Recovery Actions

Recovery Actions

The following list of Actions are for the recovery of Tolerances (Stamina, Attention, and Courage).

Awaken  [Journey]  
Requirement: You are not Hopeless. You can take this action only once per day immediately after a full night’s sleep, either during Sojourn mode or after a Rest action.
You take a moment to reflect on your life and the prospects ahead of you. This action takes one Activity (10 minutes).
Resolution: Resolve  

 – You are encouraged by the start of a new day. You recover 1 point of Courage.
 – As above, except you recover 2 points of Courage.
 – As above, except you recover 3 points of Courage.
 – As above, except you recover 4 points of Courage.
 – Your resolve is failing, and your path forward appears uncertain.
 – You feel that everything is failing around you. You take 1 point of Courage damage.

Breathe  [Exploration]  
Requirement: You have recently taken Stamina damage.
You take a moment to endure the ache of your cuts and bruises, breathing through the pain. This action can only be taken following an event that caused Stamina damage and must be performed within an hour following that event. This action can be taken multiple times consecutively within that hour but cannot be resumed if the action is interrupted.
Resolution: Resilience  

 – You recover 2 point of Stamina and may remove the Exhausted condition.
 – As above, except you recover 4 points of Stamina.
 – As above, except you recover 6 points of Stamina.
 – As above, except you recover 8 points of Stamina.
 – You fail to fight through the pain and gain no relief.
 – You focus too much on the pain and lose some hope; you take 1 point of Courage damage.

Focus  [Combat]    [Attention]
You spend a moment to concentrate on your surroundings and recover your Attention.
Resolution: Resolve 

 – You recover some amount focus, you recover 2 point of Attention.
 – As above, except you recover 4 points of Attention.
 – As above, except you recover 6 points of Attention.
 – As above, except you recover 8 points of Attention.
 – You fail to focus and concentrate completely, you only recover 1 point of Attention.
 – You completely lose your concentration, you are now Exposed 2 until the beginning of your next turn.

Recenter [Journey]     
Requirement: You are currently affected by the Stressed condition.
You spend some time in quiet thought and reflection. You might perform a repetitive task, like chopping wood, or you might simply sit quietly and meditate. See Attention and Stressed (page XXX) for more information.
Resolution: Resolve

– You find your focus and reduce your stress. Your Stressed condition is removed.
 – You fail to center yourself or regain your focus.
 – You only dwell deeper into your stress and anxiety; you take 1 point of Courage damage.

Refocus  [Exploration]  [Attention]
You spend a moment to concentrate on your surroundings and recover your Attention.
Resolution: Resolve

– You refocus yourself. Your Attention recovers to its maximum value.
 – You fail to fully concentrate, but the time allowed your mind to settle. You recover half of your maximum Attention (rounded down).
 – You cannot take your mind away from recent events; you take 1 point of Attention damage.

Rest [Journey]     
You lay down to get some sleep. Each character must sleep once per day, or they become Weary. If there is inclement weather or extreme temperatures, the GM may apply a -4 penalty, unless you are sleeping in a tent or other covered protection. The quality of the campsite might also grant a bonus or impose a penalty to this roll.
Resolution: Resilience  
 – Something happens in the middle of the night that disrupts your sleep. You regain only half your maximum Stamina (rounded down) and may remove the Exhausted and Weary conditions. Envision the event that caused your disturbance.

– You get some good sleep. Restore your Stamina to maximum and remove the Exhausted and Weary conditions.
 – You got only enough sleep to stave off additional fatigue. You may remove the Exhausted condition and regain 1 Stamina.
 – You had a stressful and uncomfortable night. You regain no Stamina and are now Weary until you successfully Rest. Envision the cause of your sleepless night.