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Rod of Terror Code: RODS05
Category: Weapon (Quarterstaff) Value: 5500
Lore Req to ID: 70 Weight: 3

Two-Handed Weapon
THAC0: +3
Damage: 1d6+3
Damage Type: Crushing
Speed Factor: 1
Proficiency: Quarterstaff

Combat Abilities:
  • Target must save vs. Spell at +4 or flee in terror for 4 rounds
  • 20% chance per use of the wielder losing 1 point of Charisma permanently

How Obtained:
  • City Gates (Crooked Crane) - Loot from lich behind secret door

When activated, this rod may be used as a staff +3. Any creature hit by the rod must make a Saving Throw vs. Spell or flee in terror, fearing the wielder as if he or she were a flesh-eating demon from the Abyss. There is a drawback to using this rod, however: Each time the rod is used, there is a 20% chance that the wielder loses one point of Charisma permanently.