Archery is a means of utilizing or attacking with a bow and arrow or crossbow.
The twin archers, Apollo and Artemis, are the patron gods of archery. Archers are used for support and defense, firing either precision shots, aiming at a specific target, or as a volley, where the archers would aim upwards and fire in a large mass (used to hit a large number of enemies without aiming for anyone in particular). It is also one of the oldest types of hunting known.
At Camp Half-Blood
Archery is practiced by the campers and is taught by Chiron and members of the Apollo cabin. Mostly only Apollo's cabin members use a bow and arrow, but it isn't limited to only them. The Hunters of Artemis also use a bow and arrow in their daily lives.
At Camp Jupiter
Archery is looked down upon unless the user of it has a valid reason (e.g. being a child of Apollo). Frank Zhang, son of Mars, is a very good archer, having a combination of regular arrows and trick ones. Despite being much bulkier than children of Apollo, this allows him to fire heavier arrows with more precise aim.
- The two longest shots in history were from Kublai-Khan and from the walls of Jerusalem when the Ottomans were occupying it.
- Percy Jackson has been mentioned several times in the series to be especially bad at archery.
- Frank Zhang is the only known demigod who uses a bow and arrow as his primary weapon, but isn't a child/legacy of Apollo or among the Hunters of Artemis.
|Demigod Abilities:||ADHD | Ancient Greek | Aphrodite's Blessing | Ares' Blessing | Artemis' Blessing | Clear Sight | Dreams | Dyslexia | Latin|
|Object Manipulation:||Air | Anatomy | Atmosphere | Bones | Darkness | Dead | Earth | Electricity | Fire | Healing | Ice | Light | Love | Machines | Magic | Metals | Plants | Poison | Sleep | Sound | Time | War | Water | Weapons|
|Other Skills:||Archery | Charmspeak | Curse of Achilles | Empathy Link | Mist Control | Prophecy | Shadow Travel | Shapeshifting | Vocal Mimicry | Weaving|