IRON COIN ARTIFACTS - Aetolia Online Help


The following artifacts may be purchased via Bloody Iron Coins from the Artifact purchase system.

Type AP PURCHASE LIST COIN to see these items and AP to get full commands for the purchase system.

Where applicable the name of the power has been listed below the artifact. If that is not available, please refer to AP LIST COINS.

o A crystal of the Aztob Cult (5 Iron Coins)
  - CRACK <crystal#> to be unenemied from the Aztob Cult

o A crystal of the Demonsbane Revolt (5 Iron Coins)
  - CRACK <crystal#> to be unenemied from the Demonsbane Revolt
o A broken piece from a chest (10 Iron Coins)
  - Put together three of these to make a cryptic chest.

o A venantium shovel (10 Iron Coins)
  - Power: shovel
  - This shovel never breaks, and the balance time to use it is half of
    the normal digging time.

o A bottle of potent energy juice (20 Iron Coins)
  - Power: narcotic_bane
  - While holding this, it will grant you immunity to the 'tripping hard'

o A vocal amplifier box (20 Iron Coins)
  - Power: amplified_voice
  - Your voice will no longer be drowned out by strong winds.

o A moist washrag (20 Iron Coins)
  - Power: washing
  - This washrag can be used to SCRUB away bad smells quicker than

o A heavily-etched silver token (20 Iron Coins)
  - Power: free_language
  - This token can be REDEEMed to instantly learn a language of your
  - Syntax: REDEEM TOKEN FOR <language>
  - Works for any language under HELP LINGUISTICS
  - You don't need the linguistics talent to use this.

o A concealed flask (25 Iron Coins)
  - Power: stealth_booze
  - You can fill this flask with alcohol and then SWIG FLASK to take a drink 
    from it without anyone seeing it happen. Great for when you need to 
    sit through a boring special occasion!

o A portable folding table
  - A small table you can carry around with you and prop up for use as an 
    arm wrestling table. Drop the table, and then ARMWRESTLE CHALLENGE 
    <target>. When the contest begins, you keep doing ARMWRESTLE PUSH, 
    ARMWRESTLE STEADY or ARMWRESTLE SURGE until you beat your 

o Sleeping Bag (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: sleeping_bag
  - This sleeping bag will increase endurance regeneration, health
    regeneration, and rate of sleepiness reduction while sleeping.

o A post office contract (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: public_writer
  - You will no longer be charged for posting to the public news board.

o A miniature chessboard (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: chessboard
  - A chessboard you can take with you anywhere!
  - HELP CHESS for information.

o Some vermin bait (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: vermin_bait
  - This bait will attract more vermin in non-sewer rooms!
  - Increases vermin per day from 3 to 5 for the next 5 minutes.
  - WAVE BAIT in the room to affect it

o A brass bullhorn (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: windbag
  - Now you can annoy everybody twice as much with pointless banter! This
    artifact will halve the endurance and willpower cost when shouting.
  - Warning: Does not protect you from the zaps of irritated Gods; use
     with caution.

o A pet leash (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: pet_addict
  - Too many minipets and can't choose a favourite to keep with you? Now
    you don't have to! This leash will allow the owner to have up to five
    minipets with them at once.

o A silver and bronze anemometer (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: meteorologist
  - Allows the user access to the FORECAST command, revealing precise
    measurements and extra information of the weather around them.

o A venantium pike (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: artifact_pike
  - This pike (and whatever head is attached to it) will never decay. Will 
    reset to your inventory after one week once dropped somewhere, 
    but can be articalled back earlier.

o A chaos crystal (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: vortexentry
  - Speeds up movement to and from the Shattered Vortex, decreasing 
    the channel time to 5 seconds.

o A brass pocketwatch (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: pocketwatch
  - The TIME command will show the exact time it is in the world of Aetolia, 
    e.g. "Twilight has overtaken the light in Aetolia. (21:03:30)".

o A nebulous bag (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: linked_container
  - By PAIR-ing two (or more) of these artifacts together, they will begin to 
    share the same storage space. That is, putting an item in one of the 
    containers will allow you to take the item out of any of the others. You 
    can UNPAIR <item> at any time to undo this, but anything inside the 
    space will no longer be accessible to you.

o A glass tip jar (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: tipjar
  - Set this jar down somewhere and people can put gold into it for you, 
    allowing you (and only you) to empty it later. Should this jar be placed in 
    a library or a shop front, any dues/taxes owed will attempt to be paid 
    automatically from the jar. In the case of a shop, the tip jar needs to 
    belong to the owner of the shop and the owner must not be considered 

o A Dwarven ear horn (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: drunk_understand
  - This artifact allows you to understand even the most slurred of drunken 
    speech. Perfect when in the company of Spireans.

o A large, rugged pillow (30 Iron Coins)
  - Power: soundsleeper
  - Having this pillow in your inventory while sleeping will stop the standard 
    sleeping messages shown to people in the room with you (i.e. Razmael 
    cries out in his sleep etc). It also lets you use the EMOTE command 
    while you're asleep, so you can make your own sleeping habits!

