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10 of Historys Most Terrifying Swords



Humans have always been cooking up brand new ways to slice, dice, hack, and stab. You definitely wouldnt want to tangle with any of the historical swords in this gallery especially the last one.

#10 The Chinese Hook Sword

#10 The Chinese Hook Sword

The Chinese Hook Sword had curved tips along with hand-protecting guards. It was generally used in pair.

#9 The Khopesh

#9 The Khopesh

The Khopesh got envolved from the battle axes or farm implements. It has a sharp blade on its outer edge.

#8 The Ngombe Executioners Sword

#8 The Ngombe Executioners Sword

This sword is the imaginary sketch of the tribal Congo residents weapons according to the European explorers.

#7 The Ulfbehrt Sword

#7 The Ulfbehrt Sword

The Ulfbehrt Sword was light weight, flexible but strong. Its blades were made of Crucible Steel.

#6 The Flammard

#6 The Flammard

The Flammard sword had Wavy-blades. It was advantageous to slow down the opponents sword due to its wavy design.

#5 The Kilij

#5 The Kilij

The Kilij was mostly used by horse-men. It appeared in Turkey around 400CE for the first time.

#4 The Zweihander

#4 The Zweihander

The Zweihander sword was so big in size that it needed both the hands to hold it. And it was so powerful that it could kill seven opponents in a single stroke.

#3 The Estoc

#3 The Estoc

The Estoc was a dull-edged thrusting sword. It was designed to split the Armor as well.

#2 The Khanda

#2 The Khanda

The tip of this weapon wass blunt. But it was a perfect chopping device due to its heavy construction.

#1 The Urumi

#1 The Urumi

The Urumi was like a metal whip with two sharp edges. It was invented during the Mauryan Dynasty. To know more about it watch this video.....




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