Difference between revisions of "Tetsubo"

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[[Japan]] as a [[weapon]]. It was constructed out of heavy [[oak]] wood, and covered with some form of metal from the end to the middle, with metal studs along the metal-shod end. It was usually a very heavy weapon.
  
 
Because of its sheer weight, only a few soldiers carried it. It was more of a mythical weapon, often used in tales by the great Japanese demons "[[Oni (Japanese folklore)|oni]]" since the oni were extremely strong and could carry these mammoth weapons and so were feared by many superstitious people.
 
Because of its sheer weight, only a few soldiers carried it. It was more of a mythical weapon, often used in tales by the great Japanese demons "[[Oni (Japanese folklore)|oni]]" since the oni were extremely strong and could carry these mammoth weapons and so were feared by many superstitious people.

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