o A keepsake box (35 Iron Coins)
  - Power: keepsake
  - This box can only be used for storing letters, and only the owner can 
    remove letters from it. Any non-preserved letters will also decay a lot 
    slower inside the box.

o A tube of concentrated alcohol (35 Iron Coins)
  - Power: spike
  - Allows you to SPIKE <drink> to add alcohol content to most non-
    alcoholic drinks. Doesn't work with curatives.

o A shopkeeper's ledger (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: ledger
  - Whenever someone buys anything from your shop, this will alert you if 
    you're online. It will tell you what was bought, who bought it, and from 
    what shop.

o An ironwood smoke box (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: smokebox
  - Fumology-crafted products such as cigarettes, cigars, and blend packets 
    placed within this box will not decay. The item gets a single free 
    customization, which you can also use to customize the messages for 
    opening, closing, and removing items from the box. Can hold up to ten 
    items at a time.

o A shimmering moth trap (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: fashionista
  - Increases the amount of outfit layouts you can memorize from 2 to 20.

o A simple sock puppet (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: ventriloquism
  - Master the art of throwing your voice with this sock puppet!
  - VOICETHROW <direction> <message> will allow you to speak in an adjacent
    room, appearing as a 'disembodied voice'.
  - VOICETHROW HERE <message> to make it appear as if the puppet is talking
    in your current location!

o A set of tattoo stamps (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: instant_tattoos
  - The holder of this artifact will find that any tattoo they ink upon
    themselves or another person will be completed instantly.

o A clockwork messenger bat (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: clockwork_bat
  - This bat was once a promotion item and is now being released to the
  - CRANK BAT FOR <target> SAYING <message>, will send bat flying off to
    your target to deliver its message.
  - Can only be used once every 15 minutes.

o A luminous eyepatch (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: transparent_sight
  - This eyepatch will grant you the ability to see through things!
  - Can glance/squint past closed doors and walls (icewalls, etc)
    when worn.

o A kufi of sacraments (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: unify
  - When worn, the kufi of sacraments allows the owner to UNIFY
    couples, pronouncing upon them the Rites of Unity.

o A clarion eyeglass (40 Iron Coins)
  - Power: clearsight
  - Wearing this eyeglass will extend the range of the Farsight
    ability, permitting you to see not only the area, but the exact
    room that your target can be found in.

o Three-Weight Bola (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: artifact_bolas
  - This item, when wielded, can be used like a web tattoo, thrown
    at the opponent to tie him or her up. Uses balance instead of
    Syntax: THROW BOLAS <dir> AT <target>

o A ring of parting (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: parting
  - Simply POINT RING <direction>|AT GROUND to part any water in
    either the specified direction or your current room. Must be
    worn in order to work properly.

o A ring of the flood (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: flooding
  - While one wears this ring, they may FLOOD, and their location
    will suddenly fill up with water.

o A jewel-encrusted sacrificial dagger (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: sacrifice
  - Offer to your God without being at a shrine! It will also work with
    linked shrines to generate ylem for the city.
  - At a shrine, ATTUNE your dagger to attune it to the deity of your
    choice. UNATTUNE from anywhere to reverse this.
  - Syntax: SACRIFICE <corpse>

o A Libram of Enlightenment (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: quicklearn
  - When in your inventory, the Libram of Enlightenment allows the owner
    to bypass any teaching messages and get straight to learning.

o A glass of neverending eggnog (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: endless_eggnog
  - Another old promotion item! Every howling, this glass will refill with
    five sips of delicious eggnog.
  - Drinking the eggnog will grant you one of the following defences for an
    hour: increased crit chance, increased health, increased mana,
    increased experience gain, increased endurance regen,
    increased willpower regen.
  - You can only have one eggnog buff at a time, as redrinking the eggnog
    will remove any current eggnog buffs you have.

o (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: colour_write
  - Allows you to WRITE on books/letters with colour! Refer to HELP 

o (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: librarysearch
  - Allows you to LIBRARY SEARCH <phrase> while in a library to perform a 
    search of all its books contents. Has a 3 second cooldown between 

o (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: librarylink
  - Allows you to LIBRARY LINK while standing in a library, to be able to 
    access that library and use library-related commands for it from 

o A bronze hourglass (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: hourglass
  - You can TURN HOURGLASS <x> SECONDS/MINUTES and sand will begin 
    to trickle through the hourglass. Once the alloted time has passed, the 
    hourglass will alert everybody in the room. You cannot set anything 
    longer 24 hours.

o (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: fob_switcher
  - This artifact power is intended to be added to an existing vocal fob, and 
    having this power will let you switch your vox type at-will, without any 
    sort of annoying cooldown!

o A crystal divining skull (60 Iron Coins)
  - Power: divining
  - Held in one's inventory, the crystal divining skull will inform
    the bearer of precisely the location at which death has taken a
    new victim.

