What Is Sciomancy?

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Sciomancy (or Sciamancy) is divination by observing the size, shapes and changing appearance of shadows or ghosts (shadows of the dead). When sciomancy pertains to ghosts, it is a form of necromancy (summoning the spirit of a deceased person for divination).

According to legend, projecting a headless shadow or no shadow at all meant the person would lose their life within the course of the current year.

Mumbo-jumbo-meter: 9/10 (for ghosts); 10/10 (for shadows).
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A list of divination techniques