Telekinetic Swordsage The flying sword dances again.

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You possess a supernatural mastery of melee weapons.
Used by Gideon Lockhart, Created by leonvanderblight.

An entirely new, and elegant form of blade dancing. Through controlling the sword with his mind and years of assassin training Gideon has inadvertently created a new school of sword fighting. Unfortunately, it's not exactly like anyone else could ever practice it. Though given it has been further enhanced by a gift it's perhaps not surprising that this school will never spread beyond its initial practioner.


You gain the following benefits as long as Gideon is wielding a weapon controlled via telekinesis.

Your attacks with melee weapons do +2 additional Damage to any targets you hit. Armor is fully effective against this damage.

You also gain the following effects:

  • Assassin: If your attack kills or stuns someone, they cannot make a sound, even incidentally, for a single Round.
  • Bullet Parry: You may use melee weapons to Defend against projectiles.


Community Melee Mastery Gifts

Based on the legend of King Arthur's legendary receiving of Excalibur from the Lady of The Lake.

You gain the following benefits as long as you are engaged in combat with melee weapons.

Your attacks with melee weapons deal +3 Bonus Damage. Armor is fully effective against this damage.

  • Reminder: Bonus Damage stacks with Weapon Damage, but does not stack with any other Bonus Damage. Instead, the highest Bonus Damage is used.

You gain the following benefits as long as you are engaged in combat with Swords.

+2 dice to all rolls with Swords. You may Defend against firearm attacks from any range using Swords.

You also gain the following effects:

  • Assassin: If your attack Injures your target, they cannot make a sound, even incidentally, for a single Round. Even the sound of their body and equipment dropping to the ground is silenced.
  • Point Control: Called Shots that you attempt only require a Contested Outcome of 2 for small targets and 4 for tiny targets.
  • Dismember: If one of your attacks causes a Battle Scar, you may choose for it to be some form of dismemberment, depending on the Severity of the Injury you caused.
  • Sheathing the Sword: When you would Clash with an opponent, before the dice are rolled, you may opt to have both sides deal full damage. If you do, your attack roll is at -2 Difficulty.

You gain the following benefits at all times.

Any Injury you receive heals quickly, reducing its Severity by one level each day, starting once it becomes stabilized. Battle Scars caused by your Injuries will remain.

Possession of this Power grants the following Battle Scar: This character's skin is populated by strange black stains. These stains move at their own will as if they were live beings underneath this character's skin..

You gain the following benefits as long as you are engaged in combat with A bladed weapon.

Your attacks with A bladed weapon deal +1 Bonus Damage. Armor is fully effective against this damage.

Possession of this Power grants the following Trauma at all times: If he does not have a sword or know where it is. He will actively seek it out, or leave the contract all together to forge a new one..

You also gain the following effects:

  • Bullet Parry: You may React to and Defend against firearms and other projectiles with A bladed weapon.
  • Dismember: If one of your attacks causes a Battle Scar, you may choose for it to be some form of dismemberment, depending on the Severity of the Injury you caused.
  • Fancy Footwork: You may move your full Dash distance and attack with your Melee weapon in the same Round without penalty. You may also split your movement before and after your attack.

  • Reminder: Bonus Damage stacks with Weapon Damage, but does not stack with any other Bonus Damage. Instead, the highest Bonus Damage is used.

You gain the following benefits as long as you are engaged in combat with Samurai Swords.

+2 dice to all rolls with Samurai Swords. You may Defend against firearm attacks from any range using Samurai Swords.

You also gain the following effects:

  • Point Control: Called Shots that you attempt only require a Contested Outcome of 2 for small targets and 4 for tiny targets.
  • Finesse: You may limit the Severity of any Injury you inflict or determine a maximum Wound Level to inflict on the target, including Incapacitated. You may also choose to make this Injury properly or improperly stabilized, or to keep it unstabilized.

  • Reminder: Bonus Damage stacks with Weapon Damage, but does not stack with any other Bonus Damage. Instead, the highest Bonus Damage is used.

Stock Melee Mastery Gifts

You gain the following benefits as long as you are engaged in combat with melee ninja weapons.

+2 dice to all rolls with melee ninja weapons. You may Defend against firearm attacks from any range using melee ninja weapons.

You also gain the following effects:

  • Assassin: If your attack Injures your target, they cannot make a sound, even incidentally, for a single Round. Even the sound of their body and equipment dropping to the ground is silenced.
  • Falling Crane Strike: If you move and then make a successful attack against a target closer than the full distance you could have moved, you may choose to travel the excess movement in a straight line beyond the target.