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  • Materials, Items and Commodities

    Below are many of the materials, items and commodities that you can find in [[Creed]]. Note that materials can have varying [[Material Quality|quality]] and magical items come in many different [[Magical Item Descriptors|varieties]], all of which affects …

  • Gemstones

    Beneath the surface of Creed is a wealth of riches ripe for the plucking. The following are a few of those treasures. This page includes minerals, unique stones, gemstones, precious stones, and precious gemstones for the sake of simplicity. If you're just …

  • Food and Drink

    Food is an essential part of life and is required for every living creature. It can take a variety of forms, primarily fruits, vegetables, grains, and the meat and milk of animals. A significant fraction of the population of any land is usually dedicated …

  • Metals

    Beneath the surface of Creed is a wealth of riches ripe for the plucking. The following are a few of those treasures. *Common Metals:* * [[Steel]] * [[Copper]] * [[Silver]] * [[Gold]] * [[Platinum]] * [[Iron]] * [[Lead]] * [[Tin]] * [[Zinc]] …

  • Woods and Plants

    All over [[Creed]] one can find plants. For the most part they require soil, water, and light to grow and thrive. Most known species can derive at least some nutritional value from them and consider some of them food sources. Most plants are green but a …

  • Textiles

    A textile is a flexible material comprised of a network of natural or artificial fibers often referred to as thread or yarn. Yarn is produced by spinning raw wool fibers, linen, cotton, coir, or other material on a spinning wheel to produce long strands …

  • Steelclaws

    Steelclaws are gauntlet-like weapons with 'claw caps' designed to meld seamlessly over a [[Catfolk]] or [[Leonin]]'s natural claws. The gauntlets are difficult to make and few outside the catfolk and leonin know how to make them. *Steelclaws* * Base …

  • Magna-Sword

    A magna-sword, also known as a magna-blade, is a two-handed sword with a wide hilt and an obscenely wide and unbalanced blade, capped with a blunt tip. Unlike many weapons, however, magna-swords are inherently magical. Because of this, [[Angels|lesser …

  • Shifter's Will

    Shifter's Will is a unique construct, a inherently-magical semi-sentient extension of their wielder that acts as both a weapon and ward for shapeshifters. Forged of metal, mercury, and a shapeshifter's blood, Shifter's Will (often referred to as "my Will" …

  • Spell Component Pouch

    Sold in [[Magic-Shop|Magic-Shops]] and [[Botanicas]], a spellcaster with a spell component pouch is assumed to have most of the material components and focuses needed for spellcasting. These pouches don’t contain components that have a specific cost, …

  • Preserving Jar

    This is a screw-topped large glass jar with a layer of crystals in the bottom, separated from the jar’s contents by metal gauze. Its function is to keep perishable organic matter properly preserved until it is time to use it. A dead creature, or part of …

  • Lens Grinder

    A lens grinder is a complicated and expensive piece of equipment. Pedal-powered, can be used to turn small pieces of glass or crystal into just about any desired shape. This is extremely useful for a magician who needs to produce a hemisphere of crystal …

  • Metal File

    Metal files form part of the tools of other professions, such as armorer, but are exceptionally useful to the magician. A metal file is necessary to produce ‘powder’ or ‘dust’ from any given metal. For example, if you have fifty silver pieces, they are …

  • Censer

    Censers are used for burning incense. They resemble bowls with conical lids and short stubby feet, sometimes suspended from chains. Censers are supposed to be filled with charcoal, which is then lit to provide a glowing bed on which the incense is …

  • Charcoal

    Charcoal is usually sold in chunks or small discs, impregnated with nitre to make it easier to light. It is consumed in vast quantities by temples and monasteries, where it is used as a source of heat and as the best way to burn incense. * *Cost:* 1 sp …

  • Mortar and Pestle

    These useful items are typically made from stone or metal. They consist of a blunt rod, the mortar, and a small bowl, the pestle. They are used for grinding. In mundane use they are employed to grind up peppercorns, salt crystals and such like, but in …

  • Alestone

    Brown to yellowish brown, the hues of old ales, alestone is named for its color. More properly called _clinozoisite_, this semiprecious stone is found in crystals and cut into faceted gemstones of handsome appearance. Alestones are well attuned with the …

  • Alexandrite

    A greenish form of _chrysoberyl_. This gemstone changes colors in different light, usually from green by daylight to red by candle light. Other varieties of alexandrite may be yellowish or pink in daylight and a columbine or raspberry red by candle light. …

  • Amaratha

    Also known as shieldstone, amaratha is a soft, greenish-white or very pale green sparkling jewel. It is found in the form of small lumps or nodules in deep rock strata. It is most often found in exposed canyon walls or deep underground. When cut and …

  • Amber

    A golden or orange-hued fossilized resin, this fancy stone is soft and brittle and is usually tumbled smooth and cut cabochon. Some amber contains other preserved fossils, such as primitive plants and insects. These variants with identifiable inclusions …

  • Amethyst

    Amethysts are the most valuable of the quartz gemstones and are normally facet cut into brilliant shape. Related to agates and other less valuable quartzes, amethysts vary in purple hue from a lilac color to a royal purple, but the rich deep purple stones …

  • Anglers Skin

    Angler's Skin, also known as Merfolk Scale, is a fine pink coral suitable for use in jewelry. This fancy 'stone' is usually found in shallow tropical seas upon isolated reefs or atolls. It is delicate and easily shattered unless properly treated and …

  • Anthracite

    Anthracite is one of the types of coal — the property of which ranges from those of bituminous coal to those of graphite. Often, anthracite is obtained through hard rock mining, found mixed with graphite in subterranean coal seams. Anthracite is difficult …

  • Aquamarine

    Aquamarine, which means 'water of the sea,' is a type of precious stone. This transparent blue-green variety of beryl is often used by merfolk for adornment because of its durability. Most of the stones have a delicate blue or turquoise color that …

  • Aventurine

    Sometimes called lovestone, this semi-precious quartz gemstone contains many mica crystals that give a spangled appearance to the stone when it is viewed from the proper angle. Aventurine can be golden, medium to light green, or dark to pale blue in color …

  • Azurite

    Azurite is a form of malachite slightly rarer than that mineral’'s banded, green variety. This ornamental stone is a deep blue with opaque mottling in darker shades of blue. It is often smoothed from its irregular natural condition and used to ornament …

  • Beljuril

    Beljurils, also known as fireflashils, are found as smooth-surfaced, asymmetrical (but roughly spherical), fist-sized stones. They are extremely durable — cutting one can often wear out a set of metal tools. Because of this, beljurils are usually worn …

  • Bituminous Coal

    Bituminous is one of the types of coal — the properties of which range from those of sub-bituminous coal to those of anthracite. Like most types of coal, bituminous coal is usually obtained through strip mining since it is often found near the surface in …

  • Black Opal

    Black opals are a greenish type of opal which often show black mottling and golden flecks throughout. Usually found in or around ancient hot springs or their dry remnants, this gem is most often tumbled smooth and cabochon cut. The common phrase "Black as …

  • Black Sapphire

    Black sapphires are a rare variety of sapphire that is a deep, rich black with yellow or white highlights. These jewels come mostly from a rich and well-guarded vein in the Ashridge Mines near a large sulfrous aquifer. Dwarves prize them highly, as do a …

  • Black Star Sapphire

    A black star sapphire is a very rare and expensive variety of sapphire. Black sapphires with these rare inclusions, known as asteriated, seem to have a magical association with the night sky. Used as a augmenting spell component, black star sapphires have …

  • Bloodstone

    Bloodstone is a dark greenish gray variety of semiprecious quartz flecked with red crystal jasper impurities that resemble drops of blood. When worn as gemstones, typically by farmers and foresters who have little wealth to spare on such things, these …

  • Diamond

    The prime of the [[Moxen Gems|moxen]] gems, pure diamonds are rare translucent jewels that catch fire when properly faceted. While diamonds can come in a variety of hues, such as yellow, blue, and red, only the the pure, clear diamonds have the incredibly …

  • Blue Diamond

    Blue diamonds are rare semi-translucent jewels that catch a blue fire when properly faceted. The hardest of gemstones, save for a few very rare types unique to Creed, diamonds can be used to cut or etch glass, ivory, bone or leather and so serves as a …

  • Red Diamond

    Red diamonds are rare, semi-translucent jewels that catch a deep crimson fire when properly faceted. The hardest of gemstones, save for a few very rare types unique to Creed, diamonds can be used to cut or etch glass, ivory, bone or leather and so serve …

  • Emerald

    One of the moxen gems, emeralds are a brilliant green beryl that cleaves along straight, boxlike lines. This jewel is so often displayed with a particular rectangular faceted cut that the cut's name has become an "emerald cut," and it is known more …

  • Ruby

    One of the [[Moxen Gems | Moxen gems]], this clear to deep crimson red corundum stone is highly valued because of its sparkling shine, vivid hues, and great magical power. From least value to greatest, it can be found as a clear stone, crimson, or deep …

