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Cost: 3m; Mins: Martial Arts 3, Essence 2; Type: Reflexive
Duration: Instant
Prerequisite Charms: Iron Sheath Posture

With a quick, precise kata, the martial artist temporarily supercharges his muscles with essence, emulating the hydraulic mechanisms of the Machine God. If he uses this form while having the Pertinacious Automaton Form activated, his body is temporarily covered with essence lines converging at his reconfigured chakra points. He may put his reconfigured muscles to use in one of the following ways, decided when activating the charm:

  • He adds his Dexterity to his initiative
  • Charms such as Thunderclap Rush Attack do not automatically win initiative over him.
  • He adds his Strength to jumping distance
  • He adds his Strength to his base movement