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Ambusher is a rare +1 Shortsword that grants the wielder bonuses to Initiative and Advantage on Perception checks and deals extra Necrotic damage on creatures that haven't taken a turn yet.

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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.


D6 Piercing.png 1d6 + 1 (2~7) + Strength or Dexterity modifier Damage TypesPiercing damage
Shortswords Shortswords
Rarity: Rare
Enchantment: + 1
Finesse Finesse
Light (weapon property) Light
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft
 Weight: 0.9 kg / 1.8 lb
Price: 190 gp / 920 gpHHonour
UID MAG_Generic_01_Shortsword_1
UUID 7a96f6cc-c6bb-4caf-a1ab-a86af3fa21a5


The holder of this item gains:

Weapon actions

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 Wounds 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.