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Live Specimen

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Live Specimen
SS specimensmall.png
Type Trade good
Data ID 109062

Live Specimen is considered a common Trade goods item.

Item description[edit | edit source]

"Something wriggling and peculiar. It's safely confined, probably."

How to Obtain[edit | edit source]

A Live Specimen can be obtained in many interactions and events while playing the game.

Item location Interaction Effect Notes
Gaider's Mourn Explore the Mourn
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Successful Pages challenge: Attempt one of the Riddles of Pearl in A Contest Of Riddles.
Fallen London The Labyrinth of Tigers
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Purchase a Live Specimen for 500 Echoes.
Mount Palmerston Explore the island
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Successful Veils challenge: Capture it alive in A Shadowy Predator.
Mutton Island Explore the shore
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Successful Pages challenge: Attempt one of the Riddles of Pearl in A Contest Of Riddles.
Port Cecil Explore the coral knoll around Port Cecil
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Successful Veils challenge: Capture it alive in A Shadowy Predator.
Whither Explore the town
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Successful Pages challenge: Attempt one of the Riddles of Pearl in A Contest Of Riddles.
An Unprepossessing Mass A tin can?
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Requires An Unprepossessing Mass value between 44-47.
Demeaux Island Explore the island
  • +1 x Live Specimen
Successful Veils challenge: Capture it alive in A Shadowy Predator.
The Uttershroom Experiment with your Strange Catch Requires SS steamerdarksmall.png Another Day: Time, the Healer ≥ 50

Requires SS gamekeeper cottagesmall.png Something Awaits You

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Live Specimen has many useful interactions throughout the game.

Location Interaction Requirements Effects Notes
SS dripstonetemplegaz.png The House of the Question in SS Locations Whither.png Whither Gain Storm's Attention

"A bloody rite"
SS dripstonetemplegaz.png The House of the Question in SS Locations Whither.png Whither Lift Storm's Curse

"It's not pretty"

SS genialmagiciangaz.png Genial Magician by speaking with him. Dispel the Darkness?

"An event on the afterdeck"
SS alarmingscholargaz.png The Alarming Scholar in SS fallenlondon portsmall.pngLondon A Live Specimen
SS newgatecellargaz.png The Labyrinth of Tigers in SS fallenlondon portgaz.png London A Live Specimen "Most satisfactory."


Shop availability[edit | edit source]

Shop Item Buy Price Sell Price
SS bloodstain.png Portentum - The Gant Pole
    SS specimensmall.png Live Specimen
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