Hand Cannons were a handheld cannon weapon wielded by the Alchemists of the red sisters of Anarcrothe in the War for Nosgoth seen in the mid-events of Soul Reaver of Nosgoth. As the default weapon of the alchemist class, they could be equipped or used at any time with no cost associated. The Hand Cannons were the sturdiest all round weapons with average values for power, accuracy, speed and reload time.
This article is about the default handheld cannon weapon wielded by Alchemists in Nosgoth. For the unusable weapons used by vampire hunter cannoneers and demon hunter cannoneers in Soul Reaver 2, see Hand cannons.