Duelling - Cutlass

The damage table for duelling with a cutlass is:

Attack roll - Defence rollCombat ResultComments
14 or moreDefender takes four times the attacker's strength score as damage and in every subsequent round the defender loses the attacker's strength in additional bleeding damage. Attacker will automatically be the attacker in the next round.The attacker has made a crippling wound on the defender.
9, 10, 11, 12 or 13Defender takes four times the attacker's strength score as damage. Attacker will automatically be the attacker in the next round.The attacker has made a serious wound on the defender.
6, 7 or 8Defender takes four times the attacker's strength score as damage.The attacker has made deep, but non-crippling, would in the defender.
4 or 5Defender takes four times the attacker's strength score as damage. Attacker will automatically be the attacker in the next round.A definite hit by the attacker that left the defender off balance
3No damageThe attacker came close but the defender was able to avoid the cutlass
2No damage but the attacker will automatically be the attacker in the next round.The attacker came close but the defender was able to avoid the cutlass
1NoneThe attacker came close but the defender was able to avoid the cutlass.
0NoneStand-off; Both duellists manoeuvre for position but neither gains an advantage
-1Attacker takes defender's strength as damage.Defender riposted the attacker lunge,
-2Defender's attack rating boosted by one in the next round.Defender blocked the attack.
-3Defender's attack rating boosted by 2 in the next round.Defender blocked the attack and placed the attacker in a disadvantageous position
-4 or lessDefender's attack rating boosted by 3 in the next round.Defender blocked the attack and placed the attacker in a disadvantageous position

Last updated: October 7, 2017 at 14:58 pm


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