One-handed martial weapon. 1d8 damage. 19-20 x2 critical. 2lbs. 50 gp.
A halfhand blade has a handle midway along its length so that it can be shortened to a dagger’s length at a moment’s notice. As a swift action, you can switch grips on a halfhand blade and use it as a light weapon. Used this way, the weapon deals 1d6 damage.
This weapon would be more useful in a 3.5 campaign than a Pathfinder one, where grappling rules are more restrictive. Getting swallowed means you need a light weapon though, so this weapon earns the right to swing at your side!
Max Porter Zasada