17.3.2 ASCENSION RULES

Below are the rules for the annual Ascension games:

CHAOS
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 + 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
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 + 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
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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
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 + This Challenge has no rules.

KNOWLEDGE
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 + This Challenge has no rules.

BEAUTY
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 + Only one submission per cartel.

LIFE
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 + This Challenge has no rules, but note that artifact vials linked to multiple cures are permitted and function as two individual vials would.

DEATH
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 + Only entities on PRIME PLANE count for this challenge.

HARMONY
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 + Only entities on PRIME PLANE count for this challenge.