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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.
15th Dec '16 2:03:44 PM ThemJohns
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* One of the new [[JobSystem jobs]] in ''VideoGame/BravelySecond'' is Catmancer ([[{{Pun}} Nekomancer]] in Japanese). They have the power to use enemy skills. By eating cat food.
23rd Nov '16 6:30:27 PM Malady
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* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'': Hino Rei uses Pyromancy, which is termed fire-reading, but is the same thing. Scrying by fire.



* ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi'': As a crossover with ''Franchise/SailorMoon'', Hino Rei can look into Adushul with her pyromancy.
** ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperOfLoveAndJustice'': As a RecursiveFanfic of Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi, Hino Rei keeps her pyromancy.

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* ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi'': As a crossover ''FanFic/ElementalsOfHarmony'':
** Pumpkin Cake is an ontolomancer. By altering the moment of OntologicalInertia, she can make intangible concepts "real enough to sit on", render herself [[PerceptionFilter totally unnoticable]], and undo spells by subjecting them to gradual existence failure.
** Laughter magic is also called thaliamancy, named after TheMuse of comedy. It's explicitly described as not making sense.
** At high enough levels, honesty magic, or alethiomancy, is inherently incompatible
with ''Franchise/SailorMoon'', Hino Rei can look into Adushul with her pyromancy.
** ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperOfLoveAndJustice'': As a RecursiveFanfic
fiction, which is ultimately an elaborate form of Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi, Hino Rei keeps her pyromancy.lying. In one blog entry, [=FanOfMostEverything=] wonders if this is the reason behind the "Applejack is best background pony" meme.
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