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Cryptic Benefactor
250
Category Possessions
Type Establishment
Data ID 131129

Crypticbenefactor icon.png Cryptic Benefactor is a possession in the Establishment category.

Description[]

"A nod. A wink. They will be there when you need them. (Acquire these at the Ministry of Public Decency or the Toll-Tower.)"

Interactions[]

Interactions in Brief[]

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Interaction Action Result Type Change
Explore Port Prosper 'A messenger greets you at the station' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Pasts '...a trove of disgraceful secrets' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Pasts 'Office politics' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Pasts 'Your eyes were opened' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Pasts 'Your immortal predecessor' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Summerset Camp 'Make a bonfire!' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Hybras Deserted 'Report your findings to the Pernickety Factor' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Hybras Deserted 'Report your findings to the Pernickety Factor' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Parsimonious Chairman's Offices 'Report your success' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Explore London 'Bring Percy Blythe Home' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Explore London 'Arrange matters for your upcoming heist' Requirement ≥ 1
Explore London 'Arrange matters for your upcoming heist' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Researcher's Crusade 'Hand over the flower' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Ministry of Public Decency 'Trade Favour for a Cryptic Benefactor' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Jolly Anchorite 'The crowning of the saints' Success +1
A Close Reading of the Text 'Finish your education' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Bit Between 'Recruit some desperate workers to join the Psalmists' Requirement ≥ 1
The Bit Between 'Recruit some desperate workers to join the Psalmists' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The New Street Line's Garret 'Campaign for the Firebrand Conductor's release' Requirement ≥ 1
The New Street Line's Garret 'Campaign for the Firebrand Conductor's release' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The New Street Line's Garret 'Campaign for the Firebrand Conductor's release' Success -1
The Mellifluous President 'The President clears his throat' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Nave 'Speak up for the captain' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Prince Consort's Tomb 'Call in a favour to help the Princess get inside' Requirement ≥ 1
The Prince Consort's Tomb 'Call in a favour to help the Princess get inside' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Pardoner's Tale 'Decide in favour of the courtier' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Pardoner's Tale 'Decide in favour of the aristocrat' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Pardoner's Tale 'Decide in favour of the nun' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Museum in Bloom Bower 'Request a Boon of Titania' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The New Somerset Hunting Club 'Ask about your membership' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Fatalistic Signalman: Shed Four 'Arrange for her to be put on display in a museum' Requirement ≥ 1
The Fatalistic Signalman: Shed Four 'Arrange for her to be put on display in a museum' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Grove of Far-Too-Late 'Receive the Blessing of the Violist' Requirement ≥ 1
The Grove of Far-Too-Late 'Receive the Blessing of the Violist' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Temple of Almost-Time 'Request a favour of the Brazen Brigade' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Corncrake House 'Trade with the broker in the kitchen' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The London Embassy 'Smuggle Secrets into the Empyrean' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Investigate the Black Box 'Sell the box as a curiosity' Default / Challenge Fail +1
Your Debut 'Host an evening of infernal splendour' Requirement ≥ 2
Your Debut 'Host an evening of infernal splendour' Default / Challenge Fail -2
The Embassy of Albion 'Trade Gratitude for a Cryptic Benefactor' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Court of Apes 'Achieve a Testament of the Feather' Requirement ≥ 1
The Court of Apes 'Achieve a Testament of the Feather' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Court of Apes 'Achieve a Testament of the Feather' Success -1
Caught Red-Handed 'Bribe the Taciturn Inspector' Requirement ≥ 1
Caught Red-Handed 'Bribe the Taciturn Inspector' Success -1
Caught Red-Handed 'Bribe the Taciturn Inspector' Rare Success -1
Chambers of the Ambassador 'Deliver Captain Whitlock's black box to the Ambassador' Default / Challenge Fail +1
The Waxwork Symposium 'Warn them about your friends in high places' Requirement ≥ 1
The Waxwork Symposium 'Warn them about your friends in high places' Default / Challenge Fail -1
The Silken Salon 'Connect the Generous Princess with your Cryptic Benefactor' Requirement ≥ 1
The Silken Salon 'Connect the Generous Princess with your Cryptic Benefactor' Default / Challenge Fail -1

Interactions in Detail[]

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Story Action Required Effect
Explore Port Prosper A messenger greets you at the station Default:


Pasts ...a trove of disgraceful secrets None Default:
Office politics None Default:
Your eyes were opened None Default:
Your immortal predecessor None Default:


The Summerset Camp Make a bonfire! None Default:
    • Crypticbenefactor icon.png +1 x Cryptic Benefactor


Hybras Deserted Report your findings to the Pernickety Factor Default:


Hybras Deserted Report your findings to the Pernickety Factor Default:


