is part of a philosophy within Ultima Online known as the Virtues, and is
one of eight pursuits within the Virtue system.

The Virtue of Justice has been described thusly:

"Justice is the truth of what is right and wrong in human action and the
love of what is right."

Players will be able to pursue the Virtue of Justice by killing murderers
(red-hued player-characters).

Gaining Justice

In order to gain points in the Justice Virtue, you must kill murderer characters
(red-hued player-characters).

Safeguards will be in place that will prevent exploitation of this system.
Details on these safeguards will not be disclosed.

Virtuous Title

When a character has achieved any number of Justice points, he is considered
to have achieved a certain step on the path of Justice.

If you move your cursor over the Justice symbol in your Virtue window, a title
will be displayed, indicating the step currently achieved in Justice for your


  • First
    : Seeker of Justice

  • Second
    : Follower of Justice

  • Third
    : Knight of Justice

  • Players
    who progress any number of steps on the path of Justice, but do not continue
    to actively pursue it, may discover that this Virtuous title reduces in steps
    over time. You must continue to follow the path of Justice in order to maintain
    your title.’

    Virtuous Abilities

    Gaining steps in Justice will grant you the ability to protect any number
    of characters which are non-criminals/non-murderers. You must have achieved
    at least the first step in Justice in order to be able to offer protection
    to another character.

    You can activate the Justice Virtue ability by double-clicking the Justice
    icon on the Virtue window, then targeting an innocent character.

    You’ll only be able to offer your protection while the target innocent character
    is within a non-consensual Player-versus-player (PvP) ruleset area (i.e. the
    Felucca facet). However, moving into a consensual PvP ruleset area (i.e. the
    Trammel or Ilshenar facets) will not break the protection relationship.

    If the target character is already protected or in a consensual PvP ruleset
    area, you will receive a system message stating:

    "You cannot protect that innocent right now."

    The target of the protection offer will not be disturbed in any way (they
    will not receive any message or window). This condition will not count against
    the player’s 1 offer per 15-minute limit.

    If you are inside your 1 offer per 15-minute limit, you will receive a message

    "You must wait a while before offering your protection again."

    Players that are offered protection will be given a special request notice:

    "{Player-one} is offering you protection. Do you accept the offer from
    this pursuer of Justice?"

    The innocent may decline protection by selecting "no" on the request window.
    If the innocent declines protection from a pursuer of Justice, then that Justice
    character may not request to protect any innocent again for at least 15 minutes.

    Although a character may protect any number of innocents, an innocent may
    only have one protector at any given time.

    Ending the Protection Relationship

    At any time, a protected player may break the protection relationship by selecting
    a context menu option on their own character labeled "Cancel Protective Relationship."

    Upon cancellation, both players that were in the protective relationship will
    receive the message:

    "The protective relationship between {Player-one} and {Player-two} has
    been ended."

    The protective relationship will also be broken should either character log


    The benefits of Justice-based protection are only in effect while both characters
    are within the same non-consensual PvP ruleset area.

    Whenever a protected character receives one a "scroll of power" as a reward
    for killing a champion of evil (the "boss monster" from a dynamic spawn area),
    the protector will also have a chance to receive an exact copy of that same
    scroll of power.

    Each step gained in Justice will progressively grant the character a greater
    chance to receive scrolls of power in this manner.


  • First
    : 60% chance

  • Second
    step: 80% chance

  • Third
    step: 100% chance

  • The
    protector must be on the same server as the protected character in order to
    have the possibility of receiving a scroll of power in such a manner. For
    example, no benefits are in effect while the protector is in the dungeon server
    and the protected character is in the Lost Lands.

    Protectors that receive scrolls of power in this manner will receive a notification:

    "You have been rewarded for your dedication to Justice!"