This page lists axes, maces, and longswords requiring the Weapon and Shield talent tree in Dragon Age II.

Name Damage Runes
Act Enhancements Notes
Aurvar's Prize
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
41 strength
33 physical damage
(62 per second)
1 3 +116 attack
+3 armor
+17% threat generation
Found in a Deep Roads chest during Finding Nathaniel.
Baron Arlange's Sword
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
45 strength
37 electricity damage
(70 per second)
0 +9% attack speed
+17% threat generation
Enemies cannot dodge attacks
Dropped by Baron Arlange. Mark of the Assassin required.
Bassrath-Kata
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
39 strength
31 physical damage
(58 per second)
0 3 +100 attack
+4% attack speed
+20% chance of deathblows
+9 damage vs. humans
Possible reward for The Lost Swords.
Blade of a Thousand Battles
Red Steel
Requires: 42 strength
Weapon and Shield
35 physical damage
(66 per second)
2 3 +5% critical chance
+8 physical damage
5% chance to knock back
Purchased from Emporium's Relics and Antiques in the Black Emporium for 94Gold 75Silver 16Bronze.
The Bringer of Silence
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
36 strength
28 physical damage
(53 per second)
1 3 +5% critical chance
+12% critical damage
5% chance to dispel hostile magic
Reward for Finding Nathaniel.
Cammer's Reach
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
5 physical damage
(9 per second)
0 0 +4 health regeneration rate Unobtainable via normal means.
Chevalier's Reach
Silverite
5 physical damage
(9 per second)
0 0 Aveline's starting weapon

