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  • 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]] …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

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