o The Winged Slippers of Xon (60 iron coins)
  - Power: speedwalk_bonus
  - These slippers will reduce the time between speedwalking steps
    to 75% of normal. Note that this is only effective for the autowalker
    used with the in-game map.

o A crafting stamp (65 Iron Coins)
  - Power: craftstamp
  - This item allows a crafter to customize the mark left on their crafted 
    items (i.e. It bears the distinctive mark of). The item gets a single free 
    customization, during which you can specify what you want the message 
    to be. Message is subject to administration approval. Limit of 240 
    characters for the message.

o An amorphous putty (70 Iron Coins)
  - Power: putty
  - PRESS PUTTY TO <thing>
  - PRESS this putty against another item or NPC and the putty will remember
    that thing's current form.
  - You may then MOLD PUTTY to change its form into its remembered shape, and
    UNMOLD PUTTY to return it to normal.
  - The putty can only remember the form of one object, and pressing it
    against another object will cause it to forget its previous.

o A shrunken head (70 Iron Coins)
  - Power: namedrop
  - Whenever someone speaks your name within the realm, this shrunken head
    will sneeze!

o Peripleko's Eye (70 iron coins)
  - Power: see_all_exits
  - See where all concealed exits lead, without ever needing to
    consult your Secrets ability.

o Disguising Gem (80 Iron Coins)
  - Power: race_disguise
  - Pose as any race as well as either an undead or one of the
    Syntax: DISGUISE

o A wooden wardrobe with Ankyrean relief carvings (80 Iron Coins)
  - Power: wardrobe
  - This wardrobe only works when placed down in a house. Changing outfits 
    using the OUTFIT WEAR command will send any clothes that are part of 
    other outfit sets you have memorized into the wardrobe globally, freeing 
    up your inventory. Anything in the wardrobe will automatically come into 
    your inventory when you try to wear an outfit layout they belong to. And 
    to top it off, any clothing inside the wardrobe will decay at roughly half
    its normal rate - similar to a stasis bag.

o A mantle of dissolution (90 Iron Coins)
  - Power: antifollowing
  - This mantle will prevent others from following you while worn.

o Bracers of proficiency (90 Iron Coins)
  - Power: all_profs
  - All weapon proficiencies will be clear as day and come as second
    nature while these fine bracers are worn.

o An ampoule of putrescine (100 Iron Coins)
  - Power: putrescine
  - POURing this over someone will make them stinky! Can only be used once
    every 15 minutes.

o An inscribed grave marker (100 Iron Coins)
  - Power: fakedeath
  - This artifact lets you fake your death by sending a fake deathsight
    message to those in the same room as you, and those adjacent to your
    room. You can supply a room number to specify what room you 'died' for
    the purposes of the divining power. If you do not supply a room, your
    current room will be used. Usage: FAKEDEATH [room#] <message>

o A Bubble Wand of Personal Space (100 Iron Coins)
  - Power: nocontactemote
  - Allows you to BLOW BUBBLE WAND and gain a defense to prevent all 
    contact-based predefined emotes.

o (100 Iron Coins)
  - Power: warp
  - Allows you to WARP, teleporting you to a random room that you can path 
    to normally from your location. Does not work if recently involved in 
    combat. Will not take you through doors.

o A Compass of Attenuation (200 Iron Coins)
  - Power: item_find
  - This compass can be ATTUNEd to a single item that you are holding, or is
    in the same room as you. Touching the compass will tell you where the
    item is, if possible! If being held by someone or something, it will tell
    you what's holding it, but not where the holder itself is.
  - Syntax: ATTUNE COMPASS <item>

o An extendable hand (200 Iron Coins)
  - Power: longhand
  - Now you can have the ability to annoy everybody. The extendable hand
    allows you to use the POKE and SLAP emotes line-of-sight from you,
    showing as an extendable hand entering the room and performing the
    action on the target. Has a very small balance cost with its use.

o Cloak of Obscurity (500 Iron Coins)
  - Power: obscuring_cloak
  - Wearing the cloak of obscurity will hide your identity when
    speaking and performing most non-combat actions.

o A customization certificate (10 Iron Coins)
  - A standard customization certificate, this can be used in place
    of the standard credit value to customize any artifact except
    those explicitly forbidden under HELP CUSTOMISATION.

o Magic 8-Ball (10 Iron Coins)
  - The magic eightball can be used to predict the fortunes of you
    and your friends.

o A pot of hot wax (50 Iron Coins)
  - Power: **waxing

o A wrought golden hand (150 Iron Coins)
  - Power: **goldtouch
  - Allows you to instantly kill most NPCs (exclusions including crit-immune
    and loyal mobs) by turning it to gold. You'll receive 15 gold bars (the
    commodity), and receive an extra 250% experience from killing that
  - Can only be used once per Howling.
  - Syntax: GOLDTOUCH <target>