New World Guide
New World Guide

Bow, BW abilities in game New World character builds

List of all abilities for Bow in New World. Each ability linked with builds with BW created on New World Guide and sorted by amount of likes from users

Poison Shot
Poison Shot
Shoot an arrow that deals 50% weapon damage. On hit or land, this arrow creates 3m radius poison cloud that lasts 6s. Foes entering the cloud are poisoned and take 10% weapon damage per second for 20s. (This ability cannot headshot.)
Skirmisher
Activatable
Rapid Shot
Rapid Shot
Shoot 3 consecutive arrows. First Arrow: 100% weapon damage. Second Arrow: 100% weapon damage. Third Arrow: 125% weapon damage and staggers.
Hunter
Activatable
Explosive Arrow
Explosive Arrow
Fire an arrow that deals 50% weapon damage on hit, then explodes on impact dealing an additional 135% damage to all targets within a 2.5m radius.
Hunter
Activatable
Impale
Impale
If you hit a foe with 100% health, inflict a 10% slow for 2s. (Slow reduces target's movement speed.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can
If surrounded by 3 or more foes within 3m of you, gain 20% haste. (Haste increases movement speed.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Knee Shot
Knee Shot
Leg shots cause 10% slow for 2s. (Slow reduces target's movement speed.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Rain of Arrows
Rain of Arrows
Shoot a barrage of arrows that covers a 3m radius area and deals 150% weapon damage. (This ability cannot headshot.)
Skirmisher
Activatable
Penetrating Shot
Penetrating Shot
Shoot an arrow that deals 150% weapon damage and passes through targets. This attack has a range of 100m.
Hunter
Activatable
Archer's Speed
Archer's Speed
Gain 10% haste for 5s when you swap to your bow. (Haste increases movement speed.) (Cooldown 10s.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Concussion
Concussion
When you land a headshot, deal 20% more damage and have a 50% chance to get your arrow back.
Hunter
Passive
Flame Arrow
Flame Arrow
Explosive Arrow direct hits inflict burn, dealing 8% weapon damage every second for 10s.
Hunter
Passive
Hooked Arrows
Hooked Arrows
Rain of Arrows causes a 15% slow for 4s. (Slow reduces target's movement speed.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Go the Distance
Go the Distance
Evade Shot grants you a 15% haste for 5s. (Haste increases movement speed.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Dodge and Weave
Dodge and Weave
After you dodge, gain 10% haste for 2s. (Haste increases movement speed.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Barbed Arrows
Barbed Arrows
Rain of Arrows causes bleed, dealing 7.1% weapon damage per second for 12s.
Skirmisher
Passive
Infected Arrows
Infected Arrows
Poison Shot's poison now does 12% weapon damage per second for 20s.
Skirmisher
Passive
Evasive Knockback
Evasive Knockback
Evade Shot staggers and pushes the target back 2m.
Skirmisher
Passive
Contained Detonation
Contained Detonation
Explosion damage increased to 170% weapon damage, but decreases the explosion radius to 1.3m.
Hunter
Passive
Surprise Attack
Surprise Attack
Deal 20% extra damage to any foe as long as you have not damaged them in the last 10s.
Hunter
Passive
Blood Soaked Arrow
Blood Soaked Arrow
Penetrating Shot deals 10% increased damage after each hit. (Max 50% damage.)
Hunter
Passive
Arrow Range
Arrow Range
Increases the distance that arrows travel before being affected by gravity by 100%.
Hunter
Passive
Battle Precision
Battle Precision
Debuff durations last 20% longer. (Does not affect crowd control debuffs.)
Skirmisher
Passive
Rapid Accuracy
Rapid Accuracy
If all 3 arrows hit the same target, Rapid Shot's cooldown is reduced by 50%.
Hunter
Passive
Evade Shot
Evade Shot
Leap back 5m and shoot an arrow dealing 125% weapon damage to your target.
Skirmisher
Activatable
Closing In
Closing In
Hitting a foe below 50% health reduces all bow ability cooldowns by 5%.
Skirmisher
Passive
Deep Strike
Deep Strike
Penetrating Shot deals 20% more damage to targets 20m or more away.
Hunter
Passive
Opening Strike
Opening Strike
Heavy attacks deal 20% increased damage to foes with 100% health.
Hunter
Passive
Hawkeye
Hawkeye
When you land a headshot, heal yourself for 10% of damage done.
Hunter
Passive
Aim True
Aim True
Heavy attack arrows fly faster and deal 10% more damage.
Hunter
Passive
Mark
Mark
Deal 10% more damage to foes suffering from a debuff.
Skirmisher
Passive
Finishing Shot
Finishing Shot
Deal 20% more damage to targets below 50% health.
Hunter
Passive
Long Range
Long Range
Deal 15% more damage to foes at least 10m away.
Hunter
Passive
Hunter's Insight
Hunter's Insight
Hitting a foe with a debuff grants 5 stamina.
Skirmisher
Passive
Evasive Tactics
Evasive Tactics
Deal 15% more damage for 5s after dodging.
Skirmisher
Passive
Direct Hit
Direct Hit
Direct hits against targets are more powerful and now deal 100% weapon damage.
Skirmisher
Passive
Final Blow
Final Blow
The third arrow of Rapid Shot deals 25% extra damage.
Hunter
Passive
Bullseye
Bullseye
Increases critical chance of bow shots by 10%.
Hunter
Passive
Unbreakable Focus
Unbreakable Focus
Receive 10% less damage while aiming.
Hunter
Passive