Synonyms for polearm or Related words with polearm
Examples of "polearm"
The bill is a
weapon used by infantry in medieval Europe.
All could be used as
spears, but were designed and primarily used for throwing.
A trident is a three-pronged spear. It is used for spear fishing and historically as a
Swordstaff (Svärdstav) is a Scandinavian sword-
hybrid, used in medieval times. It is made by placing a blade at the end of a staff, thus giving the same benefits of a sword with the reach of a spear or
. This helps the soldier fighting enemies both on foot and mounted.
A Swordstaff (Svärdstav) is a Scandinavian
, used in the medieval ages. It is made by placing a blade at the end of a staff.
A single-edged sword may be any single-edged bladed weapon with a hilt which is longer than a knife but shorter than a
The eponymous main weapon of the "halbardiers" is the halberd; corporals and vice-corporals are equipped with a partisan
. Ranks above corporal do not have polearms, but on certain ceremonial occasions carry command batons.
A glaive (or glave) is a European
weapon, consisting of a single-edged blade on the end of a pole. It is similar to the Japanese naginata, the Chinese guandao, Russian sovnya and Siberian .
The pollaxe is a type of European
. It was widely used by medieval infantry. It is also known by the names poleaxe, pole-axe, pole axe, polax, and Hache (French meaning axe).
Generally a frontline class that can deal heavy damage or protect allies with a shield. Warriors can only learn Greatsword skills by bringing a greatsword to Popo in town. Can equip a greatsword,
or 1-handed weapon and shield.
The Lucerne hammer is a type of
which was popular in Switzerland during the 15th to 17th centuries. It was a combination of the bec de corbin with the blunt war hammer.
This Kagekiyo is armed with a
and is similar in design to the Rin design. Its helmet is a simplistic helmet. It is an alternative to pilots used to the Rin design but with a need to cut.
Units in Ravenmark are also known as Elements. All elements are classified into one of five types - infantry, ranged, cavalry, polearms and support. Each element type has a damage advantage on another type, less support elements who are neutral to all other element types. Infantry deals more damage to
elements deal more damage to cavalry. Cavalry deals more damage to ranged elements and ranged elements deal more damage to infantry. Certain units such as mounted archers are classified as ranged elements and not cavalry.
A spontoon, sometimes known by the variant spelling espontoon or as a half-pike, is a type of European
that came into being alongside the pike. The spontoon was in wide use by the mid 17th century, and it continued to be used until the mid to late 19th century.
The ARMA curriculum encompasses a variety of weapons and weapon combinations, armored and unarmored, including longsword, greatsword, single sword (cut & thrust), sword & buckler, sword & dagger, Messer, rapier, rapier & dagger, single dagger,
, and short staff. Kampfringen, a historical system of unarmed combat, is also taught, both as it relates to fighting with weapons and as a separate discipline.
known as the "atgeir" is mentioned in several sagas of Icelanders and other literature. "Atgeir" is usually translated as "halberd", akin to a glaive. Gunnar Hámundarson is described in "Njáls saga" as cutting and impaling foes on his "atgeir".
Thri-kreen have two signature weapons: the "gythka", a
with a blade at each end; and the "chatkcha", a dasl crystal throwing wedge which returns when thrown. Dasl is made from thri-kreen venom, modified by the "zik-thok" (fejik) plant. Creation of dasl is a racial secret and is only suitable for making three-sided weapons such as the chatkcha and gythka.
The Hyeopdo (Modern South Korean pronunciation: /çʌp.do/) was a
used in Korea. It was also called "micheomdo" (미첨도), which could be translated as 'eyebrow sword' because the curved blade resembled an eyebrow. The first written reference to a hyeopdo is in a Korean martial arts manual from the 17th century called the Muyejebo Beonyeoksokjip (무예예보 번역속집).
Tend to be heavier and less balanced then the quarter staff, usually made from a single piece of hardened wood or other material. Typically too short to be considered a
and too off-balance to be effectively used with only one hand
The name means literally "spiked staff." This
is recorded in a Scottish law listing types of weapon in 1430 and is mentioned on other occasions in the 15th and early 16th centuries. Though clearly a pole weapon, its exact form is obscure. David Caldwell suggests it may have been similar to a Holy Water Sprinkler.
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