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A 'ghoul ward' is the name given to a stone specifically imbued with
magic to deter undead (normally non-corporeal evil spirits) from leaving
their place of haunting.
A ghoul ward is normally a broad flat stone, inscribed with a
series of cryptic runes.
The effectiveness of ghoul wards has long been a subject of debate in the
Nevertheless, the appearance of a ghoul ward should serve as a stark warning
to even the boldest of adventures -- proceed with caution!