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The ATTACK verb and its synonym, KILL, is the primary verb to use when attacking another creature. This initiates the resolution of your character's attack against a foe in the combat resolution system.
- General verb help information
>help attack No help files matching that entry were found. >help kill No help files matching that entry were found.
- Attack (or kill) a creature - this example shows Two Weapon combat
>attack You slash with a tiger-claw at a lesser orc! Amazingly, the lesser orc manages to parry the attack with his broadsword! You swing with a fist-scythe at a lesser orc! AS: +109 vs DS: +44 with AvD: +39 + d100 roll: +70 = +174 ... and hit for 20 points of damage! Wild slash scratches the back of the lesser orc's hand. Roundtime: 5 sec.
- All weapon types and bolt / ball spells look similar.