Throwing

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Version 0.19: This article is up to date for the latest stable release of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.

The Throwing skill denotes how accurate and powerful your character is with thrown weapons and blowguns. It crosstrains with the Slings skill.

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Aptitudes

Ce DD DE Dg Ds Dr Fe Fo Gr Gh Ha HE HO Hu Ko Mf Mi Mu Na Op Og Sp Te Tr Vp VS
1 -1 0 -1 -1 -1 N/A 0 -1 -1 0 0 -1 0 1 0 0 -2 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -2 -1

The average aptitude of all species, excluding coloured draconian, is -0.480.

Weapons

The following weapons use the Throwing skill:

Anything not listed above can still be thrown, but it is usually useless to do so, as it will do little to no damage.

See Also

History

In 0.18, throwing speed was changed to work like weapons do, making it somewhat slower. The effect of poisoned needles was tied to the Throwing skill.

In 0.17, many species got their Throwing aptitude decreased. Heavy armour stopped penalizing the throwing speed.

In 0.15, ranged combat was changed to work more like melee combat, making throwing more viable option.

In 0.14, tomahawks were added. Spears, daggers, clubs, and hand axes stopped functioning as throwing weapons.

In 0.8, Evaporate stopped using the Throwing skill.

In 0.6, blowguns started using the Throwing skill instead of the Darts skill.

In 0.3, javelins, and throwing nets were added.

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