A Felvargs Passage of Courtship is a set of two trials that a Felvarg must complete in order to participating in breeding. Until a Felvarg's PoC's are completed the Felvarg cannot breed nor give away slots to other players, however the Felvarg can still do other activities within the group. Please read through the journal carefully and if you have any questions comment below.
Passage of Courtship Template:Name/Import Image:
Prompt (The Beginning -or- Internal Instinct):
Additional Extras: (Any additional images or Literature present. Please also list any applicable bonuses.)
Up to 2 Felvargs may participate in a single entry.
Literature entries require 1,200 words each and all Felvarg in the entry must play a main role and be mentioned fluidly throughout.
1-20 RNG roll - Per Image
1-30 Unbiased effort score (Based on other works in your gallery.) - Per Image
+15 for short story including at least 500 words OR an additional image of colored fullbody sketch quality or higher. - Per image
(STANDALONE BONUS) +5 for depicting a single Felvarg in each image. (Not counting Felvargs added to complete a prompt!) - Per image
- Additional images/Literature must be created strictly for the Passage of Courtship and cannot receive any other rewards to qualify.
- Additional images must be a colored fullbody sketch or higher quality to qualify.
- Standalone bonus will qualify if there is only a single Felvarg being judged for it's Passage of Courtship. Adding Alphas or other Felvargs to complete one of the below prompts will not remove this bonus.
- If 2 Felvargs are present in a set of PoC's, they can each complete a different prompt so long as it's clear they are each completing the prompt selected for them.
80 points or less scores Bronze (+5EXP)
81 - 109 points scores Silver (+10EXP)
110+ points scores Gold (+15EXP)
Your medal will be placed on your Felvarg's import image!
Choose two 's, one from 'the beginning' & one from "internal instinct".
The Beginning – Change is in the Air
Spring is a time of change, new beginnings. As the flowers bloom and the air warms suddenly swarms of butterflies can be found all over Ulfrheim. Sporting a myriad of breathtaking colors and patterns they flutter about as far as the eye can see. Depict your Felvargs interactions or reactions to them.Seasonal April Bonus: 25% chance to find Easter Treats. (chance increased to 50% if completed with April Showers.)
The Beginning - #1: Our experiences shape us from a young age, what can seem like a small moment in hindsight can set you on a path you may never have expected. Depict a singular moment in your Felvargs formative years that ultimately led them to who they are today, be it good or bad.
The Beginning - #2: Each Felvarg needs to find it's voice. Depict your Felvarg as a pup, practicing their very first howl.
The Beginning - #3: Looking tough is not as easy as it seems and it takes more practice than one might think. Depict your Felvarg pup attempting to snarl or look menacing at something. Perhaps its a rock or maybe even a small unsuspecting animal.
The Beginning - #4: Our loved ones help us grow and learn to love and trust. Depict your Felvarg as a pup playing with another pack member or their Sire/Dam.
The Beginning - #5: One must learn to survive, as a pack we must all learn to pull our weight and we all know, practice makes perfect. Depict your Felvarg as a pup stalking or taking down one of the small prey listed: Mouse, Bird, Squirrel, Frog, Fox, Raccoon or Possum
The Beginning - #6: Scary thing leaving the safety of the den, but alas we must. It's time for your Felvarg to take it's first solo adventure. Depict your Felvarg pup leaving it's den for the first time and exploring the great beyond. (Must include an official landmark/location in Ulfrheim.)
The Beginning - #7: At some point, every Felvarg needs to discover who they are and to do this, they may start off by imitating the ones they look up to. Depict your Felvarg mimicking the actions of a parent, sibling or pack member.
The Beginning - #8: There comes a time for all Felvargs to understand the importance of caring for others and sharing among their pack. Depict your Felvarg sharing something special with their parent, a sibling, or a pack member. (Can be food, a makeshift toy, etc.) (Marked for Replacement - May 2019)
The Beginning - #9: Losing you baby teeth is a milestone of youth that everyone must go through. Some look forward to it, some are not pleased with having a gap in their fabulous smile. Show how your Felvarg lost their first tooth, or was it teeth?
The Beginning - #10: They say that sharing is caring, but what they don't mention is that sharing is hard. Depict your Felvarg as a pup learning how to share with a litter mate, pack mate, or Dam/Sire.
