A Trollhammer is a massive two-handed weapon, usually a mace or hammer, that strikes with such concussive force that it temporarily stuns the target.
A common misconception about this weapon is that it is named a Trollhammer because it is a weapon used to kill trolls. While this may be the case, the fact of the matter is that the early Winterfolk first encountered these weapons in the hands of the trolls, and only used them against them at the point where they took them away from their previous owners... Fully grown trolls can wield such a hammer in only one hand. Stories of the final battles tell of troll champions who used these weapons to devastating effect, crushing all who came before them until eventually they were overwhelmed by sheer weight of numbers. Legend states that the dying trolls called down a curse upon the weapons their enemies had stolen from them - several of which were true artefacts - although these are surely fanciful accounts embroidered by scops to make better sagas. Still, anyone discovering a truly ancient Trollhammer is wise to treat the weapon with caution until it is clear whether it is safe to wield in battle or not.
- Form: Weapon. Takes the form of a great weapon. You must be wielding this weapon to use its magical properties.
- Requirement: You must have the Weapon Master skill to bond to this item.
- Effect: You may spend a hero point to call PARALYSE when you strike with this two-handed weapon.
- Materials: Crafting a Trollhammer requires ten ingots of tempest jade. seven ingots of green iron, nine ingots of ambergelt, six measures of beggar's lye. It takes one month to make one of these items.