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Overview Edit

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Broad Sword is one of the powersets. It is a Scrapper primary power set in City of Heroes.

Wield a Broad Sword and master a variety of powerful lethal attacks. Slower than a Katana, the Broad Sword's weight strikes with more force and damage. The broad sword can reduce an enemy's defense, allowing other attacks to hit more reliably. The broad sword is a powerful melee weapon that has a bonus to accuracy. Like all scrapper powers, all broad sword attacks can sometimes land a critical hit for double damage.

Power Tables Edit

Scrapper Edit

The Broad Sword powerset is available as a primary set for Scrappers. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
Sword Hack Hack 1 Melee, High Damage(Lethal), Foe: -Defense
Sword Slash Slash 1 Melee, Moderate Damage(Lethal), Foe: -Defense
Sword Slice Slice 2 Melee (Cone), Moderate Damage(Lethal), Foe: -Defense
Sword BuildUp Build Up 6 Self +Damage, +Accuracy
Sword Parry Parry 8 Melee, Minor Damage(Lethal), Self: +Defense(Melee,Lethal)
Sword Taunt Confront 12 Ranged, Foe: Taunt
Sword WhirlingSword Whirling Sword 18 Point Blank Area of Effect Melee, Moderate Damage(Lethal), Foe: -Defense
Sword Disembowel Disembowel 26 Melee, Superior Damage(Lethal), Foe: Knockup, -Defense
Sword HeadSplitter Head Splitter 32 Melee, Extreme Damage(Lethal), Foe: Knockback, -Defense

Powers Edit

The following are powers in the Broad Sword powerset.

Sword BuildUp Build Up Edit

Greatly increases the amount of damage you deal for a few seconds, as well as slightly increasing your accuracy.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 6 (Scrapper)
Effects Self +Damage, +Accuracy
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs Enhance ToHit Buff

Sword Taunt Confront Edit

Challenges a foe to attack you. Useful to pull a villain off an ally who finds himself in over his head.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 12 (Scrapper)
Effects Ranged, Foe: Taunt
Enhancements TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Range Enhance Range
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy

Sword Disembowel Disembowel Edit

You perform a powerful Disemboweling maneuver that deals a great amount of damage, and can knock a target up into the air. This attack can reduce a target's defense, making him easier to hit.

Damage Superior Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 26 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee, Foe: Knockup, -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Melee Damage

Sword Hack Hack Edit

You Hack your opponent for a high amount of damage. This attack can reduce a target's defense, making him easier to hit.

Damage High Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 1 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee, Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Melee Damage

Sword HeadSplitter Head Splitter Edit

You perform a devastating Head Splitter attack that deals a massive amount of damage and can even knock a foe down to the ground and reduce it's defense. This attack has an exceptionally good critical hit capability, better than other broadsword attacks, that can sometimes deal double damage. The power of this attack can actually extend a short distance through multiple foes.

Damage Extreme Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 32 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee, Foe: Knockback, -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage PBAoE Damage

Sword Parry Parry Edit

You can use this power to Parry incoming melee attacks. The parry itself does minor damage, but every successful hit will increase your defense against melee and lethal attacks for a short while.

Damage Minor Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 8 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee
Self: +Defense(Melee,Lethal)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense Buff Enhance Defense Buff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Defense Buff Defense
IO Damage Melee Damage

Sword Slash Slash Edit

You perform a quick Slash that can reduce a target's defense, making him easier to hit. This attack causes moderate damage, but has a quick recharge time.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 1 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee, Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage Melee Damage

Sword Slice Slice Edit

You slice your sword in a wide arc, attacking all enemies in front of you. Slice does less damage than slash, but can hit multiple foes and reduces their defense.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 2 (Scrapper)
Effects Melee (Cone), Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage PBAoE Damage

Sword WhirlingSword Whirling Sword Edit

You perform a Whirling Sword maneuver, attacking all foes in melee range. This attack wounds your opponents, causing them to take minor damage over time and reduces their defense.

Damage Moderate Damage(Lethal)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon scrapper 18 (Scrapper)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect Melee
Foe: -Defense
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense DeBuff Enhance Defense Debuff
TO Training Accuracy Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage PBAoE Damage

See Also Edit

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