"A combined blade and tool-head attached to a sturdy haft. While slightly less effective than other weapons against human enemies, it excels at tearing down walls, doors, and other structures thanks to its integrated tool-head."
"A shaped stick, heavy at one end, for bashing enemies to death. This weapon is so old it's part of human biology. Evolutionary biologists say that a major reason humans can tilt our wrists side-to-side (instead of just forward-and-back like other primates) is to be able to better swing a club."
A powerful greatbow. Fires a heavy arrow long distances.
The greatbow is a moderately heavy, single-shot ranged weapon which deals a slightly higher amount of damage per shot; slightly longer time between shots; slightly longer range and high overall accuracy.
A short spearhandle attached to a long bladed point, designed to be driven into vital organs with a quick thrust.
"One of mankind's oldest manufactured objects. The knife has taken many forms, but the concept has always remained the same: A handle for holding and a sharp edge for cutting."
One of mankind's oldest manufactured objects. The knife has taken many forms, but the concept has always remained the same: A handle for holding and a sharp edge for cutting.
Pila are spears for throwing. They take a long time to throw, but one hit can do heavy damage. This weapon represents a bundle of pila and can be thrown over and over. The singular of pila is pilum.
Pila are slightly heavier, thrown ranged weapons which deal a high amount of damage per pilum thrown. They have a very long time between throws, and slightly shorter range and slightly lower overall accuracy.
A recurve bow. Its construction behaves like a tuned spring, storing energy more efficiently and delivering a faster shot.
The recurve bow is a light, single-shot ranged neolithic weapon which deals a slightly higher amount of damage per shot than a short bow, has a moderate time between shots, slightly better range and slightly higher overall accuracy.
A simple short selfbow made from a single piece of wood.
The short bow is a very light, single-shot ranged weapon in RimWorld which deals a moderate amount of damage per shot; slightly longer time between shots; slightly shorter range and moderate accuracy.
A polearm tipped with a sharp point for stabbing opponents.
Wood from trees or other fibrous plants. Useful for building structures and weapons. It is a good fuel for campfires and generators, and can be refined into chemfuel. In a pinch, a piece of wood can be used as a weapon or a leg.
Wood is vital to early game construction and crafting. You are given a number of wood logs at the start of the game and can gather more from any trees, fibercorn or timbershroom using the Chop Wood command. Bulk goods traders will also buy and sell wood.