Solomon’s Black Iron Blade

Weapon (sword), legendary (requires attunement)

The soul of a knight is trapped within the blade.

After helping send a devil back to hell, the knight was abducted by a cult. The cult intended to use his soul to power a ritual that would bring their master back. But something interfered with the ritual, and the knight was able to attach his consciousness to his sword instead. The cult decided to destroy the blade once they realized what had happened, but it had vanished from their hideout.

Solomon’s Black Iron Blade will only serve masters it deems righteous enough to wield it. The attunement process requires you to meditate or sleep next to the sword for 3 hours, during which the sword sends you dreams and scenarios to test your mettle. Creatures of chaotic neutral or any evil alignment will always fail the tests given by Solomon’s Black Iron Blade. If you fail the sword’s tests, you fail to attune to it, and it will remain silent and keep its powers dormant until a new, worthy master attunes to it. If you pass the sword’s tests of character, you become attuned to it.

You gain a +2 bonus to attack and damage rolls made with this magic weapon. In addition, when y o u attune to the weapon, you can take either the Martial Adeptphb, Shield Masterphb, or Slashertcoe feat. You gain the benefits of the chosen feat while you are attuned to the weapon.

Sentience. Solomon’s Black Iron Blade is a sentient lawful good weapon with an Intelligence of 14, a Wisdom of 12, and a Charisma of 11. It has hearing and darkvision out to a range of 120 feet.

The weapon can read and understand Common, and can communicate with its wielder telepathically. It can also communicate with its wielder while they dream.

While you are attuned to it, Solomon’s Black Iron Blade also understands every language you know.

Personality. Solomon’s Black Iron Blade speaks with the gruff authority of a well-seasoned veteran.

Solomon’s Black Iron Blade is good natured and helpful. It has seen many battles and will offer advice to its wielder regarding tactics and the planning of battles.

The weapon is no stranger to the painful choices one must make in battle. Should its wielder find difficulty coping with the harsh realities of combat, Solomon’s Black Iron Blade will share its own insights and philosophies to soothe their troubled mind.

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