Abyllona Skaenrysswyn

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Abyllona Skaenrysswyn
Freeborn Knight
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If you only stand when the rest of the world's at your back, you might as well stay seated.

Skaenryss



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Vital Information


PRONUNCIATION... Ab-ih-lone-uh Skane-wriss-vinn.

NICKNAME... Aby.

RACE & CLAN... Roegadyn, Sea Wolf.

GENDER... Female.

AGE... Twenty-one years old.

NAMEDAY... 20th Sun, 3rd Astral Moon.

ORIENTATION... Homosexual.

MARITAL STATUS... Single.

Other Statistics


NATIONALITY... Limsa Lominsan.

CITIZENSHIP... Limsa Lominsan.

FAMILY... .

RESIDENCE... Lavender Beds, 9th Ward, Subdivision, Plot 2.

OCCUPATION... Adventurer.

PATRON DEITY... Halone.

HEIGHT & WEIGHT... 6 fulms, 9 ilms. 195 ponze.

ALIGNMENT... Type 3 Chaotic Good.

General Information
A Roegadyn adventurer following her convictions and seeking meaning, all whilst attempting to overcome her own insecurities.
Pleased to meet you, friend.
Appearance
Eyes
Hair
Skin
Build
Voice
Green. Black. White. Slim but solid. Gentle, warm, somewhat deep.
Bearing
Laterality
Scars
Markings
Style
Good posture, studious eyes and a gentle smile. Right handed. None. None. Simple, formal, elegant and practical.
Hygiene & Attire
Keeps clean and dresses well. Style and practicality are both necessary!
Personality
Psychological Profile
An analytical thinker and idealist. Somewhat insecure in her abilities. Fiercely loyal to those who earn a place in her heart and sympathetic to the plight of the poor and unwanted.
Voice
Gentle and soft spoken. Takes time to think about what she wants to say and thus rarely stumbles over her words as she
Philosophy & Mannerisms
Believes in liberty, equality, and justice with a burning passion. Believes that the world needs people willing to fight for a better future - even if it means spilling blood - as well as people who live in a saintly manner and embody what folks ought to strive to become.
Preferences
Likes
● The sound of the sea.
● Quiet nights with a book.
● Interesting conversations.
● Good drinks - particularly ale or wine.
Dislikes
● INJUSTICE.
● Pompousness.
● The heat of Thanalan.
Skills
● Aether-channeling.
● High literacy.
● Fairly good at sewing.
● Pretty good at whistling.


Combat, Abilities & Weaponry


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Basic Statistics
High: Intelligence.
Above Average: Vitality.
Average: Strength, dexterity.
Low: Wisdom, piety.
Aetheric Abilities
Mastery: Aether Control.
Expert: Eorzean Arcanima.
Average: Nymian Arcanima.
Novice: Conjuring, Black Magic.
Weapon Training
Mastery: Tomes.
Expert: Staves. At least all that training went to use somewhere!
Average: Great swords, straight swords.
Novice: Fists, axes, curved blades, spears.
Combat Relevant Skills
High: Bravery.
Above Average: Strategy, tactical sense.
Average: Stance, versatility.
Low: Formal training, experience, discipline.
Non-Combat Abilities
Weaving: Is moderately proficient at weaving.
Whistling: Can carry a proper tune!
Speed-reader: Absolutely tears through books.
Combat Abilities
Aetheric Knowledge: Spent much of her early life studying to be a healer. While this turned out badly, it left her moderately skilled at channeling aether.
OOC Note
Dunno much about player-made systems, but I'm always willing to learn! Feel free to tell me about em via /tells.


History
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Disclaimer: .
Sixth Astral Era
Childhood
Grew up on a small farm in La Noscea with her two fathers. Though she was adopted, she was never made to feel it - she always felt her quiet seriousness was a perfect fit as the counter-point to her fathers' over-the-top bravado. She spent much of her childhood rather isolated from the rest of the world, stuck on a farm far, far away from the city. The only real contact from the outside world came on days when one of her fathers would bring her to market or a friend of theirs from their adventuring days came by to visit. She was enthralled by the city from an early age. Its people were free, its future bright. There was poverty, but all suffered equally for it, and all struggled valiantly against it. She was equally entranced by the stories her fathers friends would tell of their adventures. Skaenryss - her Roegadyn father - had been a healer of some small renown in his youth. She grew to idolize him and sought to follow in his footsteps. She spent night and day reading up on the art of Aether and learning how to control her own. Each visit to the city brought her library closer and closer to overflow. She created a band of imaginary adventurers in her head and would run around the countryside and its nearby beaches, chasing fictitious krakens and Leviathans to their doom. By the time she'd reached early teenhood, she'd grown confident in her abilities, and was certain she had a bright future ahead of her.

