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No. Trait Icon Name Effects
1 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_army_assault_unit Level 1
Cruel
"Start with their toes and work up."
Assault Patrol: +5% casualties inflicted on specified enemy unit (this_agent)
Level 2
Vicious
"Do you like my collection of ears?"
Assault Patrol: +10% casualties inflicted on specified enemy unit (this_agent)
Level 3
Brutal
"What\'s a survivor?"
Assault Patrol: +15% casualties inflicted on specified enemy unit (this_agent)
2 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_army_threaten Level 1
Daunting
Sometimes a reputation for violence is enough.
Threat of Destruction: +5 zeal for the target army\'s general (this_agent)
Level 2
Intimidating
"Don\'t be afraid, I won\'t hurt you, much."
Threat of Destruction: +10 zeal for the target army\'s general (this_agent)
Level 3
Terrifying
A raise of an eyebrow is enough to turn men\'s bowels to water.
Threat of Destruction: +15 zeal for the target army\'s general (this_agent)
3 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_character_kill_betrayal Level 1
Venal
Some people would sell their own mother in the name of advancement.
Assassination > Betrayal: +5% chance of positive outcome (this_agent)
Level 2
Treacherous
Those who deal in lies should never be trusted.
Assassination > Betrayal: +10% chance of positive outcome (this_agent)
Level 3
Betrayer
All the good is gone, leaving nothing but betrayal.
Assassination > Betrayal: +15% chance of positive outcome (this_agent)
4 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_character_kill_slaughter Level 1
Dirty Blade
"What\'s the point in cleaning it?"
Assassination > Slaughter: +5% chance of positive outcome (this_agent)
Level 2
Blood-soaked
Some warriors just don\'t know when to stop.
Assassination > Slaughter: +10% chance of positive outcome (this_agent)
Level 3
Gore-drenched
"For the love of the gods! He\'s already really dead!"
Assassination > Slaughter: +15% chance of positive outcome (this_agent)
5 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_deployed_foreign_corrupt Level 1
Corrupt
"I look for advantage. What man does not?"
-2% tax rate (local province)
Level 2
Embezzler
"The gold was just resting in my purse."
-4% tax rate (local province)
Level 3
Immoral
Right and wrong: two sides of the same, golden, spendable coin.
-6% tax rate (local province)
-1 public order per turn (local province)
6 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_deployed_foreign_infiltrate Level 1
Honest Face
People don\'t question an honest face.
Infiltration: -5% chance of being detected by enemies (this_agent)
Level 2
Unremarkable Face
This person can blend into the dullest carpets.
Infiltration: -10% chance of being detected by enemies (this_agent)
Level 3
Faceless
"I change my face the way others change their clothes."
Infiltration: -15% chance of being detected by enemies (this_agent)
7 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_settle_commit_arson Level 1
Fire-starter
"How do you make a slave go \'woomph\'?"
Commit Arson: +5% damage to the specified building (this_agent)
Level 2
Arsonist
Burning issues must be acted on.
Commit Arson: +10% damage to the specified building (this_agent)
Level 3
Pyrophiliac
Flames are pretty.
Commit Arson: +15% damage to the specified building (this_agent)
8 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_settle_incite_unrest Level 1
Man of the People
"When I speak, people listen. See."
Spread Cultural Tension: +5% public order penalties due to local presence of foreign cultures (this_agent)
Level 2
Ringleader
"It doesn\'t have to be this way, my brothers!"
Spread Cultural Tension: +10% public order penalties due to local presence of foreign cultures (this_agent)
Level 3
Firebrand
"Rise brothers! Together we will build a new future!"
Spread Cultural Tension: +15% public order penalties due to local presence of foreign cultures (this_agent)
9 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_settle_poison_well Level 1
Purveyor of Poisons
"Does this water smell a bit… well, you know? Off?"
Poison Wells: +5% casualties for all garrison units (this_agent)
Poison Wells: -1 enemy siege hold-out time
(double for city-ports) (this_agent)
Level 2
Ingenious Poisoner
You can put a dead horse in water but you can\'t make anyone else drink.
Poison Wells: +10% casualties for all garrison units (this_agent)
Poison Wells: -2 enemy siege hold-out time
(double for city-ports) (this_agent)
Level 3
Master of Poisons
Without water people become surprisingly flexible in their outlook.
Poison Wells: +15% casualties for all garrison units (this_agent)
Poison Wells: -3 enemy siege hold-out time
(double for city-ports) (this_agent)
10 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_settle_promote_disorder Level 1
Provocateur
Words are more effective than stones.
Incite Unrest: -5 public order (this_agent)
Level 2
Instigator
The people will be given a voice.
Incite Unrest: -10 public order (this_agent)
Level 3
Troublemaker
"A riot? You call this a riot? I\'ll show you a riot!"
