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Daud's Wristbow

The wristbow is a silent, concealed weapon, crafted from the finest materials, used by Daud and his Whalers. It is used to launch bolts, sleep darts, and explosive bolts.

While the origins of the wristbow are unknown, by 1852 the Howlers also make use of wristbows, this time to launch bolts, holwing bolts and stinging bolts.


Wristbow Accuracy

With this upgrade, the wristbow becomes much more accurate, allowing for more precise targeting.

Wristbow Range

  • Cost: 450 Coins

This upgrade makes wristbow bolts travel faster, effectively increasing their range and their accuracy at range.

Wristbow Reload

  • Cost: 450 Coins

The Wristbow Reload upgrade reduces the reload time of the wristbow by a considerable amount, allowing Daud to shoot multiple enemies in a small span of time, or to quickly change between the type of bolt currently loaded.

Related Bone Charms

The Knife of Dunwall and The Brigmore Witches

  • Reinforced Bolts - Bolts shot at enemies are less likely to break.
  • Splintering Bolts - Bolts shot do more damage but break more often.

Dishonored 2

  • Unsteady Hand - Enemies miss with fired projectiles more often.
  • Shivering Silhouette - Enemies miss more often with ranged attacks, but you are more visible to enemies.
  • Bloodfly Alchemy - An enemy's initial ranged attack is transformed into bloodflies.


  • There is one assassination animation in which Daud impales the head of the victim by firing a bolt at close range, then pushes the bolt back into the wristbow.
  • The firing mechanism of the wristbow uses a simple gear system to increase the power of the weapon without increasing its size. The metal arms pull the large wheels which in turn rotate the smaller wheels that pull the dart, thus increasing the power of the bow.


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