Lore:Skull of Corruption

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The <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Skull of Corruption|if=Skull of Corruption}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Skull of Corruption|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Skull of Corruption|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace> is <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Vaermina|if=Vaermina}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Vaermina|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Vaermina|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace>'s signature artifact. It is an incredible staff that creates a duplicate, or "clone", of whomever it is cast upon. This clone then attacks the original at the behest of the caster. Legends say that the staff has a mind of its own, and can feed on the memories of those around it.<cleanspace> {{#inherit:showrefs}} {{#define:showrefs|1|if=1}} </cleanspace>

There is a story about a <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Thieves Guild|if=Thieves Guild}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Thieves Guild|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Thieves Guild|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace> Master and the Skull that is probably fiction, but highly amusing. The Master used the Skull on her enemy, creating a clone of him to fight. After defeating the original, the clever duplicate snatched the Skull from the Master and used it on her. Although the cloned enemy could not directly attack the Master, it could use the Skull to create a duplicate Master. The two clones jointly ruled the Thieves Guild for years.<cleanspace> {{#inherit:showrefs}} {{#define:showrefs|1|if=1}} </cleanspace>

History[edit]

Circa 2E 582, many replica staves imitating the Skull of Corruption were known to be in existence.<cleanspace> {{#inherit:showrefs}} {{#define:showrefs|1|if=1}} </cleanspace>

The Skull of Corruption is known to have appeared many times throughout history. In the years leading up to the <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Warp in the West|if=Warp in the West}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Warp in the West|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Warp in the West|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace>, an <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|agent|if=agent}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Hero#The Agent|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Hero#The Agent|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace> of the <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Blades|if=Blades}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Blades|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Blades|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace> received the Skull from Vaermina as a reward for killing an "innocent" lich.<cleanspace> {{#inherit:showrefs}} {{#define:showrefs|1|if=1}} </cleanspace> During the <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Oblivion Crisis|if=Oblivion Crisis}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Oblivion Crisis|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Oblivion Crisis|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace>, the <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Champion of Cyrodiil|if=Champion of Cyrodiil}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Hero#Champion of Cyrodiil|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Hero#Champion of Cyrodiil|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace> was also offered the Skull in return for venturing into a tower that manifested the nightmares of a man who stole <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Vaermina's orb|if=Vaermina's orb}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Orb of Vaermina|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Orb of Vaermina|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace>.<cleanspace> {{#inherit:showrefs}} {{#define:showrefs|1|if=1}} </cleanspace> Vaermina also offered the Skull to the <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Last Dragonborn|if=Last Dragonborn}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Hero#Last Dragonborn|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Hero#Last Dragonborn|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace> if they betrayed and killed a priest of <cleanspace> {{#inherit:ns_base}} {{#local:display||if=}} {{#define:display|Mara|if=Mara}} {{#local:link||if=}} {{#define:link|Lore:Mara|if={{#ifexistx:Lore:Mara|Y|}}}}


</cleanspace> who was conducting a ritual to destroy it. It is unknown if they did as Vaermina requested or allowed the priest to complete his ritual.<cleanspace> {{#inherit:showrefs}} {{#define:showrefs|1|if=1}} </cleanspace>

Gallery[edit]

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References[edit]

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