Iron Heart

Absolute mastery of the sword is the goal of the Iron Heart discipline. Through unending practice and study, the Iron Heart adept achieves superhuman skill with her weapons. Iron Heart maneuvers are demonstrations of uncanny martial skill—weaving patterns of steel that dizzy, confuse, and ultimately kill with no recourse.

Key Skill: Acrobatics

Associated Weapons: Heavy Blades, Axes, Flails

Level 1 Maneuvers

Maneuver Type Description
Punishing Stance Stance Attacks deal +1d6 damage, but you have -2 AC
Steel Wind Strike Attack two targets.
Steely Strike Strike +4 bonus on one attack, opponents get +4 to attack you

Level 2 Maneuvers

* Requires level 3

Maneuver Type Description
Disarming Strike Strike With successful attack, attempt to disarm a foe.
Wall of Blades Counter Replace AC with attack roll result

Level 3 Maneuvers

* Requires level 5

Maneuver Type Description
Absolute Steel Stance Stance +10 ft. bonus to speed, +2 AC with movement
Exorcism of Steel Strike Strike opponent's weapon, it deals -4 damage
Iron Heart Surge N/A Remove effect, gain +2 morale bonus on attacks.

Level 4 Maneuvers

* Requires level 7

Maneuver Type Description
Lightning Recovery Counter Reroll an attack that misses with a +2 bonus.
Mithril Tornado Strike Make attacks against adjacent foe, +2 on each attack.

Level 5 Maneuvers

* Requires level 9

Maneuver Type Description
Dancing Blade Form Stance +5 feet reach during your turn
Dazing Strike Strike Melee attack dazes opponent
Iron Heart Focus Counter Reroll save

Level 6 Maneuvers

* Requires level 11

Maneuver Type Description
Iron Heart Endurance Boost Heal hit points equal to two times your level
Manticore Parry Counter Deflect attack and redirect it against opponent

Level 7 Maneuvers

* Requires level 13

Maneuver Type Description
Finishing Move Strike Gain extra damage against weakened foe
Scything Blade Boost Strike one foe, free attack against another

Level 8 Maneuvers

* Requires level 15

Maneuver Type Description
Adamantine Hurricane Strike Two attacks against each adjacent foe, +4 for each attack
Lightning Throw Strike Use melee attack as a line attack
Supreme Blade Parry Stance Gain DR 5/-

Level 9 Maneuvers

* Requires level 17

Maneuver Type Description
Strike of Perfect Clarity Strike Deal +100 damage on a single attack
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