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<cards>
	<card>
		<name>First Melee Excellency</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>1</mote> / die</cost>
			<type>Reflexive (Step 1 or 2)</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>1</mote> / die: Add one die per mote to a single roll. If defending, roll and add +1 DV per success.</para>
			<para>No Charm or combination of Charms may add more than [Essence] dice to a single roll. Buying dice to counteract internal penalties do not count towards this limit.</para>
			<para>Can be comboed or used with Second Excellency. Is incompatible with Third Excellency</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>Second Edition Core</title>
			<page>183</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>1</trait>
			<essence>1</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Second Melee Excellency</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>2</mote> / success</cost>
			<type>Reflexive (Step 1 or 2)</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>2</mote> / success: Add one success per two motes to a single roll. If defending, add +1 DV per 2 motes spent.
			Each added success counts as one added dice.</para>
			<para>No Charm or combination of Charms may add more than [Attribute + Ability] dice to a single roll.</para>
			<para>Can be comboed or used with Second Excellency. Is incompatible with Third Excellency</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>Second Edition Core</title>
			<page>184</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>1</trait>
			<essence>1</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Third Melee Excellency</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>3</mote></cost>
			<type>Reflexive (Step 4 or 6)</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>3</mote>: Reroll a single roll, and take the new result if it is better than the old one. If defending, increase the relevant DV by ½ Ability, rounded up.</para>
			<para>This Charm may not affect any roll that has been enhanced with the First or Second Excellency.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>Second Edition Core</title>
			<page>184</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>1</trait>
			<essence>1</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Fourth Melee Excellency</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>1</mote>+ or <mote>4</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower></cost>
			<type>Reflexive (Step 1 or 2)</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>1</mote>+: For every <mote>1</mote> spent, the target number of a roll is reduced by 1. This cannot reduce a target number below 4.</para>
			<para><mote>4</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower>: By reducing the target number to 3 and spending <willpower>1</willpower> the Sidereal forgoes the roll and converts every dice in his pool to an automatic success.</para>
			<para>If this is used in defense, then the appropriate Defense Value is doubled against that attack.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>127</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>4</trait>
			<essence>3</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Propitious Melee Alignment</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>2+</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower></cost>
			<type>Simple</type>
			<duration>One Scene</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords></keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>2+</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower>: Reduce the mote cost of the first three Melee Excellencies by 1 per <mote>2</mote> committed. For every dot the Sidereal has in the associated College, the cost is reduced by <mote>1</mote>.</para>
			<para>A Sidereal can commit up to [Essence x2] motes to this Charm but only one instance of this Charm may be active at a time.</para>
			<para>Apply discount to the total expenditure on Excellencies relating to a given roll.</para>
			<para>When using the Fourth Excellency for an ability that has this Charm active, then this Charm immediately ends.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>127</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>4</trait>
			<essence>3</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Serenity in Blood</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>5</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower></cost>
			<type>Reflexive (Step 2)</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>5</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower>: The sidereal’s weapon trails evanescent streamers of crimson stardust, visible only to those who can see dematerialized spirits. This charm is a perfect parry defense that even parries unblockable attacks.</para>
			<para>This charm can also block unexpected attacks if the sidereal succeeds at a (Perception + Melee) roll difficulty 3.</para>
			<para>This charm has one of the flaws of invulnerability (Exalted, p.194).</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>155</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>4</trait>
			<essence>2</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Smiling at the Damned</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>5</mote></cost>
			<type>Supplemental</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
			<keyword>Virtue-Conviction</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>5</mote>: On a successful attack assisted by this charm the Sidereal halves the post soak damage the attack inflicts, rounding down, but turns the damage aggravated.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>156</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>3</trait>
			<essence>3</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Perfection of the Visionary Warrior</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>10</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower></cost>
			<type>Simple</type>
			<duration>One scene</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Prayer Strip</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>10</mote>, <willpower>1</willpower>, <lethal>1</lethal>: Place a prayer strip across the eyes like a blindfold. The strip does not hinder his vision. While this charm is in effect, double the Sidereals Parry Defense Value against all blockable attacks. The Sidereal suffers no onslaught penalty on his Parry Defense Value. Once per action he may make a reflexive Archery, Martial Arts, Melee or Thrown attack at full dice pool but not during the same action the Sidereal performs a flurry.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>156</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>5</trait>
			<essence>4</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Harmony of Blows</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>8</mote></cost>
			<type>ExtraAction</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
			<keyword>Virtue-Temperance</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>8</mote>: When the Sidereal activates this charm, he can take 2 extra attack actions using Archery, Martial Arts, Melee or Thrown, ignoring multiple action penalties and his attacks’ listed rate.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>155</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>2</trait>
			<essence>2</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Meditation on War</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>1</mote></cost>
			<type>Supplemental</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
			<keyword>Virtue-Temperance</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>1</mote> / cancelled penalty: Each <mote>1</mote> spend on this charm cancels a -1 penalty on an attack, such as from wound penalties, multiple action penalties or sensory deprivation penalties, as long as those penalties have not reduced the attadk dice pool to zero.</para>
			<para>This charm may apply to any attack, not just melee, and can be used in a combo with other abilities.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>156</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>3</trait>
			<essence>1</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Impeding the Flow</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>3</mote></cost>
			<type>Reflexive (Step 2)</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>3</mote>: The Sidereals weapon trails streamers of red stardust that are visible only to creatures that can see dematerialized spirits. This charm reduce s the number of successes on an incoming attack to zero, provided the attack has a physical component and is not unblockable.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>155</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>2</trait>
			<essence>1</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>

	<card>
		<name>Orchestration of Mirrored Fates</name>
		<exalt>Sidereal</exalt>
		<ability>Melee</ability>
		<stats>
			<cost><mote>4</mote></cost>
			<type>Reflexive (Step 9)</type>
			<duration>Instant</duration>
		</stats>
		<keywords>
			<keyword>Combo-OK</keyword>
			<keyword>Counterattack</keyword>
		</keywords>
		<text>
			<para><mote>4</mote>: If an attack gets through the Sidereals Parry or Dodge Defense Value then the Sidereal may make a Melee based Counterattack.</para>
		</text>
		<source>
			<title>MoEP: The Sidereals</title>
			<page>155</page>
		</source>
		<requirements>
			<trait>3</trait>
			<essence>2</essence>
		</requirements>
	</card>
</cards>