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Test of the Humble Priests

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  Test of the  
Humble Priests
Discipline
Requirements
Principles
  • Candle on the Left Pillar of an Altar
  • Candle of the Right Pillar
  • Small Diamond on the Left Focus
  • Water on the Right Focus
  • Light the Left Candle
  • Light the Right Candle
  • Meditate, with all steps having been done in order
  • Join or form a Devotional Group
Demonstration
  • Demonstrated by ?? in ?? on ??.


Humble yourself before five of twelve Gods. The faithful will not choose their gods - rather, the gods will choose them. Begin by performing a Ritual of Humility, by yourself, at a common altar. Place candles on the left and right pillars, signifying enlightenment. Place a small diamond on the left focus to provide clarity, and a jug of water on the right focus, showing purity of spirit. Light the candles in the order placed. Further instruction will come to those enlightened. - UWorship Test description


You have to at least level 17 for the Test of the Humble Priests. Visit any UWorship and sign up for the test, then collect two candles, a small diamond, one water in jugs and head to a nearby altar to determine which gods you'll need to satisfy.

Determining Your Gods

Stand behind the altar and look toward it so that your right and left are the same as the altar's right and left.

  1. Place a candle on the left pillar
  2. Place a candle on the right pillar
  3. Place a small diamond on the left focus (plate in left hand of statue)
  4. Place a water in jugs on the right focus (plate in right hand of statue)
  5. Light the left pillar candle
  6. Light the right pillar candle
  7. Meditate 

If you did the ritual correctly, you'll get a vision telling you which five gods you need to please. Otherwise, you can remove the items from the altar, meditate to clear the altar and then try the ritual again. The gods don't change if you redo the ritual. Once the ritual is complete, you can check the assigned gods via Tests->Test of the Humble Priests->Show My Progress. Note: The ritual will consume both candles.

Forming a Devotional Group

Devotional Groups require five players that have been assigned the same god. Players who already completed the test or a devotional group for a specific god can redo the groups to help other players.

Once you assemble a group of five players, one person should form the group via Tests->Test of the Humble Priests->Form a Devotional Group. Each of the other four players then have to click on the first player and ask to join the group. You are each assigned a priest number in the order that you joined.

Once the group is complete, all five players will receive popups with slightly different instructions. Use the clipboard button to record the instructions as the popups windows will eventually auto close.

The first section of each popup is identical for all five priests and just lists the steps for the ritual. The second section starts with "special instructions here" and differs from priest to priest.

Each god requires slightly different items for their ritual but all humble priest groups will need incense and moss.

The specific type of incense and moss, as well as the emote sequence and blessing of humility, is determined by the priest (priest 1) who formed the devotional group. If the popup instructions require incense or moss that is unavailable, then disband the group and have a different player form a new group. There is no harm or time limit to disbanding and forming humble priest groups so many different players can test their requirements one after the other. If you get stuck, use the link at the bottom of this page to look for 'easy priests'.


Performing the Ritual

Each priest performs specific steps. Once you have determined who will be priest one and have the moss, incense and other items needed for the ritual, then you should decide which priests will do the other steps and have them join the group in the proper order. Travel to a humble priest altar for you god and verify that there is an incense burner at the altar.

Priest One
Priest One forms the group. Once the group is assembled and all materials are collected, wait until all five priests are within a few steps of the altar, then click on the altar and light the flame of humility. Next light the incense. It is not necessary to get a whiff of the incense before moving to the next task.

Incense has five attributes: quality, adjective, positive stat, negative stat, and scent. The gods will give you a requirement for three of these attributes - the other two attributes can be anything (e.g. a requirement of "Quality 245+, speed enhancing, giddy feeling" would be fulfilled by an incense of 300 quality, clove scent, giddy feeling, speed enhancing, forgetfulness inducing). Moss similarly can have multiple stats (dry, fuzzy, slimy, reticulated, etc.), but the Gods only require two specific ones - any extra attributes are fine.

Finally, click on the altar and make your sacrifice. The items you sacrifice will be consumed and "sacrificial ashes" will show up in your inventory. Hand these ashes to priest two.

Priest Two
Priest two waits until they receive the sacrificial ashes from the first priest and then travels to a nearby common altar to perform a ceremony. There's no time limit for performing a ceremony but it's quicker if you visit the altar before the groups starts and set waypoints. Travel via waypoints, expedition points or spousewarp won't affect the ceremony.

Once priest two is at the altar, stand behind it and face toward it so that your right side is the same as the statue's right side. Then place a candle on the left pillar followed by a candle on the right pillar. Next put item one (see chart below) on the left foci followed by item two on the right foci. Then light the right candle followed by the left candle. Note that you are lighting the candles in reverse order of how you placed them. Once both candles are light, click on the common altar and sprinkle the sacrificial ashes on it. Then extinguish the right candle followed by the left candle. Finally, meditate on the altar.

