There is a collective subconscious in Avalon - as any wielder of the magic arts or practitioner of martialism or stealth or shape-form changing will attest. There is also a collective memory available to the individual though it is hidden behind the veil of habit and convention and ego. There are a few ways into this archive of a thousand great minds: there is an arcana, there are certain oracles in the land whose minds are attuned to act as mediums, but most accessibly there are trinkets in the Old Curiosity Shop like the cup of knowledge (see TRINKET CUP1177 and PRICE CUP1177).
Syntax: SIP CUP####.
This command takes a quick sip and then lets you type INSIGHT <knowledge word> with the word selected from the index below. Cups are currently giving 6 sips.
Syntax: INSIGHTS to see the insights possible then INSIGHT <specific insight>.
Shows you all the knowledge words you can use after a SIP, each of which details a cure or defence or counter or affliction or method in all its detail. Remember: ten per cup.
See HELP SHOPPING and HELP TRINKETS for info about the cup of knowledge from the old curiosity shop; the source of inspiration that gives access to the precious information contained within each individual insight.