Influence Grinding (Guide)
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- 40 (alternate: 11–30) for Ambush a few couriers for old times' sake (2 actions) at Shadowy 100; requires PoSI and has a 40% alternative success chance of x 1 , for an average of 16.1 per action.
- 300 when you Share what you've learned with a Second-Storey Man at the end of the 13-action A Boxful of Intrigue carousel; requires A Survivor of the Affair of the Box 12, and also grants 1 x Favours: Criminals. This averages 23.1 per action. See A Boxful of Intrigue (Guide) for more information.
- 300 for Rob the Chambers of the Duchess: Rob the study; requires Route: The Shuttered Palace and at least Casing... 11. See Casing (Guide) for more information.
- 80 for Rob the main archive at the Ministry of Public Decency
- 18 for Write a letter at Persuasive 91; requires no Memento of Passion. Alternatively, 18 for Attend a dance at Persuasive 93
- Can be purchased for 0.10 at Crawcase Cryptics.
- An alternative to buying these at the Bazaar when drawing cards at Wolfstack Docks is to buy Stained Red Velvet Gown and trade these with the Ragsman's Barge for 300 Correspondences
- Scaling rewards from Mrs Winthrop's Purifying Soap; requires PoSI and yields ~15 Snippets per action for late game characters.
- 75 for betting correctly on a game; see Hurling (Guide) for more information.
- Upconverting Stolen Correspondence; with Boxful of Intrigue-sourced correspondence, this gives 5.49 per action.
- Discordant Ripples (Frozen) 4 gives 10-11
- 10 for See if the Big Rat can become intoxicated; costs 50 x Bottle of Greyfields 1882
- 11 from Watch the comings and goings on the Upper River 2 on the card The Railway and the Great Game; requires a station at Station VIII.
- 35 when you Write it all down at the end of A Boxful of Intrigue carousel; requires A Survivor of the Affair of the Box 12), and averages 2.5 per action. See A Boxful of Intrigue (Guide) for more information.
- 5 for Dispose of thirty Trophies; see The Crowds of Spite (Guide) for more information.
- Can be bought for 7 at Crow-Crease Cryptics (40% markup)
- 62 for Breed the Somnolent Hyaena 5; averages around 3.1 per action, depending on how you source Prisoner's Honey. See Breeding Monsters (Guide) for more information.
- 36 from BLEF! BLEF! at the end of the Riding the Savage Cobbles carousel; requires The Jack-of-Smiles Case 1, averages 2.4 per action. See Riding the Savage Cobbles (Guide) for more information.
- 36 from The Devout Intriguer's Itinerary at the end of Working toward a Foreign Posting (Guide); averages 2.4 per action.
- 2 for What's on the ground floor? and Search for a diary; averages 1.85 per action over the whole 27-action carousel. See Time Passing at Hunter's Keep (Guide) for more information.
- Attend for a treatment gives 5-7 on an alternate success
The Copper Quarter/London
- Varying amounts as a bonus for selling skeleton to the Trifling Diplomat
- Discordant Ripples (Following) 1 gives 5
- Upconverting Intriguing Snippets; with snippets sourced from A Trade in Reputations this gives about 5.94 per action.
- Side-converting from Newspaper-sourced Journal of Infamy; this gives 3.95 per action.
- Buy Amanita Sherry in The Rat Market, then upconvert once and sideconvert 2 times. Depending on the efficiency of your source of Rat-Shillings, this gives the following overall efficiency:
- 5 for Enter the house (Black); requires having reached the Black ending of the Chessboard campaign and not started another campaign since. See Parabolan War (Guide) for more information.
- 2 for Come to an equitable arrangement; costs x 50 Foxfire Candle Stub
The Magistracy of the Evenlode
- 3 for a failure on Watch a criminal trial
- 7 when you Speak of your work in intimate company at the end of A Boxful of Intrigue carousel (which requires A Survivor of the Affair of the Box 12); averages 0.5 per action.
- 12 for Speak to a matched pair; see Polythremic Promenade (Guide) for more information.
- 2 when you sell a Fabulous Diamond for scrip
- Upconverting Compromising Document; with documents upconverted from A Trade in Reputations snippets this gives 1.06 per action.
- Discordant Ripples (Mouth) 3 gives 2
Favour in High Places
- 4 for Someone would like a word at the end of a party with Talk of the Town 12
- In favours and rumour lets Monster-Hunters and Correspondents pay out their Professional Activities (Guide) in favours and other items. Requires ~12.5 actions per favour on average, though the specifics will vary based on profession, A Professional Specialisation: and abilities.
- 1 per 3 Attar for Gift your Attar in tribute to the Roseate Queen
- 1 for Expose her when robbing The Balustraded House in Elderwick; see On a Heist (Guide) for more information. Alternatively, for trading paperwork with London's Ambassador when you take information on the Rosers or succession laws from The Circumspect Envoy's Townhouse.
- 3 for Find an alternative buyer for the Hound of Heaven; requires a Plated Seal and 23 actions. See Breeding Monsters (Guide) for more information.
- 1 for Solicit Favours in High Places, at a cost of 200 x Cryptic Clue, 1 x An Identity Uncovered!, 1 x Secluded Address, 10 x Scrap of Incendiary Gossip, 25 x Inkling of Identity, a sale value of 9.50, or ~ 20 and ~2 actions to buy Cryptic Clues, Proscribed Material, and Foxfire Candle Stubs and upconvert.
- 2 for Honoured with a State Dinner; see Port Carnelian (Guide) for more information.
- 1 for playing through some of the stories of The Sacroboscan Calendar.
The Museum of Prelapsarian History
- 1 for Discuss business – yours, specifically; with Curator's Gratitude obtained as described in the guide, this requires around 3.74 actions per favour.
- 1 for Attract a companion for the rest of the evening; requires Fascinating... 20
- 1 for Unveil your Painting (Nostalgic + Luminosity); see Painting in Balmoral (Guide) for more information.
- 4 for Obtain the codebook, and sell it, requiring at least 12 actions and an Emetic Revelation; see Khaganian Intrigue (Guide) for more information.
- 1 for Conclude the infiltration (Wayward Navigator); requires at least 16 actions plus travel time. See Khaganian Intrigue (Guide) for more information.
- 6 for Enter the private compartment; requires 16 actions and x 15 Crystallised Curio. See Digging in the Hurlers (Guide) for more information.
- Upconverting Stolen Kisses, which costs x 1 Favours: The Great Game; with kisses sourced from upconverted A Trade in Reputations snippets this gives 0.2 per action.
- 1 for Your host would like a moment before you leave at the end of a party with Talk of the Town 12
- 1 for Arrange for a Personal Recommendation, at a cost of 6 x Stolen Kiss, 30 x Compromising Document and 150 x Intriguing Snippet.
- Compromising Documents and Stolen Kisses are efficiently sourced by converting Journals of Infamy from publishing newspapers.