By Kevin P. Sullivan
Updated February 16, 2016 at 03:53 PM EST
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Forged in Fire

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For the uninitiated (we do pity you), Forged in Fire is a spiritual prequel to Top Chef. Instead of creating dishes, the reality competition show pits bladesmiths against each other to craft badass weapons and other various sharp objects, which are then judged by factors of cutting and killing ability.

“There’s a kill test,” says host Wil Willis. “There’s always a kill test, and those are fun.”

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True to Willis’ word, the second season premiere (which airs Tuesday) features a kill test for the warhammers made by the contestants during the course of the hour.

You can check out a clip from the premiere above, but spoiler warning: warhammers can do a significant amount of damage to fake rib cages encased within ballistic gel dummies.

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Forged in Fire

2015 series
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  • TV Show
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  • 1
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  • In Season
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