The Shaman


  • Action: Look at the top 2 Gates in the Gate stack. Put 1 Gate on the top of the Gate stack, and the other on the bottom.
  • When you close a Gate during an Other World Encounter, you may move to any space containing a Clue or a Gate.

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"I will journey to the lands beyond. I do not fear them."


As a young girl in Nigeria, Akachi stayed apart from other children, preferring the company of imaginary friends. Her elders feared madness, but the village dibia believed that she had been chosen by the gods. The wise old man taught her how to travel between worlds and how to marshal spirits. Now, she has become a wise leader herself, traveling across Africa and teaching others to protect themselves. She's recently arrived in Cape Town and from here, she will track down the dark forces that threaten humanity.

Team Role

Akachi centers around the closing of gates. Since her passive ability allows her to move instantly from one gate to the next, she has some freedom early game to train stats or gain spells. A good first move is to send her to Shanghai to improve lore, so her casts of Mists of Releh succeed more often.

Her high will can help her against Monsters with high horror checks, so she can very easily be built for combat encounters. Note that she is vulnerable to taking health damage from monsters, so make sure you have a backup plan if Mists fails to cast.