Outlandish Artefact

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Outlandish Artefact
SS guisemalesmall.png
Type Curiosity
Price SS echosmall.png +100 x Echo at The University
Data ID 108974

Outlandish Artefact is considered a common Curiosity item.

Item description[edit | edit source]

"This belongs in a museum! Assuming that colonial-imperial appropriation for the purpose of hegemonic taxonomisation is a suitable response to the problem of intercultural contact. Which it probably is, because museums are magnificent institutions."

Game note: If you've made an Ironclad Will, you can convert a collection of these into an Heirloom for your successor.

Interactions[edit | edit source]

Overview[edit | edit source]

Outlandish Artefact has the following uses:


Interactions in Brief[edit | edit source]

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Interaction Action Result Type Change
The Wistful Deviless comes calling 'Sympathy for the deviless' DefaultEvent +1
The Wistful Deviless comes calling 'A marriage proposal for the deviless' DefaultEvent +1
The Wistful Deviless comes calling 'Offer to take her back to Palmerston' DefaultEvent +1
Mount Palmerston 'Dig among the ruins' RareSuccessEvent +1
Opening a Cache of Curiosities 'A hessian bundle' DefaultEvent +1
Opening a Cache of Curiosities 'A hessian bundle' RareDefaultEvent +1
Opening a Cache of Curiosities 'Signed and sealed' DefaultEvent +1
Opening a Cache of Curiosities 'Signed and sealed' RareDefaultEvent +1
Open an Unprepossessing Mass 'A tin can?' RareDefaultEvent +1
A Raggedy Fellow 'Pay his passage home' DefaultEvent +1
The Alarming Scholar 'An Outlandish Artefact' Quality Required ≥ 1
The Alarming Scholar 'An Outlandish Artefact' DefaultEvent -1
Adam's Way 'Catch a nut that falls from the Tree of a Single Day' RareDefaultEvent +1
Aestival 'Seek the Iron & Misery company prototype component' DefaultEvent +1
Frostfound 'Allow the Sly Navigator to examine the tower' DefaultEvent +1
Frostfound 'Show the squatters your Navigator's sigil' Quality Required ≥ 1
Frostfound 'Show the squatters your Navigator's sigil' DefaultEvent -1
Iron Republic 'Allow your zailors time ashore' RareDefaultEvent +1
Kingeater's Castle 'Allow the Gall-Eyed Engineer to go ashore' DefaultEvent +3
Your Lodgings 'A neatly wrapped brown paper package' DefaultEvent +1
You've destroyed a Lifeberg 'Concentrate on gathering treasures' RareDefaultEvent + 1+[d:2]
The Wistful Deviless 'Warn the Wistful Deviless' DefaultEvent +1
Beachcombing 'Driftwood?' RareDefaultEvent +1
Speak to the Magician 'Dispel the darkness?' Quality Required ≥ 1
Speak to the Magician 'Dispel the darkness?' DefaultEvent -1
A Serpent-Image 'Take it anyway' DefaultEvent +1
A Serpent-Image 'Take it anyway' SuccessEvent +1
A Serpent-Image 'Take it, but reward the zailor' DefaultEvent +1
A Serpent-Image 'Take it, but reward the zailor' SuccessEvent +1
In Amber 'Examine the ruins' RareSuccessEvent +1
Speak to the Presbyterate Adventuress 'Demand that she leave your ship' DefaultEvent +1
A Patriotic Dispute 'Raise your own flag' SuccessEvent +1
A Patriotic Dispute 'Raise your own flag' RareSuccessEvent +1
The Silent House 'Loot the house' DefaultEvent + [d:3]
The Silent House 'Loot the house' RareDefaultEvent + [d:3]
Hunter's Keep in ruins 'Pick over the ruins of the great house' DefaultEvent +1
Hunter's Keep in ruins 'Pick over the ruins of the great house' RareDefaultEvent +1
A Tryst 'A Tryst with the Indomitable Campaigner' DefaultEvent +1
Time with your Family 'Give them a souvenir' Quality Required ≥ 1
Time with your Family 'Give them a souvenir' DefaultEvent -1
Once more 'Propose that the Scarred Sister replace her' DefaultEvent +1
The Forgotten Quarter 'Murder the Urbane Magician' DefaultEvent +1
The Forgotten Quarter 'Dissuade the Genial Magician from his plan' SuccessEvent +1
Abbey Rock 'Suggest to the Scarred Sister that she might find a home here' DefaultEvent +1
Abbey Rock 'Search the surroundings' DefaultEvent +1
Abbey Rock 'Don't watch' DefaultEvent +1
Abbey Rock 'Watch' DefaultEvent +1
Khan's Shadow 'Let your Longshanks Gunner go ashore' DefaultEvent +2
Evening in Varchas 'The Wine-Mazed Lamp-Lighter' DefaultEvent +3
The Temple of Mihir 'The Sun-Seers' DefaultEvent +2
The Temple of Mihir 'Blue Scintillack!' DefaultEvent +5
Avid Horizon 'Explore along the shoreline' DefaultEvent +1
The Widower 'Give him the box' RareDefaultEvent +2
A Stranger in Difficulties 'Assist him' DefaultEvent +1
Desperate Measures 'Make a sacrifice to Stone' DefaultEvent +1
Shattered Citadel Encounters 'Search the Church of the Starved Men' DefaultEvent +2
Shattered Citadel Encounters 'Let the Nacreous Outcast approach the alter' DefaultEvent +2
The Uttershroom 'Search the shroom-top' DefaultEvent +1
The Venturer's Desires '"Something intricate."' Quality Required ≥ 7
The Venturer's Desires '"Something intricate."' DefaultEvent -7
The Wisp-Ways 'An Arbefaction' DefaultEvent +1
The Wisp-Ways 'The Burial, Interrupted' DefaultEvent +1
A Smuggler's Reward 'A well-earned reward' DefaultEvent +2
The Trouble with Tomb-Colonists 'Watch carefully' DefaultEvent +1
The Trouble with Tomb-Colonists 'One Last Fight' SuccessEvent +1
Apis Temple 'Collect some of the blood for yourself' DefaultEvent +1
You've defeated a Behemoustache 'Harvest its flesh and its moustache' DefaultEvent +1
Way Upstream 'The Mountain's Blood' SuccessEvent +1
Provide what you have promised 'Provide wine, and join the celebration' DefaultEvent +1
London in Glory 'Listen to the song' DefaultEvent +2
Port Stanton 'Shore leave' DefaultEvent +1
A Monkey Foundling 'A small hut in the middle of the forest' DefaultEvent +1
The Fathomking's Answer 'Present the Fathomking with your Serpentine' DefaultEvent +1
The Fathomking's Answer 'Present the Fathomking with your Fulgent Impeller' DefaultEvent +1
Penstock's Wicket 'Let her go down under the Bazaar' DefaultEvent +1
Penstock's Wicket 'Let her go down under the Bazaar' DefaultEvent +1
Shiftwork in the Dead Letter Office 'Lay claim to a parcel that clinks' DefaultEvent +1
Nuncio Beach 'Rescue a ticking parcel' DefaultEvent +1
Nuncio Beach 'Have your Rattus Faber take a look at the ticking parcel' DefaultEvent +1
Nuncio Beach 'Watch the tide come in' DefaultEvent +1
A Visit to the Bazaar 'Let her go alone' RareDefaultEvent +1
A Whisper-Locked Puzzle-Box 'Open the Box' DefaultEvent +1
A Whisper-Locked Puzzle-Box 'Open the Box' RareDefaultEvent +3
A Whisper-Locked Puzzle-Box 'Break it open' DefaultEvent +1
Your Study 'Create a Monstrous Almanac' Quality Required ≥ 7
Your Study 'Create a Monstrous Almanac' DefaultEvent -7
Your Study 'Convert a Collection of Outlandish Artefacts into an Heirloom' Quality Required ≥ 10
Your Study 'Convert a Collection of Outlandish Artefacts into an Heirloom' DefaultEvent -10

