Grinding

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Grind or Grinding is an action performed by pressing the appropriate button when available.

Grinding is an action that modifies an item using a MindIcon GraniteGrinder.pngGranite Grinder.

Grinding makes items more potent and increases the benefits given by using the item. Only certain items can be ground.

Learning specific neurons increases your grinding abilities.

Mechanics[edit | edit source]

You have to have the item to grind in one hand and a Granite Grinder in the other for the Alter action to appear. You may have to Switch Hands hands for this action to appear.

You then have to press the appropriate button at the correct time for the grinding action to be successful. If you are unsuccessful, two things can happen: either you don't apply enough force and the item remains unchanged or you apply too much force and the item is destroyed.

Items to Grind[edit | edit source]

Item Action Item Result
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon AfricanBlueRoundheadFungus.png African Blue Roundhead Fungus SenseIcon BlueRoundheadFungusPaste grind.png Blue Roundhead Fungus Paste
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon AfricanEntomopathogenicFungus.png African Entomopathogenic Fungus SenseIcon EntomopathogenicFungusPaste grind.png Entomopathogenic Fungus Paste
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon AfricanTurmeric.png African Turmeric SenseIcon AfricanTurmeric grind.png Turmeric Paste
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon AloeLeaf.png Aloe Leaf SenseIcon AloeSap grind.png Aloe Sap Paste
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon AloeSap.png Aloe Sap SenseIcon AloeSap grind.png Aloe Sap Paste
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon Horsetail.png Horsetail SenseIcon HorsetailPaste grind.png Horsetail Paste
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon HorsetailLeaves.png Horsetail Leaves SenseIcon HorsetailPaste grind.png Horsetail Paste
MindIcon GraniteGrinder.png Granite Grinder Grind ico 128.png Grinding SenseIcon Khat.png Khat SenseIcon Khat grind.png Grinded Khat

Neurons[edit | edit source]

The following neurons impact grinding.

Image Neuron Neuronal Branch Genetic
Mutation?
Description
Dexterity - Applied Force - DE 06.png Applied Force (DE 06) Dexterity No The success rate of all alteration modes is increased.

TAP (button) to switch an item from one hand to the other. HOLD (button) to take position to alter, then follow the steps proposed by the Contextual UI, with your bare hands or with a tool.
Dexterity - Controlling Strength - AL 01.png Controlling Strength (AL 01) Dexterity No The success rate of an alteration using a tool is increased.

TAP (button) to switch an item from one hand to the other. HOLD (button) to take position to alter, then follow the steps proposed by the Contextual UI, with a tool in right hand.
Dexterity - Controlling Strength - AL 02.png Controlling Strength (AL 02) Dexterity No The success rate of an alteration using a tool is increased.

TAP (button) to switch an item from one hand to the other. HOLD (button) to take position to alter, then follow the steps proposed by the Contextual UI, with a tool in right hand.
Dexterity - Controlling Strength - AL 03.png Controlling Strength (AL 03) Dexterity No The success rate of an alteration using a tool is increased.

TAP (button) to switch an item from one hand to the other. HOLD (button) to take position to alter, then follow the steps proposed by the Contextual UI, with a tool in right hand.
Dexterity - Fine Motor Skill - AL 07.png Fine Motor Skill (AL 07) Dexterity No The success rate of all alteration modes is increased.

TAP (button) to switch an item from one hand to the other. HOLD (button) to take position to alter, then follow the steps proposed by the Contextual UI, with a tool in right hand or bare hand.