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Blessed & Cursed


Blessed & Cursed
The Avatars of Yavania are active with the mortals that call these lands home. Forever watching, they have been known to bestow blessings and curses upon those deserving of them.

How does one get Blessed?
Simply by being an active character. The site hosts Blessing Nominations every Summer and Winter season. From those nominations, a public poll is taken to see who the site believes should be chosen! On the first tab are the creatures who have been blessed by the Avatars. Those who are blessed are permanently physically marked by the Avatars, their gifts staining the fur of the Blessed.

How does one get Cursed?
Challenging or disrespecting Mother Earth or one of her servants is the most common method. On the second tab are the creatures who have been cursed by the Avatars for their offenses.

The Fortunate & The Unlucky
Below are lists of the creatures that have been Blessed or Cursed in Yavania.

Blessed

Fleyri Valentra - blessed by Avatar Kulla due to her selfless nature even in the face of her terminal illness. Her illness was cured, and she was granted two levels of healing magic.

Stark Dame - blessed by Avatar Syuna to help him see that he isn't a cruel wolf despite the cruel acts he committed to protect his family. He was granted one level of air magic and two levels of water magic.

Erik Kaiser - blessed by Avatar Syuna to reward his growth since being Cursed. He was granted three levels of earth magic.

Shadow - blessed by Avatar Kulla because she was moved by his acceptance of death. His bone cancer was cured, and he was granted two levels of plant magic.

Noxaura Miyuki - blessed by Avatar Defros for winning the Dawn competition and bringing chaos to Yavania. She was gifted small, spiral horns.

Frigga Dame-Fritjov - blessed by Avatar Syuna for winning the Dawn competition and bringing order and familial love to Yavania. She was gifted two levels of divination magic and a level of plant magic.

Katia Savio - blessed by Avatar Litar for being a prevalent herbivore in a land full of predators and for daring to break boundaries. She was gifted a small horn.

Ra's al Ghul - blessed by Avatar Mythys for being wise and knowledgeable, even if he's on a dark path. He was gifted two levels of bardic magic and one level of shadow magic.

Stephen Rogers - blessed by Avatar Cyfton for being a true warrior. He was gifted 75 point discount on Immortality.

Kali Roban - blessed by Avatar Marlon for being an underdog in dark times. She was gifted with 3 levels of psychic magic.

Anjay Tsoo - blessed by Avatar Maata for being a lifelong adventurer. He was gifted with 2 levels of kinetic magic and 1 level of bardic.

Monique O`Denehy-Rae - blessed by Avatar Cyfton for having honor and courage in battle despite her disability. She was gifted with 2 levels of bardic magic and 1 level of earth.

Lucien Tyran - blessed by Avatar Cyfton for being a true warrior. He was gifted 3 levels of Shadow.

Narcissa Malfoy - blessed by Avatar Defros fo bringing chaos to Yavania. She was gifted 2 levels of Plant and 1 level of Kinetic.

Amari Olev - blessed by Avatar Syuna to show that she was loved. She was gifted two levels of shadow magic and a level of psychic magic.

Castiel De'Saint - blessed by Avatar Syuna for remaining true to himself. He was gifted two levels of psychic magic and a level of metal magic.

Ming - blessed by Avatar Mythys for propensity of knowledge to violence. She was gifted three levels of light magic.

Nashad Prince - blessed by Avatar Marlon for persevering in the face of his and his family's challenges. He was gifted two levels of plant magic and an elemental upgrade.

Marus Dame - blessed by Avatar Maata for being a wanderer and adventurer to the lands. He was gifted 3 levels of kinetic magic.

Sive Dame - blessed by Avatar Defros for her affinity of friendships with the chaotic and necromancy. She was gifted undead companion and repose.

Salazar Devonshire - blessed by Avatar Syuna for his strife and loss. He was gifted 3 levels of Healing.

Severus Rickman - blessed by Avatar Cyfton for his ability to adapt in fights. He was gifted 3 levels of Psychic.

Rose Valentra - blessed by Avatar Kulla for her legacy and relation to Fleyri. She was granted two levels of bardic and one level of plant magic.