The Parsimonious Chairman's Offices Report your success Default:


Explore London Bring Percy Blythe Home Default:
Arrange matters for your upcoming heist Default:


The Researcher's Crusade Hand over the flower Default:


The Ministry of Public Decency Trade Favour for a Cryptic Benefactor Default:


The Jolly Anchorite The crowning of the saints Success:


A Close Reading of the Text Finish your education Default:


The Bit Between Recruit some desperate workers to join the Psalmists Default:


The New Street Line's Garret Campaign for the Firebrand Conductor's release Default: Success:


The Mellifluous President The President clears his throat Default:


The Nave Speak up for the captain None Default:
    • Crypticbenefactor icon.png +1 x Cryptic Benefactor
    • Crew icon.png Unquiet Living = 15 [[COMPLETE]The captain's account was accepted by the Necropolis Line]


The Prince Consort's Tomb Call in a favour to help the Princess get inside Default:


The Pardoner's Tale Decide in favour of the courtier None Default:
Decide in favour of the aristocrat None Default:
Decide in favour of the nun None Default:


The Museum in Bloom Bower Request a Boon of Titania Default:


The New Somerset Hunting Club Ask about your membership Default:


The Fatalistic Signalman: Shed Four Arrange for her to be put on display in a museum Default:


The Grove of Far-Too-Late Receive the Blessing of the Violist Default:


The Temple of Almost-Time Request a favour of the Brazen Brigade Default:


Corncrake House Trade with the broker in the kitchen Default:


The London Embassy Smuggle Secrets into the Empyrean Default:


Investigate the Black Box Sell the box as a curiosity Default:


Your Debut Host an evening of infernal splendour Default:


The Embassy of Albion Trade Gratitude for a Cryptic Benefactor Default:


The Court of Apes Achieve a Testament of the Feather Default:
    • Crypticbenefactor icon.png -1 x Cryptic Benefactor
Success:


Caught Red-Handed Bribe the Taciturn Inspector Success: Rare Success:


Chambers of the Ambassador Deliver Captain Whitlock's black box to the Ambassador Default:


The Waxwork Symposium Warn them about your friends in high places Default:


The Silken Salon Connect the Generous Princess with your Cryptic Benefactor
    • Crypticbenefactor icon.png Cryptic Benefactor ≥ 1
Default:


Shop availability[]

Prospects[]

Prospect Name Item Required Amount Region Delivery Location Unlocked with Earned per item Total earned Bonus
All the Comforts of Home Tea square icon.png Caddy of Dried Tea 9 The Reach Portprosper icon.png Port Prosper Verdantseeds icon.png Dominant in the Reach = 3 [The Windward Company] Sovereigns icon.png 210 Sovereigns Sovereigns icon.png 1890 Sovereigns
Accoutrements and Adornments: Gemstones for the White Well Navarantinegemstones square icon.png Cask of Navaratine Gemstones 5 The Blue Kingdom Whitewell icon.png The White Well Sovereigns icon.png 475 Sovereigns Sovereigns icon.png 2375 Sovereigns
Souls for the Titanian Poets Undistinguishedsouls square icon.png Jumble of Undistinguished Souls 1 The Reach Titania icon.png Titania Titania icon.png Titania_Eleutheria_Academy ≥ 2 Sovereigns icon.png 150 Sovereigns Sovereigns icon.png 150 Sovereigns
The Last Last Rites: Literature for Death's Door Ministryliterature square icon.png Ministry-Approved Literature 7 The Blue Kingdom Forgeofsouls icon.png The Forge of Souls Affiliationestablishment icon.png Affiliation: Establishment ≥ 2 Sovereigns icon.png 210 Sovereigns Sovereigns icon.png 1470 Sovereigns
The Murgatroyd Files: Secrets within Bombazine Bombazineroll square icon.png Roll of Thirsty Bombazine 7 Eleutheria Lustrum icon.png Lustrum Completed the Murgatroyd Run ≥ 1 Sovereigns icon.png 209Sovereigns Sovereigns icon.png 1463 Sovereigns

    Completed the Murgatroyd Run = 0
    Crypticbenefactor icon.png +1 x Cryptic Benefactor

    Experience icon.png +250 x Experience
Delusions Of Home: Starshine to the Mausoleum Starshine square icon.png Hogshead of Starshine 9 Eleutheria - Albion Serenemausoleum icon.png The Most Serene Mausoleum Smuggling icon.png Reputation: Smugglers ≥ 3 Sovereigns icon.png 350 Sovereigns Sovereigns icon.png 3150 Sovereigns
Late! (60 Days)


