Tension Wheel

Component Cost: See below
Market Price: 120 gp
Key Skill: Arcana or Thievery (no check)
Level: 4
Category: Other
Time: 1 hour

This complex device sprouts cogs and levers, and attaches to a crossbow. When activated, it increases the bowstring’s tension in order to fire the projectile with greater force.

Tension Wheel
Level 4 Uncommon

With a click, the tension wheel unlocks and propels the bolt through your enemy.

Price: 40 gp
Alchemical Item
Prerequisite: You must be holding a crossbow.

Power (Consumable): Minor Action. Place the tension wheel on your crossbow. The next time you make an attack with the crossbow, its normal and long ranges increase by 2 squares and it deals 2 extra damage.

Tension Wheel
Level 14 Uncommon

With a click, the tension wheel unlocks and propels the bolt through your enemy.

Price: 800 gp
Alchemical Item
Prerequisite: You must be holding a crossbow.

Power (Consumable): Minor Action. Place the tension wheel on your crossbow. The next time you make an attack with the crossbow, its normal and long ranges increase by 2 squares and it deals 4 extra damage.

Tension Wheel
Level 24 Uncommon

With a click, the tension wheel unlocks and propels the bolt through your enemy.

Price: 21,000 gp
Alchemical Item
Prerequisite: You must be holding a crossbow.

Power (Consumable): Minor Action. Place the tension wheel on your crossbow. The next time you make an attack with the crossbow, its normal and long ranges increase by 2 squares and it deals 6 extra damage.

Published in Eberron Player's Guide, page(s) 103.