Stub Pistol

Stub pistols aka stub guns aka slug guns aka stubbers are terms that refers to a wide variety of low-velocity, high-calibre pistols in wide circulation in the Imperium of Man.

Humble but effective weapons, suitable for close range engagements, they are favored among hive gangers, criminals, and others living on the fringes of society. However even some Guardsmen and Imperial officers like them as backup weapons, prefering to put their trust in solid rounds over energy weaponry. They come in a bewildering variety of shapes and sizes, but they all have the common characteristic of being simple mechanical devices that firing bullets upon the pull of a trigger.

Short Rng
Long Rng
Short Acc
Long Acc
Str
AP
Dmg
Ammo
Traits
Bullets
6''
12''
+2
3
1
4+
Pistol, Plentiful
Dumdum
5''
10''
+1
4
1
4+
Pistol, Limited
Hangman
4''
12''
-1
+1
3
-1
1
6+
Pistol, Rupture, Scarce

Pistol: Pistols can be used to make ranged attacks, and can also be used in close combat. If a Pistol has an Accuracy modifier, it applies to ranged attacks only.

Plentiful: Ammunition for this weapon is incredibly common. When reloading it no Ammo check is required, the weapon is automatically reloaded.

Rupture: When a weapon with this trait successfully wounds, D3 Damage is inflicted against the target.

Scarce: The Reload (Simple) Action cannot be taken on a weapon profile with the Scarce trait.

Limited: If an Ammo check is failed for a weapon profile with the Limited trait, the weapon profile is deleted from the fighter card immediately. Do not recalculate the fighter's rating until the Update Roster step of the Post-Battle Sequence.