Nemesis Workshops (also known as Ateliers Nemesis) has specialized for 15 years in the design and manufacture of weapons for LARP and Cosplay. In addition, we manufacture props, costumes, creatures, sets and promotional products for film, theatre, corporate, as well as various types of immersive entertainment activities (GN/LARP).
Our reputation for excellence has earned us worldwide recognition in these fields. Our high-end weapons for recreational combat are sold and distributed in more than a dozen countries. Our expertise in composite materials, as well as our passion for challenge, has allowed us to create and design many costumes, creatures, accessories and puppets for a myriad of different environments.
From acrobatic performances to stunts, from large-scale shows, from the excessive to the realistic or the fantastic: Nemesis Workshop approach is to design products that meet everyone’s requirements and to be inspired by your dreams to make them come true. From sketch to realization, we offer a great flexibility of manufacturing means to ensure development, in addition to fast production for almost all accessories and costumes to meet the specific needs of our customers.
Beyond our creative talents and production capabilities, we have formed over the years an efficient and talented network of craftsmen. Thus, we have at our disposal a creative team ready to carry out large-scale projects that may require complementary skills. Our varied clientele is composed of individuals, merchants, distributors, theatre companies, film and video game producers, advertising agencies, photographers and corporate companies working in the event industry.
The most formidable spells require a focus made from an object of meaning. As a mage, a Staff of the Arch Mage is your focus of choice. As your delicate fingers wrap tightly around the staff’s grip, it grows hot and fills with potent magic.
The Staff of the Arch Mage gives you the ability to wield more power, weaving together complex spells beyond your normal grasp.
Epic Armoury’s Staff of the Arch Mage is a 190 cm latex staff with an imposing high-magic design. At its top sits a large crystal embedded inside four large flanges, each barbed and dangerous. The pole is handpainted and detailed with metal spindles and glamorous jewels around a 50 cm handle wrapped in split-leather.
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.
All the the staffs have jewel embellishments that come in matching colours which which carry a blue hue.
Commonly referred to as a quarterstaff or short staff
Prominently used in England in the 1500-1700s
Generally made from hardwood and 1.8 to 2.7 m long
You are a citizen of the Roman Empire, and a professional heavy infantryman of the Roman Army. You enlisted in your legion for twenty-five years of service, and you are both relieved and anxious to know you have only a few years left.
As you grip your military-issued Ancient Spear, preparing alongside your fellow soldiers to go into battle, you hope that your training will continue to serve you well. At the very least, you have confidence in the sharpness of your weapon.
This bestselling Epic Armoury Ancient Spear is a long, leaf-shaped Roman spear perfect for your next LARP character. The spear is detailed with a lot of personality, including a spearhead featuring a golden fuller. These little details continue down the pole with brass-coloured bands and imitations of dark red leather bindings, giving way to a fine wooden texture painted to look like polished black wood.
The obvious choice with this weapon is the Elliptical Shield, but this spear is neutral enough to be used with almost any combination of Epic Armoury equipment that best fits your character. Made from durable closed cell foam around a fibreglass pipe 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.
Also referred to as a hasta, which is Latin for spear
Carried by early Roman Legionaries
A hasta was about 2 meters in length, with a shaft generally made from ash, while the head was of iron
Your House waits for sleep to take your rivals before making an advance on their fortress. While the element of surprise will give you an advantage, forcing the rival house to fall will still require a bloody battle this night.
You are one of your family’s best fighters, and you lead your small army of slaves and allies with your Dark Elven Glaive in hand.
Epic Armoury’s Dark Elven Glaive is a weapon specifically designed for the Dark Elven collection. This 190 cm glaive features a finely sculpted, double-edged blade with a deep fuller. Spinal shaped spikes add to the blade’s bone appearance, along with the handpainted and sculpted detailing. The shaft is a smooth 90 cm long pole, finished to look like dark wood.
Made from durable closed cell foam around a solid 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 battlefield kit.
A fuller, or the groove that runs the length of the blade, was added to weapons to lighten the blade while adding structural strength
Dark elves were first mentioned in Norse mythology as the Dökkálfar or Svartálfar written in the Prose Edda in the 13th century
Your elven ears hear the rustle of footsteps behind you. A smile crosses your delicate lips as you realize a stranger is attempting to sneak up on someone as lithe and alert as you. You are the kindred of the immortals, having honed your skills for hundreds of years. No normal mortal being can surprise you.
”Come out of hiding,” you call over your shoulder. “I know you are there.”
Again your elven ears pick up the faintest noise, and as you hear the ‘thwap!’ of an archer’s bow, you spin and deflect the incoming arrow with your Lorian Glaive. It appears some lesser creature is about to receive an important lesson about attacking an elf as powerful as you.
Epic Armoury’s Lorian Glaive is a 195 cm latex polearm specifically designed as part of the Elven Universe. The Lorian Glaive has a long, single-edged curved blade fitted to a pole, and was inspired by historical glaives with an elegant touch. Handpainted and sculpted, the 90 cm blade is detailed with vine-like carvings, matching the golden foliage and the thorn shaped crossguard and pommel. The haft is 95 cm long and wrapped in soft brown split-leather for a secure and comfortable grip.
The Lorian Glaive is designed to pair with Epic Armoury’s other Elven Universe weaponry and costuming, but can be mixed and matched to suit your needs. 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.
Lorian is a English girl name that refers to the laurel tree, which is symbolic of honor and victory
Elves were originally a creation of Germanic mythology and folklore
Lean and elegant style of blade inspired by high-fantasy genre games such as Dungeons & Dragons and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series