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Old 01-21-2016, 02:53 PM   #1
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Default Weapon Bond affects what skills

Regarding the Weapon Bond perk:
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Originally Posted by GURPS Power-Ups 2: Perks, p. 9
…when you use [the weapon], you’re at +1 to effective skill and all techniques based on that skill.
  1. Is said skill only one weapon skill used to wield the weapon?
  2. Any weapon skill that could be used to wield the weapon?
  3. Does Fast-Draw for the weapon get the bonus as well?
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Old 01-21-2016, 03:01 PM   #2
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Default Re: Weapon Bond affects what skills

Like Weapon Master it effects every skill used wither thats specific weapon.

Weapon Bond (Bastard sword "reaver")

It would help you with Two Handed Sword, and Broadsword, and Fast Draw(Two handed sword) whenever you use those skills with the bastard sword named reaver.
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Old 03-29-2016, 02:30 PM   #3
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Does the bonus to effective skill ("you’re at +1 to effective skill and all techniques based on that skill." – GURPS Power-Ups 2: Perks, p. 9) improve your parry with the weapon as well?

E.g. my Broadsword skill is 19; with Weapon Bond is it 20. Is my parry (skill/2 + 3 =) 12 or 13?
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Old 03-29-2016, 02:57 PM   #4
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E.g. my Broadsword skill is 19; with Weapon Bond is it 20. Is my parry (skill/2 + 3 =) 12 or 13?
Parry is based off skill, and Weapon Bond raises skill, while you're using that specific weapon, so your parry is 13.
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Old 03-29-2016, 07:26 PM   #5
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I've wondered in the past if it should affect Armoury rolls on the weapon (which doesn't come up much for swords, but possibly for modifying a Bonded firearm or beam weapon), assuming the owner with the perk is the one doing the work.
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Old 03-29-2016, 07:33 PM   #6
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Like Weapon Master it effects every skill used wither thats specific weapon.

Weapon Bond (Bastard sword "reaver")

It would help you with Two Handed Sword, and Broadsword, and Fast Draw(Two handed sword) whenever you use those skills with the bastard sword named reaver.
I would add Brawling for pommel-strikes to the mix as well.

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I've wondered in the past if it should affect Armoury rolls on the weapon (which doesn't come up much for swords, but possibly for modifying a Bonded firearm or beam weapon), assuming the owner with the perk is the one doing the work.
Absolutely, in my opinion. If you regularly do maintenance on that specific weapon then it makes a lot of sense that you're more comfortable working with it than with other weapons.
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Old 03-30-2016, 08:03 PM   #7
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I would add Brawling for pommel-strikes to the mix as well.
Yes if using the Bonded Weapon
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