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The Burning Earth.
After the Year of Shadows, 1358 DR, these were treated as plain +1 swords. However, these swords were further enhanced against certain creatures: regenerating creatures (like trolls and lycanthropes); avians, flammable creatures, and cold-using creatures (like ice toads, white dragons, winter wolves, and yeti); and especially the undead.
Upon utterance of its command word, a flame tongue would erupt into flames, radiating a bright light. The arcane fire would remain until commanded to stop, or unless the blade was dropped or sheathed.
The flames could easily burn paper, parchment, dry wood, and webs, and ignite oils.
Notable Flame TonguesEdit
- Angurvadal: These were a set of longswords forged by the great Rashemi smith, Raegik Hammerhold. The secret of their creation was lost when Raegik and his apprentice died in a battle with some Red Wizards of Thay.
- Burning Earth: This mysterious sword, unique in design, was said to have dated back to an age before the desert of Anauroch was dry.
- Lion's Sword: The Tethyrian sword of state was crafted by a dwarven smith, and enchanted as a flame tongue by King Alemander I, in the year 1122 DR.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 slade et al (November 1995). Encyclopedia Magica Volume IV. (TSR, Inc.), p. 1369. ISBN 0-7869-0289-2.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 BioWare (1998). James Ohlen, Ray Muzyka. Baldur's Gate. Black Isle Studios.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Monte Cook, Jonathan Tweet, Skip Williams (September 2000). Dungeon Master's Guide 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 188. ISBN 978-0786915514.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Monte Cook, Jonathan Tweet, Skip Williams (July 2003). Dungeon Master's Guide 3.5 edition. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 226, 227. ISBN 0-7869-2889-1.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Christopher Perkins, James Wyatt (2014). Dungeon Master's Guide 5th edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 170. ISBN 978-0786965622.
- ↑ BioWare (2002). Trent Oster, Brent Knowles, James Ohlen. Neverwinter Nights. Atari.
- ↑ Steven E. Schend (1997). Lands of Intrigue: Book Three: Erlkazar & Folk of Intrigue. (TSR, Inc), p. 27. ISBN 0-7869-0697-9.
- ↑ Allen Varney, ed. (June 1994). Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix. (TSR, Inc.), p. 7. ISBN 978-1560768623.