Catalog of Magic Items


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Catalog of Magic Items

Staffs and Wands

Wand of Switcharoo

The wand of switcharoo is a short oak dowel. Once a day, when pointed at another living creature of similar size within 100 feet, the target and holder of the wand will switch places. If the target is aware of the holder's attempt to switch places, they can risk resisting the attempt.

Waxy Wand

The waxy wand is essentially a large candle, with a wick on one end which can be lit. The candle will not decrease in size as it burns, but if tipped, will dribble out wax at a consistent rate. If this wax is dripped on them, they will develop the illness Bartleby's Curse.

The wand was originally created by Alfred Bartleby]] for the Chandlers Guild in 72bc to allow for the "transmission" of written information.


Easy-Smoking Pipe

The easy-smoking pipe is a wooden pipe which emits an intoxicating smoke. The spell comes from the pipe itself; anything burnt in it produces the same


Sing-sing a plant that grows natively in the New World, and has been cultivated by humans in the Old World. It absorbs into itself magic from the soil it grows in, and has been used by dwarves, elves, halflings, and more recently humans to augment (or in humans' case, enable) their magic abilities.

It grows as a squat root, usually an inch to two in diameter and three to five inches long, that has five glossy leaves growing off a central stem above the surface.

Among dwarves, sing-sing was beaten into a pulp and the juices are added to their bread.

Elves used to snort it, and halflings smoked it as a pipe. When humans were introduced to it by the halflings, they also began the habit of smoking it, however soon humans began to distill it, much as they were with mined magic.

Shiny Lantern

The shiny lantern is a brass oil-burning lantern. As long as it is lit and being carried, the owner finds everything they do a little less risky. However, if the shiny lantern is extinguished, the owner finds everything extremely risky.

The owner of the lantern does not recognize the negative effects, and overvalues the positive.

Shocking Shortbow

The shocking shortbow is a magic bow that can hold up to four electrical charges, which the holder can imbue into shots fired. To recharge a shot, the bow must rest for a while. If the bow ever runs out of shots, there is a risk it may disintegrate.


Sing-sing is a narcotic created with magic through a process of distillation. Its effects are whatever the consumer most believes its effects will be, until the user recognizes that, at which point it becomes a mildly addictive entactogenic sedative.

Slicer Tapir-Weir Isles

The slicer of Tapir-Weir Isles is an item which is itself useless, but can reasonably be believed to be worth a tremendous sum. It has the appearance of a complex kitchen mandolin, though without any obvious means of operation.

Staring Shield

The staring shield is a blackened steel shield that has a grimacing shrunken face cast on the front. The shield may choose, if the holder risks it, to shriek at its opponent, which forces the opponent to risk being terrified. Afterward, the shield must rest.


Steven is a small immortal goldfish who lives in a small, indestructible glass sphere which has "Steven," etched on it.

Tankard of Potent Drink

The tankard of potent drink is a clay mug that makes any alcoholic beverages put in it much more potent. If it is filled with water, that water will sober up anyone who drinks it.

Toy Cyclops

The toy cylops is a stuffed cotton doll that resembles an adorable cyclops with an intricately cast glass eye stitched securely into it. The toy cyclops is currently in the possession of Renkah.

Notably, the glass eye inside it belongs to Odin, who is currently searching Teraum with his unusually large ravens looking for it.



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Created: 2019-05-02 Thu 18:15