Easterling Warrior wearing a no-dachi

the term no-dachi is sometimes used to reflect eastern sword types, for example the hoshukard, a two-handed sword-type of the Dorwinrim with a blunt tip allowing it to be used to subdue instead of slashing.

outer history

the no-Dachi originally is a historical japanese weapon.The Dorwinic Hoshukard may have developed out of the elven Falchon and Easterling-Sword-Types.


  • MERP Rulebook 2nd Edition