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Short spear
Attack bonus if proficient +2
Weapon die ([W]) 1d6
Type melee
Range 5/10
Handedness one-handed
Proficiency category simple
Weapon group
Weapon properties light thrown, off-hand, small
Price 2 gp
Weight 1 lb.

A Short Spear is a simple one-handed melee weapon in the spear weapon group. [MME:21]

Ardents, artificers, avengers, barbarians, bards, battleminds, clerics, druids, fighters, invokers, paladins, psions, rangers, runepriests, seekers, shamans, sorcerers, swordmages, vampires, wardens, warlocks, and warlords are proficient with all simple melee weapons, including the Short Spear. Assassins are proficient with one-handed simple melee weapons, including the Short Spear.

Other classes do not have proficiency with the Short Spear as a class trait, but any character can become proficient by taking a Weapon Proficiency feat.