Guide to Weapons

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5000 B.C. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Club
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A club used by cavemen during the stone age, reports say that during the Dunga wars, cavemen could be heard saying "UNGA BUNGA!" while waving their clubs around. 5000 B.C.- 2020 A.D. Yes
Quarterstaff
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A long stick to thwack thou enemies.. 5000 B.C.- 2020 A.D. Yes
Wood buckler
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A small shield made out of wood. 5000 B.C.- 1600 A.D. Yes
Battleaxe
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A battleaxe with a head the size of an infant, perfect to cut people in half because of inertia only. It can be made from multiple materials. 5000 B.C. - 1850 A.D. Yes
Tomahawk
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Light and cheap, perfect for any indian wishing to end a soldier's life. Or a nomad to end a city's... It can be made from multiple materials. 5000 B.C. - 1850 A.D. Yes
Spear
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A pointy stick used by many societies and civilizations; It can be made with a variety of different materials. 5000 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Sling
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A piece of leather which you can fling stones at the head of your foes with. 5000 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes Rocks
Whip
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A string of leather made to remind your slaves when NOT to stop farming your plantations. 5000 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Primitive bow
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A bow used by hunters to hunt gazelles and mammoths 5000 B.C.- 1013 A.D. Yes Arrows


313 B.C. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Xiphos
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An ancient sword used by those in the Greek armies during the Greco-Persian wars, often times they were secondary weapons after the javelin or dory. 313 B.C. - 313 B.C. Yes
Dory
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The dory is a spear that was the main spear of hoplites (heavy infantry) in Ancient times. 313 B.C. - 1013 A.D. Yes
Sarissa
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The sarissa was a spear used in Ancient times by multiple greek states in phalanx formations, it's lenght is around 4 to 6 metres. 313 B.C. - 1013 A.D. Yes
Greek Shield
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An ancient shield used by those in the Greek armies, each shield represents a Greek city-state. 313 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Pilum
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A javelin commonly used by the Roman army in ancient times. It's head was an iron shank. 313 B.C. - 1013 A.D. Yes
Gladius
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An ancient sword used by those in the Roman army, it was the primary weapon used by foot soldiers. 313 B.C. - 313 B.C. Yes
Roman buckler
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A small shield used by the Roman Army not to protect the body, but to stop parry blows. 313 B.C. - 313 B.C. No
Roman shield
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The standard Roman shield also refered to as the "Scutum", used by the Roman Army. This shield is known for being used to perform the "Testudo" 313 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Roman standard
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What better way is there to send the message to the barbarians than whacking them in the head with it while screaming "Gloria Romae!" 313 B.C. - 313 B.C. No
Bronze shield
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A shield made from bronze. 313 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Iron shield
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A shield made from iron. 313 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Small sword
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A small sword that can be made from various materials, such as; copper, iron and steel. Made for combat that's quick and close. 450 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Arming sword
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A longer version of the short sword, can be made from bronze, iron or steel. 700 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes


1013 A.D. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Garrote
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Just like a necklace of pearls it is made to suit a neck, just not a lady's, and not for much time. 650 B.C. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Throwing knife
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A light knife made from iron, suited for throwing at dummies and unexpecting rivals. 900 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Shuriken
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A shuriken is a Japanese concealed weapon that is commonly used by the samurai and police as a hidden dagger or quick dagger to throw. 1013 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Kunai
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A weapon to stab with and throw, but also a tool to spy... yoooOOOOOoo. 1013 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Naginata
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A pole weapon used by the samurai class and the infantry of feudal Japan. 1013 A.D. - 1650 A.D. Yes
Katana
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A sword used by the samurai class in feudal Japan. 1013 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes
Wakazashi
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The wakizashi is one of the traditionally made Japanese swords worn by the samurai in feudal Japan. 1013 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes
Tanto
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A short japanese knife. 1013 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes
Halberd
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The halberd consists of an axe blade topped with a spike mounted on a long shaft and a hook or thorn on the back side of the axe blade for grappling mounted combatants. 1013 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Pike
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A pike is a pole weapon, a very long thrusting spear used extensively by infantry. 1013 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Steel shield
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A shield made from hard steel, the most durable and resilient of its kind. 700 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Steel shield
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A shield used by saracens. 700 A.D. - 2020 A.D. No
Templar Shield
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A shield made from the best iron to fight for the Holy Throne. Deus lo vult!. 1100 A.D. - 1300 A.D. No


