Faith rods

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Faith rods are weapons which may have rituals bestowed upon parts of them.

Specimen

These are the individual faith rods. For the characteristics shared by each type of faith rods see below.

Each faith rod has different affinities for each type of rituals that can be imbued. Neutral affinity means it takes more gp to charge the rod and poor affinity means it will take even more gp.

Type Name (Desc) Slots Offensive Defensive Curing Misc Material Source Notes
Baton  Coral baton This is a short baton, the length of which is covered with roughly-carved religious etchings. It has been carved from a single piece of coral, presumably dredged from the clutches of some unsuspecting reef.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the serrated baton. 

1 Good Neutral Neutral Neutral coral wood Fillet [1]
Baton  Dull grey baton This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with ordered and angular religious etchings. While the baton itself has been painted a dull grey colour, the etchings make a half-hearted attempt to add a little colour with a pale grey hue.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the dull grey baton. 

1 Neutral Neutral Neutral Good wood Hannah [2] Note that the dull grey baton has worse good affinity than the purple or ribboned baton
Baton  Pale yellow baton This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with wispy and disconnected religious etchings. While the baton itself has been painted a pale yellow colour, the etchings have been made to stand out with a richer yellow hue.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the pale yellow baton. 

1 Neutral Good Neutral Neutral wood Christopher [3]
Baton  Pure white baton This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with gentle, swirling religious etchings. While the baton itself has been painted a purest white, the etchings have been made to stand out with a subtle silver hue.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the pure white baton. 

1 Neutral Neutral Good Neutral wood [4]
Baton  Purple baton This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with harsh, scrawled religious etchings. While the baton itself has been painted a purple colour, the etchings have been made to stand out with a rich golden hue.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the purple baton. 

1 Neutral Neutral Neutral Good wood Scoone [5]
Baton  Ribboned baton This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with simple religious etchings and colourful ribbons. Where the etchings can be seen through the ribbons, they are simple, yet engraved with flair.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the ribboned baton. 

1 Neutral Neutral Neutral Good wood
Baton  Serrated baton This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with spiky, angry-looking religious etchings. The baton has been dyed black, and has small notches carved along its length to give it the look and feel of a crude hand saw.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the serrated baton. 

1 Good Neutral Neutral Neutral wood Rudolpho [6]
Baton  Wooden baton This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with abstract and varied religious etchings. While the baton itself has been left uncoloured, settling instead for a smooth glossy varnish, the etchings have been made to stand out with a plain red hue.

It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings. The etchings are empty and are not dependent on any other part of the serrated baton. 

1 Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral wood Christopher [7]
Cane  Forest green cane This is a priest's cane. It is a short length of wood, which curls at one end into a gentle circular hook. It has been painted a forest green colour, and decorated with neatly-ordered geometric designs.

It looks like it could hold two rituals in its hook and handle. The hook is imbued with the ritual holy aegis and is linked to the handle. The handle is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the forest green cane. 

2 Neutral Good Neutral Neutral wood Guido [8]
Cane  Orange cane This is a priest's cane. It is a short length of wood, which curls at one end into a gentle circular hook. It has been painted in fiery orange tones, and decorated with angular geometric designs.

It looks like it could hold two rituals in its hook and handle. The hook is empty and is linked to the handle. The handle is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the orange cane. 

2 Good Neutral Neutral Neutral wood Scoone Rudolpho [9]
Cane  Pale grey cane This is a priest's cane. It is a short length of wood, which curls at one end into a gentle circular hook. It has been painted a pale grey colour, and decorated with abstract geometric designs.

It looks like it could hold two rituals in its hook and handle. The hook is empty and is linked to the handle. The handle is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the pale grey cane. 

2 Neutral Neutral Neutral Good wood
Cane  White cane This is a priest's cane. It is a short length of wood, which curls at one end into a gentle circular hook. It has been painted a plain white, and decorated with swirling geometric designs.

It looks like it could hold two rituals in its hook and handle. The hook is empty and is linked to the handle. The handle is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the white cane. 

