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Basics Edit

The crossbow is a projectile weapon that costs $10,000 as well as the Pirates vs Ninjas gamepass to purchase. The crossbow fires bolts which are affected by gravity the longer they're in the air.

Upgrades Edit

Upgrade Description Effect Levels Price
Ammo Efficiency Reduces the amount of bolts taken per ammo missing, from the ammo box. Ammo Taken -0.5 1 $3,000
Skull Breaker Increases your headshot damage. Headshot Damage +25% 4 $3,000
Fully Loaded Increases the amount of ammo you can carry. Max Ammo +25% 1 $3,000
Poison Bolts Enemies hit will become poisoned, moving slower and taking damage over time. Poison +1200 1 $7,500
Fast Hands Decreases the time taken to reload your weapon. Reload Speed +33.33% 1 $2,500
HV Bolts Increases the velocity of bolts. Velocity +20% 3 $1,500

Strategies Edit

  • Since crossbow has a high headshot multiplier, and you can only upgrade the headshot multiplier and not the base damage, hitting the head is strongly advised to maximize damage.
    • This may prove difficult as this is a projectile weapon and the projectiles are affected by gravity. Purchasing HV Bolts can help alleviate both of these problems.
  • Just like Flintlock Rifle, if crossbow stops one-headshotting normal zombies, then it is advised to switch to a different weapon.
  • A level 4 Deep Mags perk will increase the magazine size of the crossbow from 1 to 2. This is extremely helpful as the full magazine is loaded all at once, effectively halfing your reload downtime.

Trivia Edit

  • This is the only projectile based weapon that is not explosive.
    • Flare Gun may only have an initial blast radius of 4 studs, but it's still an explosion of some sort.
    • Due to the latent nature of projectile weapons, a bolt from a crossbow will sometimes phase through a zombie dealing no damage. This is uniquely a handicap for the crossbow as other projectile weapons still have a blast radius when missed.
  • With a fully upgraded Skull Breaker upgrade, the crossbow can deal 2400 headshot damage.
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