Magic Marker

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A Magic Marker is a tool used to mark some magic items found in the Treasure system. They were first sold in the Bloodriven Village shop Make Your Mark. Magic Markers come in two forms, burins/gravers which can engrave small designs, and paintbrushes that can add a dot of paint. For example, a golden wand would become "a golden wand marked with a dot of pink paint" or "a golden wand engraved with a tiny arc."

Analyze

You analyze your oak and steel graver and sense that the creator has provided the following information:
This graver is a tool to mark many kinds of magical loot you may find when hunting, specifically most* of the items that wizards can recharge.  It will add a very simple mark to the end of the description of your magical items, respectively a small shape for engravers and a dab of colored paint for brushes.  Use with caution as the marks may nullify the item's ability to be used with other scripted items.  Test first!

*There are some exclusions!  If it doesn't make sense to be painted or engraved, it won't mark it.  It also will not mark imbedded (420), holy receptacle (325), or imbued (614) items.

This graver can be altered to have a long description or a show added, but the noun must remain the same.  The show will always have a sentence appended to it describing the current setting of the tool, so keep that in mind when designing.


Your oak and steel graver has been unlocked to Tier 2.  This adds the ability to engrave an alternate shape.  This graver is currently set to engrave a tiny diamond.  The following verbs will work with the graver:

RUB, SLAP, TOUCH, FLIP, EAT

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

Verbs

TIER VERB FIRST THIRD
Tier 1
Off-the-Shelf
RUB (gravers) You touch your graver to the wand, glints of silvery blue crackling along its cutting face as you engrave a tiny diamond into the wand. Silvery blue glints crackle along the cutting face of Tivvy's graver as she engraves her wand.
WAVE (brushes) You make a small mark in pink paint on the wand with your paintbrush, then blow lightly on it to dry it. Tivvy makes a mark in pink paint on the wand with her paintbrush, then blows lightly on it to dry it.
SLAP You slowly smack the handle of your oak and steel graver against your palm three times, so preoccupied with thoughts of magical esoterica that you barely register the sting. Tivvy slowly smacks the handle of her oak and steel graver against her palm three times, an enigmatic expression on her face.
TOUCH (gravers) You test the sharpness of your graver's cutting face with a fingertip, drawing your hand back abruptly and giving a satisfied nod at the result. Tivvy warily touches a fingertip to the cutting face of her graver, drawing it back abruptly before giving a satisfied nod.
TOUCH (brushes) You stroke the handle of your glowbark paintbrush with your thumb, enjoying the textural contrast between the grain of the wood and the cool metal of the ferrule. Tivvy idly runs the side of her thumb along the length of the handle of her paintbrush.
Tier 2 FLIP (gravers) With a deft pivot of your wrist, you flip your graver in your hand, and a glimmer of golden green races around the glyphs encircling the disk inlaid into the handle as the shape engraved on it shimmers and changes to an arc. With a deft pivot of her wrist, Tivvy flips her graver in her hand, and a glimmer of golden green races around the glyphs encircling the disk inlaid into the handle as the shape engraved on the it shimmers and changes to an arc.
FLIP (brushes) With a quick flick of the wrist, you murmur a soft incantation, and a silvery blue haze engulfs the tip of your paintbrush. The paint coating the bristles shimmers briefly before turning green. With a quick flick of the wrist, Tivvy murmurs a soft incantation, and a silvery blue haze engulfs the tip of her paintbrush. The paint coating the bristles shimmers briefly before turning green.
EAT You chew on the handle of your oak and steel graver, contemplating what to use it on next. Tivvy chews on the handle of her oak and steel graver, looking contemplative.

Uses

Players may find Magic Markers helpful when sorting charged, duplicated, or greened magic items.

Eligible Items for Marking