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Thunderbolt of Zeus

Wondrous item, artifact (requires attunement)

The thunderbolt is the most iconic symbol of Zeus, father god of the Olympians. After freeing the Cyclopes from his father, Cronus, they gifted Zeus the thunderbolt which gave him command over the powerful force. The thunderbolt had originally been hidden away by Gaia, who was often at odds with Zeus due to him defeating her children, Echidna and Typhon. Might of the Sky. As an action, you may throw the thunderbolt which has the same effects as casting the spell lightning bolt. You cannot use this ability again until you have recalled the thunderbolt.

  • Recall. As a bonus action, you may cause the thunderbolt to rematerialize in your hand.
  • Overload Shock. As a bonus action, you may summon all of the energy in the thunderbolt into an overcharged state. Then, as an action, you may throw the thunderbolt which has the same effects as casting the spell chain lightning. Once you have used this ability, you cannot use it again until the next dawn.
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