Talk:Short bow

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Source for existence of shortbows[edit]

Wait a minute, how do we know of this one? I've heard of the Longbow,... But Shortbow? --Naoroji User Naoroji Sigavatar.jpg 22:53, 28 April 2010 (UTC)

Sorry for the late reply, I had to go right after getting the source. It's under two handed weapons. Taros 00:54, 29 April 2010 (UTC)


Recently a longbow page was created, is there currently any distinction between the two? They are both two handed weapons, and we don't know the differences, if any. I think we should combine them into a single page labeled simply 'bow.'--Corsair 01:19, 29 April 2010 (UTC)

I would assume the longbow has greater range but less attack speed, and the shortbow would be the opposite of that. They might be put into the same bow page like the GWW but I'm not sure whether we should merge them now or later. Taros 01:22, 29 April 2010 (UTC)
Since we don't know they're the same, and they are discussed by different names in different contexts, I suggest leaving them as 2 separate entities until we are certain they are the same. 01:40, 29 April 2010 (UTC)
If they were the exact same, the warrior would be able to use a shortbow. Eive Talk Windgrace 02:30, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

Short bows have better accuracy than longbows due to the fact that its harder to dodge at a closer range


Is now non-existent since we can move and shoot. Yay! EiveTalk 18:26, 16 July 2010 (UTC)

Kiting will still be useful, to the user of the shortbow (gun and run) and to the person being shot at.--Corsair@Yarrr 18:28, 16 July 2010 (UTC)
"we can move and shoot" srsly? sauce pls? 19:01, 16 July 2010 (UTC) ,,"Klumpeet",, 19:02, 16 July 2010 (UTC)
Source and information on the page.--Corsair@Yarrr 19:04, 16 July 2010 (UTC)
Am I now king of fail? lol, thanks >_<. They have talked in an interview (iirc) about shortbow also being able to cripple, making it even better for kiting. Lack of damage seems to be intended to make up for this. ,,"Klumpeet",, 19:10, 16 July 2010 (UTC)
Melee attackers can move and attack at the same time in GW and kiting is still effective. I don't see why something similar could not be said for the shortbow. –~=Ϛρѧякγ AHHH! (τѧιк) ←♥– 18:07, 24 October 2010 (UTC)
Well, my original comment meant more for casters would could press R and remain untouchable... EiveTalk 21:49, 24 October 2010 (UTC)
I meant that you'll hopefully have to pause momentarily if you use a skill (or certain skills) while moving like in GW. Either way, I'm not too worried about it. There are quite a few "shadow step" attacks like Eviscerate, snares, and IMS skills to deal with it. –~=Ϛρѧякγ AHHH! (τѧιк) ←♥– 22:11, 24 October 2010 (UTC)


You can't move and shoot in WoW! That's it folks this is the greatest game ever --The preceding unsigned comment was added by User:Aliceandsven (talk).

Indeed. And I'm sure you know to sign Alice. EiveTalk 17:58, 24 October 2010 (UTC)

thief skill?[edit]

wasnt cluster shot a skill for the short bow? BOOOM Getefix 18:58, 11 March 2011 (UTC)

Traits mention "Trick Shot". Is that the final skill for Shortbow Thieves? 04:17, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Max damage[edit]

Can anyone who knows the maximum damage of the shortbow please add it to the article? Cheers. --Combatter 19:59, 28 November 2012 (UTC)


I would really like to move this to Short Bow.--Relyk ~ talk > 13:33, 28 March 2013 (UTC)

hmm why not do like "Harpoon gun" and move to "Short bow"? -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 13:50, 28 March 2013 (UTC)
Yeah we should probably do that--Relyk ~ talk > 14:07, 28 March 2013 (UTC)