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Infusion Altar Symmetry question

Do non-symmetry related items count towards calculations against the symmetry if they are located within the max range to check for symmetry related items? This tutorial is extremely detailed but ...
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How do you spread taint in Thaumcraft 4? [duplicate]

Note: There's several answers on SE on how best to spread taint already, but none appear to pertain to Thaumcraft 4 specifically, with the old solutions being incompatible. So, for the purpose of ...
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How do you purge taint?

I realize that tainted regions are important for certain things in Thaumcraft, but I hate that it spreads so voraciously. I've tried placing a ring of cobblestone around it to contain the area, but ...
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What exactly counts as “connected” research nodes?

I'm working on Thaumcraft 4.0 research, and I can't seem to pin down what exactly it will accept as a "connected" research node. I know there has to be a straight line path between research nodes, but ...
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How can I get more research points?

I've finally discovered some variety of aspects, so I'm researching everything I can get my hands on. In the process, I've come across a few research notes. I'm rather new to this, so I'm trying to ...
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How can the taint spread?

I spawned near a huge section of taint, and I'm fairly sure it's spreading. My panicking in the Minecraft chat room turned up the suggestion of turning off the spreading in the config file, so I dug ...
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Infernal furnace bonus items

From the Thaumonomicon: "By capturing a Blaze and harnessing its energy within a furnace crafted from obsidian and netherbrick you have created a highly efficient and fuel free furnace. So efficient ...
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How do I know when my research is done?

I've been researching for a while, and my Thaumnomicon looks pretty full. How can I know when there's nothing left to research? Is the only way throwing every type of essence at the research table in ...
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Where to build a Thaumcraft base?

I'm using Minecraft's Feed the Beast mod (Direwolf20 specifically), and I'm trying to start a new base to experiment with Thaumcraft. How should I factor in an area's aura, flux, and surrounding ...
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Local Vis Aura maximum dropped?

I managed to find a Silverwood Sapling the other day and planted it on top of my house (which is pretty much just a hole in the ground). After several days, it finally grew into a tree and I noticed ...
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Is it possible to increase the local Vis Aura?

I discovered my base is in an area with very low background magic, which is unfortunate. Is there a way to grow/strengthen the nearest aura node? I know Crystal Clusters help a bit, but they can only ...
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How do I get Silverwood saplings?

Silverwood trees apparently purify the area around them, and have their own aura nodes. It seems like a no-brainer to plant a couple of them around my base to offset the damage my inept thaumaturgical ...