Amulet of Lightning
There was a flash of light from behind the tapestry of the Battle of Wyvern Valley and a short scream. As the man-at-arms alerted the guards there was another flash and yet another scream. Then silence. The guardsmen found a smoldering body still holding a venom covered knife. One of the guards knelt to inspect the knife.
‘Don’t touch that!’ shouted the man-at-arms just a little too late. Lighting struck the guard and he screamed and fell back.
‘I wish this amulet was a little more fine-tuned so that we did not need to see that poor guard get injured,’ sighed the king.
The court wizard cocked an eyebrow as he looked at the king.
‘Quite, mi’lord,’ he replied stoically.
Said to have originally been created for a paranoid king who feared being poisoned this magical amulet looks like a stylized lightning bolt set in a circle of silver. Handy to pick out the most tenacious in a crowd.
Benefit: Always ‘on’, this magical talisman creates a 40′ barrier around the wearer; any who cross into this barrier bearing poison on their persons of any sort are struck by a small lightning bolt (even indoors) that deals 1d4+2 points of damage. This will happen every other round until the person bearing poison, the amulet is removed or the person is no longer within the radius of the ring. Only affects intelligent creatures, those of animal intelligence or lower that are poisonous are immune to the effects of this amulet.
Usable by: Anyone.