Labyrinthine crescent-woven jewelry

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Sterling feathered jewelry was introduced as an update to the Ghezyte chelioboros item quest reward first released at Ebon Gate 2017. At Ebon Gate 2021, the ability to convert the item's appearance and abilities, along with its deity, was made available as part of the quest. It is a self-charging item that has different abilities based on whether one has completed the yearly quest and/or converted to the deity Zelia. Similar to the ghezyte chelioboros item, the amount of favor gained for it allows its various upgrades. The first year being 1000 followed by 2000 for the second year. Favor is garnered by doing the various Caligos Isle yearly quest(s). There is a cost of 250,000 silver to purchase the item from the chest when available on Caligos Isle. Once purchased, the item is attuned to the character that picked it up.

Note: The verbs for each year are unlocked automatically each year, and are not tied to favor gain. There are no year 5 verbs available for quest items that have been converted to other deities.

The item can be rotated between four various worn locations via the PROD verb. Those four locations include wrist(bracelet), finger(ring), neck(choker), and ankle(anklet).

Analyze

You analyze your crescent-woven bracelet and sense that the creator has provided the following information:
This crescent-woven bracelet is from Ebon Gate 5117-5121, Caligos Isle, and is a quest participation item.  It is a progressive item, and its benefits increased during the event quests on Caligos Isle.

This item cannot be altered in any way.  It is aligned with Zelia.

FLUFF USAGE: GAZE, HISS, KISS, LISTEN, MOCK, NUDGE, PRAY, RUB, TICKLE, TOUCH
MECHANICAL USAGE (if eligible): POINT <target>, COVER, PROD (change worn location/noun)

This bracelet will currently provide the following "Intimidation Debuff" with POINT:
 > -25 DS/-15 TD; 25x/day, with 25 uses remaining today.

This bracelet will currently provide the following Fear Resistance Boon with COVER:
 > +5 to fear resistance; 5x/day, with 5 uses remaining today.  Duration: 5 minutes. 

At the end of each festival, the item's favor totals will be updated to the current participation benefit for POINT and COVER (if applicable).  COVER is available only to those who are aligned with the same deity as the bracelet.

You get no sense of whether or not the bracelet may be further lightened.

The bracelet is restricted to this character.

