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Cycles > Cost > Area
Rate + Steady State Area
Cool Earring (Left)
Cool Earring (Right)
Ooh, these look nice.
You should get them! Wait, what are you doing?
Have you never seen an alchemist's loupe before?
Well, yes, but…
So that's how they're making that color! Let's head back—I've been looking for something to work on while we wait for the probe data.