The Shadow's Blade (The Shadow's Blade +3 in-game), also known by the name of Short Sword of Backstabbing, is an enchanted short sword +3. It offers no backstab modifiers for thieves. Compared to standard short sword, this weapon has +3 bonus to damage and THAC0, making this weapon a lot more lethal. It has has a speed factor of 0, the number of times the wielder can attack with this weapon depends on the skill of the wielder. This item appears in Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, Baldur's Gate II and Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.
|“||Short sword of backstabbing: 'The Shadow's Blade.' The Shadow's Blade was created to be the perfect assassin's tool. It is highly sought after by any who settle differences with a blade, and many that possess it do not do so for long.||”|