Seventh Umbral Era
Adulthood
Adulthood did not treat her so kindly. When she attempted to learn Conjury proper and follow in her father's footsteps, she found that she had a natural tendency toward battle rage that overwhelmed her ability to focus and channel her healing spells. Try as she might, she couldn't properly channel her aether whilst focusing on the injuries incurred by her comrades. She was forced to give up on conjury and, taking umbrage at the thought of letting all those years of study go to waste, took up arcanima. Focused on bringing harm to her opponents rather than the injuries inflicted on her comrades, she was better able to complete her spells, though something still felt... off. It hadn't been what she'd wanted to do as a girl. It hadn't been her dream. Life threw a second curveball at her soon after. A few days following her final decision on her career path, her fathers announced that they were to take a ship to the New World in search of adventure. A Lalafell friend of theirs had convinced them that glory and excitement was waiting just across the horizon. Their daughter fully-grown and unwilling to leave their glory days behind them, the two men bid their daughter a tearful adieu before sailing off. Years later, she's still yet to hear from them.

In Recent Times
Moving Forward
Her confidence shaken by her failure and the disappearance of her fathers, Abyllona has had a rocky start to her adult life. She sunk into a bit of a depression for some time, fueled by her own sense of inferiority and failure. The reasonable amount of self-confidence she'd been granted by her fathers had melted away along with her chances at a career at conjuring. Even when she found a style of healing that circumvented some of her failures in the form of Nymian arcanima, the hole wasn't filled. 'It wasn't my adept healing magicks that saved the day', she'd think to herself. 'It was the fairy.' Still, not everything was bad. During this period, she met one Wyznuwil Zwynspyrwyn, an outgoing and bull-headed young woman who she quickly fell for. Wyz brought out much of the best in Abyllona, and she found that with her, she regained some of that sense of self-worth she'd lost as a teenager. Still, Abyllona couldn't find true satisfaction so long as her job reminded her of her failures. Gaining semi-permanent entrance into Ishgard under an adventurer's contract, she soon heard word of the path of the Dark Knight. Warriors who utilized their emotions in channeling magic rather than suppressing them? Defenders defended others before all else? Revolutionaries who were willing to strike at the corrupt heart of the Ishgardian clergy? Abyllona was certainly interested in all that. After obtaining a soul-stone under somewhat sketchy means, she began training in the use of greatswords and in the ways of the Dark Knight. The path has been arduous, but rewarding. She can finally work and put her whole self into her work rather than futilely trying to control emotions that are both natural and healthy. She can finally start feeling like she has a place in the world. She can finally do something worth doing rather than subsisting off of garbage adventuring jobs that hardly pay for themselves. Abyllona has never been happier.

Relationships
Relationship Status Legend
Relationship
Attraction
Complicated
Friend
Deceased

Positive
Negative
Neutral
Unsure
Family
✔ Skaenryss Swyrsfeiksyn: A humongous sea wolf, Abyllona's adoptive father. Has a larger than life personality. Was a respected conjurer in his youth. Left with his husband, Olivier, and was never seen again.
✔ Olivier DeForest: A tall and agile Raen, Abyllona's adoptive father. Originally named Maibito no Hanbe. Immigrated to Gridania to work as a dancer and took an Elezen name before falling in love with Skaenryss and joining him as an adventurer.
Acquaintances
♦ Aago Miran: Abyllona's best friend. A Miqo'te mage who, in spite of his light-hearted demeanor, seems to have a way of making Abyllona open up about sensitive topics. An excellent player of truth-or-dare.
� Wyznuwil Zwynspyrwyn: Ex-girlfriend. Still a good friend, but one Abyllona's had trouble talking to for some time.
✖ Zoradelle Babineaux: Abyllona's former pupil. Their friendship deteriorated significantly when Abyllona had to put a stop to her dangerous use of the Dark violently, nearly getting the both of them killed.
Former Acquaintances
Deceased


Rumors
NPC Rumors

Some of these rumors are untrue, speculation, or are greatly exaggerated.

