CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 Crossbow Review

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CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 review

CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 Crossbow

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Are you looking for a crossbow that is silenced and set up to shoot at high speeds out of the box? The Tormentor Whisper 380 is the best choice for you.

CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper is a silenced crossbow with lots of features at an entry crossbow price. With 12 lbs of kinetic energy, it’ll take down a lot of big game with ease.

Renowned arms maker Crosman manufactures this compound crossbow. It shoots a speedy 380 feet per second with a draw weight of 185 pounds. Its Whisper silencing system helps make your shots from this crossbow as quiet as possible, making it a great hunting weapon. This combination of strength and noiselessness makes it truly stand out. It is ideal for deer and elk hunting.

In this CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 review, we covered up features, pros & cons, power, built quality, accuracy, and included accessories.

CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 Review: First Impressions

CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 review


System: CompoundSpeed: 380 fps
Power Stroke:13.75″Weight: 7.9 lbs
Draw Weight: 185 lbsKinetic Energy: 120 FP KE
Width – Axle to Axle: (cocked): 14″Length: 35″
Arrows: 375 grainsDesign: Camo


  • It features whisper silencing system.
  • It operates on a compound system.
  • It has standard auto safety trigger along with an anti-dry fire system.
  • It has a fiberglass quad limbs and composite stock.
  • It comes with CNC machined cam system.
  • It is 35.5 inches long and a 14-inch axle-to-axle width when cocked.

  • It has a high projectile velocity.
  • It shoots bolts up to 380-400 feet per second with its 185 lb draw weight.
  • It has a narrow width when cocked that allows for tight shots in treestands and bushes.
  • It is very quiet that allows for longer target shots.


  • It isn’t lightweight since it weighs 7.9 pounds.
  • Its scope isn’t up to the mark. It is recommended you replace it if you’re hunting past 30 yards.

Detailed Specifications

Build Quality

The quality of the Tormentor Whisper 380 crossbow is top notch. It comes with a quality trigger, foregrip, and string stops. Its CNC machined cam system ensures smooth drawing. At just 14 inches axle-to-axle width when cocked and 35 inches stirrup to buttpad, you can easily use this crossbow in blinds and tree stands.

This crossbow comes with an attractive camouflage pattern. With all weather stock, you can hunt in all conditions.


It has an all-weather composite stock with rubber padded grips for comfort and convenience. The rails and cams on the bow are made from aluminum that gives them a nice finish and makes durable. The stock on the crossbow is rifle style. Whereas its foregrip isn’t pass through, you can adjust the position along the bottom rail to give your preferred forehand position.


This crossbow shoots arrows at 380 fps, with the kinetic energy of 120 pounds. It is considered that the average kinetic energy required to take out the largest game is about 75 feet pounds, this pocket-friendly choice will not limit you in any way when it comes to hunting bigger game.

It offers excellent reliability and accuracy for shots taken within a 60-yard range. Tormentor Whisper’s sheer power and accuracy combined with the CNC machined cams and quad limbs make it quite a remarkable weapon.

Whisper Silencing System

This crossbow is an exceptionally quiet compound crossbow. It features 2 string stoppers that have silencers on them. It also includes two limbs dampeners as well as two spider silencers that brings the noise and vibration to almost nothing.

Reducing noise will help avoid startling your target. This Whispering Silencing System minimizes the vibration that helps soften the internal damage to the bow itself as well as the shock to you.


This crossbow comes with an auto safety trigger mechanism that resets the safety to the on position every time the bow is loaded. It also features Anti-Dry Fire to ensure that you don’t fire by an accident when it isn’t fully cocked.


This crossbow uses machined aluminum that has a higher tolerance and fewer modifications, and this serves to enhance the crossbow’s life expectancy.


Assembling the CenterPoint Tormentor is very easy. It doesn’t take more than 10 minutes. It arrives in two pieces, the stock section, and the limb section. Its limbs are already strung. Only you need to do is to attach them to stock and tighten the screws.


  • 4×32 Scope (non-illuminated)
  • Three bolt quiver
  • Three 20″ carbon bolts, weighing 375g
  • Three 100g field points


It comes with a 4×32 mm scope. The scope of Tormentor crossbow is mounted on CNC machined aluminum rails that include a shoot through a riser. If you’re shooting very close range and are on a tight budget, the scope provided with this crossbow is fine.
However, this is a great crossbow for a budget price. If you are hunting past 30 yards, we suggest you to replace the scope.

Quiver and bolts

The package includes three 20-inches carbon arrows and three 100 grain field points. The bolt weighs 375 grains that contribute to +100 ft.lbs. K.E. This crossbow comes with standard three bolt quiver.

Cocking Device

It comes with a rope cocking device for easy drawing. This device lowers the weight you need to pull down by 50% from the advertised draw weight.

It isn’t compatible with a crank cocking device.

Final Verdict

This is one of the best hunting crossbows on the market for this price range. It can shoot 400-grain arrows up to 380 feet per second and has a super narrow axle-to-axle width. It features high-quality build material from Crossman (American owned company) and a good string suppressing system.

If you’re tight on budget, but desire an accurate and powerful crossbow with silencing system, look no further.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is the Tormentor Whisper 380 a good crossbow for hunting?

It is one of the most lethal and fastest hunting crossbows for $300. With 14 inches cocked axle-to-axle width, 35-inch stirrup to butt pad, and excellent camo pattern makes this crossbow worth for hunting.

2. How much does the CenterPoint Tormentor weigh?

It weighs 7.9 pounds and 9.2 lbs with included accessories. This model is a bit heavier than the average weight of most crossbows.

3. What size arrows to use with Tormentor 380 crossbow?

The Tormentor Whisper 380 fits 20-inch arrows. CenterPoint provides 375 grains three carbon arrows and three 100 grains field points in the package.

2 thoughts on this Post

  1. I just purchased the Tormentor 380 because my friend said it is a bad ass bow. But he wanted me to ask, for the price which is better, CenterPoint or Hoyte?

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