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Connection is an ability within the Cosmere that allows a closer relationship between two parties.


In Feruchemy, Connection is stored in Duralumin. As far as we know, it cannot be accessed by Allomancy or Hemalurgy.

The Nature of Connection[edit]

Connection uses spiritwebs, and connects them in the spiritual realm. Connection is thought to be part of the spiritual aspect of a being, and has an influence on who can or cannot ascend as the holder of a certain shard.[1] Additionally, it is possible to alter connection through artificial means other than Feruchemy[2] (such as the device designed by the Ire), though the particulars of how this is accomplished are unknown.

Intent of Use[edit]

Connection can allow communication between two parties that would otherwise be difficult or impossible. Examples include people speaking a different language[3][4] or existing in different realms[5].


Connection can be accessed by wearing unsealed metalminds. These medallions are worn by a person who is in a land that is not their own, and they are then able to speak the language of the place they are in. A person wearing their medallion in their own land will still speak their own language, not the language of the person they are communicating with. Occasionally, words do not translate fully.


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