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Cultus Sanguineus (Part 2: Items Sanguineus)

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Countess Darah Veresovich first heard of the Items Sanguineus while traveling abroad—where none can say (and anyone that might have died long ago). She has since devoted her entire family’s fortune and interests to acquiring the items and has already seen the trio of items lost twice; this time she’s prepared for the contingencies and has riders […]

Blood Sconces (CR 9)


Several bronze sconces line the walls of this hallway. A thick red carpet runs the length of the hall. Type: magical; Perception DC 33; Disable Device 33 Trigger Location; Reset None Effect When a PC passes within 10 feet of a sconce, it ignites and begins to smoke. The smoke spreads at the rate of 10 feet per […]

Cloak of the Dark Servant

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Cloak of the Dark Servant Aura moderate abjuration; CL 6th Slot back; Price 26,316 gp; Weight 3 lbs DESCRIPTION This fine dueling cloak is created of the finest materials, crafted from the highest quality silk, dyed black with complicated patterns stitched with fine silver and gold thread studded with fine small gemstones. Androgynous in design, […]

Mask of the Thirst

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Mask of Thirst Aura moderate transmutation; CL 6th Slot eyes; Price 16,810 gp; Weight 0.2lbs DESCRIPTION This ornate half-face masquerade mask is created of the most valuable materials, crafted from finest ebony and laced with fine gold filigree. Androgynous in design, it can be worn by either men or women with equal skill—providing they are […]

Venerable Quarterstaff


Venerable Quarterstaff Aura faint necromancy; CL 5th Slot none; Price 17,100 gp; Weight 4 lbs. DESCRIPTION This simple wooden staff does not appear to be very dangerous. The polished wood is well-lacquered and though a bit dull from age, shines with an unmistakable luster. on the top where it is most worn. Dirt covers the lower half, making […]

Linen of the Chosen


Linen of the Chosen Aura strong transmutation; CL 16th (3.5)/13th (PF) Slot body; Price 318,276 gp; Weight 2 lbs. DESCRIPTION These worn cloths are yellowed from decaying and accumulating dirt over the course of centuries. They smell damp and vaguely of the dead, giving off an almost palpable aura of the unnatural. When under the light of a full moon, anyone wearing the linen of the chosen finds their skin shrink, their organs constrict and their […]

Gel of the Miraculous Jig

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Gel of the Miraculous Jig Aura strong enchantment; CL16th Slot none; Price 20,000 gp; Weight 1 lb. DESCRIPTION This inexplicable gel comes in a nondescript can made of thin metal or capped flask, typically with a small compartment containing a detachable brush (although 30%, found gel of the miraculous jig has no such compartment). The gel is odorless, tasteless, and […]

4 things NOT to do when writing for an IP

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I’ve had the pleasure of working with several different publishers, making material for use within a number of established campaign settings (Fantasy Flight Games, Frog God Games, AdventureAWeek.com, LPJ Design, Amora games, and more). If you’re breaking into writing and want to work in this field, I’ve garnered a few things from my (still comparatively few!) experiences creating […]

4 Tips to Stop the Monotony in Random Encounters and Surprise Players

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Everybody can enjoy the nocturnal prowling of beasts, but eventually troll raids can get a little bit stale. When the party goes off-course and the third evening of animal attacks comes to pass, consider a few alternatives to keep your players on their toes. Any NPC could be led to act as a random encounter […]

Sharur, Smasher of Thousands


SHARUR, SMASHER OF THOUSANDS Aura strong evocation; CL 12th Slot none; Price 100,808 gp; Weight 6 lbs. DESCRIPTION This finely crafted hammer has vicious spikes jutting out of the head’s underside and the entire black haft of the weapon is scored with runes of violent design. Blue and black impressions cover the two-handed hammer and it […]