Weapon:Dark steel war mattock with a grasping claw capping the blackened iron handle

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dark steel war mattock with a grasping claw capping the blackened iron handle
Look: The heavy head of the hammer is crafted from a single block of solid metal, making it rather top-heavy. Though the ends are smooth, each side is carved with the visage of a snarling beast, its mouth open wide to reveal a set of razor-sharp fangs. Set at the end of the leather-wrapped handle, the claw appears to be reaching as if trying to free itself. An empty gem setting mars the mattock's appearance slightly.
Type: Twohanded Blunt
Puncture: somewhat fair (4/28)
Slice: somewhat fair (4/28)
Impact: mighty (17/28)
Force of Impact: reasonably (7/17)
Balance: dismally (2/17)
Suitedness: very well (10/17)
Construction: a bit safeguarded (10/18)
Metal: Yes
Weight: 86 stones
Appraised Cost: Unknown
Dimensions: 11 length x 4 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Magma Falls Mini-Festival Auction

Special

The mattock appears to be capable of holding a single gem.
You think that to put a gem into the socket, you need to PUT the gem in the mattock.
You also think that in order to get a gem back out, you can GET the gem FROM the mattock again while holding it.

Verbs

  • CLEAN: You carefully clean the mattock with a bit of cloth, burnishing away any dirt or grime marring its surface.
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  • RUB: You run your finger lightly along the edge of your mattock, frowning slightly at the empty gem setting.
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  • TAP: You tap out a rhythmic beat on the edge of your mattock.
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  • TOUCH: You gently touch the mattock, running your fingers along its edges.
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