"I have recently uncovered evidence in the old chronicles that Methos himself carried this sword with him during his legendary battles. I have not found any current records as of yet to indicate if he still carries it with him today." -- Adam Pierson, Watcher - Research
Any non-headshot attack you play that is successful that has "Master" in the title does an additional one point of damage. After you play a Guard, you must make an exertion.