Bloodrune

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Bloodrunes can be used in conjunction with the MoonShard pendant in order alter the appearance of the illusion. Using stones found in the sewers and a chisel, they can be created by carving an ur-barath totem. When a bloodrune is in use, it adds an additional line to the pendant's SHOW description and alters the glamour that the pendant projects based on its tier.

Bloodrunes can be TURNed to prevent them from being sold to the archaeologist NPC. MARK does not work with this item.

Flat Etched Stone

Flat etched stones are found in the sewers of Duskruin. Using a chisel sold at Mar and Scar, along with an ur-barath totem, you can READ the stone to commit the rune to memory before you CARVE the totem with the chisel.

Analyze

This etched stone is of the <type> tier.  To learn more about it, you should ask the dwarven archaeologist  around the Underground Temple of Bloodriven Village.  Or, you can READ the stone to burn the image to your memory for a short time.

Your etched stone can be purchased by the Archaeologist in Bloodriven Village.  Use TURN to mark it as unsellable.

Usage

Verb First Third
LOOK This smooth stone bears unfamiliar markings along its flat surface. Thin veins of crimson create a web-like pattern across its exterior.

There appears to be something written on it.

N/A
READ Carved into the top of the stone is the "<rune>" rune. While unfamiliar, you sense that reading it again will set its design to memory and cause the stone to crumble.

If you are ready to study this stone, READ the stone again within 15 seconds.
[NOTE: You must have a totem and a chisel in order to carve.]

N/A
TURN You flip a flat etched stone over in your hand and scratch the stone with your fingernail, creating a small "X" along its surface. This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
You flip a flat etched stone over in your hand and scratch the stone with your fingernail, scraping off a small "X" along its surface. This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
This toggles if the stone can be sold to the archaelogist in the Arena for bloodscrip.

Bloodrune

Bloodrunes are created when a totem has been carved with a chisel after the stone has been read and crumbles.

There are multiple tiers: Classic, Divine, Arcane, Mystic, and Legendary. Verb usage for the bloodrune is similar to its flat etched stone version.

Analyze

The creator has also provided the following information:

This moss-covered bloodrune is of the <type> tier.  Using PUSH (pendant) while holding a ragged moss-covered bloodrune you can add it to the pendant.  Likewise, you can PULL (pendant) to remove a bloodrune that has been added.  Speak to the dwarven archaeologist around the Underground Temple of Bloodriven Village for more information.

Your moss-covered bloodrune can be purchased by the Archaeologist in Bloodriven Village.  Use TURN to mark it as unsellable.


Additional Information

Classic

Classic bloodrunes are the most common tier found. When added to a MoonShard Pendant, they add a line to the original glamour affect.

Effect: A(n) <adjective> look washes over (his/her) face.
  • Released August 2016
    Symbol Appearance
    ^v^ bloodthirsty
    OXO enraged
    | | | savage
    )|( tempestuous
  • Released April 2017
    Symbol Appearance
    v-o-v ferocious
    X fierce
    ^w^ menacing
    )*( persuasive
    - - - serene
    |OO| solemn
    / / / troubled
    v--v vicious
    OoO wild
  • Released August 2017
    Symbol Appearance
    /o\ melancholy
    | oo | tormented
    O/\O vengeful


    Released June 2018
    Symbol Appearance
    *Sss enraptured
    !i!- imperious
  • Released August 2020
    Symbol Appearance
    /--/ devious
    ~\- pitiless
    ~\o pitiful
    Vv| sadistic

Divine

Divine bloodrunes are the second most common tier able to be found in the sewers. Similar to the classic tier, they add a line to the MoonShard pendant's original glamour effect, and align with specific deities.

Effect: Interspersed within the dim aura are miniature (item) that float around (him/her).

Arcane

Arcane bloodrunes are the third tier available, and were initially introduced during the August 2017 Duskruin run. Unlike the classic or divine, arcane bloodrunes change the entire glamour affect of the MoonShard pendant instead of adding a line at the end of it.

Bloodrune Information
Type Fluff
Item Classification Miscellaneous
Item(s) Applied to Stones
Alterable No
Light/Deep No
Original Release Venue Duskruin
Restrictions Bloodrunes must be carved from stones. Only useful with MoonShard Pendants and Bloodrune Holders.
Item Verbs
LOOK READ TURN