The Valheim crossbow—or Arbalest, to provide it its correct identify—is among the new additions to your Viking arsenal. It arrived with the Mistlands update which you’ll be able to play now on the public take a look at department, although you should definitely again up your characters and worlds for those who’re pondering of checking it out.

Whereas Mistlands greatest function is the titular biome it provides to the Viking afterlife, there are many different additions to get enthusiastic about similar to a brand new magic system, constructing items, meals, and naturally weapons. In the event you fancy testing out the brand new Valheim crossbow, this is how one can make the Arbalest.

Valheim crossbow: Methods to craft the Mistlands Arbalest 

Common bows have been round for the reason that starting of Valheim however the Arbalest crossbow handles a lot in another way from any ranged weapon you are used to within the Viking afterlife. It is a big, heavy weapon with an computerized—however sluggish—reload and makes use of bolts as an alternative of arrows to deal injury.

What it lacks in velocity it greater than makes up for with energy. The knock-back impact from a single bolt is invaluable in tough conditions, particularly these high-up areas you may end up in whereas venturing by the Mistlands—a well-timed bolt can ship an enemy flying backwards a substantial distance, which supplies you additional time to get in a killing blow or make your escape.

The supplies you may have to craft the Arbalest crossbow aren’t significantly tough to get and you will not really have to set foot within the new Mistlands biome to accumulate them.

The Valheim crossbow supplies are:

  • Wooden x10
  • Iron x8
  • Root x4

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The wooden is simply the base-level stuff you get from chopping down any outdated tree or bush, whilst you’ll have to enterprise to the Swamp to search out each Iron and root. Iron scraps are principally discovered contained in the crypts and could be smelted into Iron, whereas roots are an merchandise dropped from the Abomination enemy.

Sadly, the crafting station you might want to make the Arbalest does want sources from the Mistlands. The Black Forge requires black cores, black marble, and Yggdrasil wooden, so you may have to progress to—and have the ability to survive—the brand new Mistlands content material with a purpose to craft this crossbow. Good luck!