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Where To Find The Compound Bow in Sons of The Forest

Shane Williams

Sons of The Forest is a sequel to The Forest and it was finally launched on February 24th 2023. As you may already know if you played the previous game you’ll have lots of enemies, such as Cannibals/Wild Animals attacking you, so a better weapon than an Axe would make life a lot easier. This page will navigate you through the necessary steps to finding the "Compound Bow" iconCompound Bow.

Collect the "Compound Bow" iconCompound Bow from the Bathtub.

How to Get Compound Bow in Sons of The Forest

As you progress further through Sons of The Forest the enemies you’ll face will become stronger and will typically be found in groups, so having a weapon that can take them down from a distance will reduce the risk of you getting overwhelmed and dying. One of the best candidates for this is the "Compound Bow" iconCompound Bow, but you won’t be able to get your hands on this for a while as they’re you’ll need to get the following items: Maintenance Card and "Shovel" iconShovel.

How To Get The Shovel in Sons of The Forest

Now the location of the "Compound Bow" iconCompound Bow is in the Maintenance Hatch B which is located in the southwest portion of the map. However, you’ll need to get your hands on the "Shovel" iconShovel otherwise you won’t be able to remove the soil that’s covering the hatch. Unfortunately, the "Shovel" iconShovel is located in the "Slingshot" iconSlingshot Cave and that requires you to have the "Rebreather" iconRebreather and "Rope Gun" iconRope Gun before you can successfully traverse it. The "Rope Gun" iconRope Gun can be found in the Miners Cave which is located on the west side of the map and the "Rebreather" iconRebreather is in the Beach Cave that’s located at the very top of the map.

How To Get The Maintenance Card in Sons of The Forest

Next up, you’ll need to get your hands on the Maintenance Card which is now doable, as you’ve already got the required items to do so after getting the "Shovel" iconShovel. You’ll now want to visit the green circle points of interest on your "GPS Tracker" iconGPS Tracker that’s near the slingshot cave which is located near the snowy mountain on the west side of the map. For more information on where to find the "Maintenance Keycard" iconMaintenance Keycard visit this page: How to get the Maintenance Keycard.

Compound Bow Location in Sons of The Forest

(1 of 2) You can equip the "Compound Bow" iconCompound Bow from your "Backpack" iconBackpack

You can equip the "Compound Bow" iconCompound Bow from your "Backpack" iconBackpack (left), then you can use it to take enemies out from a distance. (right)

Once you’ve got your hands on all the required tools, visit Maintenance Hatch B and open up your backpack and equip the "Shovel" iconShovel, then dig around the Golf Cart until the hatch its fully exposed, then interact with it to open it up and climb down. Inside, you’ll want to follow the path straight ahead and enter the first room on the right to find the "Compound Bow" iconCompound Bow.

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