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Job Trait Information
Description Grant a damage bonus to weapon skills performed face-to-face with an enemy.
Type Merit
Job Samurai
Merit Points
Group 2 Ranks Available 5
Effect of each Rank Gives +5% Weapon Skill Damage for the first three merit levels, and +2% for the subsequent merit levels.


  • Overwhelm does not work with ranged Weapon Skills
  • You must be facing the enemy to receive the Overwhelm bonus.


Equipment Modifying Ability...
Equipment Piece Modifier
Saotome Domaru +2 Augment-Icon.png: Adds 2 TP per merit level to Overwhelm-affect Weapon Skill TP returns.