Gaderffii (Gaffi Stick)

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Description

These awesome prop replica gaffi sticks are official Disney Parks exclusives and are difficult to find in the wild. Each staff is made of soft foam around a rigid base and measures 34″ long.
Perfect for your tusken raider cosplay and for walloping your siblings.
Here’s what Wookieepedia has to say about gaffi sticks:
It looks like Sand people did this, all right. Look, there are gaffi sticks, bantha tracks. It’s just…I’ve never heard of them hitting anything this big before.Luke Skywalker[src]

 

Crafted out of whatever salvage was at hand, they were very effective in close combat. Nearly every Tusken was proficient in the use of these weapons and more Tuskens chose the gaffi over the Tusken Cycler.

Tusken Unleashed

The weapon was of the staff variety, on average about 120 centimeters long, with a weapon-head on each end. The first resembled an archaic flanged mace, with each of the four or more flanges sharpened like an axe-edge. Upon the tip was a spearpoint. The opposite end of the gaffi stick usually was bent into an L shape, with a large and heavy club head tipped by a hook or second spearpoint (which itself was often tipped with sand batvenom) which would inflict maximum pain to an enemy. The dual weapon-heads gave a gaderffii wielder a wide and versatile range of attack options. The axe-mace could chop and hack, the spearpoint could thrust and stab, the club could bludgeon and crush, and the hook could rip and trip an opponent. In a more mundane fashion, the gaffi stick could also be used in many day-to-day survival chores, such as hunting or even digging.

Though the gaderffii were made out of whatever materials the Sand People could find, desired materials included hard metals such as iron and steel. The best gaffi sticks were Chieftain’s gaderffii, often seen in hands of veteran warriors or chieftains as a rank symbol. They were made out of the rare durasteel plating found on derelict starships or vehicles that had been “slagged” upon Tatooine’s surface. Such weapons were highly valued, being exceedingly durable.

Gaffi stick TCG by Hustak

Sand People prized their gaderffii, which were largely custom-built and thus identifiable as belonging to particular raiders, and would not part with them willingly. Thus, when bounty hunters were sent to eliminate hostile raiders, they were told to return with their gaffi sticks as proof of the kill.

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