Another bow might be sufficient to claim a hare, or wound a hart, but is it good enough to split a hair, or pierce a heart?
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift description
The Hunting Bow (ハンティングボウ, Hantingu Bō?), also known as Hunt Bow, Hunter's Bow, or Hunting Crossbow, is a recurring bow and crossbow in the series. It is often a mid-ranked bow with decent attack and good range.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy III
- 1.2 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.3 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.4 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.5 Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1.6 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates
- 1.7 Final Fantasy Airborne Brigade
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 2 Gallery
While not appearing physically or having any statistics inside the data, there is a text string of Hunting Bow suggesting that at one point during development that this weapon was planned to appear in the 3D remake as a bow.
In the Zodiac versions, it now provides 70 Attack, 5 Evade, 24 CT, 7% critical rate, and requires the Crossbows 3 license for 60 LP. It can be bought from Mt Bur-Omisace and Mosphoran Highwaste for 9,500 gil, found as a treasure in Paramina Rift (Silverflow's End) and Stilshrine of Miriam (Walk of Reason), stolen from Tarasque (3% chance), a reward for the Feral Retriever hunt, the Conversations with Ktjn sidequest, or from the bazaar for 11,220 gil after selling Spiral Incisor x3, Silver Liquid x3, and Dark Crystal x3. It can be equipped by the Time Battlemage.
A crossbow mainly employed for hunting monsters.
The Hunting Bow is the second-strongest crossbow, bested by the Gastrophetes. It provides 6 Attack and 5% Weapon Defense, and can be bought at an Outfitter for 8,000 gil from Chapter 3 onwards, poached from Steelhawk, or found via Move-Find in Orbonne Monastery.
Hunter's bow. Made for striking critical blows.
The Hunting Bow is a mid-ranked great bow that provides 32 Attack and 5 Range, and can only be used by the Hunter, Sniper, and Assassin classes. It teaches Hunting to Hunters for 250 AP and Wallet Shot to Snipers for 350 AP. It must be obtained in the Bazaar through the Greatbows D.
In the HD version, it can be bought from the SPP Post after defeating 30 enemies with Trey. It costs 200 SPP and sells for 100 gil.
The bow every expert archer has used. Easily skewers even hard-to-reach striped apples.