Throne of the Architects
A magic longsword further enchanced by the powerful magics of the Briar Witch
Level 7 Rare (1 such item per tier)
Found in the portal room during the campaign against the incursion of demonic forces, this longsword is comprised of a blade of constantly twisting briar and a steel-hard wooden pommel. Its deep arcane nature allows for bards to channel their powers through it, enchancing their attacks. When in mortal danger the blade can encase you in tough wooden tendrils at the expense of your movement.
Enchancement: + 2 attack and damage rolls.
Critical: 1d6 damage per plus.
Property: Bards can use this weapon as an implement for bard powers and bard paragon path powers.
Property: Resist 5 psychic.
Power (Encounter): Exploit Weakness-The -2 defense penalty granted by your Guiding Strike gains Sustain (minor).
Power (Daily): Immediate Interrupt- (Requires you to be bloodied) Trigger, you are targeted for a melee attack. You are encased in briar and gain +1 ac, immobilized and resist all 20 (as petrified effect-no loss of consciousness) until the end of your next turn.