Tranquil Talismen The Talismans are magical items that each of the Great Beasts has, each representing the Great Beast. The talismans all have special abilities that it can grant to the person wearing it. For example, if one were to wear the Bamboo Panda of Jhi, then they would have the ability to endure more damage and heal injuries. A totem is a spirit being, sacred object, or symbol of a tribe, clan, family or individual. Native American tradition provides that each person is connected with nine different animals that will accompany him or her through life, acting as guides.