Archives of Nethys

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Merciful Striker (Combat)

Source Starfinder Enhanced pg. 109
You’ve trained in how to take your foes alive.

Benefit: When you attempt to deal nonlethal damage with a lethal melee weapon, you take a –2 penalty instead of the standard –4 penalty on your attack roll. Starting at 5th level you take no penalty. If you’re using a weapon that already deals nonlethal damage, deal 2 bonus damage.