Melee Weapons

Category:
weapon (melee)
Description:

Un-powered melee weapons.

Bio:

Axe
A standard tool and a common improvised weapon in Strata’s logging industry.
AP/BD 3M/2
Range 1M
Mass 4.0kg
-2 to attack roll
See also Dubois Family Axes.

Blackjack/Sap
A standard weapon of muggers and thugs.
AP/BD 0M/3D
Range 1M
Mass 0.2kg
-2 to attack roll

Club or Improvised
The first weapon.
AP/BD 1M/1
Range 1M
Mass 2.0kg

Knuckleduster
Various styles of fist augmentation.
AP/BD 1M/1
Range 1M
Mass 2.0kg
Resolve attacks using the Martial Arts skill

Knife/Dagger
The second weapon.
AP/BD 1M/1
Range 1M
Mass 0.25kg

Bayonette
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.
AP/BD 1M/1
Range 1M
Mass 0.25kg

Pistol-whip or Rifle-butt
A time honoured tactic.
AP/BD 1M/1
Range 1M
Mass 2.0kg

Polearm
This is usually only seen as a ceremonial weapon, for historic re-enactments or for training purposes.
AP/BD 1M/2
Range 2M
Mass 6.0kg

Scimitar
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.
AP/BD 2M/2
Range 1M
Mass 2.5kg
+1 to attack roll

Sword
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.
AP/BD 2M/2
Range 1M
Mass 3.0kg

Melee Weapons

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