  • Sapphire

    One of the [[Moxen Gems | Moxen gems]], sapphires are a brilliant blue, translucent corundum mineral. Sapphires vary from a clear, pale blue to a radiant azure. Sapphires are strongly attuned to knowledge, reason and trickery and function as a strong …

  • Black Onyx

    Black onyx are a flat black variety of onyx that has very special magical properties. Spells that create undead benefit very strongly from the addition of significant amounts of black onyx, allowing for the creation of undead far beyond what would …

  • Pearl

    One of the [[Moxen Gems | Moxen gems]], peals are a hard object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled mollusk. Just like the shell of a clam, a pearl is made up of calcium carbonate in minute crystalline form, which …

  • Bluestone

    Bluestone is a colloquial name for the ornamental stone sodalite (sometimes called ditroite). This soft, brittle gemstone is rich blue and sometimes veined with pink, cream, white, and yellow. It can be found in old and weathered rocky environments. It is …

  • Blue Quartz

    This ornamental stone is a transparent, pale blue crystal most often employed only for adornment. In rare cases, blue quartz crystals can be fist-sized or larger, and these large and rare samples of the stone may be used to augment a divination spell to …

  • Carbon

    Carbon is a black, powdery substance and makes up one of the mineral riches that can be found throughout the Ashridge Mountains. It can be obtained from a variety of sources. These include soot from a fire, charcoal, and the various varieties of coal. It …

  • Carnelian

    This is the clear reddish or reddish-brown form of chalcedony. Tumbled smooth or cut cabochon and polished to a high gloss, this semiprecious stone is used as an adornment. Seers consider that dream visions of carnelians mean misfortune will come, and …

  • Chalcedony

    Chalcedony stones when dug up are often very large; most commonly they are used in the carving of statuettes or coffers. Chalcedony is usually cabochon cut and polished and looks like ivory when finished. Varieties of this semiprecious translucent stone …

  • Chrysoprase

    This semiprecious stone is a translucent chalcedony with an apple-green color. Chrysoprases are favored — for focal use in any items or as an augmenting component — for spells concerned with both invisibility and seeing invisible beings and objects.

  • Chert

    Chert is a fine-grained silica-rich sedimentary rock that may contain small fossils. This mineral varies greatly in color from white to black, but most often manifests as gray, brown, grayish brown and light green to rusty red; its color is an expression …

  • Citrine

    Citrine, a semiprecious stone also called false topaz, is a transparent yellowish quartz. It is also called citrine quartz and citrine topaz. It cleaves evenly and is usually cut in brilliant or marquise styles. Citrine makes a fairly strong augmentation …

  • Coal

    Coal is a readily combustible black or brownish-black rock sought by many a miner. It is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground mining or open-pit mining (surface mining). It is composed primarily of carbon along with …

  • Corundum

    Corundum is a crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. It is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are present. Due to corundum's hardness, it can scratch almost every other mineral, leaving behind …

  • Dioptase

    A soft, brittle semiprecious stone of vivid emerald-green hue, dioptase (also known as _diopside_) is found in tiny, flawed crystals and yields only the smallest of faceted gemstones that are used in figurine adornment or to decorate lace. Larger …

  • Disthene

    Also known as _kyanite_, disthene is an abundant ornamental stone that is easily cleaved, but difficult to cut in facets without unintended splitting occurring. It usually has many inclusions. Disthene is found in crystals ranging in color from dark blue …

  • Flint

    Flint, or flintstone, is a hard, sedimentary form of the mineral quartz, often categorized as a variety of chalcedony or chert. Flint is usually dark-gray, black, or deep brown in color, and often has a waxy appearance. It occurs chiefly as nodules and …

  • Fire Agate

    Fire agate is the name given to [[Chalcedony | chalcedony]] that contains thin lines of iridescent _goethite_ (a rustlike impurity). When properly cut, this ornamental stone's iridescence displays red, brown, gold, and green hues. The finest specimens of …

  • Frost Agate

    Also known as "frost stone," this rare, beautiful ornamental gemstone has frost-like white markings. It is usually tumbled and polished glassy smooth. A gemcutter of unusual skill can cut the fragile stone into facets without splitting it, so at each …

  • Moss Agate

    This pink to yellow-white agate quartz has fern-like, gray-green manganese inclusions that make it look like a white stone covered with moss. It polishes well, and is sometimes used in coffer inlays or even — when the growths form eyes, circles, or other …

  • Sky Agate

    This light to dark blue quartz has cloud-like, white bands that make it look like a cloudy sky. Small samples with particularly striking striations are often polished and used in pendants or rings. Unusually large and high-quality samples are often kept …

  • Fire Opal

    A brilliant orange-red type of gem, fire opals are usually uniform in hue or contain golden or greenish flecks. They are most often found near active hot springs and geyser activity. Fire opals are incredibly popular among fire angels and most of the high …

  • Flamedance

    This precious stone is an extremely rare translucent gemstone found in small crystals or fragments. A very pale yellow or green in hue, it is hard and resists cleaving when worked, making it ideal for use in carving. It is usually used in lapidary work …

  • Garnet

    Garnets are a general class of crystals ranging from deep red to violet in color. These precious stones are normally isometric in shape, with 12 or 24 faces to a typical crystal, though 36- or 48-faced crystals have been found. Garnets are usually found …

  • Golden Yellow Topaz

    A fiery yellow corundum mineral, golden yellow topaz or "Kha's Topaz" is only found in deposits along the northern coast of the Twin Kingdoms in [[Coricona]]. Its color is very reminiscent of the deep yellow of some cats' eyes and the gem makes a decent …

  • Graphite

    Graphite is the hardest and therefore highest grade of coal. It is not often used for fuel since it is so difficult to ignite. Often, graphite is obtained through hard rock mining mixed in in the with anthracite in subterranean coal seams. Graphite has …

  • Greenstone

    Greenstone is the common name of _chlorastrolite_, a gray-green variety of _pumpellyite_ found in nodules as large as 3/4-inch diameter in solidified lava flows. It is a soft ornamental stone and is usually cabochon cut. The finest quality greenstone can …

  • Hematite

    Hematite is a shiny, gray-black gemstone with crimson veins, often cut in a baguette fashion (rectangular with beveled sides). Because hematite has a magical affinity with blood and muscles, it is the most basic material component for spells that animate …

  • Hornbill Ivory

    Hornbill ivory is not ivory at all, but rather material from the beak of the hornbill bird, native to dense forests. This hardstone is carved into items such as combs and beads or used for inlay work in stone or wood items of furniture. The substance is …

  • Horn Coral

    This precious stone is a pale white coral similar to Angler'’s Skin, save for its solid color. Horn coral is used in jewelry as a polished twig or branch of material, or is cabochon cut. Horn coral alchemically combined with a creature's tears and a few …

  • Hyaline

    A type milky or white quartz, hyaline is often set or inlaid in silver and is either cabochon cut or sliced into plates. The milkiness of this ornamental stone is caused by tiny droplets of water which are trapped in the crystals. Grains of gold often …

  • Hydrophane

    Hydrophane is a gemstone much favored by sailors and aquatic races. This semiprecious stone is a variety of opal that is opaque and of a frosty-white or ivory color when dry. In this state, it appears rather unattractive. When soaked in water, it becomes …

  • Hypersthene

    Also known as _bronzite_, hypersthene is normally an opaque brown color containing silvery spangles, but it is sometimes reddish or greenish in hue. This semiprecious stone is rarely found in untracked pieces larger than one half-inch across, and as a …

  • Iol

    Also known as _iolite_, _cordierite_, or _violet stone_ (despite its usual overall hue of blue), this semiprecious stone is usually cut into faceted gemstones to best display its color change when viewed from different directions. Iols so viewed appear …

  • Ivory

    The substance that provides the teeth of all mammals is referred to as ivory or _dentine_ when used for decorative purposes. Whenever teeth or tusks are large enough, they can be used for carving—. Ivory comes from elephant tusks, hippopotamus teeth, …

  • Jacinth

    Also called _hyacinth_ or _flamegem_, this fiery orange jewel is a relative of the sapphire and other corundum gemstones. Jacinth has a unique crystalline matrix and just a small amount of light striking the gem will make it look like a tiny flame …

  • Jade

    Jade is a class of fancy stone including both _jadeite_ and _nephrite_. It is often found in a massive, carvable form of a lesser grade and is then classified as a hardstone. It appears as an opaque, waxy mineral of light to dark green or white. As jade …

  • Jargoon

    Jargoon is a rare, red variety of zircon much prized for its deep crimson luster. The name “jargoon” is often carelessly applied to any large group of mixed gemstones, as in the favorite pirate catch phase: “"a duster of jargoons, matey, with garnets as …

  • Jasper

    Jasper is an opaque, semiprecious quartz found in red, brown, and black varieties. Very rare specimens are blue or have bands of blue through other colors. Crushed jasper is a stabilizing material, often included in experimental potions or alchemical …

