A blorple is an item with a location imprinted into it for use with Jogloran's Portal of Cheaper Travel.
Blorples created from rocks by Amazing Silicate Blorpler are usually single use only, that is the blorple will generally disappear upon Jogloran's Portal of Cheaper Travel being cast on it. The size of the rock and enchantment level do not appear to significantly influence the chance of the rock vanishing. However a larger rock, for instance a cobble, can be blorpled with higher skills and then pebbles chipped from it, creating multiple blorples from a single cast of the spell. Identify and any writing applied with Scolorid's Scintillating Scribbling to the larger rock will be copied onto the pebble, allowing easier tracking of which rock the pebble came from.
Items of jewellery can also be converted into blorples by using Al'Hrahaz's Scintillating Blorpler. Instead of disappearing outright, most jewellery blorples either will be unaffected when used or take some damage to their condition which may be fixed. Different pieces of jewellery have differing hardness values, the likelihood they get damaged when used, and hitpoints, the amount of damage they can take without disappearing. For example, a gold ring takes damage with moderate frequency and can take a moderate amount of damage before vanishing, so it has moderate hardness and moderate hitpoints. A crystal flame ring takes damage extremely rarely but may disappear even at excellent condition when it does take damage, so it has extremely high hardness and extremely low hitpoints. Enchanting a jewellery blorple increases both its hardness and hitpoints. As a general rule of thumb, the base value of a piece of jewellery determines its overall longevity.
Some common pieces of jewellery used for blorples are:
- Gold ring, 10 grams. Cheap, easy to acquire, and has moderate longevity.
- Rose rhodonite ring, 15 grams. Excellent longevity, but heavy compared to other options.
- Platinum finesmithing ring, 8 grams. Very good longevity and moderate weight.
- Crystal flame ring, 1.25 grams. Incredibly light with extremely high hardness, but extremely low hitpoints. May disappear in a single cast.
- Ivory ring, 1.14 grams. Lightest ring in the game. Has about the same longevity as gold rings.
The location imprinted into a blorple can be found out with the spells Worstler's Elementary Mineralogical Glance (for rocks) and Worstler's Advanced Metallurgical Glance (for jewellery). Since it is only practical for wizards to use these spells, blorples sold in player shops are usually labelled or engraved with their location.