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This weapon dates back to the old empire. It's not great, but it says something that it has lasted this long. It's been re-fitted and sharpened in recent times, and still holds a good edge.

–In-game description

Ancient weapons are older weapons from the Old Empire, salvaged and re-fitted for combat. This manufacturer is the second-lowest tier in the game, excluding homemade.

Ancient weapons tend to be less expensive and lighter than normal, but also slightly worse when it comes to cutting damage. The vast majority of factions and characters use these as their weapons, and is generally the standard weapon quality for most of the militaries across the world.

Their reduced weight make them suitable as training weapons for weaker characters.


  • Price: 0.8
  • Blunt Damage: 1
  • Cut Damage: 0.9
  • Min Cut Damage: 1
  • Weight: 0.7


  • Mid-Grade Salvage
  • Old Re-Fitted Blade
  • Re-fitted Blade


Given how often military armies demand Ancient-grade weapons and how common smitheries are everywhere, it is likely that many of the ancient-version weapons are not scavenged/salvaged and refitted from ancient locations but simply crafted as an imitation of the prototype.