Mordhau

Weapons Suggestions Megathread

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Smeelio

A spiked shield for some real good bashing

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Havoc

Shashka

"The Shashka (Adyghe: Сэшхуэ /IPA: [saʃxʷa]/ - big knife, Russian: (Шашка)) is a special kind of sabre; a very sharp, single-edged, single-handed, and guardless sword. In appearance, the shashka is midway between a full sabre and a straight sword. It has a slightly curved blade, and can be effective for both slashing and thrusting. The blade is either hollowed or fullered. There is no guard, but a large, curved pommel. The hilt is frequently highly decorated. Shashkas from the Caucausus, as opposed to Russian versions, are carried in a wooden scabbard that encloses part of the hilt. It is worn with the cutting edge to the rear, opposite to the sabre."

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Jax — Community Manager

The Shaska is dope! Especially since it fits the time period perfectly, and would be an awesome fit for the messer/falchion category.

I'd loooove to make a Russian character with a bardiche and one of these <3

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Ranten

We have a few practice shashkas in our HEMA school. Sparring with them is so damn dope

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Sir Zombie

Curved swords.

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Void

@Sir Zombie said:
Curved swords.

Not a big fan, but we need the variety

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Whisper

I'd like swords curved forward, shit looks cool

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Smeelio

You see those warriors from Hammerfell? They’ve got curved swords. Curved. Swords.

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  • 28 Mar '17
 Sammy

C U R V E D S W O R D S

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Duke 5473 13074
  • 30 Mar '17
 Jax — Community Manager

We need Italian bar maces as a separate skin set for the mace

So dank

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Duchess 6857 9820
  • 30 Mar '17
 Sir Zombie

Is that a screwdriver?

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For when you need to screw something real big.

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  • 30 Mar '17
 PJ_Ammas

@ElricvonRabenfels said:
For when you need to screw something real big.

Like your mom tbh

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  • 30 Mar '17
 ItsDatBoii

LESS TALKING, MORE FLAILING!lesstalking.jpg

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@PJ_Ammas said:

@ElricvonRabenfels said:
For when you need to screw something real big.

Like your mom tbh

She's prolly fat as fuck by now, so ye, possibly like my mum.
Or dead. Then she'd be skinny as fuck. Unless she's a bloated, decomposing corpse in the sea.

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  • 30 Mar '17
 Ranten

You are totally gonna fit in our community

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@Ranten said:
You are totally gonna fit in our community

I'll make sure to fit in your tight little community, ifyouknowhatimean.

Jokes aside, how about pikes? REAL long pikes.

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  • 30 Mar '17
 Ranten

@ElricvonRabenfels said:
REAL long pikes.

Really long pikes can only be used effectively in formations, which is nearly impossible in a game like Mordhau. Moreover, pike is unflexible and doesn't fit Mordhau's theme. Long pikes is more of a battlefield weapon, while Mordhau is about mercs shanking each other in tight corners of castles with longswords and pollaxes. Spear is already enough, having anything longer would be hillariously useless and dumb

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  • 31 Mar '17
 DerFurst

Pikes with the mechanics of this game would be ultra cancer and look very dumb. You'd be able to stab people with the shaft instantly, or stab people from 15-20 ft away from you. You'd essentially have a melee version of a hitscan sniper rifle that also doubles as a shotgun at close range. Absolutely not.

Unless they have their own separate mechanics and properties, they would not work well.