Stratus is the Sliver of Air, misdirecting both through blindingly fast movements and by producing misty illusions. All Inanimae who know Stratus can feel weather patterns coming from miles away. Stratus is primarily practiced by the Parosemes, but the Ondines also have affinity for it.
- Marathon - Reduces travel time, yet paradoxically the user does not appear to go faster.
- Conceal/Confuse - Produces a simple, static illusion fooling one or two senses.
- Flight - Allows a target to fly, taking to the sky as if they had wings.
- Illusion - Produces a more complex illusion capable of fooling many distinct senses.
- Phantasm - Produces powerful, living illusions that act as Chimerae in their own right.
- CTD: Inanimae: The Secret Way, page(s) 83-84