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    Default Re: 3.5/pathfinderJules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas [help]

    Captain Nemo's Underwater Electric Pellet Gun



    One of the Nautilus's men presented me with a streamlined rifle whose butt was boilerplate steel, hollow inside, and of fairly large dimensions. This served as a tank for the compressed air, which a trigger–operated valve could release into the metal chamber. In a groove where the butt was heaviest, a cartridge clip held some twenty electric bullets that, by means of a spring, automatically took their places in the barrel of the rifle. As soon as one shot had been fired, another was ready to go off.

    These versatile guns are charged from portable compressed air tanks but instead of shooting conventional solid bullets, they launch small glass capsules…,which are sheathed in steel and weighted with lead. They are veritable little Leyden jars charged with high-voltage electricity. At the slightest impact they discharge, and the animal, no matter how large or strong, falls dead.
    -- 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

    This is an exotic firearm.

    Captain Nemo's Underwater Electric Pellet Rifle
    Cost Damage (S) Damage (M) Critical Range Weight1 Type2 Special
    14,000 gp 1d8 and 2d8 electricity3 1d10and 2d8 electricity3 x4 50 ft.4 6 lbs B and P and electricity See Text

    1 Weight figures are for Medium weapons. A Small weapon weighs half as much, and a Large weapon weighs twice as much.
    2 A weapon with two types is both types if the entry specifies “and.”
    3 Living creatures and Undead without bones take no damage from electricity, as the pellet does not detonate. Constructs and creatures made of metal and creatures wearing metal armor take twice as much electricity damage.
    4 Underwater range is 50 feet. It cannot be used above the surface.



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