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Ambusher is a rare, lightly enchanted (+1) special variant of the Shortswords family of weapons. It is a simple melee weapon wielded in one hand. As a finesse weapon, it can benefit from the wielder's Dexterity and not just their Strength. It's a light weapon that anyone can dual-wield without special training.

This blade is one of a few rare swords wielded by the Eucalyptus League, a group of fabulously wealthy courtesans who owned a great deal of Luskan's bazaars.


  • Damage:
  • D6 Piercing.png 1d6 + 1 (2~7) + Strength or Dexterity modifier Damage Types Piercing damage
  • Details:
  • Shortswords Shortswords
  • Rarity: Rare
  • Enchantment: + 1
  •  One-Handed
  • Finesse Finesse
  • Light (weapon property) Light
  • Melee: 1.5 m / 5 ft
  • Weight: 0.9 kg / 1.9 lb
  • Price: 190 gp / 920 gpHHonour
  • UID MAG_Generic_01_Shortsword_1
    UUID 7a96f6cc-c6bb-4caf-a1ab-a86af3fa21a5

Special[edit source]

The holder of this item gains:

Weapon actions[edit source]

Proficiency Icon.png If you have proficiency, equip in main hand to gain:

Flourish Flourish ()
Feint an attack to possibly throw your opponent Off Balance Off Balance.
Piercing Strike Piercing Strike ()
Stab an enemy and possibly inflict Gaping WoundsGaping Wounds. Undead and Constructs can't suffer Gaping Wounds.

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  • The Ambusher's Streak property of this weapon also applies to all the wielder's weapon attacks, including ranged attacks and off-hand attacks.