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Monastic Tradition: The Way of No-Sword


The Way of No-Sword is a monastic tradition specializing in disabling and disarming opponents.

This product is also part of the second printing of the Lost Tome of Ancient Archetypes, by Adam Frank. A special thanks goes out to Devin Day for brainstorming, collaboration, and playtesting!

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JayJay T March 10, 2019 11:05 am UTC
i haven't played it or ever played dnd, but i have read the books a lot and am very interested so:
1. Incapacitating strike is just a stronger stunning strike but 2 levels earlier.
2. Disarmament is pretty much a Deflect missiles but for melee and 3 levels later (I'm ok with that)
3. Specialty: Seems ok but is maybe a little underpowered if you only get to choose one since other subclasses (way of the drunken master; way of the kensei) also add a lot of different abilities with a similar versatility at once
4. paralyzing strike is good but, since incapacitating is a thing, it feels a little redundant
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August 01, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on August 01, 2016.