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Pistol is a weapon that can be bought from Shop. Weapons are primary damage dealers and most Characters can hold up to 6 weapons.
Pistol is a Ranged Weapon. Ranged weapon shoots a projectile what travels up to total Range. If the weapon has no pierce, the projectile only damages only one enemy.
Pistol has the Weapon Class(es) of: Gun.
Weapons in the same class gain bonuses, and are more likely to be found in the Shop.