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Witch-Hunter’s Sword

Price 850 gp; Weight

ABOUT

This red fern has jagged, forward-pointing leaves and grows in small, close-packed groups. It is named for its popularity among witch hunters and inquisitors, and its leaves can be brewed into a tea that clouds the subject’s mind, interfering with the ability to cast spells while still leaving the subject lucid enough to be interrogated. The tea has a unique taste, which can be detected with a successful DC 20 Perception check. Attempts to disguise the taste require a Profession (cook) check (or a Wisdom check, for untrained characters) opposed by the drinker’s Perception check. At the GM’s discretion, bonuses can be applied based on the ingredients used to mask the taste.

DETAILS

Type poison, ingested; Save Fortitude DC 19; Onset 10 minutes; Frequency 1/hour for 8 hours; Cure 2 consecutive saves

EFFECT

1 Int, Wis, and Cha damage. As long as this poison persists, the victim takes a –5 penalty on concentration checks. In addition, a creature suffering from witch-hunter’s sword poison must succeed at a concentration check (DC = 20 + double the spell’s level) to cast spells or use spell-like abilities.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Ultimate Wilderness © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Alexander Augunas, John Bennett, Robert Brookes, John Compton, Dan Dillon, Steven T. Helt, Thurston Hillman, Eric Hindley, Mikko Kallio, Jason Keeley, Isabelle Lee, Jason Nelson, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Alex Riggs, David N. Ross, David Schwartz, Mark Seifter, Jeffery Swank, and Linda Zayas-Palmer.