Two-handed Swords are the standard weapon for ogre berserkers and flinds. This weapon requires two hands to be wielded effectively. It has a low speed factor of 10, it can deal one hit in 1 round and it does 1d10. Most two handed swords require a strength of 14 to be wielded. This item appears in Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn and Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition. It's sold at almost all stores stocking and selling weapons. In Baldur's Gate, two handed swords fall under the large sword proficiency, but from Baldur's Gate II, it's in the two-handed swords proficiency instead.


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The two-handed sword is a derivative of the long sword. Weaponsmiths have always looked for ways to improve existing weapons. In an effort to improve the long sword, the blade was lengthened. Eventually, the handle had to be extended and two hands became necessary to properly swing the sword. The primary function of two-handed swords is cleaving mounted knights and breaking up pike formations.

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