Advanced Skills (Guide)

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This is a guide to esoteric arts, also called MAGCATS or advanced skills. These are stats that aren't relevant before late-game. They're originally capped at level 5, but this cap can be increased to 7 after various actions. For more info on these, see Raising Attribute Caps (Guide). This guide is loosely based on this guide on Reddit

Monstrous Anatomy (MA)[edit]

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Knowledge about monsters and their anatomy

Useful when:

Monstrous Anatomy Studies is gained through studies in your Laboratory:

How to train:

Note: This skill will decrease if you gain 8 Sidebarnightmares.png Nightmares in your Staircase.png Parabolan Base-Camp

Kataleptic Toxicology (KT)[edit]

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Knowledge about poisons and how to cure them

Useful when:

Kataleptic Toxicology Studies is gained through studies in your Laboratory:

How to train:

Note: This skill will decrease if you gain 8 Sidebarwounds.png Wounds in your Staircase.png Parabolan Base-Camp

Glasswork[edit]

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Knowledge about navigating Parabola

Useful when:

  • Doing more or less anything in Parabola

The options to raise the cap depends on which faction rules (Snakehead.png The Dome of Scales). Examples with the Fingerkings:

How to train:

Note: This skill will decrease if you gain 8 Sidebarwounds.png Wounds or Sidebarnightmares.png Nightmares in your Staircase.png Parabolan Base-Camp


Mithridacy[edit]

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The art of confusion and deception without telling lies

Useful when:

Raise the cap by publishing special editions of your Newspaper.png Newspaper:

How to train:


A Player of Chess (APoC)[edit]

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Skill in political strategy

Useful when:


See The Chessboard (Guide) for more information about how to train this and how to raise the cap.


Shapeling Arts (SA)[edit]

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Knowledge about transforming (living) things

Useful when:

See Helicon House (Guide) for more information about raising the cap for Shapeling Arts.

How to train:


Artisan of the Red Science (AotRS)[edit]

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A knowledge that breaks the great chain, often leading to impossibilities

Useful when:

The cap is increased with long studies in your Laboratory:

How to train: