TELL (verb)

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TELL is the verb used to command various subservient beings in GemStone. Each applicable spell will have its own set of commands. This verb is used with the following spells:

General Usage

  • TELL {servant|companion|eye|mdemon|animate|familiar} : displays a list of commands for that particular being
  • TELL {servant|companion|eye|mdemon|animate|familiar} {command} : instructs the being to perform specified command

Familiars

>tell familiar

Usage:
    TELL FAMILIAR TO {action} [options]

Actions:
    LOOK      [{player} | {object} | {creature}]
    READ      {object}
    ANCHOR
    GO       {{direction} | {portal} | HOME | ANCHOR}
    ENTER     {portal}
    CLIMB     {object}
    GET       {object}
    DROP

    FIND      {player}

    SAY       {message}
    EMOTE     [options]
    ACT       [options]

  RETURN, WATCH, STOP, RESCUE
  FLY, LAND
  STAND, SIT, SLEEP
  LEAVE

>RETURN
You sense understanding from your scarlet horned owl.
>WATCH
You sense understanding from your scarlet horned owl.
The scarlet horned owl begins to carefully observe its surroundings.
>STOP
The scarlet horned owl seems to lose interest in its surroundings.
>RESCUE
Usage: TELL FAMILIAR TO RESCUE [ON | OFF]

You sense your scarlet horned owl will not attempt to find help for you should you die.
>tell famil to rescue on
You sense your scarlet horned owl will attempt to find help for you should you die.