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There are five main statistics in the game. The player starts off with a modest level in each, but they can be boosted through actions and Officers.
- Iron: Determines damage in combat.
- Mirrors: Determines success when you Illuminate your enemy, leaving them vulnerable.
- Veils: Determines how much the enemy can illuminate you.
- Hearts: Determines healing, drugs, consumption of supplies and other vital elements of shipboard life.
- Pages: Determines success in diplomacy, subterfuge, and other affairs requiring a delicate touch.