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Astrolabe Item 2+


Usage held in 2 hands; Bulk L

Activate 1 minute (Interact)

Astrolabes can be used for navigation in unfamiliar or featureless locations. To use an astrolabe, the holder must be trained in Survival. By spending 1 minute to measure the height of the stars and planets, a holder who knows the time and date can determine the latitude, and a holder who knows their latitude can determine the date and time. An astrolabe also grants a +1 item bonus on checks to identify celestial bodies. A standard astrolabe only functions on steady ground.

Type standard astrolabe; Level 2; Price 30 gp

Type mariner’s astrolabe; Level 3; Price 50 gp

A mariner’s astrolabe contains additional stabilizers that make it suitable for use on moving surfaces, such as the deck of a ship.

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