QUARTERSTAFF 5E: A quarterstaff is a two-handed melee weapon. Which means that any Monk feature that requires a monk weapon will work with a quarterstaff.
A quarterstaff is a monk weapon whether it is wielded with one or two hands. So any attack you can make with a monk weapon can be used to make a one-handed or two-handed attack with a quarterstaff.
A two-handed attack with a weapon means player make a single attack and on a hit player use the two-handed damage dice instead of the one-handed damage dice to calculate the damage of the attack. So as an example.
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Quarterstaff 5E D&D
A quarterstaff has a damage die of 1d6 when wielded one-handed and 1d8 when wielded two-handed. So if the player has a damage modifier of +3 (Strength or Dexterity score of 16), then on a hit the player would do 1d6 + 3 one-handed or 1d8 + 3 two-handed.
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This means that at 5th level the player can make 3-4 total attacks while wielding a quarterstaff and using your bonus action to either Flurry of Blows or make a bonus unarmed strike via the Monk Martial Art feature regardless of whether the player wields it one-handed or two-handed.
A quarterstaff 5e is typically 6 to 9 feet long. There is a reason it is called a quarterstaff. It is smaller than its larger cousins, and wielded in a totally different manner, usually in the middle, spinning or striking with both ends.
Description Of quarterstaff
Quarterstaffs are simple weapons. Basically, 6ft long wooden sticks with sometimes metal bands on the tips to make it last a bit longer.
A reach weapon would have to hit at 10ft away, which holding a 6ft long weapon would be extremely impractical and any attacks you were able to make at this range couldn’t possibly be effective. Rogue D&D
Beyond that, on top of it being a simple weapon in the sense, it’s easy to make, it’s also a Simple Weapon, as opposed to a Martial Weapon. It’s supposed to be weaker and with less special qualities than other similar weapons.
A quarterstaff is held in the centre in order to attack with both ends. A spear is held somewhat near the back and would be held at the back if the balance weren’t an issue. It is held thusly to maximize reach attacking with only one end.
They might be plain wood to unpredictably cut centrepieces. Metal improvements will probably cost additional.
Attributes Of Quarterstaff
Damage: The damage of a Quarterstaff is 1d6.
Damage Type: Bludgeoning is the damage type of Quarterstaff.
Modifiers: Melee Attacks +2, Melee Damage +2
Properties: Quarterstaffs have versatile property.
Secondary Damage: Second damage of Quarterstaff is1d8
Weight: 4 lbs
Cost: 2 sp
Weaponology Of Quarterstaff
The quarterstaff is one of the least difficult weapons accessible to any swashbuckler. Favoured among military pros, ministers, and a couple of officers, the quarterstaff may be used as a twofold weapon. Wizards regularly utilize charmed quarterstaves to channel arcane vitality and as an ordinary strolling stick.