A basket hilt is an elaborate guard piece that serves to protect the hand holding the sword against attacks. Basket hilts come in many forms, from a nearly solid curved shield of metal to an elaborate woven pattern. Regardless of its appearance, a basket hilt grants a +4 bonus on opposed attack rolls made to resist disarm attempts. Restriction: May only be applied to swords.
Requirements: Craft Masterwork Weapon, Artisan Craftsman Price: Additional Cost: +50 gp; +3 to Craft DC of masterwork component.