Solar Weapon

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Solar weapons were released at the June 2018 run of Duskruin Arena in the Penitent Petitioner shop. During the day, solar weapons grow stronger (bonus to Attack Strength) from the moment the sun rises until noon (+6 to AS) when they are at their strongest. As the sun wains, so does their power and after sunset, they grow even weaker until midnight (-4 to AS) when they are at their weakest.

Tier 1

Analyze

You analyze your vultite falchion and sense that the creator has provided the following information:

This is a Solar Weapon that grants its wielder the power of sunlight during the hours of the day by giving a bonus that increases as the day reaches its apex.  However, as the day wanes, so do its powers, and it begins to give a minus during the night.

The falchion has access to the following verbs at its current tier of 1 (OTS) out of 4:  rub, salute, and tilt.

You may alter this item freely provided that it never has a description that would oppose the spheres of Phoen's domain.

Usage

Verb First Third
RUB You trace the length of your vultite falchion, causing a golden nimbus to dance across its length. XXX traces the length of her vultite falchion, causing a golden nimbus to dance across its length.
SALUTE Clutching a vultite falchion in your fist, you rap upon your silk shirt in salute. Clutching a vultite falchion in her fist, XXX raps upon her silk shirt in salute.
TILT You tilt your vultite falchion in your grip and are rewarded with a faint, golden shimmer that briefly illuminates your <complex> face. XXX tilts vultite falchion in her grip and is rewarded with a faint, golden shimmer that briefly illuminates her <complexion> face.

Tier 2

At this tier, the AS bonus doubles.

Analyze

You analyze your vultite falchion and sense that the creator has provided the following information:

This is a Solar Weapon that grants its wielder the power of sunlight during the hours of the day by giving a bonus that increases as the day reaches its apex.  However, as the day wanes, so do its powers, and it begins to give a minus during the night.

The falchion has access to the following verbs at its current tier of 2 out of 4:  bow, pray, rub, salute, tilt, and touch.

You may alter this item freely provided that it never has a description that would oppose the spheres of Phoen's domain.

Usage

Verb First Third
BOW
(standing)
With a small flourish, you twirl a vultite falchion at your side and then lower yourself into a deep bow, your right leg extended behind you as you bend your left knee. With a small flourish, XXX twirls a vultite falchion at her side and then lowers herself into a deep bow, her right leg extended behind her.
BOW
(kneeling)
Curling your left hand behind your back, you raise a vultite falchion in your clenched right fist and tap it to your left shoulder. Holding the falchion in place, you incline your head in a small bow of respect. Curling her left hand behind her back, XXX raises a vultite falchion in her clenched right fist and taps it to her left shoulder. Holding the falchion in place, she inclines her head in a small bow of respect.
BOW
(sitting)
Laying a vultite falchion across the tops of your knees, you maintain one hand on the hilt and gesture invitingly with the other. Laying a vultite falchion across the tops of her knees, XXX maintains one hand on the hilt and gestures invitingly with the other.
BOW
(laying)
Rolling to your back, you lay a vultite falchion across the length of your body, keeping your right hand on the hilt and the other beneath your head. Rolling to her back, XXX lays a vultite falchion across the length of her body, keeping her right hand on the hilt and the other beneath her head.
PRAY Folding your hands over the hilt of your vultite falchion, you bow your head and murmur a soft prayer. As if in response, a slight warmth radiates from your vultite falchion. Folding her hands over the hilt of her vultite falchion, XXX bows her head and murmurs a soft prayer. A slight warmth radiates through the area as if in response to the pious gesture.
TOUCH You place your hand upon the warm vultite of your falchion, and it pulses for a brief moment with warm, divine energy. XXX places her hand upon the warm vultite of her falchion, and it pulses in response.

Tier 3

At this tier, the weapon gains the ability to change the character's eye feature temporarily. It will also provide solar flares (fire) regardless of the time of day.

