Vale of the Spider Eaters – Part 5
Buried deep in the mountains lies a hidden vale. The skeletons of long dead soldiers stand guard over a cache of magic items.
This is the final post in the story of the Lost Battalion, a side quest in five parts that can be played as a stand-alone adventure or may be used as additional content to Twin Crossings—a mercantile endeavor for 4th level characters, available to subscribers of AdventureAWeek.com (and soon to be in the store!). You can find the first post here.
If you want all of the bonus content for Twin Crossings in one shot search for the tags “Lost Battalion” and “Burned Mill”, and you can find them all here on the AaWBlog!
Below are two of the magic items that can be found in Midya Merocheck’s cache of lost magic. The third item, the stone span, as well as a fourth new magic item, quilted silks, are detailed in the adventure.
Aura faint transmutation; CL 1st
Price 2,000 gp; Weight 3 lbs.
This finely crafted saddle comes with a cloth bearing the insignia of an elite military unit. An animal saddled with a heavyload saddle is affected as though subject to a permanent ant haul spell.
Requirements Craft Wondrous Item, ant haul; Cost 1,000 gp
Aura moderate transmutation; CL 9th
Slot none; Price 4,200 gp; Weight 10 lb
This torpedo-shaped iron device bores through earth and rock (but not worked stone), creating a tunnel 10 feet wide by up to 180 feet long. The magic in the device crafts stone supports as needed to shore up the tunnel. Once used, the device splits in half and becomes useless.
Requirements Craft Wondrous Item, stone shape, transmute mud to rock, transmute rock to mud; Cost 2,100 gp