Nightingale: How to Get Bow Ammo

Learn how to get ammo for your bow in Nightingale!

Pointing a crossbow in Nightingale.
Uh oh, it’s empty! Where do I get more?

Fans of the survival genre have been having an absolute blast with Nightingale, a title in early access and a pretty amazing romp through the Fae wilds. It’s all about portals and realms — as well as the nifty little Realm Cards you use to switch things up.

Of course, there’s nothing wrong with checking a guide or two every now and then, especially if you’re the type to get to the action ASAP.

So, we’re going to go ahead and answer the age-old question: how to get bow ammo in Nightingale.

How to Get Bow Ammo

Surprisingly enough, gathering ammo for your crossbow is probably one of the most difficult parts of the game. It involves tackling the most powerful enemies, doing everything you can to survive and— okay, just kidding.

You need a Simple Work Bench. To place it down, you’ll want to find 10 Wood Bundles & 4 Plant Fibres. On a side note, it’s a good idea to figure out the best location for your first base. After all, you’ll want to ensure that you’re in a cozy spot before you start crafting everything you need. Nightingale is all about preparation!

The simple workbench menu in Nightingale.
Remember, the simple workbench is your friend.

After that, you go ahead and check the Simple Items list for the Simple Rock Marble, which requires 6 rocks (Can be picked up all around the game). Remember that everything you craft requires resources, which you can get by exploring the realms.

Once you’ve got all the resources you need (you probably do at this point), go ahead and craft this Simple Rock Marble in your Simple Items list with the help of your Simple Workbench.

Simple, right?

After that, it’s a simple matter of equipping your crossbow, and using your newly acquired ammo to reload. Fae wilds beware — someone’s ready to start pelting the realms with marbles!

Crafting a simple rock marble in Nightingale.
Just wait a few more seconds and your weapon’s as ready as can be!

In case you’re interested: Wanna start with the bare necessities? Here’s how to build a stick tent in Nightingale. You can never be too prepared, after all.


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