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Tuesday Magic Item – Claws of the Yeti

20 September, 2011

The bandit scrambled up the frozen wall like a spider up a branch.  Leaving his companions behind to be slaughtered.  Kazrig, our ranger, tried to follow but dowslid n the slick wall almost instantly.  “Damn that coward!” he shouted.

“Well, better than fighting another one,” said Levian the Black cleaning his sword.  “I prefer my enemies to flee in terror.”

“Wonder how he climbed so fast?”

“When we catch him, we will ask.”

Claws of the Yeti

These gloves are made of thick white leather, lined with coarse white fur.  They are surprisingly warm and comfortable once put on.

The gloves give the wearer a +5 competence bonus to Climb check, except on icy or frozen surfaces, where the wearer is treated as if subject to a spider climb spell.  Additionally, the wearer is treated as if they are armed and able the slash with claws for 1d4/19-20.  Lastly, the wearer gains a +2 resistance bonus to save against cold

Aura moderate transmutation; CL 6th
Slot hands; Price 5,500; Weight .5 lbs
Construction
Requirements Create Wondrous Items, bear’s strength, endure elements, keen edge, spider climb; Cost 2,750 (+220 xp for D&D)

Notes: Inspired by Wombat’s Gaming Den of Iniquity‘s Winter is Coming blog carnival and a stupid gum commercial.

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