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| Activating Verb
| Stamina Cost
|| Right leg, and left leg
| Offensive Gear
|| Right hand
|| A two-handed polearm or staff with at least 15 ranks in the relevant skill. Training in Polearms (for polearms) or Two-Handed Weapons (for staves) is recommended.
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| Available To
- This article is about the combat maneuver. For the verb, see TRIP (verb).
Attempt to trip your opponent with a polearm or staff.
Maneuver a target, dealing moderate unbalance damage to the legs. Applies Vulnerable for (15 + (Rank * 5)) seconds and Staggered for (Success Margin / 7) seconds.
Creatures that use this maneuver
[Roll result: 166 (open d100: 128)]
With a fluid whirl, a deranged sentry plants a pearlescent abalone-hafted halberd firmly into the ground near you and jerks the weapon sharply sideways.
Your feet are suddenly swept from under you!
Roundtime: 9 sec.
... 7 points of damage!
Torn muscle in your left leg!