Cults are far more common than the people of the World of Darkness would like to admit. Mystery cult is the catch-all term for a phenomenon ranging from secret societies couched in fraternity houses and scholarly cabals studying the magic of classical symbolism to mystical suicide cults to the God Machine.
Mystery Cult Initiation reflects membership in one of these esoteric groups. The dot rating dictates standing. One dot is an initiate, two a respected member, three a priest or organizer, four a decision-making leader, five is a high priest or founder.
Purpose: What they stand for.
Relic: What they follow.
Membership: How to get in.
Status (•): Level one benefits.
Status (••): Level two benefits.
Status (•••): Level three benefits.
Status (••••): Level four benefits.
Status (•••••): Level five benefits.
Purpose: To teach the world however they please, and gain as much knowledge as humanly (and inhumanly) possible.
Relic: The supernaturally preserved pelt of a Pleistocene coyote.
Membership: Be invited by a member.
Leadership: The Head of Coyote
Members: Children of Coyote
Status (•): Occult.Omens or Investigation.Omens. If you already have the specialty in either you get Area of Expertise • (Omens)
Status (••): Contacts • (Occult). If you already have Contacts you get Allies • (Occult)
Status (•••): Eye for the Strange ••
Status (••••): Omen Sensitivity •••
Status (•••••): You achieve an exceptional success on three successes when using Omen Sensitivity •••, Auspex, Insight Spirit Gifts, the Evil Eye Tell, Psychometry •••, or Telepathy •••+.