Bow of the Banshee

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Bow of the Banshee image

Bow of the Banshee is a rare shortbow that can Frightened Frighten targets on hit and grants bonuses to weapon damage and attack rolls against Frightened creatures.

The impression of an elven face screams silently from the finely curved bow - the image becomes even more disturbing when the bowstring snaps forward on release, emitting a blood-curdling wail.


  • Damage:
  • D6 Piercing.png 1d6 + 1 (2~7) + Dexterity modifier Damage Types Piercing damage
  • Details:
  • Shortbows Shortbows
  • Rarity: Rare
  • Enchantment: + 1
  •  Two-Handed
  • Dippable Dippable
  • Range: 18 m / 60 ft
  • Weight: 0.9 kg / 1.8 lb
  • Price: 190 gp
  • UID MAG_BG_OfTheBanshee_Bow
    UUID c040d1fc-4804-4774-8367-6dfa397e27e2

Special[edit source]

The holder of this item gains:

Weapon actions[edit source]

Proficiency Icon.png If you have proficiency, equip in main hand to gain:

Hamstring Shot Hamstring Shot ()
Shoot an enemy in the thigh and possibly reduce their Movement Speed by 50%.

Where to find

Looted from Corsair Greymon during the encounter that takes place after boarding the boat found in the Decrepit Village, Underdark. If he survives the journey, he will be selling this bow at his trading spot near Nere's cave-in, Grymforge X: -632 Y: 326.


The Blood-Curdling Emission effect grants damage and attack roll buffs against Frightened creatures to all wielder's weapons, not just the shortbow itself.