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Old 06-19-2014, 12:41 AM   #23
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Default Re: Other Weapons with Fencing Stances

Originally Posted by aesir23 View Post
A +3 bonus to Retreating Parries doesn't necessarily mean "fast retreat". If it did, there would be a case for fencers receiving a bonus to retreating Dodges as well.
I'd say the +3 bonus every one gets to dodge is a "fast retreat", just that fencers are trained to "fast retreat" when parrying as well.

The fencing retreat isn't really fencers being able to move their bodies that much more quickly then everyone else, it's more about being in a stance and training to parry/maintain distance/recoil quickly (normally while unencumbered).
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