Long bow

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The long 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. A long bow is particularly large, often about the height of an archer and has a longer roundtime then its siblings, the short bow and composite bow but will do more damage.

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 long bow acts as a quarterstaff (including AvD stats). Two-handed weapon skill is recommended for using the weapon in this manner.

Alternate Names

  • longbow
  • lutk'quoab
  • yumi

Game Mechanics

This table applies to the long bow when used as a ranged weapon.

Weapon AG Cloth Leather Scale Chain Plate RT Min RT Damage Type STR/DU
AsG 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Long bow DF .400 .325 .350 .300 .175 7 3 Puncture 60/315
AvD 25 33 32 31 30 29 27 25 23 42 38 34 30 38 32 26 20

The standard long bow has a weight of 3 lbs.

Note: To edit this table go to Template:Weapon table long bow

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