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SS fish bluegaz.png
Category Random Event
Type Explore
Linked to SS Locations Aestival.png Aestival

SS generic portgaz.png Mangrove College

SS Locations Mutton Island.png Mutton Island
Data ID 146920

Beachcombing is a Sunless Sea Explore Random Event.

Trigger conditions[]

Beachcombing can be triggered in SS Locations Aestival.png Aestival, in SS generic portgaz.png Mangrove College and in SS Locations Mutton Island.png Mutton Island by doing the following:

Location Requirements

Event description[]

Take a stroll along the beach. Perhaps the zee has brought you something.


Actions Requirements Effects Notes

A smooth dark surface.

A wooden horse

It was a child's toy once. Someone inscribed their name on it, and a string of numbers. Ciphers?

Rare event (50%)
A horrid carving

Someone shaped this into a devil-mask, and then threw it in the sea. When you look at it, it's easy to see why. Brrr.

Something glinting

Just bottle-glass?

Just bottle-glass

...but there's a message in the bottle. A page from a journal! The writer has described a debauched afternoon in thrilling detail. Who threw this in the sea? Was it some botched attempt at blackmail, or a love affair gone sour?

Rare event (50%)
A tangle of seaweed and pearls

The stories there are about drowning-pearls! They've never seen the inside of an oyster. Place one under your tongue, and you can name the date of your own death. Don't place one under your tongue, because they're the transformed eyes of zailors lost at sea. Stories aside, they'll fetch a good price.

Something softly shining... A bottled soul?

It's a soul, all right, but behind the glass, its pale face is oddly serene, and its light is remarkably bright. There's something different about this one.

A nasty glob of goo

It lies on the shingle like a discarded heart.

Scoop it up

Wrap it in a cloth and carry it cautiously back to the ship. Perhaps it contains something less disgusting.

The remnants of a shipwreck!

What's washed up here?

Boxes of biscuits

Murgatroyd's Fungal Crackers! An awful lot of them. One must hope that you enjoy Fungal Crackers, or have an extremely hungry parrot.

Rare event (50%)
Drums of fuel

Stamped with the marks of the Royal Navy. Some naval picket met its end out here. Well: you can find a use for it.

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