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Gloves of the Ironworker

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Leather gloves that grant one the ability to manipulate metal.

When Sorn Ironspirit had gained his first footholds into his newly chosen art of magic, he looked about the smithy which had raised him, and he knew that there must be a better way. More, after some short time, he knew what that better way must be. For many months he studied and experimented with ways to twist the metal, to shape it, and after many failures, the Gloves of the Ironworker were born.

After Sorn’s preferred fashion, the fingers of the gloves extend only so far as the first knuckle, no matter who happens to be wearing them. Crafted of deeply stained red leather, they are etched with runes of golden thread, runes of iron, fire, and strength.

Magical Properties:

When invoked by the mind of the wearer, these gloves can effectively replace all of a blacksmith’s tools. With the correct command gestures, the blacksmith may heat the steel, shape it as if with hammer and anvil or any of the dozens of other implements of the blacksmith. With significant practice, even masterworks may be made in this fashion.

In the hands of one much more familiar with the magical essence of metal, these gloves allow free manipulation of previously existing metal.



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Shadoweagle
June 3, 2004, 2:49
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Wow, this gives an idea for something similar for me, but I won't post it because its just a variation of this, plus I'd have to come up with a background for it.

How about, when a certain pair of gloves are worn, Metal, and ONLY metal, is able to be shaped like warm clay. This could mean some brilliant masterpieces by someone good with their hands, but also, if someone forgets about their gloves, then grips their sword (which was passed for generations through the family) too hard, they bend the steel and ruin it completely. If someones dangling off the end of a cliff with these gloves on, and the only thing which the fellow adventurers can reach down for him to grab was a metal mace, the man could grasp it, and the metal will tear apart like clay, the person falling to their dooms :D

For inspiration, I give this item a 4/5
Voted Murometz
March 7, 2006, 23:53
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whole campaign arcs can be created around these gloves. Very nice! This entry does seem to cry out for a little more 'story' however.
Voted valadaar
May 6, 2013, 22:21
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A very nice item. Needs a bit more, plot ideas or such.

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