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mentors.xml (and custom_mentors.xml, see Custom Data Files) contains all of the information for Mentor Spirits. paragons.xml (and custom_paragons.xml) contains all of the information for Paragons. Despite the file name difference, the structure of the two files are identical.

Structure

<chummer>
   <categories>
      <category />
   </categories>
   <mentors>
      <mentor />
   </mentors>
</chummer>

categories describes the different Categories of Mentor Spirits/Paragons.

mentor nodes describe the individual Mentor Spirits/Paragons.

categories Node

<categories>
   <category />
</categories>

category (required): the name of the Category. This list populates the Category list found in the Select Mentor Spirit/Paragon window. Categories are used to group Mentor Spirits/Paragons into groups such as Animal and Toxic.

mentor Node

<mentor>
   <id />
   <name />
   <category />
   <advantage />
   <disadvantage />
   <bonus />
   <choices />
   <source />
   <page />
</mentor>

id (required): a unique identifier (GUID) for the Mentor Spirit/Paragon.

name (required): the name of the Mentor Spirit/Paragon.

category (required): the Category that this Mentor Spirit/Paragon belongs to. This must match one of the Categories defined in the categories Node.

advantage (required): describes the advantages that the Mentor Spirit/Paragon provides.

disadvantage (required): describes the disadvantages that the Mentor Spirit/Paragon provides.

bonus (optional): a bonus node that describes any bonuses this entry grants. See Improvement Manager for more information.

choices (optional): a list of additional bonuses that the Mentor Spirit/Paragon grants. The character must choose one of these bonuses to receive. See choices Node for more information.

source (required): the code for the Sourcebook that this entry comes from. See books.xml.

page (required): the page number this item can be found on in the Sourcebook.

choices Node

<choices>
   <choice>
      <name />
      <bonus />
   </choice>
</choices>

name (required): the name of one of the choices the character can select.

bonus (required): a bonus node that describes any bonuses this choice grants. These bonuses are in addition to those granted by the Mentor Spirit/Paragon's static ones. If the choice does not provide a bonus, or does not provide a bonus to a Skill or Attribute, <selecttext /> must be used. See Improvement Manager for more information.

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