Weapons Description

Urgosh, Dwarven

Also known as the spear-axe, this weapon is made up of a spear tip and an axe head mounted on opposite ends of a sturdy pole. You can fight with it as if fighting with two weapons, but if you do, you incur all the normal attack penalties associated with fighting with two weapons, just as if you were using a one-handed weapon and a light weapon. The urgrosh's axe head is a slashing weapon that deals 1d8 points of damage. Its spear head is a piercing weapon that deals 1d6 points of damage. You can use either head as the primary weapon. The other is the off-hand weapon. A creature wielding a dwarven urgrosh in one hand can't use it as a double weapon-only one end of the weapon can be used in any given round.
If you use a ready action to set an urgrosh against a charge, you deal double damage if you score a hit against a charging character. If you use an urgrosh against a charging character, the spear head is the part of the weapon that deals damage. Dwarves treat dwarven urgroshes as martial weapons.

Exotic Weapon - Melee
Cost50 gp
Range Inc -
Weight12 lb.
TypePiercing or slashing
Source Dragon #331
Two-handed Weapon. This weapon deals double damage when readied against a charge. Double weapon.

Preferred weapon of: No known deity.

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