Specific Cursed Items are provided as examples of cursed items. They are given creation prerequisites, should someone want to intentionally create them (although that does not need to be the origin of the item). Note, however, two exceptions: The crystal hypnosis balland the bag of devouringcannot be created by any known means.
A simple detect magicspell yields a misleading aura and strength, often indicating that the item is a noncursed item of similar sort. An identifyspell only has a 1% chance per caster level to reveal a cursed item’s true properties, including the cursed aspect. Analyze dweomerreveals the true nature of a cursed item.
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