Neleth-KT Posted December 8, 2017 Share Posted December 8, 2017 https://swordsandarmor.wordpress.com/2010/07/09/mace-medieval-weapons/ The earliest maces had heavy objects attached to the end rather than metal blades or spikes. The overwhelming usefulness of the mace was its ability to generate enormous swinging force that could bring a tremendous blow to an opponent.This is why it had a heavy end. It generated more force than a sword. Common opinion is mace was a peasant weapon. This is not true, mace was widely used also by knights because its capability to penetrate any armor and cause a serious wounds even without armor penetrating. Now you know why a mace is more powerful than a sword Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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