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Relic Concept - III by Aikurisu Relic Concept - III by Aikurisu
An ancient artefact from beyond the Northern Limits, its date of creation is sadly unknown yet was found by an expeditionary team, led by a Saeveros Lord, that nearly met their end to its former wielder, a lone Ishian Graver.

Fortunately, the Graver was defeated, and his weapon was more than enough compensation for the loss of seventy-three men to its ferocity, in little less than a few minutes of mindless chaos. Admittedly, the enchanted axe never saw beyond the icy plains of the north, as it was believed to have been lost along the way to an equally ferocious blizzard. There are some though that claimed the remainder of the team simply discarded it after it was thought cursed and drove anyone who came close to it to madness. Whatever the case, a young Raleigh man who travelled with the expedition was able to draw in excruciating detail of what the blade looked like, and told word back home that it had an unnatural aura; like as if it was not crafted by any conventional means.

Done in three hours. No reference. This was just sheer… fun. =D

Artwork - © Kristopher P. Love.
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RyanCalebMalcoph Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
i think this might be my favorite
vergilneloangelo Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
Great :)
Aikurisu Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
Thanks =)
XullraeZauviir Featured By Owner May 16, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
The blade and color reminds me of a dolphin. So far this one is my favorite for uniqueness. :clap:
Aikurisu Featured By Owner May 21, 2009
Thanks. =D Admittedly, I still reckon this is one of my better concepts for that reason alone too: uniqueness.
LnknXer Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2008
I decided to come back and look through some of your other weapons since I commented on the spear-ish one. See, I like this one--I can picture someone holding two of these. Now, before I read your explaination, I want to make a witty observation of my own.

It seems to be the weapon of some kind of nomad or...I want to say "ancient beings from a past civilization."

Now, was I close? Are these "Gravers" an ancient race?
Aikurisu Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2008
Well, a Graver specifically comes from the Ishian civilisation, so yes. Not quite as intelligent as say one of these: [link] but still deadly in a more physical way nonetheless.

I'm still toying with a notion about this blade, but I'm thinking it was possessed with a fragment of the Graver's soul that wielded it, so it'd make better sense why anyone of the expedition who tried to grasp it said it was cursed.
blackcat56678 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
i am seriously a very big fan of your swords!
it looks amazing!!!
Aikurisu Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008
Hehe, thanks. =D
blackcat56678 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
no probs :D
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