Possessions
Type
Academe Uncannyspecimen icon.png Uncanny Specimen OtherworldlyArtefact icon.png Otherworldly Artefact CondemnedExperiment icon.png Condemned Experiment Searingenigma icon.png Searing Enigma
Bohemia Skystory icon.png Sky-Story Visionoftheheavens icon.png Vision of the Heavens Momentofinspiration icon.png Moment of Inspiration Captivatingtreasure icon.png Captivating Treasure
Establishment Pastscandal icon.png Salon-Stewed Gossip Ministryliterature icon.png Ministry-Stamped Permit Crypticbenefactor icon.png Cryptic Benefactor Royaldispensation icon.png Royal Dispensation
Villainy Taleofterror icon.png Tale of Terror Unaccountablypeckish icon.png Savage Secret Unlicensedchart icon.png Unlicensed Chart Crimsonpromise icon.png Crimson Promise
Passenger Genericcharacter icon.png A gaggle of Psalmists
Boot icon.png A Workworld Runaway
Well purple icon.png Abstemious Devil
Amenablehost icon.png Amenable Host
Genericcharacter icon.png Bedevilled Didact
Veils icon.png Counsellor's Daughter
Genericcharacter icon.png Empyrean Hostage
Clock icon.png Fastidious Inspector
Genericcharacter icon.png Grumbling Dead
Book icon.png Illuminated Archivist
Maskedcitizen icon.png Masked Citizen
Camera icon.png Mme. Lumière
Well purple icon.png Patchwork Devil
Wreckgeneric icon.png Percy Blythe
Genericcharacter icon.png Plucky Baroness
Telescope icon.png Royal Astronomer
Genericcharacter icon.png Rubbery Passenger
Circus icon.png Runaway Acrobat
Genericcharacter icon.png Settler
Genericcharacter icon.png Short-Sighted Cryptozoologist
Genericcharacter icon.png Sky-Maddened Captain
Canningequipment icon.png 'Spatchcocker' Meg
Genericcharacter icon.png The Audacious Servitor
Crew icon.png The Crew of the Boatman
Genericcharacter icon.png The Half-Glass Empty
Terror icon.png The Navigator's Friend
CrateofNostalgicCrockery icon.png The Pernickety Factor
Favour Boot icon.png The Tacketies' Gratitude
Stovepipe icon.png The Windward Company's Gratitude
Mirrors icon.png The Ministry's Gratitude
Iron icon.png The New Street Line's Gratitude
Parsimoniouschairman icon.png The Parsimonious Chairman's Delight
Royalsociety icon.png The Royal Society's Gratitude
Hearts icon.png The Gratitude of the Embassy of Albion
Devilshell icon.png The Porphyry Court's Gratitude
Heirloom Heirloomwealth icon.png A Token of Vast Wealth Heirloomsongofthesky icon.png The Song of the Sky Dyingstar icon.png A Terrible Secret Martyrkingscup icon.png The Martyr-Kings Cup
Miscellaneous Verdantseeds icon.png Blue Kingdom Snuff
Choristernectar icon.png Caged Chorister Bee
Bloody icon.png Captive Guests
London icon.png Contraband: Albion
Lantern icon.png Eleutherian Mystery
Hull icon.png Experimental Modifications
Loveletter icon.png Invitation to Perdurance
Pastunlikelyhaul icon.png Previously Impounded Goods
Loveletter icon.png Scrap of Ancient Knowledge
Hearts icon.png Ticket for the New Street Line
Clockworksun icon.png Well-Intentioned Package
Loveletter icon.png New Somerset Hunting Club Membership
Knifehand icon.png Cantankeri Trophy
Knifehand icon.png Chorister Bee Trophy
Knifehand icon.png Scrive-Spinster Trophy
Lantern icon.png Charred Empyrean Nameplate
Fire icon.png Charred Stovepipe Nameplate
Portgeneric icon.png Mangled Tackety Nameplate
Locomotive icon.png Plaque from a Douser Engine
Ministryliterature icon.png Reach-Albion Transit Permit
Unlicensedchart icon.png Reach-Eleutheria Transit Permit
Reach icon.png Reach-Blue Kingdom Transit Permit
Discovery Iron icon.png The Rite of Wrongs Bloody icon.png The Rite of the Rack Veils icon.png The Rite of Raving Unaccountablypeckish icon.png The Rite of Wedlock
The Reach BarrelofUnseasonedHours icon.png Ambiguous Shard
Lustrum icon.png A Claim on the Mountain
Affiliationacadame icon.png Map of the Reserve Loveletter icon.png The New Somerset Hunting Club Sovereigns icon.png Tickets to the Circus
Albion Loveletter icon.png A New Bill
Loveletter icon.png The Dignity of Albion Bill
Iron icon.png The Will of the People
