how do i get a fabulous diamond?

Why 50 Fabulous Diamonds, though? Because it takes 20 Magnificents to make one via the Beth Hotel Manager? Even 5 Magnificent Diamonds would be the equivalent of one top-tier item. I guess 50 pushes it up more into Overgoat range of earnings?

NiteBrite recalled a rumour of 50 x Fabulous Diamonds unlocking Paramount Presence in that thread.

Here’s a fun rumour: as suggested by the item-storylet itself, there’s a very rare failure when you pay a Nerveless Jeweler to split up a Fabulous Diamond into 25 Magnificent Diamonds. Or is it a failure? You do presumably get 2000 pieces of shiny gravel, and perhaps something else? Boy, you’d sure need an uncertainly huge amount of Fabulous Diamonds to find out!

http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/Profile/Blackleaf?fromEchoId=4675468

I don’t doubt there’s such a rumor, but I doubt FBG would do things that way: That would be an awful lot of Fate to pay for the privilege.

Even don’t believe the rumor, and I’m the source :P

Woo! Got my soul back for the first time! (after having a regrettable encounter with a certain Deviless oh so long ago…)

Fabulous Diamond #1/50, here I come! ^_^

This thread is a bit old, but challenge accepted!
As soon as I’ll be able to get some Fate, I’ll go for the Soul Trade and start the grind while doing something else.

Edit: Scrap this comment. I was entirely wrong!
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edited by Kittenpox on 5/13/2016

Wait, you don’t need Soul Trade to sell your soul for a shinny diamond?
edited by Skinnyman on 5/13/2016

[quote=Skinnyman][quote=Kittenpox][quote=Skinnyman]This thread is a bit old, but challenge accepted!
As soon as I’ll be able to get some Fate, I’ll go for the Soul Trade and start the grind while doing something else.[/quote]

You don’t need to have done the Soul Trade to obtain Fabulous Diamonds, although it does provide a couple of other action options when doing the Fate-locked method of regaining your soul. Admittedly, I’m not sure how those options compare with each other as I’ve not bothered testing that extensively.
(My goal is to be the first to 50 Fabulous Diamonds, not to document the most efficient path to do so. :-p )[/quote]
Wait, you don’t need Soul Trade to sell your soul for a shinny diamond?[/quote]

wait… let me check that.

OKAY DISREGARD EVERYTHING I JUST SAID.

wait… let me check that.

OKAY DISREGARD EVERYTHING I JUST SAID.[/quote]
A little while back Cecil asked me to screenshot some stuff. I’m still in the process of doing that (just waiting for the right things to come up, and to have enough Fate to finish the task.)

But, thankfully because I’ve done the screenshots, I can show this:

Sorry for the confusion! I done goofed. :(
edited by Kittenpox on 5/13/2016

[quote=Kittenpox]wait… let me check that.

OKAY DISREGARD EVERYTHING I JUST SAID.[/quote]
Huuu, you scared me!
Anyhow, I see you’re already at your 13th and I’ll probably start pilling them up in ~1 month or so. If none is working on this achievement, I guess you’ll be the first.
Unless someone throws &quotsome money&quot to buy them all ASAP. In any case, let’s see… :)

[quote=Skinnyman][quote=Kittenpox]wait… let me check that.

OKAY DISREGARD EVERYTHING I JUST SAID.[/quote]
Huuu, you scared me!
Anyhow, I see you’re already at your 13th and I’ll probably start pilling them up in ~1 month or so. If none is working on this achievement, I guess you’ll be the first.
Unless someone throws &quotsome money&quot to buy them all ASAP. In any case, let’s see… :)[/quote]
Sorry 'bout that! Yeah, I removed the text about saying that I was aiming to be the first, because it felt like a bit of a dick move discouraging other people from attempting it too. :-) (Then I realised that I’d given bad info and so edited my entire comment to show as much instead.)

Oh, it’s a City Vices card! No wonder I haven’t drawn it since I finally got my soul back. Anyone know the rarity?

While this thread is old I appreciate it being dug up as I was unaware of these “Crystal Lodgings”. I am adding this to my list of grinds.

It will be exceptionally difficult for me as I will never sell my soul due to role-playing reasons.

I think it’s either Infrequent or Very Infrequent. It’s been a while since I’ve checked, but I don’t remember it being Standard.

[quote=Blaine Davidson]While this thread is old I appreciate it being dug up as I was unaware of these &quotCrystal Lodgings&quot. I am adding this to my list of grinds.

It will be exceptionally difficult for me as I will never sell my soul due to role-playing reasons.[/quote]
At this state, it’s just a rumor and I doubt it’ll be more than that pretty soon, but it is an interesting pursuit!
And I find it funny considering your Mantelpiece! :D

[quote=Skinnyman][quote=Blaine Davidson]While this thread is old I appreciate it being dug up as I was unaware of these &quotCrystal Lodgings&quot. I am adding this to my list of grinds.

It will be exceptionally difficult for me as I will never sell my soul due to role-playing reasons.[/quote]
At this state, it’s just a rumor and I doubt it’ll be more than that pretty soon, but it is an interesting pursuit![/quote]
^ This, entirely.
It is most certainly NOT confirmed in any way whatsoever. :-)
For all I know there’s nothing at the end of this, aside from having 50 Fabulous Diamonds. But, only one way to find out!

Yep! :-D

Unusual frequency.

I just drew it myself after only a couple hours of living in a conventional lodgings but completely forgot to check the frequency! Good thing you caught it.