Regalia of Heracles

The great hero Heracles is the most famous and loved demigod among the Achaeans. The son of Zeus had married Megara, the eldest daughter of King Creon of Thebes. During this time Heracles waged war against King Pyraechmus of Euboea who marched against Thebes. When Heracles defeated him, the Son of Zeus had Pyraechmus torn in two by colts and his corpse left exposed beside the river Heracleius. 

Hera was disgusted by his actions and as punishment wrapped Heracles in a cloak of madness and rage. The son of Zeus saw only enemies instead of friends. In a blind fury he killed his wife and killed his sons with his mighty bow. Once he regained his sanity, overcome by his grief, Heracles sought the advice of the Oracle of Delphi. He was told to move to Tiryns and serve King Eurystheus for twelve years.

The Olympians bestowed gifts of power upon the son of Zeus. Hephaestus and Athena were competing with one another to give the best treasure to Heracles. Athena designed the bronze castanets while Hephaestus forged them to her specifications. Since the death of the hero and his ascension to Mt. Olympus, the various treasures of Heracles have fallen into the hands of different mortals. Iolas carries one of his bows and some of his poisoned arrows.

The Sword of Hermes
Very Rare Magic Weapon
This adamantine longsword is enchanted to grant a +2 bonus to Attack and Damage rolls made with this weapon. When making an attack with this weapon you score a critical hit on a roll of 19 or 20. Anytime you successfully hit a target with this weapon, you may take a 5-foot step without provoking an attack of opportunity. 

The Bow of Apollo
Rare Magic Weapon
Requires Attunement
This is a longbow is enchanted to grant a +2 bonus to Attack and Damage rolls made with this weapon, and it has a range of 1 mile/3 miles.

Arrows Fletched with Eagle Feathers
Common Magic Weapon
When these arrows are fired from a bow, they unleash a screech like a great eagle. When fired from a bow they do not break, allowing them to be collected and shot again.

Pelt of the Nemean Lion
Rare Wondrous Item
Requires Attunement
You have resistance to damage from nonmagical bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing attacks while you wear this pelt as a cloak. If a creature tries to attack you while wearing the cloak they must make a DC 15 Wisdom saving throw or become Frightened of you until the end of your next turn.

The Golden Breastplate of Athena
Very Rare Magic Armor
Requires Attunement
While wearing this breastplate you gain a +2 bonus to AC, you have advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects, and spell attacks have disadvantage against you.

Bronze Castanets
Uncommon Wondrous Item
By clanging these castanets together, you can use an action to cast the thunderwave spell with it. The spell save DC is 12.

Bronze Tipped Club of Hephaestus
Very Rare Magic Weapon
Requires Attunment 
The Bronze Tipped Club of Hephaestus only has 1 charge. While attuned to it, you can expend 1 charge and make a melee weapon attack with this club. A creature that takes damage from the club must make a DC 17 Constitution saving throw, taking an extra 6d10 bludgeoning damage on a failed save, or half as much extra damage on a successful one.

The club regains 1 expended charge daily at dawn, after the sacrifice of a fine bull to Hephaestus.

Rough Hewn Club of Heracles
Very Rare Magic Weapon
Requires Attunement
You gain a +2 bonus to attack and damage rolls made with this weapon. The bonus increases to +3 when you use the mace to attack a nonhumanoid monster.

When you roll a 20 on an attack roll made with this weapon, the target takes an extra 2d6 bludgeoning damage, or 4d6 bludgeoning damage if its a nonhumanoid monster.

Poisoned Arrows
Uncommon Magic Weapon
The bronze arrowheads are coated in the venom of the Lernian Hydra. If a creature takes damage from one of the arrow, the creature must make a DC 15 Constitution saving throw, taking 2d10 poison damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one. 


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