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Strength, ferocity, soldiering.

Dangerous improves as you attempt Dangerous tasks - you can improve it faster by spending Hard-Earned Lessons at your Lodgings.

Wiki note: This is your ability to confront and smash through numerous dangers and horrors of Fallen London. This is one of the four main Attributes.

See here for a list of all pages which use or require this quality, or click here to show them.

See here for a list of pages which have a challenge based on this quality, or click here to show them.

See Dangerous Items for items that modify this quality.
See Dangerous-reducing Items for items that reduce this quality.

The cap on this quality is raised by Dangerous Gains. It is impossible to raise this quality beyond the cap 230 under any circumstance. Excess from actions raising the quality is wasted after hitting the cap!

For a guide to increasing Dangerous and the other main attributes, see Leveling (Guide).

During a certain story, it is possible to raise Dangerous above the cap.

Bonus Permanent Loss Failures 2nd chance
Items Actions Wounds Hard-Earned Lesson,
Surprise Attack Plan
Quality Title
0 - 2 (none)
3 - 9 Dangerous
10 - 14 Menacing
15 - 19 Formidable
20 - 39 Ferocious
40 - 59 Puissant
60 - 79 Perilous
80 - 99 Lethal!
100 - 149 Terrifying
150 - 199 A Terrible Power!
200+ Shattering
Related Locations
Quality[1] Location Also Needed
1 - 70 Watchmaker's Hill
60 - 100 Wolfstack Docks
100 - 125 The Labyrinth of Tigers
110 - 130 The Broad Unterzee
120 - 130 Concord Square - Velocipede Squad
150+ The Blind Helmsman - Intervene in a Dockers' Brawl
200+ Parabolan Base-Camp
200+ Upper River
  1. Note: These are the challenge levels for the location.
    In order to reach 90% you'll usually need around 50% more.

Highest Challenges[edit]

Actions with a Broad difficulty level of 250 or above.