Jenivieve Ravendale

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Jenivieve Ravendale
"The Raven"

Look, just live your life how you want to. Don't let anyone get in the way of your freedom.



Vital Information

PRONUNCIATION... Jen-eh-veev Ray-ven-dayl

NICKNAMES... Jen, Blondie, The Raven, Lady Ravendale

RACE & CLAN... Hyur, Highlander

GENDER... Female

AGE... Unknown. Speculated to be in the mid- to late twenties.

NAMEDAY... 21st Sun, 2nd Astral Moon

ORIENTATION... Panromantic, Pan-Demisexual. Is unsure if she's poly or has commitment issues stemming from past trauma.


Other Statistics

NATIONALITY... Ishgardian


FAMILY... All deceased save for one missing sister.

RESIDENCE... Wherever she makes it. Currently she resides in Limsa with fiance Dainslef Falken.

OCCUPATION... Spymaster, information broker, part-time healer.

PATRON DEITY... Thaliak by the calendars, Halone by Ishgardian upbringing.

HEIGHT & WEIGHT... 5 fulms, 8 ilms. About 180 ponze.

ALIGNMENT... Unknown. Could be considered anywhere from Chaotic Good to True Neutral.

General Information
Everything I do, I do for myself.
Emerald green Varies from bright golden blonde to platinum. A healthy pink glow, suspiciously flawless. Highly curvaceous with surprising musculature. Either soft-spoken and pleasant, or commanding and authoritative.
Relaxed, aloof Ambidextrous, but favors right. For all her battles, she is deceptively unmarred. Strange, extremely faint markings on her arms and back. Typical Ishgardian fashion when necessary; otherwise, casual and relaxed. Easy to move in.
Hair & Eyes
Jenivieve's hair never seems to grow longer or become shorter unless she wills it, and even then it always seems to be the same length after each new hairstyle. She is well-kept, never a strand out of place, straight as a pin until the ends curve up and outward. Her emerald eyes are always crystal clear, even as she tends to space out and look elsewhere. Sometimes, when the light catches them, they look deceptively silvery, as if a film had been placed over the original hue. Still, her gaze is described as soul-piercing, and she is much more perceptive than she wants people to believe.
Physique & Markings
For someone who boasts a considerable amount of magical prowess, Jenivieve's physique is that of a fighter, despite having a well-formed hourglass figure. Under her clothes, she has the musculature one would expect of a fistfighter, and the reaction time of one to boot. Yet, in spite of all this, Jenivieve's skin is entirely unmarred--strange, given that she has many dangerous stories of her previous adventures. One would say that a person like her wouldn't exist normally.
Hygiene & Attire
With her upbringing, Jenivieve was taught the ways of hygiene early on, and prides herself on how good she takes care of herself. Clothes are always clean and freshly-pressed, she dotes on her hair daily, sometimes even twice so. Any makeup she wears, if she even does, never runs and is perfectly maintained. She would rather become a hermit, than let anyone see her disheveled, as it takes away from her perfected image. For her wardrobe, Jenivieve wears a lot of black and vibrant purple--the colors of once-noble House Ravendale. The one strange thing about her attire, is that she often wears a hair clip fashioned of black-tinted cherry blossoms; something she has said that reminds her of a personal, long-reaching goal.
Psychological Profile
Despite whatever hardships she's gone through in her life, Jenivieve greets everyone and everything with some form of smile. She is a gung-ho type, ready and willing to throw herself into every new venture with gusto. She isn't one to dwell on the past overmuch, deciding that what's happened has already past, and there is no point in regretting choices. However, she tends to be strangely cryptic and dismissive when she is asked to reveal too much of herself, and it is hard to pinpoint whether or not it's a defense mechanism, or something else entirely.
Regardless of how soft-spoken and friendly she comes off as, there is a commanding, authoritative undertone to Jenivieve's voice that she just cannot seem to mask. One would think that it is a byproduct of the old days, of her old adventuring life, but with that, and how she carries herself, it could be said that she is used to being in positions of leadership.
Philosophy & Mannerisms
Jenivieve is ever an "action first, questions later" kind of woman when it comes to actual actions taken, despite her upbringing as a spymaster. Yet, she is never without some sort of base knowledge, and believes that one needs to collect all information they can about a situation before diving in. That being said, she is extremely keen on throwing punches at people she doesn't like, citing that no information is needed when it comes to some of the scum she's had to deal with.
● Coffee. The darker, the stronger, the better.
● Corvids. It's in her name, after all, and who can resist the fluffy, black-feathered birds? "They're so smart and compassionate!"
● The sky. Flying through it, gazing up at it. Counting the stars. She's always been in love with it.
● Good food, and good company. These usually go hand in hand, but they're not mutually exclusive to each other. She's learned to appreciate the little things.
● Evil for the sake of evil, or good for the sake of good. Both feel like a waste, neither one having a set goal.
● Jobs falling through. Time is money, and when a job doesn't work out, that means she doesn't get paid.
● The Holy See, specifically. Corrupt religious zealots are some of the lowest on her list, and for very good (personal) reason.
● False information. Yet another waste of time, and a waste that could end up leading to things lost.
● Spymaster and information broker. Need some facts? Need to spread some rumors? If you have the money, she's your woman.
● Impressive knowledge of aetheric and esoteric fighting styles.
● She's a skilled orator, able to craft inspiring speeches from seemingly nothing.
● Surprisingly knowledgeable about alchemy. While she doesn't practice herself, she's very learned.
Combat, Abilities & Weaponry

