Skill Name: Throw Weapons
Entry Last Update: 11/12/2005
Throw Weapons represents training with and knowledge of how to throw items and inflict damage. Such items often include throwing daggers, hurling axes, stones, and boomerangs.
Who Can Learn It: Anyone can learn Throw Weapons, though the "melee" classes will advance more quickly in it than others (faster OR/DR
What It is Supposed to Do: Allow you to better attack and defend yourself when using thrown weapons.
What it Does: Attacks NPCs and PCs with low damage from a distance and at close range.
ATTACK ([Target]). If the target is a different tactical rank, THROW (OBJECT) AT [Target] must be
used. Some thrown weapons will need to be picked up and reread in order to be thrown again.
Usefulness (Low Levels): No answer provided.
Usefulness (Mid-Levels): No answer provided.
Usefulness (High Levels): No answer provided
How to Practice: Attack. This is usually done to NPCs, and is called "hunting."
Tips: Some thrown weapons automatically return to your hand, thus not requiring you to quickly pick up and re-throw them. The most common weapon of this type is an item on a chain or string. It can be ordered through a merchant.
Unconfirmed Rumors (May or May Not Be True): No answer provided.
Notes: Throw Weapons is one of the 5 major weapon skills in the game, which includes Blunt Weapons, Edged Weapons, Pole Weapons, and Missile Weapons. It grants additional fatigue points as you advance in level.