Year 1 - 2017

Verb Modifier First Second Third
COVER (Zelia Follower Only) Success Lightly touching (item), you draw strength from the moonlight-hued links and steel yourself in the freedoms that chaos and madness provide you. N/A (Character) lightly touches upon (his/her) (item), causing moonlight hues to seep from (his/her) eyes for a brief moment.
(Zelia Follower Only) Failure - Not Enough Favor As you cover your (item), you note that it appears lackluster and dull. N/A N/A
(Zelia Follower Only) Failure - Backlash Resembling the dull echoes of moonlight under a bright sunny sky, (item) seems somehow faded and depleted. N/A N/A
(Zelia Follower Only) Failure - All Uses Expended for Day You cover your chelioboros bracelet, but nothing happens. Perhaps it hasn't been long enough since you last called upon the power of Zelia. N/A N/A
KISS N/A A deep abiding terror clings to your heart, causing your vision to narrow and your pulse to hammer in your ears. You press your fingers to your lips, kissing it gently, and then press it to your (item) as you feel an unbridled laughter sooth your fears. N/A Suddenly wide-eyed with fear, (character) presses (his/her) fingers to (his/her) lips, kisses them gently, and then presses them to (his/her) (item) as (his/her) tension melts away into a supercilious grin.
LISTEN N/A Canting your head to the side, you bring your (item) close to your ears and listen to it briefly. A soft song, like that of an alien lullaby, calls to you, imploring you to come to some distant island. As you think you hear the word, "Caligos," spoken, a shiver of ethereal laughter borne of moonlight and quicksilver staves off the chill that one word instilled in you. N/A Canting (his/her) head to the side, (character) listens intently to (his/her) (item) for several seconds while humming an alien lullaby. (Character)'s lips part as if (he/she) might say something, but only a bubbly laughter borne of moonlight and quicksilver falls from (him/her).
POINT Success Angling your (item) towards (target), you concentrate on the image of a tiny artist trapped in madness and draw forth from her a hidden strength that you infuse into the device. Pulsing slightly, a beam of concentrated moonlight tinged with bands of orange, white, ebon, and viridian falls upon (target). Angling (his/her) (item) towards you, (character) seems to concentrate for several seconds, a hint of madness creeping into (his/her) (eyecolor) eyes. A slightly pulsing beam of concentrated moonlight tinged with bands of orange, white, ebon, and viridian falls upon you! Angling (his/her) (item) towards (target), (character) seems to concentrate for several seconds, a hint of madness creeping into (his/her) (eyecolor) eyes. A slightly pulshing beam of concentrated moonlight tinged with bands of orange, white, ebon, and viridian falls upon (target)!
Failure - Not Enough Favor As you move to angle your (item), you note that it appears lackluster and dull. N/A N/A
Backfire Angling your (item) towards (target), you concentrate on the image of a tiny artist trapped in madness and draw forth from her a hidden strength that you infuse into the device. Pulsing slightly, a beam of concentrated moonlight tinged with bands of orange, white, ebon, and viridian whistles past (target) with no effect. Angling (his/her) (item) towards you, (character) seems to concentrate for several seconds, a hint of madness creeping into (his/her) (eyecolor) eyes. A slightly pulsing beam of concentrated moonlight tinged with bands of orange, white, ebon, and viridian whistles past you with no effect. Angling (his/her) (item) towards (target), (character) seems to concentrate for several seconds, a hint of madness creeping into (his/her) (eyecolor) eyes. A slightly pulsating beam of concentrated moonlight tinged with bands of orange, white, ebon, and viridian whistles past (him/her) with no effect.
Failure - Backlash Resembling the dull echoes of moonlight under a bright sunny sky, (item) seems somehow faded and depleted. N/A N/A
Failure - Used all daily uses As you move to angle your (item), you note that the links are somewhat dull. Perhaps it hasn't been long enough since you last drew upon the madness of Keilipso and the ill-fated memory of Caligos Isle. N/A N/A
PROD N/A As you prod your (item), blended white, black, green, and orange hues swirl across its surface and slowly transforming it to (item). N/A Blended white, black, green, and orange hues swirl across (item) slowly transforming it to (item).
Changes worn location of the item.
RUB N/A Trailing your fingers across (item), you are struck by the way the ambient light plays off of each depiction of the Elanthian moons. N/A Trailing (his/her) fingers across (his/her) (item), (character) seems to focus on the way the ambient light plays upon the depiction of the Elanthian moons instead of focusing on the form of an eel trapped within its woven wiring.
TOUCH N/A Suddenly seeming to writhe, damp and coldly, against your skin, (item) seems to take on an aquatic appearance. Indigo eyes rise up from out of the woven wire, causing you to start with a sudden, wordless fear, but just as quickly the woven crescents flare with malachite, niveous, and ebon light, and you are immediately put at ease. N/A As (character) touches (his/her) (item), (character) suddenly seems to be captivated by its woven surface. Wild emotions play upon (his/her) features as (he/she) gazes at it for several long moments, (his/her) expression contorting with fear but eventually subsiding into an almost angelic smile.

Year 2 - 2018

Verb First Third
NUDGE You gingerly prod your (item), causing the spectral image of an eel at its heart to come to life. It writhes and twists for several moments, but the hypnotic pulses of the woven-wire crescents stills it once more. (Character) gingerly prods (his/her) (item) and gazes at it for several moments in rapture.
TICKLE You lightly brush your fingers across the thin links of your (item) and feel desperation creep into your very soul. The shadows seem thick with the swimming shape of indigo-eyed denizens and just as you fear that terror will take you a kind of gleeful madness falls upon you. The lurkers in the shadows dissipate as if cast out by a moonlit tide. (Character) seems to withdraw within (him/herself) for a brief moment, (his/her) (eyecolor) eyes darting about in momentary terror. The episode is brief, ending as a gleeful giggle slips from (his/her) lips.

Year 3 - 2019

Verb First Third
GAZE Moonlight slants across your vision, briefly transporting you to a distant island where hungry mist nips at your ankles and a deceitful godling vies for the affections and attentions of worshipers tricked into a belief of salvation. You smirk, hearing a small voice in the back of your mind reminding you that the only true salvation is to lose yourself in chaos. Moonlight spills across (character)'s vision, (his/her) (item) suddenly flickering in the ambient light. Gazing blankly ahead, (he/she) smirks for a brief moment before the glittering lights fade.
PRAY Panic briefly grips you, thoughts of betrayal and cruelty suck the very air from your lungs. You gasp as the misery nearly overwhelms you, but just as you think the pain may never end, it recedes in a veil of glisten moonlight and you find yourself riding through the chaos that only moments ago threatened to overwhelm you. Gasping suddenly in panic and alarm, (character) appears to have some kind of existential crisis as (he/she) glances around with wild eyes. A shimmer of (his/her) (item) causes a veil of moonlight hues to slip across (his/her) features, which softens (his/her) features almost instantly.

