Combat Techniques: Ranged

Melee [11]Ranged [3]Special [5]


Bows

Advancement: C

Based on: Dexterity

The bow is one of the oldest ranged weapons in Aventuria. It is largely preferred by Elves, Novadi riders and blackpelts of Orksteppe. Bows offer a large range and can be clamped quickly. However, their use requires some practice.

Special feature: minimum Strength is required to draw the bow.


Crossbows

Advancement: B

Based on: Dexterity

Many people think that the dwarves invented crossbows, but these weapons may have been brought to Aventuria by settlers from the Gyldenland. Crossbows are popular with dwarves, and also with burghers from the large cities. Sometimes they’re used for hunting. Learning to use a crossbow is easy, but reloading one is difficult.


Thrown weapons

Advancement: B

Based on: Dexterity

This combat technique covers stones, javelins, throwing daggers, and hatchets.