Kimagure Stagner - blessed by Avatar Mythys for desiring to learn and spread knowledge. She was gifted two levels of plant magic and one level of kinetic magic.

Kicheko - blessed by Avatar Syuna for his kind and loving heart. He was gifted two levels of electricity magic and one level of divination magic.

Caspian O'lev - blessed by Avatar Syuna for his kind and brave heart, as well as rise to leadership. He was gifted two levels of earth magic and one level of electricity magic.

Claudine Julien - blessed by Avatar Syuna for understanding the importance of familial love and children. She as gifted 3 levels of fire magic.

Cursed

Erik Kaiser - cursed by Avatar Syuna to be unable to feel love because he challenged her to a death match due to his agony over Fleyri's illness. Cured.

Yuri Patrankov - cursed by Avatar Defros to be mute because he dared summon the Avatars at a whim. Cursed by Avatar Mythys to be blind for his ignorance.

Balliste Mazza - cursed by Avatar Syuna to feel the physical pain he inflects on others and to be impotent for 2 weeks. Cured. Cursed by Cyfton for daring to challenge Mother Earth to a fight: he was forced to experience dying and then had his mouth sewn shut, rendering him unable to eat or speak.

Nomislav Olev - cursed by Avatar Defros to be bound to Cyfton's Arena as a Spirit for failing to kill his opponent.

Talvik Warfang - cursed by Avatar Syuna to be unable to start spars because he dared challenge a babe to a spar in her Courtyard. Cursed by Avatar Defros to physically be half a year old because he refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him; cured.

Ditsy Giggles - cursed by Avatar Kulla to be mute for what she perceived to be recruiting for his future realm at a gathering she called for a quest.

Daisy Giggles - cursed by Avatar Kulla to get tongue tied when she attempts to speak for or explain her twin brother, Ditsy, because she tried to apologize for him to the Avatar.

Stark Dame - cursed by Avatar Defros to mentally witness his sisters' assaults as if he were experiencing them because he refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Moments later he is cursed by Avatar Defros again to have Nomislav Olev, a spirit, bound to him.

Clint Hawkeye - cursed by Avatar Defros to be uncoordinated and unbalanced because he refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Cured.

Jahi Diallo-Dame - cursed by Avatar Defros to be mute because he refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Cured.

Estella Prince - cursed by Avatar Defros to relive Erebus' attack on her because she refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Cured.

Matthew Murdock - cursed by Avatar Defros to be deaf (in addition to his natural blindness) because he refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Cured.

Zuberi Keita-Diallo - cursed by Avatar Defros to be haunted by the 'spirit' of her sister because she refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Cured.

Bexley - cursed by Avatar Defros to have herbs and food she touches turn to ash because she refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Cured.

Moonstorm Seren - cursed by Avatar Defros to be unable to speak physically or psychically without praising Defros because she refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him. Cured.

Reuvik - cursed by Avatar Defros to be struck by divine lightning, scarring him for life, because he refused to worship Defros and spoke out against him.

Solomon - cursed by Avatar Mythys to be mute, because he disrespected The Avatars in Divine Lands. Cured.

Nashad Prince - cursed by Avatar Cyfton to feel pregnant until Avatar Syuna is restored; he dared challenge Mother Earth because he and his husband, Lucien Tyran, wanted more hybrid-pups but could not have them while Avatar Syuna remained broken. He was immediately cursed by Avatar Cyfton to become pregnant the next time he copulates for complaining about the previous curse.

Iden Tyran - cursed by Avatar Cyfton. He and his direct male descendants (sons, grandsons, great-grandsons, etc) are cursed to be male carriers: copulation of any kind will result in pregnancy for them (the male gender), rather than their mates.

All Tyrans - cursed by Avatar Cyfton. All Tyrans (hyphenated name counts) now have only a 1/3 chance for successful breeding: with a d6, only 4 and 6 will be successful.

Oberon Tyran-Prince - cursed by Avatar Cyfton to be mute for speaking out of turn and trying to start a 2 v 1 in the Arena.

Marco - cursed by Avatar Defros for defacing the avatars statues while insulting them. Marco becomes an undead zombie without memories of anyone he once knew or cared for while filled with an insatiable desire to kill and eat everything he comes across until slayed by a living mortal.

