Dekmekom Weapons & Equipment
Dekmekom warriors wear studded leather armour and spiked gauntlets (Romkrôkar). Blades also employ spiked bucklers (Bakriszar), while Shields use a larger bladed shields (Dremsakrerd).
Male Blades wield a sickle sword (Kekrarkvars) and a smaller sickle knife (Dràmakvars), while female Blades wield a parrying spear (Kvarkrerd) and a short stabbing spear (Draemkvàk). All Blades are also equipped with a powerful longbow known as a great bow (Srukbusam).
Male Shields wield a sickle sword and females wield the short spear.
Each triad fights as a unit, with the Shields tasked with protecting the Blade.
Bladed Shield (Dremsakrerd [DREHM-sahk-rerd] “sword shield”): The Dremsakrerd is a medium shield with a long sword-like blade extending out in line with the forearm. Proficient users can use the weapon to attack and defend at the same time (non-proficient users cannot). It confers a +1 AC bonus against up to 3 opponents and gives a +2 to block or parry attempts.
Great bow (Srukbusam [sruk-BUH-sahm]): The Srukbusam is a powerful compound recurve longbow measuring 6′-7′ in length with a pull of 130 lbs or more. It fires large arrows over 4 feet long, which come in a number of specialized varieties.
Parrying Spear (Kvarkrerd [KVAHRK-rerd] “spear shield”): This weapon is designed for parrying, it consists of a small spiked shield attached to a short spear with a blade on either end. This is functionally a double weapon, allowing the wielder to fight with it as if fighting with two weapons. This weapon gives a +2 bonus to any attempts to block or parry, and in the hands of a proficient user it confers a +1 AC bonus against 2 opponents.
Short Spear (Draemkvàk [drah-ehm-KVAYK] “small spear”): The kvàk is a short-hafted spear with a two-foot shaft with a large, broad blade one foot long. It is used as a stabbing weapon during melee attacks.Sickle Knife (Dràmakvars [DRAY-mah-kvars] “small sword”): This is a smaller version of the Grukkvars, with a blade 25-30 cm long. Sickle Sword (Grukkvars [GRUHK-kvahrs] “large sword”: The Grukkvars has 50–60 cm (20–24 inches) blade that curves midway along its length to form a sickle-like curve. The blade is only sharpened on the outside portion of the curved end. This weapon provides a +1 inherent bonus to trip attacks.Spiked Buckler (Bakriszar [BAHK-ris-zahr] “protector”): The bakriszar is a small shield worn on the forearm. It is equipped with a spike which can be used as a weapon. Being small, it only confers a +1 AC bonus against a single opponent.
Spiked Gauntlet (Romkrôkar [rom-KROY-kahr] “hand blade”): A romkrôkar is a thick leather glove with small spikes or blades along the knuckles. Wearing a romkrôkar converts an unarmed attack into an armed attack. Monks may not use their unarmed attack bonus with these weapons. When using a romkrôkar you cannot be disarmed.
TABLE 1: Derkmekom weapon stats
|Bladed Shield (Dremsakrerd)||Martial Melee||15||1d6 piercing||10||Heavy
Special: Proficient users can attack and get the AC benefit (others do one or the other); +1 to Knockdown in a Shield-Rush; +2 to Block; AC Benefit is +1 (+3 if proficient) vs. any 3 frontal or flank Opponents
|Great Bow (Srukbsam)||Martial Ranged||75>||1d10 piercing||3||Ammunition, (Range: 150/600), heavy, two-handed|
|Parrying Spear (Kvarkrerd)||Martial Melee||15||1d6 Piercing||10||Finesse
Special: +2 to block; acts as a small shield (+1 AC vs. 2 opponents/Rnd) for Proficient user
|Short Spear (Draemkvàk)||Simple Melee||2||1d8 piercing||1||Light, Thrown (range: 20/60)|
|Sickle Knife (Dràmakvars)||Simple Melee||10||1d6 slashing||4||Light, finesse|
|Sickle Sword (Grukvars)||Martial Melee||15||1d8 slashing||7||–|
|Spiked Buckler (Bakriszar)||Martial Melee||3||1d3 piercing||3||Light, Finesse
Special: +1 AC vs 1 opponent
|Spiked gauntlet (Romkrôkar)||Simple Melee||10||1d4 piercing, bludgeoning||2||–|
Bladed Shield (Dremsakrerd): http://pre06.deviantart.net/84cc/th/pre/i/2014/032/c/6/kolfel_blade_shield_by_jrcoffroniii-d73l3dd.jpg
Parrying Spear (Kvarkrerd): http://www.turbosquid.com/3d-models/parrying-shield-3d-obj/163585
Short Spear (Draemkvàk): http://www.isandlwana.com/assets/gallery/weapons/assegai-spear.jpg
Sickle Knife (Dràmakvars): http://sappara.turbosquid.com/3d-Models/3ds/max/xsi/c4d/obj
Sickle Sword (Grukvars): http://longshiparmoury.deviantart.com/art/Khopesh-2-208461806
Spiked Buckler (Bakriszar): http://www.bladesmithsforum.com/index.php?showtopic=11473
Spiked Gauntlet (Romkrôkar): http://imgarcade.com/1/spiked-knuckle-gloves/