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Skill: parry Lvl 4 Warr (21%)
Parry is a warrior skill used to deflect an opponents' blow with your weapon.
In order to parry you must be wielding a weapon. It is a passive skill,
which means that it is always active if you are wielding a weapon. While
most weapons and unarmed attacks can be parried, non-solid attacks such as
blasts, zaps and spits cannot.
Parrying with a weapon varies in effectiveness depending on the type of
weapon, and whether or not a shield is used. Using a two handed weapon
is the most effective, however while using such a two handed weapon you
will be unable to use a shield to block attacks.
Using a two-handed weapon, or dual wielding two weapons, is about 70%
as effective at blocking attacks with a two handed shield. Two handed
weapons and dual wielded weapons also have a higher minimum chance of
parrying attacks, similar to blocking with a two handed shield.
Using a one handed weapon without a shield is about half as effective
as using a two handed weapon.
Using a one handed weapon with a one handed shield has a little less
than half effectiveness, making the combination about 80-90% as
effective as using a two handed shield.
It is highly recommended that all players learn this skill at some point.
Even if you have a low dexterity, or a low warrior level, parry can still
serve to protect your character from a sizable percentage of attacks.