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caesar193
May 29, 2014
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The Thing that Sat Alone in the Dark    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

An axe of extraordinary power. There couldn't possibly be anything harmful about it- right?

caesar193
November 1, 2013
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The Weeping Angel    Items  (Art and Music)   (Magical)

A statue with the power to fix your mistakes.

caesar193
August 16, 2013
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The Shield of St. John    Items  (Armor)   (Non-Magical)

With many legends and myths attributed to it, the Shield of St. John was wielded by the Prophet and bears the curse of fame for bearing holy magic. However, the only benefit the Shield could bestow upon the wielder is psychological.

caesar193
November 3, 2012
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The Commoner's Tools    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

Magic, by its very nature, would greatly help not just the PCs, but the masses, too. Here are some magic items that the commoners's use.

caesar193
October 29, 2012
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Opprimere    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

A sword with a mission

caesar193
October 10, 2012
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The PottyPortal    Items  (Other)   (Magical)

A toilet that teleports your feces onto the PottyPortal's Poop Hill.

caesar193
September 18, 2012
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The Clothes of Alexander Sehtolc    Items  (Clothes)   (Magical)

"I once went questin' for Alexander Sehtolc's five clothes. Each item has a magic power that the wearer can use, see. And when you get all seven, each power is amplified. 'Course, I never could find Alex's boots."

-Old Gerald, man in the pub.

caesar193
August 13, 2012
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The Soul-Sucker    Items  (Melee Weapons)   (Sentient)

A special sword that benefits from cleaving skulls at its owner's command.

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | October 12, 2011 | View | UpVote 3xp


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