  • Jet

    One of the [[Moxen Gems]], jet is a deep black, fancy stone that is a tough variant of bituminous coal. Jet can be facet cut and displayed either as a pendant or inset into a larger setting. It is mineralized wood that has decayed under extreme pressure. …

  • Lapis Lazuli

    Lapis lazuli is an opaque, dark- to sky-blue ornamental stone with gold flecks. The deeper blue the stone, the more highly it is prized. Lapis lazuli is usually cabochon cut and polished to show off its golden inclusions. Often the cabochons are carved …

  • Laerals Tears

    Named for the famous sorceress Laeral, these soft, brittle, colorless fancy stone crystals tend to be large and to keep a glossy, magnificent finish. Folklore holds that the first of these stones was created from Lareal's tears as she wept for her …

  • Lignite

    Lignite is one of the types of coal. Often referred to as brown coal, lignite is the lowest rank of coal. It is brownish-black and has a high moisture content, sometimes as high as 66%, and very high ash content compared to Bituminous coal. Lignite coal …

  • Limestone

    Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of _calcite_. It often contains various amounts of silica in the form of chert and flint as well as clay, silt, and sand. Pure limestone is almost white. Limestone has several uses in modern day [[Creed]]. …

  • Malachite

    Malachite is a green ornamental stone with striations of darker green. It is related to [[Azurite | azurite]], which is bluer in hue, and is usually cabochon cut to provide poorer folk with jewelry. It is (falsely) rumored to prevent falls, and to help …

  • Marble

    Marble is a colorful stone that is often used in construction. Unlike most other building materials, marble often is used for the external facade of a building and especially in columns and statuary. Colors of marble range from browns to gray to white, …

  • Mellochrysos

    Mellochrysos is a vivid yellow variety of [[Zircon | zircon]] found in large crystals. These are seldom cut, but are rather polished as-is and mounted in metal claw settings for rings, brooches, and knife hilts. This semiprecious stone is hard, and when …

  • Magical Uses of Gemstones

    Gemstones can be amazingly useful for mages, especially if they're looking to develop new spells or push spells beyond their normal limits. While uses as a required material component aren't noted below, generalized uses as an augmenting material …

  • Microcline

    This feldspar ornamental stone is deep green to blue-green in hue and is usually tumbled or cabochon cut. Tiny cleavage cracks within the gemstones reflect light so that a polished microcline stone visibly shimmers. Microcline crystals cleave easily, and …

  • Moonbar

    Moonbar crystals are pearly white, opaque gems found in desert and tropical areas of [[Creed]]. Moonbars are naturally large and rectangular with curved corners. They naturally have a smooth, shiny surface, and so when found and washed clean, specimens …

  • Moonstone

    Moonstone, also known as _orthoclase_, is an opaque, white, semiprecious feldspar gemstone usually polished to a bluish sheen. Moonstone can be used in spells that draw inspiration from the moons or that cure or cause _confusion_ effects. Moonstones …

  • Nelvine

    Nelvine is the common name of albite, a variety of white feldspar. It tends to be soft and fragile, yet easily cut with crude tools. It is found in large amounts in older rocks. Nelvine is occasionally called pigeon stone due to its white, cream, fawn, or …

  • Obsidian

    Also called natural glass or volcanic glass, obsidian is a hard, glossy, and black ornamental stone that is volcanic in origin. It is often chipped into arrowheads or, in larger chunks, used to make bladed weapons. The ornamental grade of stone is usually …

  • Octel

    Also known as _scheelite_, this fancy stone occurs in soft crystals that yield sparkling, faceted gemstones of pale orange hue. Larger, irregular octel crystals are sometimes mounted on silver for wear as pendants (some jewelers call them “fox fire”), …

  • Onyx

    Onyx is an opaque agate of tan or white hue or with bands of both colors in straight lines. This semiprecious stone carves and wears well. In addition to being finished into gemstones, it is often used for figurines, statuettes, and game pieces, including …

  • Opal

    Opaque, smooth gems, opals are pale blue with green and gold mottling. They are related in type to fire and black opals, but are only slightly more common. Opals can be used as an augmenting material for spells that create illusions that affect the mind.

  • Orl

    Orls occur in the softest rock as sharp-edged, spindle-shaped, symmetrical crystals. These crystals are of red, tawny, or orange hue, but rusty-brown-hued orls are the rarest and fetch the highest price (and are the only innately magical version or orl). …

  • Peat

    Peat is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation matter. Peat forms in wetlands or peatlands, variously called bogs, moors, and mires. Peat forms when plant material, usually in marshy areas, is stopped from decaying fully by acidic conditions. …

  • Peridot

    This translucent version of _olivine_ is usually olive green in appearance. It is one of the few gemstones that come in only one color, in various shades of green. The precious stone is normally found in basalts and with other quartz deposits. Peridot is …

  • Phenalope

    Also known as _rhodonite_, this rose-red or pink semiprecious gemstone related to _rhodochrosite_ is occasionally found in deposits large enough to yield cut slabs the size of books, which are shattered, tumbled, and then cut into attractive faceted …

  • Psaedro

    Psaedro is the more common name for _lepidolite_, a soft lilac to mauve to pink mica used in carving. With time, this hardstone'’s colors fade, especially in strong sunlight. Psaedros is used in the carving of cheap coffers, statuettes, bowls, and the …

  • Purple Agate

    Purple agate is a beautiful ornamental gemstone that is often a light or dark violet hue, or has concentric bands of both colors. It is usually cross cut or tumbled and polished glassy smooth. Incredibly rare versions of the stone with white bands in …

  • Pyrite

    The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, is an iron sulfide with a metallic luster and pale brass-yellow hue. This mineral's coloration have earned it the nickname fool's gold because of its superficial resemblance to gold. Pyrite will occasionally form into …

  • Ravenar

    Ravenar, a glossy, black variety of tourmaline, is also called _schorl_. Ravenar is commonly used for inlay work on daggers, buckles, and the like. Ravenar can be used as an augmenting material in items and spells that create shadows or darkness.

  • Red Tear

    Red tears are teardrop shaped, glossy crystals of vivid cherry-red, blood-crimson, or fiery orange hue. They are found in deep mines or gorge walls where old rock has been exposed. Legends say they are the tears of lovers shed for their beloveds who were …

  • Rock Crystal

    Rock crystals are clear, transparent stones that are generally softer and less wear-resistant than higher-priced gemstones; it sees more use as adornment on furniture and crowns than as everyday jewelry. Rock crystals of particularly fine grade —— that is …

  • Rogue Stone

    Rogue stones are small jewels of a shifting, rainbow-colored, iridescent hue. Their fluid shades of color appear almost liquid under normal sunlight. Rogue stones are extremely rare and always found as singleton gemstones among others in gemstone cashes …

  • Sand

    Sand is a granular material made up of finely divided rock and mineral particles. Smaller particles are known as silt while larger particles are known as gravel. There are two basic varieties of sand. The first and most common occurs due to the passage of …

  • Sardonyx

    Sardonyx is a form of onyx with alternating bands of carnelian in a red and white pattern. It has the same magical uses and properties as the jewels known as king's’ tears. Sardonyx gemstones can be used as an augmenting component in spells that ward …

  • Scapra

    This name is given to the finest scapolite stones: pale to medium yellow fancy stones that are soft and easy to cut into facets, but also too soft for use in rings or on clothing. Powdered scapra can be used to augment spells that cure or ward against …

  • Shandon

    Also known as _natrolite_, this fancy stone occurs in slender, colorless crystals that yield tiny faceted gemstones used by skilled clothiers to adorn veils and robes with ornamentations to impart the effect of beads of water glistening on the material. …

  • Smokey Quartz

    Also called _cairngorm_ or _moorland topaz_, smoky quartz ranges from a gritty yellow to brown or black in color. As a black gemstone, it is called _morion_ and often mistaken for black onyx. This semiprecious stone is usually brilliant cut into faceted …

  • Sparkling Night

    A sparkling night is an extremely rare and valuable gem that is rather difficult to find. A sparkling night is described by the few who have enough money to have owned one as a partially transparent deep purple gem that seems to sparkle from within when …

  • Sphene

    Sphene is a soft, brittle precious stone easily worked by unskilled cutters (like scapra). It comes in various yellow to green shades, but a fine emerald green is the most prized hue. Sphene crystals can be cut into beautiful, sparkling, faceted gemstones …

  • Spinel

    Spinel is a translucent, durable precious stone found primarily in three colors: red, blue, and green. Green spinels are the rarest of the three. Spinels have unique dimensional properties and can be used to augment teleportation spells. Spinels are …

  • Star Diopside

    Star diopside is the most prized form of a hard, durable mineral that is rarely found in attractive colors. This mineral is usually too dark green in color for great beauty, but mountain and streambed pebble crystals of pale to medium green hue produce …

