CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 Crossbow Review [October 2021]

CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380 Crossbow​

  • Shoot bolts up to 380 – 400 feet per second
  • Quietest crossbow with silencing system
  • Auto safety with an Anti-dry fire system
  • All-weather composite stock and rubber padded grip for comfort
  • Compression fibreglass quad limbs

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.

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

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 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 write-up, 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

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CenterPoint Tormentor Crossbow Specifications
Speed380 FPS
Draw Weight185 lbs
Width Axle to Axle (Cocked)14″
Kinetic Energy120 FP KE
Weight7.9 lbs
Length35″
Power Stroke13.75″
FinishCamo

Reasons To Buy

  • Delivers high projectile velocity.
  • Narrow width when cocked that allows for tight shots in freestands and bushes.
  • Quiet crossbow that allows for longer target shots.
  • CNC machined cam system.
  • Auto safety trigger along with an anti-dry fire system.

Reasons To Avoid

  • Not a lightweight crossbow as it weighs 7.9 pounds.
  • Scope isn’t up to the mark. It is recommended you to replace it if you are hunting past 30 yards.

CenterPoint Tormentor Whisper 380: Detailed Specifications

Build Quality

The quality of this Tormentor Whisper 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.

Design

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.

Performance

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 limb 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.

Safety

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.

Durability

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

Assembly

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.


Accessories​

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

Scope

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.


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Nisha Batel
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Nisha Batel is a senior staff writer for Best Crossbow Guide, where she covers outdoor gears and hunting tools. Nisha began her career in blogging as an outdoor writer at the AnG Eesti Technologies. She keeps a beady eye on all the latest comings and goings in the crossbow world. She believes in writing creative articles & blogs on travel, adventure, and health. She has a keen interest in learning new things and sharing her knowledge with others. Exploring various platforms for blog writing is one of her passion.
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