How do you use ranged weapons in Elden Ring?

On PC you simply equip the bow that you want to aim with and Right Click to use two hands on the bow and then right click again to bring up the aiming reticle. And that’s all you need to know about aiming bows and crossbows in Elden Ring. For more tips on the game check out our Elden Ring Guides section on AOTF.03-Mar-2022

Do crossbow bolts need Fletching?

As a general rule the longer the arrow shaft the longer the fletchings and vice versa. When buying crossbow bolts they will always have a set of fletchings glued to them.

Do crossbow bolts spin?

Yep you read that right. Most folks believe that an arrow in flight rotates rapidly as it sails downrange. However high-speed photography shows that a carbon shaft straight-fletched with standard 2-inch plastic vanes does not even rotate one time at 30 yards from a bow shooting about 260 fps.09-Oct-2017

Can you shoot fixed broadheads from a crossbow?

Paper tuning a fixed-blade broadhead shot from a crossbow is not an option since most crossbows use a flight rail from which to launch arrows.15-Jun-2020

Is there a difference between a crossbow scope and a rifle scope?

Rifles are designed to engage targets at much longer ranges than crossbows; consequently rifle scopes are designed for ranges of 100 yards and beyond while crossbow scopes are designed for short ranges of 20 to 50 yards. This is the primary reason that the scopes are not interchangeable.

Can you use any scope on a crossbow?

Rifle scopes can be used successfully on crossbows provided that the scope is a quality optic that can handle multi-directional ‘recoil’ and has features such as adjustable parallax under 100 yards.03-Nov-2021