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Throwing hammer
Throwing Hammer by Vikingjack
Attack bonus if proficient +2
Weapon die ([W]) 1d6
Type melee
Range 5/10
Handedness one-handed
Proficiency category military
Weapon group
Weapon properties off-hand, heavy thrown
Price 5 gp
Weight 2 lb.

A throwing hammer is a military one-handed melee weapon in the hammer weapon group.[PH:218]

A throwing hammer is an off-hand weapon. A character can use a throwing hammer to make attacks even while holding another one-handed weapon in the other hand, and can use the other one-handed weapon to make attacks even if it isn't an off-hand weapon. It is also a heavy thrown weapon, so a character can throw it to make ranged attacks, using Strength instead of Dexterity for ranged basic attacks.

Ardents, avengers, barbarians, battleminds, fighters, paladins, rangers, wardens, and warlords are proficient with all military melee weapons, including the throwing hammer.

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

Dwarves with the Dwarven Weapon Proficiency racial feature are proficient with the throwing hammer.