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Roman gladius, type Pompeji Photographed during a show of Legio XV from Pram, Austria

Roman gladius, type Pompeji Photographed during a show of Legio XV from Pram, Austria

Gladius became the general Latin word for "sword". In the Roman Republic it referred specifically to the short sword, used by Roman legionaries.

A gladius is a larger version of the short sword. Characters proficient with the gladius may treat it as a short sword for purposes of any of the following feats: Greater Weapon Focus, Greater Weapon Specialization, Improved Critical, Weapon Focus, & Weapon Specialization.

Light Melee Weapons (Martial)
Weapon Cost Damage (S) Damage (M) Critical Range Increment Weight Type Special
Gladius
15 gp 1d4 1d6 19-20/x2 3 lbs. Piercing or Slashing performance

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