Are you already brainstorming holiday gift ideas for a friend who’s in the military or a hunter; are you looking for some cool weapons as gift ideas? A medieval pushpin or a flashlight stun gun? Why not combine the two? You can give these and other amazingly cool weapons to your loved ones this holiday season. Check out this awesome collection of unique cool weapons that would make great gifts!
If humans have one gift, it is the ability to come up with novel and exciting methods to kill each other. We’d never have to fear illness again if our creativity in curing disease was half as remarkable – and terrible – as our capacity for combat. While it’s easy to perceive this as a sad fact, it’s our job to wreak havoc on one another and the earth, and we can be proud of how well we do it. We’re amazing at devastation, yet we’re also as good at multiplying as any teeming virus outbreak, allowing us to always create more people to kill.
We’re going to take a look at some of the strangest and most impressive techniques humanity have come up with to extinguish life. Let us commemorate some of history’s most delightfully cool weapons that have killed their way into our hearts today.
This is a list of historical pre-modern weapons organized by their purposes, with rough classes set aside for weapons that are substantially similar. Some cool weapons can be used as both a polearm and a projectile (for example, the spear can be used as both a polearm and a projectile), and the earliest gunpowder weapons that fit the period are also listed.
Historically, there are some really cool weapons for single-handed combat that do not resemble a straight dagger blade and are frequently wielded without the use of the wrist; they are commonly used to defend the forearm.
- Tiger claws, Bagh nakha (Indian)
- Knuckle dusters and brass knuckles (European)
- Cestus, bladed cestus, caestus, myrmex, and sfere are all names for the god Cestus (Mediterranean)
- Knives made of deer horn (Chinese)
- Emeici Emeici Emeici Emeici (Chinese)
- Knife for fingers (African)
- The Gauntlet (European)
- Parrying weapon of the Indians
- Iron fan, Japanese fan
- tempered birch fan, katar, suwaiya () (Indian) katar, suwaiya () (Indian) katar, suwaiya () (Indian) katar, suwaiya () (Indian)
- Nyepel nyepel nyepel nyepel nyepel nye (African)
- Maru, maduvu, buckhorn parrying stick (Indian)
- Pata is a type of sword gauntlet (Indian)
- Katar (dagger) is also known as a push dagger (Indian)
- Wind and fire wheels (Tekko in Japanese) (Chinese)