Blighted gold

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Blighted gold at a Glance
Material Type Metals, Golds
Colors Green, Purple, Blue, Black, Gold
Rarity Quest-Only
Cultural Relevance
Required for Alterations Yes

A corrupted version of the blue gold that the Prydaen had traditionally used to create holy symbols, blighted gold is neither truly man-made nor natural, but instead a product of long term exposure to the necromantic perversion that permeates everything in the western lands.

The most common way to encounter blighted gold is in old pieces of jewelry or decorations worn by the undead themselves, the once-valued possessions of the original person left to fester just as much as their bodies. Due to this, it is thought that such close contact with undeath may speed up the process of corruptive conversion.

For reasons unknown to the remaining living denizens beyond the Barrier, only blue gold has suffered this particular fate, and it has become a point of pride to reclaim as many of these pieces as is possible, leading to warriors frequently wearing them as memorials to the lost.

Blighted gold has a distinctive, mottled appearance containing all of the hues of rotting flesh and does not hold a shine, no matter how often it is polished.

Alteration Rules

This material is required for alterations.





Items

ItemSource isRare item
Blighted gold ankle cuffBeyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyras/End loottrue
Blighted gold bracelet studded with large flame opalsBeyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyras/End loottrue
Blighted gold shariza medal striated with skeins of blue goldSpring Promotion 2020/Beyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyrastrue
Jagged-edged hand claws decorated with blighted gold veinsBeyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyras/End loottrue
Oddly assembled full battle plate covered with blighted gold symbolsBeyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyras/Incidental Loottrue
Pair of hecatontagonal blighted gold zills centered with a tiny red diamond blood dropCircular dawnfire steel zills casetrue
Pitted iron survival knife with a blighted gold handleBeyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyrastrue
Several strands of black diamonds interspersed with blighted gold discsBox crafted from deeply-oiled diamondwoodBeyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyras/End loottrue

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