Weapons Description


An atlatl is a cross between a thrown weapon and a projectile weapon. It users a flat, thin board made of wood or antler, ranging from 1 to 3 feet long. One end is held in the hand while the butt of a light spear 2 to 3 feet long, is placed in a groove at the other end. At the end of the groove is a raised spur or pin to hold the bottom of the spear in place. You hold the loaded spear and handle and of the atlatl in the same hand. With a sidearm or overhead throw, you propel the spear with a force greater than that of a hand-thrown spear. The atlatl often has a carved stone weight attached to the board's underside, and many feature a thong of hide or cord to attach to the hand.

Martial Weapon - Ranged
Cost10 gp
Range Inc50 ft.
Weight2 lb.
Source Sandstorm

Preferred weapon of: No known deity.

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