Heimer Runestaves

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Heimer was the name of the merchant who sold scripted runestaves in the Wavedancer shop Walk Softly. He also added scripts to existing runestaves.

Verb Traps

Wizard

VERB FIRST THIRD
WAVE Air: Whispering an arcane phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a prismatic light. Whispering an arcane phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with her gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a prismatic light!
Earth: Whispering an arcane phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a prismatic light. Whispering an arcane phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with his gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a prismatic light!
Fire: Whispering an arcane phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a soft red light. Whispering an arcane phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with her gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a soft red light!
Lightning: Whispering an arcane phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a sparkling silver light. Whispering an arcane phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with his gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a sparkling silver light!
Water: Whispering an arcane phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a deep blue light. Whispering an arcane phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with his gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a deep blue light!
TAP Air: You lower the tip of your gnarled modwir staff to the ground and trace a pattern, which glows with a prismatic light. You firmly tap the pattern with your staff, and a radiant rainbow colored circle rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of her gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern, which glows with a prismatic light. She firmly taps the pattern with her staff, and a radiant rainbow colored circle rises from the ground beneath her and then disappears.
Earth: You lower the tip of your gnarled modwir staff to the ground and trace a pattern, which glows with a dark brown light. You firmly tap the pattern with your staff, and a circle of shifting stones rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of his gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern, which glows with a dark brown light. He firmly taps the pattern with his staff, and a circle of shifting stones rises from the ground beneath him and then disappears.
Fire: You lower the tip of your gnarled modwir staff to the ground and trace a pattern, which glows with a soft red light. You firmly tap the pattern with your staff, and a circle of flickering flames rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of her gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern, which glows with a soft red light. She firmly taps the pattern with her staff, and a circle of flickering flames rises from the ground beneath her and then disappears.
Lightning: You lower the tip of your gnarled modwir staff to the ground and trace a pattern, which glows with a sparkling silver light. You firmly tap the pattern with your staff, and a circle of crackling lightning rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of his gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern, which glows with a sparkling silver light. He firmly taps the pattern with his staff, and a circle of crackling lightning rises from the ground beneath him and then disappears.
Water: You lower the tip of your gnarled modwir staff to the ground and trace a pattern, which glows with a deep blue light. You firmly tap the pattern with your staff, and a circle of crystalline ice shards rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of his gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern, which glows with a deep blue light. He firmly taps the pattern with his staff, and a circle of crystalline ice shards rises from the ground beneath him and then disappears.
RAISE All: You raise your gnarled modwir staff and trace an arcane symbol as the power of the elements gently swirls around you for a moment. <Person> raises her gnarled modwir staff and traces an arcane symbol as the power of the elements gently swirls around her for a moment.
LEAN All: You raise your gnarled modwir staff and trace an arcane symbol as the power of the elements gently swirls around you for a moment. <Person> raises her gnarled modwir staff and traces an arcane symbol as the power of the elements gently swirls around her for a moment.

Sorcerer

VERB FIRST THIRD
WAVE Necromancy: Whispering an arcane phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a prismatic light. Missing.
Demonology: Whispering an enigmatic phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your taloned orase runestaff which glows briefly with a sickly green light. Whispering an enigmatic phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with her gnarled modwir staff, which glows briefly with a dark purple light!
TAP Necromancy: You lower the tip of your taloned orase runestaff to the ground and trace a pattern which glows with a sickly green light. You firmly tap the pattern with your runestaff and a circle of shifting bones rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. Missing.
Demonology: You lower the tip of your gnarled modwir staff to the ground and trace a pattern which glows with a dark purple light. You firmly tap the pattern with your staff and a circle of radiating black essence rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of her gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern, which glows with dark purple light. She firmly taps the pattern with her staff, and a circle of radiating black essence rises from the ground beneath her and then disappears.
RAISE All: You raise your gnarled modwir staff and trace an eldritch sign as tendrils of shadow gather briefly about you. <Person> raises her gnarled modwir staff and traces an eldritch sign as tendrils of shadow gather briefly about her.
LEAN All: Your eyes darken as you lean softly against your gnarled modwir staff gathering your power. <Person>'s eyes darken as she leans softly against her gnarled modwir staff.

