Arterial Strike

Arterial Strike
Legendary Martial Technique [Lunge, Charge]
Prerequisites: Martial Rank 7
Disciplines: Stalker
Standard Action [REC Weapon Speed + 2]
Cost: 5 Stamina and 2 Stamina Burn
Effect: Your strike aims for a major artery, leaving your enemy's blood to paint the floor. Make an attack:
Range: Melee
Target: One Creature
Attack: Melee Weapon vs. AC
Hit: Deal Weapon[7 WD] andand the target must make a Injury Resilience Check at a +5 bonus or suffer an Arterial Injury (see below). If the target has already been reduced to 0 hitpoints, it instead suffers a -10 penalty to the Injury Check (instead of making a second check). If the target suffers the same level of Arterial injury twice, the subsequent injury is upgraded in severity 1 degree (i.e. Deep Cut becomes Nicked Artery, etc)
Arterial Strike Injury Table
ModerateDeep Cut
SevereNicked Artery
CriticalSevered Artery
LethalSliced Throat
Master Augment, Deeper Strike [Stance]
[Martial Rank 7]
Requirement: You must be utilizing a Stalker Stance.
Effect: Increase the difficulty of the Saving Throw by 1d10.
Augment, Greater Arterial Strike
[Martial Rank 8, Stacking]
Stacking [Rank 8, 9, 10, etc]: This augment may be applied multiple times and is limited by your Martial Rank.
Effect: Increase the damage dealt by 1 WD. Increase the Bleed damage by 1.