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Abandoned Inn Magic Crystal
Version: 2.0
Author: Professor Ceranis Aesira

In the Abandoned Inn, there is a magical workshop. It is in the attic, south of the stairs and through the mirror. In this workshop, there is a clear blue crystal in a dented brass setting. This crystal is unlike any other, for it can determine the magical properties of an item, much like a bard or Elemental Detection (405) can. By holding the item in ones left hand and nothing in the right and touching the crystal, a display will be set off depending on the attributes of the item. The crystal indicates different things about different items. I have here tables of what the crystal’s displays mean and what they indicate about a specific object.

Special Thanks to Lord Marc, Lord Tenser, Lord Tabmow, Lady Thym, Lord Standex, Lady Bysshe, Lady Wysteria and everyone else who tested their items against the crystal for my research. Thanks also to Lady Tedra and Lord Eellos for donating their services and time towards my research.

If there are any questions you have or inconsistencies you find, e-mail me at
-Thank you, and I hope this is helpful.

Professor Ceranis Aesira of the Sylvan Institute for Arcane Study

Note: Tiny golden sparks simply indicate, for all items, that it contains magic.

For Weapons
Silver nimbus Blessed or holy
Pure high note Voln or pure-potion blessed
Shrill piercing note Elemental crits
Low mellow tone Defender weapon (has DS bonus in stance offensive)
Low resonant tone Crit-weighted
Deep bass tone Damage-weighted
Shadow Cursed
Red beam +1 to +5 bonus
Orange beam +6 to +10 bonus
Yellow beam +11 to +15 bonus
Green beam +16 to +20 bonus
Blue beam +21 to +25 bonus
Indigo beam +26 to +30 bonus
Violet beam +31 bonus and above
For Armor
Low resonant tone Crit-padded
Deep bass tone Damage-padded
Shrill piercing note Enchanted by a wizard
Shadow Cursed
Red beam +5 bonus
Orange beam +10 bonus
Yellow beam +12 or +15 bonus
Green beam +17 or +20 bonus
Blue beam +25 bonus
Indigo beam +30 bonus
Violet beam Above +30 bonus
For Shields
Shrill piercing note Enchanted by a wizard
Shadow Cursed
Green beam No bonus above the innate +20
Blue beam +5 bonus above the innate +20
Indigo beam +10 bonus above the innate +20
Violet beam Above +10 bonus above the innate +20
For Items with Limited Charges
Golden scintillating light Imbeddable
Shrill piercing note Above 32 charges remaining
High ringing note 17 to 32 charges remaining
Pure high note 9 to 16 charges remaining
Clear even note 5 to 8 charges remaining
Low mellow note 3 to 4 charges remaining
Low resonant note 2 charges remaining
Deep bass note 1 charge remaining