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Combat Tables

Missile Difficulty to Hit
Range (yards)
Weapon 5 7 10 15 20 25 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 125 150 175 200 250
Axe 8 10 12 17 24
Club 8 10 12 16 21 24
Dagger 8 10 12 14 17 22 24
Spear 7 8 10 13 15 18 20 22 24
Sling 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 15 17 20 24
Short bow 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 18 20 22 24
Longbow 5 5 6 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 18 20 22 24

Average Damage per Weapon
Weapon Damage Relevant Skill
Truncheon 2 Club
Club 3 Club
Mace 4 Club
Knife 3 Knife
Staff 4 Staff
Foil 3 Fencing
Estoc 4 Fencing
Rapier 5 Fencing
Short sword 4 Swordsmanship
Sabre 5 Swordsmanship
Broadsword 6 Swordsmanship
Bastard sword 7 Swordsmanship
Great sword 8 Swordsmanship
Spear 6 Spear
Lance 7 Lance
Hand axe 4 Battle axe
Battle axe 7 Battle axe
Pole axe 7 Pole arm
Halberd 8 Pole arm
Lance charge 10 Lance
Sling stone 4 Sling
Flight arrow 3 Archery
Target arrow 4 Archery
Bodkin arrow 6 Archery
Broadhead 8 Archery
Combat Modifiers
Situation Modifier
Burdened -1 or -2
Pole arm against horse +2
Weapon mismatch +/-
Defending only +3
At opponent's side +1
Behind opponent +4
Each extra attacker -2
Missile Modifier
Aimed shot +2
Stationary target +2
Cover -1 to -5
Flight arrow -0
Target arrow -1
Bodkin arrow -3
Broadhead arrow -4
Location Hit
Melee Roll
Right Leg 1-13
Left Leg 14-26
Abdomen 27-41
Chest 42-59
Sword Arm 60-77
Shield Arm 78-95
Head 96-00
Missile Roll
Right Leg 1-17
Left Leg 18-34
Abdomen 35-44
Chest 45-65
Sword Arm 66-80
Shield Arm 81-95
Head 96-00
Armour Effectiveness
Armour Type Absorbs Mod Covers
Leather 1 0 Any location
Scale 2 -1 Not head
Chain 3 -1 Any location
Superior Chain 4 -1 Any location
Helm 3 0 Head only
Small shield 3 0 Shield arm, one other
Large shield 4 -1 Shield arm, two other

Wound Damage
Weapon
Average
Actual Damage Caused
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
1 1-26 27-63 64-99 100
2 1-14 15-32 33-61 62-86 87-99 100
3 1-8 9-18 19-35 36-58 59-80 81-95 96-99 100
4 1-5 6-11 12-21 22-37 38-57 58-76 77-93 94-98 99 100
5 1-3 4-7 8-13 14-24 25-38 39-56 57-73 74-88 89-96 97-99 100
6 1-2 3-4 5-8 9-15 16-26 27-39 40-55 56-71 72-85 86-95 96-98 99 100
7 1 2-3 4-5 6-10 11-17 18-27 28-40 41-55 56-70 71-83 84-92 93-97 98-99 100
8 1 2 3 4-6 7-11 12-18 19-28 29-41 42-55 56-69 70-81 82-90 91-96 97-99 100
9 1 2 3 4 5-7 8-12 13-20 21-29 30-41 42-54 55-68 69-79 80-88 89-95 96-98 99 100
10 1 2 3 4 5 6-8 9-14 15-21 22-30 31-42 43-54 55-67 68-78 79-87 88-93 94-97 98-99 100
11 1 2 3 4 5 6 7-9 10-15 16-22 23-31 32-42 43-54 55-66 67-77 78-86 87-92 93-96 97-98 99 100
12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8-10 11-16 17-23 24-32 33-42 43-54 55-65 66-76 77-84 85-91 92-95 96-98 99-00

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© Tina Monk and Chris Carrigan, November 1996. Version 4.0. ChrisandTina@wayland.demon.co.uk
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