The ankus is a hooked device used to steer elephants. It deals only subdual damage, but because of its hook, you can also use it to make trip attacks. You can drop the ankus to avoid being tripped during your own trip attempt. The ankus has 10-foot teach.
|Exotic Weapon - Melee|
|Two-handed weapon. This weapon has reach; you can use it to strike foes 10 feet away, but not adjacent foes. You can use this weapon to make trip attacks. If you are tripped during the attempt, you may drop the weapon to avoid being tripped in return.|
Preferred weapon of: No known deity.