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Item:Swashbuckler

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Swashbuckler (Buckler)[edit]

An indispensable tool for many a pirate when dueling with a single blade. It can parry an enemy's blows effectively and even leave them open to counterattack.

Note Update 12 corrected it to being a Buckler instead of a Small Shield with stats of a Large Shield, so it now has 5% ASF (instead of 15% ASF) and no Armor Check Penalty (instead of -1 ACP).
Note Update 14 then changed Bucklers to have 0% ASF.
Level / Tier Enhancements Cost (Doubloons/Gems/Item)
Gold Silver Copper Dragonshards Gems Item
Level 4 (Tier 1) +1 Buckler: AC:2, DR:2, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.) 250 500 15 Stolen Alabasters
Level 4 (Tier 2) +2 Buckler: AC:3, DR:3, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.) 100 15 Stolen Alabasters, 30 Stolen Pyrites
Level 4 (Tier 3) +2 Buckler: AC:3, DR:3, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result. 200 50 Stolen Alabasters, 30 Stolen Pyrites Greater Nimble Trinket
Level 8 (Tier 1) +2 Buckler: AC:3, DR:4, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result. 375 650 20 Stolen Ambers
Level 8 (Tier 2) +3 Buckler: AC:4, DR:5, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result. 200 45 Stolen Ambers, 30 Stolen Obsidians
Level 8 (Tier 3) +3 Buckler: AC:4, DR:5, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 400 70 Stolen Ambers, 50 Stolen Obsidians Greater Nimble Trinket
Level 12 (Tier 1) +3 Buckler: AC:4, DR:5, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 400 800 25 Stolen Topaz
Level 12 (Tier 3) +4 Buckler: AC:5, DR:6, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 3% Doublestrike 3%: Passive: 3% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 300 40 Stolen Amethysts, 50 Stolen Topaz
Level 12 (Tier 3) +4 Buckler: AC:5, DR:6, Parrying IParrying I: Passive: +1 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +1 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 6% Doublestrike 6%: Passive: 6% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 600 60 Stolen Amethysts, 80 Stolen Topaz Greater Nimble Trinket
Level 16 (Tier 1) +4 Buckler: AC:6, DR:7, Parrying IVParrying IV: Passive: +2 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +2 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 6% Doublestrike 6%: Passive: 6% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 500 1,000 30 Stolen Sapphires
Level 16 (Tier 2) +5 Buckler: AC:7, DR:8, Parrying IVParrying IV: Passive: +2 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +2 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 6% Doublestrike 6%: Passive: 6% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 400 45 Stolen Rubies, 60 Stolen Sapphires
Level 16 (Tier 3) +5 Buckler: AC:7, DR:8, Parrying VIIIParrying VIII: Passive: +4 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +4 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 6% Doublestrike 6%: Passive: 6% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 800 70 Stolen Rubies, 90 Stolen Sapphires Greater Nimble Trinket
Level 20 (Tier 1) +5 Buckler: AC:7, DR:9, Parrying IVParrying IV: Passive: +2 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +2 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 6% Doublestrike 6%: Passive: 6% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 600 1,200 35 Stolen Diamonds
Level 20 (Tier 2) +6 Buckler: AC:8, DR:10, Parrying VIIIParrying VIII: Passive: +4 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +4 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 6% Doublestrike 6%: Passive: 6% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 500 70 Stolen Diamonds, 50 Stolen Emeralds
Level 20 (Tier 3) +6 Buckler: AC:8, DR:10, Parrying VIIIParrying VIII: Passive: +4 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +4 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving throws., Doublestrike 6% Doublestrike 6%: Passive: 6% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy., Insightful Dexterity +2Insightful Dexterity +2: This item makes the wearer more nimble and dexterous, granting a +2 insight bonus to Dexterity., Blue Augment SlotBlue AugmentsColorless Augments 1,000 100 Stolen Diamonds, 80 Stolen Emeralds Greater Nimble Trinket
Level 24 (Tier 1) +6 Buckler: AC:8, DR:10, Riposte VIIIRiposte VIII: When Missed by an attack: Deals 8 to 32 damage to your attacker. Passive: +4 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +4 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving Throws, Doublestrike 7% Doublestrike 7%: Passive: 7% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy. 500 1000 40 Stolen Malachites
Level 24 (Tier 2) +7 Buckler: AC:9, DR:11, Riposte XRiposte X: When Missed by an attack: Deals 10 to 40 damage to your attacker. Passive: +5 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +5 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving Throws, Doublestrike 7% Doublestrike 7%: Passive: 7% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy., Insightful Dexterity +1Insightful Dexterity +1: This item makes the wearer more nimble and dexterous, granting a +1 insight bonus to Dexterity. 600 80 Stolen Malachites, 55 Stolen Opals
Level 24 (Tier 3) +7 Buckler: AC:9, DR:11, Riposte XRiposte X: When Missed by an attack: Deals 10 to 40 damage to your attacker. Passive: +5 Insight bonus to Armor Class, +5 Insight bonus to Fortitude, Reflex, and Will Saving Throws, Doublestrike 7% Doublestrike 7%: Passive: 7% Enhancement bonus to Doublestrike. (Doublestrike is a chance to score an additional hit with a melee attack.), GuardbreakingGuardbreaking: This item enables you to break an enemy's guard in between your melee attacks. On critical hits with your melee weapons, enemies will become dazed as a result., RiposteRiposte: When its wearer is successfully attacked in melee, this shield occasionally allows him or her to make an immediate counterattack, dealing bludgeoning damage to the offending enemy., Insightful Dexterity +2Insightful Dexterity +2: This item makes the wearer more nimble and dexterous, granting a +2 insight bonus to Dexterity., Blue Augment SlotBlue AugmentsColorless Augments 1,100 110 Stolen Malachites, 90 Stolen Opals Greater Nimble Trinket