Bow is a skill, described in Basic Set, p. 182. The ST rating of bows is discussed in GURPS Low-Tech, p. 74.



For muscle-powered melee and missile weapons, such as swords and bows, damage is ST-based and expressed as a modifier to the wielder’s basic thrusting (thr) or swinging (sw) damage

Kromm QuotesEdit

Sean Punch has commented on Bow in the following posts to the SJG GURPS Forums:

  • April 2007 on the ST rating of bows [1]
  • October 2007 on Bow versus Bow Sport skill [2]
  • May 2008 on bow ST [3]
  • August 2010 on shooting while grappled [4]

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