From UO Second Age
A melee combat Weapon Skill, that uses weapons that consist of a "piercing/jabbing" action.
The damage for most fencing weapons is calculated predominately with few dice where as Swordsmanship is predominately calculated with more dice (2-3). Thus fencing has a more varied damage distribution.
-The weapons can be poisoned.
-Has the fastest and highest DOT (damage over time) 2-handed weapon (Short Spear).
-No stamina drain bonus attack that Mace Fighting has.
-Not the hardest hitting weapon class.
- Short Spear: The fastest hitting 2-h weapon, also has the highest DOT for 2-handed weapon
- Spear: A little slower than the short spear, yet has the potential to hit a little harder
- Kryss: The fastest and highest DOT single handed fencing weapon.
- War Fork: A fast and high damage single handed weapon
You will need several daggers, recommend 100 dex. Hire a fighter NPC from Jhelom or somewhere else and fight them, healing them and yourself. Replace your broken dagger as needed. Repeat until GM.