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A quarterstaff (plural quarterstaves) was a simple, two-handed melee weapon.[4]

Description[]

Quarterstaves were usually made of wood and sanded cylindrical with a diameter of 2‒4 in (5.1‒10 cm), with blunt ends. Though they could be plain wood, some were intricately carved works of art. Some were known to enhance their quarterstaves with metal-shod ends or textured striking surfaces.[6]

Weaponology[]

Quarterstaves were one of the simplest weapons available to any adventurer. Often favored among martial artists, monks, and some rangers. Wizards often used enchanted quarterstaves to channel arcane energy and as walking-sticks.[7]

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Nations[]

  • Quarterstaves were a commonly used weapon among inhabitants of Malatra.[10]

Religions[]

  • The gods Azuth[8] and Panzuriel were both known to consider quarterstaves their favored weapons.[11]

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Video Games
Baldur's Gate III

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