AVOIDANCE - Achaea Online Help
As you train in Avoidance, you will learn the art of controlling your prana-musculature in order to avoid physical attacks (such as a sword) or lessen the damage received from a physical attack by partially dodging it and thus taking the wound in a less damaging place. This damage reduction can be nearly as much as one part in seven. It applies to both major forms of physical damage: cutting and blunt. Yes, avoidance acts as this scroll describes. Yes, avoidance works whether the attacker is a denizen or an adventurer.