The main gauche, or left-handed dagger, is a short-bladed weapon slightly longer than a normal dagger. Unlike normal daggers, its broad hilt better protects the hand, and its slender blade can slip between an enemy’s ribs. The main gauche is used as a defensive weapon, and despite its similarities to the dagger, it’s not designed to be thrown.[2a]


  • 1: Warhammer Fantasy RPG 2nd ED -- Core Rulebook
    • 1a: pg. 109
  • 2: Warhammer Fantasy RPG 2nd ED -- Old World Armoury
    • 2a: pg. 35