Restriction: Aveline
City Guard Sword
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
36 strength
29 physical damage
(55 per second)
1 3 +94 attack
4% attack speed
Available at the Weapon Shop in the Gallows Courtyard for 8Gold 62Silver 67Bronze.
Darktown Blade
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
30 strength
23 physical damage
(43 per second)
1 2 +4% critical chance Available at Weaponsmithy for 2Gold 62Silver 8Bronze
Desdemona's Blade
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
25 strength
17 nature damage
(32 per second)
2 1–3 +50 attack Requires The Black Emporium DLC.
The Edge of Night
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
1.2 + 1.34 * LVL spirit damage
(2.3 + 2.52 * LVL per second)
2 Any Improves with level-up
damage vs. demons and undead
+6+ROUND((Lvl+5)*2/25) attack speed %
+8+ROUND(Lvl*2/5) magic resistance
Available in the Warrior Item Pack DLC.
Edge of Song and Glory
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
24 strength
16 physical damage
(30 per second)
0 1 +47 attack
+7% physical damage
Looted from Ser Karras in Wounded Coast Approach during Act of Mercy.
Enchanted Hand Axe
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
X strength
(1.2 + 1.34 * LVL) physical damage
((1.88 * DMG) per second)
0 Randomly selected from:
+(1.6 + 1.6 * LVL) health
+(0.4 * ATK(LVL)) attack
+(6.4 + 0.08 * LVL)% physical damage
Generic
Fade's Fury
Requires: Weapon and Shield
34 strength
25 physical damage
(47 per second)
2 2 +5% critical damage
+3 spirit damage across 2m
Looted from Allure in the Harimann Estate during Repentance.
Fadeshear
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
1.2 + 1.34 * LVL physical damage
(2.3 + 2.52 * LVL per second)
0 1–3 Improves with level-up
+(120%) damage vs. demons and undead
Pre-order bonus
Fereldan Longsword
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
4 physical damage
(8 per second)
0 0-1 Warrior Hawke starting weapon. Also available at Vincento's Northern Merchandise in Lowtown for 12Silver 42Bronze.
Glandivalis
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
41 strength
33 electricity damage
(62 per second)
1 3 +116 attack
+3 armor
2.5% chance to enslave normal enemies
Looted from Hybris during The Awiergan Scrolls: Pride Unbound.
Hack
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
33 strength
27 physical damage
(51 per second)
0 3 +32 health
Messy kills
5% chance to regain 3% health
Found on a bandit leader during the quest Who Needs Rescuing?
Landsman's Cudgel
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
13 strength
4 physical damage
(8 per second)
0 0 Looted from a Dead Refugee during The Destruction of Lothering if Hawke is a warrior.
Maelstrom
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
24 strength
16 physical damage
(30 per second)
0 1 +4% critical chance
+4% attack speed
Available at the Weapon Shop (Gallows Courtyard) for 2Gold 25Silver 93Bronze
Markham Heart Stopper
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
33 strength
27 physical damage
(51 per second)
0 2 +5% critical chance
+12% critical damage
Messy kills
Available at Weapon Shop for 7Gold 91Silver 62Bronze
Mercenary's Blade
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
5 physical damage
(9 per second)
0 1 Received if a warrior Hawke sided with the mercenaries during The Destruction of Lothering.
The Mountain-Father's Haft
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
1.2 + 1.34 * LVL spirit damage
(2.3 + 2.52 * LVL per second)
2 1–3 +X attack
+X% physical damage
+X damage vs. humans
Improves with level-up
Requires the Warrior Item Pack II DLC
Notched Sword
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
23 strength
15 physical damage
(28 per second)
0 1 +18 mana/stamina
+7% physical damage
Available at Weaponsmithy for 1Gold 63Silver 54Bronze
One-Cut
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
30 strength
21 physical damage
(39 per second)
1 2 +61 attack
+8% physical damage
Messy Kills
Looted from Innley of Starkhaven on Sundermount during Bounty Hunter.
Overland Render
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
21 strength
12 physical damage
(23 per second)
0 1 +38 attack
+4% critical chance
Looted from a ship captain on the Docks during Secret Rendezvous.
Palvo's Cocksure Cleaver
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
21 strength
12 physical damage
(23 per second)
0 1 +38 attack
+14% threat generation
Looted from the body of Captain Qerth during the quest Night Lies.
Perrin's Nail
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
32 strength
25 physical damage
(47 per second)
1 3 +76 attack
+19% healing to this character
Available at Korval's Blades for 7Gold 35Silver 92Bronze
Raider Sword
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
36 strength
29 physical damage
(55 per second)
1 3 +5% critical chance
+12% critical damage
Available at Shady Merchandise (Docks) for 6Gold 26Silver 4Bronze.
Red Earth Long One
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
32 strength
25 physical damage
(47 per second)
0 2 +76 attack
+5 fire damage
Reward for Family Matter.
Royeaux One and Two
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
22 strength
13 physical damage
(24 per second)
1 1 +41 attack
+4% critical damage
Looted from an Amaranthine Conspirator on Sundermount during The Conspirators.
Sataareth
Red Steel
Requires: Weapon and Shield
38 strength
29 fire damage
(55 per second)
1 3 +94 attack
+8% physical damage
+8% magic resistance
Automatically given to the player at the beginning of Act 3.
Smooth Rasp
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
37 strength
31 physical damage
(58 per second)
0 3 +100 attack
+5% critical damage
+12% critical damage
Unobtainable via normal means
Smuggled Fereldan Blade
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
5 physical damage
(9 per second)
0 1 Received at the beginning of the act by a warrior Hawke who joined the smugglers
Sundarin Thunder
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
28 strength
20 physical damage
(38 per second)
0 2 +438 electricity resistance
+4 electricity damage
Found in a chest during Fool's Gold (only if Merin dies).
Superior Hand Axe
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
X strength
(1.2 + 1.34 * LVL) physical damage
((1.88 * DMG) per second)
0 Randomly selected from:
+(1.6 + 1.6 * LVL) health
+(0.4 * ATK(LVL)) attack
+(6.4 + 0.08 * LVL)% physical damage
Generic
Superior Longsword
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
X strength
Varies 0 1-3 Selected at random from:
+ X attack
+ Y% critical chance
Generic. Properties are scaled to Hawke's level when generated. Found at random among merchant's wares or as loot.
Sword of the Antaam
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
38 strength
32 physical damage
(60 per second)
1 3 +108 attack
+10 damage vs. humans
Available at Lirene's Fereldan Imports for 7Gold 53Silver 47Bronze
Thudpucker's Fist
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
28 strength
20 physical damage
(38 per second)
1 1 +57 attack
5% chance to stun
Available at Bonny Lem's Wares in the Docks Disused Passage for 5Gold 73Silver 28Bronze.
Trust and Cut Blade
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
21 strength
12 physical damage
(23 per second)
0 1 +38 attack
+14% threat generation
Available at Korval's Blades in Hightown for 1Gold 64Silver 5Bronze
The Vague Blade
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
41 strength
33 physical damage
(62 per second)
3 3 Enemies cannot dodge attacks Found inside a chest in the Blood Mage Refuge during The Last Holdouts.
The Wailer
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
28 strength
20 physical damage
(38 per second)
0 3 +4% critical chance
+11% critical damage
+8% physical damage
Looted from Veld in The Sink during Gamlen's Greatest Treasure.
The Weight
Silverite
Requires: Weapon and Shield
38 strength
29 physical damage
(55 per second)
1 3 +94 attack
+11 fortitude
5% chance to knock back
Looted from a High Dragon in The Bone Pit during Mine Massacre.
Windsong Axe
Aurum
Requires: Weapon and Shield
35 strength
27 physical damage
(51 per second)
0 2 +5% critical chance
+12% critical damage
+11 electricity damage
Available at Nexus Golem's Wares for 19Gold 69Silver 81Bronze.
Woodsman's Ire
Onyx
Requires: Weapon and Shield
35 strength
27 physical damage
(51 per second)
1 3 +32 health
+81 attack
+16% threat generation
Reward from A Friend for completing all three Act 3 nighttime gang quests. Also dropped by Jess Varvel during Reining It In.


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