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Bravely Default


Vincent Lau

Bows have relatively high Physical Attack, making them potent weapons throughout the early and middle parts of the game. But being naturally two-handed weapons, Bows will later get outclassed by one-handed weapons used in conjunction with the Two-Handed or Dual Wield abilities.

Item P.ATK Purchasing Special Effect
Iron Bow 22 - None
Mythril Bow 34 850 None
Composite Bow 44 1950 30% chance to cause Poison to target
Birch Bow 49 - 50% more damage to Demon-kind monsters
Aeolian Bow 54 3600 None
Angel’s Bow 56 3500 25% chance to cause Charm to target
Gale Bow 60 - Triggers Haste (increases Speed) when used as an item
Killer Bow 66 14800 25% chance to cause Death to target
Ancient Bow 70 - 25% chance to cause Paralyze to target
Elven Bow 72 21000 25% chance to cause Confuse to target
Yoichi’s Bow 76 - Increases Critical Rate by 20
Artemis’s Bow 90 - None


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  • Publisher
    Square Enix
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  • Guide Release
    14 February 2014
  • Last Updated
    23 January 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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