Stance skills can be used to enhance existing combat capabililties. Provided
you are successful with the skill, a common stance provides an additional
hitroll and damroll for a couple of hours. This is called upon by using the
stance command with no arguments:
Other more advanced stance skills can also be obtained.
The paladin stance can be called upon to increase hitroll and damroll as
well as to provide some additional armor class and stopping protections.
> stance paladin
The guardian stance provides additional increase to hitroll and damroll
as well as providing some additional armor class and stopping protections.
This stance also provides some resistance to being bashed.
> stance guardian
The defensive stance decreases your hitroll and damroll a bit but it
provides more significant armor class and stopping protections as well
as some resistance to melee combat damage.
> stance defensive
The offensive stance increases your hitroll and damroll significantly but
it also decreases your armor class and stopping protections and provides
a susceptibility to melee combat damage.
> stance offensive
It is also possible to abort the current stance you are in:
> stance abort
You can only stay in a stance for a limited period of time and you become
exhausted and are unable to assume a new stance for a short duration.
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