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  Amphistaff - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Amphistaffs were the primary anti-personnel weapons of the Yuuzhan Vong.
Amphistaffs were, quite possibly, one of the most durable objects known, as not even lightsabers could cut through them.
The origins of the amphistaff possibly date back as far as the Bantam/Dark Horse invasion storyline, where the (non-humanoid) invaders were to be armed with a bladed, anti-lightsaber weapon.
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 TheForce.Net - Completely Unofficial Star Wars Encyclopedia - Entry Listing
Amphistaffs were literally grown in low groves, emerging in threes from a deep-rooted, leathery polyp.
Even as juveniles, amphistaffs were strongly carnivorous, and their voracious feeding served to nourish the amphistaffs as well as the polyp on which they grew.
As the young amphistaff grew larger, it became too large for the polyp to support and broke itself away from the main plant.
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 List of Star Wars melee weapons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amphistaffs are the Primary anti-personnel weapons of the Yuuzhan Vong.
In addition to their default staff/spear configuration, amphistaffs can be wielded as a whip, wrapping around a target then biting it.
Although amphistaff venom is far more effective when injected, the venom can usually kill the target by coming into contact with their skin.
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 Informat.io on Yuuzhan Vong Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In addition to their default staff/spear configuration, amphistaffs can be wielded as a whip, wrapping around a target then biting it or prompted to spray deadly toxins at its victim.
Another form of attack for an amphistaff is to turn into a blade that is an atom thick that its master can wield.
Once the master of an amphistaff is deceased, the staff will continue attacking the assailant until either of them is dead.
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 Deceiving the Slayer, a New Jedi Order fanfic - FanFiction.Net
Either end of the hall, a pair of warriors presented the twins with amphistaffs, the serpent-like living weapon of a warrior, which could have dual usage as a staff and serrated whip both.
The attack was blocked and Shimrra growled out his frustrations as the amphistaff formed it’s self into the ridged, flattened blade-like baton his brother had used only moments prior.
The amphistaff hissed to life, lurching- fangs upward- at the tendrils of darkness, impacting with considerable force and emptying its lethal venom into its target.
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 Lightsaber | Encyclopedia of Speculative Fiction | Wizards.pro
The beam can cut through almost anything solid, except another lightsaber blade, the material cortosis, force fields, an alloy used in Magna Guards' electrostaves called phrik, superconductors, and Yuuzhan Vong amphistaffs, serpent-like creatures used as melee weapons that, when snapped rigid, generate their own force fields.
Also, if the blade of a lightsaber was to come in contact with water, it would shortout until repaired.
Yuuzhan Vong bio-engineered weaponry and armor, such as the amphistaff.
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 Dragon's Library - Clash of Fates, a Thrawn Duology: Part Two
The Yuuzhan Vong whirled his amphistaff in one hand and snapped it against his inner forearm so that the razor- sharp tail pointed behind him and the serpent's head was level with the Chiss' face.
He blocked her blade with the tail-end of his amphistaff, but not the spinning kick she delivered to the side of his head, knocking him to the ground.
She struck aside an amphistaff with such force that sparks flew from the impact and the serpent was cut in half, then ducked and rolled to avoid attacks from behind and either side.
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 The Yuuzhan Vong are a race of beings native to an extra
Amphistaff: The amphistaff is the most commonly seen weapon among the Yuuzhan Vong, due largely to it being the standard-issue of the warrior ranks.
The amphistaff can harden all of its body to the consistency of stone, turning it into an impervious combat staff, resilient to even a direct blow from a lightsaber.
There are a rare few genetically-engineered amphistaffs that are duel-headed, as opposed to containing a tail.
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 Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: The Final Prophecy by Greg Keyes - Paperback - Random House
He whirled his amphistaff toward her, a lateral strike aimed at her scapula.
Mostly she saw the lightning-quick amphistaff strikes of the two warriors trying to flank her.
An amphistaff whipped toward her back and she had to roll beneath the blow.
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 After Ithor Part Three
The swing severed his amphistaff, and the weapon, at least for the moment, became useless.
