Advanced Sword Technique (3.5e Feat)
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Advanced Sword Technique [Fighter, Tactical] Be it half-swording or mordhau, you know more tricks with a sword than most.Prerequisites: Must be proficient in at least one sword-like one or two handed weapon.Benefit: You gain the following options when using any one or two handed sword-like weapon.
Draw Cut: You may make a single attack in the same action used to draw your sword (either as, or as part of a move action) once per round.
Half-Swording: As a swift action you change your stance, gripping the blade for less power but more control. You gain a +2 bonus on attack rolls, a -4 penalty on damage, and your sword now deals piercing damage regardless what it normally does. It also counts as a Light weapon for the purpose of attacking in a grapple. You need to wear gauntlets in this stance, otherwise you take 1 damage when you enter this stance and with every attack with your weapon. You may drop the stance as a free action.
Mordhau: As a swift action you change your stance, gripping the blade as a handle and using the pommel and hilt as a makeshift mace. You take a -2 penalty on attack, but ignore up to 4 points of DR or hardness, and your sword now deals bludgeoning damage regardless what it normally does. You need to wear gauntlets in this stance, otherwise you take 1 damage when you enter this stance and with every attack with your weapon. You may drop the stance as a free action.
Sword Toss: You can throw your sword as an attack action with a range increment of 10 ft. You may use your Strength modifier for the ranged attack roll if you wish.
|Article Balance||Moderate +|
|Identifier||3.5e Feat +|
|Prerequisite||Must be proficient in at least one sword-like one or two handed weapon. +|
|Summary||Gain additional combat options with any sword-like weapon. +|
|Title||Advanced Sword Technique +|
|Type||Fighter + and Tactical +|