Notes

[2] Requires a Ready maneuver on the turn immediately before each attack, to work the lever. If using Malfunction (p. B279), Malf. is 14.

[3] Not balanced for melee combat! Treat a small throwing knife as a small knife, a hungamunga or a large throwing knife as a large knife, and a large hungamunga as an axe, but with -2 to skill and therefore -1 to Parry (for knives, this adds to the usual -1 to Parry).

[4] Plumbatae (or pila, p. 221) striking a nonmetallic shield - deliberately (see Striking at Shields, p. 112) or on a block - stick and deform, penalizing Shield skill: -1 for any at all, -2 if total projectile weight is at least half shield weight, -4 if total weight equals or exceeds shield weight. Removing each dart requires a Ready and a ST roll at a penalty equal to its damage roll.

Special Arrows

Practitioners of Kyujutsu (pp. 179-180) - and many other archers - will be familiar with these special arrowheads as well as with regular and bodkin points (p. B277):

Barbed: Yanking out a barbed arrow inflicts half the injury it delivered going in. No effect on cost or weight (most war arrows are barbed by default).

Blunt: Converts damage to crushing. Used for training or for hunting fowl. Half cost, normal weight.

Bowel Raker: Converts damage to cutting. Gives -1 to Acc and subtracts 5 from both Range multipliers; e.g., x15/x20 becomes x10/x15. Yanking it out inflicts half the injury it delivered going in. No effect on cost or weight.

Frog Crotch: Has a C-, U-, or Y-shaped head sharpened on the inside of the curve. Used against limbs, and to cut ropes or (in heroic stories) bowstrings. Converts damage to cutting. No effect on other statistics.

Humming Bulb: Has a hollow, fluted tip that whistles in flight. Used to signal or to flush game. Some of these heads can carry a tiny payload - often an oil-soaked rag. Gives -1 to Acc and subtracts 5 from both range multipliers. Damage becomes crushing with an armor divisor of (0.5). No effect on cost or weight.

Willow Leaf: Converts damage to cutting. No effect on other statistics.

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