Rapier

Martial One-Handed Melee

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Description

A rapier is a slender, sharply pointed sword, ideally used for thrusting attacks.

Cost: 20 gp

Damage

  • Small: 1d4
  • Medium: 1d6
  • Large: 1d8

Critical: 18-20/x2

Range: Melee

Weight: 2 lb

Damage Type: Bludgeoning Piercing Slashing

Special

Benefit — You can use the Weapon Finesse feat to apply your Dexterity modifier instead of your Strength modifier to attack rolls with a rapier sized for you, even though it isn't a light weapon.

Drawback — You can't wield a rapier in two hands in order to apply 1-1/2 times your Strength bonus to damage.

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