Boxing

see p. B182

This skill isn't specifically associated with the Boxing style (pp. 152-153). Any fighting style that teaches a "scientific" approach to punching - but not other unarmed strikes - might include it.

There's rarely a reason to learn Boxing if you know Karate. However, encumbrance penalizes attacks and parries with Karate but not with Boxing. Karate-users who believe that they could end up fighting unarmed while clad in heavy armor might therefore wish to invest in Boxing as well (but see Armor Familiarity, p. 49).

The damage bonus for Boxing only applies when attacking with that skill. It doesn't "stack" with Brawling or Karate bonuses.

Boxing Simplified

Boxing Simplified

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