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What is a sphere? This doesn't offer a very good explanation. If I knew what it was, I'd add it myself.--Rusty Mcloon 01:19, 17 May 2008 (EDT)

Here is the original thread where this info was copied from: about spheres--Albedo 20:27, 28 August 2009 (UTC)
A sphere is a ball-shaped object foo :P unsigned comment by [[User:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]
Really, it's just a spiritual concept/idea/etc that the "religion" revolves around. revolving --> planets, which are (sorta) spherical. In other games spheres usually refer to your magic discipline, whether you had fire spells, zombie spells or the like. Least that's what my current definition is --Frostedfire 03:19, 17 May 2008 (EDT)
Take your pick
Has this a real effect on gameplay ? Timst 16:35, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
I imagine it would have an affect on who can be friendly with who. A worshiper of the god of death probably wouldn't be friendly with a worshiper of a god of fertility, or something like that. I don't know what the exactly friendships are, but I think that when religion plays a bigger role in the game, the spheres will dictate relationships between the religious factions. --StrawberryBunny 22:56, 9 August 2008 (EDT)
once the army arc is complete, yes!--Eerr 02:04, 10 August 2008 (EDT)

Spheres are not only associated with other spheres, but they are also associated with various language Symbols (e.g. for use in assigning names). Nearly every sphere culls the DOMESTIC + SUBORDINATE + UNTOWARD + NEGATIVE + UGLY + NEGATOR + EVIL + DEATH + VIOLENT symbols, though there are a few exceptions. --Quietust (talk) 03:47, 22 August 2021 (UTC)

