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Compound Crossbow
Basic Information
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Group Ammo/Weapons
Category Weapon
Type Ranged Weapon, Archery Weapon
Loot Container
Gear Slot
Covering Attribute
Block Properties
Hit Points
Storage Slots
Horizontal Support
Light Opacity
Upgrades to
Breaks to
Weapon/Tool Properties
Entity Damage CrossbowBolt.png 32

IronCrossbowBolt.png 38
SteelCrossbowBolt.png 45
FlamingCrossbowBolt.png 38
ExplodingCrossbowBolt.png 127

Power Attack Entity Damage
Block Damage
Power Attack Block Damage
Range 180
Effective Range 25
Explosion Range Entities
Explosion Range Blocks
Attacks per Minute
Rounds per Minute
Reload Time 3.4s
Ammo Type CrossbowBolt.pngStone Crossbow Bolt

IronCrossbowBolt.pngIron Crossbow Bolt
SteelCrossbowBolt.pngSteel Crossbow Bolt
FlamingCrossbowBolt.pngFlaming Crossbow Bolt
ExplodingCrossbowBolt.png Exploding Crossbow Bolt

Magazine Size
Stamina Usage
Power Attack Stamina Usage
Damage Multiplier: Earth
Damage Multiplier: Metal
Damage Multiplier: Stone
Damage Multiplier: Wood
Durability (Min Quality) 120
Durability (Max Quality) 250
Degradation per Use
Butcher Tool
Butcher Damage Multiplier
Butcher Resource Multiplier
Disassemble Tool
Mod Type
Compatible Mods
Vehicle Properties
Vehicle Speed
Vehicle Sprint Speed
Protection Properties
Cold Resist
Heat Resist
Armor Rating
Mobility Reduction
Stamina Regen Reduction
Noise Increase
Consumption Effects
Effect on Fullness
Effect on Hydration
Effect on Stamina
Effect on Health
Effect on Max Health
Buff [[]]
Buff Chance (%)
Buff Effect
Dysentery Chance (%)
Characteristic Properties
Repaired Using Repair Kit
Electrical Power Required
Base Price
Max Stack
Scrapping/Forging Properties
Scraps into
Burn Time
Farming Properties
Crop produced
Seed used
Time to grow
Obtainable Through


The Compound Crossbow is stronger version of Iron Crossbow, unlocked after reading the Compound Crossbow Schematic.

The Compound Crossbow is a medium to long-range weapon that fires crossbow bolts as Ammunition. It will reload automatically after each shot and unlike the bows.

It can be used with five different types of bolts: Stone Crossbow Bolt, Iron Crossbow Bolt, Steel Crossbow bolt, Flaming Crossbow Bolt and Exploding Crossbow Bolt.

To equip a different type of ammo than the default Stone Crossbow Bolt, press and hold R, then select the ammo type you want.

By leveling up the the Agility tree and Archery, you will be able to craft the Compound Crossbow at higher level (1-5).


During combat, Crossbows are a powerful medium to long range weapons, that can kill most Zombies with one headshot.

Due to its slow firing rate and required reloading for each shot a Crossbow should be used with care at short range against more than one enemy or wild animal.


5* Bow / Crossbow Parts At a
after learning from
Compound Crossbow Schematic
15* Forged Steel
3* Duct Tape
3* Leather
20* Scrap Polymers
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Compatible Mods

Mod Effect
CrippleEm.png Cripple Em Mod

20% chance to cripple a leg on a bipedal target.

LaserSight.png Laser Sight Mod

Increases hip fire accuracy and helps when quickly aiming at enemies. Press F to activate. Hold F to activate multiple items.

PolymerString.png Polymer String

Arrows and Bolts fly 15% faster.

RadRemover.png Rad Remover Mod

Disables regeneration ability of radiated zombies for approximately 90 seconds. (Radiated zombies regenerate ~100hp/30 seconds and have 300+ hp.)

ReflexSight.png Reflex Sight Mod

Minor visual magnification but designed for fast target acquisition. Improves weapon handling.

Scope2X.png Scope 2x Mod

Increases visual magnification when aiming.

Scope4X.png Scope 4x Mod

Increases visual magnification when aiming.

StructuralBrace.png Structural Brace

Tool or weapon degrades 25% slower.

TheHunter.png The Hunter Mod

+100% damage to living beings.

WeaponFlashlight.png Weapon Flashlight Mod

Allows you to have a flashlight equipped onto your weapon. Press F by default to activate. Hold F to activate multiple items.

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