Literacy provides races with the ability to reduce their language to writing. The elves were gifted with literacy, and it is in high demand, both for the obvious reasons of its efficiency as a communication and information storage tool, but especially because of the role it takes in storing magic.

Literacy is used by humans, bugbears, couatl, dwarves, gnomes, goblins, kender, kobolds, lycanthropes, minotaurs, myconids, naga, ogres, and thri-kreen.

Combined with magic, literacy allows the creation of magic scrolls.

Combined with navigation, literacy allows mapmaking.


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