Staff of Cherished Necromancy

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Staff of Cherished Necromancy is a very rare +2 Quarterstaff that greatly enhances Necromancy spells and can use a dead creature's essence to cast a Necromancy spell without costing a spell slot.

Description Icon.png

Unlike their father, Thibault, Cherish Hollow was not afraid of zombies. Cherish was afraid of sharks, liquorice, wallpaper, Netherese artifacts, hats (large), the outdoors, the indoors, hats (small), and milk pails. Zombies were a bloody picnic.

Properties

One-handed damage
D6 Bludgeoning.png 1d6 + 2 (3~8) + Strength modifier Damage TypesBludgeoning damage
Two-handed damage
D8 Bludgeoning.png 1d8 + 2 (3~10) + Strength modifier Damage TypesBludgeoning damage
Extra damage
D4 Necrotic.png 1d4 (1~4) Damage TypesNecrotic damage
Details
Quarterstaves Quarterstaves
Rarity: Very Rare
Enchantment: + 2
 Versatile
Dippable Dippable
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft
 Weight: 1.8 kg / 3.6 lb
Price: 480 gp
UID MAG_GreaterNecromancy_Staff
UUID ecb02247-a407-445e-8046-856133d198bf

Special

The holder of this item gains:

Weapon actions

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

Topple Topple ()

Swipe at a creature to knock it Prone.

Where to find

Notes

Bugs

  • Prior to Patch #6, harvested life essence wouldn't be consumed after casting a necromancy spell. This highly abusable bug allowed wielders to cast one free necromancy spell per action, up to spell level 6, after killing only one creature.