Martial Arts: Unconquerable Sea Style

This Martial Arts Style was submitted by listener Luiz F.!!

Unconquerable as the western seas, the martial artist is a whirl of motions that throw his enemies off-balance and that divert incoming attacks.  This style focuses on the motions of combat, and on redirecting attacks to other targets.

Unconquerable Sea Weapons: This style’s Charms may only be used while unarmed.  The martial artist may parry lethal damage with a stunt.

Armor: This style is compatible with light armor.

CHANGING CURRENT TECHNIQUE

Cost: 3m; Mins: Martial Arts 3, Essence 1

Type: Counterattack

Keywords: Perilous, Terrestrial, Mastery

Duration: Instant

Prerequisite Charms: None

As a ship without a captain never reaches the short, so an incoming attack never reaches its target.  After succeeding with a parry defense, the martial artist may redirect an incoming attack to another target of his choosing, as long as the new target is at close range.  The attack roll is compared to the new target’s defense, and if it succeeds, damage is rolled as normal.

Mastery: The martial artist may redirect an attack to short range.

Terrestrial: The Exalt must have a higher initiative than the attacker to successfully redirect the attack.

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