You are quite right, every profession in this land, save thieves and rangers
have GUILD SKILLS for pentacle. Most people, however, tend to rely on
loremaster supplied pentacles instead of developing their own charming
(or whatever) skill set. If two young peers are fighting without pentacle
items, then they are simply well matched. There really should be no major
impact to the pentacle item ban other than forcing people to develop their
Written by my hand on the 19th of Mournsend, in the year 1041.