Heavy war hammer

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For the weapon in SLASH'EM and SlashTHEM, see heavy hammer.
Name heavy war hammer
Appearance heavy war hammer
Damage vs. small 1d8+1
Damage vs. large 1d10
To-hit bonus +0
Weapon skill hammer
Size one-handed
Base price 10 zm
Weight 60
Material iron

A heavy war hammer is a type of one-handed weapon that appears in EvilHack and Hack'EM. Its base object material is iron, and it uses the hammer skill.

A heavy war hammer deals 1d8+1 damage versus small enemies and 1d10 versus large enemies, and can be used to combine weapons and other objects at a forge. The heavy war hammer is the base item for the artifact weapons Mjollnir, Ogresmasher, and the Hammer of the Gods.


A heavy war hammer can be forged by combining two war hammers, and can be combined with a spear to form a lucern hammer.


Heavy war hammers are a somewhat comparable option to long swords in terms of damage, and are a solid weapon choice for characters looking to prioritize blunt weaponry. Priests in particular can use them to great effect, compensating for their severe restrictions on the use of sharp and edged weapons by both their conduct and their weapon skill tree.