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CATTIEBOW.ITM, is a shortbow available in Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn and the Enhanced Edition. The Item is equipped by Cattie-Brie and can be obtained from her corpse if she is killed.


Tansheron's Bow

The thin, frayed string of this bow appears unusable, but when it is drawn a solid but invisible arrow becomes tangible. The lich Tansheron gave this bow to his Watcher, the guardian of his keep who stood atop a tower with neither entrance nor exit. When anyone approached, down would fall a never-ending rain of phantom arrows until they were dead or fled. How this bow was wrested from the Watcher's hand is not known, but would probably make a great tavern story.

Note: avoid equipping normal arrows on your character, else the bow will fire these instead of the phantom arrows.


This item shares many of the design features of Tansheron's Bow. It has a different appearance, and also fires a different projectile - otherwise it is the same as Tansheron's bow.

This bow is an enchanted weapon +3, and it provides a 3 point THAC0 bonus.

Unlike normal ranged weapons, this bow creates its own phantom arrows which deal 1d6 points of Missile damage and are also +3 enchanted items for the purposes of what they can strike.

The bow can create unlimited arrows and it is also able to use other ammunition selected from the wielders ammunition slots as desired.

The bow has a range of 75 feet, which is standard for shortbows.

This item is subject to recovery by Malchor Harpell if the party takes it in their possession, as well as a number of other items obtained from Drizzt Do'Urden and his group.