Unlike many combat systems, the [Sword's Path - Glory, Book 1: Combat System] is very sensitive to changes in the combatant's characteristics. The scales are not linear and it is advised to keep in mind what an average man is. Any characteristic of 18 should be exceptional. Characteristics above 18 should require magic or be very rare. Remember, the scales are not linear. A being of Strength 24 is a monster capable of crushing a man in plate armor with a single blow.