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Summon a bow and arrow and fire it at an enemy, dealing a small amount of damage and piercing 1 defense.


Basic Archery is one of 10 possible unique skills that can be obtained from Frogidi's Fortunes.
Basic Archery has 18 alternative colors which changes the color of the bow and the resulting trail of the arrow.

The timing for the Action Command is about a second after the bow was pulled out.
Succeeding the Action Command performs a 'Critical!' hit, increasing the amount of POW.pngDamage dealt by 1.


Basic Archery deals a good amount of POW.pngDamage and the addition to having DEF.png1 Defense piercing for a SP.png0 SP cost skill. 

Compared to other SP.png0 SP cost skills, Punch deals similar overall POW.pngDamage, though Basic Archery is better against enemies with DEF.pngDefense. Slap and Tough Vine Trap deal less POW.pngDamage, but inflict a status, though Basic Archery is generally better to finish off an enemy.

Most of the time, Basic Archery is used to fill in POW.pngDamage when players want to regain SP.png1 SP or if an enemy is in range of being finished off by Basic Archery

Against Corruption.pngCorruption 1 enemies, the enemy will all have at least DEF.png1 Defense, effectively raising Basic Archery by POW.png1 Damage. Meaning It Will Still Deal 4 Damage

Against Corruption.pngCorruption 2+ enemies, Basic Archery is still useful to fill in POW.pngDamage, but generally stronger skills are preferred to actually whittle the enemy down.

Overall, Basic Archery holds a spot for shooting down enemies on low HP.pngHP and finishing them off for no SP.pngSP cost.


  • The player will aim for the head on a 'Critical!' hit.
  • First skill introduced in the game to cost SP.png0 SP and also has DEF.pngDefense piercing.

Critical Timing

The critical timing for basic archery is: Inbetween (added by ceppnelson)

Frogdi's Fortunes Slap - Basic Archery - Fire Claw - Bomb Toss - Lightning Spear - Dull Rapier - Savage Hit - Barrage - Ice Armor - Fiery Explosion
Enemy Cards Steal - Poison Spray - Healing Spray - Shoplift - Giant Crowbar - Evil Impact - Vine Trap - Summon Tangler - Summon Snowman - Stone Arm - Fury - Drain - Spore Spray
Miscellaneous Punch - Call Abby