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Disambig.png This article is about the remnants of prior civilizations. For the game setting, see Numenera (game).

Numenera is the term used for all the remnants of the former civilizations of the Ninth World: bits of nanotechnology, the datasphere threaded among still-orbiting satellites, bio-engineered creatures, and myriad strange and wondrous devices.[1]

Types of Numenera

There are several types of Numenera [2]:

  • Oddities: Curiosities with no useful purpose.
  • Cyphers: Useful bits of technology.
  • Artifacts: Complete, working tools and weapons.
  • Discoveries: Ancient structures and buildings.

Appearance of Numenera Devices

Numenera devices comes in different display:

  • Scavenged: A device in the same state it was when taken out of a ruin of the prior worlds.
  • Cobbled: A device made from several pieces of Numenera to create a new effect.
  • Bonded: A device of recent crafting including a Numenera.
  • Fashioned: A device inspired by a Numenera, but who is not one itself.

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