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From the V8 Rulebook

Light Thrown

These weapons represent throwing daggers and the like.

  1. Between 2.5” and 6” in total length.
  2. All parts must be Strike-Legal.
    • These weapons are exempt from a minimum foam depth for Strike-Legal.
  3. May be covered in non-abrasive cloth tape instead of cloth.
    • Duct tape may not be used as a cover.
  4. Will score a hit from any portion of the weapon.
  5. May not be of a color and shape which may reasonably be confused with a Magic Ball.

Heavy Thrown

These weapons represent throwing axes and the like.

  1. Between 9” and 18” in total length.
  2. All parts must be Strike-Legal.
    • These weapons are exempt from a minimum foam depth for Strike-Legal.
  3. May be covered in non-abrasive cloth tape instead of cloth.
    • Duct tape may not be used as a cover.
  4. Will score a hit from any portion of the weapon.

Rocks

  1. Must be at least 10” in each dimension.
  2. All parts must be Strike-Legal.
    • These weapons are exempt from a minimum foam depth for Strike-Legal.
  3. May be covered in non-abrasive cloth tape instead of cloth.
    • Ducttape may not be used as a cover.
  4. Will score a hit from any portion of the weapon.
  5. Hits from Rocks are Armor Breaking and Shield Crushing.
  6. Items that meet the criteria to be classified as a Rock may not also be classified as Heavy Thrown.

Javelins

Javelins are a hybrid throwing/melee weapon. They are considered a melee weapon when wielded, but are considered a projectile while in flight. Javelins are only available to those classes explicitly granted Javelins.

  1. Between 36” and 72” long.
  2. Must have between 6” and 12” of Strike-Legal.
  3. Must be padded along their entire length.
  4. May be thrown and used in melee (including blocking and parrying).
  5. Stab only for both melee and throwing.
  6. Must strike point-fist to score a hit.
  7. Must have a rigid core.
  8. Pommel is not required to meet the requirements for a stabbing tip.

Magic Balls

These are thrown to represent various magical attacks and are not projectile weapons but follow the same construction requirements except as noted below.

  1. Must be a spherical object at least 2.5” in diameter.
  2. Must have a streamer between 1” and 6” long.
  3. All parts must be Strike-Legal.
    • These weapons are exempt from a minimum foam depth for Strike-Legal.
  4. Will score a hit from any portion of the object.

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