Sacred Scroll of Language

Wondrous item, artifact (requires attunement)

The sacred scroll of language is as large as a backpack and made of ancient papyrus. Rolled and capped with lustrous white jade, it is bound by fine leather.

A mythic wyrm sea dragon (or older) may bestow the sacred scroll of language upon one that has proven themselves to be especially full of wisdom and courtesy. There can only one sacred scroll of language in existence at a time, and every sea dragon is aware of its location and owner. Should a sea dragon deem that its current owner has shown excessive arrogance, it may come to reclaim its prize.

Blessings of the Scroll. While attuned to the scroll, you may consult it as an action to gain the benefits of tongues and a +8 bonus to Charisma (Persuasion) checks for 8 hours. You cannot use this ability again until you finish a long rest. Also, once per week, you can meditate over the scroll for 1 minute to gain insight into a future social meeting as if you had cast divination.

Random Properties. The scroll has the following random properties:

  • 2 minor beneficial properties
  • 1 major beneficial property
  • 1 minor detrimental property


This scroll can only be destroyed by tricking the dragon that gifted it to devour it. The scroll is not destroyed if the dragon willingly chooses to devour it.

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