Weapon:Lithe icesteel cutlass with an elaborate basket hilt

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lithe icesteel cutlass with an elaborate basket hilt
Look: Formed of gleaming blue gold, this weapon's intriciate guard displays a repeating crescent moon motif. The cutlass's curving frost-blue blade contrasts vividly against the cobalt-blue hues of the hilt, altogether comprising weapon that looks as frigid and unforgiving as winter's heart.
Type: Medium Edged
Range: melee
Puncture: somewhat fair (4/28)
Slice: heavy (9/28)
Impact: moderate (7/28)
Force of Impact: inadequately (4/17)
Balance: fairly (5/17)
Suitedness: well (9/17)
Construction: extremely resistant (15/18)
Metal: Yes
Weight: 35 stones
Appraised Cost: Unknown
Special Properties:
  • This item is magical.
  • This weapon has more than normal or unusual verbs.
  • This item is a light source or is used to start fires.
Dimensions: 5 length x 2 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Beyond the Barrier: The Devastation of Lyras/End loot

Esata says, "The cutlass is made from a rare metal and is a powerful weapon that you can also call upon to bring light to the darkness."

Lightblub Enchantment

You recognize the pattern as a manifestation of Holy magic.
The magic is fairly strong, and appears to mimic magics that affect light in the immediate area.

Fluff Verbs

CLEAN: You carefully look over your icesteel cutlass, cleaning off small bits of dirt and grime that have collected over time.
HUG: Making sure to point the explosive end away from your head, you give your icesteel cutlass a mighty hug!
KISS: Puckering up your lips, you give your icesteel cutlass a quick smooch! It sparks in response!
PAT: You give your icesteel cutlass a gentle pat. Brilliant sparks arc out at your touch.

If the cutlass is lit: You give your icesteel cutlass a gentle pat, causing the light surrounding you to extinguish completely.

RUB: You run your hand along the length of the icesteel cutlass, checking for any imperfections in its craftsmanship. Satisfied that it isn't going to snap, you give it a gentle pat, sending small sparks arcing out.
SHAKE: You give your icesteel cutlass a good shake, sending small sparks of light flying all around.
WAVE: With an impressive display of skill, you wave your icesteel cutlass above your head and around behind you. Vibrant multicolored sparks arc out from the cutlass.

Ability Verbs

TAP: A fierce white light flares out from the icesteel cutlass's surface as you gently tap it, bathing the area in its light.

A short while after, the following occurs:
The fierce white light around you flickers violently, as if caught in the winds of a raging storm. When it calms, a strong blue glow is all that remains.

And a bit longer after this, the following occurs:
The blue glow around you dims. Though it had only been a weak light, the immediate area appears much darker than before.

The dull blue glow surrounding you fades away completely.