Weapons Manual - Large swords

Bastard sword

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Bastard sword

The bastard sword has a heavy three-foot double edged blade designed for both thrusting and slashing. It may be used effectively one handed, but may also be used two handed, making it a very flexible weapon.

Skill type: Swords (also benefits from the Large Sword Mastery talent).
Usage: One or two handed, but cannot be thrown.
Good styles: Crane, Viper, Mantis, Hawk and Crab.

Greatsword

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Greatsword

The greatsword has a heavy four-foot double edged blade designed for slashing. It may be used one handed, but only in a very limited fashion.

Skill type: Swords (also benefits from the Large Sword Mastery talent).
Usage: One or two handed, but cannot be thrown.
Good styles: Viper, Crane, Mantis, Hawk and Crab.

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