Candle of Truth
0.5 lbs. (0.25 kg)
was a common candle of truth magical item that created a zone of truth around it when lit.
Description Edit Candles of truth were white, half-pound (quarter-kilogram) candles made of tallow and enchanted with a zone of truth spell. They could burn for one hour and typically sold for 2,500 gold pieces.
candle of truth gave of a faint enchantment aura.
When lit, the magic candle strongly compelled anyone within a five-foot (1.5-meter) radius to tell only the truth. The candle could only be used one time; if it was snuffed out, relighting it would not re-initiate the magic effect.
Anyone trained in the art of crafting wondrous magical items who also knew the spell
zone of truth could create this type of item.
Notable Owners Edit
The infamous adventurer
Horlo Aumrabbar was in possession of a candle of truth.
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Monte Cook, Jonathan Tweet, Skip Williams (July 2003). . ( Dungeon Master's Guide 3.5 edition Wizards of the Coast), pp. 251–252. ISBN 0-7869-2889-1. ↑
Ed Greenwood, Eric L. Boyd (March 2006). . ( Power of Faerûn Wizards of the Coast), p. 126. ISBN 0-7869-3910-9.