Corrosive Oil

Component Cost: See below.
Market Price: 400 gp
Key Skill: Arcana or Nature (no check)
Level: 3
Category: Oil
Time: 15 minutes

The oil made from the blood of a rust monster can coat any nonmetallic surface. Any metallic weapon that comes into contact with the coated surface begins to lose its effectiveness.

Corrosive Oil
Level 3 Uncommon

Nonmetallic armor coated with this oil has the ability to lessen the effectiveness of metallic weapons that strike it.

Price: 30 gp
Alchemical Item

Power (Consumable): Standard Action. Apply corrosive oil to a set of nonmetallic armor that you wear. The next time a creature hits you with a metallic weapon, make the following attack: +6 vs. Reflex; on a hit, the attacker takes a –1 penalty to attack rolls with that weapon and a –2 penalty to damage rolls with that weapon (save ends both). Aftereffect: The attacker takes a –2 penalty to damage rolls made with that weapon (save ends).

Corrosive Oil
Level 8 Uncommon

Nonmetallic armor coated with this oil has the ability to lessen the effectiveness of metallic weapons that strike it.

Price: 125 gp
Alchemical Item

Power (Consumable): Standard Action. Apply corrosive oil to a set of nonmetallic armor that you wear. The next time a creature hits you with a metallic weapon, make the following attack: +11 vs. Reflex; on a hit, the attacker takes a –1 penalty to attack rolls with that weapon and a –3 penalty to damage rolls with that weapon (save ends both). Aftereffect: The attacker takes a –3 penalty to damage rolls made with that weapon (save ends).

Corrosive Oil
Level 13 Uncommon

Nonmetallic armor coated with this oil has the ability to lessen the effectiveness of metallic weapons that strike it.

Price: 650 gp
Alchemical Item

Power (Consumable): Standard Action. Apply corrosive oil to a set of nonmetallic armor that you wear. The next time a creature hits you with a metallic weapon, make the following attack: +16 vs. Reflex; on a hit, the attacker takes a –1 penalty to attack rolls with that weapon and a –5 penalty to damage rolls with that weapon (save ends both). Aftereffect: The attacker takes a –5 penalty to damage rolls made with that weapon (save ends).

Corrosive Oil
Level 18 Uncommon

Nonmetallic armor coated with this oil has the ability to lessen the effectiveness of metallic weapons that strike it.

Price: 3,400 gp
Alchemical Item

Power (Consumable): Standard Action. Apply corrosive oil to a set of nonmetallic armor that you wear. The next time a creature hits you with a metallic weapon, make the following attack: +21 vs. Reflex; on a hit, the attacker takes a –1 penalty to attack rolls with that weapon and a –6 penalty to damage rolls with that weapon (save ends both). Aftereffect: The attacker takes a –6 penalty to damage rolls made with that weapon (save ends).

Corrosive Oil
Level 23 Uncommon

Nonmetallic armor coated with this oil has the ability to lessen the effectiveness of metallic weapons that strike it.

Price: 17,000 gp
Alchemical Item

Power (Consumable): Standard Action. Apply corrosive oil to a set of nonmetallic armor that you wear. The next time a creature hits you with a metallic weapon, make the following attack: +26 vs. Reflex; on a hit, the attacker takes a –1 penalty to attack rolls with that weapon and a –8 penalty to damage rolls with that weapon (save ends both). Aftereffect: The attacker takes a –8 penalty to damage rolls made with that weapon (save ends).

Corrosive Oil
Level 28 Uncommon

Nonmetallic armor coated with this oil has the ability to lessen the effectiveness of metallic weapons that strike it.

Price: 85,000 gp
Alchemical Item

Power (Consumable): Standard Action. Apply corrosive oil to a set of nonmetallic armor that you wear. The next time a creature hits you with a metallic weapon, make the following attack: +31 vs. Reflex; on a hit, the attacker takes a –1 penalty to attack rolls with that weapon and a –9 penalty to damage rolls with that weapon (save ends both). Aftereffect: The attacker takes a –9 penalty to damage rolls made with that weapon (save ends).

Published in Dragon Magazine 376, page(s) 29.