Krodera is a silver-hued metal, and casts distorted reflections even when forged into a perfectly smooth and polished surface. It is extremely rare, usually found deep beneath huge ancient craters that have since been masked by the growing landscape. Its natural enchantment is equivalent to that of mithril, and pure krodera is generally only forged into weapons or small ornamentations. It is unsuitable for most types of armor as its magic turns inward rather than outward, causing more than an inconvenience for the would-be wearer.
Krodera is anti-magical in nature, in its purest form reflecting magic as easily as light reflects off the surface of water. Scholars say that it radiates a powerful magical aura, and depending on the purity of the krodera, this aura can totally encompass the wielder, nullifying or severely hampering magical spells cast at or cast by its user. Impure krodera has been rumored to be forged into armor, but its powers pale in comparison to that of a true krodera weapon.
Krodera was first discovered by the humans during the rise of the Empire, and the current Empress is rumored to be very interested in its inherent anti-magical properties. It has been found in other parts of the world, but is still quite rare.
Some krodera items have +5 bonus instead of +25.