Originally Posted by Puppeteer
Pikes could be: made from much heavier materials; have longer shafts and no grip other than the pole itself. Lances, although roughly the same shape, have to: be made of lighter materials; be shorter in comparison and have an allocated grip space, to allow for balance and the restricted movement when mounted.
Okay you win, their similar but not that similar
i feel so stupid now for persistently being wrong