Charged within the book's words was a powerful magical enchantment. If the reader completed the book within a period of 6 days, an activity that required a total of 48 hours of reading, the reader was endowed with a substantial improvement to mental capacities, including the ability to further extend them beyond natural capabilities.
The githyanki knight Al'chaia, who led a detachment of githyanki inhabiting Stardock in the Year of Three Ships Sailing, 1492 DR,[note 1] owned a tome of clear thought and a manual of gainful exercise that she had falsely promised to share with her most accomplished soldiers.
- ↑ Canon material does not provide a year for the events described in Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, but Christopher Perkins answered a question via Twitter and stated the year was 1492 DR. Unless a canon source contradicts this assertion, this wiki will use 1492 DR for events related to this sourcebook and Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage (which is referenced on pages 5 and 98 of Dragon Heist).
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Christopher Perkins, James Wyatt (2014). Dungeon Master's Guide 5th edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 208. ISBN 978-0786965622.
- ↑ Gary Gygax (1979). Dungeon Masters Guide 1st edition. (TSR, Inc.), p. 124. ISBN 0-9356-9602-4.
- ↑ slade et al (November 1995). Encyclopedia Magica Volume IV. (TSR, Inc.), p. 1439. ISBN 0-7869-0289-2.
- ↑ 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), p. 268. ISBN 0-7869-2889-1.
- ↑ Christopher Perkins (November 2018). Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Edited by Jeremy Crawford. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 209–210. ISBN 978-0-7869-6626-4.