Halberd, a weapon consisting of an ax blade balanced by a pick with an elongated pike head at the end of the staff. This weapon usually do moderate damage and have long reach. Halberds are generally either a fusion between a spear and another weapon, thus combining straight thrusting attacks and wide swinging strikes, or are simply a cutting or chopping weapon on a long shaft, which is swung across and overhead at a distance. The blade is made of damascus folded steel, hand sharpened. The stainl..
Halberd was an extremely effective weapon because it was very versatile. The spear point could be used to keep distance from the enemy and made it capable for foot troops to effective attack mounted soldiers. The slicing axe blade could cause vicious damage to armor because the halberd could generate very powerful slices with long swings. Also an effective part of the halberd was the metal wrapping of much of the handle. This made it an effective tool for blocking an enemy's weapons, particulary..