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Sword cane

Source Ultimate Equipment pg. 18 (Amazon), Advanced Player's Guide pg. 1 (Amazon)

Statistics

Cost 45 gp Weight 4 lbs.
Damage 1d4 (small), 1d6 (medium); Critical x2; Range —; Type P; Special
Category One-Handed; Proficiency Martial

Description

This slender light blade lies within a wooden container that serves as both its scabbard and hiding place. You can draw the blade as a swift action (or a free action if you have the Quick Draw feat). An observer must succeed at a DC 20 Perception check to realize an undrawn sword cane is a weapon rather than a walking stick; the DC decreases to 10 if the observer is able to handle the weapon. You can use the Weapon Finesse feat to apply your Dexterity modifier instead of your Strength modifier to attack rolls with a sword cane sized for you, even though it isn’t a light weapon. You can’t wield a sword cane in two hands in order to apply 1-1/2 times your Strength modifier to damage.