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New Magic Item – Rebel’s Right Hand

21 February, 2011

Algorian the Tall, farmer of the North March, was a loyal king’s man, until the battle of Tanval.  There he acquired a spear and his found his eyes opened to the abuses of power his people suffered under.  He watched and learned, studied the nobles and how they twisted the laws to their own ends.  He started talking with those other levies he had served with, began training with the militia.

When the Marchers rose in rebellion against their Earl, Algorian the Tall held the line against the knights.  His spearmen were the rock that saved the rebellion.

Rebel’s Right Hand

This simple long spear is decorated with a plain tie of cloth, its blade and shaft show that it has been hard used, a variety of nicks, cuts and stains decorate it.  While the spear seems exceedingly normal, it has proved impossible to destroy.

Rebel’s Right Hand is a +2 noble-bane longspear that give the bearer a +4 enhancement bonus to Charisma when dealing with the lower classes.  When facing nobles in battle, it provides the wielder and all of his allies within 60′ gain a +4 morale bonus to save against fear, +1 to attack rolls and a +2 deflection bonus to armor class.

The owner of the spear cannot overlook slights from noble against those they rule over, the owner notices every unfairness, every law slanted to favor the nobles.  These grievances gradually become an obsession that must be addressed . . . or the spear abandoned and even then the memories of mistreatment will remain with crystal clarity.

Aura strong abjuration and enchantment; CL 17th
Slot none; Price 55,000; Weight 9 lbs
Construction
Requirements Craft Magic Arms and Armor, bestow curse, eagle’s splendor, miracle, shield other; Cost 27,500 (+2,200 xp for D&D)

Notes: A weapon to inspire rebellion.  A boon or a curse depending on your political views but in any case it will cause trouble and bloodshed.

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2 comments

  1. Noble-bane – I like it.


    • Thank you. It was working with Heart Taker that made me realize that the bane quality is really quite flexible and fun to play with.



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