Combat skills include all methods of attack that do not rely on the divine and mystic. All player characters, NPCs and monsters have the ability to attack however some choose a more passive approach. weapons are required to use skills such as Single-Handed Weapons, Two-Handed Weapons and Missile Weapons however there are hand-to-hand skills that require no weapons. Some combat skills can be learnt however some require specific types of bodies.
For information about how combat works visit: combat
For information on development and technical aspects of spells: dev:combat