Damage: 1d6 piercing
Modifier: Strength or Dexterity
Properties: Light, Finesse, Magic
Bonus Action. This item appears to be a shortsword hilt. While grasping the hilt, you can use a bonus action to cause a blade of pure radiance to spring into existence, or make the blade disappear. While the blade exists, this magic shortsword has the finesse property. Proficiency. If you are proficient with shortswords or longswords, you are proficient with the Veil's Burden. Proficiency with a shortsword allows you to add your proficiency bonus to the attack roll for any attack you make with it.
Attack bonuses. You gain a +1 bonus to attack and damage rolls made wtih this weapon, which deals radiant damage instead of slashing damage. On a critical hit, this does an additional 1d8 of radiant damage.
Other properties. The sword's luminous blade emits bright light in a 15-foot radius and dim light for an additional 15 feet.
“Veil always carried the burden of earning this blade from Jacinta's family.”