Really the White Snake Spirit, Tseng Xue wears the form of a human woman and is married to Woodcutter Tseng of Two Names. She guards a Dragon's Egg hidden near the town, and was first met in Serpent's Egg. She has offered to teach Shuyan some knowledge of snakes.
Level 1 shticks:
- Summon Snake: No matter where you are, spend a chi (once per scene) to summon a small snake. Freq 2, Power 3.
Level 2 shticks:
- Shed your skin: Once per book, permanently alter your features. No one who recognized you before will recognize you afterwards with your new features. Also alters the voice. Freq 1, Power 10
Level 3 shticks:
- Detect Serpent's Touch: With a glance, determine if someone has been touched by The Great Serpent (or any lesser snake spirit). Freq 6, Power 3
Level 4 shticks:
- Serpent's Fang: Once per turn, make an unarmed attack on a target with a x6 multiplier. Freq 4, Power 6
Level 5 shticks:
- Strike with the Swiftness of the Snake: After a successful attack on a target, make a second attack on that same target with the dice that hit in the first attack. Freq 5, Power 6
Level 6 shticks:
- Secret Keeping: Double your dice for resisting attempts to get information out of you. Freq 6, Power 6