Grocery shopping - crossbow bolts

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bariumdose
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Grocery shopping - crossbow bolts

Postby bariumdose » Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:02 pm

Are there places that sell crossbow bolts? I can't seem to replenish my party's supply of them other than hunting for brigands and skeletons who use crossbows.

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Postby Lord Plothos » Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:42 pm

Does the cabinet maker? Not sure.
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Postby bariumdose » Fri Dec 22, 2006 2:53 pm

Hmm, haven't tried the cabinet maker yet, but thanks for the advice.

Well, there is another way to get crossbow bolts for free, which is to rest in an unsafe area of the Broken Tower or the first floor of the Temple (and, I guess, also in the above-ground levels of the Moathouse). If you keep resting you'll generate a random encounter with some brigands, some of whom will be armed with crossbows and bolts. Kill them and then just take their leftover bolts. It's not a clean way to get bolts especially if your party is lower-leveled. But at higher levels, your party shouldn't have any problem in ransacking the brigands without taking damage.

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Postby Philos » Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:11 pm

That's a helpful hint. I tend to start running low as I usually have 2 in my party that can use crossbows. I don't think the cabinet maker has crossbow bolts. The two merchants in Hommlet sell a few IIRC, and maybe Otis's brother in Nulb.
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Postby Matron Malice » Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:20 pm

If i remember correctly the shield maker in homlet sells bolts

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Postby Philos » Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:53 pm

Old thread but worth adding a comment. What I found easiest to replenish my crossbow bolt supply was to simply make a couple of trips between Hommlett and Nulb. I frequently would have a random encouter with 3 or 4 pirates who were no challenge and usually had a few crossbows and quarrels among them.
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