Potato pistol

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potato pistol
potato pistol

Ever see a potato cannon? One of those giant tube-and-tuber-based weapons of mass destruction? This is like that, but smaller. And greasier.

Type: ranged weapon (1-handed pistol)
Damage: 12 - 24
Moxie Required: 45
Selling Price: 125 Meat.

Moxie +5
+5 Sleaze Damage


(In-game plural: potato pistols)
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Item number: 1742
Description ID: 461564283
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Recipe

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Hammer.gif dense meat crossbow secret blend of herbs and spices  
Hammer.gif Kentucky-fried meat crossbow t8r tots
Equals.gif potato pistol

Messages

You deliver a healthy dose of starchy pain to your opponent, hitting for X damage. BARF! WHACK! SOCKO!
You fire a potato pellet from your potato pistol. It doesn't make a hole perpendicular to anything, but it does hit for X damage. BONK! BOOF! BONK!
You fire a potato pellet, which bugs your opponent for X damage. You potato bug, you. POW! POW! SPLAT!
You fire either a potato or potahto pellet, hitting <it> for X damage. SOCKO! KERBLAM! BAM!
You think <it> is looking hungry, so you serve up some potato pellets, for X starchy damage points. KERBLAM! WHAMMO! BARF!

References

  • A "potato cannon" which is a "weapon of mass destruction" is a reference to a Spud gun, a device typically made using PVC pipe and using flammable gas and an igniter to launch potatoes.
  • "It doesn't make a hole perpendicular to anything" is a reference to the They Might Be Giants song Ana Ng, which contains the line "Make a hole with a gun perpendicular / to the name of this town in a desktop globe".
  • "Potahto" is a reference to the George and Ira Gershwin song Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, sung by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the 1937 film Shall We Dance.
  • Potato bug is a common nickname used in the United States to refer to one of two different bugs: either the Jerusalem cricket or the woodlouse.

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