The medeival mace was a weapon utilized against armor. The mace was a close quater combat weaon that was also used while on horseback. The mace is known as a bludgeoning weapon. The mace was very effective against opponets wearing plate armor. While also reducing the effectiveness of a shield. The mace was sometimes adorned with metal spikes as a way to pierce the armor. The 33.5" Medeival Black Spiked Mace is a replica of early medeival mace with a modern look. The mace features a black finish, heavy head with stainless steel spikes, and wrapping at the bottom of the mace for better gripping.