Shamanic practices are the hallmark of the Dreamspeaker Tradition. They are an incredibly diverse group that represents an incredible number of cultures from across the globe who all understand that Mankind’s relationship with the Spirit World is what makes magic possible. Inspired by this thread ( forum/the-classic-world-of-darkness/mage-the-ascension/. I like both Akashic Brotherhood and the Dreamspeakers but honestly I Really Mage could use a “how to incorporate real world traditions” into.

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They also tend to act with great deliberation since they are aware of the many levels of repercussions even the slightest actions might have on the unseen realms. In my opinion, it doesn’t matter – paradigm is more important than the word drezmspeakers under Tradition on your character sheet.

Hardcore computer otaku obsessed with finding and identifying new urban and cyber spirits. There are other issues with the conceptualization of “Dreamspeakers” from the get go. Something does not work as expected? Animal trainer, burned-out city girl, channeler, dream interpreter, ecologist, naturalist, shaman, techno-fetishist, wanderer Stereotypes Akashic Brotherhood: Dreamspeakers often recruit from those who had awakened to a latent dreamspwakers with the Spirit sphere, and try to come in to rescue them dreajspeakers they get into too much trouble.

What unites these mages dreamspeakrrs their deep respect for the spirits around them, the Earth they defend and the ancient heritage they embody. Apprentice to master swordsmith. Create account or Sign in.

Background In the beginning, there were people in all lands who knew the way to cross to the spirit lands and communicate with the totems of the land, tribal protectors and ancestor spirits. Though it seems like they dropped the “how to put these in different Traditions” section, the Norse section right before it did sort of address most of the salient points.


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She’s a Dreamspeaker mostly because she pretty much half made them up When the Convocation came together to form the Traditions, the mages recognized that these people needed to be a part of the forming alliance, despite how primitive they seemed. A Dreamspeaker understands that they live in two worlds, both equally important creamspeakers the grand scheme of things.

How does the character relate to others? In order to understand what is happening to the dream realms and to interpret the messages of the spirits, the Dreamspeakers have to be intimately familiar with the workings of the physical world. While other mages battled to define the static reality of Earth, the Dreamspeakers acted as defenders and avengers for the spirit Realms. They often behave in ways that make them strange, or different or frightening, but this is a burden they bear with no small amount of pride as only they understand and appreciate the sacrifices they must make to both sides in order to keep both worlds in order.

I have read something in one of their books but it’s nothing more than a vague paragraph.


Some Dreamspeakers may refuse to wear a certain color, for example, or eat a certain type of food. Dreamspeakers may not begin with more than two levels of either the Mentor or Library backgrounds, and it is within the Storyteller’s discretion to ban those traits entirely. The potential power of the Tradition is diffused into many small vessels instead of poured into a larger, more effective channel. No One of Consequence. Machines do not dream. Verbena looks like an obvious choice, been “Neo Pagans” and all that.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Shinto is in Revised dominated by the Dreamspeakers instead of the Akashics, while Akashics get the Jains as their Spirit focused faction. Not native american Dreamspeakers? Because back ina number of people working at White Wolf developers, freelancers, etc.


Dreamdpeakers, if the Verbena are about making and preserving sacred spaces for the gods to inhabit, the Dreamspeaker’s internal world is a god-haunted sacred space. Drumming, chanting, fires, fasting herbs, sacred elements, dust, bones, mandalas, amulets, dancing. Some even go to such extremes as talking backward when speaking of certain spirits or maage making sure to spread a circle of salt around them as they sleep.

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The eldest Dreamspeakers are concerned about this change, and the younger mages see their spirit-council fires as they meet to discuss how best to deal with this new trouble.

I attack people with giant insects both on and off the court. They did not speak of the many other dream-walkers they encountered in the spirit realms, though, and they did not gather in groups often. I am waiting for your opinions, thanks for the time. Organization Shamanism isn’t limited to Native Americans and African aborigines. Meetings of the entire Tradition are rare.

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Watch headings for an “edit” link when available. Most of the cultures in East Asia have their own “folk religions involving ancestors and other spirits, gods and shaman.

While it might seem hard to believe, the Dreamspeakers actually have the closest connections with their communities. Learn how your comment data is processed. You are the Shaman of the future, one that looks to innovative concepts and inventions and awakens their Spirits ahead of everyone else.