Martial Arts Styles
Note that second tier martial arts maneuvers have an HNCL 9 requirement.

 
Requirements
Style Att dmg AT Type Blunt Kick Lock M/P Move Push Slash Strike Throw Vital Wpn
Stack-sudo* &+1/2 &d+1 &+1 &s &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1 &+1
Hokuto Shinken** 4/1 d*2 +5 h/s 3 1 3 1 4 3 1

*-style can be taken multiple times and stacks with itself or another taken style.
**: This style requires 4 kit slots and "Ability to take Martial Arts" 4 times.
 

Hokuto Shinken Maneuvers 

1st Tier Maneuver

Type

Method

#Act

Notes

Divine Kick of Violent Thunder

h

kick

1att/1V

Kick + 10d6 falling dmg

Flying Bird Air Slash Wave

h

kick

1att/1V

Kick x2dmg + leap ability

Meteorite Face Breaking Kick

h

kick

1att 

Kick x3dmg + vorpal (head in half)

Neck-Twisting Face-Breaking Punch

h

kick

1att

Kick x3dmg + sharpness (torso)

North Star Flying Defensive Fist 

h

kick

1att/1V

Kick + you get +10AC this segment

North Star Four Way Slash

h

kick

1att

Kick hits 4 targets

North Star Muscle Control Spin Kick 

h

kick

1att

Kick + control body

North Star Muscle Cutting Kick 

h

kick

1att

Kick 2xdmg + lower target's Str in half

North Star Seven Death Cavalry Kill 

h

kick

1att

Kick + destroy piece of armor

North Star Thousand Chained Kicks 

h

kick

1P

All Kicks hit a group

North Star Torus Slashing Attack Kick

h

kick

1att/1V

1 Kick hits a group

Skull Splitting Fist

xh

kick

2att

Kick x4dmg + vorpal (head in half)

North Star Combination Grapple

h/s

lock

1P

Unarmed attacks hit a group

North Star Strangling Neck Break

h/s

lock

1att

Punch + autocrit (neck broken) no P/V actions

Antidote Technique

s

m/p

1M

Cure poison

Art of Air Breathing 

s

m/p

1M+

Hold breath for 1 turn

Empty Deflection 

s

m/p

1bV

Avoid melee attack sequence

Holy Perfect Circle

s

m/p

1M

Fairy fire all enemies in room

Method of Internal Energy Release 

s

m/p

1bV

Save to deflect all missiles

North Star Heaven Returning Palm

s

m/p

1M

You and ally have phoenix sanctuary if in same group

North Star Seven Death Aura Interruption

s

m/p

1M

Aura of Slay for <=LVL*8 current hp

Opening of Sharper Senses

s

m/p

1Z

Double Pain one target

Vital Point Sealing 

s

m/p

1M

50% crit immunity

Water Spirit Reflection 

s

m/p

1M

Reflect an opponent’s Innate effect.

Fist Stealing Cut 

h

slash

1att/1Z

Ignore AT bonus

North Star Hundred Way Slash

h

slash

1P/1Z

Slay up to 6 opponents

North Star Sky Slash 

h

slash

1att/1V

Kick + target immobilized

North Star Softness Ripping Slash 

h

slash

1Z

Ignore DR and + wpn needed to hit

Boulder Splitting Wave

xh

strike

1att

Punch + vorpal (head in half)

Fist of the Walk of Repentance 

h

strike

1att

Punch + control V actions

Life Snatching Decaying Fist

h

strike

1att

Punch + turn undead

North Star Bone Crushing Fist

h

strike

1att

Punch + autocrit (break all bones in arms). 

North Star Chest Killing Splinter Stabbing Fist

h

strike

1P

Punches +1d10 explosion dmg/att

North Star Dragon Attacking Tiger 

h

strike

1att/1M

Punch + forced feign death

North Star Dubhe Breaking Palm

h

strike

1P

Punches +2d10 explosion dmg + knockback

North Star Eight Agonies Nine Breaks

h

strike

1P/1M

Punches + -8 to all rolls + save or destructed.

North Star Hundred Crack Snap

h

strike

1F

100 Punches (nonlethal)

North Star Muscle Embracing Will Fist

h

strike

2att/1M

2 opponents grouped and crushed.

North Star Remorse Fist

h

strike

1att/1M

Save or slay by guilt

North Star Shoot Down Finger 

xh

strike

2att/1V

Slay one target + vorpal (head explodes)

North Star Twin Dragon Wave

h

strike

2att

Both hands:get 2-Handed bonus +slay

North Star Wheel Spinning Explosive Fist 

h

strike

1P/1V

Punchs hit group

North Star Whirlwind Linked Attack

h

strike

2F

Choose 2 strikes, combine them and do them.

Raging Flames Reverse Flow Fist 

h

strike

1att/1M

Reflect breathweapon + target ignores immunity to type.

Still Gate Collapsing Cave Finger Strike 

xh

strike

1att

Punch + autocrit (all bones destroyed). No P,V actions.

Five Finger Explosion

h

vital

1att

Punch + autocritical (fingers explode)

Heaven Breaking Impalement 

h

vital

1P/1M

Punches + slay (no save)

North Star File Wave 

h

vital

1P/1V

Slay 1 group (save)

North Star Muscle Cutter 

xh

vital

1att

Punch + autocritical (muscles explode)

North Star Nothingness Finger Bullet

h

vital

1att/1M

Punch + erase memory

North Star Steel Ripper

h

vital

1P/1M

Save or autocrit (shoulder destroyed)

Two Finger Air Snatch

s

weapon

1Z

Save to reflect 1 missile

2nd Tier Maneuver

Type

Method

#Act

Notes

Dragon Breathing Technique 

s

m/p

---

Know all tier 1 martial arts maneuvers

Heaven Breaking Stance

s

m/p

1V

Reset self

Unconscious Transmigration of Souls

s

m/p

1F

Magic Jar two targets (no save)

North Star Hundred Crack Fist 

h

strike

1F

100 Punches + slay (no save)

North Star Cross Kill 

h

vital

1P/1M

Punches + slay (no IR)

North Star Face Breaking Fist 

xh

vital

1att

Punch + vorpal (head in half, no save)

North Star Humane Fierce Flying Rip 

xh

vital

1att/1M

Punch + slay (no save, no IR) no pain

North Star Seven Star Points of Death

h

vital

1P

Blow x7dmg + slay