Daggerfall: Short Blade

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Short Blade governs the ability to hit a target with daggers, shortswords, tantos, and wakizashis, adding skill % to hit chance. Contrary to the descriptions found in-game and in the game manual, Short Blade does not increase damage inflicted upon a target. Your Short Blade skill is automatically checked whenever you attack an opponent using a dagger, shortsword, tanto, or wakizashi.

Short Blade's governing attribute is Agility.


"Short Blade is a skill checked whenever one attempts to strike a target with a short-bladed stabbing weapon such as daggers and tantos, to determine the aim and damage possible in a strike."


The following classes have Short Blade as a skill:


The following factions have Short Blade as a required skill:


Short Blade training is offered by the following factions: