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Type-8 Energy Weapon/Glaive
Production information
Technical specifications
Usage
Era(s)

Necros War

Affiliation

USR

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The Type-8 Energy Weapon/Glaive, or Energy Glaive, is a weapon used by the USR. The weapon has long been associated with temple guards and pilgrims.

Description

The Energy Glaive is a large melee used by the Sangheili. The weapon consists of a six foot haft, and a fan shaped blade. Like the Energy Pike, the Glaive uses a blade enhanced with a keen plasma edge. This creates an unassuming weapon that quickly becomes lethal at the press of a button. This plasma edge can slice through infantry with ease, and is a lethal instrument. It is traditionally the weapon of the Temples, and their guardsmen, and for ages this weapon, and it's predecessors, has been used to slay bandits who prey on the faithful. The weapon can drag a mounted warrior to the ground for the killing blow, or keep a swordsman at arms length.

Today, the weapon is seen in the hands of priests, monks, and the Guardians of Faith order.

Variants

Hermitage

The Hermitage is a revered holy weapon, held in the temple of Kalmaras as a relic. It was once used by a hermit, who lived in the Stalwart Hills, above the pilgrimage route to the High Temple of Kalmaras. It was often a sight of predation by bandits, who would attack weary pilgrims. The hermit who wielded this weapon responded to their cries, and fell upon bandits with a great and furious rage. The hermit eventually grew old, and finally lost his life, though the battle was won. His body, and his weapon, were carried to the temple, where the weapon was consecrated, and his body burned, the ash used to anoint the weapon.

Pilgrim's Pride

Passed through Guardians who held the shrine to Saint Gurkash, the weapon's glittering purple edge was often the first relic pilgrims witnessed, and the last thing brigands saw. The blade has long been a presence at the shrine, and never strays far, except to protect pilgrims in the valley below.

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Weapons of the USR

Energy Rifles

Plasma Rifle | Plasma Repeater | Storm Rifle | Concussion Rifle

Kinetic Rifles

Needler | Carbine | Needle Rifle | Needler Shotgun

Pistols

Plasma Pistol | Nail Gun | Fuel Rod Burster

Heavy Weapons

Plasma Caster | Fuel Rod Gun | Plasma Launcher | Needler Cannon | Assault Cannon

Sniper Rifles

Beam Rifle | Focus Rifle | Fuel Rod Rifle

Support Weapons

Plasma Cannon | Plasma Mortar | Plasma Flamer

Grenades

Plasma Grenade | Fusion Grenade | Electricity Grenade

Melee Weapons

Energy Sword | Energy Greatsword | Curveblade

Energy Garrote | Energy Dagger | Tactical Knife

Energy Pike | Energy Spear | Energy Glaive | Energy Halberd | Type-34 Energy Weapon/Lance

Explosives

Anti Matter Charge | 'Bouncing Betty' | 'Jumping Jack'


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