A pole-arm

a pole arm is a close combat weapon.Usually a single-edged blade is placed on the end of a long wooden shaft.Spear and Halberd are two variations of pole weapons.Pole arms are used by the dwarves, the corsairs of Umbar as well as the black númenóreans.Special pole arms such as the Usriev or the Derfel are used by the Easterlings and Variags and the Dunlendings.


  • MERP Rulebook 2nd Edition