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Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 94
Some extraordinary magic items grow in power along with a character, gaining abilities that add to an adventurer’s legend. These are called relics, and owning one can define a character more than any other magic item could.

Relic Gifts

Gifts are divided up into three tiers. Minor gifts grant useful, often scaling abilities and are available early in a character’s career. Major gifts define a relic, determining its true purpose and granting powerful abilities. Grand gifts are the pinnacle of power, and most relics never have more than one.

The more gifts there are of one aspect, the more the relic reflects that aspect, and the more influence the aspect has on the character who wields it. An item with multiple shadow gifts might begin to lose its color. With four or five, the character that wields it might take on an ashen tone and the relic might become entirely made of shadow.

Gift Saves and Spell Attack Rolls

Many gifts allow for a saving throw or have other abilities that change as the relic goes up in level. The DC for any saving throw called for by a gift is its owner’s class DC or spell DC. The spell attack modifier of a gift is 10 lower than that DC. A relic’s counteract modifier is equal to its owner’s counteract modifier.

Soul Seeds

Part magical item, part undefined mote of sentience, soul seeds are sources of magic that come to reside within a creature, granting diverse and powerful abilities. In the rare cases when a soul seed isn't already bound to a living soul, it looks like a glowing mote with a crystal-like center, often centering on a point of light. For more detailed rules on soul seeds, read here.

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Death Gifts

Death GazeMinor Gift

Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 98
Aspect death
Activate Two ActionsTwo Actions envision, Interact; Effect Your stare causes a creature’s flesh to rot and wither away. Target a creature you can see within 30 feet. Your stare deals 1d6 negative damage to the creature for every 2 levels the relic has (minimum 1d6; basic Fortitude save). An undead creature or other creature with negative healing targeted this way is instead healed 1d6 HP per level of the relic and is temporarily immune to this effect for 10 minutes.

Living DeathMinor Gift

Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 98
Aspect death
You stand on the threshold between the living and the dead. If you attempt a saving throw against an effect that would deal negative damage to you, such as harm, your outcome is one degree of success better than what you rolled. If you roll a critical success and the effect is capable of healing undead, you regain HP equal to half the spell’s full damage. Any positive spell or effect that would heal you has only half the normal effect. All these effects apply only if you are a living creature.

Shroud of the AfterlifeMinor Gift

Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 98
Aspect death
Activate Single ActionSingle Action command, Interact; Frequency once per day; Effect You shroud yourself with powers from beyond the living realm for 1 minute. While this shroud is active, you take on a pallid appearance and gain poison resistance equal to half the relic’s level and a +1 status bonus to saving throws against death effects, diseases, effects that would make you paralyzed, poison, and sleep effects. In addition, the DC for your recovery checks is 9 + your dying value instead of 10 + your dying value.

Pierce the VeilMajor Gift

Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 99
Aspect death; Prerequisite living death gift
The relic allows you to pierce the veil between life and death. While you are holding or wearing the relic, you have the negative healing ability (as though you were undead; positive energy harms you and negative energy heals you). In addition, whenever you are healed by a negative spell or effect, you gain resistance 5 to all damage (except force, ghost touch, and positive) until the start of your next turn. Finally, you gain a +2 item bonus to all saves against death effects while you are the bearer of the relic; this increases to a +3 item bonus at 13th level.

Tide of DeathMajor Gift

Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 99
Aspect death; Prerequisite death gaze gift
You can Activate death gaze with 3 actions instead of 2. If you do, it targets all living creatures within 30 feet except for you. If you have the negative healing ability, you can include yourself to be healed.

Grim SpecterGrand Gift

Source Gamemastery Guide pg. 99
Aspect death
Activate Two ActionsTwo Actions command, envision; Frequency once per day; Effect You can call upon the terrifying powers that fuel your relic to transform yourself into a specter of death. You become incorporeal, having no physical body. You are immune to effects that require a physical body, including precision damage as well as exposure to most diseases and poisons. You also have resistance to all damage equal to half the relic’s level; force damage, ghost touch attacks, negative damage, and positive damage ignore this resistance, and the resistance doubles against non-magical damage.

You can move through solid objects. When inside an object, you can’t perceive, attack, or Interact with anything outside it, and you’re always slowed 1 on turns you start in an object. Corporeal creatures can pass through you but can’t end their movement in your space. You can’t attempt Strength-based checks against corporeal creatures or objects, unless those objects have the ghost touch property rune. Likewise, corporeal creatures can’t attempt Strength-based checks against you.

You can Sustain the Activation up to 1 minute.