Language Point Buy

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Language Point Buy is part of the Proficiency System. Its Packs allow a Character to learn languages. It has some additional rules: a Character can only ever have one Linguist Pack, the contents of which sometimes overlap, because languages exist in multiple places. As stated on the Application Template, even if they don't invest in Language Point Buy, all Characters get Common and one native language for free.

Linguist Packs

North Linguist Pack

A Character can only ever have one Linguist Pack. Choosing North Linguist Pack prevents the Character from having any of the other Linguist Packs. The North Linguist Pack gives the Character rough command and understanding of most languages found in the northern part of the known world, while being fluent in some of them. This Pack is useful for Characters who want to immerse themselves in the Northern, Urlan and some Nelfin cultures. This pack includes the following Languages found in the table below:

  • Skodje
  • Forsk
  • Nytalsk
  • Calem
  • Öbern
  • Wälder
  • High-Anglian
  • East-Anglian
  • West-Anglian
  • Breizh
  • Goedlaic
  • Aontaithe
  • Emänkeel
  • Dwarvish

West Linguist Pack

A Character can only ever have one Linguist Pack. Choosing West Linguist Pack prevents the Character from having any of the other Linguist Packs. The West Linguist Pack gives the Character rough command and understanding of most languages found in the western part of the known world, while being fluent in some of them. This Pack is useful for Characters who want to immerse themselves in the Nelfin and Ithanian cultures. This pack includes the following Languages found in the table below:

  • d'Ithanie
  • Lëtz
  • Burdi
  • Altalar
  • Allorn
  • Suvial
  • Sulvaley
  • Sinnayed
  • Saan
  • Katharic
  • Ibeth
  • Vasar

East Linguist Pack

A Character can only ever have one Linguist Pack. Choosing East Linguist Pack prevents the Character from having any of the other Linguist Packs. The East Linguist Pack gives the Character rough command and understanding of most languages found in the eastern part of the known world, while being fluent in some of them. This Pack is useful for Characters who want to immerse themselves in the Sihai, Songaskian, and Qadir cultures. This pack includes the following Languages found in the table below:

  • Kriv
  • Clavna
  • Dvalan
  • Szabadok
  • Ânian
  • Faraddi
  • Sofaal
  • Wai-lan
  • Talumpati

South Linguist Pack

A Character can only ever have one Linguist Pack. Choosing West Linguist Pack prevents the Character from having any of the other Linguist Packs. The South Linguist Pack gives the Character rough command and understanding of most languages found in the western part of the known world, while being fluent in some of them. This Pack is useful for Characters who want to immerse themselves in the Allar, Slizzar and Maraya cultures. This pack includes the following Languages found in the table below:

  • Etos
  • Hellas
  • Varsivas
  • Dressalo
  • Chiari
  • Monta
  • Daendroquin
  • Braggan
  • Girobaldan
  • Shalota
  • Pidato
  • Zoram

Empire Linguist Pack

A Character can only ever have one Linguist Pack. Choosing Empire Linguist Pack prevents the Character from having any of the other Linguist Packs. The Empire Linguist Pack gives the Character rough command and understanding of most languages found in the Regalian Empire, while being fluent in some of them. This Pack is useful for all-around diplomats who want to be capable of communicating with the wide ranging states of the Regalian Empire. This pack includes the following Languages found in the table below:

  • Fordic
  • Thalic
  • Calem
  • Etos
  • Skodje
  • d'Ithanie
  • Lëtz
  • Dressalo
  • Daendroquin
  • Kriv
  • High-Anglian
  • Breizh
  • Altalar

Speech Packs

Ancient Speech Pack

A Character can only ever have one Speech Pack. Choosing Ancient Speech Pack prevents the Character from having any of the other Speech Packs. The Ancient Speech Pack gives the Character the know-how and studies to decipher dead languages that are specifically not-spoken in daily use, or only have writing left. Good examples of this are languages of extinct Races, or old magical Artefact Languages. These Languages are rarely encountered in Regalia, and cannot be spoken in a conversational way, but may be encountered frequently in Progressions, or Server Events.

Distant Speech Pack

A Character can only ever have one Speech Pack. Choosing Distant Speech Pack prevents the Character from having any of the other Speech Packs. The Distant Speech Pack gives the Character the anthropological know-how to reverse engineer and translate distant languages not seen in the known world. Good examples of this are languages spoken by NPC people's and Races not seen on the main map, such as Sunnan tribals, but also languages spoken by near-sentient Races like Ogres and Thylans. These languages are rarely encountered in Regalia, and cannot be spoken in a conversational way, but may be encountered frequently in Progressions or Server Events.

