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A wheel-lock, or wheellock, is the name of a type of firing mechanism used by many different firearms used throughout the Mortal Realms. Wheellock firearms are popular among the forces of the Cities of Sigmar, especially the Freeguilds.[1a]


The most renowned Wheel-lock firearms are Duardin-crafted pieces, which are designed to keep out moisture and are often engraved with runes. Such guns can be rugged and practical in design, but their machinework is of peerless quality.[3a][3b]

Types of Wheel-lock Firearms

A wide variety of firearms can be built with Wheel-locks including handguns, such as pistols, and rifles.[1a][2a][3a]