Interactions in Detail[edit | edit source]

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Story Action Required Effect
The Wistful Deviless comes calling Sympathy for the deviless None Default:
A marriage proposal for the deviless None Default:
Offer to take her back to Palmerston None Default:


Mount Palmerston Dig among the ruins Rare Success:


Opening a Cache of Curiosities A hessian bundle Default: Rare:
Signed and sealed Default: Rare:


Open an Unprepossessing Mass A tin can? Rare:


A Raggedy Fellow Pay his passage home Default:


The Alarming Scholar An Outlandish Artefact
    SS guisemalesmall.png Outlandish Artefact ≥ 1

Default:


Adam's Way Catch a nut that falls from the Tree of a Single Day Rare:


Aestival Seek the Iron & Misery company prototype component Default:


Frostfound Allow the Sly Navigator to examine the tower Default:
Show the squatters your Navigator's sigil Default:


Iron Republic Allow your zailors time ashore Rare:


Kingeater's Castle Allow the Gall-Eyed Engineer to go ashore Default:


Your Lodgings A neatly wrapped brown paper package Default:


You've destroyed a Lifeberg Concentrate on gathering treasures None Rare:


The Wistful Deviless Warn the Wistful Deviless Default:


Beachcombing Driftwood? None Rare:


Speak to the Magician Dispel the darkness? Default:


A Serpent-Image Take it anyway Default: Success:
Take it, but reward the zailor Default: Success:


In Amber Examine the ruins Rare Success:


Speak to the Presbyterate Adventuress Demand that she leave your ship Default:


