"This bow is the result of Robbie's research. Ancient Sheikah technology allows it heightened functionality, arrows fired from it travel in a perfectly straight line."
Hyrule Compendium

The Ancient Bow is an item from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It is a bow crafted with the ancient Sheikah technology. Link can purchase it at the Akkala Ancient Tech Lab. The Ancient bow is a high damage bow, with an important range and durability. The bow's damage can further be augmented with the "Ancient Armor" set's bonus, for a whopping 80% damage bonus, or roughly 79 damage when applied to this bow. The bow also gets a 30% damage bonus when fighting Guardians, as with all weapons made with ancient Sheikah technology.


Damage 44
Range 50 (High)
Durability 120
Bonus Extra damage against Guardians

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Ancient Bow and Arrow appear as part of Link's final smash in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.