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Metuak's PendantEquipment 5

Source Pathfinder #176: Lost Mammoth Valley
Price 155 gp
Weight light

This black quartz pendant carved in the shape of an angel's feather hangs from a leather cord worn around the neck. Once worn by Metuak of the Burning Mammoths, this family heirloom anchors you to your ancestors, preserving your sense of self and protecting your mind from mental manipulation and demonic possession. You gain a +1 item bonus to saving throws against mental effects that would make you Confused, Controlled, Frightened, or Stupefied. This bonus increases to +2 if the source of the effect is a fiend.

Activate Reaction

Frequency once per hour

Trigger You succeed or critically succeed at a saving throw against a mental effect that would make you confused, controlled, frightened, or stupefied

Effect Empowered by your determination, your ancestors protect you and your nearby allies. For 1 minute, you and each of your allies within 30 feet gains a +1 status bonus to saving throws against mental effects that would make you confused, controlled, frightened, or stupefied.

Effect: Metuak's Pendant



A rules element with this trait is one-of-a-kind. The DC of Recall Knowledge checks related to creatures with this trait is increased by 10.


Effects and magic items with this trait are associated with the abjuration school of magic, typically involving protection or wards.


A character can wear only 10 magical items that have the invested trait. None of the magical effects of the item apply if the character hasn't invested it, nor can it be activated, though the character still gains any normal benefits from wearing the physical item (like a hat keeping rain off their head).


Something with the magical trait is imbued with magical energies not tied to a specific tradition of magic. A magical item radiates a magic aura infused with its dominant school of magic. Some items or effects are closely tied to a particular tradition of magic. In these cases, the item has the arcane, divine, occult, or primal trait instead of the magical trait. Any of these traits indicate that the item is magical.