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  preserve <object>    Preserve a food item or a body part with salt.
 
  preserve <object>    Preserve a food item or a body part with salt.
  
*Each attempt to preserve uses 5 pinches of sea salt, which is lost if you fail the skillcheck.
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*You can attempt to preserve multiple items at once - this costs 10 GP and 5 pinches of salt per item, and the time taken to preserve increases for each item. (does this increase difficulty?)
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*Each attempt to preserve uses 5 pinches of sea salt per item, which is lost if you fail the skillcheck.
 
*Objects preserved become cured <object>.
 
*Objects preserved become cured <object>.
 
*If you have too many items carried it fails.
 
*If you have too many items carried it fails.

Revision as of 06:54, 14 April 2020

Preserve
Command information
GP Cost 10
Learnt At ? crafts.culinary.preserving
Skills Used crafts.culinary.preserving
Items Needed 5 pinches of sea salt
Guild Available to all

Preserve is a command to cure something with salt so that it does not spoil.

For the witch spell that can preserve food (by drying), see Mama Blackwing's Potent Preserver.

Command details

The preserve command requires some skills in crafts.culinary.preserving to learn and use.

It cannot be taught by other players. It is taught as part of a quest. Spoiler: Look for a hut on the beach near the road between Holy Wood and Ankh-Morpork. Might need to go during the night.

Syntax:

preserve <object>    Preserve a food item or a body part with salt.
  • You can attempt to preserve multiple items at once - this costs 10 GP and 5 pinches of salt per item, and the time taken to preserve increases for each item. (does this increase difficulty?)
  • Each attempt to preserve uses 5 pinches of sea salt per item, which is lost if you fail the skillcheck.
  • Objects preserved become cured <object>.
  • If you have too many items carried it fails.

Salt

How to obtain salt:

  • Salt can be obtained by putting sea water from near Holy Wood inside a salt pan and waiting. This seems to take a couple of minutes during the day, but it does not seem to work at all at night.
  • There's a salt pan you can purchase, which is furniture. The other salt pans cannot be moved.
  • Once water separates from sea water you can take the salt from the salt pan. You'll need to change the water if you want more salt.
  • Swimming at the surface of the ocean will fill opened vessels when you enter the room.
  • Water from the sea in Brown Islands does not work.
  • Using other containers does not seem to work.

Skills used

See also