I think this is a very well-thought out item. It has uses beyond the typical cursed, or "magical" item as well. I can imagine a plethora of uses in my own games which could use this as a very interesting roleplay hook. Good job, Shadow!
If you have a party who value role-play more than scything down legions of enemies, then this is an excellent tool to establish some more tension, say, a character growing fond of an enemy first through the dagger, but then realizing on his own that the 'villain' is not too bad anyway.. :D Go to Comment
El mucho wow. I find this submission quite interesting, not the least of which is the turn-around assassin. I, for one, never thought the woman was the assassin until she murdered the necromancer. The weapon itself is quite interesting and unique, however, I'm not entirely sure why it gained the properties that it did. I understand how, but not the why. Was the assassin using it to manipulate the necromancer?
As for the army, note the effect's short duration. As for the children, much depends on how quickly the "chocolate" proves lethal... anyway it would be hard to gather a sufficient number of children without becoming too suspicious.
Also, think of the amount of the stuff needed... there have to be many freshly deceased undead, with the spell cast quickly on them, to create the base of this item.
Conquering the world ain't that easy. If it were so, I would be already your only lord and master... or some other Citadelian. :)
But certainly, it is a gruesome thought, worthy of an evil Necromancer. Go to Comment
A certain country allows most civilians to carry weapons, but only if they are potentially deadly. Pepper sprays, stun guns/tasers, batons, and dart guns are banned. And if you kill someone and are not acquitted at trial, the punishment is to be hanged the day after you were found guilty. The message here is that if you want to go armed, you had better be prepared to risk killing someone and being executed unless it was clearly self defense.
When it comes to combat spells, again, only the highly dangerous can legally be cast with the same possible consequences if cast wrongly.
Encounter ( Any ) | November 27, 2016 |