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ARROWS, BOLTS, BOWS, CROSSBOWS, MISSILE, MISSILE WEAPONS, SLINGS, SLINGSTONES


To use a missile weapon (a bow, a crossbow or a sling):

1) Get some missiles of the correct type, arrows for a bow, bolts for a
   crossbow, stones for a sling;
2) Put them in a quiver, a bolt case or a pouch;
3) Wear the quiver or boltcase or pouch;
4) Wield a bow/crossbow/sling;
5) Ask your best warrior friend to buffer the opponent;
6) shoot <enemy> until no arrows;
7) recover the missiles from the corpse and from the ground.
Advantages of a bow? You are not in the melee.

If your friend isn't around,
5A) sneak up on the opponent
6A) shoot it
6B) flee or escape, trying not to take much damage
    (and repeat from 5A until it is dead, you are dead, you run out
    of arrows, etc.)
This may not seem likely to work, but if you are a scout with decent skills at sneaking, dodging, escaping, etc., it actually does.

Moreover, if you are using a sling, you can reveal stone in appropriate places and you will never remain out of ammo.

A missile skill might help shooting faster and more accurately; to learn it go to the nearest thieves guild.

See also: ARCHERY, RECOVER, SHOOT, "TARGET SHOOTING", LOAD

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