Cothurnus Rose - cursed by Avatar Litar to be mute for beginning chaos during a quest. She cannot speak even with psychic magic. Cured.

Christian Grey - cursed by Avatar Litar for his fleeting carnivorous thoughts towards Litar; he will not be able to hunt for himself and must rely on others -- surrendering his control to another.

Aphrodite LaFont - cursed by Avatar Litar for her tongue; for remarking that she didn't believe her own eyes at the sight of Litar, he had rendered her blind.

Nereus Voella - cursed by Avatar Litar for her language, has been cursed to have word salad every time she attempts to curse.

Ming - cursed by Avatar Litar to be barren for not giving him silence when he asked for it. For Ming to have children it will cost 75 points per child, or 300 AP per child.

Amorette - cursed by Avatar Litar to share Christian's curse for not offering silence when it was asked for by Litar; she will not be able to hunt for herself and must rely on others.

Kenneth Dixon - cursed by Avatar Litar for bringing attention to himself more than once; he now suffers from Ophthalmophobia which is the fear of being stared at. Cured.

Stark Dame - cursed by Avatar Defros to feel an overwhelming lust each post he interacts with another creature. As an addition, Stark cannot access his magic. Cured. As a side note, he is also cursed with the inability to kill himself.

Wade Wilson - cursed by Avatar Defros for his transgressions and turned him into an undead zombie. He cannot remember who he is nor anyone he knew in life, and is now filled with an insatiable desire to kill and eat everything he comes across until slayed by a living mortal.

Uirusu Satsujin - cursed by Avatar Litar for his words against Mother Earth and failing to respect the balance between prey and predator. He has been cursed/given the chance to be reborn and thus turned into a mute, 2 month old Dhole. Additionally, he may never again use Mother Earth's gifts (her magic).

Cothurnus Rose - cursed by Avatar Litar once again; he has taken the previous curse of complete silence away and replaced it with auto-censorship! This means that she will not be able to swear or insult anyone without the word being censored and changed into something more pleasant.

Regalia Dame - cursed by Avatar Cyfton to be unable to use magic in Cyfton's Arena during spars. Additionally, she cannot claim the bonus point for magic in spars in Cyfton's Arena.

Stark Dame - cursed by Avatar Cyfton to be unable to issue spars in Cyfton's Arena, due to his disrespect towards Cyfton and his rules. Cured.

Stark Dame - cursed by Avatar Cyfton to be unable to use magic in spars in Cyfton's Arena, due to his continued disrespect towards Cyfton and his rules. Cured.

Stark Dame - cursed by Avatar Syuna to teach him mercy. Each time he kills, rather than showing mercy, he will lose a piece of his heart which will change his personality. Cured

Jyzara Creed-Dame - cursed by Avatar Defros to relive the worst memory of any creature she touches, chosen by the roleplayer of the other character, due to her disrespect. Cured

Fang - cursed by Avatar Defros to become a tiger in appearance because of his hatred for them.

Rangvald Dame-Fritjov - cursed by Avatar Defros to be a wolf with a hideous appearance, a throw-back to his grandfather's genetics, due to his disrespect. Cured

Anastasia Holloway - cursed by Avatar Syuna to be unable to use the powers shift and wings (and for all intents and purposes does not have these powers at all until they are restored, meaning she now doesn't have access to ascension), and she has been banished from Syuna's Courtyard until Syuna is satisfied she's learned her lesson.

Darius Montgomer - cursed by Avatar Kulla to be a spirit bound to the Divine Lands, unable to speak, for blaming the Avatars for his death.

