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* ArtifactOfHope: An AlwaysLawfulGood item.

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* CounterpartArtifacts: Artifacts that complete a set together.


* AmplifierArtifact
* AnimatingArtifact
* ArtifactDomination
* ArtifactOfAttraction
* ArtifactOfDeath
* ArtifactOfDoom
* ArtifactOfImmortality (a.k.a. Immortality Inducer)
* InstantAllegianceArtifact
* FamouslyMundaneFictionallyMagical
* ProtectiveCharm
* PublicDomainArtifact
* SummoningArtifact
* UpgradeArtifact

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* AmplifierArtifact
AmplifierArtifact: An item that increases your already existing powers.
* AnimatingArtifact
AnimatingArtifact: An item that imbues life or sentience onto inanimate objects.
* ArtifactDomination
ArtifactDomination: An item that mind-controls its wielder.
* ArtifactOfAttraction
ArtifactOfAttraction: An item that everyone is obsessed with.
* ArtifactOfDeath
ArtifactOfDeath: An item that kills its wielder.
* ArtifactOfDoom
ArtifactOfDoom: An AlwaysChaoticEvil item.
* ArtifactOfImmortality (a.k.a. Immortality Inducer)
ArtifactOfImmortality: An item that grants {{Immortality}}.
* InstantAllegianceArtifact
InstantAllegianceArtifact: An item that can indoctrinate others.
* FamouslyMundaneFictionallyMagical
FamouslyMundaneFictionallyMagical: A RealLife item with actual magic powers and origins.
* ProtectiveCharm
ProtectiveCharm: An item that shields its wielder from harm.
* PublicDomainArtifact
PublicDomainArtifact: Famous items used throughout all of fiction.
* SummoningArtifact
SummoningArtifact: An item that can use SummonMagic.
* UpgradeArtifactUpgradeArtifact: An item that makes you an InstantExpert in its use.



* ArtifactCollectionAgency
* ImportedAlienPhlebotinum
* SetBonus

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* ArtifactCollectionAgency
ArtifactCollectionAgency: An organization that hunts and contains special items.
* ImportedAlienPhlebotinum
ImportedAlienPhlebotinum: This item came from space.
* SetBonusSetBonus: Having all of the items in a set is better than only having some of them.


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A form of phlebotinum, an AncientArtifact is some object that bestows special abilities on its possessor. Unlike some types of phlebotinum, Ancient Artifacts are not naturally occurring: they are constructed. (The word "artifact" literally means "something made by humans," and contains the same root as "artificial.")

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A form of phlebotinum, an AncientArtifact Ancient Artifact is some object that bestows special abilities on its possessor. Unlike some types of phlebotinum, Ancient Artifacts are not naturally occurring: they are constructed. (The word "artifact" literally means "something made by humans," and contains the same root as "artificial.")

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Because of their special powers, artifacts are often widely sought-after, making them a classic form of MacGuffin. The AdventurerArchaeologist in particular, spends about 99.2% of his time (onscreen) looking for them. The AncientOrderOfProtectors will sometimes be protecting them.

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Because of their special powers, artifacts are often widely sought-after, making them a classic form of MacGuffin. The AdventurerArchaeologist in particular, particular spends about 99.2% of his time (onscreen) looking for them. The AncientOrderOfProtectors will sometimes be protecting them.


[[AncientArtifact Ancient Artifacts]] are common in the {{fantasy}} genre, where their power is usually derived from supernatural sources. The tools and weapons of the gods are textbook examples of [[AncientArtifact Ancient Artifacts]], as are certain religious relics. Supremely powerful instruments of mortal magic -- usually described as extremely dangerous or difficult to create, or made by long-forgotten means, in order to explain their scarcity -- are another type of AncientArtifact.

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[[AncientArtifact Ancient Artifacts]] are common in the {{fantasy}} genre, where their power is usually derived from supernatural sources. The tools and weapons of the gods are textbook examples of [[AncientArtifact Ancient Artifacts]], as are certain religious relics. Supremely powerful instruments of mortal magic -- usually described as extremely dangerous or difficult to create, or magic, made by long-forgotten means, in order to explain their scarcity -- are another type of AncientArtifact.


* Toys/{{Bionicle}}'s Kanohi Ignika, the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Legendary]] [[MaskOfPower Mask of Life]], was forged by the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]]. It grants the user a variety of powerful abilities, the most important being [[SacrificialRevivalSpell resurrection at the cost of the user's own life]], designed to save the life of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Its other primary purpose is to [[DoomsdayDevice extinguish all life in the Matoran Universe]] if something goes horribly wrong with it. To keep it out of the wrong hands, the mask was [[SentientPhlebotinum given a mind]] and the ability to [[{{Curse}} curse]] [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield those not destined to use it]].

