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Orrery of distant worlds

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Orrery of distant worlds
(Magic item)

Aura (1E)
Strong (all schools)
Caster Level (1E)
Minor artifact
Slot (1E)
Source: Doom Comes to Dustpawn, pg(s). 3, 28
See also: Orrery

The orrery of distant worlds is a magic artifact designed to facilitate communication with otherworldly intelligences.1


The orrery is a portable model of Golarion's solar system, featuring removable spheres representing its sun and 10 planets. The orrery only functions when all 11 spheres are mounted. Each sphere can hold a number of spell charges similar to a staff and can be recharged by arcane spellcasters.1


When expanded on a surface, the orrery fixes itself in place. Its detail makes it a useful reference for questions about the solar system.1

Once per month, the orrery can serve as a communication device to contact alien life. This connection is powerful enough to result in mind-affecting visions. However, if the orrery is destroyed while such a connection exists, it can cause painful feedback.1


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Mike Welham. (2013). Doom Comes to Dustpawn, p. 28. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-504-4