Combat Survival Guide

This is an HTML’d version of The Combat Survival Guide.

If you are having problems: And… Then Try… Game Effect:
Hitting your opponent (High Parry) You are more agile than the opponent Ganging Up +1 Fighting per additional Attacker
You are more agile than the opponent An Agility Trick Success: Opponent -2 Parry until next action; Raise: plus Shaken
You are smarter than your opponent A Smarts Trick Success:Opponent -2 Parry until next action; Raise: plus Shaken
You are quick-witted (have the Taunt skill) Taunting Success: +2 to next action against opponent; Raise: Plus Shaken
You are fearsome or your foe is cowardly (you have Intimidate) Intimidate Success: +2 to next action against opponent; Raise: Plus Shaken
You are OK with lowering your defenses Wild Attack +2 to Fighting and damage, but -2 to Parry until next action
You are using a ranged weapon Aiming Miss one action for +2 Shooting
You are using a melee weapon Switching to a Ranged Attack Target Number is the usual 4 at short range instead of target’s Parry
You are going to die if you keep fighting Withdrawing to fight another day All adjacent non-Shaken opponents get a free attack. Try “Defend”/wiki_pages/combat-options#Defend for +2 Parry
Damaging your opponent (high Toughness) You are not having problems hitting your opponent A Called Shot to unarmored areas or Vitals/Head Various effects depending on target; usually increased damage
You are OK with lowering your defenses Wild Attack +2 to Fighting and damage, but -2 to Parry until next action

Combat Survival Guide

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