Cleric

VERB FIRST THIRD
WAVE Whispering a devotional phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your faewood runestaff which is briefly suffused with light. Whispering a devotional phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with her gnarled modwir staff, which is briefly suffused with light!
LEAN You murmer a soft prayer and lean heavily against your faewood runestaff gathering your power. <Person> murmurs a soft prayer and leans heavily against her gnarled modwir staff.
RAISE You raise your faewood runestaff and trace a reverent symbol as a faint nimbus of light surrounds you and then fades away <Person> raises her gnarled modwir staff and traces a reverent symbol as a faint nimbus of light surrounds her and then fades away.
TAP You lower the tip of your faewood runestaff to the ground and trace a pattern chanting a benevolent prayer. You firmly tap the pattern with your runestaff and a circle of light rises from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of her gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern, chanting a benevolent prayer. She firmly taps the pattern with her staff, and a circle of light rises from the ground beneath her and then disappears.

Empath

VERB FIRST THIRD
WAVE Whispering a comforting phrase, you gesture effortlessly with your gnarled modwir staff which is briefly suffused with a soft glow Whispering a comforting phrase, <Person> gestures effortlessly with her gnarled modwir staff, which is briefly suffused with a soft glow.
LEAN You breathe deeply and lean against your gnarled modwir staff gathering your power. <Person> breathes deeply and leans against her gnarled modwir staff.
RAISE You raise your gnarled modwir staff in a gesture of reassurance as an ethereal corona of energy briefly surrounds you. <Person> raises her gnarled modwir staff in a gesture of reassurance as an ethereal corona of energy briefly surrounds her.
TAP You lower the tip of your gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern while murmuring words of succor. You firmly tap the pattern with your staff and a circle of acantha springs from the ground beneath you and then disappears. <Person> lowers the tip of her gnarled modwir staff to the ground and traces a pattern while murmuring words of succor. She firmly taps the pattern with her staff, and a circle of acantha rises from the ground beneath her and then disappears.

Loresong

Melody and memory collide in a brilliant cascade of shimmering notes.  Your surroundings suddenly fade and you find yourself in the middle of a deep forest.  The canopy is thick, but the dappled sunlight peeking through provides more than adequate illumination.  Just ahead, an elderly gnome trudges a well-worn path, leading an extremely fat grey pony.  The pony plods obediently behind him, carrying an odd assortment of sticks in addition to his already substantial burden.  In a burst of color your vision fades.

Voice and vision intertwine in a dizzying array of color and tone.  You find yourself inside a small one-room cabin.  The elderly gnome from the forest path sits in a rocking chair with a whittling knife.  Across his lap rests a large branch of ebonwood which he is carefully smoothing, tapering and shaping into a well balanced and beautiful staff.  Working at an astonishing speed, he carves a sinister claw at the top end of the staff.  A discordant note rises between you and the staff, pushing you into darkness.  After a moment, the darkness lifts and you notice with a start that your surroundings have shifted.

Song and staff struggle against your will creating a cacophony of crossed senses while the world goes black around the edges.  In your mind's eye, you see the now familiar gnomish whittler still sitting in his rocking chair.  After thoroughly inspecting his work, the whittler stands and walks across the room, dragging the staff behind him.  From a petite chest, he pulls a tiny amber ball and deftly places it inside the claw atop the large ebonwood runestaff.  He holds the staff up to the light and you notice a dark occlusion in the stone.  It appears as if a long bug, perhaps a caterpillar, has been trapped within the amber.  The threads of the vision begin to unravel and you are left feeling queasy and unsettled.

At the sound of your voice, the staff yields easily and you are plunged once more into darkness.  As your vision returns, you are confronted by a golden slit-pupil eye staring directly at you.  With a sigh of relief, you recognize the eye as the decorative amber globe on the whittler's ebonwood runestaff.  He appears to be hard at work on another staff, this time of silver haon.  He has finished the basic shaping and tapering and is concentrating on the decorative carving for the top.  Working carefully, he has roughed out a series of five interlocking rings.  As he continues to refine his design, your concentration falters and you find yourself being drawn back to the present.

Your voice vibrates in harmony with the staff, drawing you back once again to the familiar cabin.  The whittler is sitting on a cushion with the silver haon staff before him.  A collection of small jars and vials are strewn about the cabin floor. The gnome dips a brush into one and begins to apply some color to the carving of the five rings.  Hanging on the wall behind him, you notice a well cared for painting of a stately gnome lady in profile. She is obviously related to the fellow kneeling on the floor.  She is wearing a black dress, a white bonnet and white gloves in a style that suggests a generation's difference at most.  As you shift your focus back to the wizened gnome on the floor, the vision ends.

You attempt to withdraw more from the staff, but you are unable to trace the vision further.