Light blades reward accuracy as much as force. Pinpoint attacks, lunges, and agile defenses are the strong points of these weapons.

Other items and features that can be used as light blades:


Feat requirement Effect
Blade Opportunist[PH:194] Str 13, Dex 13 +2 to opportunity attack rolls with heavy or light blade.
Deft Blade 11th level, any martial class When you make a basic attack using a light blade, you can target AC or Reflex.[MP2:142]
Drow Fighting Style Drow, Dex 15 Light Blade + Hand Crossbow prevents opportunity attacks with Hand Crossbow.
Light Blade Expertise +1 feat bonus to weapon attack rolls with a light blade. +1 bonus to the damage rolls of weapon attacks with a light blade against a creature granting combat advantage to you. Both of these bonuses increase to +2 at 11th level and +3 at 21st level.
Light Blade Mastery Str 17, Dex 21, level 21+ When you make a melee weapon attack with a light blade, you can score a critical hit on a natural roll of 19 or 20.[PH:207]
Light Blade Precision Dex 13, Small or Medium size, level 11+ You gain a +2 bonus to damage rolls with light blades against Large or larger targets.[PH:204]
Nimble Blade Dex 15 When you attack with a light blade and you have combat advantage, you gain a +1 bonus to attack rolls.[PH:199]
Swift Blade Style Two-Weapon Fighting, martial class Improvements to Dual strike and Twin Strike powers