Kimagure Stagner cursed by Avatar Syuna to be unable to use radar, essence, & audition taken for 3 OC weeks, and she has been banished from Syuna's Courtyard. Cured

Wyndham Olev cursed by Avatar Syuna to be unable to challenge another creature to death outside of Cyfton's Arena. Cured

Sithe Dame - cursed by Avatar Defros to relive the worst memory of any creature she touches, chosen by the roleplayer of the other character, when Defros asked Jyzara to select another creature to receive her curse. Cured

Jyzara Creed-Dame - cursed by Avatar Kulla to have Low Fertility, and to only be able to shift into a rabbit due to killing a rabbit in the Bunny Chase. Cured

Azreal Todd - cursed by Avatar Kulla to have Low Fertility, and to be stuck in the form of a Black-bellied Whistling-Duck due to killing a rabbit in the Bunny Chase. Cured

Caspian O'lov - cursed by Avatar Kulla to have Low Fertility and to replace his normal fur color with Easter-themed colors due to killing a rabbit in the Bunny Chase. Cured

Draven Aoric - cursed by Avatar Kulla to have Low Fertility, long rabbit-like ears and a small rabbit-like tail due to killing a rabbit in the Bunny Chase. Cured

Leonardo Copp - cursed by Avatar Defros to be mute for making false claims before his statue. Cured

Cothurnus Rose - cursed by Avatar Litar again to speak minimal words for failing to learn her lesson and throwing insults at the avatar. She may only speak one sentence per post.


Magic of the Blessed
Blessed characters will find themselves granted not only a gift from an Avatar, but they will be granted access to the unique power of the Avatar that blessed them (found below). These powers can only be used once per thread.

Lightfruit
Blessed by Syuna

The user is able to grow a fruit that looks like a pear on the outside but is composed entirely of light on the inside. The fruit has two functions. It can heal all poison/venom if eaten. Or, it can be projected at someone to explode upon impact no more than ten feet away from the fruit. The explosion temporarily blinds anyone within 10 feet of the impact for one post and gives second degree burns in the same radius on any parts exposed to the light on a target's body. The user is immune to both the blinding and the burning.

Hydroguise
Blessed by Cyfton

The user can create a coat of water around themselves, half an inch thick, that does not restrict movement. It blocks all attacks for 1 post. Visible electricity holds the water in place and if touched, an uncomfortable jolt of electricity will zap the target.

Bloodbound
Blessed by Defros

You can now create a bond between you and another creature when you taste their blood that lasts for 1 OC month (from the post in which you taste their blood). The user can always find them and speak into their mind, implanting suggestions that they will think are their own. These suggestions can be resisted, but it takes an effort of will. The user has reason to crash any thread the target is in during the bond. The bond can only be maintained with one creature at a time.

Shadowtouch
Blessed by Kulla

This power allows the user to launch their shadow at a target, and it can perform one of two functions. First, the shadow can be used to heal minor injuries such as shallow cuts, scrapes, bruises, and first degree burns, as well as moderate lacerations; alternatively the user can have the shadow perform this healing on themselves. Secondly, it can be used to cause a phantom sensation of a moderate laceration upon the target where the shadow hits. This phantom sensation lasts for 2 posts. The shadow may only do one of these things per thread.

Grapple
Blessed by Litar

The user causes molten metal to erupt from the ground at their command to wrap around 2 feet or paws of the target that are touching the ground. Though it is molten, it cools immediately upon impact so no burns beyond first degree are sustained by the target. It lasts for one post and cannot be broken. After it's done, it flows back harmlessly into the earth.

Launch
Blessed by Mythys

At the user's command, a small diameter of land, large enough for their entire body, quickly erupts under them; propelling them 30 feet in any direction. If the user lands on a surface, their fall is cushioned so that they sustain no damage. If the user instead crashes into another creature, they both take damage that would come with an equivalent fall. Once the target is launched, the pillar recedes into the earth.

Weaver
Blessed by Marlon

The user of this power is able to weave a tale (any story) so well, it makes the senses believe it to be true. As long as the caster is telling a tale, they can shape the world around them. In a 5 foot radius around the user, the landscape can be shifted to reflect the tale being told. For each post the user continues to tell the tale, this radius can be increased up to 5 feet larger in radius. The caster is not immune to any hazards that they create. These changes appear real to every sense. If the user stops telling the tale for a post, the effects fade.

Ripple
Blessed by Maata

The user of this power creates a rippling wave of kinetic energy in a 10 foot radius from their body. It extends in all directions and targets any creatures within the range that the user desires. If struck by the power, the target is repelled 10 feet in the direction away from the user.