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|Metal type||God Metal (Autonomy)|
|Featured in||Mistborn Era 2|
Like other God Metals it displays many unusual properties, trellium is notable for repelling other forms of Investiture, with a force proportional to how close it is to the source of Investiture. This causes it to try and roll away when placed next to Harmonium, Hemalurgic spikes or an Allomancer burning metals.
The hardness of the metal is just above a nine, as it is scratched by diamond, but barely marks corundum. It is also very brittle.
It has an extraordinarily high melting point, above 3,000 degrees.
When heated, it lets off a full spectrum of light, with the red portion of the spectrum going off the spectrometric scale.
Reaction to Harmonium
When harmonium has electric currents passing through it, the metal softens and can be split in half. If, during this process, trellium is inserted between the two pieces a violent reaction occurs as the matter of both metals are converted into pure energy. The blast is powerful enough that not even Autonomy or Harmony are aware as to how strong an explosion of it can be. This reaction produces small amounts of lerasium and atium.
When burned by an Allomancer, trellium has unknown properties.
When used by a Feruchemist, trellium has unknown properties.
Trellium can steal Allomantic and Feruchemical abilities and grant them to kandra. Presumably its Hemalurgic ability is similar to that of atium, allowing the transfer of any ability with somewhat variable success depending on the binding point.
Using it as a Hemalurgic spike can keep the user hidden from Harmony. This has a limited effect, however, and any more than a single spike will make the user visible to the Shard. It is an inherent property of the metal, and not a Hemalurgic attribute, that hides the user. Wax used the metal in order to create a Connection with Trell, and by extension Telsin, allowing them to communicate and feel each other's presence.
- In the Alloy of Law: Masks of the Past adventure game supplement, trellium allows kandra to use the Allomantic or Feruchemical abilities of another Hemalurgic spike they are spiked with. They also cannot be controlled by Harmony or brass Allomancy but they also lose their blessing.
- The Lost Metal epilogue 4#
- The Lost Metal chapter 8#
- Shadows of Self chapter 21#
- Shadows of Self epilogue#
- The Lost Metal chapter 15#
- The Lost Metal chapter 13#
- The Lost Metal chapter 17#
- The Lost Metal chapter 69#
- The Lost Metal chapter 71#
- The Lost Metal Ars Arcanum#
- Shadows of Self Chicago signing
— Arcanum - 2015-10-12#
- Bands of Mourning release party
— Arcanum - 2016-01-25#
- The Lost Metal chapter 19#
|Mistborn Era 2|
The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal
|Characters||Waxillium Ladrian · Wayne · Marasi Colms · Steris Harms · MeLaan · Miles Dagouter · Ranette · Edwarn Ladrian · Bleeder · Claude Aradel · Telsin Ladrian|
|Places||Elendel · Elendel Basin · Roughs · New Seran · Bilming · Malwish Consortium|
|Culture||Survivorism · The Path · Sliverism · Trellism|
|Organizations||The Set · The Vanishers · The Ghostbloods|
|Broadsheets||The Elendel Daily · The House Record · The New Ascendancy · The Two Seasons|
|The Metallic Arts|
|Arts||Allomancy · Feruchemy · Hemalurgy|
|Concepts||Metalborn · Snapping · Savants · Metalminds · Twinborn · Compounding · Blessings|
|Constructs||Steel Inquisitors · Koloss · Kandra · Chimeras|
|Base Metals||Iron · Steel · Tin · Pewter · Zinc · Brass · Copper · Bronze · Cadmium · Bendalloy · Gold · Electrum · Chromium · Nicrosil · Aluminum · Duralumin|
|God Metals||Atium (Malatium) · Lerasium · Ettmetal · Trellium|
|Era 1 books||Mistborn: The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages |
(The Eleventh Metal · Mistborn: Secret History)
|Era 2 books||The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal |
(Allomancer Jak and the Pits of Eltania)
|Shards||Preservation · Ruin · Harmony|
|History||Classical Scadrial · Final Empire · Catacendre · Elendel · Southern Scadrian|
|Magic||Metallic Arts (Allomancy, Feruchemy, Hemalurgy) · Metalborn · Mistborn · Misting · Savant · Ferring · Twinborn · Compounding · Atium · Lerasium · Harmonium · Trellium|
|Other Media||Mistborn Adventure Game · Mistborn: Birthright · Mistborn film · Mistborn: House War|