Archives of Nethys

Pathfinder | Starfinder

Weapons | Armor | Special Materials | Miscellaneous

Simple | Martial | Exotic | Ammunition | Firearms | Mods

Fighting fan

Source Ultimate Equipment pg. 20 (Amazon), Ultimate Combat pg. 1 (Amazon)


Cost 5 gp Weight
Damage 1d3 (small), 1d4 (medium); Critical x3; Range —; Type P; Special distracting, monk
Category Light; Proficiency Exotic
Weapon Groups Close; Monk


Made to resemble a courtier’s fan, this device consists of silk paper stretched and folded over a folding frame of hardened steel. Folding fans are typically wielded in pairs using a technique that distracts the opponent. The fans sport sharp tips, which can be poisoned. For a list of appropriate poisons, see Poisons on page 110.