Magic, sometimes majyyks, is a force found across MS Paint Adventures.
In Jailbreak[edit | edit source]
Magic makes its debut in Jailbreak as a special power used primarily by elves, who can , . Magic in Jailbreak is frequently found as spells written on characters' stomachs. Both elves and non-elf player characters have a “majyyks” stat, as do .
In Problem Sleuth[edit | edit source]
“MAGIC” objects such as , and are essential in the process of embarking on the Quest of Spirit.
Though elves and animal communion both reappear in these Quests, their relationship with magic goes unspoken in Problem Sleuth.
In Homestuck[edit | edit source]
Magic has a much more mysterious and ambiguous place in Homestuck. John Egbert and Jade Harley are both in possession of Magic Chests; however these tend to contain items more related to stage magic than truly supernatural items.
Though items alchemized with images of wizards are , Doc Scratch later , suggesting that Rose and other users of 'magic' may in fact be drawing other kinds of power from other sources. Karkat shares a , expressing that while alchemy and the legendary weapons and items accessible through it are similar to magic, they are “MORE LIKE” [...] “GOOFY SCIENCEY MAGIC”, and make magic redundant. Despite this, aspects of Sburb such as the players' planets and the powers afforded to them by their mythological roles are often passingly referred to as magical.
Also in spite of Scratch's apparent skepticism regarding the reality of magic, his cue ball seeds are usually referred to as "magic", as are by his subordinates. The powers he claims to have taught to the Handmaid are also referred to as .
The miracles referred to by Gamzee Makara are often , as per the "magic miracles" referred to in Insane Clown Posse's 'Miracles'.
The question as to magic's realness or fakeness continues as a recurring theme throughout Homestuck. another version of Rose seems to dismiss her magic as just ). Andrew Hussie until its . Calliope believes magic is (and has used on at least one occasion) but only works ., as are and (though ). Eridan that magic is fake, while Rose and even after Scratch's questioning (though