Lore of the Beast
• Summon Animals

This evocation allows the Devourer to detect the presence of animal life in the surrounding area and to summon those creatures to his side. These animals instinctively protect the demon.

Torment: Monstrous demons can summon only carnivorous animals, their Torment driving the creatures into a murderous frenzy. A Willpower roll must be made each turn with a difficulty equal to the Devourer's Torment. If the roll fails, the animals turn on the nearest human or demon, including the Devourer himself. The Devourer can attempt to regain control of frenzied animals with another Willpower roll in a subsequent turn.

• • Command Animals

This evocation extends the Devourer's influence over the beasts of the earth, allowing her to command one or more animals to do her bidding.

Torment: Monstrous demons can command only carnivorous animals, and the weight of the demon's Torment makes them murderously aggressive. Unless they are in the Devourer's presence, they attack any mortal or demon they counter if they fail an Intelligence roll (difficulty 7).

• • • Possess Animals

The demon is capable of possessing one or more animals and acting through them as an extension of her will. During the War of Wrath, many Devourers went to war possessing entire packs of terrible beasts that wrought havoc among the Host's human allies.

Torment: Monstrous demons can possess only carnivores, and Devourers must exercise iron will to avoid losing themselves to the feral nature of their hosts. Make a Willpower roll each turn, with a difficulty equal to the Devourer's Torment. If a roll fails, your demon succumbs to the animals' instincts. Her mind is subsumed completely into their will and control of the character (and her animals) passes to the Storyteller until the vocation expires. If the roll botches, the evocation expires and the demon herself takes on the nature and t animals, becoming feral in her own behavior.

• • • • Animal Form

The Devourer can take the form of any animal whose blood or flesh she has tasted. Conservation of mass does not apply, so a 95-pound woman can become an 800-pound tiger if the demon desires.

Torment: Monstrous Devourers must exercise iron will to avoid losing themselves to the feral nature of the creatures they become. Make a Willpower roll each turn with a difficulty equal to the Devourer's Torment. If the roll fails, the demon succumbs to the feral instincts of the animal form she assumed, and control of the character passes to the Storyteller until the evocation expires.

• • • • • Create Chimera

The Devourer is capable of manipulating the animal's physical body, enhancing its capabilities or mutating it into a hideous, fantastic creature that combines characteristics of numerous different animals.

Torment: Monstrous demons invariably infuse their creations with the taint of their own Torment, creating pain-maddened, murderous beasts. No Willpower roll is necessary to determine the mental state of these creatures. They are invariably deranged, rabid beasts that exist only to kill and maim the living.