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Strike 1: Shiim

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Understanding the basics of martial combat is the first lesson of the Force Sensitive pupil. The student learns to focus on the enemy and deliver a deliberate strike.

Name: Shiim Strike
Career required: Force Sensitive/Jedi
Level granted at: 1
Lesson granted at: Force Sensitive Fundamentals I

  • Cooldown timer: 15 seconds
  • Duration: N/A - Instant
  • Effect: A level 1, high-powered melee attack that deals extra damage.
  • Range: Melee range (0-5m)

Star Wars Lore Edit

A shiim was a more minute wound to an opponent by the edge of a lightsaber's blade. It was usually considered inferior and a sign of desperation or struggle against a potent enemy; on the other hand, a shiim is still very painful, and a deliberately inflicted wound of this sort could instead be interpreted as a taunt by a vastly more skilled opponent.

Count Dooku performed this to disable Obi-Wan Kenobi during their duel on Geonosis.

Luke Skywalker inflicted a shiim upon Darth Vader's shoulder during their duel in Cloud City, causing the Sith Lord to become enraged and bring the battle to a swift end.

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