Some viewers claimed that Hadhafang was a Japanese-type sword. This is not true. Hadhafang was inspired by western cavalry sabers and the Assyrian sickle-sword. Hadhafang is made for use on horseback, as evidenced by the fact that Arwen was to carry a borrowed Rohiric sword during the actual Battle of Helms Deep, but Hadhafang during the charge and the Warg battle. However, the decision to not include Arwen in Helms Deep was made and we never got to see this sword in battle. Some people have also commented on the bad balance of the prop, not realizing that is meant for work from horseback. Retrieved from "http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/Hadhafang"
What's everyone think about this ? Dunrana 02:26, 5 August 2010 (UTC)