Language Table

The Language table is not a Pack, just an easy way to see how all languages relate to one another. Ancient Languages are not gained without the Ancient Language Pack, even if someone has all three of their "derivative" languages. This is just to give some lore context as to where these languages came from.

Language (Inspiration) Description Ancient Language Description
Calem (German) Spoken by most Wirtem. Issisch (Alemannic) A dead language once spoken in the Wirtemcaller Kingdom.
Öbern (Swabish German) Spoken by the Calderliga and Genevaud Wirtem.
Wälder (Bavarian German) Spoken on the Wirtem front line with the Velheim.
Skodje (Norwegian) Spoken by most Velheim, and Fridurfolk. Gamvelsk (Icelandic) A mostly dead language once spoken by the proto-Velheim.
Forsk (Danish) Spoken by Velheim from Hedryll and Torse.
Nytalsk (Swedish) Spoken by Velheim from Tryllejag and Nordskag.
Common (English) The language of global communication. Old-Dyllic (Anglo-Saxon) A dead language from the Old Ceardian continent.
Fordic (Elizabethan English) Spoken by Ceardians from Talamoor and Carrhen.
Thalic (Middle English) Spoken by Ceardians from Gallovia and Arlora, an the Old Ceardian Diaspora.
Etos (Modern Greek) Spoken by Etosians from Etosil itself. Vristos (Ancient Greek) The original Etosian holy-manuscript language.
Hellas (Cypriot Greek) Spoken by Etosians in the Regalian Archipelago.
Varsivas (Georgian) Spoken by the Tsaiqvanes and Krakimardik.
Lëtz (Luxembourgish) Spoken by the Leutz-Vixe. None None
d'Ithanie (French) Spoken by Ithanians and Toulonne.
Burdi (Walloon) Spoken by the Burdigala.
Dressalo (Italian) Spoken by the Dressolini. None None
Chiari (Sicillian) Spoken by the Azzizzari.
Monta (Sardinian) Spoken by the Montanian people.
Daendroquin (Spanish) Spoken by most Daendroque. Estallorn-Droque (Latin) The creole language spoken by enslaved Ailor under the Allorn Empire.
Braggan (Portuguese) Spoken by the Bragacao.
Girobaldan (Catalan) Spoken by Daendroque from the Regalian Archipelago.
High-Anglian (Modern Dutch) Spoken by urban Anglians. Ald-Ang (Unique) Anglian as spoken before the rise of the Regalian Empire.
East-Anglian (Flemish) Spoken by Anglians from the Doorin region.
West-Anglian (Frisian) Spoken by Anglians from Verreland and the isles.
Breizh (Breton) Spoken by the Breizh. Pach (Unique) Once a common tongue between the north tribes of the Regalian Archipelago.
Goedlaic (Scottish Gaelic) Spoken by the Caeren.
Aontaithe (Irish Gaelic) Spoken by the Aontaithe.
Kriv (Ukrainian) Spoken by the Krainivaya. Prichna (Old Slavonic) Spoken by the Krainivaya before they left Essalonia.
Clavna (Polish) Spoken by the Wraclav.
Dvalan (Serbo-Croatian) Spoken by the Dvala and Byala.
Altalar (High Elven) Spoken by the Altalar. Ancient Altalar An extinct language dating back to the founding days of the Allorn Empire.
Allorn (Unique) Spoken by the Allorn Altalar and a few holdouts.
Suvial (Elven Hindi) Spoken by the Suvial.
Sulvaley (Elven Arabic) Spoken by the Isldar. Samhal Spoken by Samhal, a mysterious Allorn principality of Altalar Mages.
Sinnayed (Unique) Spoken by the Sihndar.
Saan (Nahuatl) Spoken by the Maquixtl and Yanar.
Réginyelv (Hungarian) Spoken by the Szabadok. None None
Ânian (Romanian) Spoken by the Ânian people.
Emänkeel (Estonian/Finnish) Spoken by the Tarkkin.
Dwarvish (Old Norse) Spoken by the Dwarves.
Faraddi (Arabic) Spoken by the Qadir.
Katharic/Pannarokh (Dark Elven) Spoken by the Kathar.
Sofaal (Malian) Spoken by the Songaskia.
Wai-lan (Middle Chinese) Spoken by the Sihai.
Talumpati (Tagalog) Spoken by the Balantagi.
Shalota (Unique) Spoken by the Maraya.
Pidato (Indonesian) Spoken by the Allar.
Zoram (Sanskrit) Spoken by the Slizzar.
Ibeth (Ancient Egyptian) Spoken by the Asha.
Vasar (Sumerian) Spoken by the Eronidas.