Feast your eyes on this miracle of modern firearm technology: the auto-loading, self-winding, precision-targeting clockwork crossbow. Targets not included, but I get the feeling that won't be much of a problem for you.
As you pull the trigger, your clockwork crossbow goes *bleep* and adjusts the angle of your aim slightly to the right. The bolt launches directly into your opponent's eye. Ooooh, it's gonna feel that in the morning.
Monster attack power reduced by 3-5
Monster defense reduced by 3-5
While tempting, combining this item with the V for Vivala mask results in the mask's critical hit specials overriding the bow's own. The only mask special that did not explicitly nullify the crossbow's was the extra stats message ... which comes after the monster's defeated, which makes delevelling moot.