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Magical Artefacts

Magic items are rare, extremely valuable and highly prized in the Warhammer World. [1]

The simplest artefact with magical power can fetch a high price and the artefacts of power are next to priceless. [1]

Appearance

Although there are those that are heavily ornate, encrusted with jewels and carvings most are made to be used and not to draw attention. [1]

Creation

Techniques for creating binding enchantments change from item to item and even a pair of swords created by the same weaponsmith require different enchantments. This is why Dwarf Runes are regarded with such respect and curiosty in the Empire and what has also led to some wizards seeking the forbidden knowledge of rune-mastery. [1]

Its rare for a enchanter to devise a stable way to make a particular type of item and it is virtually impossible for them to communicate the exact method to another. To replicate anothers work, they must duplicate the mindset and style of the wizard whilst also following the Magical Law of Sympathy. [1]

Identifying Magic Items

An unknown magical item may be able to examined by a magically aware person and attempt to find out what its abilities are. [2a]

Types

Amulets

They are found in a variety of forms including braclets, medallion and other types of jewellery. [2a]

Armour

Magical armour is extremely valuable and rare, protecting the wearer in relation to the strength of the enchantment. [2b]

Boots

Most will shift to match the size of a wearer, although some only work for specific races. [2b]

Grimoires

Books of spells that can teach wizards new spells. [2c]

Jewel of Power

A self-renewing magical energy source, they come in several varities. [2c]

Potions

Magical liquids that will affect anyone who drinks it. [2d]

Rings

Scrolls

Inscribed with the magical ability to cast a spell without the risk of miscasting - once used the scroll turns to dust. Rarely Scrolls will have mutiple spells writen into them, each fading from the scroll when cast and the scroll only crumbling when the last has been used. [2e]

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Sources

Magic
Lores of Magic Alchemy - Battle Magic - Dark Magic - Daemonology - Elementalism - High Magic - Ice Magic - Illusion - Lore of Beasts - Lore of Death - Lore of Fire - Lore of Hashut - Lore of the Heavens - Lore of Hedgecraft - Lore of Life - Lore of Metal - Lore of Nehekhara - Lore of Nurgle - Lore of Shadow - Lore of Slaanesh - Lore of the Great Maw - Lore of the Serpent - Lore of the Warp - Lore of Tzeentch - Lore of Undeath - Lore of Yang - Lore of Yin - Necromancy - Petty Magic - Waaagh! Magic
Other Magic Dwarf Runes - Magic items - Warpstone
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