Newbie-friendly weapons

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This is a list of very effective weapons, easily acquired by newbies.

These weapons have some or all of the following in common:

  • They are very inexpensive.
  • They are easy to acquire.
  • They are easy to use.

Swords
Short sword: Very inexpensive, lightweight, and can be found most anywhere.

Rapier: Functionally the same as a Ruby-hilted rapier or Swept-hilt rapier, but much cheaper. Light weight, easy to use, very effective at parrying.

Heavy-swords
Bastard sword: Can be found at nearly every armoury. They are rather quick but their damage is a bit on the low side.

Battered claymore: Can be found at The Weapon Masters' Court. They are rather quick and have decent damage.

Daggers
Stiletto: Similar to the Elegant stiletto but cheaper. The Stiletto is fast, light and does piercing damage only, for use against those pesky trolls.

Polearms
Old staff: Can be found at wizard stores. They are quick but their damage is a bit on the low side.

Axes
Dwarfish axe: These can only be acquired from dwarves. They are very quick and have decent damage.

Flails
Butcher's chain: These can be found at The Weapon Masters' Court. They are extremely fast but their damage is pretty random.

Maces
Crowbar: Most armouries sell these. They are extremely fast and have decent damage.

Misc weapons
Lancre mint cake: Ironcrust's dwarf bakery at Cable street sells these. They are extremely fast and have decent damage.

Poker: These can be found at the Ramtops. They are very fast and have decent damage.