Weight reduction

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Weight reduction is a service applied to containers which reduces the weight of items carried within the container. It is typically available at Rumor Woods. Weight reduction is applied to the contents of the container individually; a container which can hold 200 pounds and has 20% weight reduction will apply that 20% weight reduction to each item in the container rather than holding the first 40 pounds weightlessly.

Note: The weight reduction applied to a container applied only to the portion of the container's capacity that existed at the time of the service. For example, if you apply a 20% weight reduction to a container with 100lbs of capacity, and then you deepen the container to 200lbs of capacity, the 20% weight reduction will apply only to the first 100lbs. In this scenario, a loresong on the container will recall that the container will reduce the weight of items by "20% for the first 100lbs".

Tip: Herb kits are a more popular choice than loot sacks. Smaller containers which remain mostly full will benefit more from this style of weight reduction than large, mostly empty containers.

Rumor Woods Cost

Weight reduction at Rumor Woods is purchased at Couturier's Retreat from the seamstress in increments of 1% reduction per purchase. Asking about APPRAISE with a container in hand will give you an estimate on the raikhen cost to apply 1% to that container. The cost is based on the carrying capacity of the container and its current level of weight reduction, with sharp price increases every 20%.

Cost information provided by Cigar.

Approximate raikhen cost per percent of weight reduction
Capacity (lbs) 1-20% 21-40% 41-60% 61-80% 81-100%
50 425 - - - -
100 850 1,701 5,102 20,403 102,004
200 1,275 2,551 7,653 30,604 153,005
250 1,488 2,976 8,928 - -
1,000 4,676 9,353 28,061 112,244 561,120