Athens Range Weapon Progression Guide
This weapon progression guide serves as a way for you as a player to know what comes next in way of upgrades to your ranged setup. Starting from the earliest ranged weapons you will use, we will cover all the weapons and stats that you will use as you progress to the end game!
Table of contents:
Early Game Weaponry
Mid Game Weaponry
End Game Weaponry
Range is a combat style that is great for late-game and many players preference. Useful in most PvM scenarios range is a versatile and fun combat style.
1. Early Game Weaponry
The early game weaponry consists of fast firing miniguns and will be good for the early bosses and PvM.
The Starter Crossbow will be your first introduction to ranged weaponry, and is given to you as soon as you create your account. With a fast attack speed, and a good amount of damage for an early game weapon, this crossbow will be your go to for your first couple of days.
The Doom Minigun is a low tier minigun that will be decent increase in DPS compared to the starter crossbow and will get you on your way to progressing. This will cost 25b in the 1b shop. This weapon uses regular hand cannon shots up to Atrox shots(e). It can be upgraded to a Golden Minigun for 150B at a 20% success rate.
The Golden Minigun is a low tier minigun that will be decent increase in DPS compared to the starter crossbow and will get you on your way to progressing. This will cost 25b in the 1b shop. This weapon uses regular hand cannon shots up to Atrox shots(e). This can be upgraded into the Frost Minigun for 250B at a 20% success rate.
The Frost Minigun is the next upgrade and you will start to see quite a DPS increase using this weapon. This can be received via Supreme Boxes and Crimson Rangers. This weapon uses regular hand cannon shots up to Atrox shots(e). It can be upgraded into the Dragon minigun for 500b at a 20% success rate.
Your next upgrade will be the Athen's Minigun. This is only a slight upgrade from the Frost Minigun. This can be received from Bravek chests, Minigun boxes, and from upgrading Special Wings. These can be upgraded into the Dragon Minigun for 500b at a 20% success rate.
- Dragon Minigun
Your next upgrade will be the Dragon Minigun. This is the final early game weapon. This can be achieved by upgrading, from slayer boxes, and slayer shop. These are a popular item to sell as they can upgrade to the Rainbow Minigun which is a mid-tier weapon and also is an upgrade item for $25 bonds.
- Rainbow Minigun
Your next upgrade will be the Rainbow Minigun. This is the upgrade from the Dragon Minigun and is also an ingredient for a 25$ bond upgrade. This is a good early game weapon. It can also be achieved via Vorago raids, and slayer shop.
- Infernal Minigun
Your final upgrade will be the Infernal Minigun. This is the final minigun we will discuss on this list. This is achievable via infernal mystery boxes. These are slightly stronger than the Rainbow Minigun and can be upgraded into the Animal Bow for 10T at a 20% success rate.
2.Mid Game Weaponry
The Mid game range weaponry on Athens is a great way to start truly heading for the endgame bosses and NPC's that are available to kill. In mid-game ranged is second most used next to magic due to it's effectiveness during raids and slayer.
The Animal Bow is the upgrade of the Infernal Minigun and will be the start of our mid game weaponry. This weapon hits fairly hard and is accurate. This a good bow to go for to start getting into higher tier PVM and slayer. This is when you will start to be able to kill mobs at a decent speed and really start to build your DPS.
-Salvation Bow(iron only)
The Salvation bow is a weapon dropped from the Salvation Warrior(iron boss). It has a fast attack speed along with 7000 ranged strength bonus. This will upgrade your iron man substantially and will be the go to for quite awhile.
- Athens Supreme Crossbow
The Athens Supreme Crossbow has a 2 attack speed with a nifty little 7500 Ranged Strength. This is a good stepping stone to lead you into the Blood Raids.
- Blood Twisted Bow
The Blood Twisted bow can be obtained through the Advanced Blood Raids.
- Athens Supreme Bow
- Custom Blood Twisted Bow
The Custom Blood Twisted bow can be upgraded from the Blood Twisted Bow. This bow will definitely keep you going until the Omni Bosses with a strong 9750 Ranged Strength
- Hope Crossbow
3. End Game Weaponry
The End game magic weaponry on Athens truly packs a punch. When you reach this level of weapon, you will truly be able to experience and complete almost all content available on the server.
The Vorkath Crossbow is obtainable from Vorkath. It has a ranged strength of 10000 and deals strong Damage
The Vorkath bow is obtainable from Vorkath. It has a ranged strength of 11000 and deals strong Damage.
The seismic bow is one of the most sought after ranged weapons in Athens. Obtained from a book of omens, which is a drop from Vorago raids, the seismic bow is a huge upgrade from a Vorkath Bow. The Seismic Bow is both rare and powerful, and will be a great addition to your Ranged arsenal.
Seismic Bow (U)
The next step up from the Seismic Bow, is of course the Seismic Bow (U). Made at the item manager by forging a seismic bow with a Vorkath Bow, and a Vorkath Crossbow. The Seismic Wand (U) not only does huge damage to most NPC’s, it also gives the user a 50% drop rate bonus.
The Netherstrand Bow, one of the latest additions to the ranged skill is the current best in slot F2P weapon obtainable in Athens. This bow, which is created by forging a Seismic Bow (U) with a Pure Orb, is currently the end game for those that like to grind. This item is created by first receiving the orb drop from telos, and combining it with your Seismic Bow (U).