The dark mystery and horror genres have always had a unique take on the gaming market. Most of the time, they do not provide striking action scenes; instead, they spam jump scares in your face. Some may argue that the Resident Evil series is an exception, but those do have their fair share of jump scares. Anyway, with the release of Alan Wake 2, mystery and horror game fans can once again experience the intricate world of the Alan Wake series. It features a rich story that follows two main characters. It’s like the two sides of one coin; both are interlinked but totally different. The same feeling will rush through your veins when you start playing this game. While the main aim would be to solve the mystery, what about surviving? Yes, to survive, you need weapons, and this guide will help you find your first crossbow in the game.
Although the crossbow is not the best weapon to aid you during survival, it is still viable in a lot of situations. Each shot packs a lot of punch, but the infinite reload speed makes your character (Saga Anderson) vulnerable to incoming attacks. Anyway, finding this weapon in-game is tricky; if you don’t know where to look, you may run around and around bare-handed. So, consider reading until the end for more details on the same.
Alan Wake 2: How To Get & Find the Crossbow
The crossbow is an old-school weapon, as you may have guessed by now. And thanks to that, it’s well hidden in the remote parts of the in-game world of Alan Wake 2. Also, the crossbow has three upgrade options, and each upgrade will cost you Manuscript Fragments.
- Magnetic Pull: With this upgrade equipped, enemies that are hit with the bolts attract bullets. Cost: 12 MF
- Pull the string. Holding down the fire button increases the range and damage of the crossbow. Cost: 15 MF
- Two Shots: This upgrade lets you fire two arrows before reloading. Cost: 18 MF
Now that you know the upgrades that can be equipped for the crossbow, here’s how you can get it.
Reach the Lost Girl chapter
The Lost Girl is a specific chapter that you will be playing as Saga Anderson. She’s one of two protagonists in the game. Anyway, once you start this chapter, go to the location called Watery and then slowly move towards the cabin. It can be found on the northeastern part of the map. Here, you will find a Cult Stash, which you need to open to get the crossbow. But how can you open the stash?
Open the Cult Stash
Well, to open the Cult Stash, you will need to use the right code. Yes, the stash requires a specific code to open. Don’t worry; it is simple. You must input “527”, and it’ll unlock, revealing your crossbow and one arrow. To find more arrows, you must explore the nearby area. You should find five more arrows in the vicinity.
This was our complete guide on how to get & find the crossbow in Alan Wake 2. Do not forget to pick up the arrows after getting the crossbow. If you find this guide informative, make sure to follow Android Gram for more. Also read: Is there an Alan Wake 2 PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch Release Date