Dawn Caste


The Dawn Caste of the Solar Exalted is filled with the soldiers, generals, and martial champions of the Unconquered Sun. Some of Creation’s greatest warriors herald from their ranks, as Dawn Caste essence shards manifest only in warriors. Even so, a warrior can take many forms ranging from war veterans to gang leaders.

Caste Abilities

Members of the Dawn Caste have the following Caste Abilities:

  • Archery
  • Brawl
  • Martial Arts
  • Melee
  • Thrown

Dawn Anima

The Dawn can use their anima to appear terrifying and cause those who face them to turn and run.

Their Caste Mark is a sunburst, depicted as an open circle surrounded by eight spokes and their Animas manifest themselves in bright whites and golds, sometimes tinged with the reds and violets of a sunrise.


  • Ascending Suns
  • Children of the Dawn
  • Lightbringers
  • Bronze Tigers
  • Swords of Heaven
  • The Forsaken (derogatory)


Barbarian raider, city guardsman, combat sorcerer, daring young farm boy, famous pit fighter, grizzled veteran, heroic bandit, mercenary prince, swordsmith, warrior-scholar


  • Spring
  • The colors of saffron and lavender
  • The Eastern Direction
  • Fire
  • Full Moon
  • The Maiden of Battles

Dawn Caste

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