Achaea Help Files

Achaea has hundreds of help files to you learn about Achaea. This is a copy of the in-game help file structure. HELP in-game will show you this same menu.


Woodlore is a skill composed of four types of abilities:
   Setting traps
   Summoning animal guardians
   Weapon abilities
   Survival abilities

 - Each trap is constructed of commodities. When laying a trap, you must have
   the required commodities (listed in the AB HELP files) in your inventory.

 - Traps get laid in directions. The general syntax is LAY <trap> <direction>.

 - Traps are set off _only_ by those on your enemies list. They will be set
   off when someone either enters or leaves the room by the direction you

 - Some traps will stop movement when sprung. For instance, if you are leaving
   a room with a snare trap in it set to the direction you are leaving, you
   will set off the snare before you leave the room, and it will prevent you
   from moving.

 - The animals you summon may be ordered about with the commands in 

 - If you leave Achaea and do not come back quickly, they will disappear back
   into the forest.

 - You may call your summoned animals to you with CALL ANIMALS.

 - You may CALL ANIMALS PASSIVE to call them back to you in passive form, if
   they are aggressive.

 - You may DISMISS <animal> to return a summoned animal to the wild.

 - When you gain the skill of woodlore, you are given the axe proficiency and
   given the choice between the spear and trident proficiency. Spear and
   trident are exactly the same for the purposes of Woodlore, so choose
   whichever you prefer. CHOOSE SPEAR or CHOOSE TRIDENT. The choice is

 - These abilities assist you in surviving out on your own.