  • Star Rose Quartz

    This smoky, rose quartz is asteriated. Most of the stars seen have six arms, but a rarer twelve-arm variety is rumored to exist. Aside from its jewelry uses as a centerpiece in pectorals and earrings worn by mature matrons and courtiers of “old family” …

  • Star Ruby

    A variation of the ruby, red corundum, this jewel is less translucent than a normal ruby and has a white star highlighted at its center (known by gemsmiths as being asteriated). Such stars are caused by the optical properties of the mineral crystal. They …

  • Star Sapphire

    An exceedingly valuable variation of the sapphire, this jewel is less translucent than a normal sapphire and has a white star of four or more points highlighted at its center. Such stars, caused by the optical properties of the mineral, always have an …

  • Sub-Bituminous Coal

    Sub-bituminous is one of the types of coal whose properties range from those of lignite to those of bituminous coal. It may be dull, dark brown to black, soft and crumbly at the lower end of the range, to bright, jet-black, hard, and relatively strong at …

  • Sulfur

    Sulfur or _sulphur_ is one of the more common substances sought out by alchemists. It is an abundant non-metal. Sulfur, in its native form, is a yellow crystalline solid. In nature, it can be found as the pure element and as sulfide and sulfate minerals. …

  • Sunstone

    Sunstone is a feldspar ornamental stone closely related to moonstone. It is more properly known as _oligoclase_. Sunstone can be colorless or faintly greenish and of facet grade, but most common by far is its softer variety suitable only for being cut …

  • Topaz

    Topaz is a very hard, durable, golden, translucent precious stone found in large crystals in granite. While this form of corundum is usually yellow or brown, it can be made pink, red, or a bright light blue if exposed to great temperatures, such as by …

  • Tourmaline

    Long-crystal tourmaline in its multicolored varieties is considered a fancy stone. The black variations are called [[Ravenar | ravenar]]; they are valued more highly and considered gems. Tourmaline hues vary from green to blue, brown, or red, all in pale …

  • Turquoise

    This opaque, aqua-blue ornamental stone most often has darker blue mottlings. It is also said to bring good luck, especially to animals, children, and (strangely) fools. Horsemen often place a sliver of this stone in a horse'’s harness to bring good luck …

  • Water Opal

    Water opal is a clear, translucent variety of opal with only a play of color to it, like oil on a clear puddle. Transparent opals without a play of color are known as _hyalite_. They are considered inferior and are nigh worthless. Water opals are rare and …

  • Waterstar

    Also known as _achroite_ or colorless tourmaline, waterstar is a rare, colorless, sparkling stone. Only stones of this material that are entirely free of flaws and inclusions are valued for gemstone use (as a fancy stone). Crystals of this flawless type …

  • Violet Garnet

    Violet garnets are the rarest and most valuable variation of garnets. These precious stones are normally isometric in shape, with 12 or 24 faces to a typical crystal, though 36- or 48-faced crystals have been found. Garnets are usually found in granites. …

  • Zarbrina

    Also known as _cerussite_, this very soft, lead-like, colorless mineral is easily cut into brilliant faceted gemstones. This ornamental stone is usually mounted in ceremonial, little-used jewelry or set in small metal claw mounts into the sleeves or …

  • Ziose

    Ziose is the name given by geologists to a particular facet-grade variety of _ziosite_. This rare mineral yields cut stones that flash three vivid hues depending on how the light catches them or in what direction they are viewed: purple, blue, and red; or …

  • Zircon

    A brownish crystal found in igneous (volcanic) rocks, zircon attains a variety of pale colors valued in the gemstone trade through skilled heating and cutting. It is usually cut into facets. These semiprecious stones are occasionally passed off as more …

  • Mookaite

    Mookaite, a silicified siltstone often found on high cliffs, is widely known for its spectacular contrasting color patterns of yellows, creams, reds and maroons. Many specimens of mookaite can accept a very high polish. Mookaite is very reminiscent of the …

  • Saprazzan Steel

    Saprazzan Steel is a metal mined from the bottom of the ocean floor by the merfolk, though no one's exactly sure where the name comes from. A red metal with what appears to be veins of mother of pearl running through it, Saprazzan Steel is highly valued …

  • Rustmetal

    Rustmetal is a highly magical metal that appears to be a red-gray iron on the verge of rusting away completely. Veins of this metal are on rare occasion found in iron mines, most often down in the Ashridge Mountains. Despite it’s appearance, Rustmetal is …

  • Spirit Silver

    Spirit Silver is a very soft, silver metal that constantly weeps a faint amount of pale mist. The metal comes from Ikari most commonly and is formed from kami passing through a normal vein of silver over the course of many, many years, making it …

  • Channeling

    *Channeling:* A channeling weapon allows the wielder to transfer some or all of the weapon’s enhancement bonus to her attack rolls and touch attacks made for spells as an enhancement bonus. As a free action, the wielder chooses how to allocate the weapon’ …

  • Loxodon Warhammer

    The loxodon warhammer is a long handled mace with a large head, a sturdy steel haft, and a heavy counterbalance, usable only by [[Loxodon]]. Many loxodons will practice with these warhammers in their youth but only a handful ever pick up how to use one …

  • Clawed Scythe

    The clawed scythe resembles a large raptor claw on the end of a pole usable only by [[Avens|aven]] and [[Avens|elen]]. The clawed scythe is particularly favored by the aven and elen that follow a more lawful bent and prefer taking their enemies in for …

  • Shielded Staff

    The shielded staff is a longer version of the quarterstaff with large shield plating along one side of it usable only by [[Avens|raypen]] and [[Avens|owl avens]]. The weapon acts as weapon and shield both, giving considerable defense to the often frail …

  • Lifelink

    *Lifelink:* A weapon with lifelink infuses its wielder with vitality every time it strikes a foe. Every time a weapon with lifelink deals damage to an opponent the wielder heals. If the wielder is already at full hit points, this healing is instead …

  • Dexterous

    *Dexterous:* A suit of armor enchanted with dexterous is more easy to move about in. Dextrous armor has a maximum Dexterity bonus 1 higher and its armor check penalty is reduced by 2. Greater Dextrous armor has a maximum Dexterity bonus 3 higher, its …

  • Morphic

    *Morphic:* A weapon with the morphic enchantment can alter between two different forms. A morphic weapon may shift at will between its original form and one other form, chosen upon enchanting. Shifting a morphic weapon is a swift action. Cost: 5000 gp.

  • Powerstones

    Powerstones are mysterious gemstones that contain incredible amounts of power. While it's clear the gemstones are of artificial creation, there are no records of their origin on Creed and so far all attempts to create a powerstone have failed. …

  • Gold

    Gold in its pure form is a dense, soft, yellow metal that is highly malleable and ductile. Gold is the second most valuable non magic metal on Creed. Due to its rarity and durability, it is a popular material for metalworking into jewelry and other art. …

  • Copper

    Copper is a reddish brown metal. It is very ductile and malleable. It is commonly used as trade bars, weapons, crude jewelry, and in the brewing of alcohol. Copper is used for coinage and is also one of the main components in the alloy bronze. …

  • Electrum

    Electrum is a naturally occurring alloy. It is primarily made up of gold, followed by silver, and some trace amounts of copper and other metals. The proportions vary, but around 75% gold, 20% silver, 4% copper, and the remainder in trace metals is …

  • Platinum

    When pure, platinum looks grayish-white and firm. This metal is very corrosion resistant, never forming a patina unless scarred with highly caustic substances. More valuable than gold, this metal is the most valuable non-magic metal commonly available in …

  • Silver

    Silver is a soft, white, lustrous metal. It is commonly used as trade bars, jewelry, ornamentation, utensils, and occasionally mirrors, though alchemists have found many uses for the metal as well. It is also occasionally used in to create weapons to hunt …

  • Adamantine

    Adamantine is an incredibly hard, black metal occasionally found running in veins deep underground. Highly magically absorptive and incredibly difficult to break, adamantine is valued by Crafters, mages, and warriors alike. Adamantine has 40 hit points …

  • Arandur

    Arandur is a rare natural metal found in igneous rock, usually as streaks of blue-green ore amid vitreous glass. So that it does not become as brittle as the glass it is found in, it must be tempered with a specific alchemical bath (see below) in its …

  • Bog Iron

    Bog iron is a type of iron ore. It is commonly found in marshes or bogs. These are impure deposits of iron that are usually found mixed with goethite, magnetite, and quartz. These deposits are near or on the surface so do not require mining to reach - at …

  • Cold Iron

    Cold iron is a pale blue metal brought up from deep iron mines, particularly those near outcroppings of the faewoods. Cold iron takes it name from the fact that it has to be regularly exposed to near-freezing temperatures during its forging process, …

  • Ferroplasm

    A strange substance gathered from the elemental mines of Limbo, this malleable metal holds its shape only in the hands of an elemental being. When an item forged with ferroplasm is unattended or held by a non-elemental creature, it melts into an ooze-like …

  • Iron

    Iron has a dull black color normally, but quickly streaks with flaking red when it rusts. When combined with carbon, iron can form the alloy steel. Iron is primarily found in the minerals hematite, magnetite, and taconite.

