The Blade of the Wisps (4e Equipment)

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The Blade of the Wisps Level 5+ Rare
The blade of this weapon is pitch black. When looked upon at an angle, the visage of the dead can be seen by your reflection. Glowing spirits known as wisps swirl about the blade. The master of this weapon can command them to fly and bombard enemies.
Level 5 +1 2,500 gp Level 15 +4 10,000 gp
Level 8 +2 5,000 gp Level 21 +5 15,000 gp
Level 10 +3 7,500 gp Level 27 +6 25,000 gp

Weapon: Longsword, Greatsword, shortsword, Dagger
Enhancement: Attack rolls and damage rolls
Critical: +1d6 necrotic damage per plus
Ranged.png Attack Power (Necrotic) ♦ Encounter (Standard Action)
Attack: Ranged 30 (one creature)
Effect: The target takes necrotic damage equal to 3 X the weapon's enchantment bonus.

Level 21 or 27: The target is immobilized (save ends) until the end of your next turn.

Power (Weapon) ♦ At-Will (Free Action)
The weapon blade vanishes, turning into wisp orbs which are then absorbed into the hilt. It can be summoned again with a free action.


This blade is believed to have been forged by a follower of Vecna, who trapped numerous spirits and turned them into will-o-wisps to do his bidding. The blade harnesses the power of these entrapped spirits to ensnare and bombard enemies with necrotic powers. To avoid detection, the blade was able to be dispelled, during which the evil magic within the hilt is unable to be detected.


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