Boom Bow

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Boom Bow
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Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced 8.20 Content Update
Vaulted Patch 9.30

The Boom Bow is a Crossbow weapon available in Battle Royale with a cross of an Explosive weapon. It was formerly available in Legendary rarity only, and currently as a Mythic weapon. Despite being a bow, it uses Shells (Legendary rarity). Upon the arrow hitting anything, it creates a small explosion. This made it much easier to hit targets on the ground, and many people considered this to be overpowered. The weapon has no crosshair and instead uses a velocity and distance tracker similar to the other throwable weapons (like Clingers). While holding down fire, the bow will charge up and increase distance, velocity and speed of the bow. Regardless if the bow is shot poorly or not, any damage from it will not change. After charging the bow for 1.25 seconds, it achieves maximum power.

Both Boom Bows deal damage similar to a regular bullet with a direct hit with a blast radius created on impact damaging people that aren't directly hit.

Specifically, the standard Legendary Boom Bow deals 100 blast damage with 15 and 30 extra damage with a direct body shot and head shot respectively, and the Mythic TNTina's Ka-Boom Bow does 75 blast damage with 25 and 50 extra damage with a direct body shot and head shot.

With the release of Patch 9.30, the Legendary Boom Bow became a new addition to Vault, having it made exclusively available in Creative. It was vaulted because it was very overpowered.

The Legendary Boom Bow was unvaulted for 24 hours during the Winterfest event.

The Boom Bow was unvaulted once again and got a new Mythic variant in Patch 12.00, but the Legendary variant was still vaulted. It is given as a reward for defeating TNTina at The Rig. Only one can be found per match.

The TNTina's Ka-Boom Bow! doesn't use Shells as ammo, instead it uses its own Charges. TNTina's Ka-Boom Bow's Charges replenish through time up to 5 Charges, similar to the Bandage Bazooka, Creepin' Cardboard and Sneaky Snowman. This was done so that the bow cannot be spammed.


Stats[edit | edit source]

TNTina's Ka-Boom Bow
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Bullet Type Tntina's ka-boom bow icon.png
DPS 75
Damage 75
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 5 Charges (Recharges automatically)
Structure Damage 50

Vaulted[edit | edit source]

Boom Bow
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Bullet Type Shells 'n' slugs icon.png
DPS 115
Damage 115
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.25
Structure Damage 115

Texture[edit | edit source]

Legendary Texture:[edit | edit source]

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Mythic Texture:[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This is one of the only Explosive weapons that can do headshot damage easier than any other explosive.
    • It is also the only Explosive weapon that uses Shotgun Ammo. (Legendary only.)
  • This is the only weapon that requires charging to maximize power, distance, and speed.
  • This is the only Mythic weapon to be weaker than it's Legendary counterpart. It has been done so that the weapon won't be too overpowered and cannot be spammed.