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Thirteen magic items for your fantasy tRPG of choice, inspired by the names of items past. Beyond a couple of references to spell names (to explain how items and spells interact) and to the occasional mechanic like a saving throw, these are system-neutral.

I originally wrote this for #RemagineDragonJam; I've since added three more items and corrected some errors to make this a printable booklet.

An html file is provided for easy remixing and for screen-reader use. The pdf is A5 sized, suitable for printing on A4 paper and folding into a zine.


  • Fog Armour
  • Hypnotic Cauldron
  • Insidious Seaweed
  • Ipsissimo's Black Goose
  • Irene's Mystical Ballgown
  • Jan Jo's Tea Kettle
  • Leech Dust
  • Lock of Riddles
  • Magic Face Paint: Badger Protector
  • Secret Detection Ring
  • Warding Ring
  • Staff of Scrivening
  • Urn of Bound Souls

To the extent the original item names are copyrightable, I believe their use here is sufficiently transformative to be fair use.

The item descriptions are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

If you like this, you may also like Nine Treasures, a similar zine that's specifically for 5e D&D but written with the same ethos.

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