Bastard Sword

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A bastard sword is about 4 feet in length, making it too large to use in one hand without special training.

Description: Due to its size, a bastard sword is an exotic weapon. A character can use a bastard sword two-handed as a martial weapon.

Eastern version: A Katana is a masterwork bastard sword for those that wish to use this alternate version valued at $400

Enhancements

These are the prices for this item when made with specific materials or enhancements.
Bastard Sword Material Enhancements

Material Cost Hardness Hit Points Special
Steel $335 10 5 -
Adamantine $3,035 20 6 Bypass hardness less than 20
Iron, Cold $370 10 5 Magical enchantments cost an additional 2,000 gp.
Mithral $3,035 15 5 1/2 weight
Silver, Alchemical $425 8 1 −1 damage

1: The given costs include the masterwork component. The armor check penalties for masterwork armor and shields are lessened by 1.

Weapon Enhancements
Bonus Value Additional Cost Hardness Increase Additional HP
+1 $+2,000 +2 +10
+2 $+8,000 +4 +20
+3 $+18,000 +6 +30
+4 $+32,000 +8 +40
+5 $+50,000 +10 +50
+6* +72,000 +12 +60
+7* +98,000 +14 +70
+8* +128,000 +16 +80
+9* +162,000 +18 +90
+10* +200,000 +20 +100

1 For ammunition, this price is for 50 arrows, bolts, bullets, or firearm ammunition.

A weapon can't have an enhancement bonus higher than +5. Use these lines to determine price when special ability are added in.

Unlike the additional cost, the increase the weapon's hardness and hit points are only gained from its enhancement bonus, not its special abilities.

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