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Salvage Techniques

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Salvage Techniques is a skill which allows you to recover a certain percentage of the base cost of a building when you tear it down. In previous Tellings, it followed a 'diminishing returns' pattern, with some variance for each material. For example, in Tale 3, it worked as follows:

  • Level 1 - 40%
  • Level 2 - 60%
  • Level 3 - 75%
  • Level 4 - 80%
  • Level 5 - 85%
  • Level 6 - 90%
  • Level 7 - 95%

Salvage Techniques will NOT recover materials from Compounds which are torn down, nor from buildings which are too far degraded to use.

Not all level requirements for this skill are known, but a player can learn another rank in this skill from any school they have not already learned from, provided they meet the requisite character level.


Available at level 1, 4, 7, 14, 21, 28, 35

School of Architecture

School of Art and Music

School of Body

School of Harmony

School of Leadership

School of Thought

School of Worship