Reapers Instrument of The Bard (5e Equipment)

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Wondrous Item, rare (requires attunement by a bard)

An instrument of this type is made mostly of bone, be it laminated or carved, it has 3 small diamonds embedded in it and contains 6 charges. A creature that attempts to play the instrument without being attuned to it must succeed on a DC 15 Wisdom saving throw or take 2d4 psychic damage.

Once attuned, the owner innately learns a sorrowful melody that they feel compelled to play every evening at dusk for at least 10 minutes, doing so restores 1d4(+1 if playing for 1 hour or longer) charges but causes 1d6+2 dancing ghostly couples to appear within a 20ft radius of the caster for the duration. the couples are illusory and ignore any attempt at interaction. Once complete the spirits applaud the performance and vanish. If the attuned is unable or unwilling to play for any reason, they takes 2d4(+1 per charge under 6) psychic damage, wherever they are, and lose attunement with the instrument.

You can use an action to play the instrument and cast one of its spells. Once the instrument has been used to cast a spell, it can't be used to cast that spell again until dusk. The spells use your spell-casting ability and spell save DC.
fly, invisibility, levitate, protection from evil and good

In addition, the following spells may may be cast any number of times by expending the required charges.
1, 2 or 3 charges, depending on level, healing word or cure wounds
2 charges silence or speak with dead
3 charges animate dead or mass healing word
4 charges revivify(but doing so causes one of the diamonds to turn black and the instrument to permanently loose 1 charge) and dispel magic

When you use the instrument as a focus item to cast a spell that causes targets to become charmed on a failed save, the targets have disadvantage on the saving throw.


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