The quarterstaff is a basic weapon which consists primarily of a long length of wood. The quarterstaff requires two hands to hold, however, both ends of the staff can be utilized in order to deal damage to an opponent.Two-handed Weapons, such as the quarterstaff, are weapons which require both hands to grasp, thus can not be used with a shield. The weapons which belong to this group resemble weapons from many of the other groups. However, there is a distinct difference in the sheer size and weight of these weapons. In general, two-handed weapons hit a great deal harder and do more damage than one-handed edged or blunt weapons. The trade-off is less defense from the absence of a shield.
To be proficient with the quarterstaff it is strongly recommended that the user train in the two-handed weapon skill.
- bo stick
- walking staff
The quarterstaff does the least damage of the standard offensive two-handed weapons (runestaves are primarily used as defensive weapons). The advantages are its light weight and lower RT but most practitioners consider the quarterstaff less desirable than other two-handed weapons even with these advantages.
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The standard quarterstaff has a weight of 5 lbs.
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