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If you sell a blessed item, is it no longer blessed?

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I once heard that you can sell a blessed item, but if you do, it is no longer blessed. Is this true?


A blessed item may be sold but only for its intrinsic value, not the value of its blessing (which cannot be ascertained anyway). The item remains blessed.


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