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Magical Item – Orb of Direction
- Type: Wondrous Item
- Rarity: Common, Gnome Relic
- Original Source: Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (xge139)
- Base Item
- Campaign Examples
- Original Item
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Base Item – Orb of Direction
Common Item Value
Price: (1d6+1) x10 gp (20 to 70 gp) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 50 gp or 25 gp for expendable
Expendable Items can be attuned on use, at the cost of a random attuned item and slot.
Cursed Items auto attune on use and replace a random attuned item and slot.
C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed
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Dragonkind, Dwarven, Elven, Genasi, Giant, Gnome, Halfling, Human
- Magical Item – Common – Orb of Direction – 50 gp
- Standard: While holding this orb, you can use an action to determine which way is north. This property functions only on the material plane.
- Attunement: You can link the orb to a location you touch it to, and instead of knowing which way is north, it will know which way this location is. This effect can only be used once per long rest.
- Relic: When a gnome is attuned to this item you roughly know the distance to the last linked location.
Example Campaign Items – Orb of Direction
- Wyrmsteeth Orb (F033)
Wyrmsteeth Orb (F033)
- Magical Item – Common – Wyrmsteeth Orb – 60 gp
- Standard: While holding this orb, you can use an action to determine which way is north, and you begin to obsess about material wealth. This property functions only on the material plane.
- Attunement: You can link the orb to a location you touch it to, and instead of knowing which way is north, it will know which way this location is. This effect can only be used once per long rest. It grows warm when another dragon (other than the holder) is within 120 ft.
- This item also points to the Wrymsteeth Mountains hatchery as well as north if used by a dragon.
- Relic: When a gnome is attuned to this item you roughly know the distance to the location.
- Details Built from: Created by Dragon, Quirk of Covertous.
- 1000-08-11 Calcyrx (Dragon White) Late Birthday Gift, Wyrmsteeth Mountains. This gift was from the dragon council.
- ?? Calcyx (Dragon White) Incorporated into the Wyrmsteeth Bracers.
Original Item – Orb of Direction
Source: Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (xge139)
ORB OF DIRECTION
Wondrous item, common
While holding this orb, you can use an action to determine which way is north. This property functions only on the Material Plane.
- 2021-07-17 – Added in Original Item version.
- 2021-05-12 – Added more info into the Wrymsteeth Orb.
- 2021-05-01 – Updated and filled in missing information.
- 2020-11-13 – Added in Wrymsteeth Orb of Direction.
- 2020-10-26 – Layout.
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