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MeloraD&D Insider Article
Channel Divinity
By Matthew Sernett

An adventurer who worships Melora or seeks her favor can show devotion through the equipment the character carries. The weapons, holy symbol, wondrous items, and other magical possessions described here all share the theme of water, either for its life-giving aspect or its deadly nature, and can be welcome aids to many of Melora’s faithful.

Those who listen for it can hear Melora’s influence in the lilt of birdsong and the gurgle of a brook. One can feel her presence when mountains quake, and when the tide draws the sea back into itself or hurls it ashore. A worshiper of Melora might honor her as a mother to life, propitiate her deadly nature, or pay homage to her beasts, which exemplify the natural struggle between the forces of creation and destruction.

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    More Water-Themed Magic Items

    If you’re looking for more magic items that suit Melora’s aspect as a goddess of water and the sea, below are a few that might fit the bill. If you’d like to find more in the future, try using the following search terms in the D&D Compendium on D&D Insider: aquatic, sea, sink, water.

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    Boots of Swimming Adventurer’s Vault
    Cap of Water Breathing Adventurer’s Vault
    Clearwater Solution Adventurer’s Vault
    Coral Armor Adventurer’s Vault
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    Floating Shield Adventurer’s Vault
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    Pearl Sea Horse Adventurer’s Vault
    Pouch of Frozen Passage Adventurer’s Vault
    Ring of Aquatic Ability Adventurer’s Vault
    Ring of Elemental Mastery Manual of the Planes
    Saddle of the Shark Adventurer’s Vault
    Swimtide Harness Adventurer’s Vault
    Waterbane Weapon Adventurer’s Vault


    About the Author

    Matthew Sernett is a writer and game designer for Wizards of the Coast who splits his time between Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. Recent credits include Monster Manual 2 and Player's Handbook 2.

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