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The 2nd edition of the Exalted RPG published by White Wolf. Use for Questions specifically about the 2nd edition and 2.5th edition rules and background.

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Do Half-Castes preserve their caste charms if they Exalt as another type of Exalt?

According to Scroll Of Heroes Half-Castes can progress up to Essence 3 and learn their celestial caste parents charms but I am imagining a situation where a Lunar seduces a dragon blooded in some spy ...
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Are there mechanics to heal shadowlands?

As far as I understand shadowlands occur in places where a great massacre occured and gradually expand, they can be used as gates for creatures of underworld and they give advantages to those ...
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How Does the Lore Differ Between Exalted 2e and 3e?

I am acquainted with Exalted's second edition lore, but am about to sign up for a game that uses third edition of the lore as a base. (It uses mechanics of neither, but this isn't a question about ...
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Rules for Intercepting Attacks

Is there any charms/actions that allow you to intercept an attack meant for someone else? I'm playing a Solar (Exclipse Caste) character who has an Oath flaw that I will not attack anyone who hasn't ...
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How does the Essence Attribute limit work with artifacts?

In 2nd edition exalted you can only get an attribute past 5 dots if your essence is also past 5. How does this work with artifacts? For Example Crown of Thunder(Artifact 5): Once Attuned (10 ...
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Is there a way for an exalted to ascend to godhood?

I am about to start playing a game of exalted and i am thinking of making my goal ascending to godhood through i am not sure whether that is possible or not game mechanics wise. Is it possible to ...
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How to increase Rakshasa's Graces?

According to the Fair Folk books, characters start with Graces equal to their virtues. There are also charms for creating new Graces for the Fair Folk, but they start at level 1. However, I can't find ...
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Is there a charm/spell in an official Exalted2e material that allows self-multiplication?

Building a character for Exalted 2ed game. Decided to start from the concept and find suitable mechanics for it, rather than choosing a splat/caste and than looking for what is available. The ...
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Are any solar medicine charms effective against Final Viridescence?

In Exalted 2e, is there any solar medicine charm that can effectively cure (or aid in treating) Final Viridescence? I'm confused as to how it works, because while it initially calls itself a disease, ...
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How do I avoid Paranoia Combat in Exalted?

Paranoia combat reduces Exalted combat to a solved problem: Paranoia Combat" is largely the brainchild of Jon Chung, a poster on rpg.net. You can see some of the basic implementations (and ...
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Can multiple types of armor be stacked?

A character in my ongoing Exalted 2e game has an artifact chain shirt. Artifact chain shirts are described as being able to be worn under ordinary clothing (it has no mobility penalty or fatigue ...
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What is Exalted Paranoia Combat?

Having spent some time reading, and occasionally posting on, the official Exalted forum, I've come across a number of people talking about "paranoia combat" What does this mean? They also generally ...
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Bonus dice and flurries

A simple Exalted 2e rules question here that I feel like I should know the answer to. I have an 8-die dex + melee pool. I do a three-attack flurry. That's three attacks, one at 5 dice, one at 4, ...
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