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Is crossbow expert a good feat?

Is crossbow expert a good feat?

The Crossbow Expert feat is the perfect feat to take for any rogues and rangers looking to maximize their crossbow damage. This feat allows them to use multi-attacks with their crossbows and mitigates the reductions that they would take from being in close range with their crossbow.

Does crossbow expert allow you to attack twice?

The Crossbow expert feat would allow the character to make additional attacks if they get more than 1 attack per action from something like the Extra Attack feature. Rogues do not get that feature however.

Can you dual wield crossbows with crossbow expert?

Each one can infuse one of the player’s Hand-Crossbows with the Repeating Shot infusion. This would remove the ammunition property – and combined with the Crossbow Expert Feat to remove the loading property – it would work.

Does crossbow expert work with heavy crossbow?

Usually when using crossbow expert, folks just fire the hand crossbow three times and have the other hand free for loading the crossbow. In your case, you want to use a heavy crossbow which requires two hands and then follow up with a hand crossbow but then, it seems to me, that you would run into loading issues.

Does crossbow expert work with firearms?

No. A firearm isn’t a crossbow. Feats, like all character features, only do what they say they do. So as written, Crossbow Expert only allows you to ignore the loading feature of crossbows, not any other missile weapons.

How does the crossbow expert Feat work?

It means Crossbow Expert makes it possible to fire a hand crossbow more than once with a feature like Extra Attack, provided that you have enough ammunition and you have a hand free to load it for each shot.

Does crossbow expert give proficiency?

The Crossbow Expert feat lets you ignore the loading property (specific rule), thus you can operate any crossbow (that you’re proficient with) in the exact same manner that you could with a short/longbow.

Can you dual wield hand crossbows 5e with crossbow expert?

So the answer is no, you cannot dual wield hand crossbows then since one hand needs to be available to load it as part of the attack. You can wield one and fire the same one twice using the extra attack feature as long as your other hand is free to load it. That’s partially correct.

Can you use a shield with a hand crossbow?

No, you can’t load a hand crossbow while holding a shield. The errata added a new condition to the Ammunition property: Loading a one handed weapon requires a free hand. A hand holding a shield is not a free hand, so you can’t load your hand crossbow while using a shield.

Can you one hand a light crossbow?

Normally, operating a light crossbow requires two hands. However, you can shoot, but not load, a light crossbow with one hand at a -2 penalty on attack rolls. You can shoot a light crossbow with each hand, but you take a penalty on attack rolls as if attacking with two light weapons.

How does a pepperbox work?

Each barrel holds a single shot, and the shooter can manually rotate the whole barrel assembly to sequentially index each barrel into alignment with the lock or hammer, similar to rotation of a revolver’s cylinder.