Incite Unrest: -15 public order (this_agent)
11 r2_sp_trait_all_agent_settle_raid Level 1
Pitiless
The plight of others does little to move this person.
Raid: +5% damage to all buildings (this_agent)
Level 2
Heartless
Some people are just cold hearted.
Raid: +10% damage to all buildings (this_agent)
Level 3
Dead Inside
"Someone silence that mewling child…"
Raid: +15% damage to all buildings (this_agent)
12 r2_sp_trait_all_background_abandoned Level 1
Foundling
"Everything I possess I made, or took, with these two hands…"
+2 cunning (this_agent)
+10% chance of evading enemy agents (this_agent)
13 r2_sp_trait_all_background_assassin Level 1
Murderous
Killing can be an art.
+1 cunning (this_agent)
14 r2_sp_trait_all_background_spy Level 1
Born Sneaky
This man has a serpentine mind, unhindered by polite convention.
+2 cunning (this_agent)
+10 line of sight (this_agent)
15 r2_sp_trait_all_fervour Level 1
Keen
Bravery is all very well, but…
+2% movement speed of all units (this_general_force)
+2 zeal (this_agent)
Level 2
Taste for Battle
"At them! At them! No hanging back now!"
+4% movement speed of all units (this_general_force)
+4 zeal (this_agent)
Level 3
Mad for It!
"I love the smell of victory in the morning. Smells like… corpses!"
+6% movement speed of all units (this_general_force)
+6 zeal (this_agent)
16 r2_sp_trait_all_gambling Level 1
Fond of Gambling
"A small wager, then, just to make it interesting…"
Many pleasures tempt this idle soul – put them to use before your dwindling treasury is entirely spent! (this_agent)
Level 2
Inveterate Gambler
Win, lose, it\'s all the same to this man.
-3% tax rate (local province)
+1 cunning (this_agent)
Level 3
Ruled by Luck
"My luck will change soon. It must!"
-6% tax rate (local province)
+1 cunning (this_agent)
17 r2_sp_trait_all_hates_barbarians Level 1
Hates Smelly Barbarians
"Smelly, trouser-wearing, excessively-bearded excuses for men. Bastards!"
+10% melee attack skill for all units during battles against barbarian tribes (this_general_force)
18 r2_sp_trait_all_hates_carthage Level 1
Loathes Greedy Carthaginians
Nice Carthaginians are greedy, rapacious, miserly, cheating, baby-murdering scum.
+10% melee attack skill for all units during battles against Carthage (this_general_force)
19 r2_sp_trait_all_hates_easterners Level 1
Hates Desert-dwelling Easterners
The only good easterner is a very dead easterner.
+10% melee attack skill for all units during battles against eastern factions (this_general_force)
20 r2_sp_trait_all_hates_egyptians Level 1
Loathes Fake Egyptians
"Stick a false beard on a Greek and turn him into Pharaoh? I don\'t think so!"
+10% melee attack skill for all units during battles against Egypt (this_general_force)
21 r2_sp_trait_all_hates_greeks Level 1
Uncomfortable Amongst Greeks
"All that knowledge! All those ideas! Those Greeks are up to something I tell you!"
+10% melee attack skill for all units during battles against Hellenic factions (this_general_force)
22 r2_sp_trait_all_hates_romans Level 1
Despises Treacherous Romans
Romans, with their straight roads, aqueducts, law-making ways, and big bent noses, really annoy this man.
+10% melee attack skill for all units during battles against Rome (this_general_force)
23 r2_sp_trait_all_hates_successors Level 1
Hates Avaricious Successors
"They\'re not proper Greeks, and as for being the heirs of Alexander? Oh, sod off!"
+10% melee attack skill for all units during battles against Successor kingdoms (this_general_force)
24 r2_sp_trait_all_leader_mad Level 1
Somewhat Strange
"Don\'t lie to me. My eyes WILL fall out if I stop looking up."
+5% corruption (factionwide)
+2% construction costs (all regions)
Level 2
A Disturbing Nature
Chewing one\'s own nails is bad, but the nails of others…
+10% corruption (factionwide)
+4% construction costs (all regions)
Level 3
Prince of the Moon People
"Bow before me, puny men of Earth, or suffer the attentions of my cloth-rending moths!"
+20% corruption (factionwide)
+6% construction costs (all regions)
25 r2_sp_trait_all_looter Level 1
Looter
To the victor the spoils.
+5% income from looting settlements (this_general_force)
Level 2
Butcher
Robbing the vanquished is not enough for this man.
+10% income from looting settlements (this_general_force)
Level 3
Destroyer
What\'s a little genocide between friends?
