Medea’s Impervious Ointment

Aura faint abjuration; CL 7th; Slot none; Price 2,350 gp; Weight —.


This ointment is best known from the story of the Argonauts, where Medea gives Jason a magical ointment to make him fireproof and immune to iron so he could plough a field with Aeetes’ fire-breathing bulls and sow a crop of dragon’s teeth. When used, it protects a creature from most weapons (DR 10/adamantine) and fire (fire resistance 20) for seven hours.


Feats Craft Wondrous Item, resist energy, stoneskin; Cost 1,175 gp.


Craft (alchemy), the hide of a Cretan bull, Ethiopian bull, minotaur, or a prize bull descended from the Cretan bull; DC 22; Cost 250 gp.

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