Fencing is a Melee Combat Skill, that uses weapons that consist of a "piercing/jabbing" action.
The damage for most fencing weapons is calculated predominately with few dice where as Swordsmanship is predominately calculated with more dice (2-3). Thus fencing has a more varied damage distribution.
- The weapons can be poisoned.
- Has the fastest and highest DOT (damage over time) 2-handed weapon (Short Spear).
- No stamina drain bonus attack that Mace Fighting has.
- Not the hardest hitting weapon class.
- Short Spear: The fastest hitting 2-h weapon, also has the highest DOT for 2-handed weapon
- Spear: A little slower than the short spear, yet has the potential to hit a little harder
- Kryss: The fastest and highest DOT single handed fencing weapon.
- War Fork: A fast and high damage single handed weapon