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Arrow

Arrows were the usual ammunition used in a bow.

Arrows used by humans[]

In 3300 BC, Flinthair died when he accidentally impaled himself on his own arrows. (PROSE: Loop the Loup)

In Mesopotamian mythology, lightning bolts were arrows fired by Adad the storm god. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Genesys)

During the Trojan War, Cyclops was shot and killed by an arrow. (TV: The Myth Makers)

In the 9th century, one of the Three Custodians was shot and killed by an arrow in Yorkshire. (TV: Resolution)

According to legend, King Harold Godwinson was killed by an arrow to the eye during the Battle of Hastings in 1066. (TV: Co-Owner of a Lonely Heart) However, Rani Chandra had read online that this was untrue. (TV: Lost in Time)

In 1190, Reynier de Marun was shot and killed by an arrow. (TV: The Crusade)

In the 12th century, Robin Hood was a skilled archer who taught the Doctor how to shoot a bow and arrow. The Fifth Doctor used this knowledge to fight U'thai's warriors. (PROSE: The Immortals) Robin faced the Sheriff of Nottingham and the Twelfth Doctor in a contest to find the most skilled archer in Sherwood, although the Doctor later revealed that he cheated and could not fire a bow. Robin, the Doctor and Clara Oswald fired a golden arrow into the Sky vessel in order to boost it out of orbit before it exploded. (TV: Robot of Sherwood)

In the 13th century, Hal killed Linx by shooting an arrow into his probic vent. (TV: The Time Warrior)

By one account, in 1289, Tegana, a Mongol warlord intent on the assassination of Kublai Khan, was killed by an arrow shot by Ling-Tau. (PROSE: Marco Polo) By another account, Tegana took his own life with a spear after he was apprehended. (TV: Marco Polo)

Some time before 1415, Henry V was almost killed by an arrow at Shrewsbury. (PROSE: The Reign Makers)

Ashildr claimed she was able to "fire six arrows in under a minute" when she took part in the Battle of Agincourt. (TV: The Woman Who Lived)

In the 17th century, Lady Peinforte fashioned a statue of herself with a bow and arrow out of the validium that landed on Earth. She later used gold-tipped arrows dipped in poison to kill Cybermen by firing them into their chest panels, incorrectly believing they were rendered so effective by the poison rather than the gold. The Seventh Doctor called the idea of a Cyberman being killed by an ordinary arrow "ludicrous". One of Peinforte's arrows embedded itself in the door of the Doctor's TARDIS and dematerialised with the vessel, allowing Richard Maynarde to kill the Cyber-Leader with it later on. (TV: Silver Nemesis)

In the 19th century, Crazy Horse taught the Doctor how to use a bow and arrow. (AUDIO: Moonflesh)

Arrows used by other species[]

The Exxilons used bows and arrows after losing their more advanced technology. (TV: Death to the Daleks)

The Outsiders on Gallifrey lived in the wild lands outside the Capitol. They maintained a primitive lifestyle, wore animal skins and used weapons like bows, arrows and spears to hunt for food. (TV: The Invasion of Time)

On Tír na n-Óg, Daffyr killed a dragon by shooting an arrow through its eye. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Witch Mark)

The Cobalites were an aggressive species that had only primitive technology and used bows and arrows for weapons. (COMIC: Ground Control)

On 14 February 2013, an Ameteli shot people with arrows laced with Porcheen neurotoxins as part of a plan to plunder Earth's resources. (COMIC: Love is in the Air)

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