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Jun 17 2013
By: Maaz Fender Bender 3135 posts
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Can't pick up some arrows after shooting?

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is there a bug or am i doing something wrong? half the time i shoot an enemy with arrows i can go and pick them up, then other times i cant. Anyone else having this problem?

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Fender Bender
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Re: Can't pick up some arrows after shooting?

Jun 17, 2013

Maaz wrote:

is there a bug or am i doing something wrong? half the time i shoot an enemy with arrows i can go and pick them up, then other times i cant. Anyone else having this problem?


If you miss your shots they will break - Go for clean stealth killshots in order to be able to retrieve them. Arrows do more damage when the enemy doesn't see it coming.

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Re: Can't pick up some arrows after shooting?

Jun 17, 2013
Cause their broken?
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First Son
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Jun 17, 2013

I know what youre talking about, Im pretty sure they break randomly. I know that when you shoot them in the head you can usually go pick them up, but even sometimes with headshots and I know they were headshots because it was against clickers, they can break on you.

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Jun 17, 2013
Sometimes they break. I hit a firefly pendant out of a tree, and the arrow broke. Sometimes I can pick it up off a body, but other times I can't. You aren't doing anything wrong.
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Re: Can't pick up some arrows after shooting?

Jun 17, 2013
Ahh thank you guys!
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First Son
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Dec 31, 2013
It happens to me too. I get a clean shot and I can see it still intake but I can't pick it up because it goes in side the map, but you can retrieve it by moving around on top of the body you and keep pressing triangle but it takes a long time sometimes. I hope this is helpful to you.
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Dec 31, 2013
You shouldn't waste an arrow to get a firefly pendant thrown a brick or bottle for that…save them arrows :smileyhappy:
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