Blade of the Ancients
Within the crystals set into the macahuitl's edge, energies of countless varieties crackle. When you attack, the wood turns briefly to gold.
Level 7+ Rare
Critical: +1d6 acid, cold, fire, lightning, and thunder damage per plus.
Property You gain a +1 item bonus to attack rolls with this sword against creatures with origins other than natural.
Power (Encounter) Standard Action. Zone, (Varies)
Effect: You create a zone in an Area Burst 1 within 10 squares which lasts until the end of the encounter. Choose acid, cold, fire, lightning, or thunder—creatures that end their turn in the zone take 5 damage of the chosen energy type.
Lvl 12 or 17: Area Burst 2 within 20, 10 damage.
Lvl 22 or 27: Area burst 3 within 50, 15 damage.
Macahuitl (ma-KA-weet); noun.
A sword, constructed of a shaft of wood that encases saw-toothed blades along its edge.
After being recovered from Kaja Stewart’s pile of contraband, RHC enchanters have deduced the item’s function, as shown above.The enchantment can be transferred to a non-historic replica at the party’s request.
The relic itself is currently on display at the museum in Flint, now that the Gidim crisis has passed.