Observation, intelligence, deduction
||The Watchful quality determines your observational ability.
Storylets in in Ladybones Road, The Forgotten Quarter and The University exercise this quality. Also, certain Opportunity cards give Watchful challenges.
Watchful is one of the attributes (with Persuasive) for the Heart's Desire Ambition. It is also one of the attributes (with Dangerous) for the Nemesis Ambition. It is also one of the attributes (with Dangerous) for the Bag a Legend Ambition.
If you fail a Watchful challenge, you will get a second chance if you have a Sudden Insight or a Listening Candle.
||…but you used up a Sudden Insight to get a second chance!
||…but you used up a Listening Candle to get a second chance!
When you get a second chance, you can choose between any of the options for that storylet and you need not select the same option. (If you do not choose an option, you will lose the Sudden Insight or Listening Candle.)
Most challenges unlocked with a Watchful Quality of 33 and higher raise your Nightmares by 1 change point if you fail. This text will appear when failing an action raises Nightmares.
Now you're reaching higher levels, failures at Watchful challenges will often increase your Nightmares. There are many ways to reduce Nightmares, including a social action when it rises high enough.
||You've gained a new quality: Nightmares at 1 - Wary.
Nightmares is increasing…
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