The Kriegsmesser was a two handed sword used throughout the German nations during the 15th century. Wielded by professional soldiers, The Kriegsmesser is a larger sword than it’s one handed counterpart, the Messer or Grossmesser – literally meaning ‘big knife’, which was popular among commoners, civilians, and aristocratic class.
The Kriegsmesser is a massive sword, specifically made to inspire fear in the hearts of enemies. While the wide blade is relatively simple design, our approach to the sword gives it a touch of class with the shell guard and slightly curved quillions. The grip is long, suited for two handed use, making this messer, or Kriegsmesser and very powerful medieval weapon capable of destroying any target it encounters.