You admire the Viking Sword that belonged to your father. The great warrior sailed his last voyage, but your brethren still managed to bring back his weapon specially for you. For that, at least, you are grateful.
Looking down upon the sharpened, freshly cleaned steel, you wonder what this sword has seen. Carried on countless travels, this sword may have shed blood raiding the English coast, been tarnished under the sun of Spain, and been drawn in defense of Miklagard.
One day you will add to its story.
The Viking Sword is a weapon of status wielded by free men and proud warriors of skill and valour. The 85 cm long sword has a 65 cm fullered blade designed to be lightweight while maintaining its structural stability. The handle is detailed and 10 cm long, cast and painted to look like realistic leather wrapped around a carved hilt and pommel.
Whether you are a Viking or Celtic warrior, this Viking Sword 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 hybrid model sword will make you confident in the safety and appeal of your weapon on the battlefield.
Originally a Frankish design
Most swords of this design found in Scandinavia were imported or looted from the Frankish Empire
Also referred to as a “Norman Sword”
Gave rise to the Knightly Sword in the 11th to 12th centuries
A fuller, or the groove that runs the length of the blade, was added to weapons to lighten the blade while adding structural strength
You are laughing too loud. You realize it must be scaring your enemy, because no one wants to face you on the frontline anymore. They think you are crazed. Maybe you are, because the adrenaline of being in a battle has left you feeling drunk with exhilaration.
If no one will come to you, it’s time to bring the fight to them! One poor soldier desperately strikes at you, but your Viking Shield deflects his attempt easily. You see the terror in his eyes as your laugh fills the field and you bring the strength of your axe down upon him.
You are Raynor Ironshod. Let them fear you. Let them all fear you.
The bestselling Epic Armoury Viking Shield is a round 69 cm latex shield inspired by early pre-10th century vikings and Saxons. With a wooden texture and wood and iron paint finish, this shield is sure to impress your fellow warriors on the battlefield paired with a Viking Axe. Its slight convex shape and iron boss on the front is sure to give you an edge in combat.
Featuring a reliable and comfortable punch-grip, feel confident that this hard EVA foam and latex shield will withstand the continued abuse of a LARP with regular latex maintenance. Defend against your enemies and make this Viking Shield a part of your epic fighting style.
Round wooden style was predominantly used in the early European Middle Ages using light, non-splintering wood such as linden, fir, alder or poplar
Iron rim was sometimes used as a way to reinforce the shield
Used the “Shield Boss”--the round, convex piece of material at the centre of the shield--to deflect blows
Fend of Ragnar and his pet priest with a good poking.
You admire the Viking Spear that belonged to your father. The great warrior sailed his last voyage, but your brethren still managed to bring back his weapon specially for you. For that, at least, you are grateful.
Looking down upon the sharpened, freshly cleaned steel, you wonder what this spear has seen. Carried on countless travels, this spear may have shed blood raiding the English coast, been tarnished under the sun of Spain, and used in defense of Miklagard.
One day you will add to its story.
Epic Armoury’s Viking Spear is a 190 cm latex spear with a long, leaf-shaped ridged spearhead. Handpainted and sculpted to give it a realistic look, the Viking Spear’s 40 cm spearhead appears to be attached to a long pole with metal bolts. A crossguard is attached to the head to protect your grip along the dark wood-coloured pole, while a matching metal pommel can be used to strike unsuspecting opponents when the spearhead is busy.
Made from durable closed cell foam around a fibreglass core and finished with a strong latex coating, you can feel confident that your LARP weapon will provide the safety and appeal you want when crafting your kit.
A form of the spear has been used for hunting for at least 400,000 years
Spears were the most common form of weaponry during the Stone Age, and remained popular until firearms were introduced