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Old 12-05-2008, 12:40 AM   #4
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Default Re: Dual-Wield Question

If you're willing to reduce effective Reach to 1, and accept -2 to damage, and are specifically attacking two adjacent foes, I would allow any long weapon to use the more favorable Dual-Weapon Attack penalty (-4) instead of that for Rapid Strike (-6). We allow this for the qian kun ri yue dao and three-part staff in Martial Arts. But do note the three conditions you must accept for that relative +2 to hit. If you did a Rapid Strike, you could hit any one or two targets within full reach for full damage. I can't think of many situations where that wouldn't be superior, unless you have really low skill.
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