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Thaumaturgy

Alchemy Formulas

Powder of Cleanliness

Minimum Degree: 1
Attribute: Intelligence
Difficulty: 2
Casting Time: 1 hour

With this formula the thaumaturge creates a special powder that when spread over an object has the effect of completely cleaning it of all stains, markings and smells. It can be used without worry of any damage or color fading being caused. It many work to clean objects such as books or cups as well as used to remove unslightly residue from a toilet or other such bathing facility.

Potion of Enhanced Travel

Minimum Degree: 1
Attribute: Intelligence
Difficulty: 3
Casting Time: 1 hour 

The preparation creates a special potion that, when used to cover footwear, provide the user with a mystical bonus on travel. The wearer of the footwear gain a +2/8 travel bonus no matter the state of the road that the user is one. The potion's effect last for one week, rain or shine. A single pair of footwear can only hold the effects of a single alchemical formula covering them.

Astrology

Trip of Good Travel

Minimum Degree: 3
Attribute: Perception
Difficulty: 4
Casting Time: 1 day

The thaumaturge gathers as much research as possible as he can about the area between where he is and where he wants to go in his pending trip. This research, and the necessary occult knoweldge, provides the thaumaturge and those with him (or the target, and those with him) knoweldge of the best and most safe way to get to his destination. The required travel time is reduced by 1/8th its normal time and the travelers get a +1 success bonus on each Athletics, Ride, Sail and Survival rolls made during the trip. These bonuses only apply if the travelers are preceding to the target location using the information procured from the ritual.


Enchantment

Enhance Road

Minimum Degree: 2
Attribute: Intelligence
Difficulty: 3
Casting Time: During Road Construction

The thaumaturge enhances the road during its construction using some esoteric techniques which grant the road certain intrinsic advantages. The number of these advantages is equal to the Occult rating of the thaumaturge. An example includes keeping the surface of the road free of ice, water or debris as well as making sure plants do not grow on its surface.

Preservation of Paper

Minimum Degree: 2
Attribute: Intelligence
Difficulty: 3
Casting Time: Half Hour

Whether it be the book of family history, a tome of religious devotion, a book of literature, or a simple cookbook, nobody whats to have to worry about the natural ravages of time destroying precious information. This basic and simple thaumaturgical ritual removes the threat of age, the hazards of weather and the worry of disease or pests for an amount of generations equal to the number of successes that the caster achieved above the necessary minimum. As this ritual is simple, it gives no protection against direct damage.

From Mundane to Mystical

Minimum Degree: 3
Attribute: Intelligence
Difficulty: 8
Casting Time: 200 hours

Using this ritual the thaumaturge is capable of taking a unit of Resource 4 worth and providing it with certain exotic resonances transforming it into a unit of equal size but Resource 5 worth.

Geomancy Rituals

Road of Good Travel

Minimum Degree: 3
Attribute: Perception
Difficulty: 4
Casting Time: 1 hour 

This ritual provides geomancers with the knoweldge of how to construct roads that provide blessings to those that travel upon it. This blessing may be a boost to all Ride or Athletics rolls when on the rode, or it may consist of some other similar but somewhat esoteric benefit. Construction of the actual road is necessary before such benefits can be applied.

Fruit of the Health Tree

Minimum Degree: 3
Attribute: Perception + Medicine
Difficulty: 3
Casting Time: 1 day

During the day long ritual the thaumaturge travels around an outside area examining the environments geomantic structure. In the end, using occult knoweldge and the techniques of geomancy, the thaumaturge is able to know exactly how to situate plants and trees for maximum effect. The effect of this is that he is capable of figuring out the method for the fruit produced by the plant that will be situated in the center to have some medicinal properties equivalent of Hero's Recovery, (Type) Venom-Allaying Drought, or Munifecent Antivenom.

Well Orchustrated Behavior

Minimum Degree: 3
Attribute: Perception
Difficulty: 6
Casting Time: 1 hour

Using this ritual the thaumaturge can organize a number of people equal in Magnitude to his Lore rating so that the tasks they do are done in accordance with a greater plan. Cumulatively, entire groups of people doing a task in the same method has occult significance. This provides a +3 success bonus on attempts to create alchemical formula, geomantic constructions, item and artifact creation and other such things benefiting from mass number of peoples doing the same task in a blessed way.

Closing the Pack

Minimum Degree: 0
Attribute: Intelligence
Difficulty: 2
Casting Time: 1 scene

This ritual aids thaumaturges as they travel from place to place. The first effect of this ritual is that it speeds up the assembly/disassembly of tents and such roughly fourfold. In addition, as a second effect, the ritual allows for the packing of the tent structure into the smallest possible bag or storage space that could even feasibly hold the tent, even in a folded position.

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