Pellet Bow

Pellet Bow
dmg: 28-73 (50.5)lvl: 42str: 83dex: 155max socket: 3

A superior Pellet Bow can spawn with 2 of the following bonuses, +5% to +15% Enhanced Damage, Increase Maximum Durability 10% to 15%, or +1 to +3 to Attack Rating.

Compared to other crossbows

table of base stats
namedamagestrengthdexteritysocketsspeed
Pellet Bow28 - 73 (50.5)831553-10
Gorgon Crossbow25 - 87 (56)11710540
Colossus Crossbow32 - 91 (61.5)16377610
Demon Crossbow26 - 40 (33)141985-60

How to upgrade a Pellet Bow

Transmute low quality weapon, an Eld rune, and a chipped gem to create normal quality weapon of the same type.

low quality Pellet Bow
low quality Pellet Bow
+
eld rune
eld rune
+
any chipped gem
any chipped gem
normal quality Pellet Bow
normal quality Pellet Bow

How to add sockets to a Pellet Bow

You can add sockets to a Pellet Bow by giving the item to Larzuk as a quest reward. Larzuk will always add 3 sockets (if the iLevel is high enough), the maximum. You can also add sockets with the following horadric cube recipe. This recipes will not work for low quality items.

Transmute normal weapon, a Ral rune, an Amn rune, and a Perfect Amethyst to create a socketed weapon of the same type.

normal Pellet Bow
normal Pellet Bow
+
ral rune
ral rune
+
thul rune
thul rune
+
perfect sapphire
perfect sapphire
socketed Pellet Bow
socketed Pellet Bow

This recipes will add between 1 and 3 sockets to the item. The game will roll a 6 sided dice, if it rolls higher than 3, the maximum amount of sockets is chosen.

amount of sockets for a Pellet Bow
rollsocketsodds
11 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
22 socket 1 in 6 (16.67%)
33 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)
43 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)
53 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)
63 socket (max)4 in 6 (66.67%)

The maximum amount of sockets an item can roll with depends on the iLevel of the weapon. The iLevel is equal to the monster level (mLevel) the item dropped from, the mLevel is equal to the area level (aLevel). Champions will have an mLevel of aLevel+2, Uniques and their minions aLevel+3, and Super Uniques will have a predefined mLevel.

possible sockets for a Pellet Bow
iLvl 0-25iLvl 26-40iLvl 41 and up
333

Runewords you can make in a Pellet Bow

base sockets
Runeword
Sockets
Allowed Bases
Runeword Recipe
Level
Stats
Zephyr2 socketsmissile weapon
ort + eth
21
7% Chance to Cast Level 1 Twister When Struck+25% Faster Run/Walk+25% Increased Attack Speed+33% Enhanced Damage-25% Target Defense (eth)+66 to Attack RatingAdds 1-50 lightning damage (ort)+25 Defense
Edge3 socketsmissile weapon
tir + tal + amn
25
Level 15 Thorns Aura When Equipped+35% Increased Attack Speed+320-380% Damage To Demons (varies)+280% Damage To Undead+75 Poison Damage Over 5 Seconds (tal)7% Life Stolen Per Hit (amn)Prevent Monster Heal+5-10 To All Attributes (varies)+2 To Mana After Each Kill (tir)Reduces All Vendor Prices 15%
Melody3 socketsmissile weapon
shael + ko + nef
39
+3 To Bow and Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only)+20% Increased Attack Speed (shael)+50% Enhanced Damage+300% Damage To Undead+3 To Slow Missiles (Amazon Only)+3 To Dodge (Amazon Only)+3 To Critical Strike (Amazon Only)Knockback (nef)+10 To Dexterity (ko)
Venom3 socketsweapon
tal + dol + mal
49
Ignore Target's Defense+273 Poison Damage Over 6 Seconds (tal)7% Mana Stolen Per HitPrevent Monster Heal (mal)Hit Causes Monster To Flee 25% (dol)Level 13 Poison Nova (11 Charges)Level 15 Poison Explosion (27 Charges)
Plague3 socketsweapon
cham + fal + um
67
25% Chance to Cast Level 15 Poison Nova On Striking20% Chance to Cast Level 12 Lower Resist When StruckLevel 13-17 Cleansing Aura When Equipped (varies)+1-2 All Skills+260-380% Damage to Demons (varies)-23% To Enemy Poison Resistance0.3% (0-29.7) Deadly Strike (Based on Character Level)Adds 5-30 Fire Damage25% Chance of Open Wounds (um)Freezes Target +3 (cham)+10 to Strength (fal)