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Waking Key

Wondrous item, artifact

You can use this key to open the Sepulcher of the Wintersouled in the Necropolis.

As your action, you can use the key to summon a Wintersouled—one of the first undead creatures to come to Praemal ages ago—to appear before you. The summoned Wintersouled is not compelled to act and can remain no more than an hour. You can try to convince it to do something—a much easier task for one of its allies or servants than, say, an enemy. If the Wintersouled believes itself to be wrongly summoned, it slays you and takes the key. Once you summon a Wintersouled, you can’t use the key to do so again until a year and a day have passed.

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