The following table provides a list of some common weapon families to get players started.
|Description or Purpose
|Close Range Blades
|Daggers and other extremely short range weapons.
|One Handed Blades
|One handed swords and other light weapons.
|Two Handed Blades
|Two handed swords and other heavier weapons.
|One Handed Blunt
|Weapons, like hammers, that crush rather than cut.
|Two Handed Blunt
|Bigger crushing weapons that require two hands.
|Polearms, Lucerne Hammers and similar weapons.
|Using your fists and feet as mighty weapons.
|Short and Longbows.
|Thrown weapons like darts or daggers.
|Weapons that entrap or ensnare, like nets.
The cost to advance an entire family of weapons at once is double that of advancing a single weapon, but allows using any weapon within that family at the same skill level.