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Kensei enhancements[edit]

Kensei enhancements tree

Core abilities[edit]

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Kensei Focus: Select a group of weapons as your Kensei focus. You gain +1 to hit with these weapons, and many Kensei abilities require that you use one of these weapons. (These are labeled as "Focus" abilities).

Choose one:

  • Icon Enhancement Kensai Archery.png Kensei Focus: Archery: You focus your Kensei training in the use of bows. You gain +1 to hit with longbows and shortbows.
  • Icon Enhancement Orcish Weapon Training.png Kensei Focus: Axes: You focus your Kensei training in the use of axes. You gain +1 to hit with battleaxes, greataxes, handaxes, and throwing axes. Dwarves also receive this bonus with dwarven waraxes. (The Exotic Weapon Mastery enhancement will add dwarven waraxes to this list of weapons if you are not a dwarf.)
  • Icon Enhancement Crossbow Training.png Kensei Focus: Crossbows: You focus your Kensei training in the use of crossbows. You gain +1 to hit with heavy crossbows, and light crossbows. (The Exotic Weapon Mastery enhancement will add great crossbows and repeating crossbows to this list of weapons.)
  • Icon Enhancement Kensai Druidic Weapons.png Kensei Focus: Druidic Weapons: You focus your Kensei training in the use of druidic weapons. You gain +1 to hit with clubs, daggers, darts, quarterstaves, scimitars, sickles, and when using unarmed combat.
  • Icon Enhancement Kensai Heavy Blades.png Kensei Focus: Heavy Blades: You focus your Kensei training in the use of heavy blades. You gain +1 to hit with falchions, greatswords, longswords, and scimitars. (The Exotic Weapon Mastery enhancement will add bastard swords and khopeshes to this list of weapons.)
  • Icon Enhancement Kensai Light Blades.png Kensei Focus: Light Blades: You focus your Kensei training in the use of light blades. You gain +1 to hit with daggers, kukri, rapiers, shortswords, and throwing daggers.
  • Icon Enhancement Kensai Maces.png Kensei Focus: Maces and Clubs: You focus your Kensei training in the use of maces and clubs. You gain +1 to hit with clubs, light maces, heavy maces, greatclubs, morningstars, and quarterstaves.
  • Icon Enhancement Ascetic Training.png Kensei Focus: Martial Arts: You focus your Kensei training in the use of monk weapons. You gain +1 to hit with handwraps, kama, quarterstaves, shuriken, and when using unarmed combat.
  • Icon Enhancement Kensai Picks.png Kensei Focus: Picks and Hammers: You focus your Kensei training in the use of picks and hammers. You gain +1 to hit with light picks, heavy picks, light hammers, warhammers, mauls, and throwing hammers.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 0 Requires: Fighter Level 1
Icon Enhancement Spiritual Bond.png
Spiritual Bond: When you have a weapon equipped in your main hand that is part of your Focus, it gains On Vorpal: If this weapon has fewer stacks of Battle Meditation than the number of Kensei Core Abilities you possess, it gains one stack of Battle Meditation: This weapon gains a +1 Insight bonus to Enhancement bonus for 20 seconds. This stacks up to 10 times. On timer expiration, 1 stack of Meditative Focus is removed at a time.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 5 Requires: Fighter Level 3, Kensei Focus
Icon Enhancement Strike With No Thought.png
Strike With No Thought: Passive: Your weapons gain +1 competence bonus to Critical Damage Multiplier. When you have a weapon equipped in your main hand that is part of your Focus, you gain 1% Doublestrike or 1% Doubleshot (depending on whether your Focus is melee or ranged). Each Core Ability you acquire from this tree increases this bonus by 1%. Bug: Does not affect shurikens.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 Requires: Fighter Level 6, Spiritual Bond
Icon Enhancement Power Surge.png
Power Surge: Action Boost: You gain +8 Psionic bonus to all attributes for 60 seconds. If you possess the ability to generate Ki, you gain On Hit: +2 Ki.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 Requires: Fighter Level 12, Strike With No Thought
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One Cut: Activate: Your currently equipped primary weapon gains x1 Critical Damage Multiplier for 15 secs.(Cooldown: 1 minute) Passive: +20 Melee Power and Ranged Power.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 30 Requires: Fighter Level 18, Power Surge
Icon Enhancement Alacrity.png
Alacrity:
  • +2 to all ability scores
  • +15% Doublestrike
  • +15% Doubleshot
  • +4 Action Boost uses
  • +2 to the DCs of all Tactical Feats
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 40 Requires: Fighter Level 20, One Cut

