Quill of Commission

Wondrous item, rare (requires attunement)

This item consists of a large, multi-hued sphinx feather capped by an engraved silver nib. Using this item, you can write down a set of instructions for a creature whose name you know (a pseudonym, title or nickname doesn’t work). The instructions take 10 minutes to write and must fit on a single page.

If the target starts reading the instructions, they must immediately succeed on a DC 15 Wisdom saving throw or become charmed by you for 30 days. While the creature is charmed by you, it takes 5d10 psychic damage each time it acts in a manner directly counter to your written instructions, but no more than once each day. A creature that can’t read what you have written is unaffected. The instructions must be read within 24 hours of you writing them or they lose their magical potency.

You can write out any command you choose, short of an activity that would result in certain death. Should you issue suicidal instructions, the effect ends. Once you have used the quill in this way, you cannot use it again until the following dawn.

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