Whirling Dervish

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Whirling Dervish
Available To Warriors, Rogues
Mnemonic [DERVISH]
Cost 40 Stamina
Roundtime 0
Requirements 30 Ranks of Multi Opponent Combat
Prerequisites None
Rank Square
1 4  
2
3 12

Whirling Dervish is a combat maneuver available to Warriors and Rogues.

Description

This is a Martial Stance. The combatant gains the ability to switch with relative ease between targets when making multiple melee attacks. When making a focused MSTRIKE or a two-weapon attack that slays the combatant's targeted creature foe, there is a chance to switch the remaining attacks to another foe in the room. This chance is 5% + 25% per rank.

Messaging

Activating:

You leap from hiding to attack!
You swing an ebony-hilted slender rolaren longsword at a snow madrinol!
  AS: +329 vs DS: +224 with AvD: +29 + d100 roll: +23 = +157
  ... and hit for 31 points of damage!
  Deep slash to the snow madrinol's neck severs an artery!
  The snow madrinol chokes to death on its own blood.
The snow madrinol flips onto its back, kicks several times and dies.

You deftly switch your ongoing attack towards a snow madrinol!

You swing a thin-bladed black parrying dagger at a snow madrinol!
  AS: +327 vs DS: +239 with AvD: +12 + d100 roll: +98 = +198
  ... and hit for 42 points of damage!
  Incredible shot clean through the throat severs the spine!
The snow madrinol flips onto its back, kicks several times and dies.
Roundtime: 6 sec.

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