The Baneful

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The The Baneful is a rare +1 shortsword that only functions if it's Bound to an Eldritch Knight or is a Warlock's Pact weapon. It also applies the Bane condition on hit.

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The wizard Otiluke wrote about bound weapons and their propensity to coalesce with their wielder as the pair come together. He also wrote about their dangers, which are manifold, and their benefits, which make the danger worth it.



The holder of this item gains:

Weapon actions

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

Flourish Flourish ()
Feint an attack to possibly throw your opponent Off Balance Off Balance., and
Piercing Strike Piercing Strike ()
Stab an enemy and possibly inflict Gaping Wounds Gaping Wounds. Undead and Constructs can't suffer Gaping Wounds.

Where to find

Sold by Blurg in the Myconid Colony.