If you did the ceremony correctly, you'll get a small popup window giving you a vision of five priests at an altar. You can now safely remove the items from the focus and return to the group. If you made any mistakes, you won't get the vision and you'll have to retrieve the items from the altar, meditate on it to clear it, then travel back to the group and start all over again.

Priest Three
When the group was first formed, the third priest should have received special instructions listing five emotes to be done in a specific order. The five emotes are 'Command me from Heaven', 'Take my Blood', 'Show me mercy', 'Enter my Soul', 'Share my Joy' but the order they need to be done will vary based on the first priest.

Priest three has to wait until priest two returns from the ceremony at the common altar. Then you have to perform the five emotes (via self->Emote) in the correct order. If the emotes are done in the wrong order or if any of the other priests do any emotes, the group will fail and have to reform and start over.

Priest Four
Priest four has to wait until priest three finishes all his or her emotes, then travel to a location satisfying the specific god (see table below) and crumble the moss (via Tests->Tests of the Humble Priest->Crumble Moss). If you crumble the moss at the wrong location or crumble more than one moss, the group will fail and have to start over. It's important for priest four to check their inventory prior to crumbling the moss. If they crumble the moss correctly, the amount of moss in inventory will decrease by one. Do not crumble a second moss.

Priest Five
Priest five has to wait until priest four returns from crumbling the moss, then performs the blessing of humility (via Tests->Test of the Humble Priest->Recite a Blessing of Humility).

The blessing is made up of phrases given to the other priests in the special instructions section of their popups and has to be assembled from those phrases. The other priests will be told the blessing "should contain at least one of these phrases" (followed by one or more phrases) and "will be insulted by these phrases" (followed by one or more phrases). Only pick one phrase from each priest and verify that the phrase is not included in the insult section. The combined blessing should be copied so that it can be pasted during the ceremony. It's a good idea to work out the blessing prior to starting the ceremony and paste it into main so the other priests can all confirm it. Do not add any punctuation to the blessing. Capitalization doesn't matter.

End of Ritual

If you performed the entire ritual correctly, you'll get a popup indicating success. If you fail at any step, you'll get a popup that the god wasn't pleased. This means you'll have to reform the group and start again. Each try will use up one incense and may also use one sacrificial item, one moss, and two candles (if you got that far). It's a good idea to bring several of each to a ritual ceremony.

When you have completed a devotion to all five of your Gods, you may seek the blessing of one of those Gods. This choice can only be made once and cannot be changed. When a God has blessed you, you have the power to bless another person, once per day.

Attribute modifications seem to stack with grilled fish, incense, and tower bonuses, and last about 1 hour.


Table of Gods

Some parts of the devotion are always the same for a god - the sacrifice and the Ritual of Humility. Incense, moss, and the Blessing of Humility required are dependent on the first priest.

God Sacrificial Item Left foci Right foci Where the moss should be crumbled Test Reward Blessings
Amun 49 Onions Gold Silver On or by a citizen that has not passed any initiations +3 focus, one extra veggie seed per blessing
Geb 7 flint Silt Clay On dirt +3 speed
Hathor 1 wine (10%+ alc) Female rabbit Hen Near a Ceremonial Tasting Table No stat increase, 10 glasses per bottle of wine
Heket 7 tadpole Egg Tadpole Near a wild-growing mushroom x2 shroom harvest
Maat 1 Ibis feather Camel milk Honey Voting booth +3 perception
Nut 7 Star Medium Diamond Medium Sapphire On top of a Mountain Creates a Night Emitter which turns day into night for a limited time only (60-90 minutes?)
Ptah 7 jug Charcoal Copper Wire On Clay +3 str, gather 2 clay per click/water (also gives two flint on flint spots)
Set 7 glass rod Cactus sap Sand spore By a pyramid +1 foc and a one time Push of all limestone blocks within ~10 coords
Sobek 7 abdju fish Leather Iron While riding a ferry +3 dex
Tayet 7 clay lamp Canvas Linen On grass near water +3 end, half weave time
Tefnut 7 salt Water in jug Pepper seed Aqueduct +3 con
Thoth 7 papy seed Papy paper Ink Nile bank where papyrus can be grown unknown

Tips for Devotions

Checklist of things to do before starting:

  • Choose a Humble Priest altar near any other requirements, if possible (e.g. water you can ferry across for Sobek).
  • Check that there is a Windproof Incense Burner at the Humble Priest altar and that it is publicly usable (many of them have them already).
  • Locate a common altar for Priest 2.
    • Priest 2 might want to set a nav point there. (Consider clearing the common altar before the ceremony just in case.)
  • Gather your materials (enough for several attempts in case things go wrong):
    • Incense (each attempt uses one)
    • Moss (each attempt uses one)
    • Foci materials for your god (reusable - see chart above)
    • Candles (each attempt uses two)
    • Sacrifice materials (see chart above)
  • Arrange a means of coordinating between the priests - you need to tell one another when you're done on a particular part of the ritual.

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