Dark Souls 3: Bows, Greatbows, and Crossbows Location Guide

Greatbows & Crossbows

Ranged Weapons in Dark Souls 3 can be discovered, obtained as rewards or created by Boss Soul Transposition. Many players are a fan of Bows, Greatbows, and Crossbows and they like to use it more often against the enemies from a distance so here is the list of all Bows, Greatbows and Crossbows and where to find them in Dark Souls 3. If you are looking for melee weapons and their locations then do check out Dark Souls 3 Wiki Guide.

Greatbows & Crossbows

Where to Find all the Bows

Bows in Dark Souls 3 have changed a bit as there are different Bow types with different attack speeds, ranges, and damage. They require arrows and usually a decent amount of Dexterity. 

Black Bow of Pharis

Effect: Pharis Triple Shot
Location: Dropped by Elder Ghru at Farron Keep

Composite Bow

Effect: Rapid Fire
Location: Shrine Handmaid

Darkmoon Long Bow

Effect: Darkmoon Arrow
Location: Dropped by Aldrich's Soul at Anor Londo

Dragonrider Bow

Effect: Puncture
Location: Smouldering Lake

Longbow

Effect: Puncture
Location: High Wall of Lothric

Short Bow

Effect: Rapid Fire
Location: Purchase from Greirat

Where to Find all the Greatbows

Greatbows are an extremely powerful version of Bows that can knock enemies off their feet in a single shot. Here are their skill and location:

Dragonslayer Greatbow

Effect: Puncturing Arrow
Location: Irithyll of Boreal Valley

Onislayer Greatbow

Effect: Puncturing Arrow
Location: Profaned Capital

Where to Find all the Crossbow

Crossbows usually do moderate damage and have less range than Bows and here are the skills and location where to find them.

Arbalest

Effect: Tackle
Location: Cathedral of the Deep

Avelyn

Effect: Tackle
Location: Grand Archives

Heavy Crossbow

Effect: Tackle
Location: Dropped by Knight of the Deep in Cathedral of the Deep

Knight's Crossbow

Effect: Tackle
Location: Dropped by Lothric Knight at Lothric Castle

Light Crossbow

Effect: Tackle
Location: Purchase it from Greirat

Sniper Crossbow

Effect: Tackle
Location: Lothric Castle

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