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The Maker's Bow in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Game of the Year Edition

The Maker's Bow59 (30)

Complete all Azkâr Legend Missions.

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Achievement Guide for The Maker's Bow

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Cornerscout
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Achievement won on 26 Jul 17
TA Score for this game: 3,529
Posted on 26 July 17 at 20:27, Edited on 26 July 17 at 21:06
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There are 10 Azkâr Legend missions required for this achievement, all of which are available in the primary Story mode. They are very straightforward and come down to "shoot what the game tells you to."

You can also do these whenever you'd like for the most part. A few require certain upgrades to be unlocked, but what I meant was that you can do these before you play the story or after you beat the game. I don't think it upgrades your bow in any way other than aesthetically, so it does not matter when you finish them all.

However, be aware that they give a lot of XP per mission, which could unlock useful upgrades that do make the game easier.

Also, to make these considerably easier you should go into them with a few Runes. I used the following Runes, which made the bow so overpowered that there is barely a reason to use anything else in the game:

Ascendant (Epic) - Reduces focus depletion by 50% (comes with the GOTY version).
Deadly Archer (Epic) - Increases headshot damage by 25% (comes with the GOTY version).
The following runes can be any level, but higher levels are better:
Keen Eyed - Recover focus for stealth kills with the bow
Broken Mind - Chance to recover Elf-Shot with Drains or Brands
Sylvan Arrow - Chance to recover Focus for a headshot kill

Combined with upgraded Focus time and more Elf-Shot, I could clear out entire camps without leaving Focus mode, and would only really need to leave Focus mode because I ran out of arrows. The bow challenges will be a breeze with all of this equipped.

Here are the challenges you will need to complete. Credit for this list goes to Zasta 360GameTV for thinking to transcribe all of the information before completing the achievement unlike me.

A Elbereth Gilthoniel
Objective: Kill all Archers
Bonus Objective: Kill 10 Uruks with Headshots

The Eye of Vengeance
Objective: Kill 5 Uruks with Arrows at Close Range
Bonus Objective: Complete within 1 Minute

The Storm of War
Objective: Kill 10 Uruk Scouts with Arrows while Riding
Bonus Objective: Complete within 5 Minute

Shadow Under Siege
Objective: Kill 10 Uruks without entering Durthang
Bonus Objective: Set 5 Uruks on Fire

Swift Mercy
Objective: Kill 15 Uruks with Quick Shots in 30 Seconds
Bonus Objective: Kill 4 Uruks without leaving Focus Mode

The Secret Flame
Objective: Kill 50 Ghûls with Explosions
Bonus Objective: Only Detonate 5 Barrels

Shadow and Flame
Objective: Kill 30 Uruks with Barrel Explosions
Bonus Objective: Dont get hit

The Spirit of Fire
Objective: Kill 5 Uruks with Fire Arrows
Bonus Objective: Ignite 3 Barrel Stacks with Fire Arrows

There is no Escape
Objective: Let no Uruk Cowards reach Fort Morn
Bonus Objective: Pin in Place 3 Uruks

Jaws of Steel
Objective: Kill 10 Uruk Guards without entering the Stronghold
Bonus Objective: Use Caragors to kill 5 Uruks
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