Warhammer

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Warhammer

Warhammer

A long polearm topped with a brutal hammer. The powerful blunt impacts can pulverize an enemy's insides, even through armor.


Base Stats

Type
EquipmentWeapons
Mass
5 kg
Class
Medieval

Melee Combat

Mode
Melee
Melee Attack 1
handle
11 dmg (poke)
2.6 seconds cooldown
16% armor penetration
Melee Attack 2 
head
20 dmg (blunt)
2.6 seconds cooldown
30% armor penetration
Melee Average DPS
6.89
Melee Average AP
27%

Creation

Crafted At
Fueled smithy.png/TableSmithing.png
Skill Required
Crafting 5
Work To Make
18,000 ticks (5 mins)
Stuff tags
Metallic, Woody
Resources to make
Building Material (steel, wood, plasteel, etc.) 150
Technical
weaponTags
MedievalMeleeDecent
thingSetMakerTags
RewardStandardQualitySuper


The Warhammer is a melee weapon introduced in the Royalty DLC that does a significant amount of blunt damage and has a long cooldown. As a blunt weapon, warhammer attacks don't cause bleeding (unless a body part gets destroyed), and generally fares better against armor when compared to sharp weapons.

Acquisition

Warhammers can be crafted at the fueled smithy or electric smithy once the Smithing and Long Blades research has been completed; with Building Material (steel, wood, plasteel, etc.) 150 Stuff (Wood/Metals) and 18,000 ticks (5 mins) of work.

They can also be purchased from outlander and orbital combat suppliers, or found from outlander and pirate raiders drops.

Analysis

Compared to the club the warhammer is significantly more expensive to produce and has a 30% longer cooldown period. The warhammer is best when made with uranium rather than plasteel; though slightly slower, the high damage multiplier will result in a higher damage output, and also better armor penetration. (See comparison below)

Warhammer vs. Comparable Weapons

Steel Warhammer Quality table

Quality Melee DPS Melee AP
Awful 5.51 21%
Poor 6.2 24%
Normal 6.89 27%
Good 7.58 30%
Excellent 8.27 32%
Masterwork 9.99 39%
Legendary 11.37 44%

Normal Quality Warhammer comparison table

Quality Melee DPS Melee AP Avg. Attacks per Second
Steel 6.89 27% 0.384
Uranium 9.39 40% 0.35
Plasteel 7.75 24% 0.48