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By the mid-1400s, armour had developed to a point where it was almost impervious to a sword blow. That is when the knight or man-at-arms would reach for a good solid weapon like the War Hammer to defeat their well-armoured foes.
The Zulu African Spear is based on the Iklwa, a famous short-staffed, large-bladed spear that carved out one of the greatest early African nations. The spearhead of this weapon is made of tempered high carbon steel.