Maul
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A weapon made only for giants and mad men, this can reduce anyone to a meatsteak. 650 B.C. - 2020 A.D. No
Huge fucking sword
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"But for now... I'll fight with my sword for him! (voices sing)" *Clang!* 650 B.C. - 2020 A.D. No
Cannon
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A cannon capable of taking down castle walls by firing cannonballs. 1500 A.D. - 1850 A.D. Yes Stoneballs
Short bow
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A standard bow. 1013 A.D. - 1958 A.D. Yes Arrows
Long bow
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A bow capable of shooting further than a standard bow thanks to its longer string and bigger frame. 1013 A.D. - 1958 A.D. Yes Arrows
Crossbow
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A different kind of bow, with its string capable of storing energy until the lever of the frame is pulled, firing a bolt at high speeds. 1013 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes Bolts
Firelance
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The true predecesor of all firearms; inefficent, one-shot and with a reach of 3 metres. Used in the first days of gunpowder. 1013 A.D. - 1850 A.D. Yes Stonebullet

1713 A.D. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Police baton
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A wooden baton to catch burglars. 1713 A.D. - 2020 A.D. Yes
Rapier
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A Rapier is type of sword with a slender and sharply-pointed two-edged blade. Common for duelling and self-defence but also as a military side arm. 1713 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes
Cutlass
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A cutlass is a short, broad sabre or slashing sword, with a straight or slightly curved blade sharpened on the cutting edge, and a hilt often featuring a solid cupped or basket-shaped guard. Dominant during the Age of Sail. 1713 A.D.- 1713 A.D. Yes
Spadroon
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A spadroon is a light sword with a straight edged blade, enabling both cut and thrust attacks. Used primarly in the army and the navy. 1713 A.D.- 1713 A.D. Yes
Longsword
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The largest sword most of people will be able to see, even if not the largest sword that can be made. Only for true knights. 1713 A.D.- 1713 A.D. Yes
Sabre
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A sabre is a type of backsword with a curved blade associated with the light cavalry. 1713 A.D.- 1873 A.D. Yes
Handcannon
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The true sucessor to the firelance. 1713 A.D. - 1850 A.D. Yes Stonebullet
Musket
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A muzzled-loaded long gun, the musket is a heavier version of the arquebus that became popular all around the world due to it's ability to penetrate heavy armour. 1713 A.D. - 1713 A.D. Yes Musket cartridge
Musketoon
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A shorter version of the musket, the musketoon mainly was popular among pirates and acted as a service shotgun or carbine. 1713 A.D. - 1713 A.D. Yes Musket cartridge
Arquebus
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The earliest version of a rifle in the 15th century, it is fired from its support stick. 1713 A.D. - 1850 A.D. Yes Musket cartridge
Flintlock pistol
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A flintlock rifle modified to be as small as a pistol. Famous around duellists, has a short range. 1713 A.D. - 1850 A.D. Yes Musketball (pistol)

1873 A.D. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Colt Peacemaker
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The Colt Single Action Army, also known as the Single Action Army and Peacemaker, is a single-action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges. 1873 A.D.- 1973 A.D. Yes .45 Colt
Derringer
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A single-shot muzzleloading percussion cap pistol, for the wealthy and for those who want a quick, stealthy draw. 1873 A.D.- 1973 A.D. Yes .41 Short
Winchester 1873
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A lever-action repeating rifle. The gun that won the West. 1873 A.D.- 1973 A.D. Yes .44-40
Sharps rifle
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A large-bore single-shot rifle. 1873 A.D.- 1973 A.D. Yes .45-70
Martini-Henry
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The Martini–Henry is a breech-loading single-shot lever-actuated rifle 1873 A.D.- 1973 A.D. Yes .577/540
Gewehr71
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A german service rifle. 1873 A.D.- 1973 A.D. Yes 7.65x53mm
Artillery
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A heavy set of equipment made to continuously fire artillery shells upon great distances by flying in an arc. 1850 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes Artillery shell

