What crossbows want to be when they grow up.

A ballista is a Northern siege weapon which resembles an enormous crossbow. King Foltest had given the Baroness La Valette some ballistae as a birthday present two years prior and later found himself on the receiving end of said gifts.


Deploy: Damage an Enemy and up to 3 other random Enemies with the same Power by 1.

Fresh Crew: Repeat the Deploy ability.

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Note: For accurate card stats, see infobox to the right; the one below is for illustrative purposes only.

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Patch changes

  • Gwent icon Gwent Update: July 5, 2017 Patch: Ballista's Power changed from 5 to 6. Ballista will now hit up to 4 targets. Ballista will not ignore Armor when damaging now.
  • Gwent icon Gwent Update: May 24, 2017 Patch: Ability change; Deploy: Damage an Enemy and all Enemies with the same Power by 1 (ignoring Armor). Fresh Crew: Repeat the Deploy ability. Now Agile (was Siege).
  • Gwent icon Gwent Update: Feb 6, 2017 Patch: Ballista will now deal 3 damage.

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