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Upgrade component
Rarity Common
Value 0 Gold
Stackable No
Campaign Core

A Bowstring is the prefix upgrade for bows.


  • Bowstrings can be found on any bow with a rarity of blue, purple, or gold. If, after being identified, the bow's name begins with one of the modifiers listed below, then it contains a corresponding Bowstring.
  • The Bowstring can be salvaged from the original item using an Expert Salvage Kit or equivalent.

Available modifiers

Bowstrings can be found with a variety of modifiers, summarized below. The name of a specific Bowstring will identify its modifier, e.g. Vampiric Bowstring.

Modifier Effect
Barbed Lengthens Bleeding duration on foes by 33%
Crippling Lengthens Crippled duration on foes by 33%
Poisonous Lengthens Poison duration on foes by 33%
Silencing Lengthens Dazed duration on foes by 33%
Ebon Earth damage
Fiery Fire damage
Icy Cold damage
Shocking Lightning damage
Sundering Armor penetration +20% (Chance: 10-20%)
Vampiric Life Draining: 1...5
Health regeneration: -1
Zealous Energy gain on hit: 1
Energy regeneration: -1

Related articles

  • Bow Grip — the suffix upgrade for bows.

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