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"What’re ya buyin’?"
― The Merchant (Resident Evil 4)
"The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it."
― Oscar Wilde
"Allow me to say this, Ri Boku. When it comes to doing business, I have never in my entire life budged a single inch from my offered price."
― Ryo Fui (Kingdom)

The power to be a master of selling/trading, either innately or through training. Technique of Business Mastery. Variation of Intuitive Aptitude and Complete Mastery

Also Called

  • Barter Expertise/Intuition/Mastery
  • Enhanced Trading Skill
  • Haggling Expertise/Intuition/Mastery
  • Merchant Expertise/Intuition/Mastery
  • Seller/Trader Expertise/Intuition/Mastery
  • Selling Expertise/Intuition/Mastery
  • Straw Millionaire
  • Trading Expertise/Intuition

Capabilities

User, either innately or through training, is a master of negotiations, selling and trading. They can perform feats such as locating any/all items for sale or trade regardless of how difficult (or impossible) it might be to find or sell and is always able to have the best or lowest price for said items and can convince others to buy them regardless of their level of value. Using this ability, the user can become wealthy very quickly and easily, and perform feats such as always making trades that generate profits, making the right choice when it comes to bartering and advancing said trade, and predicting the best time to make trades (buying/selling).

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • Must still make their own trade.
  • May require a degree of training or exposure.
  • May take time to achieve such mastery.

Known Users

  • Mercane (AD&D)
  • Wes Weasely (Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Schneizel el Britannia (Code Geass)
  • Izaya Orihara (Durarara!)
  • Protagonists (Fallout series); via Charisma or Barter skill
  • Anna (Fire Emblem series)
  • Petyr Baelish/Littlefinger (Game of Thrones)
  • Tywin Lannister (Game of Thrones)
  • Kaito Nakamura (Heroes)
  • Ryo Fui (Kingdom)
  • Experiment "Slick" 020 (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Eddie Gunman/The Swell (Marvel Comics)
  • Johan Liebert (Monster)
  • Maguro Kurokami (Medaka Box)
  • Flim and Flam (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • The Merchant (Resident Evil 4)
  • The Duke (Resident Evil 8: Village)
  • Sophia (Persona 5 Strikers)
  • Kraft Lawrence (Spice and Wolf)
  • Lagh Piasky (Spice and Wolf)
  • Ferengi (Star Trek)
  • Daietsu-no-suke (Straw Millionaire)
  • Niccolo (Sword of Mana)
  • Epona (Tears to Tiara)
  • Merchant (Valkyrie Crusade)

Known Objects

  • Swell's Stick (Marvel Comics)

Gallery

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