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A javelin is a thin throwing spear.

Note: Since a javelin is not designed for melee, you are treated as non-proficient with it and take a –4 penalty on attack rolls if you use a javelin as a melee weapon.

Weapons Chart Entry

Ranged Weapons
Cost Dmg (S) Dmg (M) Critical Range Weight1 Type2 Special
Javelin 1 gp 1d4 1d6 x2 30 ft. 2 lbs. P
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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.