A kind of magickal staff, fashioned into a shape not unlike a rifle with a bayonet. Uses ether-infused crystals as charge cartridges to fire basic cantrip-level bolts of arcane energy. Even in the hands of the most magickally inept, they will find themselves a force to be reckoned with.
Though primitive in design, and awkward to handle, the weapon tests have shown it's efficiency is quite advanced given its make and design.
The wielder needs only focus with a desire to fire, and the rifle will respond in kind. It is suspected that the grip, whose metal remains unidentified, may act as a 'trigger' when mixed with a willful intent to fire the weapon.