◢ Common Rumors - Easily overheard. Use these freely!
"Rumor." — Rumor Monger.
"Rumor." — Rumor Monger.
◢ Uncommon Rumors - A little more difficult to hear. Use sparingly or ask first!
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.
◢ Rare Rumors - Very rarely overheard. Please ask before using!
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.
PC Rumors

Feel free to add your own rumors to this section.

◢ Player Character Rumors - Some of these are more rare than others!
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.


RP Info


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Location & Probability
Places where the character is very likely to be seen
Limsa Lominsa: Very likely.
Ul'dah: Likely.
Ishgard: Often there, but keeps her head low.
Gridania: Unlikely outside the Lavender Beds.
Affiliations
Most of these aren’t public, and would have to be asked after!
Limsa Lominsa: Citizen.
Aethereum Wings: Company member.
IC Inventory
The following items are things that this individual carries on their person at all times. These are noted for pickpockets, and those watching her closely. This information is meant to be a prompt for insight and is not to be meta-gamed, though feel free to use this information if it comes up logically in RP (pickpocketing, a search, etc) with use of a simple /tell.

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Coinpurse: A simple coin purse made of soft leather, containing a few hundred gil.
RP Limits
I'm open to most things - only hard limit is ERP. So long as it makes sense to discuss it in-character, I'd be open to at least discussing having conversations about most things.
I will play mature discussions, philosophical discourse, adventures, and lighthearted conversation.
Ask about particularly dark topics.
I won't play anything involving ERP.
RP Hooks
While the below is by no means comprehensive, it's a kind of spring board for walk-up RP. Longer plots that are meant to run for more than a few quick RP's, please feel free to send me a tell so we can work out a good reason for our characters to get to know one another. I'm always looking for RP, unless I'm actively spamming PvE content.
■ Your character is in search of protection after pissing off someone powerful and dangerous.
■ Your character is hiring warriors for a dangerous mission with a just cause.
■ Your character is having a drink and looking for some conversation.
■ Literally anything involving dark knight lore.
■ Literally anything involving discussions of Eorzean power structures and the corruption inherent in the system.
OOC Notes
Player Information
Player Note
There is a lot of information on this character wiki, but it is by no means completely comprehensive. There are chunks of backstory that are left intentionally vague so that details can be later added as developed through creative writing or in role-play revelation. Feel free to use Common or Uncommon rumors freely, if you want to use a Rare Rumor as a plot hook or to spark RP, I would ask that you send me a tell first, to make certain it's alright.
Character Lore Adherence
Everything concerning this character that has not been confirmed by in-game lore should be taken with a grain of salt. Anything that has had to be changed because of lore shifting will be noted below.
■ No changes.
Character Concept
Information.
Character Tidbits
Links Out
Links that lead off the wiki, but are technically relevant to the character.
■ None as of now.
Tropes & Explanations
A trope is a convention or device that is often found in creative works. In this case, the tropes below describe my character either in part, or as a whole. Their background, personality, appearance, etc, most of them can be described in the tropes below.
Vigilante Man She actively fights against corrupt members of law enforcement.
La Résistance Considers herself part of this, though she's currently totally solo
The Berserker Her greatest strength and weakness!
Anarchism Liberty! Equality! Solidarity!


Credits

Wiki Information
This wiki is constantly changing as the character’s story changes. It was last modified on Month ##th, 2016.

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The following is not entirely comprehensive, but contains general credits. Please leave the link-backs if you use this template!
■ Original template by Bancroft Gairn.
■ Adapted by Xheja Rajhera.
■ Tabs by Unnamed Mercenary.
■ Expanded bits by Lucaell Tareth'eian.
■ Header image inspired by D'lyhhia Lhuil.
■ Music bits from J'karu Rhome.
■ Relationships & OOC notes by Glioca Sargonnai.
■ Various formatting inspired by Odette Saoirse & others.
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