By Wayland Drew
Vermithrax, the final of dragonkind, swooped down over the dominion of Urland, let out a torrent of flames, and diminished every little thing to smoldering ash. Then, discovering the newly blackened barren region a lot to its liking, it settled in for a protracted stay.
Desperate, the villagers ultimately sought the aid of Ulrich, the final residing sorcerer. yet Ulrich used to be too previous, too feeble. That left basically his apprentice, Galen, to head opposed to the may well and terror of the lethal dragon. Of using guns he knew not anything. Of the outdated Magic he knew little or no. yet he used to be sworn to defeat Vermithrax -- a technique or the other.
"A fable . . . with an eloquence and humor that increases it above the typical . . . hugely recommended." -- Library magazine
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Faint transmutation; CL 5th; Craft Magic Arms and Armor, ranged weapons. expeditious retreat; Price +1 bonus metaphysical weapon, sever the tie; Price +3 bonus SCARRING STUPEFYING Strong necromancy; ML 15th; Craft Psionic Arms and Armor, On a successful hit, a scarring weapon inflicts 1 point of temporary On a successful hit, a stupefying weapon inflicts 1 point of tem- Charisma score damage. Scarring weapons always feel cold in the porary Intelligence score damage. Stupefying weapons always wielder’s hand, and are typically decorated with carvings of leering appear slightly out-of-focus, and are typically decorated with carv- faces.
In any case, the effective bonus of the item can never be greater than 1/2 the character’s level, rounded down. ANCESTRAL WEAPONS & ARMOR If used by anyone other than the original owner, an ancestral weapon, shield, or suit of armor acts as nothing more than a sim- Ancestral weapons and armor are magic items that begin their ple masterwork item. However, a direct descendant of the original existence as simple masterwork items. Through strong charisma owner can re-activate the item’s powers by empowering it with and the accomplishment of great deeds, the owner of such an item additional XP.
For example, a +2 disarming shortsword is treated as a against them. Such a weapon constantly drips a harmless but dis- +6 shortsword for the purpose of disarming an opponent. gusting protoplasm. Moderate divination; CL 8th; Craft Magic Arms and Armor, true Weapons with this enchantment are always balanced toward the hilt or haft. This ability cannot be applied to ranged weapons. Moderate transmutation; CL 11th; Craft Magic Arms and strike; Price +1 bonus Armor, grease; Price +2 bonus PLANT-DESTROYING Created to battle the servants of the plant orisha, a plant- ELEMENTAL-DESTROYING destroying weapon is capable of damaging the structural weak Crafted for battling the servants of the elemental orisha, an ele- points in a plant, allowing the wielder to score critical hits against mental-destroying weapon is capable of damaging the points of them.