What was halberd especially effective against?

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The halberd was quite versatile in battle, but it was especially effective against cavalry. The hook opposite the axe head was used to pull horsemen to the ground. Its versatility made the halberd a court bodyguard weapon for centuries.
Monica Stiller
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