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Basic Statistics
Superhuman: Strength, Constitution
High: Charisma, Intelligence
Above Average: Wisdom, Dexterity
Average: None
Aetheric Abilities
Mastery: None
Expert: Thaumaturgy
Average: Blue Magic
Finds it Strange She Can Use At All: Any form of healing magic
Weapon Training
Mastery: Hand-to-hand combat. Favored style is pankration.
Expert/Above Average: Swords, Lances
Average: All other melee weapons
Novice: Ranged weapons.
Combat Relevant Skills
High: Wartime strategy, analytical observation, improvisation
Above Average: Intimidation, teamwork
Average: Espionage/subterfuge
Low: Self-preservation
Non-Combat Abilities
Oration: Jenivieve is used to talking her way out of many different forms of a sticky situation, be it through diplomacy or deception.
High Wisdom and Intelligence: Both on and off the field, Jenivieve is both book- and street-smart. She just doesn't want anyone else to catch onto that.
Unexplained Aura: There is an unexplained energy about Jenivieve that, for most people fluent in it, could be coined as a form of Echo, but it feels and behaves so much more than just that.
Combat Abilities
Transcendent: What Jenivieve calls her strange power, for lack of a better term. She seems to transcend the limits of any normal human or Walker/Warrior of Light, giving her abilities no mere mortal should be meant to have in the first place. It appears as though it can be controlled, to an extent, unless Jenivieve is under extreme duress. In these situations, strange phenomenon start occurring around her, oftimes in the middle of a fight: the area starts to crumble, strange weather effects begin to occur, centralized to the area. Rising pressure and/or humidity.
Abnormal Strength and Constitution: As it's listed, Jenivieve exhibits feats of abnormal, nigh-superhuman feats of strength and constitution. Past examples include taking a blow from an enhanced magitek prosthetic and getting a hole punched through her--and she managed to get back up like nothing happened. She shows no signs of it ever happening to this day. A second example is that she was able to grab the leg of a magitek reaper and lift it, swinging it about in a circle before tossing it far away from the encounter.
OOC Note
Jenivieve is essentially an omniclasser. More information in the OOC/Hooks section.

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Sixth Astral Era
  • Jenivieve is the oldest of former noble House Ravendale, a minor noble house in service to House Dzemael. As the eldest, she grew up with the idea that she would be married off to another noble house, possible someone from their patron House Dzemael, and was taught to be a highborn lady from essentially birth--however, she was also taught the skills that made House Ravendale famous: their work as spymasters/information brokers. The members of this House were lauded as being able to get anything from anyone.
  • Jenivieve grew up far too headstrong to be a noble house's head lady. She very quickly became an activist for Auri rights the moment the "heretical dragons" entered the city, freeing those taken captive for execution and leading them to freedom. It was during this time that she met a young man around her age. There was a torrential whirlwind of an affair that lead her to disappearing for moons on end.
  • Eventually, this was found out, and the entire family was accused of heresy and set to be executed. The night before the execution, Jenivieve found her freedom thanks to former Auri captives at the hands of Temple Knights. She was apparently the only one to have made it out alive.
Seventh Umbral Era
  • Jenivieve does not talk much about what happened in between those years and the Calamity. She made her way southward and came upon Ul'dah, wherein she began to train her other forte: thaumaturgy. It was said that she's a natural, with a propensity for fire magic. She spent what felt like years honing her skills before the Calamity struck, and she was forced to stay in Thanalan for the next long duration.
  • Eventually, after her training completed, she left Ul'dah to explore the world, finding that a sense of wanderlust had gotten the better of her. In Coerthas, she met up with a budding sky pirate crew known as the Rising Claws. For her skills in spymastery, they extended a hand to her to join their crew. Having finally found a new place to call home, she accepted. Though her nickname was "The Blackbird" among the crew, she begrudingly took "The Raven" from a previous crewmate, citing that it's literally in her name.
  • She'd spent what felt like years with them. She has no real recollection of when it happened, but it was during one of the crew's many forays into the sky. Their ship had been shot down, sending the various members catapulting to their deaths, or at least their disappearances. Jenivieve fell into the Ruby Sea and was rescued by an outfit of the Blue Kojin tribe. Her most recent memory after the explosion is waking up in Tamamizu, where she spent the better part of a month recovering and training her aetheric abilities to focus more on healing herself.

