Star Wars: Enemy of the Republic - Dark Side
Bannon ar'Kun's Sith Sword
An alchemically altered blade attached to an ordinary sword hilt, the Sith sword was often a match for a lightsaber when wielded by a trained Sith warrior. The alterations allow the blade to deflect blaster bolts and lightsabers, just as lightsabers themselves do. The blade also focuses the Force energy of the user, giving the edge an unnatural sharpness.
As the wielder grows more proficient in the power of the dark side, the blade becomes more deadly. To simulate this, when a dark side character who wields a Sith sword spends a Force point to call upon the dark side of the Force, he may choose to add his Force point dice to the sword’s damage, rather than adding it to his attack roll with the weapon. This bonus cannot be added to any other rolls during that time, such as attack rolls or skill rolls. In addition, Sith swords are effective against lightsabers because of the way their alchemically altered metal refracts the lightsaber’s energy. Sith swords retain their hardness against attacks from lightsabers, instead of having it reduced to 0 as with ordinary weapons.
Darth Havok’s Sith Sword is different from others. It actually contains the soul of his ancient ancestor, the great Sith Lord and Sorcerer Naga Sadow. Other beings do not typically notice Havok carrying it, even though it is plainly strapped to his back and quite visible. It is rare that he is parted from it unwillingly, and even if he is forcibly disarmed, Havok can call the sword back to his hand from up to 10 meters away as a free action.
Naga Sadow can use a small fraction of his former power through the sword, and does so at his whim alone. The sword is an intelligent Force Artifact with the following stats:
Skills: Bluff +15, Diplomacy +13, Intimidate +16, Knowledge (Sith lore) +14, Listen +4, Read/Write Sith, Sense Motive +8, Speak Basic, Speak Massassi, Speak Sith, Spot +4.
Force Skills: Affect Mind +14, Farseeing +17, Force Defense + 17, Force Stealth + 17, Illusion +22, Move Object (self-only) +15, See Force +15.
Force Feats: Drain Force (wielder gains the Force Point)
Force Energy: 80
Naga Sadow drives the sword’s wielder to avenge the Sith Empire and destroy the Jedi Order forever. If the wielder refuses, Naga Sadow will arrange for the sword to be “lost”, as he has many times in the past. In most cases, Naga Sadow will use his Force powers to enhance or benefit the wielder of the sword, his descendant Darth Havok. In truth the extent of his powers do not stretch far beyond the sword itself, and most of his Force skills can only be used on Darth Havok or the sword.
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