Tier One[edit]

Requires Kensei Focus, Fighter level 1

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Extra Action Boost: +1/+2/+3 extra action boost.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
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Weapon Group Specialization: You gain +1 to hit and damage with your Focus group. This bonus does not apply to exotic weapons unless you also take Exotic Weapon Mastery. (Dwarves do not need to take Exotic Weapon Mastery to apply this bonus to Dwarven Axes.) Repeating crossbows only gain +1 to hit, not damage.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 1 Requires: equivalent Kensei Focus
Icon Enhancement Exotic Weapon Mastery.png
Exotic Weapon Mastery: Adds exotic weapons to your Kensei Focus.
  • Axes: Adds dwarven axe if you are not a dwarf. (This is not necessary if you are a dwarf.)
  • Crossbows: Adds great crossbows, heavy repeating crossbows, and light repeating crossbows.
  • Heavy Blades: Adds bastard swords and khopesh.
Note: This enhancement does not grant Proficiency.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 1 Requires: Weapon Group Specialization, Kensei Focus: Crossbows, Axes, or Heavy Blades
Icon Enhancement Action Boost.png
Action Boost: Choose One: (Cooldown: 30 seconds.)
  • Icon Enhancement Attack Boost.png Attack Boost: Activate to gain +4/+6/+8 Action Boost bonus to hit and damage for 20 seconds.
  • Icon Enhancement Haste Boost.png Haste Boost: Activate to gain +10%/+20%/+30% Action Boost bonus to attack speed for 20 seconds.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
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Reed In The Wind: Focus Melee Attack: Deals +1/2/3[W] damage. If you successfully damage your target you gain a +3%/6%/9% Insight bonus to Dodge for 6 seconds. (Cooldown: 15 seconds.)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 Requires: Dodge

Tier Two[edit]

Requires Fighter Level 2, 5 APs spent in tree

Icon Enhancement Tactics.png
Tactics: +1/2/3 to the DC's of your Tactical abilities.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 No requirements
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Weapon Group Specialization: You gain +1 to hit and +2 damage with one handed weapons, bows and repeating crossbows. You gain +1 to hit and +3 damage with two handed weapons and non-repeating crossbows. These bonuses only apply to weapons in your focus group.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 5 Requires: Weapon Group Specialization (Tier 1), Weapon Focus with at least one weapon type of your Focus group.
Icon Enhancement Improved Dodge.png
Improved Dodge: +1%/+2%/+3% Dodge when wearing light or no armor.
Note: Does not stack with Tempest: Improved Dodge.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 Requires: Dodge
Icon Enhancement Ascetic Training.png
Ascetic Training: Your rigorous training gives you various benefits.

Choose one:

  • Icon Feat Lightning Reflexes.png Agility: +1/+2/+3 Concentration, Reflex Saves, and Dodge cap (in light or no armor).
Note: Does not stack with Ninja Spy: Agility.
  • Icon Enhancement Conditioning.png Conditioning: +1/+2/+3 Fortitude Saves, +5/+10/+15 HP and Fortification.
  • Icon Feat Epic Concentration.png Contemplation: +1/+2/+3 Concentration and Will Saves. Rank 3: Your passive ki regeneration is increased by 1.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 No requirements

Tier Three[edit]

Requires Fighter Level 3 (4 for Weapon Group Specialization), 10 APs spent in tree

Icon Enhancement Critical Accuracy.png
Critical Mastery: +1/+2/+3 to confirm critical hits and critical hit damage (before weapon multipliers)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 No requirements
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Weapon Group Specialization: Gain +1 to hit and +2 damage with weapons in your Focus group.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 Requires: Weapon Group Specialization (Tier 2) , Weapon Specialization with at least one weapon type of your Focus group.
Icon Enhancement Improved Mobility.png
Athletic Mastery: +1/+2/+3 Maximum Dexterity bonus and Dodge cap. -1/-2/-3 Armor Check Penalty. (works with all armor types)
Note: Does not stack with Tempest: Improved Mobility.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 Requires: Mobility, Improved Dodge
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Shattering Strike: Select a melee or ranged special attack that deals extra damage and reduces an opponent's fortification.

