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If you equip the Bard with a musical instrument, he can sing a song with magical powers. If his level is too low, his voice gets hoarse after singing one song, but as his level increases, he can sing more often.

Ordinary Mode[]

The Traveller's Tune Return to the Adventurer's Guild
Wayland's Watch Soothes savage foes (lessens random encounters)
The Seeker's Ballad

Lowers AC of the party.

Fighting Mode[]

Freeze Voice Enemy cannot move.
Lucklaran Enemy loses magical powers.
Falkentyne's Fury Increases allies attack and defense.
Badh'r Kilnfest Turns a monster into an ally