A single shot, breech loaded, 12 guage firearm designed for the launching of flares. It is typically used for signalling or distress signalling at sea or from ground to aircraft. It is not designed to function as a weapon and would be ineffective under such circumstances. Flare Guns have a single action trigger mechanism, hammer action, center fire pin. Modern varieties are frequently made out of brightly-colored, durable plastic.
Damage: D6 x 5 (15)
Range: 3 / 10 / 20 / 60 / 120
Encumberance Value: 1/1
- Flare guns take a -2 penalty to attack as they are not designed or balanced for combat in any way.