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* In ''TabletopGame/{{MagicTheGathering}} Magic: The Gathering'', on the Ancient Egyptian-themed plane of Amonkhet, the white-aligned deity Oketra's weapon of choice is a bow and arrows. [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjGuaDBpvHfAhVpZN8KHXvNCcgQjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artstation.com%2Fartwork%2FxxDG1&psig=AOvVaw0jUrjroDKcO6iuv0hKunL8&ust=1547693673270908 They pack quite a punch.]]

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{MagicTheGathering}} Magic: The Gathering'', ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'', on the Ancient Egyptian-themed plane of Amonkhet, the white-aligned deity Oketra's weapon of choice is a bow and arrows. [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjGuaDBpvHfAhVpZN8KHXvNCcgQjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artstation.com%2Fartwork%2FxxDG1&psig=AOvVaw0jUrjroDKcO6iuv0hKunL8&ust=1547693673270908 They pack quite a punch.]]


* In ''TabletopGame/{{MagicTheGathering}}'', on the Ancient Egyptian-themed plane of Amonkhet, the white-aligned deity Oketra's weapon of choice is a bow and arrows. [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjGuaDBpvHfAhVpZN8KHXvNCcgQjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artstation.com%2Fartwork%2FxxDG1&psig=AOvVaw0jUrjroDKcO6iuv0hKunL8&ust=1547693673270908 They pack quite a punch.]]

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{MagicTheGathering}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{MagicTheGathering}} Magic: The Gathering'', on the Ancient Egyptian-themed plane of Amonkhet, the white-aligned deity Oketra's weapon of choice is a bow and arrows. [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjGuaDBpvHfAhVpZN8KHXvNCcgQjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artstation.com%2Fartwork%2FxxDG1&psig=AOvVaw0jUrjroDKcO6iuv0hKunL8&ust=1547693673270908 They pack quite a punch.]]

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{MagicTheGathering}}'', on the Ancient Egyptian-themed plane of Amonkhet, the white-aligned deity Oketra's weapon of choice is a bow and arrows. [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjGuaDBpvHfAhVpZN8KHXvNCcgQjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artstation.com%2Fartwork%2FxxDG1&psig=AOvVaw0jUrjroDKcO6iuv0hKunL8&ust=1547693673270908 They pack quite a punch.]]


** the Light Arrows are special holy arrows that can dispel evil magic, and are often employed or created by Zelda. They’re commonly used to aid in fighting [[BigBad Ganon]]. Notably, ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' is the one of the few games in the franchise where the player does not get access to them at all, and are only used by Zelda in the final battle.

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** the The Light Arrows are special holy arrows that can dispel evil magic, and are often employed or created by Zelda. They’re commonly used to aid in fighting [[BigBad Ganon]]. Notably, ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' is the one of the few games in the franchise where the player does not get access to them at all, and are only used by Zelda in the final battle.


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* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' has some appear across the series.
** In ''Brawl'' and ''Smash 4'', Zelda and Shiek both use Light Arrows for their Final Smashes.
** Pit has used the holy Arrows of Light for his Neutral-B ever since his debut in ''Brawl''.


* Shana and Miranda in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'', who both and represent the light/holy Dragoon spirit and fight with bows and arrows. [[HealingShiv They’re also quite useful at healing.]]

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* Shana and Miranda in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'', who both and represent the light/holy Dragoon spirit and fight with bows and arrows. [[HealingShiv [[WhiteMage They’re also quite useful at healing.]]

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** The Seventh Heaven, the weakest greatbow in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTacticsAdvance'' and the strongest in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTacticsA2'', is holy-elemental and teaches Ultima Shot. Thanks to Ultima abilities in these games having the same element as the user's weapon, you'll be invoking this trope at least until a character masters the ability and can move on to another weapon. The archer technique Burial is also holy-elemental and has a chance of banishing undead that increases as the targets health goes down.


* ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedOrigins'': As part of the mission to discover The Lizard, Bayek experiences a drug-induced hallucination in which he floats along a river on the solar barge of the god Ra, fighting and defeating the god Apep with a glowing bow that shoots unlimited arrows.



* ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedOrigins'': As part of the mission to discover The Lizard, Bayek experiences a drug-induced hallucination in which he floats along a river on the solar barge of the god Ra, fighting and defeating the god Apep with a glowing bow that shoots unlimited arrows.

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* ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedOrigins'': As part of the mission to discover The Lizard, Bayek experiences a drug-induced hallucination in which he floats along a river on the solar barge of the god Ra, fighting and defeating the god Apep with a glowing bow that shoots unlimited arrows.




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* ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedOrigins'': As part of the mission to discover The Lizard, Bayek experiences a drug-induced hallucination in which he floats along a river on the solar barge of the god Ra, fighting and defeating the god Apep with a glowing bow that shoots unlimited arrows.

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* ''Webcomic/SlightlyDamned'' has the Holy Arrow, which so far is an InstantDeathBullet. A [[http://www.sdamned.com/comic/91 currently-unknown angel]] [[http://www.sdamned.com/comic/92 used one to kill Sakido]] when she escaped Hell with Rhea and Buwaro. [[http://www.sdamned.com/comic/295 Buwaro's mother was also killed]] with a Holy Arrow.
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* In ''Literature/{{Mahabharata}}'', Arjuna's exceptionally powerful bow ''Gandiva'' was given to him by the gods. Several characters, including Arjuna, wield celestial weapons, highly powerful FinishingMoves granted to them by the gods as a reward for their piety or devotion.


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* In ''Anime/{{Digimon}}'', Angewomon's attack is Holy Arrow, an arrow of light energy. As an Angel Digimon, she’s particularly powerful against demonic enemies like Vamdemon and [=LadyDevimon=].
* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', Madoka’s bow takes this role in aesthetics and [[spoiler:divine]] function when [[spoiler:she takes on her Ultimate form to destroy Walpurgis Night]].

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* In ''Anime/{{Digimon}}'', Angewomon's attack is Holy Arrow, an arrow of light energy. As an Angel Digimon, she’s she's particularly powerful against demonic enemies like Vamdemon and [=LadyDevimon=].
* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', Madoka’s Madoka's bow takes this role in aesthetics and [[spoiler:divine]] function when [[spoiler:she takes on her Ultimate form to destroy Walpurgis Night]].



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* The ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''Deities & Demigods Cyclopedia'' has game stats for various deities’ bow weapons.

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* The ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''Deities & Demigods Cyclopedia'' has game stats for various deities’ deities' bow weapons.



*** Vishnu’s avatar Rama is identified by the bow he wields.

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*** Vishnu’s Vishnu's avatar Rama is identified by the bow he wields.



*** Correlon Larethian’s bow fires arrows that never miss.
*** Arrows fired from Rillifane Rallathil’s bow always kill their target.

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*** Correlon Larethian’s Larethian's bow fires arrows that never miss.
*** Arrows fired from Rillifane Rallathil’s Rallathil's bow always kill their target.



*** Odin has a plus 3 bow that can fire 10 arrows per minute. [[note]]This may not seem impressive, given that one in-game round takes place over a period of six seconds, and therefore 1 minute equals 10 rounds; however, most characters ''can't'' fire an arrow every round without devoting several feats to archery or using their ''entire'' round doing nothing but loading and firing the bow. Odin's bow basically takes care of the logistics of advanced archery for him.[[/note]]
*** Uller’s bow is plus 5. Arrows from it can hit any target he can see with no penalties for range and he automatically hits at a range of 200 yards or less.

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*** Odin has a plus 3 +3 bow that can fire 10 arrows per minute. [[note]]This may not seem impressive, given that one in-game round takes place over a period of six seconds, and therefore 1 minute equals 10 rounds; however, most characters ''can't'' fire an arrow every round without devoting several feats to archery or using their ''entire'' round doing nothing but loading and firing the bow. Odin's bow basically takes care of the logistics of advanced archery for him.[[/note]]
*** Uller’s Uller's bow is plus 5. Arrows from it can hit any target he can see with no penalties for range and he automatically hits at a range of 200 yards or less.





* The three major gods Sarodomin, Guthix and Zamorak in VideaGame/RuneScape have their own bows and arrows which they have blessed.

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* The three major gods Sarodomin, Guthix and Zamorak in VideaGame/RuneScape ''VideoGame/RuneScape'' have their own bows and arrows which they have blessed.