Analyze

You analyze your vultite falchion and sense that the creator has provided the following information:

This is a Solar Weapon that grants its wielder the power of sunlight during the hours of the day by giving a bonus that increases as the day reaches its apex.  However, as the day wanes, so do its powers, and it begins to give a minus during the night.

The falchion has access to the following verbs at its current tier of 3 out of 4:  bow, pray, raise*, rub, salute, tilt, and touch.

* Indicates activation for a temporary (5 minute) eye feature change.

At the falchion's current tier it will issue solar flares during the day or the night.

You may alter this item freely provided that it never has a description that would oppose the spheres of Phoen's domain.

Usage

Verb First Third
RAISE
(outside, day)
You thrust your vultite falchion into the air and feel it drink in the sunlight.

You feel a warmth behind your eyes.

XXX trusts her vultite falchion into the air, and it seems to absorb the nearby sunlight.

XXX's eyes seem to fill with sunlight.

RAISE
(inside)
You thrust your vultite falchion into the air. XXX thrusts her vultite falchion into the air.
RAISE
(outside, night)
You feel the power of the sun stored within your vultite falchion coarse up your arm as you raise it in the air. XXX raises her vultite falchion into the air, and a burst of brilliant sunlight rains down upon him.

Tier 4

At this tier, the weapon gains the ability to send a realm-wide message once a day, during daytime hours.

Analyze

You analyze your vultite falchion and sense that the creator has provided the following information:

This is a Solar Weapon that grants its wielder the power of sunlight during the hours of the day by giving a bonus that increases as the day reaches its apex.  However, as the day wanes, so do its powers, and it begins to give a minus during the night.

The falchion has access to the following verbs at its current tier of 4 out of 4:  bow, chant**, pray, raise*, rub, salute, tilt, and touch.

* Indicates activation for a temporary (5 minute) eye feature change.
** Indicates activation of 1x time per day during sunlight hours ability.

At the falchion's current tier it will issue solar flares during the day or the night.

You may alter this item freely provided that it never has a description that would oppose the spheres of Phoen's domain.

Usage

Verb First Third
CHANT
(day)
Gazing at the sunlight that still touches the land, you murmur a soft prayer to Phoen over your vultite falchion. Gazing about, XXX murmurs a soft prayer over her vultite falchion.
CHANT
(night)
Casts Sun Burst (609)
Clasping your hands over the hilt of your vultite falchion, you intone an orotund prayer and feel the radiant power of Phoen surge through you. Momentarily freeing your grip from the falchion, you let the heat flow through you and into your palm... Clasping her hands over the hilt of her vultite falchion, XXX intones an orotund prayer and radiant light begins to traverse her veins, giving her (COMPLEXION) skin a warm, golden hue. Momentarily freeing her grip from the falchion, she lets the heat flow through her and out of her palm...

Additional Information

Temporary Feature Change

Eye Feature Change Unique Feature Change Feature Fade
She has radiant golden eyes She has radiant, golden light spilling from her eyes. The sunlight that spills from XXX's hazel eyes slowly slips away.

Solar Flare

  ** Searing hot, the golden power of the sun is channeled through your vultite falchion and lances the greater bog troll! **

Realm Message

The following message will appear to the character's current realm once a day upon using CHANT at night.

For a brief instance, the sky brightens as if dawn has risen in and a chorus of doves and blackbirds heralds the false day.  As the the daylight fades, the avian orchestra ceases its song.

See Also

Solar Weapon Information
Type Mechanical
Feature altering
Item Classification Weapon
Item(s) Applied to Any weapon
Alterable Yes
Light/Deep Yes
Feature(s) Altered Eyes
Unique line
Original Release Venue Duskruin Arena
Tiered Yes
Number of Tiers 4
How to Unlock Certificate
Spell Sun Burst (609)
Restrictions Cannot be described in any way that would oppose Phoen.
Item Verbs
BOW CHANT PRAY RAISE
RUB SALUTE TILT TOUCH