Tag: metal


  • Armet

    The armet is fully enclosing, and narrowed to follow the contours of the neck and throat, it has a mechanical means of opening and closing to enable it to be worn. The typical armet consists of four pieces: the skull, the two large hinged cheek-pieces …

  • Chain Mail

    Chain mail is one of the oldest and most prolific armors seen during history. It has seen widespread use throughout not only Ferelden but in essentially all other modern cultures. Chain mail is a great addition to any warrior arsenal. Knights, warriors, …

  • Full Plate

    Full plate armor was originally developed in Orlais for use by the Chevalier, but the vast protection offered by the armor has seen it's use spread quickly to the rest of Thedas. The armor is a solid encasing of jointed metal to offer a degree of …

  • Half Plate

    Half plate is more common than full plate, offering a solid amount of protection for a much lower cost. The exposed areas of the armor are typically supplemented with some form of mail or hardened leathers. While still a mostly military armament it sees …

  • Scale Mail

    Scale mail is an early form of armor consisting of many individual small armor scales of various shapes attached to each other and to a backing of cloth or leather in overlapping rows. The cost of production does reduce the use of the armor to some …

  • Splint Mail

    Made by attaching plated splints onto a chain mail base, splint mail is a versatile and hardy armor commonly used throughout all of Thedas. From highwaymen to soldiers, many warriors are known to sport this armor.

  • Barbute

    A visorless war helmet originally of Antivan design, often with a distinctive "T" shaped or "Y" shaped opening for the eyes and mouth. It is now used commonly by warriors of all types across the lands

  • Boteu

    A common form of boot that extends to somewhere above the ankle or to around the mid calf. They come in many designs and forms, and can be crafted from either leather or metal, the metal variations typically being used as parts of armor suits.

  • Cap

    A simple and common form of head protection, metals typically being used for military purposes while leathers are common among the civilian population.

  • Battle Axe

    A battle axe is an axe specifically designed for combat. The weapon features a basic dual blade with an axe blade on one side and a spike protruding from the opposite side.

  • Hand Axe

    A simple axe commonly used as a tool, it serves just fine as a weapon. They have a single axe blade face secured to a wooden handle. It sees frequent use as a thrown weapon in battles, but can serve just as well as a primary weapon.

  • Two-handed Axe

    While one could use such an axe as a tool, the practical purpose for a two-handed axe is combat. The double head provides extra weight and the ability to easily connect with either side.

  • Mace

    A mace is a blunt weapon, a type of club or virge that uses a heavy head on the end of a handle to deliver powerful blows. Many are spiked for additional impact.

  • Maul

    A tool with a heavy head and a handle, used for tasks such as ramming, crushing, and driving wedges. It has seen a common application in battle by many warriors over the years.

  • Main Gauche

    Also called a parrying dagger, the main gauche is used as an off-hand weapon in conjunction with a single-handed sword. They are designed to parry, or defend, more effectively than a simple dagger form, incorporating a wider guard to better protect the …

  • Rapier

    A rapier is a slender, sharply pointed sword, best suited for thrusting attacks. The blade might be sharpened along its entire length or sharpened only from the centre to the tip.

  • Heavy Lance

    A combat variation of the lance, the heavy lance requires a powerful individual to manage properly. Many knights pride themselves in the use of these heavy weapons.

  • Light Lance

    One of the most common cavalry weapons in all of Thedas, the light lance is far easier to wield in combat than the more impressive heavy lance.

  • Dagger

    A dagger is a knife fighting weapon with a very sharp point designed or capable of being used as a thrusting or stabbing weapon. The distinctive shape and historic usage of the dagger have made it iconic and symbolic.

  • Short Sword

    A favorite backup weapon for archers, and one of the more frequent swords to be possessed by the common populace. It is the smallest blade still considered to be a sword.

  • Glaive

    A glaive is a polearm weapon consisting of a single-edged blade on the end of a pole. Occasionally glaive blades were created with a small hook on the reverse side to better catch riders.

  • Halberd

    The halberd consists of an axe blade topped with a spike mounted on a long shaft. It can also have a hook or thorn on the back side of the axe blade for grappling mounted combatants.

  • Military Fork

    Like many polearms, the military fork traces its lineage to an agricultural tool, in this case the pitchfork. Unlike a trident used for fishing, the military fork was rarely barbed and normally only consisted of two tines (prongs) which were straight …

  • Tower Shield

    Essentially providing a small wall of protection, the tower shield is typically rectangular but is occasionally rounded. The cost a bulk is the only thing that deters most from using this in combat.

  • Spear

    A spear is a pole weapon consisting of a shaft, usually of wood, with a pointed head made of a more durable material fastened to the shaft. The spear has been used throughout history both as a hunting and fishing tool as well as a weapon.

  • Pike

    A pike is a pole weapon, a very long thrusting spear used extensively by infantry. Unlike many similar weapons, the pike is not intended to be thrown.

  • Cudgel

    A cudgel is among the simplest of all weapons. Essentially a short stick, usually made of wood, and wielded as a weapon since Ancient times.

  • Morning Star

    A morning star is any of several club-like weapons that include one or more spikes. Each uses, to varying degrees, a combination of blunt-force and puncture attack to kill or wound the enemy.

  • Quarterstaff

    A quarterstaff is a traditional pole weapon and a technique of stick fighting, which was especially prominent in Ferelden tribes. It can also be used by a mage to channel a specialized attack.

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