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Crossbow, Heavy

Cost 50 gp Weight 8 lbs.
Damage 1d8 (small), 1d10 (medium) Critical 19-20/x2 Type piercing
Range Increment 120 ft. (projectile)
Category ranged Proficiency simple
Weapon Group crossbows

Load: Loading a heavy crossbow is a full-round action that provokes attacks of opportunity.

You draw a heavy crossbow back by turning a small winch. Normally, operating a heavy crossbow requires two hands. However, you can shoot, but not load, a heavy crossbow with one hand at a –4 penalty on attack rolls. You can shoot a heavy crossbow with each hand, but you take a penalty on attack rolls as if attacking with two one-handed weapons. This penalty is cumulative with the penalty for one-handed firing.

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Pathfinder RPG Core Rulebook. Copyright 2009, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Jason Bulmahn, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.