Scaled Down Scales
a bone mask that seems to be carved from wood or stone, at times.
cost of utilization:
automatically granting the effects of the item “A shattered mind… A shattered soul…”,
wearers sanity; depends on the level of concordance the wearer has achieved.
Passively animates the shadows of some enemies of the wearer (Nightshade Shadowfox knows which ones, but Grim does not. Cain believes they have to be enemies of the Raven Queen as well as of Trinity. Shade believes that it has something to do with the nature of the skull from which it was fashioned.
All three believe it will use the enemies’ shadows to protect wearer and kill others who threaten the wearer.
Wearer must be a PC. Metagame requirements are frowned on in D&D, but in Scotus’s games they are prohibited.
This mask absorbed some of the loose soulshards of Trinity Shadowfox, and subsequently became crazier than any previously documented artifact.
Created by the Raven Queen. Probably as a weapon. Probably aimed at her worst enemies. Given to Trinity Shadowfox when she was plucked out of the Maelstrom. Possibly as a reward for something done in the past.
At the present, none of Trinity’s shards has any idea how to achieve concordance with the masque. But they are all convinced they will not be able to wear it until they achieve better concordance.