Bowcraft and Fletching

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Bowcraft and Fletching
IconV Bowcraft and Fletching.png
Skill Type Crafting

The art of bowcraft and fletching allows bowyers to rely on the forests of Britannia for their weaponry. One who truly lives off the land, a bowyer may carve his bows and arrows from the very trees around him, thus avoiding the need to ever venture to town.

The well-trained fletcher can create arrows and bows for use by archers, using boards and feathers as resources. Since the fletcher typically works with boards, the Carpentry and Lumberjacking skills complement Fletching very well.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Use a Fletching Knife to begin creating fletching items.

Brittania (New Map)[edit | edit source]

Category Name Subcategory Item Name Skill Resources Required
Resources Boards Boards (various types) 0 1 x Log
Fletching Arrows 100 Arrows 0 10 x Feather; 25 x Kindling OR 10 x Plain Wooden Logs; 10 x Feather
Bowcraft Bows Bow 30 7 x Plain Boards
Bowcraft Siege Bows Siege Bow 60 7 x Plain Boards
Bowcraft Siege Bows Heavy Siege Bow 80 10 x Plain Boards
Tools Tools Smoking Pipe 35 10 x Plain Boards
Tools Tools Dowsing Rod 75.7 12 x Plain Boards
Baskets Baskets Small Yarn Basket 15 2 x Plain Boards; 3 x Bolt of Cloth
Baskets Baskets Flat Round Basket 25 5 x Plain Boards
Baskets Baskets Large Oval Basket 15 7 x Plain Boards
Baskets Baskets Large Flat Round Basket 30 7 x Plain Boards
Baskets Baskets Flat Square Basket 45 5 x Plain Boards
Baskets Baskets Tall Round Basket 50 7 x Plain Boards

Celador (Old Map)[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

Fletching is currently undergoing a major overhaul. At this time, it's possible to create 3 types of bows (Bow, Heavy Bow, Siege Bow) in 7 types of wood. Bows require 0 fletching, Siege Bows 20 fletching and Heavy Bows 50 fletching. The table below is old out of date data that will be edited once the fletching changes arrive.

Craftables[edit | edit source]

Category Name Item Name Skill Level Required
Arrows Arrow 0
Arrows Arrow x100 10
Category Name Item Name Skill Level Required
Plain Wood Short Bow 0
Plain Wood Siege Bow 20
Plain Wood Heavy Siege Bow 30
Plain Wood Savage Siege Bow 40
Plain Wood Bone Siege Bow 50
Oak Savage Siege Bow 60
Oak Bone Siege Bow 60
Oak Composite Bow 60
Oak Short Bow 60
Oak Long Bow 60
Ash Short Bow 70
Ash Composite Bow 70
Ash Bone Siege Bow 70
Ash Long Bow 70
Ash Savage Siege Bow 70
Yew Bone Siege Bow 70
Yew Savage Siege Bow 70
Yew Composite Bow 70
Yew Short Bow 70
Yew Long Bow 70
Bloodwood Bone Siege Bow 80
Bloodwood Savage Siege Bow 80
Bloodwood Short Bow 80
Bloodwood Long Bow 80
Bloodwood Composite Bow 80
Frostwood Savage Siege Bow 80
Frostwood Long Bow 80
Frostwood Bone Siege Bow 80
Frostwood Short Bow 80
Frostwood Composite Bow 80
Heartwood Composite Bow 80
Heartwood Bone Siege Bow 80
Heartwood Savage Siege Bow 80
Heartwood Long Bow 80
Heartwood Short Bow 80
Category Name Item Name Skill Level Required
Tools Smoking Pipe (10 Boards) 75
Tools Dousing Rod (10 Boards) 75

Damage Bonus[edit | edit source]

The Fletching skill provides a damage bonus in PvE (against monsters only) when wielding archery weapons.

The damage bonus is calculated using the following formulas:

  • Fletching Skill < 100.0

FletchingDamageBonus = FletchingSkillLevel / 5

  • Fletching Skill = 100.0

FletchingDamageBonus = (FletchingSkillLevel / 5) + 10

This means it provides a scaling 20% damage bonus in PvE when using archery weapons. At GM Fletching, this bonus becomes an additional 10% bonus (a total bonus of 30%).

Leveling[edit | edit source]

The cheapest and easiest method to leveling fletching is by refining raw lumber into boards. Depending on how much you are willing to waste will determine for how long you train on each wood type, as the higher skill the less failures will occur.

Level Range Item
0-30 Skill Book
30-50 Oak Boards
50-70 Ash Boards
70-80/85 Yew Boards
80/85-90 (Or 100) Blood, Frost, Heartwood
90-100 Baskets

See Also[edit | edit source]