Year 4 - 2020

Verb First Third
HISS Squirming at your wrist causes your eyes to be drawn to the ethereal image of an eel trapped within the moonlit-hued links of your (item). Curling your lips back, you hiss at the tiny creature in mockery, the sound dissolving into a giggle born of freedom and madness. (Character) shifts (his/her) (eyecolor) eyes to (item) that touches upon (his/her) (skin color) skin. Curling (his/her) lips back, (character) hisses at it briefly but the sound quickly dissolves into an alarming giggle born of freedom and madness.
MOCK You poke at the ethereal eel trapped within the moonlit links of your (item), taunting it for being weak and laughing at its ineffectiveness on you now that Caligos Isle haunts you no more. (Character) pokes at (his/her) (item), an inarticulate taunt falling from (his/her) lips.

Additional Information

Appearance

The LOOK/TAP of the item is: a labrynthine crescent-woven (noun) with no long description. The SHOW is:

Intricately woven into complicated twists and turns, the soft grey hue of alum wire forms a backdrop for platinum, copper, faenor, and dark iron strands.  The copper and faenor pieces are twisted into crescents that face one another at opposing ends of the broad expanse, while the platinum and dark iron threading is woven into intertwining knotwork patterns that resemble the complicated dance the sisters Lornon and Liabo often engage in.  A fine toggle, wrought in the unlikely image of an eel, allows the piece to carefully be worn.

Mechanical Information

In order to activate any of the special abilities on the bracelet, the user must have the required amount of favor for that ability. Minimum required favor is 1000.

Year/Total Favor POINT (at target) COVER
Adds an intimidate debuff to the target that reduces the targets DS/TD by: Must follow Zelia
Lasts 5 minutes, Sheer Fear Boost will increase user's sheer fear level by:
2017 - 1000 favor 5/3, 5x/day 1x/day
2018 - 2000 favor 10/6, 10x/day 2x/day
2019 - 3000 favor 15/9, 15x/day 3x/day
2020 - 4000 favor 20/12, 20x/day 4x/day
2021 - 5000 favor 25/15, 25x/day 5x/day

Ambients

1P: Waves of ebon, white, orange, and viridian light slip across the surface of (item), briefly illuminating the ethereal form of an indigo-eyed passenger locked within its links. 
2P: Waves of ebon, white, orange, and viridian light slip across the surface of (character)'s (item), briefly illuminating the ethereal form of an indigo-eyed passenger locked within its links.

1P: Skeins of moonlight hues ripple across the links of (item) where a pair of indigo eyes peer out from their metallic cage.
2P: Skeins of moonlight hues ripple across the links of (character)'s (item) where a pair of indigo eyes peer out from their metallic cage.

1P: The sound of laughter tinged with madness falls upon your ears, the bouts now and again punctuated by indelicate sobs.  The crash of waves on a distant shore remind you of all that was lost on Caligos Isle.
2P: The sudden sound of laughter tinged with madness falls upon your ears, the bouts now and again punctuated by indelicate sobs.  The sound seems to emanate from (character).

1P: Swaying slightly, you find yourself slipping into a semi-hypnotic state as the lullying sound of the ocean calls to you.  It is calling you to return, calling you to succumb to salvation, calling you to deceive yourself.  With a start, you pull yourself from the strange sensation.
2P: Swaying slightly, (character) seems to slip into a semi-hypnotic state.  (He/she) cants (his/her) head to the side, (his/her) lips parting slightly as (he/she) listens to something that only (he/she) can hear.  With a start, (he/she) pulls herself out of (his/her) trance.

1P: Ambient light plays upon the links of your (item), causing the visage of a trapped eel to briefly appear.
2P: Ambient light plays upon the links of (character)'s (item), causing the visage of a trapped eel to briefly appear.

1P: You briefly shiver, an unseen breeze chilling you and reminding you of the fate of Caligos Isle.
2P: (Character) briefly touches (his/her) (item) and shivers from the contact.

1P: A far off island tune springs to your lips, causing you to hum it unbidden for a brief moment.
2P: Indigo eyes suddenly appear within the links of (character)'s (item).  Moments later, (character) seems to hum an unusual, and eerie, island tune.

Fear Resistance Ending:
1P: You feel the raw madness of Keilipso slip away as your inner fearlessness wanes.
2P: N/A

See Also

Labyrinthine crescent-woven jewelry Information
Type Mechanical
Item Classification Accessory
Item(s) Applied to Jewelry
Alterable No
Light/Deep No
Original Release Venue Ebon Gate
Original Release Year 2021
Quest Item Yes
Tiered Yes
Number of Tiers 5
How to Unlock Quest
Attunement Yes
Attunes to Character
Item Verbs
COVER GAZE HISS KISS
LISTEN MOCK NUDGE POINT
PRAY PROD RUB TICKLE
TOUCH