Ethereal armor

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Ethereal armor is purchased from the Reim Base Camp for 75,000 ethereal scrip. It has three fluff tiers (OTS + two unlocks), five defensive tiers, and one padding tier that can be unlocked (some of these tiers can be purchased from the Reim Base Camp in the form of a waiver). Each defensive tier adds +5 defensive strength to a maximum of +25 at tier 5. The auction unlock adds critical padding to the defensive flare resulting in 2 points of padding per unlock to a maximum of 10 points of padding. The padding stacks with all other forms of padding. The fluff color, defensive flare color, and padding color can all be customized.

At Reim Base Camp, Armory, an ethereal armor deed can be purchased and added to existing armor, as long as it is capable. This will turn the existing armor into ethereal armor, and afterwards, the ethereal armor waivers can be used to improve the armor.

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************************* Ethereal Armor **********************************
 The leather shirt holds the ethereal armor script.
 The leather shirt is able to be altered and lightened by any talented merchant.
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 The shirt currently is unlocked to a fluff Tier of: 2

 The shirt currently is unlocked to a defensive Tier of: 5

 The shirt currently is unlocked to have padding flares.
 This gives you access to the following verbs:
  PULL, PUSH

  TOUCH, RUB, TICKLE, WAVE
  PROD (On/Off Ambient), Ambient Messaging, CLENCH, TAP
 The leather shirt has a custom padding color of: blue
 The leather shirt has a custom DS flare color of: green
 The leather shirt has a custom color of: grey


You can tell that the shirt is as light as it can get.

Note: While more than two fluff unlock certificates can be purchased and applied, there are only two unlockable tiers on the armor with verbs or ambient messaging. Applying 3+ fluff unlock waivers serves no purpose beyond spending ethereal scrip.

Verb Traps

TIER VERB FIRST THIRD
Off-the-Shelf PULL You place your hands on either side of your leather shirt and give it a good pull, adjusting the fit. XXXX places his hands on either side of his leather shirt and gives it a good pull, adjusting the fit.
PUSH You take a step forward and glare as grey ethereal chains whirl about your leather shirt before dispersing. XXXX takes a step forward and glares as grey ethereal chains whirl about his leather shirt before dispersing.
Tier 1 TOUCH As you place your hand against your leather shirt, a ripple of grey light travels across the surface. As XXXX places his hand against his leather shirt, a ripple of grey light travels across the surface.
RUB You draw back your arms to casually flex in your leather shirt, sending snakes of grey ethereal energy surging over your leather shirt. XXXX draws back his arms to casually flex in his leather shirt, sending snakes of grey ethereal energy surging over his leather shirt.
TICKLE You smoothly lift a hand near your leather shirt, letting a tendril of ethereal energy coil sinuously around your extended fingers. XXXX smoothly lifts a hand near his leather shirt, letting a tendril of ethereal energy coil sinuously around his extended fingers.
WAVE You raise your arms and let out a carnal yell as your leather shirt is briefly surrounded by a grey glow. XXXX raises his arms and lets out a carnal yell as his leather shirt is briefly surrounded by a grey glow.
Tier 2 CLENCH You reach up and hook your fingertips into the neckline of your leather shirt and strike a pose. XXXX reaches up and hooks his fingertips into the neckline of his leather shirt and strikes a pose.
TAP You lightly drum your fingertips against your leather shirt causing a ripple of grey light to flow across the surface. XXXX lightly drums his fingertips against his leather shirt causing a ripple of grey light to flow across the surface.
PROD
turns off ambient messages
The soft light surrounding your leather shirt pulses once then fades away. The soft light surrounding XXXX's leather shirt pulses once then fades away.
PROD
turns on ambient messages
A soft, grey light surrounds your leather shirt. A soft, grey light surrounds XXXX's leather shirt.

Messaging

Defense Strength and Padding Flares

A burst of blue light flares up around your leather shirt as a series of blue and green ethereal chains encase your body against a half-elven bandit's attack!
A half-elven bandit swings a cudgel at you!
  AS: +400 vs DS: +479 with AvD: +19 + d100 roll: +69 = +9
   A clean miss.

A burst of blue light flares up around your leather shirt as a series of blue and green ethereal chains encase your body against a human outlaw's attack!
A human outlaw swings a broadsword at you!
  AS: +422 vs DS: +382 with AvD: +35 + d100 roll: +95 = +170
   ... and hits for 36 points of damage!
   Strike connects with shoulder blade!

Ambient Messaging

A soft pulse of grey light surrounds your leather shirt.

A slender ethereal chain wraps itself around your leather shirt then disperses.

A glowing shell of ethereal energy surrounds your leather shirt then fades away.

An ethereal mass appears at the center of your leather shirt then vanishes in a flash of grey light.