Shortswords

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Shortswords Shortswords are a type of one-handed martial melee weapon. Following are some base attributes common to most shortswords, although special or magical variants may be significantly different. For the most common, nonmagical type of this weapon, see Shortsword. Further down below, you can find a list of all shortswords in the game.

Properties

Damage
Details
 One-Handed
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft
Finesse Finesse
Light (weapon property) Light
Dippable Dippable

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 Wounds Gaping Wounds.

List of shortswords

Weapon Enchant. Damage Damage Type Weight Price Special


Githyanki Shortsword

1d6

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

16


Practice Sword

1d6

Bludgeoning

0.6 kg
1.2 lb

1


Rusty Shortsword

1d6

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

2


Trepan

1d6

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

16


Chessa's Practice Sword

1d4

Bludgeoning

0.6 kg
1.2 lb

1


Harper Blade

1d6

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

16


Kass' Practice Sword

1d4

Bludgeoning

0.6 kg
1.2 lb

1


Shortsword

1d6

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

16


Shortsword (Yurgir)

2d4

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

16

Not usable by humanoids.


Assassin's Shortsword

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

65


Githyanki Shortsword (+1)

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

40


Render of Mind and Body

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

65


Shadow Blade (weapon)

2d8

Psychic

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

65


Shortsword +1

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

40


Shortsword of First Blood

1d6

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

65


Steelforged Sword

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

60


Trepan (+1)

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

16

  • Trephination Trephination ()

    Make a burr hole into an enemy's skull and possible knock them Prone Prone.


Ambusher

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

190


Fleshrender

+2

1d6 + 2

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

190

  • Part the Flesh Part the Flesh ()

    Thrust forward with diabolical precision, possibly stymying your target's ability to heal.


Shortsword +2

+2

1d6 + 2

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

95


Slicing Shortsword

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

190


Sword of Clutching Umbra

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

190

  • Shadowsoaked Blow Shadowsoaked Blow ()

    Strike an enemy, adding your proficiency bonus to the damage. Moreover, if the attack hits, it deals an additional 1d6Damage TypesPsychic damage. This attack doesn't break concealment.


The Baneful

+1

1d6 + 1

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

190


Knife of the Undermountain King

+2

1d6 + 2

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

480


Sword of Life Stealing

+2

1d6 + 2

Piercing

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

480


Crimson Mischief

+2

1d6 + 2
1d4

Piercing
Necrotic

0.9 kg
1.8 lb

640

Main Hand Only

Off-Hand Only

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