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Positive Effects[]

  • Holstering and equipping speed.
  • Reloading speed.
  • Reduced sway at full draw.
  • Delayed removal of first-person crosshair while drawn.

Negative Effects[]

  • Fame point gain rate is significantly reduced with higher archery skill levels.


The archery skill can be leveled up by:

  • Successfully landing shots on animals, mechanoids, players, and puppets.
Note: firing arrows at crafted targets does not increase skill level.
  • Crafting wooden arrows with stone tips, metal tips, and feathers.

The skill level can only be increased if the player has enough points in their strength attribute to allow it.

Basic: 0.5 STR required
Medium: 1.5 STR required
Advanced: 3.0 STR required


The archery skill does not effect:

  • Ability to draw higher draw weight bows. This is dependent on the strength attribute.