Re: poor defense on atttacks
- Close combat skills like Fists and Weapons can typically be used for defense as well as offense. If they gave them a high skill level to represent their offensive capability, they might mean that their close combat defense skill is not as good. So while a fighter with a sword and Weapons skill 4 has attack 4 and defense 4, that creature might have attack 4 and defense 2...
--- In FateRPG@yahoogroups.com, Douglas Laedtke <douglaedtke@...> wrote:
> I am certainly no Strands guru, but I would *guess* it would mean that when the
> creature uses that attack, they are more vulnerable? Maybe if attacking with
> claw or fang, their victim can tag "poor defense" to get a smack 'em since
> they're so up-close-and-personal? Dunno. Just a thought.
> From: Ricky Hunt <hunt59@...>
> To: FateRPG@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Wed, February 29, 2012 6:50:26 PM
> Subject: [FateRPG] poor defense on atttacks
> Several creatures in the Strands of Fate books have "poor defense" aspects for
> some of their attacks. I can't for the life of me figure out when that would be
> invoked. Since most of the attacks are bites and claws, it might be that the
> creatures has poor defenses when they attack with that form. Could it mean that
> the defender has poorer defenses against that attack? I have searched the pdf
> multiple times, but there appears to be no explanation.