Epic Armoury’s Landsknecht Rondel is a solid 46 cm. dagger inspired by the mercenary Landsknechts of the Hansa State era. Whether your LARP-character is a conniving scoundrel who's trade is skulduggery & espionage or simply just a rogue on the run, this dagger is for you. It features a 28 cm. blade with a central ridge and a fine wood-like handle protected by a cross guard in the shape of a twisted bronze ring. The bronze coloured pommel is rounded, designed as a basic interpretation of a knight’s “rondel dagger”. When fighting enemies close-quarter in heavy plate armour, daggers like this would have been used to force between the joints.
Special care has been taken to ensure that our LARP weapons are safe. This dagger was constructed around a solid fibreglass rod core and a flexible kevlar tip to prevent punctures. Its latex finish requires some maintenance to maximize its use and your wellbeing.
The German ‘Landsknechts’ were feared soldiers on 16th Century battlefields and had a reputation for remorceless violence
It was said that the devil refused to let Landsknechts into hell, because he was so afraid of them
The First Rule of the Sword is thus: put the point into the other man.
As the world's most skilled duelist, it is a rule you've educated countless people in. At this point, your sword is not just a weapon, but an extension of your body. You are never seen without your storied Rapier.
Epic Armoury’s Rapier is a medium latex sword inspired by European medieval weapons. The sword is 85 cm long and has a 70 cm straight double-edged blade with a central ridge. The crossguard curves toward the blade to trap incoming strikes, protecting a 10 cm detailed handle with metal embellishments and real leather wrapped around the grip.
Whether you are a nobleman or a valiant musketeer, this Rapier is our highest quality gear due to its impressive durability and detail. The blade is made from closed cell foam around a fibreglass core and finished with a strong latex coating, while the handle is a polyurethane foam cast that allows for greater detail and no maintenance. This next generation model sword will make you confident in the safety and appeal of your weapon on the battlefield.
A sword optimized for thrusting, but could also be used for cutting and slashing
Typically considered to be a long, narrow bladed sword with a protective hilt
Usually paired with a buckler, dagger, sword, or cloak
The best defence in life means nothing if it is eaten away by time and the elements, or even attacked from the inside. And so it is with your own armour! Humidity, expansion and contraction in the heat, UV radiation, rain, and the withering blows of your enemies all conspire to expose your armour to rust, but worse yet, your very own precious bodily fluids conspire to corrode it from the inside with their impurities and corruption! (which is why we only ever drink pure grain alcohol or rainwater)
You could coat your armour (and other metal objects) in a regular run of the mill lubricant, but many of them are actively hydrophobic. Great for metal but terrible for leather, cotton and other organic materials!
Lanox MX4 is a lanolin rich lubricant, and lanolin is the oil that is naturally produced by sheep to prevent them from shrinking in the rain and generally remain weather proof! It is superior to many artificial compounds and does not damage leathers or organic fibres.
Please note: Due to the pressurised nature of this product, it is NOT A PRODUCT THATCAN BE DELIVERED by standard courier. You will need to pick it up from us at a game or warehouse, or we may arrange for specialty couriers by request.
This product is available in store only and cannot be shipped as it is a pressurised container. Online orders placed for delivery will be cancelled.