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Handwritten Note (LUM7) is one of eight Lum machine notes found in Watcher's Keep Illithid Encampment in Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal and Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.


This brief note is written in wild, looping, haphazard script. The words seem to be almost nonsensical babblings:

Quick and nimble-quick blue square! Nimble and short! -Lum the Mad


This particular note is found on the Watcher's Keep Compass Level.

It details in an abbreviated manner a combination sequence that must be selected to initiate the "quick and nimble" result.

The machine will bestow a permanent effect that grants a point of Dexterity to the character entering the combination - which is turning the Blue Dial, pressing the Square Button, and pulling the Short Lever. The player's info screen will display a text reading:

Your limbs feel quick and agile, and there is a new spring in your step. This is followed by <CHARACTERNAME> gained 1 point of DEXTERITY.

Note that repeating the same combination a second time (or more) will result in an unpredictable effect, such as being Imprisoned, permanently losing a point of Intelligence and perhaps being Petrified.