MA Axe Shield

Notes:

  • Uses Shield to block blows from opponents
  • Attacks primarily with Axe/Mace
  • Shield is used to attack opponent’s shield or as a Beat
  • Makes common use of Committed Attack, either to land more damaging blows or to close distances quickly with a double step.
  • In single combat, may circle and Evaluate, followed by Wait maneuvers
  • In battlefield conditions, usually opens with a charge intended to knock opponent down
  • Against a slower foe, Move and Attack is often employed.

Skills: Axe/Mace; Shield
Techniques: Counterattack (Axe/Mace); Feint (Axe/Mace or Shield); Hook (Axe/Mace)
Cinematic Skills: Breaking Blow; Kiai; Power Blow
Cinematic Techniques: Spring Attack (Axe/Mace or Shield); Whirlwind Attack (Axe/Mace)
Perks: Naval Training; Shield-Wall Training; Sure-Footed (Uneven)

Optional Traits

Advantages: Arm ST; Combat Reflexes; Enhanced Block
Disadvantages: Berserk; Bloodlust; Delusions; Overconfident
Skills: Autohypnosis; Thrown Weapon (Axe/Mace)
Techniques: Targeted Attack (Axe/Mace Swing/Skull); Targeted Attack (Axe/Mace Swing/Weapon)

MA Axe Shield

Elyria Humabout