Warplock Jezzail

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Skaven Warplock Jezzail-Teams (6th Edition)
Skaven commander with warplock musket (3rd Edition)

Warplock Jezzails are long-barreled Skaven muskets which fire bullets of refined warpstone.[1] A Warplock Jezzail requires a team of two to operate, one armed with the Jezzail and the other propping up a heavy shield used to rest the gun barrel on, the shield also providing cover for the team.

The Jezzail's unusually long barrel gives the weapon a range unsurpassed by other handguns. The high velocity of the warpstone bullet strikes with enough force to easily punch through shields and heavy armor, and the poisonous nature of the warpstone makes any damage inflicted all the more grievous.

Bullets fired by the Jezzail leave a faint green trail, which allows the enemy to trace the shots back to their source and return fire. As this makes Jezzail teams especially vulnerable, the traditional gun rest of the Jezzail has been developed into a large shield.

Jezzails were developed by Clan Skryre Warlock Engineers and originally based on captured Dwarf handguns.

Warpstone plays a major part in the operation of the weapon, appearing in the bullet, the firing mechanism (the warplock), and the warpstone-laced gunpowder.

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