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Doing a Knife to Throat


Opiyel

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I was watching some heist movie and it got me thinking. How would one model having a hostage and holding a knife to a throat or gun to the head? Obviously, one would use grapple, but from there, would someone do an attack to place it on the neck? Compel surrender? I'm curious on everyone's thoughts.

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I feel like this is a compel surrender move. Does no damage, force willpower roll to stop fighting. I imagine that if the situation changes (grapple gets broken), then it would removed the compelling. 

Acting while still in the grapple probably allows for an automatic damage to the head location.

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4 minutes ago, Raleel said:

I feel like this is a compel surrender move. Does no damage, force willpower roll to stop fighting. I imagine that if the situation changes (grapple gets broken), then it would removed the compelling. 

Acting while still in the grapple probably allows for an automatic damage to the head location.

That makes sense. I wonder, what would happen if the grappler decided to pull the trigger, or cut the jugular? Should that be an Easy attack roll? Are there rules for coup de graces in the game? Thanks again for the help.

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1 hour ago, Opiyel said:

That seems reasonable. I had considered that the attack would automatically crit since it's hitting a weakpoint. I suppose my worry was that I didn't want this to be so easy to pull off that anyone could just grab someone and automatically kill them so easily. I like your idea.

oh another thing - defending from behind is Formidable. One could make a good argument for that here, assuming they would be holding them from behind.

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