A sword both beautiful and powerful. Created by an artist, this sword was designed with the utmost care and intent for it to be a functional but attractive weapon. When a bandit took the sword and killed the artist, his spirit was grafted into the sword, which then turned upon and killed the bandit. it was found by a traveler who happened upon them. The sword has a powerful link to the spiritual plane- when weilded, it draws a spirit, usually that of an animal, from this other plane to empower the sword. The type of spirit depends on the weilder, and will form an intimate bond between the weapon and weilder, enhancing his skill and leading to stunning feats of swordsmanship.