[[caption-width-right:300: [[CallingYourAttacks Celestial Arrow]]!]]

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[[caption-width-right:300: [[CallingYourAttacks Celestial Holy Arrow]]!]]



* In ''Anime/{{Digimon}}'', Angewomon's attack is Celestial Arrow, an arrow of light energy. As an Angel Digimon, she’s particularly powerful against demonic enemies like Myotismon and [=LadyDevimon=].

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* In ''Anime/{{Digimon}}'', Angewomon's attack is Celestial Holy Arrow, an arrow of light energy. As an Angel Digimon, she’s particularly powerful against demonic enemies like Myotismon Vamdemon and [=LadyDevimon=].


** In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'', Serah’s LimitBreak is Artemis Arrow, mistranslated as Ultima Arrow in the English localization. (Though the association was probably not intended, there's a summon in Ivalace known as Ultima the High Seraph.)

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** In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'', Serah’s LimitBreak is Artemis Arrow, mistranslated as Ultima Arrow in the English localization. (Though the association was probably not intended, unintended, there's a summon in Ivalace known as Ultima the High Seraph.)


* In ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'', the Light Arrows are special holy arrows that can dispel evil magic, and are often employed or created by Zelda. They’re commonly used to aid in fighting [[BigBad Ganon]]. Notably, ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' is the one of the few games in the franchise where the player does not get access to them at all, and are only used by Zelda in the final battle.

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* In ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'', *''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'':
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the Light Arrows are special holy arrows that can dispel evil magic, and are often employed or created by Zelda. They’re commonly used to aid in fighting [[BigBad Ganon]]. Notably, ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'' is the one of the few games in the franchise where the player does not get access to them at all, and are only used by Zelda in the final battle.



* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series has Auriel's Bow, an artifact weapon said to have been wielded by Auriel (sometimes spelled Auri-El), the [[NobleBirdOfPrey Golden Eagle God]] and [[OurElvesAreBetter Aldmeri (Elven)]] aspect of Akatosh, the [[DragonsAreDivine draconic]] TopGod of Time. Aldmeri legend holds that Auriel wielded it during the [[TimeOfMyths Dawn Era]] during the wars of the [[{{Precursors}} Ehlnofey]] against the forces of [[GodIsDead Lorkhan]]. When Trinimac, [[BodyguardingABadass Auriel's champion]], slew Lorkhan, it is said that Auriel tied [[CosmicKeystone Lorkhan's Heart]] to an arrow and fired it with the bow across the mortal world, landing in modern day Morrowind and forming Red Mountain around it. The details of Auriel's Bow vary in each game where it appears. To note:

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* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series has ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
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Auriel's Bow, an artifact weapon said to have been wielded by Auriel (sometimes spelled Auri-El), the [[NobleBirdOfPrey Golden Eagle God]] and [[OurElvesAreBetter Aldmeri (Elven)]] aspect of Akatosh, the [[DragonsAreDivine draconic]] TopGod of Time. Aldmeri legend holds that Auriel wielded it during the [[TimeOfMyths Dawn Era]] during the wars of the [[{{Precursors}} Ehlnofey]] against the forces of [[GodIsDead Lorkhan]]. When Trinimac, [[BodyguardingABadass Auriel's champion]], slew Lorkhan, it is said that Auriel tied [[CosmicKeystone Lorkhan's Heart]] to an arrow and fired it with the bow across the mortal world, landing in modern day Morrowind and forming Red Mountain around it. The details of Auriel's Bow vary in each game where it appears. To note:



* The Atalanta summon in ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' is a wind-element RainOfArrows.
** In order to progress through the Jupiter lighthouse, several statues that shoot arrows of light need to be turned on.
* A sacred bow is required to fix a BrokenBridge in ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIX''.
** The ultimate bow ability in shoots holy attacks at the target.

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* The Atalanta summon in ''VideoGame/GoldenSun'' is a wind-element RainOfArrows.
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RainOfArrows. In order to progress through the Jupiter lighthouse, several statues that shoot arrows of light need to be turned on.
* %%* A sacred bow is required to fix a BrokenBridge in ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIX''.
** %%** The ultimate bow ability in shoots holy attacks at the target.

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