OGC:Pepperbox Pistol (5e Equipment)
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Martial Ranged Weapons
|Pepperbox Pistol||500 gp||1d10 piercing||4 lbs.||Ammunition (range 20/60), capacity (6), chain fire, double-action, loud|
The most popular multi-shot pistol prior to the introduction of a reliable and safe revolver, the pepperbox pistol uses rotating barrels for each bullet. Due to such rotation, it takes a longer time for a pepperbox pistol to become fouled. With the advent of the revolver the pepperbox still remains popular due to its double-action firing method, but the invention of the double-action revolver ultimately renders the pepperbox moot.