The rapier was a slender, sharply pointed sword often with a complex hilt designed to protect the wielding hand. The blade could be sharpened along some or all of the length of the blade or may not have any cutting edge at all. The blade was typically 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) wide or less and 39 inches (99 centimeters) or more in length. A typical rapier cost 20 gp and weighed 2 pounds (910 grams).
Used mainly for thrusting and piercing attacks, it was favored by both fencers and duelists. Rapiers were relatively light blades and quite deadly in the hands of those properly trained, therefore they were classified as martial weapons.
- One of the Baneblades of Demron
- Sembian guardblade
- Expensive magical rapiers usually wielded by Sembite nobles
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