But Corran was on his guard, and met the amphistaff with the silvery blade of his lightsaber.
The Vong was fairly successful at keeping control at first, keeping Corran in a small circle in the middle of the room and keeping his amphistaff fairly parallel to the floor and away from his middle.
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 NNSW v2.2 :: IBoA-8- Sienn
Although it seemed not louder than the falling of a leaf, the figure in front of her smiled, revealing sharpened teeth in a cruel smirk.
With a flex of his muscles, the amphistaff slid into his hand and stiffened.
Dodging a blow of the amphistaff that would have severed her head from her shoulders, she kicked him into the stomach, one time, two times.
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 Amphistaff Question - Wizards Community
I would guess about 5 hardness and 10 wp (although I wouldn't be surprised if it was in the 10 hardness and 10 wp category; but I just hope it isn't 10 hardness and 20 wp, as that is quite a bit to sunder in one blow).
Well, the reason Jedi's had a harder time sundering amphistaffs was because the weapons were organic, so lightsabers didn't ignore the hardness like they do with a normal weapon.
So it wasn't that the amphistaffs were so much tougher than a metallic weapon, it was just that they were better suited to resisting lightsabers.
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 For My Own Benifit - Message Board - ezboard.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The amphistaff is the most commonly seen weapon among the Yuuzhan Vong.
The amphistaff can be wielded in one hand or two, and also has the added advantage of having the exposed head of the snake on one end, whose fangs contain a strong venom.
Additionally, there is a certain species of amphistaff that can be hidden beneath the skin of a bearer, for missions which may require concealed weaponry.
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 Game Revolution Forums View topic - Soul Calibur IV
An amphistaff is the primary anti-personnel living weapon of the Yuuzhan Vong.
Although amphistaff venom is far more effective when injected, the venom can usually kill the target by coming into contact with their skin.
Supreme Overlord Shimrra's specially bio-engineered amphistaff is known as "The Scepter of Power", and almost killed Luke Skywalker during the events of The Unifying Force, the final book in the New Jedi Order series.
www.gamerevolution.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=9109&start=20   (715 words)

 NJOE: Beyond the New Jedi Order
The weapon of choice for the Yuuzhan Vong single units (soldiers) is the amphistaff it is a snake-like weapon which can be made into a stiff, strong staff.
Almost sentient, the blorash jelly is a jelly like creature which solidifies and can be used to immobilize an opponent it is attracted to the warmth of a body.
The tsaisi is a cousin to the Amphistaff.
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 NNSW v2.2 :: IBoA-9- Sienn
When he fastened his belt and checked whether his lightsaber was secured on it so that he wouldn't lose it, the amphistaff had fled his thoughts again, its warmth and texture not being registered as strange by his skin.
The amphistaff - it was a present of a grateful Yuuzhan Vong and the Jedi Master kept it as souvenir.
No one who didn't love Luke like she did, who was not married to him and so attuned to his emotions and his thoughts would understand what Mara was feeling.
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 your joy is my low
The warriors can only stare in openmouthed awe as amphistaffs fall like leaves from the polyps at his back; as amphistaffs wriggle down the polyp's knobby leathern trunks and slither through the grass.
Amphistaffs twine around Jacen's ankles and climb his body like vines enveloping a forgotten jungle idol.
As is every one of the seventeen amphistaffs that make up his armor.
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 Amphistaff - FileFront Gaming Forums
It would be a staff hilt with the yellow stance the whip it turns into, instead of saber throw, It would spit poison, I think this would be a great hilt.
Have no fear, though, because an amphistaff is in the works, with a version for both single or dual, and a longer one for the staff style.
I also have permission from the original author of the Yuuzhan Vong model and am making some new skins and variations for him, also to be released for both Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy.
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 NJOE: Beyond the New Jedi Order
Horn attempted to end it with a quick lunge, but Shai parried high, and whipped his amphistaff around in a full circle and impaled Horn through the stomach and out his backside.
