Bow

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Bow
Bow-long.png
Durability Crude: 180
Simple: 240
Longbow: 650
Recurve: 500
Attack
Power Crude: 3
Simple: 3.25
Longbow: 3.75
Recurve: 4.0 hp
Range N/A m


Weapons



Bows are ranged weapons used for combat which consume arrows as ammunition.

Creation

Currently, there are four obtainable bows in the game. Bows can be acquired from either crafting or trading. However, crafting recipes for the Crude bow and the Recurve bow are limited to the hunter class.

Crude & Simple Bow

Stick

Stick

Stick

rope

rope

rope

Bow crude







Stick

Stick

Stick

Flax Twine

Flax Twine

Flax Twine

Bow








Longbow

Long bow can be crafted from dry long bow stave, flax twine, leather / hide pelts, fat / wax / resin.

Bowstave long dry

Fat

leather

Fat

Flax twine

Flax twine

Flax twine

Bow long








Recurve Bow

Hunter can craft recurve bow from flax twine, leather, bone, raw bushmeat.

Bushmeat raw

Bowstave recurve dry

Bushmeat raw

Bone

leather

Bone

Flax twine

Flax twine

Flax twine

Bow recurve








Combat

Attacking a mob (ranged combat): Place the bow in an active hotbar slot.

  • Charging the Bow: Press and hold right mouse button to charge the bow (nock/draw).
  • Aiming the Bow: Aim the white crosshairs at the selected target
  • Firing an Arrow: Release the mouse button to fire (loose) the arrow.

Storage

Bows are tools and can be placed on a tool rack.


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