Go straight to the Moonlit Chessboard (Upper River)

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From: An Unattended Mirror

You know where you're headed, and you know how to reach it.

Unlocked with 50 x Drop of Prisoner's Honey, Set of Cosmogone Spectacles, Route: The Chessboard

Challenge information

Narrow, Glasswork 2 (50% base)

  • 0 - high-risk (30%)
  • 1 - tough (40%)
  • 2 - very chancy (50%)
  • 3 - chancy (60%)
  • 4 - modest (70%)
  • 5 - very modest (80%)
  • 6 - low-risk (90%)
  • 7 and above - straightforward (100%)


A familiar pinch and twist

...and then a walk over the surface of a troubled sea. The waves are stiff as gelatine.


Why is it more difficult from here?

This mirror leads to a land where the ground smokes and your shoes risk melting. Something near the Smoking Shore? It's a quick scramble back through the glass again, and a mercy no one's watching.