Some incidents of garroting have involved a stick used to tighten the garrote. One of the reasons possession of a nunchaku is illegal in many jurisdictions is that it can easily be employed as a garrote in some configurations.
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The character rolls Dexterity + Garrotte (difficulty of 6) to loop the garrotte around a surprised or restrained victim's neck; otherwise, the victim may roll Dexterity + Dodge (difficulty of the attacker's Dexterity + Garrotte) to avoid the attack.
Because they do not need to breathe, Kindred do not suffer choking damage from a garrotte, though a successful attack means that the victim has been grappled and must either wound the attacker or roll Dexterity + Melee against the attacker's Dexterity + Oarrotte to break free.
It is posible to decapitate a victim with a wiregarrotte: This requires a roll of Strength + Garrotte against a difficulty of 8+ the victims's Fortitude, and may be attempted during any round where the garotte is still in place.
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