Weapons fall into the following skill categories: Long Blade, Short Blade, Blunt, Axe and Bow. The better the material, the more damage it does.

Long Blade (one handed): Sabre, Broadsword, Longsword, Katana

Long Blade (two-handed): Dai-katana, Claymore

Short Blade: Tanto, Dagger, Short Sword, Wakazashi

Blunt (one handed): Mace

Blunt (two-handed): Staff, Flail , Warhammer

Axe (one handed): Battleaxe

Axe (two-handed): War Axe

Bow: Short Bow, Long Bow