Ley Lines

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Ley Lines can be found throughout the Planes of the Nexus, aligning certain locations to the power of one side or another in the Great Conflict. These locations are invisible to the untrained eye, but can be seen and tapped for power by those with the right skills. Like the now-obsolete system of Infusion in past Breaths, Ley Lines can exist at any location. Unlike Infusion, Ley Lines are a naturally-occurring phenomenon in certain areas and planes and cannot be created or destroyed by players, though their locations may shift over time.

Ley Lines can be detected by any character with Sense Magic. Such characters will be notified in the Description of their current tile with a message saying "You sense a Holy/Unholy/Arcane ley line here." Characters who have purchased Tap Ley Line may also see the depth of the Ley Line, e.g. "You sense an Arcane ley line 110 points deep here." Characters who have purchased Psychic Bloodhound may also detect other players' interactions with Ley Lines in the last 24 hours.

Characters with Tap Ley Line may drain Ley Lines for a boost in Magic Points. How many points are drained from the location depends on the alignment (Holy, Unholy or Arcane) of the Ley Line and the Class of the player using the skill. Ley Lines may never be completely drained by characters in this way, and will always have at least 1 point of power unless removed by a deeper and more fundamental power than a player character. Ley Lines will regenerate 10 points of power every Game Tick up to a maximum of 500 points.

Holy Ley Lines

Holy Ley Lines are aligned to the Angels and Elder Powers of Good, and are most commonly found in the idyllic plane of Elysium. Filling oneself with the pure power of a Holy Ley Line will burn Demons for 10 points of unsoakable damage.

  • Angels who drain a Holy Ley Line will gain 5 Magic Points and reduce the power of the Ley Line by 40 points.
  • Demons who drain a Holy Ley Line will gain 5 Magic Points and reduce the power of the Ley Line by 50 points.
  • Transcended characters who drain a Holy Ley Line will gain 5 Magic Points and reduce the power of the Ley Line by 50 points.

Unholy Ley Lines

Unholy Ley Lines are aligned to the Demons and Elder Powers of Evil, and are most commonly found in the blasted plane of Stygia. Drawing on the dark power of an Unholy Ley Line is an inherently Evil act and will lower the Morality of any Angel who does so by five points.

  • Angels who drain an Unholy Ley Line will gain 5 Magic Points and reduce the power of the Ley Line by 50 points.
  • Demons who drain an Unholy Ley Line will gain 5 Magic Points and reduce the power of the Ley Line by 40 points.
  • Transcended characters who drain an Unholy Ley Line will gain 5 Magic Points and reduce the power of the Ley Line by 50 points.

Arcane Ley Lines

Arcane Ley Lines are aligned to fundamental forces of the Nexus, including the Neutral Elder Powers, the essence of magic and boundaries of the planes themselves. Arcane Ley Lines are most commonly found in the formerly mortal city-state of Laurentia. The power of Arcane Ley Lines does not carry moral weight and will not raise nor lower the Morality of characters who use it, nor will it burn the user.

Characters who drain an Arcane Ley Line will always gain 5 Magic Points and reduce the power of the Ley Line by 50 points, regardless of the Class of the character doing so.