Double-edged broad sword

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Double-edged broad sword
Weapon information
Precise dimensions 5 x 3/12
Material steel
Weight 7 5/9
Thaums/sec 11 stable / 14 talisman / 22 max
Hands 2
Commands Pierce, Slice, Impale, Behead, Wildswing
Melee type Heavy-sword
Judge data
Speed 3 slow 3
Maximum damage 9 Pretty high 9
Average damage 4 Low 4
Str Overall Attack ease Parry ease
20 11 rather good
9 pretty easy
7 reasonably hard
21 11 rather good
9 pretty easy
8 quite easy

Long Description

This is a monstrous double-edged broad sword, forged from steel and polished to a high sheen. The blade is five feet long, tapering to a sharp point at one end, while fitting snugly into the intricately carved hilt at the other. The large guard is both practical and beautiful; its sole purpose to stop blows reaching the bearer's hands, but the subtle brass trimming is purely ornamental. A small imprint of a crescent moon is stamped into the blade just above the guard, perhaps the craftsman's mark. Blue cloth is wound tightly around the hilt, providing a secure grip and it seems best wielded with two hands.

The double-edged broad swords purchased at Burleigh & Stronginthearm's weapon boutique in Ankh-Morpork will also be engraved with a serial number.

Appraises As

The double-edged broad sword is about five feet long and three inches wide. It is made of steel and could be used as a weapon of type heavy-sword.


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