Q: Dear Sage,
Does the intelligent legacy ability (in Weapons of Legacy) grant the legacy item the lesser and greater powers and special purpose an intelligent weapon normally gains?
Giving a legacy weapon sentience in this manner grants it the benefits listed for the intelligent legacy ability (see Weapons of Legacy pg. 191 for an example), but not any powers not listed there (such as lesser and greater powers and a special purpose).
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