  • AGRICULTURE -> NATURE, FOOD
  • ANIMALS -> NATURE, PRIMITIVE
  • ART -> FLOWERY, THOUGHT
  • BALANCE -> BALANCE
  • BEAUTY -> FLOWERY
  • BIRTH -> NEW
  • BLIGHT -> UGLY, DEATH
  • BOUNDARIES -> BOUNDARY
  • CAVERNS -> NAME_CAVE
  • CHAOS -> VIOLENT, WILD
  • CHARITY -> GOOD
  • CHILDREN -> NEW
  • COASTS -> AQUATIC
  • CONSOLATION -> PEACE, GOOD
  • COURAGE -> ASSERTIVE
  • CRAFTS -> ARTIFICE
  • CREATION -> NEW
  • DANCE -> FLOWERY, DANCE
  • DARKNESS -> MYSTERY, DARKNESS
  • DAWN -> NEW, COLOR, LIGHT
  • DAY -> LIGHT
  • DEATH -> DEATH
  • DEFORMITY -> UGLY
  • DEPRAVITY -> EVIL, UGLY, WILD, UNTOWARD
  • DISCIPLINE -> LEADER, ORDER
  • DISEASE -> DEATH, UGLY
  • DREAMS -> MYSTERY
  • DUSK -> MYSTERY, DARKNESS
  • DUTY -> LEADER
  • EARTH -> EARTH
  • FAMILY -> FAMILY, DOMESTIC
  • FAME -> LEADER, ASSERTIVE
  • FATE -> MYSTERY, MYTHIC
  • FERTILITY -> NEW
  • FESTIVALS -> FESTIVAL, DOMESTIC
  • FIRE -> FIRE
  • FISH -> NATURE, AQUATIC
  • FISHING -> NATURE, AQUATIC
  • FOOD -> FOOD, does not cull DOMESTIC
  • FORGIVENESS -> GOOD
  • FORTRESSES -> PROTECT
  • FREEDOM -> FREEDOM
  • GAMBLING -> GAMES, LUCK, WEALTH
  • GAMES -> GAMES
  • GENEROSITY -> GOOD
  • HAPPINESS -> GOOD
  • HEALING -> PEACE, GOOD
  • HOSPITALITY -> PEACE, DOMESTIC, GOOD
  • HUNTING -> NATURE, PRIMITIVE, WILD
  • INSPIRATION -> THOUGHT
  • JEALOUSY -> EVIL, SUBORDINATE
  • JEWELS -> COLOR, EARTH
  • JUSTICE -> PROTECT, GOOD
  • LABOR -> DOMESTIC, ARTIFICE
  • LAKES -> AQUATIC, NAME_LAKE
  • LAWS -> PROTECT, RESTRAIN, ORDER
  • LIES -> EVIL, MYSTERY
  • LIGHT -> COLOR, LIGHT
  • LIGHTNING -> ASSERTIVE, WILD, LIGHT
  • LONGEVITY -> OLD
  • LOVE -> FLOWERY, ROMANTIC
  • LOYALTY -> PROTECT, GOOD
  • LUCK -> LUCK
  • LUST -> PRIMITIVE, ROMANTIC
  • MARRIAGE -> FLOWERY, ROMANTIC
  • MERCY -> GOOD, PROTECT
  • METALS -> EARTH
  • MINERALS -> EARTH
  • MISERY -> NEGATIVE
  • MIST -> MYSTERY
  • MOON -> MYSTERY, DARKNESS, LIGHT
  • MOUNTAINS -> NAME_MOUNTAINS, EARTH
  • MUCK -> PRIMITIVE, UGLY
  • MURDER -> EVIL, DEATH
  • MUSIC -> FLOWERY, MUSIC, 'culls SILENCE
  • NATURE -> NATURE
  • NIGHT -> DARKNESS
  • NIGHTMARES -> EVIL, VIOLENT, UGLY, DEATH, MYSTERY, DARKNESS
  • OATHS -> ORDER, PROTECT
  • OCEANS -> AQUATIC, NAME_OCEAN
  • ORDER -> ORDER
  • PAINTING -> FLOWERY, COLOR
  • PEACE -> PEACE
  • PERSUASION -> ASSERTIVE
  • PLANTS -> NATURE
  • POETRY -> FLOWERY, THOUGHT
  • PREGNANCY -> NEW, ROMANTIC
  • RAIN -> SKY, AQUATIC
  • RAINBOWS -> COLOR, SKY
  • REBIRTH -> NEW
  • REVELRY -> GOOD, WILD, FESTIVAL
  • REVENGE -> VIOLENT
  • RIVERS -> AQUATIC
  • RULERSHIP -> LEADER
  • RUMORS -> MYSTERY, WILD
  • SACRIFICE -> PROTECT
  • SALT -> NAME_OCEAN
  • SCHOLARSHIP -> THOUGHT
  • SEASONS -> NATURE
  • SILENCE -> PEACE, SILENCE, 'culls MUSIC
  • SKY -> SKY
  • SONG -> FLOWERY, MUSIC
  • SPEECH -> FLOWERY, THOUGHT
  • STARS -> MYSTERY, SKY
  • STORMS -> ASSERTIVE, WILD, SKY
  • STRENGTH -> ASSERTIVE
  • SUICIDE -> DEATH
  • SUN -> ASSERTIVE, LIGHT, SKY
  • THEFT -> EVIL, MYSTERY
  • THRALLDOM -> SUBORDINATE, LEADER
  • THUNDER -> ASSERTIVE, WILD, SKY
  • TORTURE -> EVIL
  • TRADE -> TRADE, TRAVEL
  • TRAVELERS -> TRADE, TRAVEL
  • TREACHERY -> EVIL, MYSTERY
  • TREES -> NATURE, NAME_FOREST
  • TRICKERY -> MYSTERY
  • TRUTH -> TRUTH, GOOD
  • TWILIGHT -> MYSTERY, DARKNESS
  • VALOR -> VIOLENT, ASSERTIVE
  • VICTORY -> LEADER, ASSERTIVE
  • VOLCANOS -> FIRE, NAME_VOLCANO
  • WAR -> VIOLENT, LEADER, ASSERTIVE
  • WATER -> AQUATIC
  • WEALTH -> WEALTH
  • WEATHER -> SKY
  • WIND -> SKY, ASSERTIVE, WILD
  • WISDOM -> THOUGHT
  • WRITING -> THOUGHT
  • YOUTH -> NEW, ASSERTIVE