Hammer is a Melee Clubbing weapon that can be purchased from and sold to Big Al's Gun Shop. It is the cheapest item available at Big Al's. The Hammer was the first item added to the game with an item ID of 1, and was one of the items available at the launch of Torn on 15 November 2004.
The Duke Contract "Hammer Time" requires a target to be defeated using only a Hammer.
As of October 2021, the Hammer has by far the highest circulation out of any non Temporary weapon, with over 1,800,000 in circulation.