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Tuesday Magic Item – Prudent Pin

28 May, 2019

Pinning together hopes and plansGollaon twirled his new pin before using it to firmly attach his hat.  “Cannot be too careful with the winds about.”

“Truth,” said Voddick lacing his gloves tight.  “I must say, you are even more confident than usual since acquiring that pin.”

“I know,” replied Gollaon, “I just feel like it help me keep my plans organized.”

“And I am not sure if that makes me feel more confident.”

Prudent Pin

These pins, used to hold a cloak closed or just as an accessory, have a head decoration that is in some way related to time: an hourglass, a sundial, something like that.  They are usually metal though occasionally fossilized wood or bone is used.

The prudent pin allows it wearer to be prepared for trouble ahead, this is represented in the following way, up to three times a day after the wearer fails a save or skill check, the player may pause the action, explain how their character prepared for this eventuality and reroll (taking the higher of the two rolls).

Aura moderate divination; CL 7th
Slot varies but often shoulder; Price 17,500; Weight
Construction Requirements
Craft Wondrous Item, divination; Cost 8,750

For D&D 5E:

Wondrous item (pin), rare (requires attunement)

First paragraph as above.

The prudent pin allows it wearer to be prepared for trouble ahead, this is represented in the following way,  a day after the wearer fails an ability check or a saving throw, the player may pause the action, explain how their character prepared for this eventuality and reroll (taking the higher of the two rolls).  This ability may be used three time before a long rest is needed to restore the magic.

Notes: Inspired by the Allegory of Prudence which was the image of the day on Wikipedia.

Photo decorative pin by dun_deagh found on Wikimedia Commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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