Bottle of the Bound

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Bottle of the Bound
(Magic item)
Aura Strong abjuration
Caster Level 20th
Type Major artifact
Slot None
Origin Osirion
Affiliation Zelishkar

Source: Artifacts & Legends, pg(s). 16

The Bottle of the Bound is the prison of the daemonic harbinger called Zelishkar, the Bitter Flame, and his army of fiends.[1]

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Three command words are required to safely use the Bottle of the Bound: the Word of Opening, to unseal the bottle; the Word of Binding, to call forth and command its denizens; and the Word of Banishment, to return the fiends to the bottle. The words themselves have been lost but some Osirian wizards believe that the words are three names, spoken in Ancient Osiriani: the true name of Zelishkar, the name of the efreeti who aided in binding him, and the birth name of the Pharaoh of Forgotten Plagues.[1]


In addition to Zelishkar, the following are a number of the 666 fiends locked inside the Bottle of the Bound:[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 F. Wesley Schneider. (2012). Artifacts & Legends, p. 16. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-458-0