Elven bow

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Name elven bow
Appearance runed bow
Damage vs. small 1d2
Damage vs. large 1d2
To-hit bonus +0
Weapon skill bow
Size one-handed
Base price 60 zm
Weight 30
Material wood

An elven bow is a launcher for arrows. When unidentified, it is a runed bow. You should not bash monsters with it, or throw it—instead, wield it in your hands, then throw arrows (or fire them from your quiver).

For non-elven characters, an elven bow is basically the same as a regular bow. Elves, however, get the following bonuses:


In SLASH'EM, an non-cursed elven bow has a 1 in 3 chance of adding an additional shot to the multishot roll, meaning a player that would normally only shoot 1 arrow will shoot d2 arrows 33% of the time, a player that would normally shoot d2 arrows will shoot d3 arrows 33% of the time, etc.[4] This bonus does not apply to dark elven bows.


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