In layman terms what is 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆?

Think of it as a RPG character stat; Statues with more 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆, have the opportunity to perform more 𝖗𝖎𝖙𝖚𝖆𝖑𝖘 to change the Statue in the future .

Is 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 a ERC20 token?

No. It is a consumable attribute of each Statue. It can not be separated from the Statue containing the 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆.

Are 𝖗𝖎𝖙𝖚𝖆𝖑𝖘 a staking action?

No. 𝖗𝖎𝖙𝖚𝖆𝖑𝖘 do not move your Statues to the care of somebody else. There is no token approvals. 𝖗𝖎𝖙𝖚𝖆𝖑𝖘 are simply contract calls that manipulate the attributes of a NFT.

What should we expect to do with 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆?

𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 is the main 'utility' expression for EPICS // MERGE. In the future, 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 can be used to perform new 𝖗𝖎𝖙𝖚𝖆𝖑𝖘 to add new visual flairs, rename your Statue, add descriptions, or participate in future EPICs experiences.

Will the amount of 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 be reflected visually on the Statue?

Yes, post-MERGE, Statues with more 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 will look unlike their dormant materials.

How can I accumulate more 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆?

The best opportunity to accumulate more 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 is the mana boost 𝖗𝖎𝖙𝖚𝖆𝖑. In the post-MERGE world, the mana boost 𝖗𝖎𝖙𝖚𝖆𝖑 will be disabled.

How much 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 do I receive from the boost ritual?

Each statue gets boosted by the amount of 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 calculated: 0.04 * # statues owned * (boost curve + boost from london gift)

In layman terms how does channeling ritual work?

Channeling is a one time action every statue can execute. It directs the inherent + boosted 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 to any other statue (one's under your care or not). Channeling is a permanent action and the receiving statue can spend the channeled mana like inherent or boosted 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆.

How can I see how much 𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖆 my Statue have?

You can check on OpenSea very soon the attributes of the Statues you own.