Secretary icon.png Cabinet Secretary's Diary
Taleofterror icon.png Favour Bestowed
Key icon.png Key to the House of Lords
Key icon.png Key to the Victoria Tower
Telescope icon.png Royal Astronomer's Report
Eleutheria Houseofrodsandchains icon.png The Seal of Mr Barleycorn
Houseofrodsandchains icon.png The Seal of Mr Menagerie
Houseofrodsandchains icon.png The Seal of Mr Pennies
Houseofrodsandchains icon.png The Seal of Mr Pipes
Houseofrodsandchains icon.png The Broken Seal of Mr Menagerie
Houseofrodsandchains icon.png The Broken Seal of Mr Pennies
Houseofrodsandchains icon.png The Broken Seal of Mr Pipes
Amberblue icon.png Chunk of Blue Amber
Ambergreen icon.png Chunk of Green Amber
Amberred icon.png Chunk of Red Amber
Amber icon.png Chunk of Golden Amber
Amberbeige icon.png Chunk of Soft Amber
The Blue Kingdom Affiliationestablishment icon.png Aspect of Dominion
Bloody icon.png Aspect of Incarnadine
Clock icon.png Aspect of the Hourglass
Bronzewood icon.png Aspect of Verdance
Visionoftheheavens icon.png Indulgence
Hearts icon.png The Absence of a Heart
Terror icon.png The Corpse of a Priest
Uncannyspecimen icon.png The Mesmeric Orator
Book icon.png Litigator: the Cowled Loquacitor
Devilshell icon.png Litigator: the Embittered Devil
Terror icon.png Litigator: the Nameless Spirit
Book icon.png Volume of Notes on the Blue Kingdom
Terror icon.png Testament of Salt
Selectionofimmaculatesouls icon.png Testament of Roses
Originpoet icon.png Testament of the Feather
Stainedglass icon.png The Lost Love
Uncannyspecimen icon.png The Lost Love's Voice
Port Reports Carillon icon.png Report: Carillon
Hybras icon.png Report: Hybras
Lustrum icon.png Report: Lustrum
Magdalenes icon.png Report: Magdalene's
Circus icon.png Report: Polmear & Plenty's Inconceivable Circus
Portavon icon.png Report: Port Avon
Portprosper icon.png Report: Prosper
Naturereserve icon.png Report: The Leadbeater & Stainrod Nature Reserve
Titania icon.png Report: Titania
Traitorswood icon.png Report: Traitor's Wood
Avidhorizon icon.png Report: Avid Horizon
Brabazon icon.png Report: Brabazon Workworld
Serenemausoleum icon.png Report: Most Serene Mausoleum
Perdurance icon.png Report: Perdurance
Royalsociety icon.png Report: Royal Society
Clockworksun icon.png Report: The Clockwork Sun
Floatingparliament icon.png Report: The Floating Parliament
Worlebury icon.png Report: Worlebury-juxta-Mare
Achlys icon.png Report: Achlys
Caduceus icon.png Report: Caduceus
Eaglesempyrean icon.png Report: Eagle's Empyrean
Langleyhall icon.png Report: Langley Hall
Piranesi icon.png Report: Piranesi
Houseofrodsandchains icon.png Report: The House of Rods and Chains
Book icon.png Report: An Invented Monument
Deathsdoorstep icon.png Report: Death's Door
Forgeofsouls icon.png Report: The Forge of Souls
Whitewell icon.png Report: The White Well
Ambition Book icon.png The Chamberlain's Journal
Other Sigil1 icon.png To Become Fire Rather Than Be Burned
Sigil2 icon.png The Pain Experienced at Apogee
Sigil3 icon.png The Improbable Collusion of Two Unrelated Perils
Sigil4 icon.png Two Futures, Endlessly Circling
Sigil5 icon.png The Revelation That Uncertainty is Itself an Answer
Sigil6 icon.png The Imagined Contents of a Span of Time Between When an Event was Supposed to Occur, and When it Finally Did
Sigil7 icon.png A Mistake, Forged into a Triumph
Sigil8 icon.png To Assemble a Name from Scars
Sigil9 icon.png A Commingling of Radiances
Sigil10 icon.png The Conquest of an All-Too-Familiar Rival
Sigil11 icon.png The Final Moment of Acceleration
Sigil12 icon.png One Fateful Event that Depends on Countless Others
Sigil13 icon.png An Exchange of Burdens
Sigil14 icon.png Writ Upon the Heavens
Sigil15 icon.png The Wound That Saves Your Life
Sigil16 icon.png The Erroneous Assumption That There Will Be a Tomorrow
Sigil17 icon.png An Elaborate But Fragile Artifice
Sigil18 icon.png An Old Orbit, Fondly Remembered
Blackbox icon.png Black Box
Smuggling icon.png Contraband
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