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A Shrieker Cannon[1]

The Shrieker Cannon (or Buanna in the Eldar Language[2]) is a weapon used by Eldar Harlequins.[1]

The Shuriken Shrieker Cannon is specialized version of the Shuriken Cannon used by Harlequin Death Jesters. In addition to a longer barrel, the Shriker Cannon can fire both normal shurikens and shrieker shurikens, also known as margrech, which are hollowed out and contain a genetically tailored enzyme-based toxin. Centripetal forces created by the spinning of the disc forces this virulent toxin into the target through microscopic pores in the shuriken's spines, which also give it a distinctive shrieking noise as it travels through the air. The result of the toxin is most unpleasant to any living creature: combining with their own genetic material, the unfortunate target's tissue begins to twist and distort itself, organs cease functioning, and delirium sets in as the serum reaches their brain. Eventually the replicating genetic serum reaches a fever pitch, and the target violently explodes in a most horrific and untidy manner.[2][3]

Notable Shurieker Cannons

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Craftworld Eldar Weaponry
Melee Weapons Biting BladeChainswordChainsabreDireswordExecutionerMirrorswordGhostsword

GhostaxePower WeaponPowerbladeScorpion's ClawSinging SpearTriskeleWitch BladeWitch StaffStar Glaive

One-Handed Weapons Fusion PistolShuriken PistolLaser Lance
Two-Handed Weapons Avenger Shuriken CatapultShuriken CatapultDeath SpinnerFlamerFire PikeFusion GunLasblasterHaywire Launcher

Prism RiflePrism BlasterLong RifleReaper LauncherSpinneret RifleSunrifleTempest LauncherWraithcannonD-Scythe

Heavy Weapons Bright LanceEldar Missile LauncherScatter LaserShuriken CannonStarcannon
Other MandiblastersHaywire GrenadeMelta BombPlasma Grenade


Harlequin Weaponry
Close Combat Weapons Power SwordPower BladeZephyrglaiveMiststaveHarlequin's KissHarlequin's CaressHarlequin's EmbraceStar Bolas
One-Handed Projectile Weapons Shuriken PistolFusion PistolNeuro-Disruptor
Two-Handed Projectile Weapons Fusion GunShuriken CatapultEldar Missile LauncherHallucinogen Grenade LauncherPack Grenade Launcher
Heavy Weapons Bright LanceHaywire CannonPrismatic CannonShuriken CannonShrieker Cannon
Grenades Hallucinogen GrenadeHaywire GrenadePlasma GrenadePrismatic GrenadeTanglefoot Grenade