Scythe of Jormengand

This scythe seems to hum with a malevolent energy. It feels extremely ancient and even moreso evil.

This +3 Unholy Scythe threatens on a Range of 18-20 and may be affected by improved critical. 3/Day, you may choose to cast curse as a free action on the target of your attack (DC 19 Will) to resist. In addition, upon a critical hit, you inflict 1d4 negative levels on your target. You may choose to take 10 points of negative energy damage to make those negative levels permanent.