|Also known as?||X-Bow, K-Bow, Repeating Crossbow|
|Release date||9 May 2005 (Update)|
|High Alchemy||96 000 coins|
|Low Alchemy||64 000 coins|
|Destroy||Drop, it will fully break after dropping|
|Store price||Not sold|
|Exchange price||593,200 coins update|
|GE Database||Look up price|
|Examine||Karil the Tainted's repeating crossbow.|
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Karil's crossbow is a ranged weapon that is part of Karil the Tainted's set of barrows equipment. Karil's crossbow is a two handed weapon, unlike other crossbows, and requires 70 Ranged to wield. As a crossbow, Karil's crossbow requires ammunition; it uses bolt racks. It is currently the only crossbow which uses bolt racks as ammunition. It is also popular while defeating TzTok-Jad. This is the only one of the Barrows weapons that does not require 70 Attack to use. Karil's crossbow is also somewhat popular among player-killers because of its ranged attack bonus being nearly that of a Rune crossbow, however with the speed and strength than a Magic shortbow, along with the fact that since the ammunition is non-retrievable, the cape slot can be switched from Ava's accumulator to a cape that provides defence bonuses.
Being part of Karil's barrows set, if Karil's crossbow is wielded along with all of the other pieces of equipment in Karil's barrows set the player receives a special attack. On successful attacks with Karil's crossbow against a player, there is a chance that it may temporarily lower that player's Agility level. This weapon cannot be made using the Fletching skill.
This weapon is weaker than the Rune crossbow in the aspect of ranged bonus, making it the second strongest crossbow in the game. It also has a much lower max hit than a rune crossbow (when said crossbow is using rune bolts), and while the speed is greater, it is typically considered a much weaker weapon than a rune crossbow. Many players are concerned about this, as Karil's crossbow is much more expensive to maintain and has a higher requirement than the rune crossbow.
This weapon can be fixed at by Bob at Bob's Axes in Lumbridge or Tindel Merchant in Port Khazard. Both can fix it at any degrade stage.
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A player wielding Karil's crossbow
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|Costs to repair
|Level 1 Smithing||Level 99 Smithing|
|Helm||60 000||59 700||30 300|
|Body||90 000||89 550||45 450|
|Legs||80 000||79 600||40 400|
|Weapon||100 000||99 500||50 500|
|Total||330 000||328 330||166 500|
|The price is exactly 50% when operating a player's Smithing cape.|
* - Karil's crossbow is only tradeable when undamaged or fully broken.
(f) means available to free players.
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