2.16 Combat skill

Governing characteristics: ST, CO

Represents: General combat experience, the ability to predict blows, and brawling ability (i.e. kicks, punches, use of improvised weapons and clubs).

Broad specialisms:

Narrow specialisms:

Use with the following characteristics in dice rolls covering:

Characteristic Use skill with this characteristic in dice rolls covering
ST Arm-wrestling

Breaking a weapon's shaft with bare hands

CO Whether character hits target with a brawling, club or improvised weapon maneuver

Dodging attacks

Combat speed (i.e. number of action points)

Soaking (i.e. absorbing damage)

PE Judging another's Combat skill
WP Resisting initial pain of wounds
Resisting after-wound shock