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Ankus

Cost 8 gp Weight 5 lbs.
Damage 1d6 (small), 1d8 (medium) Critical x2 Type piercing
Category light Proficiency martial
Weapon Groups heavy blades
Special disarm, trip

Also known as an elephant goad, this tool consists of a 2- to 3-foot rod ending in a spearhead and a backward-facing hook. Traditionally used to train and direct large animals, the ankus can be used as a weapon in a pinch.

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