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The '''Short Blades''' skill denotes how adept your character is at using daggers and short swords. Although these weapons have the lowest base damage in the game, you can attack especially fast with them, and they do obscene amounts of damage when used for [[stabbing]]. This skill [[crosstrain]]s with the [[Long Blades]] skill.  
 
The '''Short Blades''' skill denotes how adept your character is at using daggers and short swords. Although these weapons have the lowest base damage in the game, you can attack especially fast with them, and they do obscene amounts of damage when used for [[stabbing]]. This skill [[crosstrain]]s with the [[Long Blades]] skill.  
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==Short Blades Aptitudes==
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{{#invoke:Apt|skill_table|Short Blades}}
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==List of Short Blades==
  
 
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The [[Captain's Cutlass]] is a unique short blade that deals slicing damage.
 
The [[Captain's Cutlass]] is a unique short blade that deals slicing damage.
  
==Retired Short Blades==
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==History==
*[[Cutlass]] (retired in [[0.16]])
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*In [[0.16]], [[cutlass]] was renamed to rapier. Short sword and rapier damage type was changed from slicing to piercing.
*[[Sabre]] (retired in [[0.14]])
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*In [[0.14]], [[sabre]] was renamed to cutlass.
*[[Knife]] (retired in [[0.9]])
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*In [[0.9]], [[knife]] was removed.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
*[[weapon#Short Blades|List of short blades]]
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*[[Melee weapon#Short Blades|List of short blades]]
 
*[[Species#Melee_.26_Ranged_Combat|Table of species aptitudes]]
 
*[[Species#Melee_.26_Ranged_Combat|Table of species aptitudes]]
 
*[[Weapon_selection#Short_Blades|Short blades selection strategy]]
 
*[[Weapon_selection#Short_Blades|Short blades selection strategy]]

Revision as of 10:41, 14 January 2016

Version 0.17: This article may not be up to date for the latest stable release of Crawl.


The Short Blades skill denotes how adept your character is at using daggers and short swords. Although these weapons have the lowest base damage in the game, you can attack especially fast with them, and they do obscene amounts of damage when used for stabbing. This skill crosstrains with the Long Blades skill.

Short Blades Aptitudes

Ba Ce DD DE Dg Ds Dr Fe Fo Gr Gh Gn Ha HO Hu Ko Mf Mi Mu Na Op Og Pa Sp Te Tr Vp VS
1 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 0 N/A 0 -1 -1 8 2 0 0 3 2 1 -2 0 0 -1 0 1 1 -2 1 -1

List of Short Blades

Name Dam Hit Speed Str weight Skill Hands Size Missile Throw Dam Type Prob
Dagger 4 +6 10 10% Short Blades One Little None No Piercing 10
Quick blade 5 +6 7 0% Short Blades One Little None No Piercing 2
Short sword 6 +4 11 20% Short Blades One Small None No Piercing 10
Rapier 7 +4 12 20% Short Blades One Small None No Piercing 10

The Captain's Cutlass is a unique short blade that deals slicing damage.

History

  • In 0.16, cutlass was renamed to rapier. Short sword and rapier damage type was changed from slicing to piercing.
  • In 0.14, sabre was renamed to cutlass.
  • In 0.9, knife was removed.

See Also

Skills
Melee Short BladesLong BladesAxesMaces & FlailsPolearmsStavesUnarmed Combat
Ranged BowsCrossbowsThrowingSlings
Physical FightingArmourDodgingStealthShields
Magical SpellcastingInvocationsEvocations
Spell Schools AirCharmsConjurationsEarthFireHexesIceNecromancyPoisonSummoningTranslocationsTransmutations