While some rings of resistance offered protection from several types of damage, the protective properties of most rings were dependent on the type of gem stone that was used in its creation. Some of them possessed such powerful enchantments that they offered complete immunity to a given type of damage.
Under order of the Zulkir of transmutation, the Red Wizards of Thay crafted many of these items during the 14th century DR and sold them within their enclaves that could be found in major cities throughout Faerûn.
Jagen Marsk, a noble wizard from Turmish experimented with creating rings that combined a number of magical effects. While attempting to craft a ring that granted him invisibility along with the power of teleportation, he stumbled upon the means to create rings of resistance that protected the wearer from a number of different varieties of damage.
- Batalista's Passport: This ring of fire resistance was originally created to aid its creator in their travels throughout the Elemental Plane of Fire.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 BioWare (December 1998). Designed by James Ohlen. Baldur's Gate. Black Isle Studios.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Christopher Perkins, James Wyatt (2014). Dungeon Master's Guide 5th edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 192. ISBN 978-0786965622.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 BioWare (June 2002). Designed by Brent Knowles, James Ohlen. Neverwinter Nights. Atari.
- ↑ Obsidian Entertainment (October 2006). Designed by Ferret Baudoin, J.E. Sawyer. Neverwinter Nights 2. Atari.