Bastard Sword (Action)

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Bastard Sword

One-handed blacksmith melee weapon

Hands: 1H
Size: Large
Tech: Blacksmith
Type: Melee
Range: Adjacent
Damage: +4 Cutting or Piercing
Properties: Great blow, parry

The bastard sword or claymore is slightly longer than a broad sword (over a meter in length) and has a handle made for two hands. It can be wielded one-handed, but is often used with two hands to deliver mighty blows to pierce the improving armor of its time. Variously known as the hand-and-a-half or Claymore. The term longsword can refer to this weapon, or to the broadsword, and it too generic to denote a specific weapon.