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Parrying dagger
Attack bonus if proficient +2
Weapon die ([W]) 1d4
Type melee
Handedness one-handed
Proficiency category superior
Weapon group
Weapon properties defensive, off-hand
Price 5 gp
Weight 1 lb.

A parrying dagger is a superior one-handed melee weapon in the light blade weapon group.[AV:9]

A parrying dagger is a defensive weapon, so a character proficient with the parrying dagger gains a +1 bonus to AC while wielding it. A parrying dagger is also an off-hand weapon. A character can use a parrying dagger to make attacks even while holding another one-handed weapon in the other hand, and can use the other one-handed weapon to make attacks even if it isn't an off-hand weapon.

A rogue with the Rogue Weapon Talent class feature and proficient with the parrying dagger can count a parrying dagger as a dagger under that feature, gaining a +1 bonus to attack rolls.[AV:10]

No class has proficiency with the parrying dagger as a class trait, but any character can become proficient by taking a Weapon Proficiency feat.