There were changes to the games overall balance.
This way, weve decided to remove the following skills and spells: Firm Grip, Massacring Blow and Striking Blade.
In order to keep the balance the following changes have been made:
Layered Defense is now available in the Academy of Protection. This skill allows the character to carry her HP onto the shield once in 150 secibds, This way the characters in question ceases losing hits while under teh affect of the skill. This action lasts for 10 minutes and is reusable every 150 seconds.
Break Shield: this skill acts upon a successful attack and negates any bonuses on the off-hand weapon or shield of opponent. The affect lasts for 5 combat ticks.
Disembowel: Upon learning this craft in the schools of barbarian skill one learned, if wielding an axe, is able to gut the opponent causing them to lose points in Maximum HP value of theirs. This affect lasts for up to 5 combat rounds.
Carnage: This skill allows a character to dissolve the essense of their target, leaving them 5% of health and mana points less and under the affect of Searing Pain. This affect prevents one from using empowered spells.