Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==Uses== By the 15th Century, most crossbows were made of steel. It had a greater range than the traditional longbow and required less training to use. Compared to a wooden crossbow, the steel variety had a longer range (380 yards or more), better armor penetration, and could be used as a club at close range when out of bolts. However, it didn't solve the crossbow's greatest fault, which was the long time it took to reload after firing. Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Deadliest Warrior Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://deadliestwarrior.fandom.com/wiki/Steel_Crossbow"