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Trinkets (Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft)





1A picture you drew as a child of your imaginary friend

2A lock that opens when blood is dripped in its keyhole

3Clothes stolen from a scarecrow

4A spinning top carved with four faces: happy, sad, wrathful, and dead

5The necklace of a sibling who died on the day you were born

6A wig from someone executed by beheading

7The unopened letter to you from your dying father

8A pocket watch that runs backward for an hour every midnight

9A winter coat stolen from a dying soldier

10A bottle of invisible ink that can only be read at sunset

11A wineskin that refills when interred with a dead person for a night

12A set of silverware used by a king for his last meal

13A spyglass that always shows the world suffering a terrible storm

14A cameo with the profile's face scratched away

15A lantern with a black candle that never runs out and that burns with green flame

16A teacup from a child's tea set, stained with blood

17A little black book that records your dreams, and yours alone, when you sleep

18A necklace formed of the interlinked holy symbols of a dozen deities

19A noose that feels heavier than it should

20A birdcage into which small birds fly but once inside never eat or leave

21A lepidopterist's box filled with dead moths with skull-like patterns on their wings

22A jar of pickled ghouls’ tongues

23The wooden hand of a notorious pirate

24A urn with the ashes of a dead relative

25A hand mirror backed with a bronze depiction of a medusa

26Pallid leather gloves crafted with ivory fingernails

27Dice made from the knuckles of a notorious charlatan

28A ring of keys for forgotten locks

29Nails from the coffin of a murderer

30A key to the family crypt

31A bouquet of funerary flowers that always looks and smells fresh

32A switch used to discipline you as a child

33A music box that plays by itself whenever someone holding it dances

34A walking cane with an iron ferrule that strikes sparks on stone

35A flag from a ship lost at sea

36A porcelain doll’s head that always seems to be looking at you

37A wolf’s head wrought in silver that is also a whistle

38A small mirror that shows a much older version of the viewer

39A small, worn book of children’s nursery rhymes

40A mummified raven claw

41A broken pendant of a silver dragon that’s always cold to the touch

42A small locked box that quietly hums a lovely melody at night, but you always forget it in the morning

43An inkwell that makes one a little nauseous when staring at it

44An old doll made from a dark, dense wood and missing a hand and a foot

45A black executioner’s hood

46A pouch made of flesh, with a sinew drawstring

47A tiny spool of black thread that never runs out

48A tiny clockwork figurine of a dancer that’s missing a gear and doesn’t work

49A black wooden pipe that creates puffs of smoke that look like skulls

50A vial of perfume, the scent of which only certain creatures can detect

51A stone that emits a single endless sigh

52A rag doll with two red dots on its neck

53A spring-loaded toy with a missing crank

54A mason jar containing a harmless but agitated animate ooze

55A black wooden die with 1’s on all the faces

56A child’s portrait with “born” written on the back, along with the next year’s date

57A dagger-sized shark tooth

58A finger that’s taken root in a small pot

59A toolbox containing the remains of a dangerous but broken clockwork arachnid

60A pitcher-sized, opalescent snail shell that occasionally, inexplicably shudders or tips over

61The logbook of an ice-breaking ship called The Haifisch

62A small portrait of you as a child, alongside your identically dressed twin

63A silver pocket watch with thirteen hours marked on the face

64A woodcut of a wolf devouring its own hind leg

65A planchette etched with raven skulls

66A moist coral figurine of a lamprey with arms, legs, and a bipedal stance

67A bronze fingertrap sculpted with roaring tigers

68A pearl necklace that turns read under the full moon

69A fossil of a fish with humanoid features

70A plague doctor’s mask

71A paper talisman with smudged ink

72A locket containing the smeared image of an eyeless figure

73A canopic jar with a lid sculpted like a goat

74A jack-o’-lantern made from a small, pale gourd

75A single high-heeled, iron shoe

76A candle made from a severed hand

77A clockwork device that beats like a heart

78A blank masquerade mask

79A glass eye with a live worm inside

80A sheet with two eyeholes cut in it

81The deed to someplace called Tergeron Manor

82An ornate, wax-sealed crimson envelope that resists all attempts to open it

83A mourning veil trimmed in black lace

84A straitjacket covered in charcoal runes

85A tattered, burlap mask with a crooked smile painted on it

86A green ribbon designed to be worn as a choker

87Dentures with mismatched, sharpened teeth

88A warm, fist-sized egg case

89A copper ring with “mine” engraved on the inside

90A glass ampoule containing a neon green fluid

91An eye patch embroidered with a holy symbol

92A severed big toe with a nail that continues to grow

93A journal that has been heavily redacted

94A glove with a mouth-like design stitched on the palm

95An ornate but empty reliquary made of silver and fractured glass

96A ceramic figure of a cat with too many eyes

97A crumpled paper ticket bearing the words “admit none”

98An electrum coin with your face on one side

99A shrunken gremishka head that twitches when anyone casts magic nearby

100 A sunburst amulet with a red stone at the center

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