Arcanology Point Buy

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Arcanology Point Buy is part of the Proficiency System. Its Packs grant a Character knowledge in certain Magical theories. None of them make a character Occult/Aberrant.

Affliction Wisdom Pack

Affliction Wisdom allows the user to immerse themselves in the lore of the Afflictions, more specifically the process of infection, curing and the changes of these Afflictions.

  • With Affliction Wisdom, a Character becomes learned in the tracking of NPC Vampires and Cahal in Progressions. Without this Pack, they will evade the user.
  • With Affliction Wisdom, a Character becomes immune to Vampiric Infection, and additionally also becomes immune to Blood Sickness that would occur from contact.
  • With Affliction Wisdom, a Character becomes immune to Cahalic infection, and additionally also becomes immune to Soul Sickness that would occur from contact.
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack also allows them to Cure Vampires and Cahal at the Curing Chamber, provided they themselves are not a Vampire or Cahal.

Dimenthist Wisdom Pack

Dimenthist Wisdom allows the user to immerse themselves in the lore of the Dimensions, more specifically the essences and their presence on Aloria.

  • With Dimenthist Wisdom, a Character is able to identify Essences and Energies or Presence in Progressions that are otherwise undetectable to the uninitiated.
  • With Dimenthist Wisdom, a Character can cleanse Mutations that were applied by Void, Exist, Primal or Ordial Essences, including themselves.
  • With Dimenthist Wisdom, a Character can burn a ritual scroll to send a message to Void, Exist, Primal or Ordial entities, no reply guaranteed (Send the message in an RP Community Discord Ticket).
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack allows them to Exorcise a target to remove any effect that can be cleansed with Exorcism Mechanics (requiring them to be either fully restrained or willing, and taking 10 OOC minutes to complete), as well as remove Void and Exist Essence corruption from a region in Regalia.

Volacrum Wisdom Pack

Volacrum Wisdom allows the user to immerse themselves in the Evocarorum Society of the Dimensions, a group involved in willful Magical mutations and infestation.

  • With Volacrum Wisdom, a Character may infect a region in Regalia with Void or Exist Essence, which is counted as Vandalism, and requires an RP Community Discord Ticket.
  • With Volacrum Wisdom, a Character may apply Mutations of either Void or Exist Essence, on a willing or restrained target (even without consent, as it is reversable).
  • With Volacrum Wisdom, a Character may infest a weapon of Puretek and turn it into a Horrortek (Void) or Maligntek (Exist), which just changes the aesthetics.
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack allows them to hijack Void, Exist, Primal and Ordial visions and receive them also.

Heks Wisdom Pack

Heks Wisdom allows the user to be steeped in the mystical lore of the Heksen, the Anglian Witches, and their traditions and skills. They are without exception not Occult (even Ordial/Primal, including Magic Packs made Ordial/Primal through Specials) in any way. These Specials are disabled if the user becomes Occult.

  • With Heks Wisdom, a Character is able to communicate with Anglian Witches in Progressions, as without this Pack, the Anglian Witches will consider the user an outsider and avoid them.
  • With Heks Wisdom, a Character is able to Druidically transfer their consciousness into that of a nearby animal and move around as said animal in Progressions (but not in Regalia).
  • With Heks Wisdom, a Character (either in Regalia or in Progressions) will no longer be attacked by wild animals, even predators like bears, but will still be attacked by massive beasts or horrors.
  • With Heks Wisdom, a Character is able to purchase packs from Mythic Point Buy with their Proficiency. If they do so, they become a Dragon Occult, and can still use the rest of this Pack's Specials.
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack allows them to Ping a signal to select Archons to call for their aid on their location (must be sent by Server DM).

Nerr Wisdom Pack

Nerr Wisdom allows the user to be steeped in the mystical lore of the Nerrgâshi, the Eronidas Shaman, and their traditions and skills. They are without exception not Occult (even Ordial/Primal, including Magic Packs made Ordial/Primal through Specials) in any way. These Specials are disabled if the user becomes Occult.

  • With Nerr Wisdom, a Character is able to communicate with devoted Eronidas shaman in progressions, as without this Pack, the Nerrgâshi will consider the user an outsider and avoid them.
  • With Nerr Wisdom, a Character will not be attacked by ancestral Undead who are not mindless in Progressions (but not in Regalia).
  • With Nerr Wisdom, a Character can either sleep and dream or trance themselves into visions of their ancestors from the past, though cannot discern any crucial or deep lore information this way.
  • With Nerr Wisdom, a Character is able to purchase packs from Mystic Point Buy with their Proficiency. If they do so, they become an Ordial Occult, and can still use the rest of this Pack's Specials.
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack allows them to Ping a signal to select Geists to call for their aid on their location (must be sent by Server DM).

Hôterie Wisdom Pack

Hôterie Wisdom allows the user to be steeped in the mystical lore of the t'Hôterie Circle, Ithanian seducers and courtesans. They are, without exception, not Afflicted and have no Magic Point Buy.

  • With Hôterie Wisdom, a Character is able to communicate and request the aid of Les Hôtes of Ithania in Progressions, as without this Pack, the user will be ignored by them.
  • With Hôterie Wisdom, a Character is able to seduce a Mundane NPC In Progressions (provided compatible sexualities) and commit them to reasonable actions in Progressions.
  • With Hôterie Wisdom, a Character can transfer light feelings of affection to a Target person. The person can however just shake that feeling away, and it is not as powerful as Slizzar Influence.
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack allows the user to disguise themselves perfectly and voice modulate to a different though same sex and race appearance.

Lunässul Wisdom Pack

Lunässul Wisdom allows the user to be steeped in the mystical lore of the Lunässul or Blue Moon Society, the Allorn Secret Service. They are, without exception, Allorn-loyal revanchists who believe the Allorn state has the divine right to reconquer world hegemony from the usurping Empires, and bear the crown once more.

  • With Lunässul Wisdom, a Character is able to communicate and request information from the Lunässul Society in the Allorn Empire, within reason (they won't divulge deep state secrets).
  • With Lunässul Wisdom, a Character is able to freely move around the Allorn Empire without being arrested by the Lunässul members, and expelled from the country like others would.
  • With Lunässul Wisdom, a Character can discern the original Race of anyone who was Race changed through some Ability, Mechanic, or greater power or entity or god.
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack allows the user to request the presence of the Allorn Ambassador (ask in an RP Community Discord Ticket for time and day).

Bentyia Wisdom Pack

Bentyia Wisdom allows the user to be steeped in the mystical lore of the Bentyia College, or Songaskian College of Priests. Qadir and Half-Qadir cannot use this Pack for political reasons.

  • With Bentyia Wisdom, a Character is able to communicate and request information from the Bentyia College in the Songaskian Masaya, within reason (they won't divulge deep state secrets).
  • With Bentyia Wisdom, a Character is able to freely move around the Farah'deen Deserts and the Colleges of the organization in the major Songaskian Pearl Cities.
  • With Bentyia Wisdom, a Character can detect mass death in an area, and roughly direct the presence of corpses while in Progression areas or Event Tombs and Dungeons and the like.
  • If the Character has invested at least 4 Proficiency Points in Wisdom, this Pack allows the user to wield an Ordial Lantern which radiates an extremely uncomfortable effect to Emote Distance Undead.