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#1 Posted by Vrakmul (23829 posts) - - Show Bio

I watched a mythbusters special and was shocked to find out that a claymore which made mincemeat out of a Katana which in turn bent a rapier, was severely damaged by a Viking blade. How tough were they? And how could they damage the vicious claymore?

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#2 Posted by Asymmetrical (23749 posts) - - Show Bio

Viking swords are huge, have you never seen a Viking? they were so huge that nothing short of the heaviest blade could be wielded by them and so the Viking sword was born and the claymore met its match...

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#3 Posted by Vrakmul (23829 posts) - - Show Bio

aztek_the_lost says:

"Viking swords are huge, have you never seen a Viking? they were so huge that nothing short of the heaviest blade could be wielded by them and so the Viking sword was born and the claymore met its match..."

So would they be able to defeat the dreaded and nigh impossible to use Greatsword?

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#4 Posted by King Saturn (220478 posts) - - Show Bio

Viking Swords ? Hmm...interesting. The may have been huge. But how but the speed factor ? How fast are Vikings ? Cause just because you are big dont mean anything. Cause if you are slow, who can you hit ?

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#5 Posted by King Saturn (220478 posts) - - Show Bio

Dreadnaught says:

"King Saturn says:
"Viking Swords ? Hmm...interesting. The may have been huge. But how but the speed factor ? How fast are Vikings ? Cause just because you are big dont mean anything. Cause if you are slow, who can you hit ? "
They could raze all of france to the ground in a couple years. "

Hmm...very interesting

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#6 Posted by Vrakmul (23829 posts) - - Show Bio

King Saturn says:

"Viking Swords ? Hmm...interesting. The may have been huge. But how but the speed factor ? How fast are Vikings ? Cause just because you are big dont mean anything. Cause if you are slow, who can you hit ? "

They could raze all of france to the ground in a couple years.

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#7 Posted by Vrakmul (23829 posts) - - Show Bio

King Saturn says:

"Dreadnaught says:
"King Saturn says:
"Viking Swords ? Hmm...interesting. The may have been huge. But how but the speed factor ? How fast are Vikings ? Cause just because you are big dont mean anything. Cause if you are slow, who can you hit ? "
They could raze all of france to the ground in a couple years. "

Hmm...very interesting"

The french wet themselves in fear of them.

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#8 Posted by King Saturn (220478 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder how big the average Viking was

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#9 Posted by Vrakmul (23829 posts) - - Show Bio

King Saturn says:

"I wonder how big the average Viking was"

They certainly were more than a match for nearly everyone in the middle ages.

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#10 Posted by Legendary Bio Vishanti (3420 posts) - - Show Bio

King Saturn says:

"I wonder how big the average Viking was"

Or at least how strong the average Viking was.

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#11 Posted by Crimson Orchid (5838 posts) - - Show Bio

Viking blades are extremely strong, though very, very heavy. An uncle of mine collects them, and I could just barely lift most of them, let alone swing them (And I'm no weakling either).