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Amulets / Holy Symbols

Unread post by Montleberry » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:32 am

Recently as I was renaming an amulet to be a holy symbol I got to thinking having some amulets available that are holy symbols to the various Gods available might be interesting. Maybe each with properties suitable to the specific deity. Perhaps item restricted so to wear one your character sheet would need to reflect the appropriate God.

Nothing above the tier of other readily available amulets, more for RP flavor with some otherwise available or equivalent properties. I am not suggesting they do exactly what my examples below say, or that the example suggestions are balanced; just for elaboration of the idea. They should probably be decent enough people would be willing to wear them and not feel they are held back not using something better in the slot.

Holy Symbol of Oghma - +2 or 3 Int, +1 all lore skills
Holy Symbol of Lathandar - +2 or 3 Wisdom, Feat: Empower Turning
Holy Symbol of Tempus - +2 or 3 Str, +1 Craft Weapon, Craft Armor, Parry, Taunt
Holy Symbol of Sune - +2 or 3 Charisma, +1 Diplomacy, Bluff, Sense Motive
Holy Symbol of Waukeen - +2 or 3 Charisma, +1 Appraise, Sense Motive, Diplomacy

And so on. Something like that. Just a thought I had as I was renaming an existing amulet into a holy symbol for one of my characters.
Wendel Ashby - Sage of Oghma, retired Guide of Candlekeep
Nelwynn Burrowes - Wizard, Warrior and Wit (returned home to Mother)
Edmund Tellerin - Cleric of Chauntea, member of the Elder Circle. Groundskeeper, OSR
Grishka - Mother of Luthic, Zar Ut Khan
Helen Smith - Loremistress of Oghma

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Re: Amulets / Holy Symbols

Unread post by mrm3ntalist » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:34 am

Very nice idea. Perhaps sold in temples?

I ll copy this to the QC forums
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Re: Amulets / Holy Symbols

Unread post by Steve » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:43 am

Montleberry wrote:Recently as I was renaming an amulet to be a holy symbol I got to thinking having some amulets available that are holy symbols to the various Gods available might be interesting.
Though...essentially you found a very interesting merchant-cleric PC RP angle.

Do you really want to give this away to NPCs?
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