Chainblade

Skill Overview

The Chainblade is a weapon used by the Kelestians.

Skill Info Ranks Taught by Trainer
Skills/Actions Difficulty Hands Range Wound Prerequisite Teacher
Chainblade Combat Easy - - - - -
Chainblade Winged Stance Easy 2 - - - -
Chainblade Flying Slash Easy 2 Either Cut - -
Chainblade Ring Jab Easy 2 Short Bruise - -
Chainblade Close Stab Easy 2 Short Pierce - -
Chainblade Ring Uppercut Average 2 Short Bruise - -
Chainblade Hand Slash Average 2 Either Cut Chainblade Winged Stance -
Chainblade Flying Thrust Average 2 Either Pierce Chainblade Winged Stance -
Chainblade Ankle Snare Average 2 Either Pierce Chainblade Winged Stance -
Chainblade Overhead Spin Average 2 Either Cut
Cut
Chainblade Winged Stance
20 Ranks in Chainblade Flying Slash
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Chainblade Raptor Spike Average 2 Either Pierce Chainblade Winged Stance -
Chainblade Double Jab Average 2 Short Bruise
Pierce
10 Ranks in Chainblade Ring Jab
10 Ranks in Chainblade Close Stab
-
Chainblade Feint Difficult 2 Either - Chainblade Winged Stance -
Chainblade Kneeling Spin Difficult 2 Short Cut
Cut
Cut
30 Ranks in Chainblade Overhead Spin -
Chainblade Hawk Talon Difficult 2 Either Cut
Cut
Cut
Cut
Chainblade Winged Stance
20 Ranks in Chainblade Overhead Spin
20 Ranks in Chainblade Raptor Strike
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Chainblade No Mind Strike Impossible 2 ??? ??? 90 Ranks in Chainblade Winged Stance -
Chainblade Blade Block Easy 2 - - - -
Chainblade Ring Block Average 2 - - - -
Chainblade Chain Block Difficult 2 - - - -
Chainblade Snap Block Impossible 2 - - - -
Chainblade Accuracy Difficult - - - - -
Chainblade Grip Impossible - - - - -

Directions to Monlon (Monlon Battlefield): Walk to Vetallun Crossroads, Ex2, NE, Ex2, SE, Sx2, Take Ferry to Monlon

Skill Details

#Chainblade Winged Stance wing?edstance

When you see this in use you see:

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer wields her chainblade loosely, swinging the blade in a graceful arc to each side.

#Chainblade Flying Slash slash <target>

When you see this in use you see:

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer swings her scuffed bronze chainblade in a slow arc and pulls, slashing at you with the blade, but misses. You dodge a dusty Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

#Chainblade Ring Jab jab <target>

When you see this in use you see:

A rugged Kelestian mountaineer steps forward with a quick jab at you with the ring of her scuffed bronze chainblade and follows it up with the point of the blade, but can't connect. You sway to one side to avoid a rugged Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

#Chainblade Close Stab stab <target>

When you see this in use you see:

A rugged Kelestian mountaineer grips the handle of her scuffed bronze chainblade tight and makes a quick stab at you with the blade, but misses. You sway to one side to avoid a rugged Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

#Chainblade Ring Uppercut uppercut <target>

Upon success, has a chance/will make the target retreat. Possibility of stunning your opponent.

When you see this in use you see:

A rugged Kelestian mountaineer crouches slightly and brings up the ring of her scuffed bronze chainblade at you in a powerful uppercut, but fails to connect. You sway to one side to avoid a rugged Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

A gruff-looking mercenary crouches slightly and brings up the ring of her dull tin chainblade at you in a powerful uppercut! You stumble back to regain your footing! Your iron helmet with a caged faceplate absorbs the impact of the blow.

A disciplined Kelestian ascetic crouches slightly and brings up the ring of her boison chainblade at you in a powerful uppercut! You reel back, stunned by the blow! Your boison helmet with a caged faceplate absorbs the impact of the blow.

#Chainblade Hand Slash handsl?ash <target>

  • This maneuver has the chance to knock your opponent's weapon out of their grip (unwield). This maneuver executes after a brief windup, but suffers no roundtime once executed.

When you see this in use you see:

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer releases her scuffed bronze chainblade at a high angle towards your hand, but fails to connect. You sway to one side to avoid a dusty Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer releases her scuffed bronze chainblade at a high angle towards your hand!! The force of the blow loosens your grip on your tin gladius!

#Chainblade Flying Thrust thrust <target>

When you see this in use you see:

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer extends the chain and snaps her hand forward, sending the blade of her scuffed bronze chainblade flying toward you, but misses. You sway to one side to avoid a dusty Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

#Chainblade Ankle Snare ankle <target>

Upon success will cause the target to fall to the ground immediately. This maneuver executes after a brief windup, but suffers no roundtime once executed.

