Weapon:Grey and brown streaked cutlass scattered with granite-colored speckles

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grey and brown streaked cutlass scattered with granite-colored speckles
Look: A small six-colored gem is imbedded in the base of the cutlass's blade and surrounding it, etched into the metal, is a phrase written in an unknown script.
Type: Medium Edged
Puncture: low (3/28)
Slice: somewhat heavy (8/28)
Impact: somewhat moderate (6/28)
Force of Impact: poorly (3/17)
Balance: fairly (5/17)
Suitedness: soundly (8/17)
Construction: rather reinforced (11/18)
Metal: Yes
Weight: 37 stones
Appraised Cost: 687,500 Kronars
550,000 Lirums
496,100 Dokoras
687.5 LTBpoints
687.5 Tickets
687.5 Scrips
Special Properties:
  • This item is magical.
Dimensions: 5 length x 2 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Quelling the Riot/End loot, Feast of Eluned 1 auction

The cutlass changes its appearance according to the user's mana type. FOCUS upon it to change its mana attunement to the desired frequency, and then RAISE it to change its appearance. The default attunement is elemental mana, but there is a skill check involved, with somewhere between 150 and 300 ranks required for success.

Focus

Failure

You focus your magical senses on the cutlass.
You sense that the cutlass possesses a magical pattern that will attune itself to the mana type of its wielder.
You sense that the cutlass is currently aligned to respond to an Elemental magic user.
You attempt to shift the alignment of the weapon to Holy magic, but fail.
Roundtime: 10 sec.

Success

You focus your magical senses on the cutlass.
You sense that the cutlass possesses a magical pattern that will attune itself to the mana type of its wielder.
You sense that the cutlass is currently aligned to respond to an Elemental magic user.
You shift the alignment of the weapon to Holy magic.
Roundtime: 10 sec.


Verbs

HUG: Wouldn't that be painful?
RAISE (wrong attunement): You raise your cutlass above your head, but nothing happens.
RAISE (right attunement): You raise your cutlass above your head and tendrils of white smoke flow from it, surrounding the blade. As the smoke fades away you notice that you are now holding (see types).
SHAKE: You grip your polished black cutlass tensely and shake it.
SMOOCH: You raise your [color] cutlass and touch your lips to the amber gem imbedded in its blade.
TURN: You turn your [color] cutlass, carefully inspecting it for damage.
WAVE: With a wild look in your eyes, you raise your [color] cutlass above your head and wave it wildly around in the air!


Types

Holy Mana

Reflects a random Immortal.

  • a black-streaked cutlass with an onyx scorpion set in the hilt
  • a jagged black-streaked cutlass with a soaring raven etched into the blade
  • a narrow ivory-hilted cutlass with a spiraling horn etched along the blade
  • a slender brushed silver cutlass with an onyx-inlaid wolf engraved along the blade
  • a polished midnight black cutlass engraved with the image of a leaping panther
  • a gleaming grey-streaked cutlass with a bloodstone-studded boar tusk grip
  • an orange-streaked cutlass with cats in various poses etched along the blade
  • a brass-fitted cutlass with tiny mother-of-pearl wrens set into the polished hardwood grip
  • a silvered cutlass with an oak pommel carved into the shape of a lion's paw with extended claws

Life Mana

Reflects Ranger and Empath related themes.

  • a blood-red cutlass with heart-shaped rubies imbedded along the length of the blade
  • a leaf-engraved cutlass with an oaken hilt carved to resemble tree roots and branches
  • a green-streaked cutlass with a carved emerald pommel resembling a bushy-tailed raccoon
  • a ruby-inlaid cutlass engraved with the image of a figure laying hands on prone form
  • a green-hued cutlass engraved along the blade with thorny vines
  • a copper-plated cutlass with an emerald-inlaid engraving of a tall oak tree on the blade

Elemental Mana

Reflects elemental themes.

  • a white and grey striated cutlass with a topaz-inlaid whirlwind carved into the grip
  • a silver-blue cutlass with faint shadowy highlights along the blade
  • a sparkling golden cutlass inlaid with a jagged webwork of silver filigree
  • a blue-edged cutlass highlighted with sweeping crimson flames along the fire-blackened blade
  • a shimmering blue cutlass with bright sapphire droplets set along the length of the blade
  • a grey and brown streaked cutlass scattered with granite-colored speckles

Lunar Mana

Reflects lunar themes.

  • a blood red cutlass shot through with ruddy streaks
  • a shimmering midnight blue cutlass set with dozens of sparkling white stars
  • a shadowy black cutlass with an onyx-studded stained ash grip
  • a shadowy grey cutlass with streaks of jet black along the edge of the blade
  • a pale azure cutlass with a large spherical sapphire capping the pommel
  • a blue and white speckled cutlass inlaid with oval discs of garnet

Arcane

Dark themes.

  • a tarnished cutlass with a quartz-studded leather-wrapped grip
  • a pale grey cutlass with eerie black tendrils etched the length of the blade
  • a topaz-studded cutlass studded along the ash-grey grip with tiny yellow diamonds
  • a charcoal-grey cutlass with a tightly-wrapped trollskin grip
  • a polished black cutlass with a rune-engraved blade
  • a blackened cutlass imbedded with streaks of soot


See also