Fist-scythe

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The fist-scythe is a brawling weapon resembling an elongated sickle blade more so than a scythe. The fist-scythe is commonly produced with a thickening of the blade towards the point, resulting in a less nimble weapon, but one which packs a more effective impact for its size. Constructed in this way, the weight distribution necessitates a fighting style which employs more chopping-style attacks and can result in either a cutting action from the blade's leading edge, or a stabbing impact if the point of the weapon is brought to bear.

One of the most ubiquitous of all brawling weapons, the fist-scythe is a highly favored choice among brawlers because of its versatility and effectiveness.

Alternate Names

  • hand-hook
  • hook
  • hook-claw
  • kama (Note: previously this was a scimitar-based term. Use INSPECT if you are in doubt as to what weapon type your kama is.)
  • sickle

Game Mechanics

Weapon AG Cloth Leather Scale Chain Plate RT Min RT Damage Type STR/DU
AsG 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Fist-scythe DF .350 .225 .200 .175 .125 3 4 Slash/Puncture/Crush 70/185
AvD 45 40 39 38 37 30 28 26 24 37 33 29 25 20 14 8 2

The standard fist-scythe has a weight of 4 lbs.

Note: To edit this table go to Template:Weapon table fist-scythe

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