Evolution of two handed swords started from the 15th century. Two Handed swords are also called Zweihander sword. The name of Two handed swords is because this sword is only used with two hands. Two handed sword is very large in size as its length is about 6 feet and weight varies from 2-3 kgs. Two handed sword is mainly used for swing purpose, it is not effecting for thrusting. The swing attack to Two handed sword can crush heavy body armor.
Two handed swords are having two edged blades and the blade is completely straight. The hilt of two handed sword is two handed cruciform.These swords are well known as war swords which are used to destroy the enemy even if he is wearing armor and having a shield.
Now, lets know about different types of Two Handed Swords:
Elven Battle Sword- This incredible sword is the best companion for any Elven warrior. High carbon steel is used which makes it unbeatable Two handed swords.
Great Ouse River Sword- This sword is the incredible peace of art found near ouse river at Ely in Cambridgeshire, England and kept in the museum. It is a thrusting and just like the original sword and very much light in weight.
Heron Mark Sword- This sword is the best example of art . In the old days the Heron Mark sword is made up of blended metal which is used in blades and that blade is not required to get sharpen or can it be broken. This sword is awarded to the person who is having extraordinary skills to handle the swords.
Hero’s Warsword- This massive huge sword is made up of high carbon steel which makes it unbeatable during the war and this sword is capable of damaging the armor of the enemy.
Hessian Horseman sword- This massive sword is used by the evil Hessian in a classic tale of Sleepy Hollow. It is having snake’s head pommel with faux ruby jewelled eyes. The blade of this sword is of high carbon steel.
Hobbit Glamdring the sword of Gandalf- The sword named Glamdring was forged by the high Elves of the West, in the hidden city of Gondolin. Glamdring survived, only to be found thousands of years later by Gandalf and his companions.
Sword of Pavia- This two handed sword is named for the battle in which French were driven out of Italy and forced to surrender all claims on Italian territory.
Sword of Roven- Inspite of giving so many names war swords,great sword,long sword and even two handed sword. The large sword is a popular weapon and it long blade gives it reach and strength.This is one of the battle ready swords. .
These all Two Handed swords manufacturing is done by traditional method which makes them more famous and popular. The carbon steel blades which are used during sword manufacturing makes them unbeatable and these swords can damage the armor of enemy in seconds of time.