Military two-handed melee weapon
Cost: 25 gpDamage
Weight: 10 lb.
With its long, wooden haft that ends in a swordlike cutting blade, the glaive excels at keeping enemies at a distance.Properties
Reach (With a reach weapon, you can attack enemies that are 2 squares away from you as well as adjacent enemies, with no attack penalty. You can still make opportunity attacks only against adjacent enemies. Likewise, you can flank only an adjacent enemy.
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.
Polearm (Polearms are weapons mounted at the end of long hafts. All polearms also fall into another category of weapon, usually axe, heavy blade, or spear. Polearms are reach weapons.
Published in Player's Handbook, page(s) 218, Mordenkainen's Magnificent Emporium, page(s) 21.