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For the purchasable item, see Inv mace 15 [Mace].

A mace is a one-handed or two-handed blunt weapon, usually in the form of a large heavy metal piece (with a varying set of short edges, points, or protrusions) on a short rod.

A popular sub-type is the hammer which resembles the more practical tool used in some professions.

One-handed maces are often used by combat rogues because of their high delay and high damage range, and priests, shaman, and druids because many exist that give procs or attribute bonuses beneficial to casters. They can also be used by death knights, paladins, warriors, and monks.

Two-handed maces can be used by death knights, druids, paladins, shamans, and warriors. According to Warcraft lore, the two-handed warhammer was the favored weapon of the Knights of the Silver Hand, led by Uther the Lightbringer.

Humans and dwarves have Inv hammer 05 [Mace Specialization], which increases Expertise in that weapon slot by 1% when wielding a mace.

Notable maces[]

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