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Tuesday Magic Item – Steady Spear

20 October, 2009

For those that need to hold off cavalry (or other) charges, you will not find a better weapon than the:

Steady Spear– These are usually long spears or, more rarely, sarissa (pike).  They are designed to hold charging beasts (or cavalry) at bay.

A Steady Spear is a has an additional +1 to attack against a charging foe and gives its wielder the ability to make an attack of opportunity against a charging opponent who enters an area you threaten.  This attack of opportunity happens immediately before the charge attack is resolved.  Steady Spears save against breakage due to impacts at a +6.

Caster Level: 5th Prerequisites: Craft Magical Arms and Armor,  Mending, True Strike.   Market Price: +1 bonus.  Weight: 9lbs (long spear), 12lbs (sarissa).

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