Un-powered melee weapons.
A standard weapon of muggers and thugs.
-2 to attack roll
Club or Improvised
The first weapon.
Various styles of fist augmentation.
Resolve attacks using the Martial Arts skill
The second weapon.
Bayonette’s have become increasingly rare in the modern battlefield. Compared to resorting to vibro weapons or sidearms or shooting point blank with the rifle, the tactical value of a small blade mounted where the bullets come out of the rifle is marginal at best.
Pistol-whip or Rifle-butt
A time honoured tactic.
This is usually only seen as a ceremonial weapon, for historic re-enactments or for training purposes.
A symbol of pride and military skill among the Federated Suns and Lyran Alliance. Scimitars are frequently family heirlooms passed down among families tied to the military. Scimitars are seen as an officer’s weapon and a finesse weapon, in contrast to swords.
+1 to attack roll
A symbol of military service among the Federated Suns and Lyran Alliance. Swords are seen as an soldier’s weapon and a regular weapon, in contrast to scimitars.