String, Aboleth Sinew
Ultimate Equipment Guide II
Author Greg Lynch, J. C. Alvarez
Publisher Mongoose Publishing
Publish date 2005
This rare string is strange to the touch, seemingly maintaining some vestige of the sliminess of the creature from which it is taken. The sounds it produces are muddled and muffled, making an instrument strung with Aboleth sinew more difficult to play, imposing a -1 penalty on all Perform skill checks. However, Aboleth strings enforce the bard’s suggestion and Mass suggestion abilities. An instrument equipped with strings of Aboleth sinew is more difficult to resist, raising the base DC of the Will saving throw against the bard’s suggestion and Mass suggestion abilities from ten to 12. Creatures must still be fascinated by the bard’s music for the bard to use a suggestion ability, and the Aboleth sinew strings provide no bonus to the bard’s fascinate ability with his bardic music.
Aboleth Sinew: 50 gp per string