In Recent Times
Moving Forward
  • Jenivieve currently resides mostly in Ul'dah, the most lucrative place to ply her trade. Many wealthy merchants, Monetarists, and Syndicate members alike all play what she fondly calls "The Game", and she is one of the best at it. She's shown no interest in moving on from this particular city-state, but she also seems to be fervently on the hunt for information of her own.

Relationship Status Legend

Dainslief Falken, the one she calls her light. A chance meeting in the Quicksand that turned into something far greater. What was first an adoration of aesthetics, became a passionate, all-consuming romance. Jenivieve very openly admits that Dains is, without a doubt, what she needed so desperately in her life. Recently, the two got engaged, and Jenivieve told him the truth: about her, about everything she is.

Yuki Kisaragi, the lost sister. The supposed only surviving relative from Jenivieve's Ishgard family. Something doesn't add up, however--this woman, while very clearly Jenivieve's twin with a darker palette to her hair and eyes, is very distinctly Doman. Either one of the two is a liar, or there is something much bigger in the works.
Former Acquaintances
Orenji Kharn, Former(?) Captain of the Rising Claws. Jenivieve's boss from her brief stint in the sky pirating business. As his spymaster, it was her job to know his enemies better than he did, but even she couldn't have seen the betrayal on the horizon. She hasn't seen him in years, and isn't sure if he's alive at this point. What would she even say if he was?
NPC Rumors

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

◢ Common Rumors - Easily overheard. Use these freely!
"Isn't that that one girl from that lower noble house? I thought they'd all been thrown off Witchdrop ages ago." — Harried Highborn.
"She's been on the prowl, looking for someone or something lately. She's been getting aggressive with questioning certain patrons." — Quicksand Waitress.
◢ Uncommon Rumors - A little more difficult to hear. Use sparingly or ask first!
"I remember her...she was with the Claws, wasn't she? Whatever happened to that crew?" — Gossiping Deckhand.
"She's more'n what she lets on, I tell ya! That lady's a right scary wench--anyone she talks to I seen come back a changed man're woman!" — Red-nosed Barfly.
◢ Rare Rumors - Very rarely overheard. Please ask before using!
"I've seen it. With me own two eyes, I 'ave! That girl there's s'posed t'be dead--some bloke literally carved 'er 'ead off 'er shoulders!" — Spooked Refugee.
"Strange things happen in her wake. Weather changes, the world shifts under her feet. Whoever she is, she's a very dangerous individual. I hope she never gets ahold of a soulstone, or Eorzea might be in danger." — Cocobuki, Thaumaturge Guildmaster, Jenivieve's former mentor.
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
Ul'dah/Thanalan: Extremely likely
Gridania/The Black Shroud: Not entirely likely
Limsa Lominsa/La Noscea: Highly likely
Ishgard/Coerthas: Not very likely, might have been forced back there
Kugane/Doma/The Far East: Extremely likely
Norvrandt: Neither likely nor unlikely
Most of these aren’t public, and would have to be asked after!
Ul'dah: Home away from home. She studied thaumaturgy here and feels more at home here and in La Noscea than she does in the walls of Ishgard.
Limsa Lominsa/La Noscea: Long-time base of operations for the Rising Claws, her former sky pirate crew.
Ishgard: Her place of birth, though she bears no love for the city-state now.
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.
Coinpurse: An ornate leather coinpurse, filled to the brim with gil. Its load never seems to lighten.
Black cherry blossom corsage: A hairpin fashioned out of black-tinted, lacquered cherry blossoms. When not in her hair, she carries this around. It appears to have deep sentimental value.
Immaculate rose pendant: A beautiful rose-shaped pendant slipped through a brand new gold chain. It seems to glitter softly in the light. She's often seen messing with it idly, smiling as she does so.
RP Limits
I like to consider myself a flexible player who is willing to commit to a number of different types of scenes and role-play scenarios, but even I have my limits. If something is on the play list, assume it means yes, as long as it's within the context of the current play or ongoing plot. No's are typically a hard no, and it means don't ask.
I will play: Mature/darker themes. This includes drug use, mental/emotional/physical trauma/abuse to an extent, and sexual themes.
Ask about: Severe/lasting trauma. It's rare that I will say yes, but there is still a chance. I prefer to have my character(s) be able to recover from this sort of thing.
I won't play: Rape scenarios, character death, permanent character maiming. I decide when and where my character dies and if they get permanently injured as such.
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.
Sky Pirates. Are you a sky pirate, or a former sky pirate? Jenivieve was semi-notorious back in the days of her sky pirating career, you might know her as "The Blackbird".
Information Peddling. Need someone to get information on something? Look no further--Jenivieve can coerce anything out of anyone.
General notoriety. This goes hand-in-hand with the rumors that have been whispered about her. There may be bounties on her head--approach me first in-game to discuss this, however!
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.
■ Jenivieve is actually a lore-breaking character. If this sets off flags or alarms, please message me before we start plotting, as the last thing I want to do is hide this fact. The ways in which she is lore-breaking have a high probability to never come up in RP in FFXIV, but some major hints could get dropped.
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Team Mom More specifically, the "Action Mom" subtype. She's very maternal and protective of everyone.

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