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yahaa
08-07-2007, 01:21 PM
Is the kukri a martial or exotic weapon?

yahaa
08-07-2007, 01:22 PM
Is the kukri a martial or exotic weapon?

I know, I know, a level 14 and I don't know; however, I am at work, and I can't log on to look.......lol

Desmodus
08-07-2007, 01:29 PM
Martial

GORAK
08-07-2007, 01:33 PM
Yes, a kukri is a worthless exotic weapon that nobody uses. It's the same damage as a dagger 1d4 with an 18-20 crit range so its only benefit I would see is if you had a bunch of stat damaging kukri's along with improved critical slashing. The logic would be that since scimitars and rapiers have the same base d6 damage and 18-20 crit range, why would anyone waste a feat to get some exotic weapon with less damage and same crit range.
And yes, being an exotic weapon, you have to burn a feat on it no matter what race/class you are.

yahaa
08-07-2007, 01:35 PM
Martial

Thank you very much for the info.

Vinos
08-07-2007, 01:41 PM
Yes, a kukri is a worthless exotic weapon that nobody uses. It's the same damage as a dagger 1d4 with an 18-20 crit range so its only benefit I would see is if you had a bunch of stat damaging kukri's along with improved critical slashing. The logic would be that since scimitars and rapiers have the same base d6 damage and 18-20 crit range, why would anyone waste a feat to get some exotic weapon with less damage and same crit range.
And yes, being an exotic weapon, you have to burn a feat on it no matter what race/class you are.

?????? That is laughably wrong. Kukri's are actually very popular given thier great crit range and they are finessable off hand weapons.

GORAK
08-07-2007, 01:59 PM
Got PNP mixed up with DDO again. Kukri is exotic in PNP but treated as martial in DDO. Either way, kukri is still pretty worthless since a short sword or rapier has better damage d6, same 18-20 crit range and both are light weapons and finessable in your off hand. I have seen a LOT more magic rapiers and short swords with nice elemental and special effects in this game than ever with kukris. The only kukris that I use are the giant stalker knives since a greater giant bane effect is very nice.

PranasP
08-07-2007, 02:32 PM
For some reason my ranger Thujone has been cursed/blessed with pulling bastard swords and kukris from chests, not many rapiers or shortswords even. I have gotten some good kukris actually

+3 seeker of deception (IIRC)
and a +2or3 crippler of shatter.

so it can be things other than the giant stalkers

Laith
08-07-2007, 02:59 PM
ither way, kukri is still pretty worthless since a short sword or rapier has better damage d6, same 18-20 crit range and both are light weapons and finessable in your off hand.
kukri are slashing.
they are one of three finessable slashing weapons (along with the handaxe & sickle).
they are the only finessable slashing weapon with an 18-20 crit range.

some would argue that the kukri has occasional uses...

Kinjal
08-07-2007, 03:04 PM
Got PNP mixed up with DDO again. Kukri is exotic in PNP but treated as martial in DDO.

Not to be a rules lawyer but, according to the PnP 3.5 rules, the kukri is a marial weapon as well. The former PnP 3.0 rulebook stated that it was an exotic weapon.

Nitestalker
08-07-2007, 03:04 PM
The sickle is also a finessable slasher too.

Ekental
08-07-2007, 03:09 PM
Kukris have the highest straight DPS in the game as an off-hand weapon, tied with light picks. (provided you have improved crit slash)

Its still, however, debatable as a weapon, since those who constantly use stunning blow might be better served with a handaxe.

Blazer
08-07-2007, 03:09 PM
Greenblade is fun. Force burst is nice. I like making things glow all purply with my ranger. :D

Symar-FangofLloth
08-07-2007, 03:54 PM
Rapiers, although finesseable, are not light weapons.

Indrn_Fretgoop
08-07-2007, 04:00 PM
like Schimitars are not Finessable but are light weapons and can be used in your off hand :)

Desmodus
08-07-2007, 07:14 PM
like Schimitars are not Finessable but are light weapons and can be used in your off hand :)

I hope the smilie means you are kidding...scimitars are NOT light weapons.

SidBadguy
08-07-2007, 10:14 PM
Gorak...Just FYI Rapier is not a light weapon, and Short Sword does not have a 18-20 crit range (it's 19-20)

Uska
08-08-2007, 01:08 AM
Yes, a kukri is a worthless exotic weapon that nobody uses. It's the same damage as a dagger 1d4 with an 18-20 crit range so its only benefit I would see is if you had a bunch of stat damaging kukri's along with improved critical slashing. The logic would be that since scimitars and rapiers have the same base d6 damage and 18-20 crit range, why would anyone waste a feat to get some exotic weapon with less damage and same crit range.
And yes, being an exotic weapon, you have to burn a feat on it no matter what race/class you are.

Your confusing kukri with kama

KALASHTAR
08-13-2007, 12:23 PM
its martial, if you don't believe me spend 10 gold and buy one from a vendor and look at the description, or better yet, just read the description of the item

Beherit_Baphomar
08-13-2007, 01:05 PM
Yes, a kukri is a worthless exotic weapon that nobody uses. It's the same damage as a dagger 1d4 with an 18-20 crit range so its only benefit I would see is if you had a bunch of stat damaging kukri's along with improved critical slashing. The logic would be that since scimitars and rapiers have the same base d6 damage and 18-20 crit range, why would anyone waste a feat to get some exotic weapon with less damage and same crit range.
And yes, being an exotic weapon, you have to burn a feat on it no matter what race/class you are.

Kukri is an awesome off hand weapon, the other two you listed are piercers, kukri being a slasher. Most melee types are slash spec'd, and as such kukris are the far superior choice for an offhand weapon.

Also available in vorpal, paralyzing, smiting, disrupting.

Oh and its martial. The only other offhander available with these nicities is the sickle *bleh*

Merjon
08-13-2007, 03:48 PM
Wow, if you're going to answer a question with authority you may wish to check your sources. If you read near the bottom of the thread all the details are there, but there were multiple very wrong answers near the top stated as fact.

Don't speak as if you're sure... if you're not.

Strakeln
08-13-2007, 03:57 PM
That greenblade puts out some nice damage in the right hands.

Beherit_Baphomar
08-14-2007, 11:10 AM
That greenblade puts out some nice damage in the right hands.

What about the left hands?


Bwahahaha

Sorry, had to.

Strakeln
08-14-2007, 11:56 AM
What about the left hands?


Bwahahaha

Sorry, had to.lol