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This is a list of types of weapons by general category.

Bows[]

Bows were considered a principal weapon for samurai. They were carried unstrung to avoid stretching or breaking the bowstring. [1]

Arrows[]

Chain Weapons[]

Chain weapons were comprised of one or two weapons attached by a length of chain. They were extremely uncommon, due to the sheer difficulty of their use. [2]

Polearms and Spears[]

Polearms[]

Spears[]

Spears were the most common melee weapon among the tribes before the Dawn of the Empire. [3] It was employed by the Senpet and the City Guard of Medinaat al-Salaam. [4]

Heavy Weapons and Axes[]

Ninja weapons[]

Swords[]

Knives[]

War Fans[]

Peasant Weapons[]

Staves[]

Miscellaneous[]

References

  1. Legend of the Five Rings; Fourth Edition, p. 199
  2. Legend of the Five Rings; Fourth Edition, p. 200
  3. Naishou Province, p. 6
  4. Legend of the Burning Sands Roleplaying Game, p. 56
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