Hellfire Engine Crossbow

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Hellfire Engine Crossbow is a very rare +2 Heavy Crossbow that grants the Lightning Arrow spell and can pull targets with the Reposition Malefactor weapon action.

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'Trundling, mashing, mincing, crushing, grinding, blasting, biting! Hear their peeling thunder, their roaring flames, their clicking, whirring, metallic melody, and know that the hellfire engines of Avernus are on the move!' - Edict in Elturel


D10 Piercing.png 1d10 + 2 (3~12) + Dexterity modifier Damage TypesPiercing damage
Heavy Crossbows Heavy Crossbows
Rarity: Very Rare
Enchantment: + 2
 Range: 18 m / 60 ft
 Weight: 8.1 kg / 16.2 lb
Price: 960 gp
UID MAG_WATCHER_Human_Crossbow
UUID f746397f-c489-4121-8499-40017981e290


The holder of this item gains:

Lightning Arrow Lightning Arrow ()
Cast as a level 4 spell ( Recharge: Long rest.)

Weapon actions

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

Piercing Shot Piercing Shot ()

Deal regular damage and possibly inflict Gaping Wounds Gaping Wounds which cause extra damage on attacks.

Brace (Ranged) Brace ()

Spend 6 m / 20 ft of your movement. For the rest of your turn, roll ranged damage twice and use the highest result.

Special weapon actions

This weapon also grants the following:

Reposition Malefactor Reposition Malefactor ()

Pulls the creature 9 m / 30 ft closer to you if it fails a DC 15  Dex saving throw.

Where to find

  • Crafted by combining three components found on the main floor of the Steel Watch Foundry at the table X: -325 Y: -134 in the Security Office:
    • Watcher Crossbow Blueprint: found on a table X: -330 Y: -157 in the Security Office,
    • Targeting Module: found on a table X: -307 Y: -157 on the main floor next to the plaque labeled "Watcher Targeting Module",
    • Steel Watcher Arm: found on a table X: -280 Y: -165 on the main floor next to the plaque labeled "Steel Watcher Arm Unit".