Magick crystal

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An emerald crystal

Magick crystals are created by imbuing a spell into an empty crystal. They can be worn by anyone, and grant the effects of whichever spell they contain to their wearer.

They come in two sizes: small and large. Large crystals last longer than small ones. Both empty and pre-imbued crystals can be purchased from Hilta Goatfounder's stall in Ohulan Cutash or Mama Diksha's stall in Bes Pelargic. Blank crystals can also be found by searching Hilta's back room.

Giant fruitbats can also wear magick crystals.


Types

There are six different types of magick crystal.

Mama Kolydina's Instant Infestation
Magick crystal information
Colour Amber
Effect Summons a weak insect shield periodically.
Duration (s) 8 seconds per amulet bonus
Duration (l) 15 seconds per amulet bonus

Amber

Amber crystals contain Mama Kolydina's Instant Infestation.

They summon a somewhat erratic shield of insects for their wearer.

Typically, after being worn for several minutes a small swarm of weak insect type will start circling the wearer. They leave before much time has elapsed without warning.

Large amber crystals last approximately 15 seconds and small amber crystals approximately 8 seconds per magic.items.worn.amulet bonus point.

Hag's Blessing
Magick crystal information
Colour Amethyst
Effect Summons firefly swarms periodically.
Duration (s)  ? seconds per amulet bonus
Duration (l)  ? seconds per amulet bonus

Amethyst

Amethyst crystals contain Hag's Blessing.

They summon a swarm of fireflies at regular interval to light their wearer's way.

Fireflies do not come immediately on wearing the crystal - there is a delay.

Large crystals summon fireflies at more frequent intervals than small ones.

Granny Lipintense's Layer of Lard
Magick crystal information
Colour Aquamarine
Effect Protects from moisture and increases buoyancy.
Duration (s) 15 seconds per amulet bonus
Duration (l) 30 seconds per amulet bonus

Aquamarine

Aquamarine crystals contain Granny Lipintense's Layer of Lard.

They make their wearer 'oddly slippery', making him or her more buoyant.

They are powerless against the dampness of bathing (and swimming, which is, as we all know, a type of bathing, and just as evil). However, they may make their wearer more buoyant, potentially preventing nasty drowning incidents. Wearer discretion is advised.

Large aquamarine crystals last 30 seconds and small aquamarine crystals last 15 seconds per magic.items.worn.amulet bonus point.

Wee Flaudia's Fluffy Earmuffs
Magick crystal information
Colour Emerald
Effect Protects against Hedgehog.
Duration (s)  ? seconds per amulet bonus
Duration (l)  ? seconds per amulet bonus

Emerald

Emerald crystals contain Wee Flaudia's Fluffy Earmuffs.

They protect their wearer from the adverse affects of The Hedgehog Song.

They should also protect against people's preaching for Om under the influence of pamphlets and possibly help against Effermhor's Hypersonic Assault and Warcry.

Banishing of Prying Eyes
Magick crystal information
Colour Jet
Effect Flashes when wearer is scryed.
Duration (s) 15 seconds per amulet bonus
Duration (l) 30 seconds per amulet bonus

Jet

Jet crystals contain Banishing of Prying Eyes.

They weakly protect their wearer scrying possibly excluding crystal balls.research

They also flicker informatively when the wearer is successfully scried (but, again, not when the wearer is scried with a crystal ball).

Large jet crystals last 30 seconds and small jet crystals last 15 seconds per magic.items.worn.amulet bonus point.

Banishing of Unnatural Urges
Magick crystal information
Colour Ruby
Effect Protects against tempt.
Duration (s)  ? seconds per amulet bonus
Duration (l)  ? seconds per amulet bonus

Ruby

Ruby crystals contain Banishing of Unnatural Urges. They protect their wearer from temptation, even if that temptation is just a nice healthy apple, not poisoned at all. Honest.

Levels

There are at least 11 levels of imbued-ness.

  1. It is crystal clear. (empty, can be imbued)
  2. It is crystal clear with a faint hint of <colour> at its core.
  3. It is crystal clear with a small <colour> heart.
  4. It is nearly clear with a faint cloud of <colour> at its heart.
  5. It is clearing and has a swirling <colour> cloud at its heart.
  6. It is filled with a swirling <colour> cloud.
  7. It is a swirling <colour>.
  8. It is solid <colour>.
  9. It is solid, shimmering <colour>.
  10. It is solid, shining <colour>.
  11. It is brilliant <colour>.
  12. It is such a brilliant <colour> that it hurts your eyes to look at it directly.