  • Lead

    Lead is a soft, heavy, ductile, and very malleable metal. It is bluish white when freshly cut but quickly tarnishes to dull gray in air. Lead has many uses throughout Creed. It is used as an ingredient in many glazes used on pottery. It is also a …

  • Mithral

    Mithral is a very rare, silvery, glistening metal that is lighter than iron but just as hard, mined most primarily from rich deposits surrounding Celanthiral. When worked like steel, it becomes a wonderful material from which to create armor and is …

  • Tin

    Tin looks silvery-white and is very malleable - that is, easily worked with. It is also very ductile and crystalline. It resists corrosion and it is often used to coat other metals or is combined with them to form rust-resistant alloys. Tin is a …

  • Bronze

    Bronze is a sentient-made alloy that is extremely rare in nature. Typically, bronze is 60% copper and 40% tin, but different proportions and copper alloys with other metals are known. With the exception of steel, bronze is superior to iron in almost …

  • Brass

    Brass is a sentient-made alloy that is extremely rare in nature. The proportions vary widely, but its two primary materials are copper and zinc. Brass is used in decorative ways as it cannot hold up to a lot of friction and is prized for its gold-like …

  • Steel

    Steel is an alloy of the metal iron and carbon. The most common source of the carbon is charcoal. While steel holds an edge better that iron, and is harder and stronger, it also tends to be more brittle. Its ability to take and keep a sharp edge makes it …

  • Zinc

    Zinc looks like a bluish-white metal. It tarnishes very easily in moist air. It can be set on fire and burns with a bluish-green flame. Found in its natural ore state, a rock called calamine, it is sometimes used for medicinal purposes. Zinc is …

  • Telstang

    Telstang is an unusual alloy of copper, mithral, platinum, and silver that most often sees use by mages in wartime due to its unique protective properties. Telstang is a dull silver in hue, rather like pewter, and is known as the singing metal because it …

  • Blue Ice

    Found only in the depths of the most ancient glaciers in northern Alabastra and the Diamond Steppe Isle, veins of blue ice are often sought out by the hearty [[Catfolk|nishoba]]. Also known as coldsteel, blue ice appears as dark blue, opaque ice that …

  • Rimefire Ice

    This form of ice is found only in the northernmost icebergs inhabited on the Diamond Steppe Isles. These icebergs are approximately 95% normal ice, but the remaining 5% consists of veins of pale blue ice that glows softly, providing illumination equal to …

  • Stygian Ice

    This extraplanar ice comes from the river Styx, the strange river that passes from The Lands of Light, through Creed, and into The Dark Lands. Forming in long veins along the bottom of the river before breaking off and floating to the surface, this ice is …

  • Magna-Flail

    A magna-flail, also known as a doom flail, is a two-handed flail with a long chain and an obscenely large and unwieldy head. Unlike many weapons, however, magna-flails are inherently magical. Because of this, [[Demons|lesser demons]] and [[True Demons| …

  • Magna-Halberd

    A magna-halberd, also known as a flame spike, is a two-handed weapon with a flame-shaped form and unbalanced blade. Unlike many weapons, however, magna-halberds are inherently magical. Because of this, [[Angels|fire angels]] that train extensively with …

  • Magna-Trident

    A magna-trident, also known as an ice spike, is a two-handed weapon with a wave-shaped form and unbalanced head. Unlike many weapons, however, magna-tridents are inherently magical. Because of this, [[Angels|ocean angels]] that train extensively with the …

  • Masterwork

    A masterwork weapon is a finely crafted version of a normal weapon. Wielding it provides a +1 enhancement bonus on attack rolls. The masterwork quality adds 300 gp to the cost of a normal weapon (or 6 gp to the cost of a single unit of ammunition). Adding …

  • Dwarvencraft

    While masterwork weapons are available from any skilled craftsman, the dwarves have perfected their skills to an almost magical degree. They possess secrets of smithing and weapon engineering that outstrip many cultures around the world - perhaps save the …

  • Ceremonial

    Crafted out of only the finest materials, always displaying the crest of the wearer, and decorated with gemstones and silks, ceremonial armor is an absolute beauty to behold. While not strictly designed for combat, ceremonial armor is the knight's choice …

  • Castle-Forged

    Castle-forging a metal while it is being forged is a costly refinement process usually only undertaken for nobles or the members of a ruler's guard. By refining the base material with metals suffused with specific mystical unguents more commonly used for …

  • Material Quality

    Materials can have one of four different qualities. Materials found in the wild can be discovered in these various qualities, and material workers (metallurgists, tanners, cloth spinners, and woodworkers, mostly) can [[Refined|Refine]] lesser quality …

  • Refined

    Refining a material is a costly process used to improve that [[Material Quality|material's quality]] by a material worker (metallurgists, tanners, cloth spinners, and woodworkers, mostly). A material can be refined while it is first being processed, or an …

  • Tabards

    A tabard is a short coat, open at the sides and so usually belted, worn either as clothing, over armor, or underneath an open-fronted mage's robe, and is emblazoned with the bearer's arms or the mark of an organization they belong to (such as a church, …

  • Thran Steel

    Thran Steel is a bronze colored steel that sheens white in the light. This incredibly magical metal is arguably one of the most rare substances on Creed and is found almost exclusively as small shards in the wastelands of Dentyr. While the few alchemists …

  • Glass

    Glass is a clear solid that is made by combining sand, _soda ash_ from certain plants, and _lime_ from limestone. In Creed it is used for everything from lanterns to windows to vials. The addition of other trace minerals can change to color of glass, …

  • Rubber

    Rubber is an elastic, water proof material made from the sap of the _Latog_ tree. The sap itself is a defensive mechanism of the tree to protect it from damage. While any metal works, the most popular type of spigot is made from bronze as it seems to take …

  • Silk

    Silk is a type of cloth. It is made by spinning the fibers from the silk worm's cocoon. The caterpillars are killed before they emerge and the entire cocoon is unraveled as one continuous thread. The material is strong, soft, and shimmers, refracting …

  • Chiffon

    Chiffon is a lightweight, balanced plain woven sheer fabric which is woven with alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns. The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric slightly in both directions after weaving, giving it some stretch and a …

  • Damask

    Damask is a figured fabric of silk, wool, linen or cotton, with a pattern formed by weaving. Made with one warp and one weft in which, generally, warp-satin and weft sateen weaves interchange. Twill or other binding weaves may sometimes be introduced. The …

  • Drill

    Drill is a strong, durable cotton fabric with a strong bias (diagonal) in the weave. It can be used unbleached, although it is more often bleached, or dyed. The lighter weights are used in such clothing items as shirts, blouses, and martial arts wear. …

  • Felt

    Felt is a non-woven cloth that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers. While some types of felt are very soft, some are tough enough to form construction materials. Felt can be of any color, and made into any shape or size. Felt is the …

  • Gabardine

    Gabardine is a tough, tightly woven fabric used to make overcoats, trousers and other garments. The fiber used to make the fabric is traditionally wool, spun into a worsted yarn, but it may also be made from cotton. The fabric is smooth on one side and …

  • Houndstooth

    Houndstooth or _houndstooth check_ is a duotone textile pattern, characterized by broken checks or abstract four-pointed shapes. The traditional houndstooth check is made with alternating bands of four dark and four light threads in both warp and weft …

  • Lace

    Lace is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, created through lacemaking. Originally linen, silk, gold, or silver threads are often used. More common lace is often made with cotton thread. A few modern artists in Celanthiral make …

  • Linen

    The term linen refers to yarn and fabric made from flax fibers. The word also refers to lightweight undergarments such as shirts, chemises, waistshirts, lingerie, and detachable shirt collars and cuffs. Linens are manufactured almost exclusively of fibers …

  • Organza

    Organza is a thin, plain weave, sheer fabric traditionally made from silk, the continuous filament of silk worms. Silk organza is used for bridal wear and evening wear. In the interiors market it is used for effects in bedrooms and between rooms as …

  • Sateen

    Sateen is a cotton fabric with a satin-like finish. Sateen may be bleached, dyed, or printed. Sateen produces the sheen and softer feel through the use of a different structure in the weaving process. The sateen structure is four over, one under, …

  • Satin

    Satin is a cloth that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back. It is a warp-dominated weaving technique that forms a minimum number of interlacings in a fabric. If a fabric is formed with a satin weave using filament fibers such as silk the …

  • Serge

    Serge is a type of twill fabric that has diagonal lines or ridges on both sides, made with a two-up, two-down weave. The worsted variety is used in making military uniforms, great coats, and trench coats. Its counterpart, silk serge, is used for linings.

  • Stuff

    Stuff is a type of coarse thickly woven cloth. Originally it was entirely of wool, but later a woolsey-linsey cloth, made with a warp of linen yarn and a worsted weft.

