  • Folklore
  • Ghosts
  • Hermeticism
  • New Age (Tarot, et cetera)
  • Rituals
  • Sorcery
  • Sphere Magic
  • Spirits / Animistic Spiritualism
  • Witchcraft / Witches
  • Infernalism
Politics
  • Camarilla
  • Institutional Corruption
  • Local
  • Top-Down Governance
  • Bureaucracy
  • City
  • Dogma
  • Federal
  • Garou
  • Hierarchy
  • Kinain
  • Radical
  • State
Research (Demon)
  • Magic
Research (Vampire)
  • Praxis Records
Rituals
  • Death / The Dead
  • Mystic
  • Punishment
  • Renown
  • Accord
  • Caern
  • Minor Rites
  • Seasonal
Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Cybernetics
  • Manufacturing
  • Metallurgy
  • Supernatural Physiology
  • Xenobiology
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Geology
  • Meteorology
  • Physics
  • Virology

Known Secondary Ability Specialties

Ability Approved Rejected Unreviewed
Acrobatics
  • Combat Acrobatics
  • Jumping
  • Circus Maneuvers
  • Contortions
  • Ducking & Covering
  • Tightrope Walking
Alchemy
  • Potions
Archery
  • Moving Targets
  • Precision Shots / Target
  • Quick Shot
  • Arched Flight
  • Forests
  • Hunting
Area Knowledge
  • Border Crossings
Artistic Expression
  • Drawing
  • Abstract
  • Caricature
  • Charcoal
  • Classical
  • Decoration
  • Impressionist
  • Kinetic
  • Lighting Artist
  • Metals
  • Miniatures
  • Mixed Media
  • Models
  • Oils
  • Photo-Realism
  • Resin
  • Sketching
  • Stone
  • Watercolors
  • Wood
Biotech
  • Nanotech
Blacksmith
  • Blade Making
  • Spirit Objects
  • Weapons
  • Art
  • Cast Iron
  • Pattern-welding
  • Spot-welding
  • Tool Making
  • Wrought Iron
Blind Fighting
  • Being Blind but Still Fighting Tho
  • Dodging
  • Dueling
  • Indoors
  • Multiple Foes
  • Punching
Body Crafting
  • Bone Carving
Camouflage
  • Hiding in Plain Sight
  • Military Hardware
  • Urban Camouflage
  • Vehicles
Carousing
  • Anecdotes
  • Drinking
  • Exaggeration
  • Lewd Jokes
  • Sexual Innuendo
Computer Hacking
  • Data Retrieval
Computer Programming
  • Internet
Cooking
  • Asian Cuisine
  • Meat
Cybernetics
  • Nanite Technology
Dancing
  • Ballet
  • Belly Dancing
  • Exotic
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz
  • Tango
Diplomacy
  • Alliance Building
  • Vampire
  • Cease-Fires
  • Graceful Exits
  • Settlements
  • Spin Doctoring
Dream Lore
  • Creature Identification
Flight
  • Aerobatics
Fortune-Telling
  • Crystal Balls / Crystallomancy
  • Mirrors
  • Palms / Palmistry / Chiromancy
  • Runes / Cleromancy
  • Star Charts / Astrology
  • Tarot Cards / Cartomancy
  • Tea Leaves / Tasseography
  • Yarrow Sticks / I Ching
Genetics
  • Neurogenetics
Haggling
  • Contracts
  • Fine Print
  • Prestation
  • Selling Information
  • Swaps
Heavy Weapons
  • Artillery
Herbalism
  • Natural Drugs / Narcotic / Halluciongenic
  • Potions
  • Culinary
  • Medicinal
  • Poisonous
High Ritual
  • Multicaster
Hunting
  • Animals
  • Cat & Mouse
  • Chase, the
  • Human Prey
  • Manhunting
Hypertech
  • Etherite Theories
Interrogation
  • Good Cop / Bad Cop
  • Moral Blackmail
  • Threats
  • Trickery
Intrigue
  • Court
  • Corporate Sabotage
  • Isolating Opponents
  • Mounting Coups
  • Subversion
Intuition
  • Insight
  • Discernment
  • Dumb Luck
  • Inspiration
Larceny
  • Pickpocket
Lockpicking
  • Combination Locks
Masquerade
  • Breathing
  • Hiccups
  • Producing Skin Tone
  • Simulating Heartbeat
  • Sneezing
  • Warming One's Skin
  • While Sleeping
Meditation
  • Gaian
  • Psychic Powers
  • Willpower
  • New Age
  • Tantric
  • Transcendental
  • Yogic
Mimicry
  • Other People's Voices / Vocal Impersonation
  • Accents
  • Birds & Other Animals
  • Celebrities
  • Mechanical Noises
Music
  • Piano
  • Singing
Negotiation
  • Paranormal
  • Business
  • Hostages
Persuasion
  • Gossip
Pilot
  • Inclement Weather
Poetic Expression
  • Blank Verse
  • Classical Forms
  • Deathless Art
  • Extemporaneous
  • Jingles
  • Limericks
  • Lyric Writing
  • Novel
  • Scripts
  • Short Fiction
Public Speaking
  • Demagoguery
  • Entertaining
  • Lies
  • Moving
  • Vote-Catching
Repair
  • Appliances
Scrounging
  • Electronics & Parts
  • Illegal Items
  • Improvisational Fixes
  • Manuscripts
  • Occult Items
  • Talented Individuals
Scan
  • Assassins
  • Keeping Watch
  • Listening
  • Quick Scan
  • Smelling
Search
  • Body Searches
  • Concealed Doors
  • People
  • Search & Seizure
  • Small Objects
  • Sounds
  • Uncovering Evidence
  • Vehicle Searches
  • Woodwork
Sense Deception
  • Body Language
Singing
  • Ballads
  • Crooning
  • Rock
  • Seductive Jazz
  • Church
  • Easy Listening
  • Musicals
  • Opera
  • Torch Songs
  • Tuvan Throat Singing
  • Yodeling
Stortyelling
  • Horror Stories
  • Bedtime Stories
  • Folk Tales
  • Monologues
  • Shaggy Dog Stories
Style
  • Casual Chic
  • Classic
  • Ethnic
  • High Fashion
  • Retro
  • Street Fashion
Theology
  • Abrahamic Religions
  • Agnosticism
  • Animism
  • Baha'i
  • Branch Davidianism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Comparative
  • Hinduism
  • Jainism
  • Judaism
  • Liberation
  • Shinto
  • Sikhism
  • Taoism
  • Women's (Theaology)
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Paganism
  • Classical Religions
Throwing
  • Forests
  • Hunting
  • Moving Targets
  • Target
Tribal Lore
  • Silver Fang Culture
Ventriloquism
  • Clarity
  • Distance
  • Dummy
  • Inanimate Objects (e.g. Radio, Phone)