17.3.2 ASCENSION RULES
Below are the rules for the annual Ascension games: CHAOS ----- + Glamours Maze cannot be used on the individual holding the Chaos Hamster. + Any major movements by the person holding the Chaos Hamster will cause it to disappear (eg teleport). + If you drop the Chaos Hamster or try to give it to another person, it will disappear to another place. + If you have grace while holding the Chaos Hamster, it will disappear to another place. + Being at any elevation other than in the ground or the trees will cause the Chaos Hamster to disappear. + Holding the Chaos Hamster will prevent most forms of elevation change. + Holding any hamsters other than the Chaos Hamster will cause it to abandon you in a fit of jealousy. + Standing in a room that is not on the Prime Material Plane, or is affiliated with a City/Commune, or is a newbie area, or is indoors, will cause the Chaos Hamster to disappear to another place. + If the Chaos Hamster is given to a denizen, it will disappear to another place. + All statues not in organization territory will be deactivated for Chaos. + The Chaos Hamster cannot be given to dirigibles or other delivery items. + Any ability that takes you out-of-phase with normal reality will cause the Hamster to disappear (dreamform, suspended animation, illusory statue/nature, ghost, etc). WAR --- + Teams of three. + Once teams are within the arena, they may not receive any help whatsoever from persons outside of the arena. + Teams may not assist one another. JUSTICE ------- Allowed: + Abilities from the Influence and Dramatics skillsets. + General healing (bromides, sparkleberry, etc). + Tradeskill items (including enchantment, tinkering, etc). + Any preparatory or permanent buffs (karma blessings, racial benefits, etc) acquired before your debate. + Passive ego regeneration and max ego increases from skills using the buff system (i.e. shows on BODYSCAN) + Discerning in the Discernment. + EQ buffs within the buff system. Disallowed: + Any activated abilities not listed above (roulade, laetitia, etc). + Passive ego regeneration and max ego increases outside the buff system from sources not listed above (i.e. does not show on BODYSCAN) + Any action or skill that fully refreshes you (refresh, trueheal, etc). + Shrine abilities. + Beasts. + Abilities that could cause the person to be unable to debate, e.g. through triggering masochism. This includes the use of Tinkering music boxes. + Wondermasks + Resolutions + EQ buffs outside the buff system. NATURE ------ + This Challenge has no rules. KNOWLEDGE --------- + This Challenge has no rules. BEAUTY ------ + Only one submission per cartel. LIFE ---- + This Challenge has no rules, but note that artifact vials linked to multiple cures are permitted and function as two individual vials would. DEATH ----- + Only entities on PRIME PLANE count for this challenge. HARMONY ------- + Only entities on PRIME PLANE count for this challenge.