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Niles's Bow

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Niles's Bow

Is 3ds02 bow.png
Icon of Niles's Bow from Fates.

Def/Res-2. Cannot kill foes with >1 HP. Cannot make follow-up attacks.

Type

Bow

First game

Fire Emblem Fates

Niles's Bow (Japanese: ゼロの虐弓 Zero's Cruelbow) is a bow that debuted in Fire Emblem Fates. Named for the Nohrian thief Niles, it possesses middling stats and is unable to kill enemies at all, with lethal hits always leaving them with just one hit point remaining. While it is effectively useless for serious combat, it is a helpful tool for feeding experience to weaker units, as a stronger unit can use it to cut an enemy's HP down to the point where weaker units can quickly kill them.

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Fates Is 3ds02 bow.png FE14RankBow.png C 4 -- 75 0 2 Infinite 0 ? -2 defense, -2 resistance, -10 avoid when equipped.
Leaves the target with just 1 HP if the user's attack would kill the target.
User cannot double attack.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Unrefined)
Is feh skill offense.png Is feh colorless bow.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 2 Infinite 400 SP -- Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1), and boosts damage output by +7 if target's Defense is at least 5 higher than Resistance.
Deals bonus damage to flight units.
Heroes
(Refined: +Effect)
Is feh wpn flashing blade refined.png Is feh colorless bow.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 2 Infinite 400 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
200 Is feh divine dew.png
-- Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1), and boosts damage output by +7 if target's Defense is at least 5 higher than Resistance.
Deals bonus damage to flight units.
Accelerates Special trigger by an additional +1 per strike if user's Speed is higher than target's.
Heroes
(Refined: +Atk)
Is feh wpn atk refined.png Is feh colorless bow.png 5★ 15 -- -- -- 2 Infinite 400 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
200 Is feh divine dew.png
-- Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1), and boosts damage output by +7 if target's Defense is at least 5 higher than Resistance.
Deals bonus damage to flight units.
Grants +2 HP.
Heroes
(Refined: +Spd)
Is feh wpn spd refined.png Is feh colorless bow.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 2 Infinite 400 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
200 Is feh divine dew.png
-- Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1), and boosts damage output by +7 if target's Defense is at least 5 higher than Resistance.
Deals bonus damage to flight units.
Grants +2 HP and +2 Speed.
Heroes
(Refined: +Def)
Is feh wpn def refined.png Is feh colorless bow.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 2 Infinite 400 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
200 Is feh divine dew.png
-- Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1), and boosts damage output by +7 if target's Defense is at least 5 higher than Resistance.
Deals bonus damage to flight units.
Grants +2 HP and +3 Defense.
Heroes
(Refined: +Res)
Is feh wpn res refined.png Is feh colorless bow.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 2 Infinite 400 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
200 Is feh divine dew.png
-- Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1), and boosts damage output by +7 if target's Defense is at least 5 higher than Resistance.
Deals bonus damage to flight units.
Grants +2 HP and +3 Resistance.
Warriors -- E* 80 -- -- -- -- Infinite Cannot be sold -- Deals bonus damage to flying units.

Locations

Fates

This list may be incomplete.
Rank rewards Battle Rank: 360 (limit 1)
My Castle Randomly obtained by talking to a unit.

Heroes

Units Niles: Cruel to Be Kind

Warriors

Event Cold Reception, clear Pincer Escape Lv. 26 Niles with an S rank

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Niles's Bow --
Japanese ゼロの虐弓 Zero's Cruelbow
Spanish Arco Niles Niles's Bow
French Arc de Niles Niles's Bow
German Niles' Bogen Niles's bow
Italian Arco di Niles Niles's Bow

Gallery

References

See also

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Magic-based bows Radiant BowShining Bow
Ranged bows Double BowIron LongbowLongbowSilver LongbowSteel LongbowTowering Bow
Close-range bows Double BowIron ShortbowMini BowSilver ShortbowSteel Shortbow
Crossbows AqqarArbalestBowgunCrossbowTaksh
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Bow skills in Heroes
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Regalia and personal bow skills Argent BowBow of DevotionCunning BowDeep-Blue BowFujin YumiLuna ArcMulagirNidhoggNiles's BowParthiaSkadiThögnWarrior Princess
Other bow skills Umbra Burst
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Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Celica
The Blazing Blade Lyn
Awakening ChromCordeliaFrederickLissaLucinaOliviaDLCOwainDLCRobinTharjaDLC
Fates AzuraDLCCamillaCorrinEliseHinokaLeoNilesDLCOboroDLCRyomaSakuraTakumiXander
Non-playable characters OskarYelena
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