The Medieval Pick

The German Medieval Pick axeThe Medieval Pick - The Pick weapon shown here is a replica of a German Pick Axe from the early 16th Century. It was perfectly balanced so as to be swung easily. Any of the three pick points could be used to pierce armor either in a thrusting motion with the top point, or in a swinging motion with the two side points. Two two pronged points on the sides were also very effectively used to grasp and pull at an opponents weapons, armor and shield. Product Page at Amazon




Medieval War Hammer Armor Piercing Weapon

The Warhammer often had the characteristics of a pick opposite the hammer. The basic function here was to directly pierce armor.