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|| A massive sword, requiring great skill to use effectively.
Claymores are the ultimate long blade. They do more damage than almost any other weapon in the game (barring their blessed counterparts and giant spiked clubs), but require a heavy skill investment to use quickly or accurately.
In 0.16 Claymores were renamed back to triple swords.
Claymores were introduced in 0.14, replacing triple swords. This change initially involved a slight boost to their base damage, but was changed to simply be a change of flavour (name, description, tiles).