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.
This table applies to the long bow when used as a ranged weapon.
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The standard long bow has a weight of 3 lbs.
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