+20% income from looting settlements (this_general_force)
26 r2_sp_trait_all_mad Level 1
Strange
"I like pans. Why don\'t you like pans?"
-2 authority (this_agent)
+1 zeal (this_agent)
Level 2
Disturbing to Others
"Lord Amphora is my friend. My only friend. Not like you…"
-4 authority (this_agent)
+2 zeal (this_agent)
Level 3
Touched by the Gods
"God told me. That slave had elves inside her. I didn\'t find them."
-6 authority (this_agent)
+3 zeal (this_agent)
27 r2_sp_trait_barbarian_berserker Level 1
Shieldbiter
"Grrrrrrrr! The red mist comes! Let me at \'em!"
+1 zeal (this_agent)
+3% melee attack skill for all units (this_general_force)
-3% melee defence skill for all units (this_general_force)
Level 2
Axe-friend
This man\'s brutal axe-rage is something to behold.
+2 zeal (this_agent)
+6% melee attack skill for all units (this_general_force)
-6% melee defence skill for all units (this_general_force)
Level 3
Berserker
This man: if you see him coming, run. Just run. Fast!
+3 zeal (this_agent)
+9% melee attack skill for all units (this_general_force)
-9% melee defence skill for all units (this_general_force)
28 r2_sp_trait_barbarian_blood_feud Level 1
Blood Feud
"You really shouldn\'t have killed my uncle."
+3 zeal (this_general)
29 r2_sp_trait_barbarian_high_casualties Level 1
Likes a Scrap
His thirst for battle is insatiable, no matter the cost in lives.
-5% morale for all enemy units (this_general_enemy_force)
-2% morale for all units (this_general_force)
-5% to number of battle captives (this_general_force)
Level 2
Bloodthirsty
This man obviously relishes shedding blood.
-10% morale for all enemy units (this_general_enemy_force)
-5% morale for all units (this_general_force)
-10% to number of battle captives (this_general_force)
Level 3
Mad for It
"Hunting, fighting, killing horde. Wade through blood and spill some more!"
-15% morale for all enemy units (this_general_enemy_force)
-10% morale for all units (this_general_force)
-20% to number of battle captives (this_general_force)
30 r2_sp_trait_barbarian_mad Level 1
Nutter
Laugh, and the world cringes in terror.
Level 2
Dribbling Moon-calf
"I am mad. You are mad. We are mad. And so is Lord Mushroom. Deal with it."
Level 3
Sausage-sucking Loon
"I like your eyes. You have nice eyes. Very nice eyes. Yes."
31 r2_sp_trait_civilised_high_casualties Level 1
A Bit of Claret
This man enjoys the sight of blood, particularly enemy blood.
-5% morale for all enemy units (this_general_enemy_force)
-2% morale for all units (this_general_force)
-5% to number of battle captives (this_general_force)
Level 2
Bloody
This man delights in bloodshed for its own sake.
-10% morale for all enemy units (this_general_enemy_force)
-5% morale for all units (this_general_force)
-10% to number of battle captives (this_general_force)
Level 3
Take No Prisoners!
"Prisoners? Parasites! Extra mouths to feed."
-15% morale for all enemy units (this_general_enemy_force)
-10% morale for all units (this_general_force)
-20% to number of battle captives (this_general_force)
32 r2_sp_trait_female_all_agent_settle_promote_disorder Level 1
Provocatrix
Words are more effective than stones.
Incite Unrest: -5 public order (this_agent)
Level 2
Instigator
The people will be given a voice.
Incite Unrest: -10 public order (this_agent)
Level 3
Troublemaker
"A riot? You call this a riot? I\'ll show you a riot!"
Incite Unrest: -15 public order (this_agent)
33 r2_sp_trait_female_all_background_spy Level 1
Womanly Wiles
This woman has a serpentine mind masked by polite convention.
+2 cunning (this_agent)
34 r2_sp_trait_greco_roman_humors_blood Level 1
Sanguine
An unconcerned expression hides many thoughts.
+2 cunning (this_agent)
+1 gravitas per turn (this_agent)
35 r2_sp_trait_roman_proscriptor Level 1
Proscriptor
Always the first to point an accusing finger…
+1 influence per turn for your political party (factionwide)
-1 public order per turn (local province)
36 r2_sp_trait_rome_mad Level 1
Not Quite Right
"Is this important? Bzzzz! Bzzzz! I haven\'t made nearly enough honey today! Bzzzz!"
-2 authority (this_agent)
+1 zeal (this_agent)
Level 2
Dangerous
"When my father, Jupiter, hears of this, he will turn you inside out! And I will watch!"
-4 authority (this_agent)
+2 zeal (this_agent)
Level 3
Unhinged
"I\'m a little garum pot, short and stout…"
-6 authority (this_agent)
+3 zeal (this_agent)