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Frostbite Warrior Bow (Rare)

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Shane Williams

Information about the Frostbite Warrior Bow in Horizon Forbidden West, including how to obtain it, how to upgrade it, and what the strengths and weaknesses of the Frostbite Warrior Bow are.

Overview of the Frostbite Warrior Bow.

Frostbite Warrior Bow Description

Favored by the Tenakth soldiers, this exceptional bow can quickly deliver Frost payloads. It can be upgraded to use Shock Arrows and deal more damage from Critical Hits.

How to Get the Frostbite Warrior Bow

Location Cost
Scalding Spear Hunter Metal Shards x632, Clawstrider Circulator x1

You can purchase the Frostbite Warrior Bow from the Hunter who has set up camp at Scalding Spear. You’ll need a Clawstrider Circulator which is an uncommon drop from Clawstriders.

How to Use the Frostbite Warrior Bow

The Frostbite Warrior Bow is best used when fighting larger machines that are susceptible to Frost or Acid Damage. It Is great to use this weapon to start with the Acid Arrows to weaken the machine’s armour, then switch over to the Frost Arrows to increase impact damage. Finally, switch over to a weapon that has good impact damage to finish them off.

How to Upgrade the Frostbite Warrior Bow

Rank Effect Cost
I Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x75, Braided Wire x2, Small Machine Core x2
II Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x112, Braided Wire x2, Sunwing Shield Caster x1, Clawstrider Razor Tail x1
III Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement Metal Shards x150, Braided Wire x3, Medium Machine Core x2, Sunwing Circulator x1
IV Increased Weapon Stats, 1x Perk Improvement, Unlocks Coil Slot Metal Shards x250, Braided Wire x6, Medium Machine Core x2, Sunwing Primary Nerve x1, Clamberjaw Tail Duster x2

Frostbite Warrior Bow Rank I Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Small Machine Core - Uncommon Drop from small Machines such as the Grazer.

Frostbite Warrior Bow Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Sunwing Shield Caster - Rare Drop from Sunwings.
  • Clawstrider Razor Tail - Legendary Drop from Clawstriders.

Aloy tests out her new Frostbite Warrior Bow .

Frostbite Warrior Bow Rank III Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.
  • Sunwing Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Sunwings.

Frostbite Warrior Bow Rank IV Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Braided Wire - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.
  • Sunwing Primary Nerve - Rare Drop from Sunwings.
  • Clamberjaw Tail Duster - Very Rare Drop from Clabamberjaws.

Frostbite Warrior Bow Stats

Frost Light Arrows Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
hfwfrostdamageicon.jpg Frost Damage 8 10 11 13 15
hfwfrostdamagebuildupicon.jpg Frost Buildup 22 24 25 28 33
Acid Light Arrows Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
AcidDamageIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Acid Damage 8 10 12 13 16
AcidBuildupIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Acid Buildup 22 24 26 29 34

Frostbite Warrior Bow Perks

Perks Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV
hfwcriticalhitchanceicon.jpg Critical Hit Damage +15% +15% +15% +15% +40%

Frostbite Warrior Bow Ammo Types

Icon Name Effect
hfwfrosthunterarrowicon.jpg Frost Light Arrows Deals Frost hfwfrostdamageicon.jpg Damage and Frost hfwfrostdamagebuildupicon.jpg Buildup
LightAcidArrowsHorizonForbiddenWest.png Acid Light Arrows Deals Acid AcidDamageIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png Damage and Acid AcidBuildupIconHorizonForbiddenWest.png 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
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    • War Totems
    • Vista Points
    • Survey Drones
    • Signal Towers
    • Black Boxe

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