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* Toys/{{Bionicle}}'s Kanohi Ignika, the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Legendary]] [[MaskOfPower Mask of Life]], was forged by the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]].Beings]] one hundred thousand years ago. It grants the user a variety of powerful abilities, the most important being [[SacrificialRevivalSpell resurrection at the cost of the user's own life]], designed to save the life of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Its other primary purpose is to [[DoomsdayDevice extinguish all life in the Matoran Universe]] if something goes horribly wrong with it. To keep it out of the wrong hands, the mask was [[SentientPhlebotinum given a mind]] and the ability to [[{{Curse}} curse]] [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield those not destined to use it]].


* [[Toys/{{Bionicle}}]]'s Kanohi Ignika, the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Legendary]] [[MaskOfPower Mask of Life]], was forged by the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]]. It grants the user a variety of powerful abilities, the most important being [[SacrificialRevivalSpell resurrection at the cost of the user's own life]], designed to save the life of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Its other primary purpose is to [[DoomsdayDevice extinguish all life in the Matoran Universe]] if something goes horribly wrong with it. To keep it out of the wrong hands, the mask was [[SentientPhlebotinum given a mind]] and the ability to [[{{Curse}} curse]] [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield those not destined to use it]].

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* [[Toys/{{Bionicle}}]]'s Toys/{{Bionicle}}'s Kanohi Ignika, the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Legendary]] [[MaskOfPower Mask of Life]], was forged by the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]]. It grants the user a variety of powerful abilities, the most important being [[SacrificialRevivalSpell resurrection at the cost of the user's own life]], designed to save the life of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Its other primary purpose is to [[DoomsdayDevice extinguish all life in the Matoran Universe]] if something goes horribly wrong with it. To keep it out of the wrong hands, the mask was [[SentientPhlebotinum given a mind]] and the ability to [[{{Curse}} curse]] [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield those not destined to use it]].


* [[Toys/{{Bionicle}}'s Kanohi Ignika, the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Legendary]] [[MaskOfPower Mask of Life]] was forged by the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]]. It grants the user a variety of powerful abilities, the most important being [[SacrificialRevivalSpell resurrection at the cost of the user's own life]], designed to save the life of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Its other primary purpose is to [[DoomsdayDevice extinguish all life in the Matoran Universe]] if something goes horribly wrong with it. To keep it out of the wrong hands, the mask was [[SentientPhlebotinum given a mind]] and the ability to [[{{Curse}} curse]] [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield those not destined to use it]].

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* [[Toys/{{Bionicle}}'s [[Toys/{{Bionicle}}]]'s Kanohi Ignika, the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Legendary]] [[MaskOfPower Mask of Life]] Life]], was forged by the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]]. It grants the user a variety of powerful abilities, the most important being [[SacrificialRevivalSpell resurrection at the cost of the user's own life]], designed to save the life of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Its other primary purpose is to [[DoomsdayDevice extinguish all life in the Matoran Universe]] if something goes horribly wrong with it. To keep it out of the wrong hands, the mask was [[SentientPhlebotinum given a mind]] and the ability to [[{{Curse}} curse]] [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield those not destined to use it]].



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\n[[/folder]]* [[Toys/{{Bionicle}}'s Kanohi Ignika, the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Legendary]] [[MaskOfPower Mask of Life]] was forged by the [[{{Precursors}} Great Beings]]. It grants the user a variety of powerful abilities, the most important being [[SacrificialRevivalSpell resurrection at the cost of the user's own life]], designed to save the life of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Its other primary purpose is to [[DoomsdayDevice extinguish all life in the Matoran Universe]] if something goes horribly wrong with it. To keep it out of the wrong hands, the mask was [[SentientPhlebotinum given a mind]] and the ability to [[{{Curse}} curse]] [[OnlyTheChosenMayWield those not destined to use it]].
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A form of phlebotinum, an AncientArtifact is a form of ArtifactOfPower.
It is also invariably old -- in fact, typically, [[OlderIsBetter the older the artifact, the more powerful it is]].

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A form of phlebotinum, an An AncientArtifact is a form of ArtifactOfPower.
ArtifactOfPower. It is also invariably old -- in fact, typically, [[OlderIsBetter the older the artifact, the more powerful it is]].

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