Bows Skill Effects and How to Level Up | Valheim

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This is a page about the Bows skill in Valheim. Read on to learn the skill's effects and how to level it up.

Bows Effects

Increases damage when attacking with bows.

Associated Weapons

Weapon Stats
Crude Bow ImageCrude Bow ・Pierce: 22
・Block Power: 5
・Parry Force: 0
・Parry Bonus: 1.5x
・Knockback: 0
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Draugr Fang ImageDraugr Fang ・Pierce: 47
・Poison: 5
・Block Power: 5
・Parry Force: 0
・Parry Bonus: 1.5x
・Knockback: 20
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Finewood Bow ImageFinewood Bow ・Pierce: 32
・Block Power: 5
・Parry Force: 0
・Parry Bonus: 1.5x
・Knockback: 5
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%
Huntsman Bow ImageHuntsman Bow ・Pierce: 42
・Block Power: 5
・Parry Force: 0
・Parry Bonus: 1.5x
・Knockback: 10
・Backstab: 3x
・Movement Bonus: -5%

How to Level Up Bows

You gain experience every time you hit anything with your arrow.

Check out our skill leveling guide for tips and tricks to grind your skills to the max level!
Skill Leveling Guide

Should You Level Up Bows?

Leveling Bows is Recommended

Leveling bows is recommended as it will increase your damage and decrease the draw speed. As the bow is one of the only projectile weapons in Valheim, they can be very powerful. Increasing your bow skill will let you bring out the full potential of one of the best weapons in the game.

Another reason to level up the Bow is that you can draw the Bow almost instantly when you get it to very high levels. Once you get level 80+ on the Bow Skill, you will notice that you can draw the bow almost instantly then.

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