ico_player_fencingTotal fighting skill with weapons or unarmed. The more skilful a warrior you are, the faster your attacks are and the harder it is for an opponent to defend against them. Also, your weapons will be less damaged by attacking and defending. New perk points unlock at levels: 4, 8, 12, 16, 20.

Warfare Perks

Name Reqs Effects
Feint Train with Captain Bernard Unlocks the ability to perform feints in combat.
Bloodletter Warfare Lvl 4 You have a greater chance of drawing your opponent's blood.
Rusty Edge Warfare Lvl 4 The more damaged your sword, the greater chance of poisoning your opponent when you hit them, even without poison applied to your weapon. If you do have poison on a damaged weapon, the chances of administering it are increased by half.
Furious Warfare Lvl 8 The less your maximum Stamina, the greater injury you cause.
Sadist Warfare Lvl 8 When you draw an opponent's blood, it gives you a +1 Strength bonus.
Against All Odds Warfare Lvl 12 You'll have 20% greater Strength, Agility, Warfare and Defence in a fight where you're outnumbered.
Chain Strike Warfare Lvl 12 Each blow in an uninterrupted chain will hurt your opponent more than the previous one. Any interruption will cancel the bonus.