Most players in Skyrim Special Edition are using bows as a very effective silent killer. It is very useful in most situations especially when there is some enemy around. Bows are powerful, especially when hitting headshots or critical hits to the enemy. However, regular bows will not cut it. There are a few bows that are worth getting early in the game.
Skyrim Special Edition: Nightingale Bow
Nightingale Bow is a very powerful bow in Skyrim Special Edition. It deals frost and shock damage to the enemy. It also has a nice damage than any other bows in the game. Players must play through the Thieves Guild Quests in order to obtain the bow.
Skyrim Special Edition: Auriel's Bow
Auriel's Bow deals massive damage to enemies. It has the ability to deal 20 points of sun damage to enemies. Hitting an undead with this bow will triple the damage, which is almost a one hit kill for the undead. Players must complete the Touching Sky Quest in order to obtain this bow.
Skyrim Special Edition: Dragonbone Bow
Dragonbone Bow has the highest damage for bows in the game. The bow has no effect but it can be enchanted by players. Getting this bow is really worth it as it offers a good damage and it also looks cool. Getting this bow is through crafting, which requires a level 100 smithing and 2 dragon bones and an ebony ingot for the materials.
Skyrim Special Edition: Drainspell Bow
Drainspell Bow is a very convenient bow in the world of Skyrim. It absorbs 15 points of magika and is also best for killing magika users like mages. It has infinite charges, which makes this a devastating weapon for mages and magika user enemies. It can be obtained by playing through The Staff Of Magnus quest.
Skyrim Special Edition: Zephyr Bow
Zephyr Bow is one of the most powerful and devastating weapons in the game. It has the fastest fire rate than any other bow in the game. The charge never runs out for this bow, which makes it very powerful. It is a very unstoppable bow in all angles. This bow can easily be obtained by playing through Lost To The Ages quest.
Skyrim Special Edition is available to play on PS4, Xbox One and PC.