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DnD Magical Item Folding Boat

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Magical Item – Folding Boat

Dungeon Masters Guide
dmg – Dungeon Masters Guide 5E

Base Item – Folding Boat

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.

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C – Common, U – Uncommon, R – Rare, VR – Very Rare, L – Legendary, A – Artefact, Cu – Cursed

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Magical Item – Rare – Folding Boat – 12,000 gp

  • Standard: This object appears as a wooden box that measures 12 inches long, 6 inches wide, and 6 inches deep. It weighs 4 pounds and floats. It can be opened to store items inside. This item also has three command words, each requiring you to use an action to speak it.
  • One command word causes the box to unfold into a boat 10 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 2 feet deep. The boat has one pair of oars, an anchor, a mast, and a lateen sail. The boat can hold up to four Medium creatures comfortably.
  • The second command word causes the box to unfold into a ship 24 feet long, 8 feet wide; and 6 feet deep. The ship has a deck, rowing seats, five sets of oars, a steering oar, an anchor, a deck cabin, and a mast with a square sail. The ship can hold fifteen Medium creatures comfortably.
  • When the box becomes a vessel, its weight becomes that of a normal vessel its size, and anything that was stored in the box remains in the boat.
  • The third command word causes the folding boat to fold back into a box, provided that no creatures are aboard. Any objects in the vessel that can’t fit inside the box remain outside the box as it folds. Any objects in the vessel that can fit inside the box do so.
  • Attunement: If you are attuned before use and remain attuned, on the night of the full moon, you can repair damage done to the item of about 25 hp. Also while attuned, others cannot use command words to change the configuration.
  • Relic: If you are a gnome and attuned to this item, you can configure it for small creatures only instead, as a small craft it can hold eight small creature comfortably, and as a large craft it can hold thirty small creatures comfortably.

Example Campaign Items – Folding Boat

Design Details – Folding Boat

This makes a great emergency lifeboat for ships at sea, though is very costly, almost as much (if not more) as the ship it would be fitted to.

Original Item – Folding Boat

Source: Dungeon Masters Guide (dmg170)

FOLDING BOAT

Wondrous item, rare

This object appears as a wooden box that measures 12 inches long, 6 inches wide, and 6 inches deep. It weigh 4 pounds and floats. It can be opened to store items inside. This item also has three command words, each requiring you to use an action to speak it.

One command word causes the box to unfold into a boat 10ft long, 4ft wide, and 2ft deep. The boat as one pair of oars, an anchor, a mast, and a lateen sail. The boat can hold up to four Medium creatures comfortably.

The second command word causes the box to unfold into a ship 24ft long, 8ft wide; and 6ft deep. The ship has a deck, rowing seats, five sets of oars, a steering oar, an anchor, a deck cabin, and a mast with a square sail. The ship can hold fifteen Medium creatures comfortably.

When the box becomes a vessel, its weight becomes that of a normal vessel its size, and anything that was stored in the box remains in the boat.

The third command word causes the folding boat to fold back into a box, provided that no creatures are aboard. Any objects in the vessel that can’t fit inside the box remain outside the box as it folds. Any objects in the vessel that can fit inside the box do so.

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