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Biweekly Item-Helm of Looking Before Teleporting (AD&D)

Helm of Looking Before Teleporting: This helm is indistinguishable from other helms and comes in many varieties, although always with a visor. Detect magic reveals a magical aura on it. Any character wearing this helmet can, with the visor down, … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Philosopher Mirror

Philosopher Mirror: Made from the finest of polished silver and infused with the soul of an aged and dying scholar seeking to keep his vast knowledge from the oblivion of death. Before pouring his soul into the mirror, the scholar … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Staff of Intellects

Staff of Intellects: These staves are made from the heartwood of a dryad’s oak tree (cut not more than a week past), carefully cured over a fire of treant wood and finished with a unicorn blood mixture. The staff’s wood … Continue reading

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Biweekly Item-Tome of Fleeting Knowledge

Tome of Fleeting Knowledge Wondrous item, Legendary (requires attunement by a wizard or warlock) Once per long rest, you can consult this tome to gain double your proficiency bonus on an Intelligence skill check, learn to read or speak a … Continue reading

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A Dragon and Its Hoard Are Both Huge

The Stormguard party (which I’ve taken to calling Benquil and his companions after all the changes) were last seen trading information with Fardaya Del’Armgo, the Faded One. The three sessions since have been short, but eventful. Before leaving Fardaya, they … Continue reading

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The Faded One

We left the underdark party 19 days into their dedicated journey to Emberlung in search of the crystals Brimahil has become aware of in the underdark. On October 19th, with the song of the unseen choir in the creeping sun … Continue reading

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Velder’s Cave

“Up, down, left, left, down, right… or was there an up in there?” “Don’t tell me you’re lost. What’s the point of this anyway. You said there was a treasure in here. Can’t be much of one; I can barely … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Eidetic Memory

Each level in this minor ability behaves like a point of intelligence with respect to the maximum number of spell components a character can know, as well as the number of languages the character can know. It indicates a character … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Enchant (Lesser, Greater, Epic)

I’m surprised I haven’t yet broached this topic. I’ve talked about enchantment in general. I’ve talked about the Enchanter’s Almanack. I’ve even covered Transient Enchant, essentially an auxiliary to “True Enchants.” As the name implies, Petty Enchants are weak tea … Continue reading

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Styth-The Mistress of Secrets

Styth-The Mistress of Secrets (Deity) She is seductive and guileful. She upholds deception and cunning, but especially secret combinations. She mocks honesty and openness. The evil gods envy her power for secrecy and often seek her aide to occult their … Continue reading

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