The user can construct bows (including crossbows) and arrows from nothing or by shaping the existing elements allowing them to attack from distance. Depending on what the weapon is made of, it can possess a variety of abilities and be very effective in both offensive and defensive combat.
Most users need both of their hands to use bow effectively.
May be limited using single type of element at a time.
May may be unable creating element, being limited to manipulating already existing one.
How long the blade lasts depends on the users skill and power, some may need near constant attention, others are effectively permanent.
Demon Hunters (Diablo)
Nightwolf (Mortal Kombat)
Yue (Cardcaptor Sakura)
The Arrow Card (Cardcaptor Sakura)
Kouryu (Last Blade 2)
Ultraman Nexus (Ultraman Series/Ultra N Project)
Ultraman Zero/Ultimate Zero (Ultraman Series)
Gray (Fairy Tail)
Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
Hank, The Ranger (Dungeons and Dragons TV Series)
Pokkle (Hunter x Hunter)
Suzaku (Yu Yu Hakusho)
Kratos (God of War II); formerly via Typhon's Bane
Typhon (God of War II)
Karen Minazuki/Cure Aqua (Precure 5 & Yes! Precure 5 GOGO!)
Reika Aoki/Cure Beauty (Smile Precure)
Sailor Mars (Sailor Moon)
Lina Inverse (Slayers)
Katherine Hillard (Power Rangers: Turbo)
Cassie Chan (Power Rangers: Turbo)
Kendrix Morgan (Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy)
Kevin (Power Rangers: Samurai)
Rose/Huntsgirl (American Dragon: Jake Long)
Demon Hunters (Diablo) can use their hatred to create elemental arrows.
Zelda's bow of light.
Cross Marian (D.Gray-Man) changing his Judgment auto-revolver into an energy bow and arrow.
Sasuke Uchiha's Susanoo (Naruto) creating a crossbow of chakra.
Uryu Ishida's (Bleach) bow of reishi.
Quincies (Bleach) with bows of reishi.
Candice Catnipp (Bleach) using Galvano Blast to create a 5 gigajoule arrow of electricity that can incinerate her target.
Hank, The Ranger (Dungeons and Dragons TV Series) with a magical bow that shoots magical arrows of glowing energy.
Kidomaru (Naruto) advanced to his cursed seal's second stage and created a bow and arrow made of sticky gold.
Pokkle (Hunter x Hunter) first transmutes his aura into an arrow with his right hand while simultaneously transmuting his aura into an elastic sling between the thumb and middle finger on his left hand. Taking aim using the pointer finger on his left hand, Pokkle can then emit the transmuted arrow by releasing his right hand's grasp.
Suzaku (Yu Yu Hakusho) and his six other clones fire arrows of condensed lightning through a bow of electricity.
Angewomon and Angemon (Digimon) preparing to shoot arrows of light.
Cure Beauty (Smile Precure) preparing to fire her Beauty Arrow
Lina Inverse (Slayers) performs his Flare Arrow spell
Hercules (Walt Disney) holding the Armageddon Bow
Cassie Chan (Power Rangers: Turbo) holding his Turbo Wind Fire
Kendrix Morgan (Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy) holding his Beta Bow
Kevin (Power Rangers: Samurai) firing his Hydro Bow
Rose/Huntsgirl (American Dragon: Jake Long) uses her magic bow
Yue (Cardcaptor Sakura) creating arrows.
Cure Aqua (Precure 5 & Yes! Precure 5 GOGO!) creating her Aqua Arrows. (Click to Animate)