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Pathfinder 2nd edition is great at covering a wide range of character fantasies, with the weapon trait system giving noticeable differences with different weapons. However, there is a popular fantasy weapon that isn’t quite represented well, colossal weapons. Sometimes called ultra-greatswords, BFS, fullblades, oversized weapons, or even “big fuckoff anime swords.”

The colossal weapon has been a staple of high fantasy since 1990 with the launch of Kentaro Miura’s seminal manga Berserk. Since then, many fantasy series like Final Fantasy, Fire Emblem, Dark Souls, and Inuyasha, feature heroes with colossal blades that cause tremendous damage when they connect.

While there is still the Giant Instinct Barbarian, restricting a weapon group to one subclass is a bit of a letdown for some players for those who don’t want that specific fantasy. The options provided in Big F@#*ing Greatswords are designed to have immense power with significant downsides to offset it, encouraging a playstyle of single decisive blows instead of rapid slashes. This book introduces 7 weapons, 4 new weapon traits, and 6 class feats, a critical specializations for the 3 new weapon groups these weapons belong to.

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Path Wars ! August 15, 2022 2:58 pm UTC
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I just bought this pdf. I'll need to review it later. :)
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Ian W August 03, 2022 8:09 pm UTC
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I noticed none of these have the Reach trait. Even the glaive, when the base games version of the glaive does. Is that an oversight or implied for all weapons included?

Guts in Berserk seems to use his sword with reach at times, so calling that manga as a source of inspiration I'm hoping it's just an oversight.
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Joseph V August 05, 2022 9:30 pm UTC
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The Glaive option has the Lunging trait that lets them attack at range with some limitations, but overall the lack of reach was mainly a balance concern, an early draft had them give range and it felt excessive. I have plans to work out a better compromise in the 2.0 update, but I'm treading carefully to make sure I don't make these weapons the dominant option.
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Samurai S July 31, 2022 3:14 pm UTC
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I have exactly 2.50 available to me at the moment, and this is just grabbing enough of a description/title to spend it on. Looking forward to reading it.
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Samurai S July 31, 2022 3:21 pm UTC
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As promised, I bought and read this. As a contributor myself, I cannot rate it, but if I could it'd be 5 stars for sure. It's awesome, balanced, and I will absolutely be including these as options in my own games going forward. I seriously laughed out loud reading meteor blade. A few minor spelling errors, but nothing that makes it confusing or unreadable. Simply amazing, thank you for this content.
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