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Revision as of 18:33, 16 December 2015

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Name Sling bullet
Launcher Sling / Greatsling
Base damage 6
A small, heavy projectile shaped specifically for use with slings. It is more effective as ammunition than simple stones.

"For when things are once come to the execution, there is no secrecy comparable to celerity; like the motion of a bullet in the air, which flieth so swift as it outruns the eye."

-Francis Bacon, _Essays_, "Of Delays". 1625.

Sling bullets are one of the two kinds of missiles fired from hunting slings or greatslings using the Slings skill (the other being stones). They deal more damage than stones and can carry brands, but cannot simply be thrown and will be eaten by jellies and other item-devouring enemies.

Sling bullets can have the following brands:

Common Silver Steel
Mundane Bullet 1.png Bullet silver 1.png Bullet steel 1.png
Magical Bullet 2.png Bullet silver 2.png Bullet steel 2.png
Weapons
Axes BattleaxeBroad axeExecutioner's axeHand axeWar axe
Bows Shortbow (Arrow) • Longbow (Arrow)
Crossbows Arbalest (Bolt) • Hand crossbow (Bolt) • Triple crossbow (Bolt)
Maces & Flails ClubDemon whipDire flailEveningstarFlailGiant clubGiant spiked clubGreat maceMaceMorningstarSacred scourgeWhip
Long Blades Demon bladeDouble swordEudemon bladeFalchionGreat swordLong swordScimitarTriple sword
Polearms BardicheDemon tridentGlaiveHalberdScytheSpearTridentTrishula
Short Blades DaggerQuick bladeRapierShort sword
Slings Fustibalus (Sling bullet, Stone) • Hunting sling (Sling bullet, Stone)
Staves LajatangMagical staffQuarterstaff
Throwing BoomerangDartJavelinLarge rockStoneThrowing net

History

In 0.15, slings were renamed to hunting slings and greatslings were added as a new weapon.