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Wit, charm, plausibility.

Persuasive improves as you attempt Persuasive tasks - you can improve it faster by spending Confident Smiles at your Lodgings.

Wiki note: This is your social skills and irresistible charm, allowing you to persuade, convince and charm denizen of Fallen London for your benefit. 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 Persuasive Items for items that modify this quality.
See Persuasive-reducing Items for items that reduce this quality.

The cap on this quality is raised by Persuasive 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 Persuasive and the other main attributes, see Leveling (Guide).

Bonus Permanent Loss Failures 2nd chance
Items Actions Scandal Confident Smile
Quality Title
0 - 2 (none)
3 - 9 Persuasive
10 - 14 Charming
15 - 19 Artful
20 - 39 Intriguing
40 - 59 Fascinating
60 - 79 Captivating
80 - 99 Compelling
100 - 149 Irresistible
150 - 199 A Mesmerising Presence
200+ Legendary
Related Locations
Quality[1] Location Also Needed
1 - 60 Veilgarden
60 - 90 The Shuttered Palace
85 - 100 The Empress' Court Locked with Banished from the Court -
100 - 120 Mahogany Hall Shadowy
120 - 130 The Foreign Office
120 - 130 Hunter's Keep Watchful
120 - 130 Polythreme Streets
200+ University Laboratory Watchful
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.