  • Taffeta

    Taffeta, or taffety, is a crisp, smooth plain woven fabric made from silk. It is considered to be a "high end" fabric, suitable for use in ball gowns, wedding dresses, and in interiors for curtains or wall coverings. There are two distinct types of silk …

  • Tweed

    Tweed is a rough, unfinished woolen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture. It is made in either plain or twill weave and may have a check or herringbone pattern. Subdued, interesting color effects (heather mixtures) are obtained by twisting together …

  • Burlap

    Burlap or hessian cloth, is a coarse woven fabric usually made from jute or hemp and allied vegetable fibers. It is created with a plain weave. Burlap is often used to make sacks and bags to ship goods like coffee beans. It is breathable and thus …

  • Cotton

    This fiber is most often spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile, which is the most widely used cloth in clothing. Cotton fiber, once it has been processed to remove seeds (ginning) and traces of honeydew (a secretion from …

  • Wool

    Wool is the fiber derived from the fur of animals, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of other mammals such as goats, llamas and rabbits may also be called wool. Wool has two qualities that distinguish it from hair or fur: it has scales …

  • Leather

    Leather is a processed form of animal hide. It must first be cleaned - both of the detritus of its previous owner and whatever hair it might have growing from the other side. It also has to be softened a bit in order to make it into useful things such as …

  • Hide

    Hide has at least two different, important meanings. The most basic and obvious one is when it is still the skin of an animal. The animal is taken from nature via a skilled hunter or a wily trapper. It may also be raised from birth for the slaughter by a …

  • Tanning

    A tanner is the person to which animal hides are taken to be cured and turned into useful leather and sometimes parchment. While potentially profitable, the facility in which this process occurs, known as a tannery, are not welcome within a town. The …

  • Frystalline

    This magical crystalline growth appears in veins of metal near holy, or unholy, sites. The crystalline growth is said to contain divine energies and any weapon made of frystalline is treated as either a good-aligned or evil-aligned weapon for the purpose …

  • Vampiric

    *Vampiric:* Vampiric weapons have the ability to drain the life force of others and convert it into extra vigor for the wielder. Every time a weapon with vampiric deals damage to an opponent the weapon deals additional Arcane damage to the opponent and …

  • Flanking

    *Flanking:* A flanking weapon allows it wielder to take full advantage of a distracted foe. A flanking weapon deals an additional 1d8 points of precision damage against flanked targets. If the wielder deals precision damage from other sources, such as …

  • Hexproof

    *Hexproof:* Hexproof armor or shields grant their bearers a significant protection against magic, providing or improving spell resistance while worn. Unlike normal spell resistance, the spell resistance granted by hexproof armor may be lowered as a free …

  • Deathtouch

    *Deathtouch:* A deathtouch weapon has the ability to slay a creature with a mere touch. Upon a roll of natural 20 (followed by a successful roll to confirm the critical hit), the weapon sends waves of dark energies coursing through the opponent's body, …

  • Skillful Crystal

    A skillful crystal is often used by mages who wish to expand their martial repertoire without resorting to all the unpleasant physical effort that would normally entail. So long as the skillful crystal is embedded in a masterwork simple or martial …

  • Oakstone

    Despite their gemstone appearance, oakstones are not a product of the earth, but of a tree. With sizes ranging from an acorn to a pinecone, oakstones are translucent, reddish-brown in color, and contain branch-like inclusions. As hard as a ruby, an …

  • Truesteel

    Truesteel is a fine iron that needs no alloy and shines with a silvery gleam, found occasionally in iron mines. Truesteel holds a slightly sharper edge than steel but is otherwise nearly identical. Truesteel is somewhat easier to work with compared to …

  • Celestial Heartwire

    An incredibly fine, flexible metal found only in mines and outcroppings of ore in The Lands of Light. It is not suitable for making an entire suit of armor, but small sections of heartwire can be incorporated into armor to reinforce vital areas. This …

  • Flametouched Iron

    Mined only in the Ashridge Mountains, flametouched iron is rare and considered sacred by followers of Fiers. When mined, this iron variety has a speckled dark red color, resembling rust, but when it is refined, it takes on a rich, crimson hue and …

  • Absinthe

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ An alcoholic liqueur flavored with wormwood, an aromatic plant which provides nice flavor and color to absinthe. “Madness and death are not things to which I aspire.” is a common saying to those that …

  • Aliant

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ A brilliant blue dry wine made by catfolk. This wine is produced from berries of the alia plant, a plant exclusive to the dark valleys of Ikari's jungle. Each Alia plant will produce at most a fourth of …

  • Blink Dog 20-20

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Normal _Description:_ Nicknamed "Blink Dog 20/20" by locals, this wine is touted by its ’connoisseurs’ as “grape squeezins with a kick." This less-than-remarkable wine is the poor man’s drink in many port dives and small towns. …

  • Bloody Mary

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ A very exotic and questionably evil drink, a Bloody Mary contains strange, rare, and usually illegal ingredients: pure tomato juice, rare Tabasco sauce (a spicy additive with the main ingredient being …

  • Brindleberry Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Normal _Description:_ This unusually alcoholic wine made from the brindleberry is a favorite across Creed, though is the center of much debate. It is a powerful aphrodisiac, and can cause a significant decrease in inhibitions …

  • Brown Mold Beer

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Normal _Description:_ A beer with a strong malted taste made from brown mold. In an unusual reaction to fermenting, the brown mold keeps the beer chill for long periods of time, even in hot climates. For this reason some tavern …

  • Cragg's Flaming Twister

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ A strange brew created by Cragg, a crazy half-ogre bartender. For as famously ugly as Cragg was, he managed to make one hell of a drink that's stayed famous around the world even decades after his …

  • Dimech Beer

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Poor Description: This potent beer was created by the dwarven artificer Dimech who was quite fond of being drunk but hated wasting his time getting there. Game Effects: This beer gets the drinker drunk fast. The save made …

  • Dornakh

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Poor _Description:_ This liquor is a favorite of goblinkind, who distill this most strange and potent liquor. Civilized races view this drink as a distorted form of whiskey. It is dull red in color with a harsh metallic …

  • Dragon's Blood

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Normal _Description:_ This bright red drink is said to have an interesting taste, similar to liquid fire, with a surprisingly rich and tingly aftertaste. Ale quenches the burning sensation somewhat, water makes it worse. …

  • Dragon's Breath

    * Type: Liquor (Mixed) * Quality: Very Good _Description:_ A popular mixed drink at Red Dragon’s Tavern was originally created by the tavern’s owner Beoli. Beoli was well known in his region as a rum distiller, but it was his mixed drinks that really …

  • Dwarven Jalapeno Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Very Poor _Description:_ For a wine, the alcohol content is fairly high, similar to Port, though it has a taste and consistency similar to drinking Tabasco sauce. While not necessarily the most unpleasant drink, many drinkers …

  • Dwarven Thrower

    * Type: Liquor (Mixture) * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ The Dwarven Thrower is a mixture of several types of dwarven liquors. It is so popular that it is sold premixed in all establishments of those run by dwarves. Some clans even have a rite of …

  • Ashridge Brandy

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ A superior brandy made with a variety of ingredients gathered from across all of the Ashridge. While all ingredients are fairly well known, the process for making this brandy is long, complicated, …

  • Fire Beer

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Normal _Description:_ While some unscrupulous tavern owners would have people think that this drink is made on/from the Elemental Plane of Fire, it is actually nothing more than obscure ale that started life as a practical joke …

  • The Flaming Amigo

    * Type: Liquor (Mixed) * Quality: Very Poor (an acquired taste) _Description:_ A dangerous drink indeed. The ingredients tell it all: * 2 oz. dark rum * 2 oz. light rum * 2 oz. 150 proof rum * 2 oz. vodka * 2 oz. whiskey * 2 oz. tequila * 2 …

  • Gammonberry Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ A highly intoxicating but delicious drink. This wine is very expensive as it uses a number of rare fruits to produce (with gammonberry being the main ingredient). A famous story says that when offered …

  • Glempe

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Good (Acquired Taste) _Description:_ Glempé is created by the Ashridge barbarians. Originally made as a drink for long travels, the violent nature of the drink found it a special place as a test of strength during coming of age …

  • Green Slime Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ This very rare wine is made by using the remains of a small Green Slime. This can be either a white or a red wine, though it will always have a green tinge. If correctly brewed, the wine will have a …

  • Jagerbeir

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Normal _Description:_ Jagerbeir is a dark, bitter dwarven brew. This black beer is made of fermented fungus and cabbage. Over ten varieties of each make up the ingredients, which helps keep it a closely guarded secret (although …

  • Jolly Dwarf

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ The most popular and best straight whiskey in Coricona and, many would argue, the best on Creed. Jolly Dwarf has unfortunately become incredibly rare, as the distillery which made it was swept up in …

