Long Blade

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Long Blade
Skill Tree

Long Blade

Cost

100 sp

Requirements

0 Agility

ID

LongBlades

You are skilled with long thrusting and slashing blades.

Long Blade is the base skill for the Long Blade skill tree.

Skills in the Long Blade skill tree

Skill Cost Stat Skill Required Description
Long Blade Proficiency 0 0 Strength You gain access to two stances.

Aggressive stance: While wielding a long blade in your primary hand, your long blade and short blade attacks gain +1 penetration but -2 to hit.

Defensive stance: While wielding a long blade in your primary hand, you gain +2 DV.
Lunge 200 17 Agility Activated; cooldown 15.

Aggressive stance: You lunge through one empty space at an opponent and make an attack at +2 penetration. You must move through the empty space. Defensive stance: You make an attack at an opponent then lunge backward 2 spaces.

Dueling stance: You make an attack at an opponent at +1 penetration. The attack is guaranteed to hit and penetrate at least once.
Dueling Stance 200 17 Intelligence You gain access to dueling stance. While wielding a long blade in your primary hand, you get +2 to hit with long blades and short blades.
Swipe 200 17 Strength Activated; cooldown 15.

Aggressive stance: You make an attack against all adjacent opponents. Defensive stance: You push all adjacent creatures back 1 space and attempt to trip the ones that are opponents (strength save; difficulty 30).

Dueling stance: You make an attack at an opponent and attempt to disarm them (strength save; difficulty 25 + your Agi modifier). The attack is guaranteed to hit and penetrate at least once.
Improved Dueling Stance 100 21 Intelligence Your to-hit bonus in dueling stance is increased to +3.
Improved Defensive Stance 100 23 Agility Your DV bonus in defensive stance is increased to +3.
Improved Aggressive Stance 100 23 Strength Your penetration bonus in aggressive stance is increased to +2, but your to-hit penalty is increased to -3.
En Garde! 300 29 Strength 23 Agility 23 Strength 29 Agility Activated; cooldown 100. For the next 10 rounds, Lunge and Swipe have no cooldown.

Weapons That Use the Long Blade Skill