Uses and History
Dirt's properties of grounding and securing the plant life of the natural world allowed it to lend protective properties to necromantic spells which employed it. It was also utilized in the creation of golems, which were formed from elemental earth.
Dirt and soil occasionally feature in the magical traditions of Earth, particularly in Afro-Caribbean traditions, which frequently make use of graveyard dust in hoodoo and the manufacture of grisgris.
|“|| The plant grows from the womb of the land, its roots deeply embedded in the safety of soil.|
|Britannian||Black Pearl ☥ Blood Moss ☥ Garlic ☥ Ginseng ☥ Mandrake Root ☥ Nightshade ☥ Spider Silk ☥ Sulfurous Ash|
|Serpent Isle Reagents|
|Serpent Isle (SI)||Blood Spawn ☥ Serpent Scales ☥ Worm Heart|
|Necromancy (VIII)||Blackmoor ☥ Blood ☥ Bone ☥ Dirt ☥ Executioner's Hood ☥ Wood|
|Sorcery (VIII)||Brimstone ☥ Daemon Bones ☥ Obsidian ☥ Pig Iron ☥ Pumice ☥ Volcanic Ash|
|Thaumaturgy (VIII)||Bat Wing ☥ Dragon Blood ☥ Eye of Newt ☥ Serpent Scales|
|Alchemy (UO)||Luminescent Fungi ☥ Captured Essence ☥ Parasitic Plants ☥ Egg|
|Mysticism (UO)||Bone ☥ Dragon Blood ☥ Daemon Bones ☥ Fertile Dirt|
|Necromancy (UO)||Bat Wing ☥ Daemon Blood ☥ Grave Dust ☥ Nox Crystal ☥ Pig Iron|
|Shamanism (SE)||Chocolatl ☥ Pinde ☥ Yopo|
|Spellweaving (UO)||Arcane Focus|