Jacinth of Inestimable Beauty
A fiery orange-red gemstone, this dazzling jewel is set in a graceful necklace of purest gold.
Artifact: Neck slot
Item Enhancement Bonus: +3 to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will
Properties: You gain a +5 item bonus to Charisma-based skill checks.
Enemies take a -2 penalty to saving throws against your charm powers and effects.
Utility Power (Healing) Encounter (Minor Action)
Effect: Melee 1 (one creature). The target can make a saving throw against each effect on it that a save can end, and can spend a healing surge (or two healing surges if the target is bloodied).
Utility Power (Aura, Charm) Daily (Standard Action)
Effect: You activate an aura 5 that lasts until the end of the encounter or until you make an attack or are hit by an attack. While in the aura, creatures take a -4 penalty to the attack rolls of powers that include you as a target.
Starting score: 5
Currant Score: 9
Owner gains a level +1d6
Owner gains rank, title, or nobility +1d4
Owner has a Charisma score of 16 or higher +2
Owner does not wear the Jacinth for a month -1
Owner has a Charisma score of 10 or lower -4
The jacinth is enchanted with the personal majesty of its owner, and gladly reflects and magnifies its owner’s glory for all to see.
The jacinth’s enhancement bonus becomes +5, and its owner gains the use of the item’s attack power for as long as the jacinth remains at this concordance.
Attack Power Daily (Standard Action)
Attack: Ranged 5 (one creature in range); your level + 5 vs. Will.
Hit: The target is dominated (save ends). While the target is affected by this domination, you can direct it to make an attack as normal, but only against a creature that has attacked you.
The jacinth is content that its owner is providing opportunities for all to see and admire its beauty.
The jacinth’s enhancement bonus becomes +4, and its owner gains the use of the following property for as long as the jacinth remains at this concordance or higher.
You gain a +2 bonus to any skill check associated with ruling, governing, or leading a realm.
The jacinth sees potential in its owner, but is not prepared to give him or her its full allegiance yet. At this concordance, the jacinth has the properties, powers, and other characteristics included in its description.
The jacinth believes that its owner is behaving in an ugly, grasping, or ungracious manner. It might entertain some small hope that he or she is a diamond in the rough, and if so it begins to make its prodding more and more obvious. If the owner doesn’t show signs of improvement, the jacinth soon leaves. The jacinth’s enhancement bonus becomes +3, and its owner loses the use of the item’s aura power, until the jacinth’s concordance again increases to 5 or higher.
Angered (0 or lower)
The owner refuses to behave in a manner befitting the jacinth’s owner. The artifact seeks to abandon him or her at the first opportunity, and it incites greed and jealousy in those nearby.
The jacinth’s enhancement bonus becomes +2, and its owner loses the use of the item’s healing power, for as long as the jacinth remains at this concordance.
The jacinth is eternally compelled to search for the quintessential site of beauty, splendor, and wealth in the world. When the prospects of a monarch or some other rich individual exceed its current owner’s prospects, the jacinth finds its way into the custody of a new owner. If the jacinth is pleased when it moves on, the previous owner gains a permanent +2 increase to his or her Charisma score.