Category: Arcane Artifact

Yawarakai-Te Masamune (柔らかい手正宗)

The Yawarakai-Te Masamune (柔らかい手正宗), also known as “Tender Hands” or “The Soft Way”, is a legendary katana forged by Goro Nyudo Masamune in 1326. The blade of the sword is said to be impossibly sharp and possess an almost luminescent blue tinge to the steel, due to the steel composition, part of which was from an extra-planar source (a meteor). The blade itself exhibits an almost perfect distribution of “nie” (錵, martensitic crystals embedded in pearlite matrix, resembling stars in […]

Blaste Roddes of Ímar Ua Donnubáin

History The fabled five blasting wands (or rods) of Ímar Ua Donnubáin were arcane devices of purported divine inspiration, first crafted by famed 13th century petty king, navigator, trader, and reputed necromancer Ímar Ua Donnubáin. Based on legend, the goddess Clíodhna whispered the secrets of their making in a dream to Ímar one storm-ridden night. They were named the Méara na nOileán Glas (Fingers of the Green Isles). The five fingers were: Méar ar na Cúig Gaoithe […]