Halfsword Overhead

A Halfsword Overhead is an overhead thrusting attack that allows the attacker overhead user to stab down into the neck or upper chest area and attempt to pry his blade into an opponent's unarmored areas, or just make a stab attack from above to avoid a shield. Functionally, this allows a thrust attack to be made overhead style. Attacks made this way are treated as a thrust attack (so there's no bonus for weighted) but get a momentum bonus from the weapon's heft. If the attacker has soft armor, a successful Halfsword Overhead resolves into a successful Hook Grab with a Hooked 1 weapon, if the attacker has hard armor, a successful Halfsword Overhead resolves into a Hooked 3 weapon. All normal bonuses and penalties still apply for armor types vs grab attacks.

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