The Scarab of Manthor

Category:
jewelry
Description:

This is a beetle-shaped brooch, made of blue-green stone set in brass. It has a long pin to attach it to a cloak or shirt.
This item was created by a group of four magicians to help a thief steal from the holdings of House Medari of Thera.
One of the mages was an agent of Marrek.

Bio:

This is a thread item with six ranks.
Spell Defense: 16
Legend point cost: Warden

Rank One Key Knowledge: The wearer must learn the scarab’s Name.
Rank Two Key Knowledge: The wearer must learn the Name of the Elementalist who helped create the Scarab.* Gera of the Flame*
Rank Three Key Knowledge: The wearer must learn the Name of the Necromancer who helped create the Scarab. Talos the Beneficent
Rank Four Key Knowledge: The wearer must learn the Name of the Wizard who helped create the Scarab. Short Ceran
Rank Five Key Knowledge: The wearer must learn the Name of the Illusionist who helped create the Scarab. Benke the Irresistible
Rank Five Deed: The wearer must steal a valuable item from House Medari, using each of the abilities of the scarab.

The brooch grants the wearer the ability to cast several different spells. If the wearer does not have access to the Spellcasting talent, he may use Perception instead. No threads need be woven to cast these spells – this is taken care of by the brooch through the Strain damage.

Thread Rank Effect
1 For 2 Strain, the wearer gains access to the Crunch Climb spell.
2 For 4 Strain, the wearer gains access to the Gills spell.
3 For 2 Strain, the wearer gains access to the Ethereal Darkness spell. The wearer is treated as a Nethermancer for the purposes of this spell.
4 For 1 Strain, the wearer gains access to the Leaps and Bound spell.
5 For 2 Strain, the wearer gains access to the Nobody Here spell.
6 For 4 Strain, the wearer gains access to the Nightflyer’s Cloak spell.

The Scarab of Manthor

Call of the Vigilant gemore