A tegolar sword was a hand-held, bladed mêlée weapon of Nausicaan design. The tegolar consisted of a hilt with an asymmetrical blade, whose upper edge was serrated. (TNG episode: "Tapestry")

The name "tegolar" seems to have been invented for Star Trek Online, where the weapon is an uncommon drop in ground combat.


In the year 2327, a Nausicaan stabbed Starfleet Ensign Jean-Luc Picard with a tegolar sword. The ensign survived but his heart had to be replaced with an artificial organ. (TNG episode: "Tapestry")

In 2409, tegolar swords were among the weapons found in the Tal Shiar arena on Nopada Prime. (STO - "Romulan Mystery" mission: "Coliseum")

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