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10th Jun '17 5:54:01 PM Rhodes7
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* ''Literature/MagicExLibris'' gives us ''librio''mancy, the magic of pulling fictional items from books.
5th Jun '17 11:03:40 AM psionycx
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Aeon}}'' does this pretty heavily with psionic powers. In particular with the aptitudes Biokinesis, Electrokinesis, Quantakinesis and Vitakinesis, along with sub-categories such as Cryokinesis, Photokinesis, Pyrokinesis and Technokinesis.
26th Apr '17 6:44:01 PM Shishkahuben
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** Early on, Necromancer was a starting class with high Magic. However, the game lacks any necromancy available to the player and later abolished the class system. It's now unlikely that the player will ever be able to use necromancy.

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** Early on, Necromancer was a starting class with high Magic. However, the game lacks any necromancy available to the player and Magic, though this was later abolished as well as the class system. It's now unlikely A RetCon established that the player will ever be able prayers used by all players is a form of necromancy, which involves communing with the afterlife to use necromancy.seek the assistance of its residents.
25th Apr '17 2:25:57 PM WillKeaton
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* VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} III throws out centaur pyromancers, geomancers, and more.
** VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft takes this to new levels with '''Dinomancers'''. Yep, they are trolls who can control and transform into dinosaurs.

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* VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} III ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} III'' throws out centaur pyromancers, geomancers, and more.
** VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' takes this to new levels with '''Dinomancers'''. Yep, they are trolls who can control and transform into dinosaurs.
25th Apr '17 2:24:19 PM WillKeaton
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* Bibliomancy, or ''tal'', is used in 'Literature/MichaelStrogoff'' [[spoiler:as a means to decide of the punishment of the titular character for spying for UsefulNotes/ImperialRussia]].

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* Bibliomancy, or ''tal'', is used in 'Literature/MichaelStrogoff'' ''Literature/MichaelStrogoff'' [[spoiler:as a means to decide of the punishment of the titular character for spying for UsefulNotes/ImperialRussia]].
25th Apr '17 2:16:36 PM WillKeaton
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* In the "Divination" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'', the four contestants were invited to predict their scores by various methods of divination. [[ButtMonkey Alan Davies]] was invited to use [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumpology Pygomancy]]. Alan got the last laugh, however, by "vanishing" from the set (he wanted to watch his football team, Arsenal, play in the finals). It was the only episode of ''Q.I.'' in which he was not a panelist.

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* In the "Divination" episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'', the four contestants were invited to predict their scores by various methods of divination. [[ButtMonkey Alan Davies]] was invited to use [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumpology Pygomancy]]. Pygomancy.]] Alan got the last laugh, however, by "vanishing" from the set (he wanted to watch his football team, Arsenal, play in the finals). It was the only episode of ''Q.I.'' in which he was not a panelist.
25th Apr '17 9:29:46 AM WillKeaton
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* '''Causimomancy:''' Making predictions based on observing items burn (or not burn) when placed in a fire.

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* '''Causimomancy:''' Making predictions based on observing how items burn (or not don't burn) when placed in a fire.
17th Mar '17 7:19:29 PM nombretomado
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* Averted in the NasuVerse, where the general term for that thing magi do is "Thaumaturgy", or miracle working (derived from an eponymous RealLife term). As the name implies, the aim of Thaumaturgy is to replicate or reproduce "miracles" or "true magic".

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* Averted in the NasuVerse, {{Franchise/Nasuverse}}, where the general term for that thing magi do is "Thaumaturgy", or miracle working (derived from an eponymous RealLife term). As the name implies, the aim of Thaumaturgy is to replicate or reproduce "miracles" or "true magic".
22nd Feb '17 3:15:26 AM Kakai
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* ''Literature/TheWitchlands'' calls all its varieties of magic users Somethingwitches (Plantwitches, Airwitches, Silkwitches etc.), and all the varieties of magic Somethingwitchery, with witch and witchery being the catch-all terms.
19th Feb '17 12:28:11 PM Derkhan
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* In the ''Literature/DreambloodDuology'', Narcomancy, a magic of sleep and dreams. The dreams of Hanaja's faithful can be harvested by her priests and in turn used to do all sorts of things like healing. Gatherers can use it to send people on their last journey to [[DreamLand Ina-Karekh]] and to harvest [[FantasticDrug dreamblood]] from their final dreams.
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