When you see this in use you see:

A rugged Kelestian mountaineer releases her scuffed bronze chainblade at a low angle towards your legs, but fails to snare you. You jump upward, your legs avoiding a rugged Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

A tough Kelestian mountaineer releases her scuffed bronze chainblade at a low angle towards your legs! The chain snares an ankle and you topple to the ground as she rips it free!! Your knee-high leather boots absorbs the impact of the blow.

#Chainblade Overhead Spin overhead <target>

Multi-hitter. Double and maybe more?

When you see this in use you see:

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer extends the chain of her scuffed bronze chainblade and swings it in a complete circle overhead, slashing at you with the blade, but misses. You dodge a dusty Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

A tough Kelestian mountaineer extends the chain of her scuffed bronze chainblade and swings it in a complete circle overhead, slashing at you with the blade! Your lorica hamata absorbs the impact of the blow. Your lorica hamata absorbs the impact of the blow.

#Chainblade Raptor Spike raptor <target>

Upon success, pulls the target toward you. This maneuver executes after a brief windup, but suffers no roundtime once executed.

When you see this in use you see:

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer releases her scuffed bronze chainblade leveled at you, but the blade misses wide. You sway to one side to avoid a dusty Kelestian mountaineer's attack.

A dusty Kelestian mountaineer releases her scuffed bronze chainblade leveled at you and the blade digs in! Gripping her bronze chainblade hard, she pulls you toward her!

#Chainblade Double Jab doublejab <target>

Multi-hitter (2).

When you see this in use you see:

You step forward with a quick jab at a gutsy Kelestian warrior with the ring of your boison chainblade and follow it up with the point of the blade! He suffers a bruise to his right thigh. He suffers a puncture to his right thigh.

#Chainblade Feint feint <target>

This maneuver executes after a brief windup, but suffers no roundtime once executed.

When you see this in use you see:

A rugged Kelestian mountaineer steps forward, feigning an attack at you with her scuffed bronze chainblade.

#Chainblade Kneeling Spin spin <target>

The attacker is left in a kneeling position after attempting this attack. Ranks in Simple Rolling Rise or Backwards Rolling Rise will help in naturally rolling back to a standing position after performing this attack.

When you see this in use you see:

A calm Kelestian ascetic drops to one knee, flinging the spinning blade of his sharpened bronze chainblade across the ground at you, but misses. You step to one side, allowing a venerable Kelestian ascetic's blow to travel right past you.

A calm Kelestian ascetic drops to one knee, flinging the spinning blade of her bronze chainblade across the ground at you! A calm Kelestian ascetic deftly rolls back up to her feet. Your knee-high dark tan leathery leggings absorbs the impact of the blow. You suffer a shallow cut to your right thigh. You suffer a shallow cut to your left thigh.

#Chainblade Hawk Talon hawk <target>

Multi-hitter up to 4 hits. This maneuver executes after a brief windup, but suffers no roundtime once executed.

When you see this in use you see:

A venerable Kelestian ascetic releases his sharpened bronze chainblade at a wide angle towards you, but fails to connect. You sway to one side to avoid a venerable Kelestian ascetic's attack.

A weathered Kelestian ascetic releases her boison chainblade at a wide angle towards you! The chain wraps around your body and slashes furiously as she rips it free! You suffer a cut to your left arm. You suffer a deep cut to your right hand. You suffer a cut to your right arm. You suffer a deep cut to your right hand.

#Chainblade No Mind Strike nomind <target>

#Chainblade Blade Block n/a

When you see this in use you see:

Gripping the handle of her scuffed bronze chainblade tightly, she catches your retalq gladius and flings it harmlessly aside!

#Chainblade Ring Block n/a

When you see this in use you see:

He swings the ring of his scuffed bronze chainblade horizontally, knocking your retalq gladius off line!

#Chainblade Chain Block n/a

When you see this in use you see:

Pulling the chain of your alanti chainblade tight, you catch a tall Kelestian scout's dull tin falcata and push it away!

#Chainblade Snap Block n/a

When you see this in use you see:

You whip the chain of your boison chainblade out at a tall Kelestian raider's sharpened tin falx, deflecting it in a blur!

#Chainblade Accuracy n/a

With enough training in Accuracy, you are able to raise your perception in combat situations. A grandmaster in this skill will be equivalent to low-end great perception.

(This is a passive skill that improves your perception, making it easier to hit targets.)

#Chainblade Grip n/a

With enough training in Grip, you are able to raise your dexterity in combat situations. A grandmaster in this skill will be equivalent to low-end great dexterity.

(This is a passive skill that improves your dexterity, making it significantly easier to hit targets.)

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