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.
The average aptitude of all species, excluding coloured draconian, is 0.296.
List of Short Blades
|Name||Dam||Hit||Speed||Str weight||Skill||Hands||Size||Missile||Throw||Dam Type||Prob|
|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|
The Captain's Cutlass is a unique short blade that deals slicing damage.
- 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.
|Melee||Short Blades • Long Blades • Axes • Maces & Flails • Polearms • Staves • Unarmed Combat|
|Ranged||Bows • Crossbows • Throwing • Slings|
|Physical||Fighting • Armour • Dodging • Stealth • Shields|
|Magical||Spellcasting • Invocations • Evocations|
|Spell Schools||Air • Charms • Conjurations • Earth • Fire • Hexes • Ice • Necromancy • Poison • Summoning • Translocations • Transmutations|