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100 Histories and Legends for Magic Items

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Magical treasures, when found, can often be very boring in nature. Not so much Glamdring and Orcrist, as was found in The Hobbit, but longswords +1. These are completely uninteresting and make magic commonplace rather than exotic.

This supplement has 100 different histories and legends for magic items. Some items are singular, with past owners given, whilst others are tied to locations and groups. These can be tweaked to a GM's own setting if needed. The items are given types and some also have descriptions.

Such histories and legends should not be overused. Not every treasure should have an associated history. Some items are just what they seem. Items that are associated with individuals and groups may have people who think they have more claim to the item than the PCs do.

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Chalice - This two-handled gold chalice is gem-encrusted to the point of tackiness. The prolific covering almost hide the fact that there is a coat of arms picked out by the gems. The coat of arms is one that belonged to Lord Neverhulme, a powerful warrior-mage with imperial pretensions. Despite Neverhulme’s skill in battle and with magic, his lack of diplomatic ability eventually caused his downfall. A force of those he had either defeated or offended finally wiped Neverhulme’s forces out with superior numbers.

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