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24.11 Ancestral Stones

If you purchase an ancestral stone through the website or Christof while they are for sale, you will be able to transform into one of the following races, depending on the stone you acquire. You may also be able to purchase one from another player.

If you have a stone you can CRUSH <stone> to use it. 

If you want to crush the stone but you DO NOT want to change to that race at that moment you can do CRUSH <stone> ONLY. You will only be able to change to that race in the future using an artifact or skill.

The command RACES will list all races you have access to.

  Cherufe  : Volcano rock-like men.
  Yeti     : Massive apish men.
  Minotaur : Large, powerful bullmen
  Dryad    : Petite, tree-nymphs
  Arel     : Radiant Seraph-like men.
  Wolkin   : Powerful ravenmen.
  Asuwan   : Vicious bat-like men.
  Selkie   : A seductive fae creature.
  Schelkin : Armoured crab-like men.
  Sangfel  : Sleek and stealthy feline-men.
  Fallen   : Corrupted Arel.
  Vyurdrag : Fire-breathing salamander-like men.
  Araeca   : Flying fire race related to the scorched.
  Evythi   : A stag or deer race. 
  Choboti  : The feared kraken race.
  Arothi   : The noble eagle race.
  Gargoyle : Statue-like men of different features.

HELP <racename> for more detailed information.

The following are racial abilities that can come with one of the races:

Cherufe:
- Fire Regeneration
  Increased health and mana regeneration while in rooms that are on fire.
- Fire Breath
  Can BREATHE FIRE AT <player|ground|icewall> for a variety of effects.
- Nightsight
  Can see in normal darkness with the command NIGHTSIGHT.
- Firewall
  Can summon a FIREWALL <dir>

Yeti:
- Cold Regeneration
  Increased health regeneration while in cold weather.
- Whitesight
  Be able to see your surrounding even in blizzards.
- Frost Breath
  Can BREATHE ICE AT <player|ground|firewall> for a variety of effects.
- Blizzard
  Can summon a BLIZZARD once a day. This blizzard will follow them around.

Minotaur:
- Heaviness
  Has a natural mass defense via the INCREASE MASS command.
- Burrowing
  Can burrow though many environments with the BURROW DOWN, BURROW <direction>, BURROW ABOVE commands.
- Barge
  Can BARGE <player> <direction> to knock the player from the room. You must 
start in an adjacent room.
- Gore
  Wound your foes with your deadly horns. GORE <player>.

Dryad:
- Burrowing
  Can burrow though many environments with the BURROW DOWN, BURROW <direction>, BURROW ABOVE commands.
- Forest Regeneration
  Increased health regeneration in the forests.
- Heaviness
  Has a natural mass defense via the INCREASE MASS command.
- Harvest
  Has the ability to harvest in environments with an affinity.

Arel:
- Mana Regeneration
  Is constantly regenerating mana
- Alertness
  Be notified whenever someone moves into any adjacent room. Usage: ALERTNESS 
ON/OFF.
- Heal
  Can heal a small amount of health to another player with the HEAL <player>
- Flight
  Has the ability to fly around with the FLY command.


Wolkin:
- Levitation
  Can use the LEVITATE command.
- Carrion eater
  Allows you to eat raw corpses.
- Flight
  Has the ability to fly around with the FLY command.
- Beat
  Can use their powerful wings to push someone away. BEAT WINGS AT <player> 
<dir>

Asuwan:
- Mana Regeneration
  Is constantly regenerating mana
- Alertness
  Be notified whenever someone moves into any adjacent room. Usage: ALERTNESS 
ON/OFF.
- Screech
  Afflicts players with fear. SCREECH AT <player>.
- Flight
  Has the ability to fly around with the FLY command.

Selkie:
- Water regeneration
  Health regeneration while in water.
- Water Breathing
  Can naturally breath underwater.
- Natural swimmer
  You can swim without the fear of drowning, and faster than the other races.
- Seduction
  Can SEDUCE other players hitting them with the lovers affliction. Once 
seduced, one can SEDUCE <player> <emote|emote text>.

Schelkin:

- Water regeneration
  Health regeneration while in water.
- Water Breathing
  Can naturally breath underwater.
- Scavenging
  Scavenge for food in cities and on the roads. Syntax: SCAVENGE.
- Acid Spit
  As an innate skill to spit acid at enemies. SPIT ACID AT <player>. Can target enemies in the same or adjacent rooms.

Sangfel:
- Dash
  Allows you to sprint quickly in a chosen direction. Usage: DASH <direction>.
- Forest Regeneration
  Increased health regeneration in the forests.
- Stalking
  Can move from room to room without displaying enter and exit message. Usage: STALKING
- Mutilation
  Can MUTILATE <corpse> when done killing for an instant 10% regen to health andmana.


Fallen:
- Mana Regeneration
  Is constantly regenerating mana
- Alertness
  Be notified whenever someone moves into any adjacent room. Usage: ALERTNESS ON/OFF.
- Skywatch
  Can watch the skies for their hated enemies the Arel at no mana cost.
- Bone Wings
  Can use the command RAISE WINGS to create a translucent shield.


Vyurdrag:
- Nightsight
  Can see in normal darkness with the command NIGHTSIGHT.
- Fire Breath
  Can BREATHE FIRE AT <player|ground|icewall> for a variety of effects.
- Burning Skin
  Can IGNITE SKIN once every 60 seconds to burn off webs and ropes.
- Hot Breath
  Can keep pipes permanently lit with its burning breath.

Gargoyle:
- Flight
  Has the ability to fly around with the FLY command.
- Heaviness
  Has a natural mass defense via the INCREASE MASS command.
- Stone Wings
  Can use the command RAISE WINGS to create a translucent shield.
- Beat
  Can use their powerful wings to push someone away. BEAT WINGS AT <player> 
<dir>

Scorched:
- Fire Resistance
  Has a 50% resistance to damage from rooms that are on fire.
- Burning Skin
  Can IGNITE SKIN once every 60 seconds to burn off webs and ropes.
- Smother
  Can SMOTHER rooms that are on fire
- Combustion
  Can COMBUST when they die, causing them to regenerate in an adjacent room.

Araeca:
- Fire Resistance
  Has a 50% resistance to damage from rooms that are on fire.
- Flight
  Has the ability to fly around with the FLY command.
- Smother
  Can SMOTHER rooms that are on fire
- Nightsight
  Can see in normal darkness with the command NIGHTSIGHT.

Evythi:
- Forest Regeneration
  Increased health regeneration in the forests.
- Infravision
  Infravision lets you see in the dark.
- Harvesting bonus
  Allows you to harvest 10% more plants.
- Dash
  Allows you to sprint quickly in a chosen direction. Usage: DASH <direction>.

Choboti:
- Water Breathing
  Can naturally breathe underwater.
- Ink Spit
  As an innate skill to spit ink at enemies. SPIT INK AT <player>. Can target enemies in the same or adjacent rooms.
- Carrion eater
  Allows you to eat raw corpses.
- Natural swimmer
  You can swim without the fear of drowning, and faster than the other races.

Arothi:
- Flight
  Has the ability to fly around with the FLY command.
- Beat
  Can use their powerful wings to push someone away. BEAT WINGS AT <player> <dir>
- Alertness
  Be notified whenever someone moves into any adjacent room. Usage: ALERTNESS ON/OFF.
- Levitation
  Can use the LEVITATE command.