Skofnung was the sword of legendary Danish king Hrolf Kraki. "The best
of all swords that have been carried in northern lands", it was
renowned for supernatural sharpness and hardness, as well as for being
imbued with the spirits of the kings 12 faithful berserker bodyguards.
"The emerald-studded sword" is a sword in the Persian legend Amir
Arsalan. The witch mother of an hideous horned demon called
Fulad-zereh, used a charm to make Fulad-zereh's body invulnerable to
all weapons except the blows of a specific sword called Shamshir-e
known as 'The Answerer' or 'The Retaliator' was the sword of Manannan
mac Lir. It was said to be a weapon that no armour could stop.
Is the sword of Charlemagne's paladin Roland. Count Roland attempts to
destroy the sword to prevent it from being captured by the ambushing
Saracens and creates La Brèche de Roland in the Pyrenees in the
process. But Durendal proves indestructible, so he hurls it into a
poisoned stream instead.
also known as Balmung ,Merodach is the source for the legendary evil sword Gram of Norse mythology.
The spear derives its name from the myth that a dragonfly landed on its
blade and was instantly cut in two. Thus Tonbo (Japanese for
"dragonfly") and giri (Japanese for "cutting"), translating this
spear's name as "Dragonfly Cutter/Cutting spear".
Known as the Spear of Destiny. The Wielder was invincible, but would die if possession was lost.
It was said to be a two-handed sword that made a circle like an arc of
rainbow when swung, and to have the power to slice the tops off hills
and take out several men.
Called the golden-bound cudgel.It is an iron rod whose size changes
according to the whim of the user, once used by Da Yu to measure the
depth of the flood waters destroying ancient China, which Wukong
obtains from the undersea palace of a Chinese dragon king. When it is
not in use, Wukong shrinks it to the size of a sewing needle and keeps
it behind his ear.
The Spear Luin was originally forged by the god Lugh for use against
Balor of the Evil Eye. It was this spear that won for Lugh the epithet
Lámhfhada, the 'Long-handed'. Whoever wielded it in battle would emerge
victorious. This is also known as "The Crescent Spear", famous because
it was supposed to be indestructible and had the properties of
elemental attacks like ice or lightning.
In Norse mythology, Balmung was the name of the sword that Sigurd
(Siegfried) used to kill the dragon Fafnir. It was forged by Weyland
the Smith and originally belonged to his father, Sigmund, who received
it in the hall of the Volsung.
Claíomh Solais was a sword that came from Gorias.In legend, the sword
glowed with a bright light, hence its name. It was irresistible in
battle and had the power to cut his enemies in half.
Also known as the "Sword of Mercy", is a symbolically broken sword that
is part of the traditional English regalia, now included in the Crown
Jewels of the United Kingdom. It is one of five swords used at the
coronation of the kings and queens of England. The Curtana has a blade
cut off short and square, indicating thereby the quality of the mercy
of the sovereign; according to the mythological history of the sword,
its tip was broken off by an angel to prevent a wrongful killing.