The 7 Best Bows In 'Elden Ring'
Attention all Tarnished! We are ranking the best bows in Elden Ring! As players are tasked to explore a vast dangerous world that is filled with some of the most soul crushingly difficult bosses in existence, they need strong reliable weapons that can help in their journey. Bows are arguably some of the most useful weapons in the game due to their long range and players who utilize them are able to defeat some enemies that are notorious for being difficult to defeat. By doing so, they are able to access a large variety of arrows, as such, players all around are searching for the best bow in Elden Ring. Which Elden Ring bow do you think is the best?
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- 121 VOTES
Lion GreatbowPhoto: Elden Ring / fromsoftware
The black iron Greatbow decorated with a lion mane motif that was once wielded by General Radahn. The greatbow stands out as one of the strongest bows in the game due to its incredibly high damage output and its capability of unleashing devastation with its Radahn's Rain weapon skill, which fires an unrelenting barrage of arrows toward an enemy like the boss does to the player in his own battle.
Location: Trade Remembrance of the Starscourge with Enia at Roundtable Hold.
- 233 VOTES
Pulley BowPhoto: Elden Ring / fromsoftware
One of the most complex bow on the list, the Pulley Bow utilizes a series of pulleys and strings and was made by a certain genius who learned Golden Order Fundamentalism. As such the bow is one of the most precise bows that can shoot arrows from a far distance, making it perfect for those attempting a sniper build.
Location: found on a sitting corpse at the top of a siege tower near Mt. Gelmir campsite.
- 318 VOTES
LongbowPhoto: Elden Ring / fromsoftware
A bow made to fire arrows over great distances, the Longbow scales primarily with Strength and Dexterity and is a good weapon for long ranged combat throughout the game. Compared to the shortbow, arrows fired from the Longbow reach further and deal more damage, and stands out as a reliable bow to hit enemies from great distances.
- Starting equipment for the Samurai Class.
- Can be purchased from Twin Maiden Husks at the Roundtable Hold for 1200 Runes.
- Can be dropped by Skeletal Archers in catacombs or dungeons.
- 421 VOTES
Serpent BowPhoto: Elden Ring / fromsoftware
A malformed bow in the shape of a pair of poisonous snakes, the bow imbues every arrow with poison through pagan magic. In addition, from being one of the coolest looking bows in the game, the bow is an absolute menace when players use poison arrows with it as the poison damage can be stacked making it useful in both PvP and PvE.
Location: Found by a pool of rot in Abandoned Cave.
- 59 VOTES
Albinauric BowPhoto: Elden Ring / fromsoftware
Scaling primarily with Strength and Dexterity, the Albinauric Bow features delicate silverwork in its craftsmanship and is wielded by the Albinauric wolfback archers. The bow requires dexterity over strength to master, making it great for Dexterity builds and it offers the highest damage for the standard bow class.
Location: Dropped by Albinauric Wolfback Archers around the Consecrated Snowfield.
- 62 VOTES
Misbegotten ShortbowPhoto: Elden Ring / fromsoftware
The strongest shortbow in its class, the shortbow was once wielded by Winged Misbegotten. What makes the bow one of the best is its design as it inflicts additional damage by sacrificing range. Despite its low drop rate, it is really great at close range, making it a solid option for PvP.
Location: Dropped from flying Misbegotten enemies in Castle Morne and Morne Tunnel in Weeping Peninsula.