Blood Rose Amulet

Item

Image rose%20amulet.jpg
Description This looks particularly eerie for a piece of costume jewelry, with drops of blood red liquid trapped between the rose's petals. At the very least, it will make for some fairly crazy cosplay.
Type Gadget
Use See below
Effects +2 Etheric Power
+5 Strength

Sources

Zack's House of Coins, Season 43 for 1 unearthly coin

Uses

After killing enough human(?) opponents you can get different messages at the end of combat with this equipped. (Does not require being etheric.) Using the item then results in one of the below, based on the message received:

Message Transformation Item Effects Hidden Bonuses
None You play with the amulet, seeing if you can coax any more blood out of its gemstone.
You play with the <form>, watching as the blood withdraws into the amulet.
blood rose amulet +2 Etheric Power
+5 Strength
The rose bleeds and twitches like a struggling heart. The <form> twitch and twist into a pistol-like shape. blood rose pistol +4 Ranged Power
+5 Perception
Can learn Rose Shot
The rose bleeds, the blood flowing and stretching into a clinging sheet over your skin. The blood expands and flows into a sheet broad enough to wrap around yourself. blood rose cape +2 Stealth Power
+5 Will
Can learn Swirling Blood
The rose bleeds and sways, ticking away the moments like a pendulum. The <form> cracks in half, the segments swaying as though they're ready to walk away. blood rose pants +2 Evasion Power
+5 Reflexes
Gain energy of Swaying Blood by killing human opponents
The rose bleeds and glows as though illuminated by an internal light.* The amulet glows and collapses into a crown. blood rose crown +5 Perception
+5 Strength
+5 Reflexes
+5 Will
Can learn Rose Sovereign

*In order to receive the blood rose crown message, you need to get one of the messages for a different form, and then continue charging until the message changes again.

Technique Summary

Chain Technique Type Attribute Dam Def Notes
swirlingblood.jpg Swirling Blood Stealth Will - 3 (see below)
roseshot.jpg Rose Shot Ranged Perception 3 - enhanced following Rose Sovereign
rosesovereign.jpg Rose Sovereign Etheric Will 8 - enhanced when below 50% HP

All of these techniques are enhanced with a blood rose item equipped, and enhanced more with Swaying Blood also active.

Other Uses

Hammer25.jpg This item is not a component for any kind of crafting.
toolbox.jpg This item cannot be salvaged.
GoldCoins.jpg This item cannot be added to a gang stash.

Remaining Mysteries

From Podcast 47:

You've basically got that one.

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