Blasphemous Chalice

Price 12,000 gp; Slot none; CL 7th; Weight 3 lbs.; Aura moderate conjuration


Contrary to the name, a blasphemous chalice takes the form of an enchanted box, usually sumptuously decorated, with a lump of unidentifiable tissue inside. This tissue seems to somehow be alive and bleeds a watery, greenish-black blood.

To benefit from the chalice’s power, a character must bite the tissue and drink the blood as a full-round action. The alien blood twists and rearranges the character’s organs. For the next hour, when the affected creature is hit by a critical hit or a sneak attack, there is a 50% chance that the critical hit or sneak attack is negated and damage is instead rolled normally. A blasphemous chalice produces enough blood for a single use per day.


Cost 6,000 gp; Feats Craft Wondrous Item; Spells shield of fortification

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Adventure Path #139: The Dead Roads © 2019, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Ron Lundeen, with Crystal Frasier, Kyle T. Raes, Matt Morris, Mikhail Rekun, and Mike Welham.

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