Dear playersǃ Right now, the development of this website lies on the shoulders of a small group of enthusiasts. If you like our projects, you have a chance to help our project grow. The money we will get from the supporters will be invested in the website development, salaries for the editors, and payment for the dedicated server. You are able to donate via the payment methods listed below. Thank you in advanceǃ
This page is a translated version of the page Crossbow and the translation is 100% complete.

Other languages:
Deutsch • ‎English • ‎русский

Crossbow is the ranged weapon in Rust. The range of its attack and the damage of it is approximately 20% is greater than the hunting bow, and arrow flight speed is higher in 70% . Reload speed here is 20% slower. Shoots the same arrows as a usual bow.

Crossbow Crossbow Crossbow


How to make a crossbow (Recipe)

The recipe is not known to the player by default, but you can find it in barrels, airdrop or it may be obtained from the blueprint page. Also, the crossbow can be explored at the Research table.

Crossbow.png Crossbow
Wood.png 350 Wood
Cloth.png 25 Cloth
No tools are required
Requires Workbench
Requires FurnaceLarge Furnace

To create a crossbow, follow these steps:

  1. Initially, you need to get 25 pieces of cloth, 350 Wood and 75 metal ore.
  2. Extracted ore must be melted in furnace or large furnaces to obtain 75 metal fragments.
  3. From the collected and processed resources a crossbow can be crafted.

Creation process takes about 2 minutes.

3D model


Crafting weapons calculator

Go to the crafting weapons calculator.

Update Log

  • [22.07.2016] Damage multiplier of the crossbow is reduced, when the target is hit in the head (now it is identical to the bow).
  • [07/22/2016] Removed the ability to run fast during the reload of the crossbow.
  • [07/20/2015] Is shown in the game.
  • DPS — Used as a metric in some games to allow the player to determine their offensive power.
  • Share!
    If you find a typographical error, inaccuracy or a mistake, please tell us about it in the comments.