|Brass knuckles carried by Lincoln's bodyguards during his train ride through Baltimore. Artifact in the museum collection, National Park Service, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, Washington, D.C.Carol McKinney Highsmith|
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These close combat weapons are designed to fit comfortably around the knuckles, narrowing the contact area and therefore magnifying the amount of force delivered by a punch.
Benefit: Brass knuckles allow you to deal lethal damage*.
Drawback: You may hold, but not wield, a weapon or other object in a hand wearing brass knuckles. You may cast a spell with a somatic component while wearing brass knuckles if you make a concentration check (DC 10 + the level of the spell youre casting).
Note*: Monks are proficient with brass knuckles.
|Light Melee Weapons (Simple)|
|Weapon||Cost||Damage (S)||Damage (M)||Critical||Range Increment||Weight||Type||Special|
|Brass Knuckles||1 gp||1d2||1d3||x2||||1 lb.||Bludgeoning||Monk, see text|
*Adventurer's Armory Errata Update 2.0 Release Date: 07/21/11
Guide. Copyright 2010, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Jason Bulmahn.
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