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Heavy Crossbow
Ranged weapon (martial, heavy crossbow)

Ammunition. You can use a weapon that has the ammunition property to make a ranged attack only if you have ammunition to fire from the weapon. Each time you attack with the weapon, you expend one piece of ammunition. Drawing the ammunition from quivercase, or other container is part of the attack. At the end of the battle, you can recover half your expended ammunition by taking a minute to search the battlefield.

If you use a weapon that has the ammunition property to make a melee attack, you treat the weapon as an improvised weapon

Heavy. Small creatures have disadvantage on attack rolls with heavy weapons. A heavy weapon’s size and bulk make it too large for a Small creature to use effectively.

Loading. Because of the time required to load this weapon, you can fire only one piece of ammunition from it when you use an action, bonus action, or reaction to fire it, regardless of the number of attacks you can normally make. 

Range. A weapon that can be used to make a ranged attack has a range in parentheses after the ammunition or thrown property. The range lists two numbers. The first is the weapon’s normal range in feet, and the second indicates the weapon’s long range. When attacking a target beyond normal range, you have disadvantage on the attack roll. You can’t attack a target beyond the weapon’s long range.

Two-Handed. This weapon requires two hands when you attack with it.

Damage: 1d10
Damage Type: Piercing
Properties: Heavy, Loading, Range, Two-Handed
Range: 100/400
Weight: 18

Attributes

Damage
1d10
Damage Type
Piercing
Item Rarity
Standard
Item Type
Ranged Weapon
Properties
Heavy, Loading, Range, Two-Handed
Range
100/400
Subtype
Martial, Crossbow
Weight
18
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