Choose one: (Cooldown: 10 seconds.)

  • Icon Enhancement Shattering Shot.png Shattering Shot: Focus Ranged Attack: Deals +1/+2/+3[W] damage. On Damage: Target loses 15% fortification for 10 seconds. (no save)
  • ShatteringStrike.png Shattering Strike: Focus Melee Attack: Deals +1/2/3[W] damage. On Damage: Target loses 15% fortification for 10 seconds. (no save)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 Requires: Weapon Meditation
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Strength, Dexterity, or Wisdom: Choose one:
  • StrengthColored.png +1 Strength
  • DexterityColored.png +1 Dexterity
  • WisdomColored.png +1 Wisdom
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 No requirements

Tier Four[edit]

Requires Fighter Level 4 (8 for Weapon Group Specialization), 20 APs spent in tree

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Opportunity Attack: 2 Charges. Melee Attack: Deals +3[W] Damage, consumes 1 charge. On Damage: You gain 20 Melee Power for 6 seconds. There is a 10% change to regain an expended charge of this enhancement anytime you hit an enemy.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 No requirements
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Weapon Group Specialization: You gain +1 to hit and +2 damage with one handed weapons, bows and repeating crossbows. You gain +1 to hit and +4 damage with two handed weapons and non-repeating crossbows. These bonuses only apply to weapons in your focus group.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 Requires: Weapon Group Specialization (Tier 3), Greater Weapon Focus with at least one weapon type of your Focus group.
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Liquid Courage: After drinking a potion, you receive +50 Healing and Repair Amplification for 30 seconds.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 No requirements
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Strike at the Heart: Your weapon attacks have the Improved Destruction effect.
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 No requirements
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Strength, Dexterity, or Wisdom: Choose one:
  • StrengthColored.png +1 Strength
  • DexterityColored.png +1 Dexterity
  • WisdomColored.png +1 Wisdom
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 Requires: Strength, Dexterity, or Wisdom (Tier 3).

Tier Five[edit]

Requires Fighter Level 5, Character Level 12, 30 APs spent in tree

Icon Enhancement A Good Death Melee.png
A Good Death: Select a melee or ranged special attack that deals extra damage to targets at low health. (Cooldown: 15 seconds)

Choose one:

  • Icon Enhancement A Good Death Melee.png A Good Death (Melee): Focus Melee Attack: Perform a melee attack with +1 Critical Damage Multiplier. On Damage: If the target is below 30% health, deal 500 damage that scales with 400% Melee Power.
  • Icon Enhancement A Good Death Ranged.png A Good Death (Ranged): Focus Ranged Attack: Perform a ranged attack with +1 Critical Damage Multiplier. On Damage: If the target is below 30% health, deal 500 damage that scales with 400% Ranged Power.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 30 No requirements
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Weapon Master: +3 to hit and damage with all weapons.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 30 Requires: Weapon Group Specialization (Tier 4)
Icon Enhancement One With The Blade.png
One With The Blade: Passive: +20 Melee and Ranged Power. Your melee Focus weapons are considered Centering. While Centered, you may gain various benefits from levels in Monk or as a Grandmaster of Flowers.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 30 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Deadly Strike.png
Deadly Strike: Select a melee or ranged special attack that is automatically considered a critical threat if it hits. (Cooldown: 20 seconds)

Choose one:

  • Icon Enhancement Deadly Shot.png Deadly Shot: Focus Ranged Attack: Attack to perform a ranged attack that is automatically considered a critical threat. On Vorpal: 500 damage which scales with Ranged Power.
  • Icon Enhancement Deadly Strike.png Deadly Strike: Focus Melee Attack: Attack to perform a melee attack that is automatically considered a critical threat. On Vorpal: 500 damage which scales with Melee Power.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 30 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Keen Edge.png
Keen Edge: You gain a +1 Competence bonus to Critical Threat Range with your Focus weapons.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 30 Requires: Improved Critical