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Tests  are challenges to the citizens of Egypt issued in each Telling by The Stranger, an enigmatic fellow who may or may not have Egypt's best interests at heart. In this, the tenth Telling, there are at least nine tests available in six different disciplines.

In order to attempt any of the tests in a Discipline, you must visit the appropriate faction-controlled University of that discipline. The tests are often quite challenging, and many tests cannot be passed by more than a small percentage of players. Good luck!

  • Tests of each discipline may not be started until the player has completed the corresponding initiation task in that discipline.
  • Before starting a test, you must visit the appropriate faction-controlled university to start it.
  • Tests have a Task associated with them, that is visible in the Task menu. This will give you an introduction to the test and give you pointers on completing it.
  • As you progress in a Test, you will be awarded with Talent Points. As far as we know, each test when fully completed grants 7 talent points.
  • Completing a Test will give you a "rank" (i.e. a new title)
  • Not all tests are available at the start of the telling. They must first be released by the developers, and then must be demonstrated at a University of Progress to show that Egypt is ready for the test.

The Test Pass History page has some information about previous successful test passes.

Demonstrating New Tests

Tests that are currently locked are not demonstrated at local universities where players sign up to participate. Tests are demonstrated at the University of Progress. These universities are not bound by faction and can be interacted with regardless of the control state of their region. While some tests are unlockable with a single player, others may require groups of players present to unlock.

Note that demonstrating the test does not consume any of the required resources.

After a test has been demonstrated, there is a one-week cooldown before another test can be demonstrated. A Token of Ra can be used to bypass this timer.

Initiations

Players may only begin a Test in a given discipline after the initiation task in that discipline has been completed. These tasks are:

The completion of each of these tasks awards a new title and 1 talent point.

Tests by Discipline

  Discipline of  
Architecture
Test
Not yet available Test of the Obelisk
Open and Available Test of Towers
Not yet available Test of The People's Pyramid
Not yet available Test of the Library of Alexandria
Not yet available Test of the Funerary Temple
Not yet available Test of the Hand of Ra
Not yet available Test of the Seven Phoenix
Not yet available Test of the Covered Cartouche
Not yet available Throne of Pharaoh
  Discipline of  
Art and Music
Test
Not yet available Test of the Bijou
Not yet available Test of The Sculptors
Not yet available Test of the Raeli Mosaic
Not yet available Test of Pyrotechnics
Not yet available Test of Flight
Not yet available Test of the Formal Garden
Not yet available Test of the Prismatic Opticon
Not yet available Test of Dancing Waters
Not yet available Test of the Windsong
  Discipline of  
Body
Test
Open and Available Test of the Singing Cicada
Open and Available Test of the Bedouin
Open and Available Test of the Oyster Catcher
Open and Available Test of the Acrobat
Not yet available Path of the Pilgrim
Not yet available Test of the Ritual Tattoo
Not yet available Test of Isis' Bounty
Not yet available The Venery
Not yet available Test of the Banquet
  Discipline of  
Natural Philosophy
Test
Open and Available Test of the Safari
Not yet available Test of Darkest Night
Not yet available Test of Khefre's Children
Not yet available Test of Astrological Alignment
Not yet available Test of the Giving Fisherman
Not yet available Test of the Fisherman
Not yet available Test of Life
Not yet available Test of the Plantation
Not yet available Test of the Archaeologist
  Discipline of  
Thought
Test
Not yet available Test of the Tomb of the Immortal
Not yet available Test of Octec's Ghost
Not yet available Test of the Pathmaker
Not yet available Set's Ladder
Not yet available Balance of Goods
Not yet available Test of Judgment
Not yet available Hexaglyphs
Not yet available Alchemists Rune
Not yet available Test of the Empty Hand
  Discipline of  
Worship
Test
Not yet available Test of Marriage
Not yet available Vigils
Not yet available Test of the Messenger
Not yet available Test of Beacons
Not yet available Test of Leavened Bread
Not yet available Test of Visions
Not yet available Test of the Holy Shrine
Not yet available Test of Festivals
Not yet available Test of Ka
Not yet available Test of the Humble Priests
Not yet available Test of Ritual Mummification
Not yet available Remembrance Ceremonies
Not yet available Test of the Megalopolis

Key

Test Available - Test Available
Requires Demonstrating - Requires Demonstrating
Not yet available - Not yet available