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Disambig icon.png This article is about the bow type. For the weapon of the same name, see Shortbow (weapon).

A shortbow is a bow type. It has a short range, short attack speed and a medium arc. Shortbows are used as an alternative to Flatbows when Read the Wind or Favorable Winds are not available, as the high arc of flatbows would lead to too many misses.


Bow type Attack speed Range1 Flight time2 Arc size
Shortbow 2.0 seconds 1.0 0.59 seconds Medium
  1. Range is approximate and is measured in aggro circle / Danger Zone radii.
  2. Flight time is at shortbow range.

Bow types
FlatbowHornbowLongbowRecurve BowShortbow