Flail of Ages

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Flail of Ages is a rare Flail that applies variable conditions depending on what type of damage the flail does.

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Created by a warmongering rakshasa and kept for a time under the careful watch of an astute noble name Lord de'Arnise, this flail is a tool of absolute destruction, and a versatile one at that.

Properties

Damage
D8 Bludgeoning.png 1d8 + 1 (2~9) + Strength modifier Damage TypesBludgeoning damage
Details
Flails Flails
Rarity: Rare
Enchantment: + 1
 One-Handed
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft
 Weight: 0.9 kg / 1.8 lb
Price: 320 gp / 480 gpHHonour
UID MAG_BG_OfAges_Flail
UUID 01338cbe-9ff6-485e-9052-838c82a2a753

Special

The holder of this item gains:

Elemental Age Elemental Age ()
Cast as a level 3 spell ( Recharge: Long rest.)

Weapon actions

Proficiency Icon.png If you have proficiency, equip in main hand to gain:

Weakening Strike Weakening Strike ()

Target an enemy's hands with a non-lethal attack and possibly inflict Weak Grip Weak Grip.

Concussive Smash Concussive Smash ()

Hit an enemy with all your might to deal damage and possibly Daze Daze them.

Tenacity Tenacity ()

When you miss an attack, deal Damage TypesBludgeoning damage equal to your Strength modifier anyway (minimum of 1).

Where to find

Notes

  • Elemental Age's damage bonus can be applied to other weapons if Flail of Ages is equipped in the offhand slot when cast. The condition stays on the other weapon even when Flail of Ages is unequipped. Only resets after a long rest.
  • There are DC 13  Constitution saving throws to apply each of the elemental conditions.
  • Multiple conditions from Elements of an Epoch can be applied each hit if the weapon does multiple types of elemental damage. For example, Damage TypesAcid damage can be added with the Caustic Band or Damage TypesFire damage can be added by Dipping Dipping the weapon in fire.
  • The Flail of Ages is also found in Baldur's Gate 2. The description of the item in Baldur's Gate 3 refers to the events of the previous storyline.

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External Links[edit | edit source]

Flail of Ages on the Forgotten Realms Wiki