Modern hammers can have broad similarities drawn to these ancestors, such as the sledgehammer to the maul, and pick hammers to the warhammer, but hammers were resigned from combat roles in the military centuries ago.
In the modern era, proper warhammers and mauls are relegated to display in museums or use in popular video games like Dark Souls.
But what made each of these monstrous weapons so intimidating? If you found yourself teleported back in time to Medieval Europe, before the onset of the gunpowder era, which would you be better served by? [Read more…] about Maul vs Warhammer: Which Weapon Comes Out On Top? -OLD