- Fair damage bonus when used as a melee weapon.
- The rod reduces the effect of any harmful energy magic that would affect the wielder by one rank. This includes both area of effect and targeted spells.
- Three times per day the wielder can command the rod to absorb spells for ten rounds. This power will absorb all targeted spells, both harmful and beneficial, directed at the wielder. The energies of an absorbed spell remain stored for one day (see below).
- The wielder can release the energy of a previously absorbed spell, directing it against a single target of their choice exactly as it was originally cast against them. This power can be invoked thrice per day.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
The Rod of Mirrors is a six foot rod of flat black metal, three inches in diameter. The lower portion is etched with a swirling pattern of fine lines that swirl up the rod like flame, barely visible. The top foot of the rod is cut and polished into a chaotic array of half-inch wide silver facets that cover its entire surface. The rod is quite heavy, though not so heavy as to be unwieldy. If checked for magical properties, the rod radiates Superb alteration and Good protection magic. A Good check of divination magic will reveal the rod's magical properties: