Symbol of Transcendence

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Voln, the Great Spirit
The History of the Order of Voln
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Favor Undead
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Symbols
1. Recognition 2. Blessing
3. Thought 4. Diminishment
5. Courage 6. Protection
7. Submission 8. Kai's Strike
9. Holiness 10. Recall
11. Sleep 12. Transcendence
13. Mana 14. Sight
15. Retribution 16. Supremacy
17. Restoration 18. Need
19. Renewal 20. Disruption
21. Kai's Smite 22. Turning
23. Preservation 24. Dreams
25. Return 26. Seeking

Step 12

The Symbol of Transcendence, governed by Lady Lumnis, is obtained at the twelfth step of the Order of Voln. This symbol will allow the player to step into the space between the corporeal and ethereal realms for 30 seconds. While in this state, players will take damage as if they were a non-corporeal creature (i.e. critical wounds will be much harder to inflict upon them and combat maneuvers will be harder to land on them). After this symbol's duration expires, there is a 3 minute hard cooldown period where the symbol cannot be reactivated.

This symbol may also be invoked while the player is stunned, webbed, bound, or in RT, in which case the cooldown period is 10 minutes. It is important to note that the use of this symbol does not remove the negative status effect. Additionally, when used during this 'emergency' situation, symbol activation must be CONFIRMed. This confirmation requirement can be preset with an on/off toggle (See SYMBOL OF TRANSCENDENCE TOGGLE while in game to set the desired option).

The SPELL ACTIVE command will display the remaining cooldown duration.

Syntax

Symbol of transcendence (can be abbreviated) or
Symbol of transcendence confirm (while stunned, webbed, bound or in RT)

Messaging

Symbol activation:

>sym of trans
You step into the space between the corporeal and ethereal realms.

Symbol activation while stunned, webbed, bound or in RT:

>sym of trans

You must CONFIRM that you wish to use the emergency feature of this symbol.

[You may set your preference to automatically confirm emergency use of this symbol with the SYMBOL OF TRANSCENDENCE TOGGLE option.]

>sym of trans confirm

With difficulty, you manage to will yourself into the space between the corporeal and ethereal realms.

Wearing off:

You feel yourself being pulled back fully into the corporeal realm.

Cooldown ending:

You feel ready to challenge the grasp of the corporeal realm once more.

Favor Cost

THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS
Favor cost is based on the member's level. See Table for specific examples. It's relative cost is 6x Symbol of Protection. In other words, 1 use of Symbol of Transcendence uses the same favor as 6 activations of Symbol of Protection.

Favor Required to Obtain Symbol of Transcendence

Formula: 1100 + (( level2 × 20 ) ÷ 3 )
Ex. level 10 member: 1100 + ((10 × 10 × 20) ÷ 3) = 1766 favor
Ex. level 20 member: 1100 + ((20 × 20 × 20) ÷ 3) = 3766 favor

Monk's Teaching and Instruction Highlights

  • Lumnis is the wife of Koar and the patron of scholars and masters of thought. She is also known as The Wise.
  • Lumnis taught a way to temporarily slip into the place between the corporeal and ethereal realms.

Wehnimer's Landing Task

  • From inside the Graveyard Gate proceed: NE, N, N, NW, Go Trail, NE, N, W, NW, NW, SW, W, Go Path, E (Lich ID 7262)
  • Search twice
  • Wait for a question
  • Say Koar or 'Koar
  • Return to the monk to receive your symbol

Ta'Vaalor Task

  • Go to library in Ta'Illistim. Directions to library from the Sapphire Gate in Ta'Illistim: N, N, Go portcullis, W, W, NE, NE, Go gate, SW, W, NE, N, SW, SW, SW, SW, W, N, N, N, W, NW, N, N, N, NW, SW, W, W, Go courtyard, Go doors, Go arch, Bow banner, Look banner
  • Next, you'll be tasked to answer questions.
  • Find the appropriate room in the library and pray
  • You will know when you've completed the task when you get the tingling sensation
  • Return to the monk to receive your symbol
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