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'''Demon blades''' are one of the better long blades you can still wield with a [[shields|shield]]. Although less powerful than [[double sword]]s, they are easy to find in the late-game off of [[hell knight]]s and usually generate with decent [[brand]]s and [[scroll of enchant weapon|enchantment]] values.
 
'''Demon blades''' are one of the better long blades you can still wield with a [[shields|shield]]. Although less powerful than [[double sword]]s, they are easy to find in the late-game off of [[hell knight]]s and usually generate with decent [[brand]]s and [[scroll of enchant weapon|enchantment]] values.
  
Demonspawn also deal slightly more damage while wielding them, but worshipers of [[good]] [[god]]s cannot attack with them without suffering [[penance]]. However, worshipers of [[the Shining One]] can convert a demon blade into a more powerful [[eudemon blade]] of [[holy wrath]] by wielding it and praying at his [[altar]] once they reach max piety. You can also reverse the process at [[Kiku]]'s or [[Lugonu]]'s altars, but this is usually a bad trade.
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Demonspawn also deal slightly more damage while wielding them.  Also, worshipers of [[good]] [[god]]s cannot attack with them without suffering [[penance]]. However, worshipers of [[the Shining One]] can convert a demon blade into a more powerful [[eudemon blade]] of [[holy wrath]] by wielding it and praying at his [[altar]] once they reach max piety. You can also reverse the process at [[Kiku]]'s or [[Lugonu]]'s altars, but this is usually a bad trade.
  
  

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Name Demon blade
Skill Long Blades
Damage 13
Accuracy -1
Base delay (%) 13 (130%)
Min delay 6 at skill 14
Hands 1H
Size Medium
Ranged? No


A terrible weapon, forged in the fires of Hell.
This weapon falls into the 'Long Blades' category. It is a one handed weapon, and it is better for the dexterous. Demonspawn are more deadly with it.

Demon blades are one of the better long blades you can still wield with a shield. Although less powerful than double swords, they are easy to find in the late-game off of hell knights and usually generate with decent brands and enchantment values.

Demonspawn also deal slightly more damage while wielding them. Also, worshipers of good gods cannot attack with them without suffering penance. However, worshipers of the Shining One can convert a demon blade into a more powerful eudemon blade of holy wrath by wielding it and praying at his altar once they reach max piety. You can also reverse the process at Kiku's or Lugonu's altars, but this is usually a bad trade.


Demon blade Eudemon blade
Demon blade.png Blessed blade.png
Unrandart Demon blades
"Bloodbane" Demon blade bloodbane.png
"Leech" Demon blade leech.png
Weapons
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Bows Shortbow (Arrow) • Longbow (Arrow)
Crossbows Arbalest (Bolt) • Hand crossbow (Bolt) • Triple crossbow (Bolt)
Maces & Flails ClubDemon whipDire flailEveningstarFlailGiant clubGiant spiked clubGreat maceMaceMorningstarSacred scourgeWhip
Long Blades Demon bladeDouble swordEudemon bladeFalchionGreat swordLong swordScimitarTriple sword
Polearms BardicheDemon tridentGlaiveHalberdScytheSpearTridentTrishula
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Slings Fustibalus (Sling bullet, Stone) • Hunting sling (Sling bullet, Stone)
Staves LajatangMagical staffQuarterstaff
Throwing BoomerangDartJavelinLarge rockStoneThrowing net