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Nightbringer was a huge heavy mace with a black oaken handle and a head of solid, blackened steel, and trimmed in gold. The mace was said to have been forged in the Tower of High Sorcery at Daltigoth by Black Robed Wizards. By touching someone with the mace and speaking "Midnight" you could temporarily blind the person. The head of Nightbringer would turn into an ebony fire. If someone who was a follower of the Gods of Good were to pick up the mace, it would injure that person in some way. Nightbringer was give to Dragon Highlord Verminaard by the Dark Queen for becoming one of her followers.

Following his death the mace was last seen in the fortress of Pax Tharkas lying near the body, it is unknown what became of it from there.


In the book Before the Mask it was stated that Nightbringer was forged in Godshome, while in the sourcebook War of the Lance it was the Tower of High Sorcery at Daltigoth. Also in Before the Mask, the mace was made out of ancient stone, but this was countered again in War of the Lance where it was described as being steel. It is also possible that the weapon made it into Thorbardin in the hands of Dray-yan at the Battle of the Temple of the Stars.