The Frost Blade of Thorar

Broadword with a design of frost along its hilt

Category:
weapon (melee)
Description:

The Frost Blade of Thorar

Maximum Threads: 2
Spell Defense: 18
Legend Point Cost: Warden

The Frost Blade of Thorar is a broadsword. The sword is enchanted by an air elemental imprisoned within the small diamond embedded in its hilt. Once a thread is woven to the sword, flashes and sparkles appear within the diamond. Without a thread attached, the Frost Blade has the same characteristics as a broadsword.

Bio:

Thread Rank One

Key Knowledge: The wielder must learn that the Name of the sword is The Frost Blade of Thorar.

Effect: The sword is now Damage Step 10. Its tip develops a cold blue sheen and gives the wielder a power similar to the Flameweapon spell, but inflicts cold damage instead. For 1 Strain the wielder rolls a separate D6 Frost Die with the weapon’s next Damage Test. Unlike the Flameweapon spell, the Frost die result never does harm to the wielder.

Thread Rank Two

Effect: The sword now contains a spell matrix of a rank equal to the Thread Rank Woven. A magician may place a spell in the sword and the wielder may cast that spell as if casting from a spell matrix , the sword is treated as a Spell Matrix Object for this purpose (Player’s Player’s Guide, p. 280). The wielder may use his Perception step to make the Spellcasting Test if he does not know the Spellcasting talent.

Thread Rank Three

Key Knowledge: The wielder must learn that the spirit in the blade is an air elemental.

Effect: The Frost Die is now a D8.

Thread Rank Four

Effect: The sword is now Damage Step 11.

Thread Rank Five

Key Knowledge: The wielder must learn that the Name of the elemental spirit trapped in the blade is Dokelnacht.

Effect: The Frost Die is now a D10.

Thread Rank Six

Effect: The sword is now Damage Step 12.

Thread Rank Seven

Deed: The air elemental must be rebound to the blade.

Effect: The Frost Die is now a D12. The wielder adds +3 Physical and Mystic Armor against cold-based attacks.

The Frost Blade of Thorar

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