Archaic Ranged Weapons

“Why bother with a cunning plan when a simple one will do?” – Terry Pratchett, Thud!

Blunt Weapon Acc Dam Enc/Dur/Con Notes Cost
Escrima Sticks 0 1 B 2/2/S Damage varies by type. 1
Flail -1 3 B/L 3/1/N Damage without Dex (3), ignores shields. 2
Mace 0 3 B 2/3/L ? 2
Maul† -3 4 B 3/3/N 2
Morning Star -3 3/L 3/3/N 3? 2
Sap 0 1 B 1/2/P Stun (Stamina). 1
Shakuhachi Flute 0 0 B 1/?/S +1 to some Wits + Expression rolls. 1
Telescopic Baton 0 3 B 2/3/J Collapses to Size 1/S. 1
Tonfa (Nightstick) 0 2 B 2/2/J +1 to Defence. 1
War Hammer - 4 5 B 4/3/N Armor Piercing 1 (lethal only), recover after swing. Str req. 2
*
*S 0 1
* 0 0 B 1/S +1 to some Wits + Expression rolls. 1
*T 0 ?

*† This weapon requires two hands. If used one-handed, the Strength requirement increases by 1.

ype Damage Ranges Capacity Strength Size Cost
Thrown Weapons
Dart -1* Aero – 1 0/P •
Hatchet 1* Thrown – 2 1/J •
Javelin, combat 3 Aero – 2 2/N ••
Javelin, competition 2 Thrown x4 – 2 2/N ••
Knife, throwing 1 Aero – 2 1/S •
Shuriken –1* Aero – 1 0/P •
Propelled Weapon
Atlatl 4 Thrown x5 1 2 3 •••
Blowgun 0 * 1 1 2/N •
Bow* Strength * 1 * * •
Bow, compound* Strength +1 * 1 * * ••
Crossbow 3 40/80/160 1 2 3 •••
Crossbow, hand 1 15/30/60 1 1 2/N ••
Crossbow, arbalest 4 75/150/300 1 4 4 ••••
Crossbow, repeating 2 35/70/140 15 3 5 •••••
Sling 2 Thrown x3 1 2 0/P -
Sling, stave 3 Thrown x5 1 2 4 -

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Archaic Ranged Weapons

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