Deflection Training is a passive shield specialization that allows you to redirect ranged missile or thrown attacks after successfully blocking them in a forward or greater stance. The attack may be redirected to any enemy in the same room, even the initial attacker.
- Rank 1:35% chance to redirect
- Rank 2:55% chance to redirect
- Rank 3:75% chance to redirect
A triton combatant throws a seaweed-wound rusted steel hatchet at you! At the last moment, you block the missile with your pavis! You manage to block with the exact angle needed to deflect the attack right back at the triton combatant! AS: +404 vs DS: +43 with AvD: +23 + d100 roll: +19 = +403 ... and hits for 90 points of damage! Slashing blow to chest knocks the triton combatant back a few paces! Momentum carries a seaweed-wound rusted steel hatchet past a triton combatant to land nearby. The rusted steel hatchet flies past you, disappearing into the local environs.
Ranged back at the shooter:
A Grimswarm giant ranger removes a plain wooden arrow from in her quiver. A Grimswarm giant ranger fires a plain wooden arrow at you! In the nick of time, you interpose your black mithril pavis between yourself and the missile! You manage to block with the exact angle needed to deflect the attack toward a Grimswarm giant ranger! AS: +536 vs DS: +337 with AvD: +24 + d100 roll: +87 = +310 ... and hits for 82 points of damage! Elbow punctured, oh what pain! The giant ranger is stunned! The guiding force leaves a Grimswarm giant ranger. The wooden arrow breaks apart and crumbles away.
Ranged at another creature:
A Grimswarm giant ranger cocks her heavy crossbow and loads it with a wooden heavy crossbow bolt. A Grimswarm giant ranger fires a wooden heavy crossbow bolt at you! You skillfully block the missile with your pavis! You manage to block with the exact angle needed to deflect the attack toward a Grimswarm giant soldier! AS: +446 vs DS: +253 with AvD: +22 + d100 roll: +23 = +238 ... and hits for 29 points of damage! Minor puncture to the back. The heavy crossbow bolt breaks apart and crumbles away.