2 Neutral Neutral Good Neutral wood
Cane  Wooden cane This is a priest's cane. It is a short length of wood, which curls at one end into a gentle circular hook. It is unpainted and left totally bare of any decoration, but has been given a smooth finish.

It looks like it could hold two rituals in its hook and handle. The hook is empty and is linked to the handle. The handle is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the wooden cane. 

2 Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral wood Rudolpho [10] Link
Coral-etched verge  Coral-etched verge This is a ceremonial rod used to maintain order during religious functions, serving as both a symbol of its wielder's authority and a heavy stick with which to hit especially unruly followers about the head. The shaft appears to have been eaten away by industrious polyps, with several sections of its salt-stained ironwood having been replaced with pale yellow coral forming complex geometric patterns all the way down its length. At the top of the rod is a hefty and rather pointy lump of coral that looks like it was just broken off a reef, turning it into an unusual warhammer of a sort.

It looks like it could hold two rituals in its coral section and ironwood section. The coral section is empty and is linked to the ironwood section. The ironwood section is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the coral-etched verge. 

2 Poor Poor Poor Good sacred coral Niknax
Webbed baton  Webbed baton This is a small, solid black baton that is wrapped tightly with an iron-like spiderweb. Spidery etchings are just visible beneath the web. The baton seems to radiate an aura of hostility and aggression.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its shaft, etchings and webbing. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the webbed baton. The etchings are empty and are linked to the shaft. The webbing is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Good Poor Poor Poor wood Shelox 
Mace  Dark blue mace This is a hefty mace. The shaft has been stained with a dark blue ink and wrapped in similarly-covered leathers, and the business end of the mace is a lump of dull iron.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its head, shaft and grip. The head is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the dark blue mace. The grip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral iron
Mace  Light blue mace This is a hefty mace. Its wooden shaft has been bleached with a light blue dye and wrapped in similarly-coloured leathers, and at the business end is a sizeable lump of dull iron.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its head, shaft and grip. The head is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the light blue mace. The grip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Poor Good Neutral Poor iron
Mace  Pale green mace This is a hefty mace. Its wooden shaft has been bleached with a pale green dye and wrapped in similarly-coloured leathers, and at the business end is a sizeable lump of dull iron.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its head, shaft and grip. The head is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the pale green mace. The grip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Good Poor Poor Good iron Hannah [11]
Mace  Red mace This is a hefty mace. Its wooden shaft has been stained with a red ink and wrapped in similarly-coloured leathers, and at the business end is a sizeable lump of dull iron.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its head, shaft and grip. The head is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the red mace. The grip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral iron [12]
Mace  Violet mace This is a hefty mace. Its wooden shaft has been stained with a violet ink and wrapped in similarly-coloured leathers, and at the business end is a sizeable lump of dull iron.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its head, shaft and grip. The head is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the violet mace. The grip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Neutral Poor Poor Good iron Scoone [13]
Rod  Aquamarine rod This rod has been made of sturdy wood and painted aquamarine. It has an strange air of nautical piety about it, but is otherwise unremarkable.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its base, shaft and tip. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the aquamarine rod. The tip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Good Neutral Poor Poor wood Fillet [14]
Rod  Jet black rod This rod has been made of sturdy wood and painted jet black. It has an indescribable air of pious malice about it, but is otherwise unremarkable.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its base, shaft and tip. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the jet black rod. The tip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Good Poor Poor Neutral
Rod  Pure white rod This rod has been made of sturdy wood and painted pure white. It has a vague air of pious benevolence about it, but is otherwise unremarkable.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its base, shaft and tip. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the pure white rod. The tip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Poor Neutral Good Poor
Rod  Wooden rod This rod has been made of sturdy wood and given a smooth, shiny finish. It has an odd air of generic piety about it, but is otherwise unremarkable.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its base, shaft and tip. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the wooden rod. The tip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Rod  Yellow rod This rod has been made of sturdy wood and painted yellow. It has a peculiar air of pious stylishness about it, but is otherwise unremarkable.

