Most, but not all Mystics are practitioners of Waidan, whether they know it or not. Danasians, Shanren and Vashar commonly practice Waidan as a general faith and those dedicated to the pursuit of alchemical formulas are often aware of its methods and practices, implementing their elemental understanding into the craft of producing new substances such as dragon powder.
The Shanren practitioners of this faith system are known as Feng Shui geomancers. These shamans work to interpret the will of the Five Phases and maintain balance throughout their region. They observe the world for signs, viewing omens of the elements in all things. Further east, Vashar and their vassals are sometimes practitioners of Waidan, seeking a way to bend the unconscious elements of nature to their will. Vashar practitioners are known as Shugenja.
Feng Shui Geomancy
All practitioners of Waidan have the ability to interpret the will of the Five Phases and can observe omens to predict the future. Practitioners of Waidan have access to a divination spell similar to the Augury spell.
A mystic who practices Waidan as their chosen faith can use this ability for the cost of 2 Psi points or cast it as a ritual for no cost.
|1st-level divination (ritual)|
|Casting time:||1 minute|
By meditating and observing the five phases of matter around you, you receive an omen about the results of a specific course of action, a prediction of what you will find, what you may need, description of an individual, etc. that you plan to take within the next day. The GM chooses from the following possible omens: Earth, Fire, Metal/Aether, Water, Wood/Air. Other aspects are associated with these signs and can be interpreted in many ways. The spell does not give a direct answer to a question, but can impart a vague omen that is interpreted by the caster.