Remember the Dead “As a perfume doth remain in the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you, remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me: all things leave me: You remain.” — Arthur Symons

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Requires Seasoned
This Artifact allows you to discover details about an Object.
Used by "Widow" Stryker, Created by SeedofEntropy.
On Signature Item Ferryman's Lantern.
(During Effect activation, you are obviously examining the target object. You must use this Artifact obviously when activating this Effect.)

Using the beacon of the Ferryman's Lantern, Widow learns the life of the fallen to that they may be remembered. As the Mexicans remember their dead, and as the great angels of death of the past once sang the lives of the souls they reaped, Widow holds the memories of the dead.

This will use Deathly Occult, instead of Occult


Spend a minute. Select a dead/undead body within arm's reach. At the end of your investigation, roll Charisma + Occult at Difficulty 6.

You learn all the following information about your target:

  • Determine if this target is Alien in origin or whether it has any Alien energy or outside influences. You receive information about the type of energy, including the name of the relevant Source pool or equivalent.
  • You gather information about where the object was made and when.
  • You may learn how much sentimental value an object has and to whom.
The quality and specificity of information gained depends on your Outcome.

This Gift's Cost is capped at 2 and cannot be increased further.

  • You can target yourself if you qualify as a valid target by the other requirements.
  • Your target must be within line of sight, or within range of another sense if more fitting for the Gift's flavor.

Community Investigate Object Gifts

Spend 2 Actions. Select a target Object within 25 feet. This Effect cannot be used unless Boe must transformed into her detective sona. At the end of your investigation, roll Intellect + Alertness at Difficulty 6.

You learn all the following information about your target:

  • You gather information about where the object was made and when.
  • You receive A visual description telling you who has used this object recently.
The quality and specificity of information gained depends on your Outcome.

Anyone who witnesses you during this Effect's activation will almost certainly be disturbed to see Boe take out her eye and insert it into the magnifying glass, acting as the glass.

This Gift's Cost is capped at 2 and cannot be increased further.

You cannot investigate the same target more than once per day.

  • When narrating disturbing content, be cognizant of your group's tone and accommodating to those who would like to "fast forward" through the description.
  • You can target yourself if you qualify as a valid target by the other requirements.
  • Your target must be within line of sight, or within range of another sense if more fitting for the Gift's flavor.

Spend 2 Actions. Select a target Object within arm's reach. At the end of your investigation, roll Perception + Science at Difficulty 6.

You learn all the following information about your target:

  • You learn the object's intended function and how to use it for its intended purpose, though not necessarily the ability to do so.
The quality and specificity of information gained depends on your Outcome.

This Gift's Cost is capped at 2 and cannot be increased further.

  • You can target yourself if you qualify as a valid target by the other requirements.
  • Your target must be within line of sight, or within range of another sense if more fitting for the Gift's flavor.

Exert your Mind and spend a minute to activate. Select a target Object within arm's reach. You cannot investigate the same target more than once per hour. At the end of your investigation, roll Perception + Investigation at Difficulty 6.

You learn a single specific piece of information, chosen from the following list, about your target:

  • Determine if this Object is Alien in origin or whether it has any Alien energy or outside influences.
  • You learn the object's intended function and how to use it for its intended purpose, though not necessarily the ability to do so.
The quality and specificity of information gained depends on your Outcome.

Exert your Mind and spend a minute to activate. Select a target Object within arm's reach. At the end of your investigation, roll Perception + Alertness at Difficulty 6.

You learn all the following information about your target:

  • Determine if this target is Alien in origin or whether it has any Alien energy or outside influences.
  • You receive a visual description telling you who has used this object recently.
The quality and specificity of information gained depends on your Outcome.

  • You can target yourself if you qualify as a valid target by the other requirements.

Exert your Mind and spend a minute to activate. Select a target Object within arm's reach. At the end of your investigation, roll Intellect + Technology at Difficulty 6.

You learn all the following information about your target:

  • You learn the object's intended function and how to use it for its intended purpose, though not necessarily the ability to do so.
The quality and specificity of information gained depends on your Outcome.

  • You can target yourself if you qualify as a valid target by the other requirements.

Stock Investigate Object Gifts

Exert your Mind and spend a minute. Select a target Object within arm's reach. At the end of your investigation, roll Charisma + Culture at Difficulty 6.

You learn all the following information about your target:

  • You learn the object's highest material value and why it is worth so much.
The quality and specificity of information gained depends on your Outcome.

  • You can target yourself if you qualify as a valid target by the other requirements.
  • Your target must be within line of sight, or within range of another sense if more fitting for the Gift's flavor.