The composite bow is a missile weapon, commonly referred to as a ranged weapon, that fires a projectile (usually a wooden arrow), and requires the ranged weapon skill to use effectively. Unlike the simple bow, a composite bow is made from multiple layers of dissimilar materials (for instance wood, bone and sinew). This construction provides for strength.
When used in the left hand, missile weapons function normally as ranged weapons, however, in a pinch the user may switch the weapon to his or her right hand and use it as a melee weapon. When used in melee to attack or parry, the composite bow acts as a Quarterstaff (including AvD stats). Two-handed weapon skill is recommended for using the weapon in this manner.
This table applies to the composite bow when used as a ranged weapon.
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The standard composite bow has a weight of 3 lbs.
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