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Versatile Duelist

Benefit: You gain proficiency with all one-handed, military heavy blades. If a rogue power requires you to wield a light blade, you can use that power with a one-handed heavy blade and can also deal your Sneak Attack damage while using a one-handed heavy blade with that power.

Do you still need CA to deal Sneak Attack damage with this feat or does this automatically deal Sneak Attack damage?

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You need combat advantage.

Versatile Duelist just allows you to sneak attack with a broadsword. It's not particularly interesting. The key way to read this is can deal. This is adding an exception to what types of weapons can be used.

Note well. This does not allow you to apply the rogue weapon talent to military heavy blades. Considering the benefits of light weapon expertise and nimble blade, it's generally better to go with a rapier than a longsword, especially as it's trivial to get rapier expertise via a background.

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"rapier expertise via a background" Please elaborate where can I find this book or magazine wise. – Jhyarelle Silver May 12 '13 at 16:07
Background: Gritty Sergeant – Brian Ballsun-Stanton May 12 '13 at 22:41

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