Frostbite's Vengeance

A giant snow leopard wreaked havoc over the hamlet Aurvang killing anyone that approached the mountains. The villagers came to name the beast Frostbite and lived in fear of his fury. The legendary Caelian ranger Joriaul promised to hunt Frostbite and bring an end to his terror.   While harvesting the hide, Joriaul noticed Frostbite's spine had a strange blue glow, and was made of solid ice. He carefully removed the spine and made way to the legendary Dwarf blacksmith in the Sundermists to craft a keepsake of his greatest kill.

Mechanics & Inner Workings

You gain a +1 bonus to attack and damage rolls made with this longsword. The blade is made of unmelting ice and deals an extra 1d6 cold damage on hit.

Frostbite's Vengeance Awakened

When a character awakens Frostbite's Vengeance, apply the following changes to the item's traits.   1. You gain a +2 bonus to attack and damage rolls made with this longsword.   2. Cold damage on hit increases to 2d6.   3. When you critically hit with Frostbite's Vengeance, the target is frozen solid and considered paralyzed until the end of their next turn.

Frostbite's Vengeance Exalted

When a character exalts Frostbite's Vengeance, apply the following changes to the item's traits.   1. You gain a +3 bonus to attack and damage rolls made with this longsword.   2. Cold damage on hit increases to 2d8.   3. Frostbite's Fury (2/day): As an action, you plunge Frostbite's Vengeance into the ground at your feet. When you do, up to five frozen spikes explode from the ground nearby. Choose up to five different targets who currently stand on the ground, within 60 feet of you. Targets effected must succeed on a DC18 Dexterity Saving Throw or take 3d8 cold damage and become restrained until the end of their next turn, as a frozen spike erupts from below and impales them.

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Artifacts in 5e DnD: These dormant artifacts will grow in power with the player and are very powerful items! General advancement is to awaken an artifact by some feat of strength or backstory tie in between level 10-15 and exalt between levels 16-20. Inspired by the Taldoeri Campaign setting written by Matthew Mercer.
 
Item type
Unique Artifact
Rarity
Legendary Artifact (Requires Attunement)
Weight
4 lbs
Base Price
160,000 gp
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