The Beginning - #11: Depict your young Felvarg coming into contact with something they’ve never experienced before, what kind of reaction do they have? Are they afraid, are they excited?
The Beginning - #12: Me, my and mine. Sharing might be hard but sharing is not happening here. Show your Felvarg hoarding or otherwise protecting something which they have decided is completely theirs.
The Beginning - #13: When you’re young, sometimes the line between right and wrong is a little blurry. How does your Felvarg display their sense of justice, be it with friends or family? How do they know what is right, and what is wrong?
The Beginning - #14: Learning to share is important, but learning to understand and share the feelings of another is an even more important part of growing up. Depict your young Felvarg displaying empathy for a family member, pack member or friend.
The Beginning - #15: Ulfrheim is no stranger to water so it’s important for a Felvarg to be able to sufficiently swim. Depict your Felvarg taking its first swim- Does it like the water or dread every second of it?
Internal Instinct – April Showers
As the melting snow mixes with the abundant spring rain it causes the lakes and rivers of Ulfrheim to rise and flood over their borders. The village of Reynir is in particular trouble as the water-loving residents are dealing with more than they can handle with flooding of their homes and pathways. Depict your Felvarg helping the villagers rescue their homes or otherwise escape the rising waters.
Seasonal April Bonus: 25% chance to find Easter Treats. (chance increased to 50% if completed with Change is in the Air.)
Internal Instinct - #1 : Your Felvarg is roaming the woods when it stumbles upon a frightened pup, the pup is clearly lost and petrified. Depict your Felvarg guiding the pup to safety or calming it in some way.
Internal Instinct - #2: While hunting large prey you realize it too is hunting something, up ahead it closes in on two small abandoned pups, who clearly stand no chance against the ferocious beast. Depict your Felvarg fending off the danger and rescuing the innocent pups.
Internal Instinct - #3: Each day can be a new adventure in Ulfrheim, but it's not everyday where you get to experience something entirely new. Show your Felvarg going on an new and unknown adventure, whether willingly or not.
Internal Instinct - #5: A gathering is forming at the Shrine of Freyja and all the possible mates are within your grasp. Depict your Felvarg attempting to court/impress another Felvarg, are they shy? Perhaps charming?
Internal Instinct - #6: Danger could be lurking around every corner in Ulfrheim. Every Felvarg has to face off against an array of threats to survive and keep those they care about safe. Depict your Felvarg going up against a dangerous element or enemy.
Internal Instinct - #7: It is important not to let your fears get the better of you, nor to ignore them and hope they go away. Depict your Felvarg facing and/or overcoming a fear that they struggle with.
Internal Instinct - #8: Our dreams and goals make us who we are, and it is important that we all have them as we grow. It is not every day, however, that we get to achieve them. Depict your Felvarg achieving one of their dreams or goals, however large or small.
Internal Instinct - #9: Your Felvarg runs into a unknown female in the middle of giving birth. You're not sure what to do, but she's alone and scared. Depict your Felvarg either helping or adding to the panic. (Marked for Replacement - May 2019)
Internal Instinct - #10: Times are tough and not easy as a loner. It is during this time that the ones who usually wander on their own have to seek help elsewhere. Show your Felvarg having to get over their pride and seek help.
Internal Instinct - #11: You have encountered something that you simply cannot defeat or overcome on your own. Strength lays in numbers, and friends can be your best allies. Show your Felvarg coming together with others, be it family, friends, or strangers, to overcome this obstacle.
Internal Instinct - #12: We can’t always win them all, but we sure can try. Depict your Felvarg’s reaction to losing, or winning, a heated competition. Are they a sore loser or a respectful champion?
Internal Instinct - #13: It is important for your Felvarg to understand their basic need for self preservation, which governs their need for material supplies and security. How do they protect themselves from harm and ensure their survival?
Internal Instinct - #14: Maintaining relationships isn’t always easy, but in the end it is always worth it. Depict your Felvarg showing they care, even if it isn’t in the most conventional manner.
Wild Prompt: Your first kill, alone, the prey? a beast high in the mountaintops on the island. It will not be an easy task and stealth is key, depict your Felvarg prowling or otherwise preparing to strike, how will you go about staying undetected and will you fail due to the mountains lack of resources?