On 28/07/2012 20:22, Saxum Caribetum wrote:
> On 28/07/2012 18:42, Andrew wrote:
>> Is the Paizo official word that they gain Exotic use and not just
>> proficiency with the Bastard Sword?
clearest explanation from the forums is the following:
Bastard Sword is listed in PFRPG Core book as an Exotic 1-Handed Weapon.
That is its type just as much as an Elven Curve Blade.
In the descriptive text, which does not define its type, the text says
that"A character can use a bastard sword two-handed as a martial
weapon". That's just a special rule like "can be used to trip".
Thus: Proficiency in Bastard Sword is always the Exotic Weapon Feat.
The special ability of the sword means that if instead you have Martial
Weapon Proficiency, then you can wield the sword two-handed and used the
special ability of the sword instead.
(A Medium or Heavy 1H weapon can be wielded 2H)
not official, but quoting clearly directly from the core rules.
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