Light Crossbow
Item value 35 GP
Weight 7 lbs.
Item code XBOW04
Combat type Ranged
Proficiency Type Crossbows
Handing 2-handed
Range 100 ft.
Rate of fire / round 1
Ammunition Bolts
THACO -2 bonus.
Speed 5
Minimum requirements
Strength 8
Other information
Appears in Icewind Dale and Icewind Dale II
Not usable by Cleric, Druid, Mage, Monk, Sorcerer, Thief
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Light Crossbow has a weight of 7 lbs, which is half the weight of a standard Heavy Crossbow and the speed factor is halved. The strength requirement of this weapon is 8 and it has THAC0 bonus of -2. The only disadvantage is that this weapon does not have +2 bonus to damage, which the heavier counterpart has.

In-game descriptionEdit

A crossbow is a bow mounted crosswise on a wooden or metal shaft, the latter called a tiller. The bow is usually made of ash or yew.  The crossbow fires a quarrel (also called a bolt).

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Compared to Baldur's Gate, crossbows have -2 THAC0 bonus in the Icewind Dale serie, but the same weapons doesn't have that bonus in Baldur's Gate serie.

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