Horn feebly raised his lightsaber blade in an defiant last attempt of defense as Shai went to bash Horns blade back into his face, but when Shai swung his amphistaff down, he overshot as Horn disengaged his lightsaber blade and rolled forward.
Overbalanced, Shais amphistaff dug deep into the ground, and before he could recover, Horn pressed his lightsaber hilt to Shai's chest and reignited the blade, severing Shai's spine and killing him.
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 Supreme Overlord Shimrra vs. Yoda
So, the false Overlord used his amphistaff to grip Luke in a crushing grasp, while waving around Anakin Solo's lightsaber at the same time.
He can easily weave through the attacks the amphistaff seeing as how he has unparalleled speed and agility, and then get some good hits into Shimrra with his lightsaber.
I remember that the amphistaff could have been used as a whip...
www.killermovies.com /forums/archive/index.php/t-359321-supreme-overlord-shimrra-vs-yoda.html   (1653 words)

 [No title]
Deactivating her lightsaber Sinry turned to go meet up with the others, the padding of feet on the floor was Sinry's only forewarning as she turned back the other way igniting her saber to face the oncoming threat.
Balavan ran at the last warrior ducking a back swing from its amphistaff, but not stopping his own forward momentum, coming up behind the Yuuzhan Vong he spun brining his lightsaber across the back of its neck and slicing the Yuuzhan Vong's head off.
The skirmish ended almost as fast as it began, dodging a horizontal swing from a amphistaff Spark round kicked the weapon out of the warriors hand and then brought the tip of the lightsaber into its eye.
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 Jedi.Net :: View topic - New Jedi Order: Castaways (Completed)
Tyria's blade hummed, a counterpoint to the amphistaff's hiss.
The warrior carried a long amphistaff, the customary hand-to-hand weapon of the Yuuzhan Vong.
Amphistaff poison worked quickly, but the healing trance could counter its effects.
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 Settled Accounts
Lah snarled a curse and threw his amphistaff at Vader.
Lah clenched his fist, and the amphistaff uncoiled from his arm and became rigid.
He gripped his amphistaff and began twirling it about, trying to deflect them before they hit.
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 Various Yuuzhan Vong weapons (ultimate destruction of Jedi) - Message Board - ezboard.com
:Amphistaff- a weapon that has a razor sharp blade that has a width measured in atoms and can block the blade of a lightsaber!
It also shoots out a poison from it's mouth that hits accurately up to twenty meters, and can be limp and used as a whip, or hard and used as a staff type dealio.
:Conduun Crab armor- this is the only solid material that can block an amphistaff, it's very hard, and has some resistance to lightsabers, but a powerful two handed swing with a lightsaber will cut through it.
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 Paradise Lost, Part XXV
The air wreaked of ozone as lightsaber and amphistaff continued to collide.
He lifted the staff over his head and swung at an angle before him to block the amphistaff, only to drop and dip the reverse to catch a Vong in the neck.
He spun his body while bringing the saber's tips around low before a sudden upward sweep that pierced a seam in the crab armor of a warrior while he stabbed the eye of the one before him.
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 [No title]
Blocking the attack from an amphistaff coming in on her left, she elbowed the Yuuzhan Vong in the face and then swirled just in time to block another attack coming from another Yuuzhan Vong.
Dodging the swing of an amphistaff by mere centimeters, Tarihi, brought her saber under and around stabbing the Yuuzhan Vong warrior in the armpit one of the unarmored spots.
Alerted by a sudden sense of danger, she spun around in time to catch the dull end of an amphistaff in the gut, knocking the wind out of her.
www.forceacademy.com /fanfic/raen/raen7.html   (6472 words)

 Luke Skywalker
Unable to gain an advantage over the immense Yuuzhan Vong, Luke was quickly captured by the huge amphistaff that served as the Scepter of Power.
Caught in its grasp, Luke as only able to free one hand, which he used to keep the Scepter's head from biting him.
As Shimrra produced Anakin Solo's lightsaber from behend his robes and threatened to kill Luke with it, Luke let go of the amphistaff to grab Shimrra's arm.
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