Campaign of the Month: February 2013
L5R Changing History
Hida Defender (Bushi)
Art of Duel
Ring/Trait: Earth 4, Agility 4, Intelligence 3
Skills: Etiquette: 2, Iaijutsu 2, Kenjutsu (Katana) 4, Lore: Bushido 4
Other: Cannot have the Disadvantages Coward or Lame
RANK 1: DICTATING TE[RMS
During the Challenge phase of an Iaijutsu duel, you may choose to Focus on your opponent’s Willpower instead of his Agility, Reflexes or Void. You may use your Kenjutsu Skill in place of your Iaijutsu Skill for all rolls involved in resolving the duel.
In addition, you may substitute any one weapon Skill for your Kenjutsu Skill when using a katana.
RANK 2: WARRIOR Of EARTH
In the Strike phase of an iaijutsu duel, you may substitute either your Willpower or Strength for your Reflexes when rolling to resolve the attack. You may also force your opponent to substitute either his Strength or Willpower for his Reflexes when it is his turn to make an attack roll again t you.
RANK 3: BECOME AS STONE
In an Iaijutsu duel, your TN to Be Hit increases by 5 + your Earth Ring for every successful Focus Roll that you make. Your opponent’s TN to be Hit only increases by 5 as per the standard Iaijutsu rules. You may also spend Void Points to negate your opponent’s raises, at a rate of 1 Void Point to negate 1 raise, up to one-half of either your remaining Void Points for the day or your Earth Ring, whichever is lower.