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    Distant bow kills?

    Exactly how far away do I have to be when killing an enemy with a bow? The legendary marksman challenge says I need to kill 25 "distant" enemies.

    So...how distant?
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    Originally Posted by cyrax470 Go to original post
    Exactly how far away do I have to be when killing an enemy with a bow? The legendary marksman challenge says I need to kill 25 "distant" enemies.

    So...how distant?
    Long enough for me to not even bother with it.
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    You need to be almost out of range with your bow, so about 60-70 m. Use Artemis' arrows, so the arrow flies in an almost straight line and you don't have to pay attention to obstacles + an archer build so every arrow is deadly. Mark the enemies first with Ikaros. It's inconvenient to always return to the map to see if you are at a proper distance so better measure the distance to an enemy once and memorize how high you have to aim to hit the target at 70 m (usually a bit above the head). You can then approach distant enemies while aiming at that point and as soon as their health bar turns red you know that you reached 70 m and you can release the arrow.
    Sorry my answer isn't as helpful as ChenBop's, I tried my best though :P
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    Originally Posted by Eagle017 Go to original post
    You need to be almost out of range with your bow, so about 60-70 m. Use Artemis' arrows, so the arrow flies in an almost straight line and you don't have to pay attention to obstacles + an archer build so every arrow is deadly. Mark the enemies first with Ikaros. It's inconvenient to always return to the map to see if you are at a proper distance so better measure the distance to an enemy once and memorize how high you have to aim to hit the target at 70 m (usually a bit above the head). You can then approach distant enemies while aiming at that point and as soon as their health bar turns red you know that you reached 70 m and you can release the arrow.
    Sorry my answer isn't as helpful as ChenBop's, I tried my best though :P
    I could of given the real answer that Ubisoft is terrible at giving stats/information we honestly dont know. Everything up to this point is a guess.
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    You can also use the predator arrow to get kills on distant targets, that way you don't actually have to aim that much.

    Still, the required distance is REALLY high. I think it should be toned down a bit - placing myself in the exact position to be barely in range is not something that is very fun.
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    What would help is being able to see the distance on an enemy when I put the place marker on them. It's there when using Ikaros, but not on ground level with Aleixos. Come on, that's bad game design right there.
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