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The ability to possess great skill in the use of bow and arrow. Variation of Weapon Proficiency and Enhanced Marksmanship.

Also Called

  • Enhanced Arrow Skill
  • Enhanced Bowmanship
  • Enhanced Crossbow Skill
  • Kyūjutsu (Art of Archery)
  • Superlative Archery

Capabilities

Users have an incredible aptitude for the ways of bow and arrow, being able launch multiple arrows with one shot, use the bow as a melee weapon, etc. They can reload the weapon rapidly and efficiently, even with heavy mechanisms like the crossbow.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • Most users need both of their hands to use bow effectively.
  • User relies on arms and eyes, so Body Manipulation and Blindness Inducement can negate them.
  • User may have difficulty if fighting in the dark or in specific weather conditions such as rain or snow.
  • May be limited to distant range combat, which can be a problem in close quarters.
  • May become powerless if bow is lost or destroyed.
  • Can run out of ammo.

Known Users

Manga/Anime

  • Sasha Blouse (Attack on Titan)
  • Emilio Lowe (Black Cat)
  • Quincy (Bleach)
  • Kaho Mizuki (CardCaptor Sakura)
  • Yukito Tsukishiro (CardCaptor Sakura)
  • Oscar Brailsford (Dragnar Academy); via Failnaught
  • Sagittarius (Fairy Tail)
  • Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail)
  • Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer)
  • High Elf Archer (Goblin Slayer)
  • Hosei (Hero Tales)
  • Tomo Asama (Horizon In The Middle of Nowhere)
  • Sakuya Shimazu (Isuca)
  • Kagome Hiragashi (InuYasha)
  • Kikyo (InuYasha)
  • Rinslet Laurenfrost (Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance)
  • Pit (Kid Icarus)
  • Marcel (Jeanne D'Arc)
  • Beatrix (Jeanne D'Arc)
  • Tigrevrumud Vorn (Madan no Ō to Vanadis)
  • Centorea Shianus (Monster Musume)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Kidomaru (Naruto)
  • Chess (One Piece)
  • Chessmarimo (One Piece)
  • Kuja Pirates (One Piece)
  • Sayaka Kirasaka (Strike the Blood)
  • Sagittarius Saints (Saint Seiya)
  • Lisa Fujimatsu (Tattoon Master)

Video Games

  • Assassin's Order (Assassin's Creed)
  • Bo (Breath of Fire)
  • Mana (Chaos Rings)
  • Gordon Freeman (Half-Life)
  • Xigbar (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Nightwolf (Mortal Kombat)
  • Kung Jin (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ashe (League of Legends)
  • Shana (Legend of Dragoon)
  • Miranda (Legend of Dragoon)
  • Ramus (Lunar: Silver Star Story)
  • Luna (Lunar: Silver Star Story)
  • Nash (Lunar: Silver Star Story)
  • Liliana (Queen Blade's: Rebellion)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Linkle (Hyrule Warriors Legends)
  • Lyndis (Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken)
  • Wil (Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken)
  • Rath (Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken)
  • Rebecca (Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken)
  • Uhai (Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken)
  • Hanzo (Overwatch)
  • Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
  • Apollo (Cheetahmen)
  • Sagittarius (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Archer (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Tsuruhime (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Failnaught (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
  • Aloy (Horizon Zero Dawn)
  • Sniper (Team Fortress 2)
  • Lire (Grand Chase)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Rena (Elsword)

Cartoons

  • Yu Yan Archers (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Merida (Disney's Brave)
  • Finn (Storm Hawks)
  • Ravess (Storm Hawks)
  • Artemis (Young Justice)
  • Opal (Steven Universe)
  • Alexandrite (Steven Universe)
  • Applejack's human counterpart (My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games)
  • Sour Sweet (My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games)
  • Soul Archer (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)

Comics

  • Oliver Queen/Green Arrow (DC Comics)
  • Roy Harper/Speedy/Red Arrow (DC Comics)
  • Mia Dearden/Speedy (DC Comics)
  • Connor Hawke/Green Arrow (DC Comics)
  • Huntress (DC Comics)
  • Tigress (DC Comics)
  • Celestial Archer (DC Comics)
  • Merlyn (DC Comics)
  • Hawkeye (Marvel Comics)
  • Kate Bishop (Marvel Comics)
  • Danielle Moonstar (Marvel Comics)
  • Rob o' the Hedge (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)

Literature

  • Legolas (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Beleg (The Silmarillion)
  • Robin Hood (Robin Hood)
  • Little John (Robin Hood)
  • Much (Robin Hood)
  • Will Scarlett (Robin Hood)
  • Alec Lightwood (The Mortal Instruments)
  • Paris (Trojan War)
  • Susan Pevensie (Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Katniss Everdeen (Hunger Games)

Movies

  • Merida (Disney's Brave)

TV Series

  • Chase aka Mashin Chaser (Kamen Rider Drive); via Brake Gunner and Bat Viral Core
  • Sentai Pink (Super Sentai)
  • Pink Rangers (Power Rangers)
  • Huangzhong (K.O. 3anguo)
  • Huangzhong (K.O. 3anguo: New Ultimate)
  • Sun Shangxiang (K.O. 3anguo)

Webcomics

  • Executor Darkleer/The Expatriate (Homestuck)

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