Military one-handed melee weapon
Cost: 20 gpDamage
Weight: 5 lb.
Compared to a longsword, a broadsword has a heavier blade more suited to brutal tactics than to quick maneuvers.Properties
Versatile (Versatile weapons are one-handed, but you can use them two-handed. If you do, you deal an extra 1 point of damage when you roll damage for the weapon.
A Small character such as a halfling must use a versatile weapon two-handed, and doesn’t deal extra damage.
Heavy blade (Blades are balanced edged weapons. Heavy blades share some of the precision of light blades and some of the mass of axes. Heavy blades are used primarily for slashing cuts rather than stabs and thrusts.
Published in Adventurer's Vault, page(s) 9, Mordenkainen's Magnificent Emporium, page(s) 21.