A monk following the Way of the Living Weapon pursues physical perfection, honing their body as a smith sharpens a sword. Its traditions are drawn from cultures of shapeshifters and creatures who fight with tooth and claw. These are a few of the martial techniques that have evolved into the Way of the Living Weapon. Oct 10, 2009 · Well, I planned on taking advantage of multiclassing to Rogue to get Sneak Attack and the Assassin's 3rd level features. I thought to get a Shortsword instead due to it being a finesse weapon. I find it rather bad that the monk weapons and their unarmed attacks are just listed as 'using strength or dexterity' instead of 'finesse'.