The most defining trait of two handed swords remains the requirement of both hands in order to wield the weapon. These large Renaissance swords remained in popular use throughout the 15th and 16th centuries, and they could reach up to six feet in length in the largest examples. Double handed swords were also sometimes called Zweihanders and great swords. In battle, functional two hand sword could be swung powerfully in order to crush the heavy armor of opponents. Following the disappearance of armor due to the growing use of firearms in the late 16th century, most two handed swords began to be used as ceremonial weapons. At Buying a Sword, we carry many excellent battle ready and decorative two handed swords in a range of styles. Our selection includes two handed Viking swords, two handed Danish swords, two handed Crusader swords, and two handed fantasy swords, among other designs. Whether you are looking for an impressive weapon to display or a powerful training sword, you will discover excellent options here.
As armor improved, swords were forced to change. This 12th Century Medieval Sword with Scabbard is an example of how they changed, developing into larger blades that excelled at slashing, crushing, and thrusting, all to negate a foes armor.
As armour improved, swords changed. This 12th Century Medieval Sword with Scabbard and Belt is an example of how they changed, developing into larger blades that excelled at slashing, crushing, and thrusting, all to negate a foes armor.
If you have been searching for a medieval styled sword with elegance, then the 16th Century Two-Handed Sword with Scabbard may be what you desire. This hand forged sword recreates antique refinement that no warrior can deny.
The beauty and function of a blade like the 16th Century Two-Handed Sword with Scabbard and Belt is something to be truly appreciated. Any gentleman or warrior would be happy to carry this fine weapon at their side.
A Dothraki chief who marries Daenerys Targaryen, Khal Drogo is an astonishingly fearless and fierce warrior, whose skill with an arakh is unrivaled. The Arakh of Khal Drogo is an exact replica of the favored weapon of this horse-lord.
Clear the escape when rescuing the royals from the besieged castle. Forge a path through enemy hordes while safeguarding your fellows. The Battle Guard Black Staff Sword has the reach and power to knock down multiple foes.
Aesthetically pleasing is a great way to describe this sword, but do not think for a second that this sword is just a wall-hanger. As nice as this Black Death Sword with Scabbard looks, it is also fully functional and battle-ready.
Aesthetically pleasing is a great way to describe this sword, but do not think that this weapon is just a wall hanger. The Black Death Sword with Scabbard and Belt is as eye-catching as it is fully functional and battle-ready.
There are many stories surround the idea of chivalry in the medieval world. Add a medieval aesthetic to your decor with the Black Hilt Chivalry Sword. Display it in your home or office. This sword also makes a great costume accessory.
This bloodthirsty fantasy sword has recently fed in battle, judging by the eye-catching appearance of its painted blade. The Blood Drip Fantasy Short Sword makes a stunning decorative weapon to showcase in your home.
This wicked fantasy sword looks as though it has recently seen combat with the bloody pattern painted across its blade. The Blood Drip Hooked Fantasy Short Sword makes an excellent ornamental blade for displaying.
Perfect for re-enactors, collectors, or modern warriors, the Bosworth Long Sword serves as an excellent historical sword replica and battle ready blade. The medieval long sword looks stunning and feels great to use.