Most ranged weapons have the capability of firing some kind of projectiles, while some use hit-scan mechanics, both of which deal ranged damage. The individual abilities of ranged weapons varies, but generally, projectiles fired using ranged attacks are unable to hit multiple targets, unless the projectile can create an explosion or has some kind of piercing capabilities (e.g.and ).
All ranged weapons scale with Tactics, however a few of these weapons can also dual-scale with Brutality (e.g and ) or Survival (e.g and ), meaning their damage will scale off the higher stat between the two.
Some Ranged Weapons use ammunition, which will be restored automatically after a short while. Ammunition that is impaled in enemies takes significantly longer to retrieve unless the ammo is removed by a successful parry or the enemy is killed, however, not all ammo based projectiles can be stuck in enemies, these projectiles will eventually refill automatically. Most of these weapons can get affixes that slightly increases their total ammo supply. Ranged weapons without ammo can be fired repeatedly without restriction.
, and cannot benefit from the effect of the mutation.
List of ranged weapons
This is a list of all obtainable ranged weapons within the game.
|Icon||Name||Description||Blueprint location||Base DPS||Scaling|
|Beginner's Bow||Ammo comes back after enemies are killed.
The Jailer's son was getting pretty good at hunting rats with this...
|Multiple-nocks Bow||Shoots 3 arrows at the same time.||Always unlocked||228|
|Bow and Endless Quiver||Unlimited ammo. Last shot is a critical hit!
"You can never have too many arrows" - Legolas
|Drops from Undead Archers (0.03%)||121 (175)|
|Marksman's Bow||Inflicts a critical hit at long range.
Slow, but devastating at long range. A sniper's delight.
|Timed Door Room between Promenade of the Condemned and Ossuary||55 (327)|
|Sonic CarbineRotG||Fires through enemies and keeps shooting when held down. Inflict critical hits to the targets behind the first enemy.||Secret area in the 5 BSC biome; requires Apex Key||250 (500)|
|Infantry Bow||Inflicts a critical hit at close range.
A bow specially designed for hand-to-hand combat.
|Drops from Undead Archers (1.7%)||78 (217)|
|Quick Bow||Inflicts a critical hit if the target has 3 or more arrows stuck in its body.
Speed at the cost of precision.
|Secret area at the beginning of Prisoners' Quarters - 3rd run onward only||75 (203)|
|Ice Bow||Briefly freezes enemies.||Drops from Undead Archers (0.4%)||46|
|Heavy Crossbow||Shoots several short-range bolts at once.
Secondary Ability: Reload
Reload the Heavy Crossbow. The next shot inflicts a critical hit.
A point-blank blast.
|Drops from the Concierge (3rd kill)||280 (560)|
|Repeater Crossbow||Rapid fires bolts inflicting critical hits on rooted targets.
Secondary Ability: Quiver of Bolts
Fires a volley of bolts rooting enemies and inflicting 15 DPS for 3 seconds.
|Drops from Dark Trackers (0.4%)||115 (404)
|Ice Crossbow||Freezes the enemy.
Secondary Ability: Piercing Shot
Fires piercing bolts, inflicting critical hits and returning bolts lodged in frozen enemies.
|Drops from the Time Keeper (4th kill)||60
|Explosive Crossbow||Bolts explode in the area of effect. Any enemy hit by a bolt suffers a critical wound.
Secondary Ability: Cross Hit
Hit 'em with the crossbow.
|Puzzle tower in the Promenade of the Condemned; requires 3 Gardener's Keys||143 (243)
|Alchemic Carbine||Poisons its victims (13 DPS for 4 sec).||Secret area in the Ancient Sewers||9|
|Boomerang||Comes back to you automatically.
|Ending area of High Peak Castle; requires Castle Key||156|
|HemorrhageRotG||Causes bleeding (25 DPS for 3 seconds). Deals a critical hit if the target is bleeding or poisoned.||Drops from Magistrates of Death (10%)||47 (187)|
|The Boy's AxeRotG||Roots the victim. Deals 80 damage when recalled.
|Drops from Ground Shakers (1.7%)||183|
|War JavelinRotG||Impales all enemies in its path. If they're close to a wall they take 90 extra damage. The javelin must be retrieved (if not, it comes back automatically after 10 seconds). Reactivate to teleport to the javelin.||Secret area near the end of the Cavern||110|
|Hokuto's Bow||Marks the enemy, who then takes +48 DPS for 15 sec. If the enemy dies, the mark spreads.
You don't know it yet, but you're already dead.
|Drops from Cannibals (1.7%)||25|
|Nerves of Steel||Inflicts a critical hit if the arrow is shot at right moment.||Secret area at the end of Ramparts||80 (341)|
|Throwing Knife||Causes bleeding (22 DPS for 3 sec). Automatically targets the nearest enemy.||Always unlocked||14|
|Electric Whip||Ignored shields and inflicts 50% of the base damage on nearby enemies. Also inflicts 25 shock DPS around the target for 3 seconds.||Always unlocked||112 (201)|
|Firebrands||Burns enemies and the ground (19 DPS for 3 sec).
Light my fire !
|Ice Shards||Slows down enemies during 3 sec. Inflicts critical hits on targets standing in water or covered in oil.||Drops from the Time Keeper (3rd kill)||53 (68)|
|Pyrotechnics||Launches multiple flaming projectiles. Inflicts critical damage on targets covered in oil.||Drops from Casters (1.7%)||102 (185)|
|Lightning Bolt||Hold to inflict critical hits. Inflicts 50 shock DPS around the target for 3 seconds.
Join the dark side.
|Drops from Inquisitors (1.7%)||114 (331)|
|Fire Blast||Burns enemies and the ground surface in range. Inflicts critical hits when oil is present.
Toasts enemies to a rich golden brown.
|Drops from Maskers (1.7%)||169 (223)|
|Frost Blast||Freezes enemies in front of you. No damage if the target is already frozen.||Always unlocked||48|
|Magic MissilesRotG||Automatically targets the closest enemy.||Drops from Arbiters (0.4%)||164|
|BlowgunTBS||Poison its victims (15 DPS for 2 sec). Inflicts critical hits if you hit enemies in the back.||Drops from Blowgunners (1.7%)||57 (343)|
|Barrel Launcher||Launches an explosive barrel. Inflicts a critical hit if the barrel bounces off a wall or has been reflected back and forth before exploding.||Drops from Infected Workers (0.4%)||171 (514)|
|Killing DeckTQatS||Shoots cards in various patterns. The fourth hit recalls all the cards, dealing critical damage.
Using cards as a weapon is quite the gambit...
|Drops from Armored Shrimps (1.7%)||64 (77)|
|Gilded YumiTQatS||Fires large arrows that push enemies. Stuns and inflicts critical damage if it bumps its target into a wall or another enemy.
Surprisingly easy to use, considering the tree trunk-sized arrows it fires.
|Drops from Euterpe when killed last||33 (114)|
|Money Shooter||Fires 150 gold taken from your pockets to deal critical damage. Won’t fire if you can’t pay.
Shut up and shoot my money!
|Drops from Golden Kamikazes (1.7%)||667|