Scimitar

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Name Scimitar
Skill Long Blades
Damage 11
Accuracy 0
Base delay (%) 14 (140%)
Min delay 7 at skill 14
Hands 1H
Size Medium
Ranged? No
A long sword with a wide, curved blade.
This weapon falls into the Long Blades category. It is a one handed weapon, and it is best used by the dexterous.

Scimitars are the best common one-handed Long Blades. While you may eventually wish to upgrade to a demon blade or a double sword, you can use a scimitar while you're still waiting to find one.

Notably, efreets, Erica, and Azrael always carry flaming scimitars.

Scimitar
Mundane Scimitar1.png
Magical Scimitar2.png
Artefact Scimitar3.png
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