The Halberd Is a military weapon. It was developed, like most military weapons, to give a soldier more capacity for less money and training. It commonly has two crescent blades, one to each side, and a spear point along the shaft. The number and types of blades and the point are subject to stylistic variations so be prepared for confusion. The double bladed halberd tended to have axe like strikes while the single bladed halbard had more slashing techniques. All have the capacity to thrust and hook. While they were designed to be used in a formation of troops, Martial development has made it capable on its own terms. It is a weapon which requires the skills from other weapon training in order to develop fully.