Jewelcrafter's Guild

Gemcrafting, Gem Forge, Geologist

You are the privileged few, your gifts allow you to work with objects that can barter a king's ransom. As befitting your skill, you are the authority on gems, jewels, and jewelry. The richness of your craft sets you apart from others and grants you great prestige. However be warned; the greater your prestige, the greater the pressure to excel. You may find yourself cutting a stone for the elite, and their wrath knows no bounds for failure.

Regional Headquarters: Vikaa'ra
Racial Callings: Ragna'ar
Areas of Influence: Gemcrafting, Gemforging, Geologist

Expectations:

1: Your reputation must be beyond reproach; craft quality and dependable products.
2. Strive for excellence; your art is where elegance and function intersect. Be both beautiful and bold in all ventures.
3. Your abilities must be as sharp and multifaceted as the stones you carve. Never be afraid to try something new and different for the sake of your art.

Gemcrafting

Level 1 - Novice

Practical Use: Gem Setting
Category: A
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 1 Novice Gemcrafting recipes. Select one recipe from the level one Gemcrafting recipes when gaining this rank in this skill. You can also repair a broken piece of jewelry you are capable of making with 5 minutes time.

Special Use: Buffing
Category: A
Limitation TDL
Description: By spending 10 minutes polishing a gem you are able to reset one use of the gem's abilities. This skill will work on all items made with (or out of) gems. If the item has multiple abilities, select only one you wish to restore. Note this only works for innate gem abilities, or those from production or attunements. It will not reset a spell that was stored in a gem or other buffs.

 

Level 2 - Apprentice

Practical Use: Gem Carving
Category: A
Limitation:PPD
Description: Access to Level 2 Apprentice Gemcrafting recipes. Select one recipe from the level two Gemcrafting recipes when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Gem Cutting
Category: A
Limitation: PPD
Description: At one production point you are able to increase a gems clarity and value. A cut gem's production value is doubled for the use in all recipes that require gems.

 

Level 3 - Journeyman

Practical Use: Gem Design
Category: A
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 3 Journeyman Gemcrafting recipes. Select one recipe from the level three Gemcrafting recipes when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Gem Jaw
Category: P
Limitation: TDL
Description: After 5 minutes of work you are able to fully reactivate any item made with the Gemcrafting skill resetting all of its abilities. Note this only works for innate gem abilities, or those from production or attunements. It will not reset a spell that was stored in a gem or other buffs.

 

Level 4 - Master

Practical Use: Jeweler
Category: A
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 4 Master Gemcrafting recipes. Select one recipe from the level four Gemcrafting recipes when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Activation
Category: A
Limitation: TDL
Description: May use the abilities of a soul gem and other such gem-based artifacts. Each item requires being taught how to either use or research to do so.

 

Level 5 - Grandmaster

Practical Use: Master Jeweler
Category: A
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 5 Grandmaster recipes. Select one recipe from the level five Gemcrafting recipes when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Creation
Category: A
Limitation: OPE
Description: You are capable of making soul gems and other such gem-based artifacts. The creation of these things do take research or teaching to make each one, and might also require special components or acts.

Gem Forge

Imbuing an existing weapon takes the normal PPD and silver cost for that weapon type but the additive materials are required. Weapons must be melted and re-smelted with the additives.

Repairing Gem Weapons requires melting and re-smelting of the damaged weapon. The only way a Gem Weapon may be repaired beyond special abilities is with a Repair solution made by an alchemist.

 

Level 1 - Novice

Practical Use: Novice Work
Category: P
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 1 Novice Gem Forge recipes. Select one recipe from the level one Gem Forged list when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Imbue Gem
Category: A
Limitation: TDL
Description: Access to Level 1 Novice Imbued Abilities (See corresponding chart).

 

Level 2 - Apprentice

Practical Use: Apprentice Work
Category: P
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 2 Apprentice Gem Forge recipes. Select one recipe from the level two Gem Forged list when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Imbue Gem
Category: A
Limitation: TDL
Description: Access to Level 2 Apprentice Imbued Abilities (See corresponding chart.)

 

Level 3 - Journeyman

Practical Use: Journeyman Work
Category: P
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 3 Journeyman Gem Forge Recipes. Select one recipe from the level three Gem Forged list when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Imbue Gem
Category: A
Limitation: TDL
Description: Access to Level 3 Journeyman Imbued Abilities (See corresponding chart.)

 

Level 4 - Master

Practical Use: Master Work
Category: P
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 4 Master Gem Forge Recipes. Select one recipe from the level four Gem Forged list when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Imbue Gem
Category: A
Limitation: TDL
Description: Access to Level 4 Master Imbued Abilities. (See corresponding chart.)

 

Level 5 - Grand Master

Practical Use: Legendary Work
Category: P
Limitation: PPD
Description: Access to Level 5 Grand Master Gem Force Recipes. Select one recipe from the level five Gem Forged list when gaining this rank in this skill.

Special Use: Imbue Gem
Category: A
Limitation: TDL
Description: Access to Level 5 Grand Master Imbued Abilities. (See corresponding chart.)

Geologist

Level 1 - Novice

Practical Use: Surveyor
Category: INF
Limitation: U
Description: After one minute of intense scrutiny you can identify and classify common natural and geological formations.

Special Use: Digger
Category: P
Limitation: PPD
Description: You may spend production points to obtain mineable ores and gemstones. (Production of materials determined by rarity of material in the area currently in.)

 

Level 2 - Apprentice

Practical Use: Excavator
Category: INF
Limitation: U
Description: After five minutes of intense scrutiny you can identify and classify uncommon natural and geological formations. Further when in a cave or other naturally occurring enclosure you may ask geologic questions of Plot, similar to Intuition. Tagline: Spelunking

Special Use: Enrich Vein
Category: P
Limitation: U
Description: You are capable of making an area so easy to gain materials from that should you find a mineral vein, any up to your TSL may gain a single material from it once.

 

Level 3 - Journeyman

Practical Use: Rock Hound
Category: INF
Limitation: U
Description: After five minutes of intense scrutiny you can identify rare formations and phenomena. Further you can safely locate and reopen damaged or obscured mines.

Special Use: Gnome
Category: P
Limitation: TDL
Description: While in a cave or naturally occurring enclosure you may hide yourself away, concealing your presence such that you will be unfindable by any mundane methods. Tagline: Conceal

 

Level 4 - Master

Practical Use: Field Research
Category: INF
Limitation: U
Description: Such is your instincts that you can hunt out and predict likely dig sites for less common minerals and gems. Also at the beginning of every game you may go to Production for three random gems/minerals.

Special Use: Bones of the Earth
Category: P
Limitation: TDL
Description: With one minute of concentration you may strengthen your connection to the earth granting yourself a four point skin. Further, natural events like earthquakes, rock falls or cave in's do not physically harm you.

 

Level 5 - Grand Master

Practical Use: Speleologist
Category: INF
Limitation: U
Description: You can find a way free for yourself or others from a collapsed mine or cave, can safely collapse a cavern or mine, and locate extremely rare ores and gems allowing you one gem or mineral, from production, of your choice at the beginning of every game.

Special Use: Voice of the Earth
Category: A
Limitation: OPE
Description: You may speak with the earth, gathering basic information and knowledge of the area, and occasionally receiving aid from the very earth in some way. Further, as long as you are in some way on solid ground and not in a building, you gain an additional point of Toughness.