The Knife In The Dark

“There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife.” - Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

A 1 Gift Melee Power used by Benny Scappetti, created by BobDylan530.

Description

Benny is adept at striking from the shadows. His stealthy attacks are silent, quick, and deadly.

System Passive

Passive, always in effect. Attacks with melee weapons will do +2 more damage, and the target's Armor is Reduced to 1/2, rounded up. Only works for attacks made from the cover of darkness. If you kill or stun a target with your attack, they will make no sound for the next round. You can move your full sprint distance and attack with your weapon in the same round.


Enhancements

  • Assassin (If you Stun or kill someone with a melee weapon, they cannot make a sound, even incidentally, for a single Round.)

Drawbacks

  • Conditional (Only usable when a certain condition is met. This condition must be severe enough that the Power is unusable the majority of the time.)
    • Condition - Must be in shadow or darkness

Parameters

Armor Effectiveness: 1 ( Reduced to 1/2, rounded up ) Additional Damage: 2 ( +2 )

Edit History

- May 2, 2021, 6:25 p.m. - Revision Cost: 1. Removed Enhancement: Fancy Footwork, Removed Drawback: Supernatural

April 25, 2021, 4:43 p.m. - Revision Cost: 1. Parameter Additional Damage changed from 3 to 2.

April 25, 2021, 4:42 p.m. - Improvement Cost: 2. Removed Drawback: Specialist, Parameter Additional Damage changed from 2 to 3.

Feb. 15, 2021, 4:18 p.m. - Revision Cost: 0. Added Enhancement: Fancy Footwork, Added Drawback: Conditional

Jan. 26, 2021, 7:03 p.m. - Improvement Cost: 0. Removed Drawback: Conditional

Jan. 26, 2021, 7:01 p.m. - Adjustment Cost: -1. Text field change

Dec. 9, 2020, 3:38 p.m. - Revision Cost: -1. Removed Enhancement: Fancy Footwork, Parameter Additional Damage changed from 1 to 2.

June 14, 2020, 5:08 p.m. - Adjustment Cost: -1. Text field change

June 14, 2020, 4:50 p.m. - Revision Cost: -1. Added Drawback: Supernatural, Parameter Additional Damage changed from 0 to 1.

Dec. 15, 2017, 4:58 p.m. - Revision Cost: -1.

Oct. 16, 2017, 3:19 a.m. - Revision Cost: -1.

Oct. 15, 2017, 12:38 p.m. - New Cost: -1. None