Outfit - Exercise Gear

The Exercise Gear, the outfit unlocked by these skills.

Athletics is a category of skills that covers proficiency at running, climbing, and swimming. 

Studying it unlocks the Exercise Gear outfit when you have 25 in each of the category's three skills. The Exercise Gear adds 10 points to each Athletics sub-skill when worn.

Mood Variables Edit

Athletics skills training is increased by the Cheerful and Pressured moods and penalized by Depressed mood, plus the special Injured mood.




















Points Description
10 You practice walking at a brisk but comfortable pace for a set length of time every day.
20 You switch back and forth between a brisk walk and a light, bouncing jog.  Not too fast; you're building endurance rather than speed.
30 You steadily increase the proportion of time you spend jogging, with shorter breaks of walking to recharge your energy.
40 You practice jogging solidly for longer stretches of time, and learn how much food and water you need before and after in order to keep your body going.
50 You learn the proper techniques and clothing for running in different kinds of weather, to avoid frostbite, overheating, or disease.
60 You practice running up hills to build leg strength.
70 You practice running on sand, providing a different kind of resistance for your legs.
80 You start working in small amounts of faster running into your jogging routine.
90 You run at your best speed over set distances, then slow down afterwards.
100 You experiment with carrying different amounts of weight while running, to see how fast you could move for how long with your equipment.


Points Description
10 You practice climbing up and down fixed ladders, driving out any fear of heights and learning to move swiftly and surely.
20 You learn to evaluate whether a tree or a branch is safe to bear you the weight.
30 You clamber up and down trees, able to fetch fruit or get a better view.
40 You practice climbing up and over a wall with the aid of a well-anchored rope, leaning into the wall as you push in with the balls of your feet.
50 You practice abseiling down a wall, descending with the aid of a rope.
60 You practice climbing up and down a free-hanging rope, learning to move in rhythm with the rope as it rocks.
70 You learn how to tie a variety of knots, and which ones are safe to use around the body when climbing.
80 You learn about different kinds of rock climbing equipment, and how to safely drive in pitons and support ropes.
90 You practice climbing a simple rock face, learning how to find the most stable grips and footholds, and always keeping three points in contact.
100 With the aid of your teacher, you manage to climb a stretch of castle wall and into a window, to you father's chagrin.


Points Description
10 You get comfortable in water, splashing around and holding your breath to go under.
20 You practice walking and hopping through the shallows, feeling the difference in resistance that the water applies to your movement.
30 You practice floating on your front and back, letting the water do the work of holding you up.
40 You practice treading water, keeping yourself afloat for increasing periods of time.
50 You learn several different styles of swimming across the water and the leg and arm strokes for each.
60 You learn styles of swimming to be used underwater, as well as safety warnings for venturing into murky depths.
70 You practice swimming back and forth over set distances.
80 You learn about the hazard of swimming in different natural environments, such as river rapids, ocean undercurrents, and winter ice.
90 You venture out into sea water, feeling the waves and the changes in buoyancy.
100 You practice swimming in full clothing and even light armor, and also practice removing these items while wet.