Light Crossbow

Simple Ranged



A light crossbow consists of a bow mounted to a stock used to fire bolts. It has a lever used for drawing the string into a firing position.

Cost: 35 gp


  • Small: 1d6
  • Medium: 1d8
  • Large: 2d6

Critical: 19-20/x2

Range: 80 ft

Weight: 4 lb

Damage Type: Bludgeoning Piercing Slashing


Load — Loading a light crossbow is a move action that provokes attacks of opportunity.
Note — ou draw a light crossbow back by pulling a lever. Normally, operating a light crossbow requires two hands. However, you can shoot, but not load, a light crossbow with one hand at a –2 penalty on attack rolls. You can shoot a light crossbow with each hand, but you take a penalty on attack rolls as if attacking with two light weapons. This penalty is cumulative with the penalty for one-handed firing.

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