Staff of Hours

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Staff of Hours
WPN ART 2H BR STF StaffOfHours L.png
Combat
TypeMagic staff (Control Lightning)
Ranged damage10-11 Shock vs. Dodge
Accuracy+
Recovery penalty+0.5s
Range8
General
QualitySuperior
ValueBronze rings. One bronze ring equals 100 copper rings and 1/100 of an iron ring. 46 Copper rings. One copper ring equals 1/100 of a bronze ring. 27
Additional characteristics
ModifiersDistortion: +50% Graze and Hit deflection.
Slowing the Sands: Dramatically slow enemies in a targeted area. Effects scale with Renown.
Technical
IDWPN_ART_2H_BR_STF_StaffOfHours Superior

Staff of Hours is an artifact in Tyranny.

Background[edit | edit source]

This glowing staff bears the mark of the Sages, and was wielded by the Hierarch of the Vellum Citadel before the Edict of Fire destroyed the ancient library fortress.

The staff has passed down unknowable numbers of hands over the centuries, and tradition dictated that every owner imbue it with an expression of their magical aptitude. Runes encircle the length of the staff, each in a different style - some describing the names of dead Archons and others fragments of inscrutable poetry, all intended to unlock some hidden potential. The staff's current aspect is that of its previous owner, Hierarch Jespers, who was an accomplished illusionist and trickster.

The staff has served different purposes through its long career. It was often employed to preserve old documents or repair sections of the Citadel. Dark stains around the haft tell of a time when it was dipped in vats of ink - a doomed effort to replicate the magic behind the bottomless cistern of ink known as the Everwell.

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