Arena:Base Weapons

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Weapons can be essential for defeating your foes in Arena. Other than a punch or unarmed attack, you can choose from either ranged or melee weapons of various types, depending on what is available for your character's class. Each weapon can be made from a variety of materials, each of which affects the weapon's ability to hit and the damage it inflicts on your enemies.

Weapon Damage and Weight[edit]

Weapons come in both one- and two-handed varieties. An unarmed attack is considered a one-handed weapon. If you choose to use a two-handed weapon, you will not be able to carry a shield.

One-Handed Weapons
Weapon Base Damage Weight (kg)
Punch 1-2 1
Leather Gauntlets 2-3 2
Chain Gauntlets 2-3 4
Plate Gauntlets 3-4 8
Dagger 1-6 0.5
Tanto 1-8 0.5
Shortsword 1-8 3
Wakizashi 1-10 2
Broadsword 1-12 6
Mace 1-12 8
Saber 3-12 7
Longsword 2-16 8
Katana 3-16 6
Two-Handed Weapons
Weapon Base Damage Weight (kg)
Short Bow 2-8 0.5
Long Bow 2-12 1
Staff 1-8 3
War Axe 2-12 8
Flail 2-14 10
Battle Axe 2-16 12
Claymore 2-18 14
War Hammer 3-18 16
Dai-Katana 3-21 8

Metal Types[edit]

Metal colors, from Iron to Ebony

Weapons can be made of different metals, which determines their ability to hit, the damage they do, the rate at which they wear out, and their color. Most weapons have no metal specified in their name, these have the damage and chance to hit of steel but the appearance of iron. Deterioration rate is a percentage of the damage dealt by a weapon removed from its condition.

Metal Type Bonus Chance
To Hit
Bonus Min.
Damage
Bonus Max.
Damage
Deterioration
rate
Color
Iron -1 0 -2 20% Teal
0 0 0 (?) Teal
Steel 0 0 0 15% Dark, cold gray
Silver 0 0 0 10% Bright gray
Elven +1 +1 +1 10% Pale green
Dwarven +2 +2 +2 8% Gold
Mithril +3 +3 +3 8% Blueish white
Adamantium +4 +4 +4 5% Dark blueish gray
Ebony +5 +5 +5 3% Dark, warm gray

All One-Handed Weapons by Type[edit]

The following sections provide an exhaustive albeit extremely incomplete list each one-handed weapon by type, material, effects, cost, and location. All images are of iron weapons.

Please note that this list is valid only for classes which have no weapon restrictions.

Broadswords[edit]

Daggers[edit]

Katanas[edit]

Longswords[edit]

Maces[edit]

Sabers[edit]

Shortswords[edit]

Tantos[edit]

Wakizashis[edit]


All Two-Handed Weapons by Type[edit]

The following sections provide an exhaustive albeit extremely incomplete list each two-handed weapon by type, material, effects, cost, and location. All images are of iron weapons.

Please note that this list is valid only for classes which have no weapon restrictions.

Battle Axes[edit]

Claymores[edit]

Dai-Katanas[edit]

Flails[edit]

Long Bows[edit]

Short Bows[edit]

Staffs[edit]

War Axes[edit]

War Hammers[edit]


See Also[edit]

  • Artifacts — A list of special magical items, including unique weapons.