It looks like it could hold three rituals in its base, shaft and tip. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the yellow rod. The tip is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

3 Poor Neutral Poor Good Guido [15]
Staff  Blue lacquered staff The length of this staff has been finished with a rich blue lacquer, whose tones vary from a glimmering turquoise down to a rich, deep azure. At the top of the staff, an oversized copper fishing hook has been fixed. While the staff is obviously impractical for actually catching any fish with, the hook nevertheless has a viciously sharp point.

It looks like it could hold four rituals in its base, shaft, point and hook. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the blue lacquered staff. The point is empty and is linked to the hook. The hook is empty and is linked to the shaft. 

4 Good Neutral Poor Poor Vy 
Staff  Bronzed crook This slightly-gnarled crook has an unpleasant sense of malign disapproval about it. While its shaft is a rather unremarkable length of wood, its head is an unusually abrupt and flat hook which looks, from some angles, rather like a beak. It has been coated in gleaming bronze, and an impressive collection of huge, grey and white feathers splay out and dangle from where it connects to the rest of the crook.

It looks like it could hold four rituals in its base, shaft, feathers and hook. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the bronzed crook. The feathers is empty and is linked to the shaft. The hook is empty and is linked to the feathers. 

4 Neutral Poor Poor Good wood Khepresh [16]
Staff  Speckled grey staff This rather unusual staff has been painted a very pale grey, with flecks of slightly darker grey paint speckled along its length. At its top, three heavy brass rings have been set through the centre of the shaft, so that they clank against it and each other as the staff moves. A strange emblem, with metalwork vaguely resembling cloud formations, crowns the deal, giving it a suitably mystical air.

It looks like it could hold four rituals in its base, shaft, rings and emblem. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the speckled grey staff. The rings are empty and are linked to the shaft. The emblem is empty and is linked to the rings. 

4 Poor Good Neutral Poor wood Naefela [17]
Staff  Tasseled staff This rather cheery priest's staff is something of a colourful affair. Although the plain wooden shaft is not particularly noteworthy, a majestic bronze emblem gleams from atop of it, with several silk tassels, each dyed a different vibrant colour, dangling from its extremities.

It looks like it could hold four rituals in its base, emblem, shaft and tassels. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The emblem is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the tasseled staff. The tassels are empty and are linked to the emblem. 

4 Poor Neutral Poor Good Charisse [18]
Pole  Spiked black pole As poles go, this one is pretty threatening. Its blackened metal length is adorned with painful-looking ridges, making it difficult to hold comfortably. Above a modest circlet of iron spikes, the pole is topped by a seven-sided emblem, each point of which is decorated with a finely-metalworked hand and a far cruder metal point, jutting away from the centre of the sigil.

It looks like it could hold four rituals in its base, shaft, spikes and emblem. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the spiked black pole. The spikes are empty and are linked to the shaft. The emblem is empty and is linked to the spikes. 

4 Good Poor Poor Neutral iron Kess [19]
Sceptre  Marble sceptre This remarkably weighty sceptre is not your usual gaudy jewel-encrusted monstrosity. Its shaft is simply a staff of solid oak, and its orb is a skull-crushingly heavy sphere of marble, all swirling greys and smoothed to perfection. About a foot's length of shaft beneath the orb has been meticulously wrapped with red tape, adding a splash of colour to an otherwise sombre affair.

It looks like it could hold four rituals in its base, tape, orb and shaft. The base is empty and is linked to the shaft. The tape is empty and is linked to the shaft. The orb is empty and is linked to the tape. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the marble sceptre. 

4 Neutral Poor Poor Neutral stone Hermal [20]
Flail silver  Silver flail

This weapon is comprised of a hefty shaft of wood, one end of which is connected via chains to three large and polished silver balls. The other end of the shaft is wrapped in strips of leather to allow its wielder to better grip onto it. It looks like it could hold four rituals in its balls, grip, chains and shaft. The balls are empty and are linked to the chains. The grip is empty and is linked to the shaft. The chains are empty and are linked to the shaft. The shaft is empty and is not dependent on any other part of the silver flail. 

