Thursday, March 24, 2011

New Magic Item: Vudu Gumdrops

The following is declared Open Game Content:

Vudu Gumdrops

Named after their inventor, the hobbyist alchemist Vudurann the Confectioner, Vudu Gumdrops appear to be normal licorice gumdrops, either opaquely white or sparkly black in color.

If a character places a Vudu Gumdrop in his mouth, it immediately dissolves and the character must make a Save vs. Paralysis or be paralyzed for 1d6+3 days.

During this time period, the character will appear to be dead, his heartbeat and breathing slowed to a nearly imperceptible rate. The character retains all senses, but is unable to react to external or internal stimuli. The character’s eyes remain open, and resist being drawn closed by others.

At the end of the paralysis, the character must make a Save vs. Disease or be plagued with severe, gut-wrenching constipation for 1d4 days, and suffer a temporary -5 to all attributes. At the end of this time period, the character has a huge cleansing of the bowel at an inconvenient moment.

Vudu Gumdrops are prized by assassins and fetch a hefty price on the black market.