  • Klatchlan Coffee

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ A strong coffee liquor favored by the fire angels of Dentyr. Highly caffeinated, this drink is loved for its ability to keep a reveler going through even the most lengthy of festivals. _Game …

  • Lycanthrope Moonshine

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Good _Description:_ This distilled whiskey has a unique cream flavor that's very popular amongst lycanthropes, although each type of lycanthrope (i.e. werewolf, werebear, etc.) has its own particular brand. Interestingly, …

  • Mages' Brew

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Very Good to Excellent _Description:_ Mages’ Brew is a potent and smooth drink, one of the few alchemical drink creations to gain significant popularity. Spellcasters have a great deal of immunity to the effects of this drink …

  • Minotaur Malt Liquor

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Good _Description:_ This malt liquor beer is very popular amongst rough-and-tumble adventurers, largely due to its high alcohol content. The name symbolizes the hardiness of the brew. One popular advertisement is “Get Minotaur …

  • Obliviax Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Normal _Description:_ Made with Memory Moss as an ingredient, this wine is very special and prized not for its taste but for its side effects. If the wine was properly fermented, the drinker will acquire the memories of …

  • Old Dragon's Breath

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ O.D.B. come in two varieties — Old Dragon’s Breath and Old Demon's Blood — which are very similar. Old Dragon's Breath is a coppery red liquor, made with a smooth vodka base mixed with sweet and hot …

  • Old Demon's Blood

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ O.D.B. come in two varieties — Old Dragon’s Breath and Old Demon's Blood — which are very similar. Old Demon's Blood, a smooth black liquor, is a Tabasco-infused tequila mixed to form a searingly …

  • Old One-Eye

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Poor _Description:_ Old One-Eye is a special brew almost all taverns are familiar with. The ingredients are one cask of a good beer, several casks of water (depending on the cheapness of the maker), and a bottle or two of poor …

  • Dwarven Pride

    * Type: Beer (sort of) * Quality: Normal _Description:_ Dwarven Pride is the result of one too many dwarves trying to perfect the Dwarven Thrower. While this alchemical drink is considered to be far inferior to the Thrower, many enjoy downing a …

  • Pulgue

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Poor _Description:_ Pulgue is a fermented drink made in the the deserts of northern Dentyr. Made by the goblins of the region, it is made from the juice of a cactus plant called agave. It isn’t the best drink in the world, …

  • Red Righettini Fungus Beer

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Average _Description:_ Developed out of the Righettini fungus that grow in the deep caves of Dentyr, this beer is a favorite of many orcs and fire angels. Red Righettini Fungus Beer tastes like an odd beer, but has a fair …

  • Rocgut

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Very Poor _Description:_ Created in a tarvern named the Red Roc, the main drink of the dive is suitably named Rocgut. Rocgut is a potent and disgusting brew, made from the bodily fluids of a slain roc, including the blood, …

  • First Strike

    *First Strike:* When used in a charge, a first strike weapon deals double damage, as if the wielder had cast [[Rhino's Rush]] (benefiting only the first successful attack with the weapon on a charge). A first strike weapon is always considered to be set …

  • Sake

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Normal to Excellent _Description:_ Sake is an odd beer brewed from rice and served hot. Originally made by the avens of Dentyr, kitsune have long had a particular love for the drink and have turned its production into something …

  • The Silver Wolf

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Fantastic _Description:_ This exotic vodka-like liquor is made from the blood of dire wolf alphas, unholy water, potatoes grown on hallowed ground, and a variety of secret additional ingredients. It is usually served in a …

  • Shocking Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Very Good _Description:_ This excellent sparkling white wine is made of grapes from the Elemental Plane of Air and contains a small electric charge. Drinking this wine sends a pleasant shocking sensation through the imbiber. …

  • Tiefling Iced Tea

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Very Good _Description:_ Tiefling Iced Tea is currently only made and served in the Black Sails Tavern in Klurikon. It is always served in a Blueshined steel mug as that is the only thing that can hold this brew without …

  • The Utter Moron

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ An incredibly rare drink made by dragons. Crafted from their elemental bile, bottled, and stored for five years, then combined with a mixture of whiskey and beer (few people know how much of each) …

  • Whimsey Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Excellent _Description:_ Whimsy Wine is a rare concoction created by wild mages or in areas of wild magic. A fruity, fizzy drink, the effects of this alcohol can be most amusing. _Game Effects:_ Unless the drinker is a wild …

  • Yellow Mold Beer

    * Type: Beer (Malt) * Quality: Good _Description:_ A light-tasting and pale beer made from fermented yellow mold. While there is a slight chance that if some spores survive the fermentation process that the drinker will suffer from hallucinations, …

  • Zombie Killer

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Good _Description:_ Zombie Killer is a black liquor made by fermenting a rare fungus that only grows on the bodies of zombies. While many rumors of some rather bizarre enchantments and rituals being required to make this …

  • Rainbow Dust

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Good _Description:_ An unusual liquor that sparkles and glows various colors, radiating reds, blues, violets, oranges, yellows, greens, and various other spectacular colors. Occasionally a person might distinguish some sort …

  • Something to Remember

    * Type: Liquor * Quality: Good _Description:_ A pale blue drink with a sweet and subtle flavor. Made from a particular plant native to the [[The Faewoods | faewoods]], this drink is extremely expensive but holds the unusual ability to lock memories …

  • Amareth Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Fantastic _Description:_ A very rare elven wine, this golden wine must be aged for over one hundred years. Rarely found outside private collections, the highly coveted Amareth is said to be the finest thing a person could ever …

  • Calavaasel

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Good _Description:_ Calavaasel is a light red wine with a wonderful, sweet taste. It acts as a mild stimulant and is quite popular during long feasts. _Game Effects:_ Normal.

  • Nine Days Dead Ale

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Normal (acquired taste) _Description:_ "Nine Days Dead" is the name of a particular brand of dark ale brewed by the Brimstone Brewery near the southern edge of the twin kingdoms. It is certainly an acquired taste, as it leaves …

  • Nythiral Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Good _Description:_ This light, white wine is an unusual ocean angel creation. Created from a particular kelp native to Aasrugel, it was originally intended to be a dessert wine though it was quickly discovered to be quite …

  • Skahzim

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Very Poor _Description:_ Skahzim is also known as “Gladiator’s Grog." It is a thick, heavy drink with a nutty smell and a most repugnant taste. Skahzim temporarily boosts its drinker's combat prowess, but is exhausting and very …

  • Sylvanblood Wine

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Good _Description:_ This loathsome beverage appears to be a quality red wine and is one of few fae drinks known. Sylvanblood Wine, as the name implies, is the mingling of an average red wine with the blood of elves and the …

  • Tahku

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Very Poor _Description:_ Ogres periodically brew this vile ale. Tahku is a yellowish-green in color, has a thick and chunky consistency, and a nauseating smell which resembles the odor of stale sweat, rotten eggs, and drake …

  • Thorgar Ale

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Good (acquired taste) _Description:_ Thorgar ale is a heavy, rich drink, sometimes called “Delver’s Brew” by its original dwarven makers. Thorgar has a hearty taste, thick and full-bodied, though it seems rather harsh until one …

  • Val'Suul

    * Type: Wine * Quality: Normal _Description:_ Val’Suul is a particularly refreshing viashino brew, crafted from the desert vegetation of Rhyza Varus. Typically used while traveling the wastes today, it holds a particularly special place in viashino …

  • White Lotus Mead

    * Type: Beer * Quality: Good _Description:_ A light drink with a milky consistency and a sharp taste. A glass of White Lotus mead puts the drinker in a relaxed and euphoric state for about an hour, very similar to cannabis. Some people claim that they …

  • Double Strike

    *Double-Strike:* You may make two attacks with this weapon when you attack with it as a basic standard action, the second attack made at a -5 penalty. Additionally, you may make two attacks against the same opponent at the end of a charge. The second …

  • Twinned

    *Twinned:* A twinned weapon allows the wielder to [[Weapon and Armor Enchantments|apply their enchantments]] to two separate weapons. The enchantments must be applied to the weapons as normal, but the character may advance the enchantments of the …

  • Moxen Gems

    The Moxen Gems or Moxes are a set of gemstones that occasionally infuse themselves with one or more of the colors of mana as they form. * [[Ruby]] drawing [[Red]] [[Mana]] * [[Emerald]] drawing [[Green]] mana * [[Pearl]] drawing [[White]] mana * [[ …

  • Elemental Gems

    The four Elemental Gems, the [[Moss Agate]], [[Fire Agate]], [[Frost Agate]], and [[Sky Agate]], are a collection of gems that naturally resonate with the four elements. Unlike the [[Moxen Gems]], the Elemental Gems are usually denoted as such simply for …

  • Lance

    The lance is a common weapon for knights, paladins, and other warriors who favor fighting from horseback. Lances have had a substantial mechanical change from Pathfinder core Lance * Base Cost: 10g * Two-Handed Melee Weapon * Damage S: 1d6 * …

