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{{Infobox command
 
{{Infobox command
 
  | gp = 20 + 20 per target
 
  | gp = 20 + 20 per target
  | learntat = Level 25 in [[magic.items.held]]
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  | learntat = Level 26 in [[magic.items.held]]
 
  | skills = [[magic.methods.mental.charming]]<br>[[magic.methods.mental.cursing]]
 
  | skills = [[magic.methods.mental.charming]]<br>[[magic.methods.mental.cursing]]
 
  | items = Fruit, basket (optional)
 
  | items = Fruit, basket (optional)
 
  | guild = [[Witches' Guild]]
 
  | guild = [[Witches' Guild]]
 
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Tempt is a PK-checked, witch-only command that causes its victim to take an eat a piece of fruit offered by the witch.  It can be used to feed fruitbats, get some tasty vitamins down the throats of obstinate children, and (with the aid of poisoned apples) cause nasty stat drops.
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Tempt is a [[Playerkilling|PK-checked]]<ref>Only poisoned fruit is pk-checked; npks may tempt other players with non-poisoned fruit.</ref>, [[:Category:Witch commands|witch-only command]] that causes its victim to take and eat a piece of fruit offered by a [[witch]].
  
Tempt costs 20 gp plus an additional 20 gp for every attempted tempteeSay that 10 times fast!
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While trolls are not susceptible to poisonous apples, they can be tempted with poisonous minerals: [[rock|sulphur, cinnabar, micholite and rose quartz]]. Creatures without teeth cannot be successfully tempted at all.
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==Acquisition==
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This command is learned automatically at level 26 in [[magic.items.held]].
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==Performing the command==
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To perform this command, a witch must designate a piece of fruit, and perform the command on a living target.  Performing this target costs 20 GP for the attempt, plus 20 GP if the target takes it.
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In order to be successful:
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*The target must be able to take the fruit (so, not be very [[burden|overburdened]], or holding too many items).
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*The witch must pass a skillcheck of [[magic.methods.mental.charming]] versus the victim's [[magic.methods.spiritual.abjuring]] skill.
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Witches can use this command with fruit in a [[basket]], in which case the strength of their temptation is increased.
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==Effects==
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When tempt is used successfully, the victim will take the designated fruit from the witch and start eating it.  They will continue to eat it for a length of time probably dependent on the witch's [[magic.methods.mental.cursing]] bonus{{research}}During this time, the victim is not able to put down the fruit or otherwise get rid of it, nor are they able to stop themselves from eating it.
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If the witch is attempting to tempt with a [[poison]]ed fruit, then the victim may or may not realise that the witch was the one who poisoned them.  Targets who realise this become hostile towards the witch once they start suffering from the effects of the [[poison]].
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It is not possible to tempt a target who is currently in combat.
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==Resisting temptation==
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There are various ways to avoid being tempted:
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*Have a high [[magic.methods.spiritual.abjuring]] bonus - this is the defensive skillcheck for this command.
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*Be under the effect of [[Banishing of Unnatural Urges]].  Note that this spell does not confer immunity to tempt, it only increases the target's resistance.
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*Wear a [[magick crystal|ruby crystal]], which has the same effect as [[Banishing of Unnatural Urges]].
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==Common usage==
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Tempt is commonly used to:
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*Feed [[fruitbat]]s.
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*[[Poison]] enemies with [[poisoned apple]]s.
  
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==Syntax==
 
==Syntax==
 
  tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket> by posing as <string> [while] speaking <language>
 
  tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket> by posing as <string> [while] speaking <language>
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  tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket>
 
  tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket>
 
  tempt <living> with <object>
 
  tempt <living> with <object>
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==See also==
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*[[Banishing of Unnatural Urges]]
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*[[Nadow]]
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*[[Poisoned apple]]
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*[[Sources of fruit]]
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==Footnotes==
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<references/>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
[http://discworld.atuin.net/lpc/playing/documentation.c?path=/known_command/tempt Discworld command help: tempt]
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Latest revision as of 03:39, 9 March 2019

Tempt
Command information
GP Cost 20 + 20 per target
Learnt At Level 26 in magic.items.held
Skills Used magic.methods.mental.charming
magic.methods.mental.cursing
Items Needed Fruit, basket (optional)
Guild Witches' Guild

Tempt is a PK-checked[1], witch-only command that causes its victim to take and eat a piece of fruit offered by a witch.

While trolls are not susceptible to poisonous apples, they can be tempted with poisonous minerals: sulphur, cinnabar, micholite and rose quartz. Creatures without teeth cannot be successfully tempted at all.


Acquisition

This command is learned automatically at level 26 in magic.items.held.

Performing the command

To perform this command, a witch must designate a piece of fruit, and perform the command on a living target. Performing this target costs 20 GP for the attempt, plus 20 GP if the target takes it.

In order to be successful:

Witches can use this command with fruit in a basket, in which case the strength of their temptation is increased.

Effects

When tempt is used successfully, the victim will take the designated fruit from the witch and start eating it. They will continue to eat it for a length of time probably dependent on the witch's magic.methods.mental.cursing bonusresearch. During this time, the victim is not able to put down the fruit or otherwise get rid of it, nor are they able to stop themselves from eating it.

If the witch is attempting to tempt with a poisoned fruit, then the victim may or may not realise that the witch was the one who poisoned them. Targets who realise this become hostile towards the witch once they start suffering from the effects of the poison.

It is not possible to tempt a target who is currently in combat.

Resisting temptation

There are various ways to avoid being tempted:

Common usage

Tempt is commonly used to:

Syntax

tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket> by posing as <string> [while] speaking <language>
tempt <living> with <object> by posing as <string> [while] speaking <language>
tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket> by posing as <string>
tempt <living> with <object> by posing as <string>
tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket> [while] speaking <language>
tempt <living> with <object> [while] speaking <language>
tempt <living> with <object> {in|from} <basket>
tempt <living> with <object>

See also

Footnotes

  1. Only poisoned fruit is pk-checked; npks may tempt other players with non-poisoned fruit.

External links