Longstaff (3.5e Equipment)
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|Small||15 gp||1d4/1d4||3 lbs.||5|
|Medium||15 gp||1d6/1d6||6 lbs.||10|
|Large||30 gp||1d8/1d8||12 lbs.||20|
If you are proficient with the longstaff and you fight defensively or employ the total defense combat maneuver, you cannot be flanked for the rest of the round. This benefit also applies if you are proficient in the weapon, have the Combat Expertise feat, and shift at least points of your attack bonus to AC for the round.
Characters proficient with the longstaff can treat it as a quarterstaff for the purposes of the following feats: Greater Weapon Focus, Greater Weapon Specialization, Improved Critical, Weapon Focus and Weapon Specialization
Longer than a quarterstaff, a longstaff is much more difficult to use, but skilled wielders are better able to protect themselves from multiple attackers when fighting cautiously.