Nerves of Steel

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Nerves of Steel

Nerves of Steel Icon.png

Ammo: 8

Inflicts a critical hit if the arrow is shot at right moment.

Internal name PreciseBow
Type Ranged Weapon
Scaling Skill Stat.png
Combo Rate up to 1 shot per 0.36 seconds (1 critical shot per 0.6 seconds)
Base Price 1500
Damage
Base DPS 56 (356)
Hit 20 (128)
Location Ramparts
Unlock Cost 80 Cell Currency.png

Nerves of Steel is a bow-type ranged weapon which deals a critical hit after being charged for a specific duration before firing.

Details[edit | edit source]

  • Ammo: 8
  • Special Effects:
    • Holding down the weapon's input charges the bow. Releasing the input shoots the bow if it has been charged for at least 0.3 seconds.
    • Shooting the bow just as it fully charges, indicated by a sound and a special visual effect, causes the shot to deal 6.4x damage. The fully-charged state occurs at 0.5 seconds of charge.
  • Breach Bonus: 0.5
    • Base Breach Damage: 30 (192)
    • Base Breach DPS: 83 (533)
  • Attack Duration: 0.4 (0.3 + 0.1) / 0.6 (0.5+0.1) seconds
  • Lock: 0.06
  • Tags: Has Bullets, Ranged, Limited Ammo
  • Legendary Version: Spark of Skool
    • Forced Affix: Fire Bullet
      • "Shots leave a trail of flames"

Location[edit | edit source]

The Blueprint for the Nerves of Steel is found at the a tower on the end of the Ramparts. This secret area is not guaranteed to generate on all runs, and cannot appear if the Stun Grenade's blueprint spawns. If it does, the exit to the Black Bridge will not be located at the end of the map and is instead shifted to the left a little. There is a short, invisible platform between the blueprint's tower and the second-last one that allows the player to make the jump. The homunculus rune can be used to detect the platform's existence but is not required for the blueprint.

Invisible floor.png

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • You may fire the bow after at least 0.41 seconds and at most 0.59, maximum and minimum ideal crit DPS' are respectively 251 and 186.
  • Previously called Acid Nerves.