Bastard sword

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The holy symbol of Ragathiel incorporates a bastard sword.
This article is about the weapon. See "Bastard, Sword" for the Pathfinder Tales short story.

A bastard sword has a blade that is generally around four feet in length and an elongated handle, making it too difficult to use one-handed without specialized training.1

On Golarion

There have been a number of powerful or well-known bastard swords on Golarion, including:

Deities who hold this weapon as their favored weapon include Feronia,5 Ragathiel,6 and Malacoda.7


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  3. F. Wesley Schneider. (2012). Artifacts & Legends, p. 17. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-458-0
  4. Greg A. Vaughan. (2008). Skeletons of Scarwall. Skeletons of Scarwall, p. 56. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-099-5
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  6. Sean K Reynolds et al. (2014). "Appendix". Inner Sea Gods, p. 323. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-597-6
  7. Sean K Reynolds et al. (2014). "Appendix". Inner Sea Gods, p. 329. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-597-6