Atlatl

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An atlatl consists of a shaft with a cup or a spur at the end that supports and propels the butt of the dart. The atlatl is held in one hand, gripped near the end farthest from the cup. The dart is thrown by the action of the upper arm and wrist, using the atlatl as a low-mass, fast-moving extension of the throwing arm. The atlatl acts as a lever that trades force for speed (the inverse of "leverage" as the term is commonly used). A traditional atlatl is a long-range weapon and can readily achieve speeds of over 150 km/h (93 mph).[1]

Variations

ItemSource isRare itemIs incomplete
Mistwood atlatl with a diamondique gripQuelling the Riot/End loottrue
Weapon:Mistwood atlatl with a diamondique gripQuelling the Riottrue

References

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlatl

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