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Revision as of 04:59, 1 July 2018

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Name Sling bullet
Launcher Hunting sling / Fustibalus
Base damage 4
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 a hunting sling or fustibalus using the Slings skill (the other being stones). They deal more damage than stones, but cannot simply be thrown.

Sling bullet
Bullet 1.png
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


Prior to 0.18, sling bullets could generate with a variety of brands.

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