Surprise them with a venomous headbutt

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From: Intervene in a Dockers' Brawl


The wide-brimmed hat should cushion your head while the scorpion-like stinger hanging from it is driven into theirs.

Unlocked with Honed Ushanka, Taking Sides at a Brawl

Locked with Brawling with Dockers 150


Challenge information

Narrow, Bizarre 11

  • 6 and below - almost impossible (10%)
  • 7 - high-risk (20%)
  • 8 - high-risk (30%)
  • 9 - tough (40%)
  • 10 - very chancy (50%)
  • 11 - chancy (60%)
  • 12 - modest (70%)
  • 13 - very modest (80%)
  • 14 - low-risk (90%)
  • 15 and above - straightforward (100%)

Narrow, Kataleptic Toxicology 6

  • 1 and below - almost impossible (10%)
  • 2 - high-risk (20%)
  • 3 - high-risk (30%)
  • 4 - tough (40%)
  • 5 - very chancy (50%)
  • 6 - chancy (60%)
  • 7 - modest (70%)
  • 8 - very modest (80%)
  • 9 - low-risk (90%)
  • 10 and above - straightforward (100%)

The Kataleptic Toxicology challenge increases by 1 per 10 points of Brawling with Dockers, and has a base difficulty of 8 when fighting for yourself. The Bizarre challenge does not vary.

Success

One down

They block your attempted headbutt with an out flung arm, but your stinger gouges their bicep[…] they swing for you— and miss widely. They blink puzzlement, then collapse to the ground, as intoxicated as if they'd drunk a pint of gin.

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Rare Success

A wider impact than your immediate opponent

Your head cracks against their jaw, your stinger gouges into their cheek. They are dizzied and disoriented; they stagger back, swaying on their heels. So complete is their stupefaction that others keep their distance, disinclined to tussle with you[…]

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Failure

An error of judgement

Never headbutt a much smaller opponent. Yes, they are somewhat envenomed. But your nose caught their forehead and, being softer, came out far worse. Still, at least the blood is dripping into your mouth, not your eyes.