Functional War Hammers
A weapon of the late Middle Ages, the medieval war hammer could be used to attack mounted warriors or in close combat depending on the length of the handle. Functional war hammers could deliver impressive blows to targets even when they were wearing armor, contrasting the glancing blows of swords and axes. Also known as a maul, historical war hammers often featured a spike on one end of the head for grappling or piercing armor. At Buying a Sword, our battle ready war hammers are accompanied by other similar pole weapons like becs de corbin and Lucerne hammers, as well. To find the right piece for your re-enactment, you can choose from the variety of styles that we offer, such as English war hammers, German war hammers, and foot soldiers war hammer.