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Proposed Canon

Predictamancy is one of the three disciplines of the Magic class Hocus Pocus; it is aligned with the axis of Fate.Erf-b1-p038aSame-site.PNG


Known Predictamancers


Predictions that have proven accurate

Predictamancy and causality

The mechanisms of predictamancy have not been described in any detail. Some possible mechanics are:

Self Fulfilling Prophecy

Knowledge of the predictions or predictamancy itself casues the predictions to be true. It could be argued that Wanda only became attuned to the Arkenpliers due to a course of actions based on future knowledge.Erf-b1-p143Same-site.PNG

  • An use of Predictamancy could "plant" an event somewhere in the future of the targeted creature/item/land. For example, when Wanda was effected by Predictamancy, she was "foretold" to attune herself to an Arkentool, but not which one or when.

Outside influence

Forces beyond the scope of ordinary cause and effect in Erfworld (For instance the Titans) alter events to reach the predicted state regardless of anybody's knowledge or choices.


The Predictamancer obtains knowledge of future events by some unspecified means. Any actions taken on this knowledge are known in advance as well, and any influence already accounted for. Thus the act of predicting (or more precisely the act of telling someone a prediction) can change events, but the events leading up to the foreknown event are also foreknown.