Driver, Variant (5e Equipment)
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Simple Melee Weapons
This small gauntlet shaped weapon is of Gnomish design. It requires small magical canisters embedded into a chamber. When you strike with a loaded canister, a blade is propelled outwards at immense speeds for devastatingly powerful blows. If the canister is not loaded, this weapon deals damage equal to your unarmed damage instead. It is popular amongst gnomish assassins for being lightweight, concealable, but powerful.
Driver canisters cost 5 gp each, and 4 canisters weigh 1 pound.