It takes two to hold this!
The crossbow is a powerful but bulky weapon. To use it requires spending of an additional Action Point on the Combat Action, because it is necessary to take into account the tedious recharge of a quarrel. On the other hand, a hero who knows how to use them skillfully will be able to pierce the best armor and get rid of the most resistant enemies.
Beware of this kind of rascal, he's been living among humans for far too long.
Be Bad, Be Tough, Be Orc!