Which animals could a human kill with swords?

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  1. Merlotte's Silver Belt

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    I would trade the cape for a few dogs and take on any mammal. The dogs will tire the animal out by constantly attacking from the rear allowing you to focus on targeting its vitals with a pointy object.

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  3. PajamaSnugz Orange Belt

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    I read a story once about some dudes that went to Peru or some shit to go on a 2 week hike through the jungle. They were warned in advance about jaguars so when they met up with the tour guides they brought swords with them. The tour guides were curious why they had them and they explained they brought them in case they encountered a Jaguar. The tour guides laughed and said if a Jaguar wants you it will have you. Coming from dudes literally living in the jungle I think that speaks volumes. With jaguars there is no fighting chance. They’re the most elusive and dangerous big cats out there. They can’t even be studied because they’re the only cats with no migrational pattern and will just roam with no discernible projection for 1000’s of miles. They hunt at night and their bite is more powerful than any other cat as they’re the only ones with enough force to crack skulls. Fuck trying to lacerate your neck.. their mouths are big enough to fit around your head and they will fucking crush it like a grape.
     
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  4. Alphaboy Silver Belt

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    A skilled swordsman.

    I'd say medium cats maybe like the size of a cheetah or mountain lion. Maybe bigger animals but it'd probably be like a double KO.

    i.e. Human mortally wounds animal and animal kills human.

    I feel like some are underestimating swords. Y'all forget that humans survived without guns in the middle of jungles and shit for a very long time?
     
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    Irritable bowel syndrome. Avoid at all cost.
     
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    I'd infuse her with my magic.
     
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  7. Fedorgasm Silver Belt

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    Yup I said swords intentionally because I think we already know humans can effectively hunt with spears.

    I don't think many dudes in history have fought animals with swords
     
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    Yeah, but they torcher the bull before they let it loose. That's not exactly a one on one fight.
     
  9. judoka loca Training to eventually grapple a bear

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    That's cool, but I don't think a jaguar has spent as much time practicing triangle chokes as I have. I would choke its ass out and turn its pelt into some tear away Velcro pants.
     
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    How was sword fish not the first answer?
     
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  11. PajamaSnugz Orange Belt

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    What about a Jaguar skin gi. You’d be the coolest dude in class.
     
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  12. Ironnik94 Danger Belt

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    Intelligent response.

    Spears have actually been proven to the best non-shooting weapons in combat by far judged by their effectivity.
    (They're comically easy to craft as well, especially compared to swords).
     
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  13. Ironnik94 Danger Belt

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    Not surprised tbh.

    In order to kill a tiger or lion aggressively charging at you, you'd have to kill it with the first strike, because once it's got its paws on you, it's over.
     
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  14. Ironnik94 Danger Belt

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    Facts.
     
  15. judoka loca Training to eventually grapple a bear

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    That is true.
     
  16. Ironnik94 Danger Belt

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    Bow and arrow and spears were what was mainly used (and for some indigenous tribes still are) instead of swords, because the former are way easier to craft and ironically, they're the far more effective weapons too.
     
  17. Ironnik94 Danger Belt

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    A skilled swordsman would have at least a 50/50 chance to kill the following big predatory animals in an open area:
    • Any type of crocodile
    • Cheetah
    • Leopard
    • Jaguar (not too sure though)
    Not sure about the herbivore animals.
     
  18. Felis Brown Belt

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    Not sure if I would put cheetahs in the same category as leopards or jaguars. I think the swordsman would have a significantly better chance than 50% against a cheetah.
     
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    You could give me a Hattori Hanzo sword and I still wouldn't want to go against a raging chimp.
     
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    If you land on most animals, they would run away before either one of you would be killed. The most dangerous part is if the sword is knocked out of your hands and then you get killed. But if you make a solid hit on even some of the most dangerous predators, their flight instincts would kick in. They want to survive more than they want to kill. I doubt it would work on a hippo or a rhino or an elephant, though. And like another poster said, a spear is much more effective than a sword. Sword is more effective on humans.
     
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