1903 A.D. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type

1943 A.D. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Karabiner 98k
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A bolt-action rifle, the Kar98k was the standard service rifle used by the German Wehrmacht in World War II. 1943 A.D. - 1943 A.D. No 7.92x57mm Mauser
Ak47
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Ak47 1943 A.D. - 2020 A.D. No 7.62×39mm
MP40
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A submachine gun, the MP40 was mainly used by infantrymen, platoon officers, and paratroopers in the Wehrmacht. 1943 A.D. - 1943 A.D. No
Compound bow
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A bow that uses a levering system, cables and pulleys to bend the limbs to store more power inside the frame than the longbow. 1958 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes Arrows
G3
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A german select-fire battlerifle developed by Heckler & Koch. 1943 A.D. - 1943 A.D. No 7.92x57mm Mauser
Flammenwerfer
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A German flamethrower used in World War II to burn Russians and Americans to a crisp; Just watch your back!. "Hans! Get ze flammenwerfer" 1943 A.D. - 1943 A.D. No Flammen
RPG-7
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A russian-developed unguided rocket-launcher. 1943 A.D. - 2020 A.D. No 40 mm
M16
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An American rifle. 1943 A.D. - 1943 A.D. No 5.56×45mm NATO

1973 A.D. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Shank
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For when the guards don't give you enough food... 1973 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes
FN P90
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FN P90 1973 A.D.- 2020 A.D. No FN 5.7×28mm
FN SCAR-L
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A light version of the FN SCAR 1973 A.D.- 2020 A.D. No 5.56×45mm NATO
FN SCAR-H
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A heavy version of the FN SCAR 1973 A.D.- 2020 A.D. No 7.62×51mmmm NATO


2013 A.D. Weapons

Weapon Image Description Available Craftable? Ammo type
Makeshift AK
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A barely functional imitation of the gas-operated, 7.62×39mm assault rifle, developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov 2013 A.D.- 2020 A.D. Yes 7.62x39mm

How to fire an artillery

This is the artillery menu. From the top to the bottom;

  1. The shell you have loaded
  2. How far you are aiming to hit
  3. The deviation to the right/left of the shell (from your character's point of view)


To have a higher chance of success at firing artillery shells on your enemies' territory, it's best if you have a telescope in hand. Or even better yet, a "spotter" to have their telescope always on the target, telling you where to aim while you control the artillery.

  • Each tile further means you'll have to add the value of "1" to the distance. If you want to hit 45 tiles away, you must aim for "45" distance.*


  • The sway is the "deviation" or just sway, that the shell will be affected by. If you fire from coordinates that aren't exactly aligned with your enemy, you can use these to move your shell left-to-right instead of moving the artillery.


  • You will need to load a shell before firing, you can clearly see if there's one by checking the panel.

  • There are many kinds of shells, like chlorine shells, zyklon B shells, white phosphorus shells, makeshift nuclear shells and many more, but let's see these more simple examples.

This is a High-Explosive shell, it will create a big explosion where it lands, spreading fire along. Great if your enemy has houses made out of wood or if there's grass around.
This is an Armor-Piercing shell, it will pierce through the armour of tanks.


All the other shells are:

Chlorine Designed to cause overexposure to the chlorine element, it causes respiratory system failure and severe nose and throat irritation
Mustard A man-made agent which causes chemical burning of the skin, eyes, and throat., very nasty stuff.
Phosgene A far more potent and well disguised cousin of chlorine gas, it has a slightly delayed but otherwise identical effect.
White Phosphorus A type of pyrophoric incendiary munition, it ignites air creating a large smoke cloud. Temperatures high enough to cause fourth degree burns to anyone unfortunate enough to be in direct contact.
Xylyl Bromide Primarily used as a "tear gas" type agent. Stereotypical respiratory pain and eye, skin, and throat irritations. Not heavily lethal, however.
Zyklon B Cyanide-based pesticide, it impedes upon cellular respiration. In simpler words it 'deactivates' the entire human body within minutes post-inhalation.
APCR A shell designed with a hard metal penetrating core, it has extreme penetrative force made to wound tank crews and disable vehicle components.
AP A steel alloy shell designed to survive the shock of direct hits against metal armor and continue going. Not exactly fancy but it works.
HE A shell designed to inflict as much concussive explosive force as possible, applications include destruction of fortifications or direct anti-personnel usages.
Makeshift Nuclear A shell designed to irradiate a large area for long periods of time.