  • Isochron Scepter

    _The golden scepter is topped with an ornate head and carved with arcane glyphs. A faint voice can be heard reciting spells when held._ An isochron scepter is unique Crafter item capable of holding the knowledge of spells within it, allowing a mage …

  • Serran Scabbard

    _A finely crafted bleached leather scabbard with a silver reinforcements. The symbol of serra graces the front of the scabbard._ While not necessarily tied to the Serran religion, it's believed the original creator of the scabbard was a member and the …

  • Item Modifications

    _This page is In the Works_ *Temporary Pricing* * Simple: 100 gp weapons/50 gp armor * Moderate: 200 gp weapons/100 gp armor * Complex: 400 gp weapon/200 gp armor All modifications are subject to GM/group approval and basic logic. Modifications …

  • Greatcleaver

    The greatcleaver resembles a large greatsword that tapers out to a large axe-head usable only by [[Barbarians|barbarians]]. The weapon's awkward design makes it difficult to use but provides a crushing offensive for any barbarian skilled enough to master …

  • Keldon Waraxe

    The keldon waraxe resembles a single-bladed greataxe with a deeply extended blade usable only by [[Keldons|keldons]]. A difficult weapon for even the most adept of keldons, the weapon maims most who try master it's deadly form. *Keldon Waraxe* * Base …

  • Outrider's Greatspear

    An ancient and incredibly awkward weapon, the outrider's greatspear is a testament to both orcish innovation and their ceremonial culture. Usable only by [[Orcs]], this weapon is a hybridization of their traditional totem spears and the lances favored by …

  • Striva

    Supposedly gifted to the talruum by their god of destruction, Torahn, the striva is a weapon of war usable only by [[Minotaurs]]. While it's rare to see any but a talruum using this weapon, hurloon warriors have occasionally taken the years necessary to …

  • Black Lotus

    _This page is in the works_ *Lotus Petal:* A shed petal from a lotus. A lotus petal used during spellcasting provides the user six mana of any color to power the spell, replaces up to 1,000 gp worth of material components and/or foci required by the …

  • Planar Forks

    Unique magical items, planar forks facilitate for planar travel that transports a caster to a plane other than a Creed, Limbo, or the Shadow Lands. Planar forks rely on materials particularly resonate with desired destination plane, rare and often guarded …

  • Chasuble of Power

    A short robe that confers greater offensive mystical might upon the wearer. Chasubles of power are always attuned to a single element or alignment and add 1d6 points of damage (lesser) or 2d6 points of damage (greater) to any spell the wearer casts that …

  • Master's Mark

    A ring that grants specialized casting proficiency to the wearer. A master's mark is always attuned to an school or [[Descriptor]], such as alignments or elements, and grants a +1 or +2 Insight bonus to the wearer's caster level for that attuned school or …

  • Amulet of Focused Survival

    The wearer of this amulet gains a resistance bonus on all saving throws, as with a cloak of resistance, but the resistance bonus on one chosen save is one greater. In addition, once per day as an immediate action, the character may choose to reroll a …

  • Casting

    *Casting:* The Casting enchantment may only be placed on a one-handed or larger weapon or a heavy or larger shield that possesses the [[Item Modifications|Storing Item Modification]]. Once per round while wielding a casting item, you can activate a magic …

  • Spell Stealing

    *Spell Stealing:* A Spell Stealing weapon allows its wielder to siphon active magisc from a target and transfer it to herself. When the wielder rolls a critical threat against a target, she can forgo confirming the critical hit and instead automatically …

  • Leathers

    While technically an extensive subject, nearly every creature can have their [[Hide|hide]] [[Tanning|turned]] into some sort of [[Leather|leather]] or harvested for scale. Some examples are below. * [[Winter Wolf Pelt]] * [[Turtlefish Scale]] * [[ …

  • Pack-Treated

    Pack-treating a hide while it is being worked is a costly refinement process usually only undertaken for high ranking members of a ranger's pack or warden's grove. By refining the base material with additional hide suffused with specific mystical unguents …

  • King's-Weave

    King's-weaving a textile while it is being worked is a costly refinement process usually only done for high ranking members of the nobility or a mage's council. By refining the base material with additional thread suffused with specific mystical unguents …

  • Grove-Worked

    Grove-working wood or a plant while it is being worked is a costly refinement process usually only done for ranking members of a druid's grove. By refining the base material with additional layers of wood or plant material suffused with specific mystical …

  • Boots of Striding

    An item that provide an enhancement bonus to a single type of movement speed. While commonly called the Boots of Striding, the item must actually be in an appropriate slot depending on the type of movement speed to be enhanced - such as boots or legs for …

  • Wings of Flying

    *Wings of Flying:* A cloak that grants its wearer a magical fly speed of 60 ft (average), whipping about them as if in a heavy breeze as they fly. Magical fly speeds allow a creature to move straight up from the ground if prone and can function in airless …

  • Traveler's Trousers

    A pair of pants enhances a creature's racial land speed. The pants can increase a wearer's racial base land speed to up to a maximum of 60 feet. Creatures with a racial land speed of 0 ft cannot benefit from this item. The effects of this item apply …

  • Bronzewood

    This exceptionally hard wood is useful in the manufacture of armor and weapons. Bronzewood is incredibly rare, the trees themselves are short and thin and are usually found as single trees or growing in very small groups - so far, all attempts to …

  • Serranwood

    Serranwood is a rare tree that resembles a whitewashed willow tree and possesses a magical buoyancy, named after the goddess Serra. Found only on high cliffs and mountainous plateaus, the wood seems to thrive only in thin air nearest the sun and has never …

  • Leafweave

    An ancient elvish artform, supposedly brought to Creed by the [[The Old Lords|Old Lords]] and mastered in the generations since. As the name suggests, leafweave is made from the plant leaves that have been treated with mystical and alchemical ointments. …

  • Arrowgrass

    Arrowgrass is a plentiful, sturdy wild grass found in Celanthiral that is mildly narcotic when chewed. Woodworkers will occasionally use he strong grassto make arrow shafts, finding that the unique design allows the arrow to fly further and with greater …

  • Mirith

    Mirith is a chalky white ore that is most often found in mithral mines, often quarried near Celanthiral. Raw mirith ore is distinctive in its whiteness and that a _Detect Magic_ spell can faintly detect the metal as if it possessed the lingering aura of …

  • Century Plant

    The century plant is an incredibly rare, strongly magical desert agave-like plant with leaves that sheen somewhat metallic gold. This plant gathers what little green mana exists in deserts and stores this energy for one hundred years before creating a …

  • Darkwood

    This rare black wood appears similar to ebony and is as hard as normal wood but very light. Darkwood has hardness 5 and 10 hit points per inch. To determine the price of a darkwood item, use the original weight but add 10 gp per pound to the price of a …

  • Blanchwood

    Blanchwood is pale green in color and is a strong, hard, heavy wood that is occasionally called stonewood. It has hardness 7 and 13 hit points per inch of thickness. The DC for breaking a blanchwood item with a Strength check increases by 5 compared to a …

  • Wirewood

    Wirewood trees look much like a paper birch and is a very bendable material - often found in inner areas of the [[The Great Forest|Great Forest]] where baloths and wurms like to travel. Woodworkers work and twist this extremely flexible material in a time …

  • Rushwood

    Rushwood is a pale brown cypress-like waterwood tree that grows in small groves in forest ponds or occasionally near slow-moving rivers. Although no stronger than normal wood, the wood possesses a natural resiliency that allows it to remain alive even …

  • Magnigoth

    Magnigoth trees are a species of long-lived and fairly rare trees that can grow thousands of feet tall. Unfortunately, almost no magnigoths ever reach their true potential. Without near perfect weather and soil conditions, many magnigoths will die far …

  • Barkcloth

    Barkcloth or bark cloth is a versatile material that is commonly made and used by catfolk. Barkcloth comes primarily from trees of the Moraceae family, most famously including the mulberry trees. Sodden strips of the fibrous inner bark of these trees into …

  • Barkwrap

    Barkwrap is a special form of flexible material made by weaving together sodden strips of the fibrous of inner treebark (much like making [[Barkcloth|barkcloth]]), then treating the resulting material with special alchemical processes. The resulting …

  • Wildwood

    Wildwood is an exotic type of tree, named for it's connection to the elemental wilds. Normally found only on the four elemental planes, wildwood possesses an inherent mystical connection to their native elemental plane. Wildwood's resonates aggressively …

  • Master-Cut

    Master-Cutting a gemstone while it is being worked is a costly refinement process usually only done for master mages or by any minotaur fortunate enough to have a [[Kristorahn]] [[Striva]]. By refining the base material with a crystal lacquer suffused …

  • Crafting with Monster Materials

    Many craftsmen find that working with monstrous materials - that is, working with the body parts of slain monsters - can provide many unique advantages, creating a superior enchanting medium or providing unique benefits otherwise unobtainable. Some of …

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