Tag Archives: parry

Biweekly Item-Peacemaker (AD&D)

Peacemaker: This magnificent magical sword gleams with fiery energy when locked with another weapon in battle. If the lock persists, the opposing weapon can be destroyed by the sword.

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Wednesday Words-Parry Block and Dodge

Parry-Parrying is the primary defensive action for many melee combatants.  A parry is made using a weapon against attacks, barehanded parries must be treated as disarm attempts which carries a severe penalty.  When a player decides to parry, the action … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Parry Mastery

Parry Mastery is a niche ability for those melee combatants who eschew the use of the a shield, usually in order to dual wield.  At low levels it allows the parrying of thrown weapons (such as throwing knives and axes) … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words-Dexterity and To-Hit

Dexterity-Dexterity is a measure of the character’s physical control.  It governs the character’s ability to hit targets with melee and ranged attacks.  A character with higher dexterity can succeed at more complicated maneuvers, giving him more attack options.  Dexterity is … Continue reading

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