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Bastard sword

Source Ultimate Equipment pg. 20, PRPG Core Rulebook pg. 143


Cost 35 gp Weight 6 lbs.
Damage 1d8 (small), 1d10 (medium); Critical 19-20/x2; Range —; Type S; Special
Category One-Handed; Proficiency Exotic
Weapon Groups Blades, Heavy


A bastard sword is about 4 feet in length, making it too large to use in one hand without special training; thus, it is an exotic weapon. You can use a bastard sword two-handed as a martial weapon.