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A Crossbow is a weapon consisting of a bow mounted on a stock that shoots projectiles, often called bolts or quarrels. The medieval crossbow was called by many names, most of which derived from the word ballista, a torsion engine resembling a crossbow in appearance.
- Hidden Valley: In the agency cache.
It is the weakest of the six sniper rifles in the game as it cannot pierce multiple enemies and it takes multiple shots to kill someone, but it is lethal if shot on the head.
On the other hand, this weapon is almost completely silenced. The Crossbow can be called the worst sniper rifle in Hitman 2: Silent Asssassin because it's the weakest sniper rifle (as mentioned before), carries only one round at a time, its ammo can only be found at Hidden Valley and Redemption at Gontranno (if the player owns the weapon), and it reloads slowly.
- While this weapon can be called a sniper rifle as far as gameplay is concerned, this is technically incorrect because of its properties.