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Horizon Forbidden West

Marshal Hunter Bow (Very Rare)

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Jarrod Garripoli

Hunter Bows are versatile, mid-range weapons with moderate speed and accuracy, and deal average Impact and Tear damage. This page will contain information on the Marshal Hunter Bow.

Aloy using the Marshal Hunter Bow

Marshal Hunting Bow Description

A mid-range bow favored by Tenakth Marshals. It uses Targeting Hunter Arrows to direct the attacks of overridden machines and can inflict extra damage against Burning enemies.

Where to get the Marshal Hunter Bow

Location Cost
The Maw of the Arena; Dukkah 84 Hunting Medals

The Marshal Hunter Bow can be purchased from Dukkah, at The Maw of the Arena. In order to gain access to this NPC, you will need to have finished The Kulrut story mission. Once you have done this, you can find a pair of NPCs at The Maw of the Arena that give you an errand to reopen the Arena itself. You only need to speak with the NPCs, named Kalla and Dukkah, to gain access to Dukkah’s wares, so you don’t need to actually complete the errand to reopen the Arena. She will be marked on the map with a medal icon and is close to where you first encountered her. Speak to her, then select the option to Trade Medals to see the list of items she has, one of which will be the Marshal Hunter Bow.

You need Hunting Medals to purchase the Marshal Hunting Bow

How to Use the Marshal Hunter Bow

The Marshal Hunter Bow will likely be a significant upgrade for your Hunter Bow slot, should you happen to get it as soon as possible (and have done the two Hunting Grounds at that point). It does good Tear Damage, meaning you will be able to detach machine parts more easily and quickly. The Targeting Hunter Arrows are a bit situational, as they make any machines you have overridden go after the target you hit. So, you would need that specific Override in order to utilize them better.

The Berserk Hunter Arrows are a nice addition, and work similarly to the Corruption Arrows from the first game. Basically, using these on enemies will build up the Berserk status, which causes the enemy afflicted with it to target anything in range, whether they are friend or foe. Note that a Berserked enemy will still come after Aloy, so it’s best when facing a large number of foes. The buildup isn’t quick on the more challenging machines, like a Thunderjaw, for example, so it will take a good number of arrows to inflict the Berserk status on those.

How to Upgrade the Marshal Hunter Bow

Rank Effect Upgrade Cost
I Increased Weapon Stats, Perk 2 unlocked 127x Metal Shards, 4x Braided Wire, 4x Small Machine Core, Medium Machine Core
II Increased Weapon Stats, Unlock Coil 212x Metal Shards, 6x Braided Wire, 1x Tideripper Tail Fin, 2x Rockbreaker Mining Claw
III Increased Weapon Stats, Perk 3 unlocked 300x Metal Shards, 10x Braided Wire, 1x Large Machine Core, 1x Tideripper Circulator, 1x Stormbird Storm Cannon
IIII Increased Weapons Stats, Perk 1 Upgraded 450x Metal Shards, 2x Large Machine Core, 1x Stormbird Circulator, 2x Thunderjaw Tail, 1x Rockbreaker Primary Nerve
V Increased Weapon Stats, Perk 3 Upgraded, Unlock Coil 600x Metal Shards, 1x Luminous Brainstem, 1x Thunderjaw Primary Nerve, 8x Tremortusk Tusk, 1x Apex Scorcher Heart

Marshal Hunter Bow Rank I Upgrades:

  • Metal Shards: Common drop from all machines.
  • Braided Wire: Common drop from all machines.
  • Small Machine Core: Uncommon drop from all Lightweight machines.
  • Medium Machine Core: Rare drop from all Midweight machines.

Marshal Hunter Bow Rank II Upgrades:

  • Tideripper Tail Fin: Very rare component from a Tailripper. Must be detached before the machine is destroyed.
  • Rockbreaker Mining Claw: Very rare component from a Rockbreaker. Must be detached before the machine is destroyed. They have four of these.

Marshal Hunter Bow Rank III Upgrades:

  • Large Machine Core: Rare drop from all Heavyweight machines.
  • Tideripper Circulator: Uncommon drop from a Tideripper.
  • Stormbird Storm Cannon: Legendary component from a Stormbird. Must be detached before the machine is destroyed.

Marshal Hunter Bow Rank IV Upgrades:

  • Stormbird Circulator: Uncommon drop from a Stormbird.
  • Thunderjaw Tail: Legendary drop from Thunderjaws. Must be detached before the machine is destroyed.
  • Rockbreaker Primary Nerve: Rare drop from a Rockbreaker.

You can find a Stormbird in the mountains southeast of Cliffwatch.

Marshal Hunter Bow Rank V Upgrades:

  • Luminous Brainstem: Very rare drop from most powerful and advanced machines.
  • Thunderjaw Primary Nerve: Rare drop from a Thunderjaw.
  • Tremortusk Tusk: Legendary drop from Tremortusks. Must be detached before the machine is destroyed.
  • Apex Scorcher Heart: Rare drop from Apex Scorchers.

Marshal Hunter Bow Stats

Advanced Hunter Arrows Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 47 53 58 63 70 80
TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear 154 165 173 187 199 214
Targeting Hunter Arrows Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact 6 6 7 8 8 10
Berserk Hunter Arrows Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
BerserkBuildIcon.png Berserk Buildup 79 84 89 96 102 110

Marshal Hunter Bow Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
Burning Enemy Damage 10% 10% 10% 10% 25% 25%
Overdraw Damage 15% 15% 15% 15% 15%
Concentration Damage 10% 10% 25%
  • Burning Enemy Damage: Increases Impact and Explosive damage against enemies in the Burning state.
  • Overdraw Damage: Increases damage dealt when using Overdraw with a weapon.
  • Concentration Damage: Increases damage dealth while in Concentration mode.

Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
hfwprecisionarrowicon.jpg Advanced Hunter Arrows Deals ImpactStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Impact and TearStatusIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Tear damage
TargetArrowsIcon.png Targeting Hunter Arrows Assigns target for overridden machines
BerserkArrowIcon.png Berserk Hunter Arrows Does no damage, but does BerserkBuildIcon.png Berserk buildup

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS4, PS5
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    16 February 2022
  • Last Updated
    31 March 2022
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This guide for Horizon Forbidden West includes the following:

  • A Walkthrough for Main Quest
  • A Guide for all Errands, Side Quests and Cauldrons
  • An in depth analysis for Weapons and Armor.
  • Information on all new and returning Machines
  • How to find and complete all four Melee Pits
  • How to unlock and complete all stages of the Arena
  • How to find and override all five Tallnecks
  • Locations on all Collectibles
    • Ornaments
    • War Totems
    • Vista Points
    • Survey Drones
    • Signal Towers
    • Black Boxe

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