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UPDATED - Sept 2019

  • Open for use by publishers*
  • New Artwork
  • Revised Descriptions
  • Bonus Material
  • Landscape Format 

*Publishers, you are welcome to take and use the magic items in here, for free, when creating adventures or supplements for sale on DMsGuild or elsewhere. All we ask is a written credit. We hope our fellow publishers will enjoying making use of the content in here. 

To celebrate the update, we are offering this at a 25% discount for September!

Have some unfortunate consequences to your magic items!

Players are magpies ... they collect any and everything they come across and, let's face it, they have a thing for magic items. So how about you give them what they want ... with a twist ... magic rope that unties itself, items that boost their armour class but attract unwanted attention, a magic carpet with phobias ... the list goes on.

Inside you will find 21 cursed magic items along with unfortunate magic items suitable for any adventure theme from the jungles of Chult, the Nentir Vale or across to Ravenloft. Canny players might find positive uses for these items and indeed some of them do have positive effects ... but there is always an unfortunate side effect. 

Included are full descriptions, short narrative histories and stats for the following – (rarity is indicated after the item name):

  1. Bottle of Stink, uncommon 
  2. Potion of Psychedelic Vision, uncommon 
  3. Chalice of Misfortune, rare 
  4. Candy of silence, uncommon 
  5. Necklace of Fame, rare 
  6. Garment of Infamy, rare 
  7. Carpet of Will, very rare 
  8. Gas of Confusion, rare 
  9. Potion of Gibber 
  10. Lesser Belt of Banishment, rare 
  11. Greater Belt of Banishment, very rare 
  12. Rope of Slippage, unusual 
  13. Scent of the Prey, very rare 
  14. Bag of Rust and Decay, rare 
  15. Map of Wandering, very rare 
  16. Bracers of Binding, rare 
  17. Mirror of Vanity, uncommon 
  18. Oil of Banishment, uncommon 
  19. Saddle of Haste, rare 
  20. Perfume of Tarnish, rare 
  21. Hat of Forgetfulness, rare

I guarantee you will be able to find a devious use for these items in any Dungeons and Dragons game you DM!

Enjoy, rate and review - all feedback welcome!

Happy gaming.



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Steve N May 31, 2018 8:24 am UTC
HaHaHa! This is a must have!
The Bottle of Stink alone....."Skunks are lilacs on a summer breeze compared to this!, however, your grandfather's cigar does come close..."
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This title was added to our catalog on October 26, 2017.