Scrolls & other magic items of spells with extra component costs

Rules Questions

If I am making a scroll of a spell like Restoration, which requires either 100g or 1000g depending on what you need the spell to do, or Atonement, which can require 2500g of rare incense, do I just add the extra cost to the crafting cost if I am making the item?

Additionally, if I am looking at am item like the Mitre of the Herophant Link can I craft it, adding the extra 2500g so that it can atone those who willingly committed the acts?

Common sense would say to me that you need to add in the component costs to ensure that the spells are "all inclusive," able to handle any situation, or else specifically note that the limitations of the spells (that the Restoration could NOT restore a negative level, for example).

With that assumption in place, I tried to do the math for making the Mitre, and my best guess is that it looks like they included the extra GP costs in it already. Hard to tell since the Commune spell only gets 1 question, but, I'm only an unpaid intern in this thread, so...

Best guess, what I would do, would be to include the extra costs in the items or specify the limitations of the spells in them.

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The price of a scroll is equal to the level of the spell × the creator’s caster level × 25 gp. If the scroll has a material component cost, it is added to the base price and cost to create.

Sudden Deinonychus wrote:

Common sense would say to me that you need to add in the component costs to ensure that the spells are "all inclusive," able to handle any situation, or else specifically note that the limitations of the spells (that the Restoration could NOT restore a negative level, for example).

With that assumption in place, I tried to do the math for making the Mitre, and my best guess is that it looks like they included the extra GP costs in it already. Hard to tell since the Commune spell only gets 1 question, but, I'm only an unpaid intern in this thread, so...

Best guess, what I would do, would be to include the extra costs in the items or specify the limitations of the spells in them.

If I math it out, making adjustments for the fact that commune only gives you 1 question, I get a total cost of 18,954g if i include the 2500g for the atonement spell. I'm assuming just because of the oddity of the commune spell, and the 1/week atonement, that they cut you a small deal on the cost.

That at lease makes the most sense to me.

willuwontu wrote:
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The price of a scroll is equal to the level of the spell × the creator’s caster level × 25 gp. If the scroll has a material component cost, it is added to the base price and cost to create.

I understand the the cost addition for actual material components, but the description of the atonement spell doesn't list the 2500g in the material components section of the sell description like restoration or raise dead does.

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Mark_Twain007 wrote:
willuwontu wrote:
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The price of a scroll is equal to the level of the spell × the creator’s caster level × 25 gp. If the scroll has a material component cost, it is added to the base price and cost to create.
I understand the the cost addition for actual material components, but the description of the atonement spell doesn't list the 2500g in the material components section of the sell description like restoration or raise dead does.

Considering that the 2500gp is for certain situations, I would assume if the scroll was created with the normal 500gp amount that it was only intended to atone individuals that caused sins unwittingly.