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Sword of Life Stealing

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The Sword of Life Stealing is a very rare +2 Shortsword that deals an extra 10 Necrotic damage on a critical hit, and heals the wielder for the same amount.

Description Icon.png

Folded into the steel of this menacing weapon is an alloy of enchanted metal. It waits like a leech in thick swamp water, awaiting a victim to taste, awaiting a chance to restore your heartiness and inflict suffering on your foes.


D6 Piercing.png 1d6 + 2 (3~8) + Strength or Dexterity modifier Damage TypesPiercing damage
Shortswords Shortswords
Rarity: Very Rare
Enchantment: + 2
Finesse Finesse
Light (weapon property) Light
Dippable Dippable
 Melee: 1.5 m / 5  ft
 Weight: 0.9 kg / 1.8 lb
Price: 480 gp / 1550 gpHHonour
UID MAG_PHB_OfLifestealing_Shortsword
UUID 2b5243b8-658e-4ff2-bccf-0f39e5c53f3e


The holder of this item gains:

Weapon actions

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

Piercing Strike Piercing Strike ()

Stab an enemy and possibly inflict Gaping Wounds Gaping Wounds.

Flourish Flourish ()

Feint an attack to possibly throw your opponent Off Balance Off Balance.

Where to find

Sold by Dammon at the Last Light Inn in Chapter Two.


  • The Life Stealing Critical passive is coded to only function when Sword of Life Stealing crits, even though the description appears to say it functions off any critical hit.

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