4 Poor Neutral Good Poor silver Althea [21]
Flail brown  Brown flail This is a short wooden baton, the length of which is covered with simple religious etchings and colourful ribbons. Where the etchings can be seen through the ribbons, they are simple, yet engraved with flair. It looks like it could hold one ritual in its etchings.

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4 Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral iron Hannah [22]
Type Name Slots Offensive Defensive Curing Misc Material Source Notes

Weapon types

Faith rods are also weapons. For judge information at other strengths, see the weapon type page.

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Weapon Weight (lb) Hands Judge overall 16 str Judge attack 16 str Judge parry 16 str Judge speed Judge maximum damage Judge average damage Commands Type Comment
Baton &&&&&+1200 1 3/9 1 &+10 10
10 good
&+12 12
12 very easy
&+14 14
14 incredibly easy
&+10 10
10 Extremely fast
&&+4 4
4 Low
&&+2 2
2 Very low
None Mace 1 slot
Coral-etched verge &&&&&+4200 4 6/9 2 ? ? ? &&+5 5
5 rather quick
&+12 12
12 very high
&&+5 5
5 pretty low
Bash Pierce Smash Impale Crush Mace
Cane &&&&&+1200 1 3/9 1 &+10 10
10 good
&+12 12
12 very easy
&+14 14
14 incredibly easy
&+10 10
10 Extremely fast
&&+3 3
3 Rather low
&&+1 1
1 Extremely low
None Mace 2 slots
Webbed baton &&&&&+1800 2 1 ? ? ? ? ? ? Mace 3 slots
Mace &&&&&+3600 4 1 &&+8 8
8 quite good
&&+9 9
9 pretty easy
&&+9 9
9 pretty easy
&&+7 7
7 Very quick
&&+3 3
3 Rather low
&&+1 1
1 Extremely low
Bash, Smash, Crush Mace 3 slots
Rod &&&&&+5000 5 5/9 2 &&+9 9
9 pretty good
&&+9 9
9 pretty easy
&+11 11
11 rather easy
&&+4 4
4 Slightly slow
&&+5 5
5 Pretty low
&&+2 2
2 Very low
bash wildswing Polearm 3 slots
Staff &&&&&+7000 7 7/9 2 &&+8 8
8 quite good
&&+8 8
8 quite easy
&&+6 6
6 quite difficult
&&+3 3
3 Slow
&&+7 7
7 Reasonable
&&+2 2
2 Very low
bash smash crush wildswing Polearm 4 slots
Pole &&&&&+8400 9 3/9 2 &&+7 7
7 reasonable
&&+7 7
7 reasonably difficult
&&+3 3
3 rather difficult
&&+2 2
2 Very slow
&&+7 7
7 Reasonable
&&+2 2
2 Very low
Bash Smash Crush Wildswing Polearm 4 slots
Sceptre &&&&+10000 11 1/9 2 &&+7 7
7 reasonable
&&+6 6
6 quite difficult
&&+0 0
0 incredibly difficult
&&+1 1
1 Extremely slow
&&+7 7
7 Reasonable
&&+2 2
2 Very low
bash smash crush wildswing Polearm 4 slots
Flail silver &&&&&+7000 7 7/9 2 &&+8 8
8 quite good
&&+7 7
7 reasonably difficult
&&+0 0
0 incredibly difficult
&&+2 2
2 Very slow
&&+8 8
8 Quite high
&&+2 2
2 Very low
Smash Bash Crush Wildswing Flail 4 slots
Flail brown &&&&&+8100 9 2 ? ? ? &&+2 2
2 Very slow
&&+8 8
8 Quite high
&&+2 2
2 Very low
Bash, Smash, Crush, Wildswing Flail 4 slots
Weapon Weight (lb) Hands Judge overall 16 str Judge attack 16 str Judge parry 16 str Judge speed Judge maximum damage Judge average damage Commands Type Comment