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Tuesday Magic Item – Peacock’s Eye Jewelry

19 April, 2022

Watching youGollaon surveyed the assembled nobles.  “They seem to taking the threat of assassination very seriously,” he noted.

“With three of there number slain in the last month, I should not wonder,” said Voddick.  “But you are referring to their choice of jewelry are you not?”

“Perceptive as always my friend,” nodded Gollaon.  “I wonder if they are pieces they had in storage or if some clever merchant was prepared to cash in on their fear?”

Peacock’s Eye Jewelry

These useful items are always in the shape of a peacock eye, often incorporating the feathers directly into the design.  They can be any sort of jewelry, bracelet, collar, earring, necklace, and all have the same effect, helping to protect the wearer by enhancing their perception of threats.The wearer of a piece of peacock’s eye jewelry gains a +4 competence bonus to any check to avoid being surprised or caught unaware and they gain a +2 competence bonus on initiative checks.

Additionally, the wearer can reroll any failed Reflex save but if this reroll changes failure to success, it uses up the magic of jewelry and it becomes non-magical.

Aura moderate abjuration and divination; CL 7th
Slot varies; Price 3,800; Weight
Construction Requirements
Craft Wondrous Items, divination, owl’s wisdom; Cost 1,900

For D&D 5E:

Wondrous item (jewelry), uncommon

First paragraph as above.

The wearer of a piece of peacock’s eye jewelry gains advantage to any roll to avoid being surprised or caught unaware and they gain a +1 to initiative rolls.

Additionally, the wearer can reroll any failed Dexterity save but if this reroll changes failure to success, it uses up the magic of jewelry and it becomes non-magical.

Notes: The sort of magic item that would be made from the feathers of the prognosticating peacocks.

Image Jeweled Collar in the Shape of a Peacock Feather from the Smithsonian Institute and used under a CC0 license.

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