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August 10, 2011 Good article nomination Failure
August 10, 2011 Failed good article nominee
Current status: Failed good article nominee

Commando? Effective?Edit

Wouldnt a clone commando be able to use a Bow Caster effective (Though I never could...) because of their "Inharent physicle traits"? Revan 06:41, 6 May 2006 (UTC)

  • There's different types of bowcasters. Some are automatically reloaded and can be used by weaker species (such as humans) that aren't strong enough to cock it. Others are manually cocked and only very strong species can fire it. Ryluk Shouja 07:52, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Crossbow? Edit

Is there any G-Canon source that says it's called a Bowcaster. I have only heard it been called a Crossbow in Return of the Jedi. And so far that's the only reference I heard for an actual name for the Weapon Tnu

Why? I mean, 'bowcaster' has appeared in a lot of C-canon now and it seems a fair name for the weapon. Also, the Databank's official name for it is 'Wookiee bowcaster'- the term crossbow (or 'laser crossbow', as they call it) is mainly a trivial name, methinks. Darth Paradox 22:26, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

  • It's kinda the difference between what Luke would say to Han in that situation: he'd say, "Han, give them your blaster", not, "Han, give them your DL-44 heavy blaster pistol". It's apparently just a colloquialism - \\Captain Kwenn// Ahoy! 22:29, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

why does it says that the bowcaster is inacurate: in rebublic commando it can be used as a sniper whit a scope and all

  • Inaccurate has more than one meaning - Rylu, February 10, 2007

Appearences Edit

In Jedi Aprentice Elan is said to use a bowcaster. 22:26, September 5, 2009 (UTC)

Revan/Exile Edit

I don't think it's appropriate to say "Revan and the Exile used bowcasters." I never equipped either character with a bowcaster in my game, at least. When it comes to these game characters I wouldn't say they did anything beyond things that were a) an unavoidable part of the game, like fighting Calo Nord twice, or b) something another source confirms they did.-- 19:43, April 18, 2010 (UTC)l


A max range of 50 meters? That's not very far. Why does it feature a scope for something that can't shoot much farther than a modern shotgun?

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