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Magical Item – Spellbook for Arcane Magic

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Base Item – Spellbook for Arcane Magic

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.

  • Magical Item – Common – Spellbook for Arcane Magic – 50 gp
    • Appearance: This book in inscribed using Arcane Script which is unable to be read with the naked eye. It has a prism attached to the cover with a chain that allows the reader to decipher the words on the pages. The book has up to 100 pages.
    • Standard: The prism can be activated with a Prestidigitation, otherwise it requires an arcane check DC 15 to read each time. A spell takes up a page per level, with cantrips also taking a page. Undead Creation Research takes up two pages per hit dice of undead. Rituals take up four pages per level of the ritual. This item can only accept spells for the Sorceres, Wizard, Fighter and Rogue using the Arcane Magic of the world (linked to the Arcana Skill).
    • Attunement: You can read this book without assistance. You can prepared an additional spell from this book when doing your daily preparations. This will allow a Spontaneous caster (Sorcerer, Fighter or Rogue) to prepare an additonal spell from this book if they take time to conduct a daily preparation.
    • Relic: When used by a dragon a standard version of the spell can be used for a ritual.

Example Campaign Items – Spellbook for Arcane Magic

Hurcele Spellbook (F030)
  • Magical Item – Common – Hercele Spellbook – 400 gp
    • Description: Spellbook owned by Sharwyn Hercele. This book in inscribed using Arcane Script which is unable to be read with the naked eye. It has a prism attached to the cover with a chain that allows the reader to decipher the words on the pages. The book has up to 100 pages.
    • Standard: The prism can be activated with a Prestidigitation, otherwise it requires an arcane check DC 15 to read each time. A spell takes up a page per level, with cantrips also taking a page. Undead Creation Research takes up two pages per hit dice of undead. Rituals take up four pages per level of the ritual. This item can only accept spells for the Sorceres, Wizard, Fighter and Rogue using the Arcane Magic of the world (linked to the Arcana Skill).
    • Attunement: You can read this book without assistance. You can prepared an additional spell from this book when doing your daily preparations. This will allow a Spontaneous caster (Sorcerer, Fighter or Rogue) to prepare an additonal spell from this book if they take time to conduct a daily preparation.
    • Relic: When used by a dragon a standard version of the spell can be used for a ritual.
    • Book of 100 pages containing the following:
      • Cantrips: (3 pages) Light, Prestidigitation, Ray of Frost
      • 1st Level: (4 pages) Colour Spray, Magic Missile, Shield, Sleep
    • Owners:
      • ????-??-?? – Sharwyn Hercele (Human Wizard) School of Magic.
      • 1000-07-23 – Xhall (Human Ranger) room 56 – The Sunless Citadel.
The Black Spellbook (F009)

Rare Item Value
Price: 2d10 x1,000 gp (2,000 to 20,000) – 50% for consumable items
Base Price: 12,000 gp or 6,000 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.

  • Magical Item – Rare – The Black Spellbook – 3,500 gp
    • Description: Spellbook owned by Oreioth. Contains Xhall’s Family History. This book in inscribed using Arcane Script which is unable to be read with the naked eye. It has a prism attached to the cover with a chain that allows the reader to decipher the words on the pages. The book has up to 100 pages.
    • Standard: The prism can be activated with a Prestidigitation, otherwise it requires an arcane check DC 15 to read each time. A spell takes up a page per level, with cantrips also taking a page. Undead Creation Research takes up two pages per hit dice of undead. Rituals take up four pages per level of the ritual. This item can only accept spells for the Sorceres, Wizard, Fighter and Rogue using the Arcane Magic of the world (linked to the Arcana Skill).
    • Attunement: You can read this book without assistance. You can prepared an additional spell from this book when doing your daily preparations. This will allow a Spontaneous caster (Sorcerer, Fighter or Rogue) to prepare an additonal spell from this book if they take time to conduct a daily preparation.
    • Awakened: This spellbook counts as a healers kit for treating wounds or stabalising a character, though it requires you to be striking the subject when doing so causing 1d4 subdual damage in the process.
    • Relic: When used by a dragon a standard version of the spell can be used for a ritual.
    • Book of 100 pages containing the following:
      • Cantrips: (4 pages) Chill Touch, Minor Illusion, Prestidigitation, Shocking Grasp
      • 1st Level: (4 pages) False Life, Mage Armour, Magic Missile, Ray of Sickness
      • 2nd Level: (4 pages) Crown of Madness, Misty Step
      • 3rd Level: (6 pages) Animate Dead, Vampiric Touch
      • Family History: (20 pages) including details on family locations in Glantri and Karameikos.
      • Undead Creation Research: (12 pages) Crawling Claw (1HD), Skeleton (2HD), Zombie (3HD)
    • Owners:
      • ????-??-?? – Oreioth (Human Necromancer) Collected upon death of Xhall’s father with his skull.
      • 1000-02-14 – Xhall (Human Ranger) room L6 Necromancer’s Cave, Princes of the Apocalypse.

Content Updates

  • 2021-07-17 – Updated to match the Original Item updates.
  • 2021-05-01 – Updating links.
  • 2021-04-16 – Adding notes for spontaneous casters and linking primal magic specifically to Sorcerers, Wizards, Fighters and Rogues.
  • 2020-10-26 – Layout.
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