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Ankus

Source Melee Tactics Toolbox pg. 19 (Amazon)

Statistics

Cost 8 gp Weight 5 lbs.
Damage 1d6 (small), 1d8 (medium); Critical x2; Range —; Type P; Special disarm, trip
Category One-Handed; Proficiency Martial

Description

Also known as an elephant goad, this tool consists of a 2- to 3-foot rod ending in a spearhead and a backward-facing hook. Traditionally used to train and direct large animals, the ankus can be used as a weapon in a pinch.