Unarmed attack factor

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The Unarmed attack factor (UAF) is a measure of an attacker's strength and it is one of the elements that make up the unarmed combat system's (UCS) combat resolution formula. Its function is similar to Attack Strength in AS/DS combat.

Unarmed Attack Factor (UAF) Formula

(Brawling Ranks × 2) + trunc(CM Ranks ÷ 2) + trunc(STR bonus ÷ 2) + trunc(AGI bonus ÷ 2) + (glove or boot enchant bonus) + trunc(Avg held weapon enchant bonus ÷ 2)

Notes:

  • The UAF is not affected by stance.
  • Weapon enchant bonus/es are first averaged and then divided by 2.

Calculating Weapon Enchant Bonus

Only UCS compatible brawling weapons will add a bonus to the UAF.

1. Example with one weapon (+25 enchant bonus):

trunc(25 ÷ 2) = +12 UAF bonus

2. Example with two weapons (weapon1 +10 enchant bonus | weapon2 +15 enchant bonus):

Average enchant bonus: trunc(10 + 15) ÷ 2 = +12

trunc(10 ÷ 2) = +6 UAF bonus

3. Example with Strength (509), Dragonclaw (1209), 4x handwraps and 4x UCS brawling weapon

Strength: +15
Dragonclaw: +10
4x handwraps: +20
4x UCS weapon: +10 (20 ÷ 2)

Total bonus added to UAF: +55 (15 + 10 + 20 + 10)

Other UAF Modifiers

Generally, most spells, skills, enhancives, society signs/sigils/symbols etc. that increase/decrease attack strength (AS) will also increase/decrease UAF values. The major difference between AS and UAF is stance. Stance can significantly modify a combatant's attack strength but does not affect the unarmed attack factor.

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