A Patriotic Dispute Raise your own flag Success: Rare Success:


The Silent House Loot the house None Default: Rare:


Hunter's Keep in ruins Pick over the ruins of the great house Default: Rare:


A Tryst A Tryst with the Indomitable Campaigner Default:


Time with your Family Give them a souvenir Default:


Once more Propose that the Scarred Sister replace her Default:


The Forgotten Quarter Murder the Urbane Magician Default:
Dissuade the Genial Magician from his plan Success:


Abbey Rock Suggest to the Scarred Sister that she might find a home here Default:
Search the surroundings Default:
Don't watch Default:
Watch Default:


Khan's Shadow Let your Longshanks Gunner go ashore Default:


Evening in Varchas The Wine-Mazed Lamp-Lighter Default:


The Temple of Mihir The Sun-Seers Default:
Blue Scintillack! Default:


Avid Horizon Explore along the shoreline Default:


The Widower Give him the box Rare:


A Stranger in Difficulties Assist him None Default:


Desperate Measures Make a sacrifice to Stone Default:


Shattered Citadel Encounters Search the Church of the Starved Men Default:
Let the Nacreous Outcast approach the alter Default:


The Uttershroom Search the shroom-top Default:


The Venturer's Desires "Something intricate." Default:


The Wisp-Ways An Arbefaction Default:
The Burial, Interrupted Default:


A Smuggler's Reward A well-earned reward None Default:


The Trouble with Tomb-Colonists Watch carefully Default:
One Last Fight Success:


Apis Temple Collect some of the blood for yourself Default:


You've defeated a Behemoustache Harvest its flesh and its moustache None Default:


Way Upstream The Mountain's Blood Success:


Provide what you have promised Provide wine, and join the celebration Default:


London in Glory Listen to the song None Default:


Port Stanton Shore leave Default:


A Monkey Foundling A small hut in the middle of the forest Default:


The Fathomking's Answer Present the Fathomking with your Serpentine Default:
Present the Fathomking with your Fulgent Impeller Default:


Penstock's Wicket Let her go down under the Bazaar Default:


Shiftwork in the Dead Letter Office Lay claim to a parcel that clinks Default:


Nuncio Beach Rescue a ticking parcel Default:
Have your Rattus Faber take a look at the ticking parcel Default:
Watch the tide come in Default:


A Visit to the Bazaar Let her go alone None Rare:


A Whisper-Locked Puzzle-Box Open the Box Default: Rare:
Break it open None Default:


Your Study Create a Monstrous Almanac Default:
Convert a Collection of Outlandish Artefacts into an Heirloom Default:


Shop availability[edit | edit source]

Shop Buy Price Sell Price Notes
SS mechanismsmall.png Traveller's Friend SS echosmall.png -150 x Echo SS echosmall.png +100 x Echo


Curiosities
Common A Lump of Blue ScintillackA Perfunctory Port Report: the Cumaean CanalA Port Report: Abbey RockA Port Report: Avid HorizonA Port Report: Gaider's MournA Port Report: GodfallA Port Report: Hunter's KeepA Port Report: Keep's EndA Port Report: Khan's HeartA Port Report: Mt PalmerstonA Port Report: Pigmote IsleA Port Report: Port CecilA Port Report: Quaker's HavenA Port Report: Shepherd IslesA Port Report: Station IIIA Port Report: The UttershroomA Port Report: VenderbightA Port Report: WhitherA Pot of Violant InkAmbiguous EolithBrimstone BuzzingsCaptivating TreasureDrowning-PearlEchoEyeless SkullFragmentHunter's EyeHunting-TrophyJudgements' EggLamentable RelicMemory of Distant ShoresMoves in the Great GameOutlandish ArtefactA Port Report: Fallen LondonA Port Report: PolythremeA Port Report: The Chapel of LightsA Port Report: The Iron RepublicRay-Drenched CinderRecent NewsRestful NightRevelatory ChartSecretStrategic InformationTale of Terror!!Unaccountably PeckishUnread LogUttershroom SporuleVision of the SurfaceWoundZee-ztory
Ship Rattus Faber AssistantThe Zong of the ZeeTorpedo Components
Story A Gift for the Wistful DevilessA Locket with a Dapper Chap's PortraitA Locket with a Likely Lass' PortraitA Message from the Wistful DevilessA Page from 'The Neathbow': ApocyanA Page from 'The Neathbow': CosmogoneA Page from 'The Neathbow': GantA Page from 'The Neathbow': IrrigoA Page from 'The Neathbow': PeliginA Page from 'The Neathbow': ViolantA Page from 'The Neathbow': ViricA Pewter HorseheadA Phantasmal Encounter, 189-, Captain ------A Whalebone TokenAn Ironclad WillDeeds to a Steam YachtHeirloomKeeper-MothNephrite RingTHE NEATHBOWWeeping Scar