Empiric is the brand name of a weapons designer, a Consortium subsidiary that specializes in the research and development of weaponry specifically tailored for (rogue class.) Empiric brand weapons begin each battle with the ability to learn the block/dodge tendancies of their target. This allows for a more precise attack the more it is utilized. Empiric specializes in melee weaponry.
Empiric spends millions of QUID per cycle on R&D of new weaponry. Schematics for Empiric weapons are available for purchase for any mechanical engineer to build.
The proprietary components needed to engineer the schematics are manufactured in the Hyla jungle, shipped, branded and marked-up for sale at vendors authorized to distribute the Empiric brand.