The application of the Symbiont origin adds a power rank to the character. The description of the background in the source material doesn’t mention increasing the power rank like in the text for vampire and werewolf
Hello and thanks for posting!
The Symbiote origin states the following:
When a character bonds with a symbiote, they go up one rank[…]
I believe that addresses your concern, but let me know if I misinterpreted your post!
No, that covers it…. I guess I needed a third read of Symbiote…