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WHY MUST IT REQUIRE 13 DEX
I wish there were more flat head swords in this series. They look so unique
"Greatsword of a debauched executioner used for beheadings." "Deals Strike damage" hmm...hmmmmmmm....
"BUT YOU CAN'T USE WA YOU ARE NO MAGE YOU SHOULD BE OUT OF FP THIS ISNT HOW YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO PLAY THE GAME!!11!11!" "ahah sword goes woosh woosh"
The only assumption i can make for why a greatsword made for beheadings deals strike damage is that the sword has been dulled over time from countless beheadings, but then wouldn't it be also terribly stained with blood?
An executioner would wash the blade after every beheading, which would also further its erosion. Water will eat just about anything if you leave it long enough.
one of the best weapons against shields imo, breaks normal shields in 1 hit and greatshields in either 2 or 3 + most people think it's a normal sword when they see it in pvp