Nightshade is a common, but deadly plant of the swamps. Named thus for its strange, waxen flowers, which only bloom at night. It should be carefully handled and prepared, for it is poisonous to the touch. For magical preparations, it is either crushed or brewed into a tea. As a reagent, nightshade focuses the powers of death, damage, poison and illusion.
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The core of all magic-using skills and professions, Reagents are the basic, consumable ingredients for all spell casting. Used in all principals of magic for Alchemy, Inscription, Magery, Mysticism and Necromancy. Reagents are also used by other crafting professions, but always to instill the relative magical property of the item.
Spider Silk is one of the few basic Reagents that occur naturally on a creature type, the Arachnid. Because of this, at least one ounce of it is required for a simple spell. The spider’s silk concentrates the power to summon, conjure and bind.