The Guardian™ Anti-Dry-Fire system prevents dry firing and allows easy de-cocking. In the event
the crossbow is fired without an arrow, the Guardian system, a self-contained unit housed inside the crossbow’s scope mount, catches the string preventing the crossbow from dry firing, there by preventing possible damage. It also features a built-in release so, at the end of your hunt,unlike with the other anti dry fire systems, you can easily de-cock your crossbow without having to fire an arrow, a major advantage. The Guardian system is standard on Excalibur Matrix 380 models and is available as an aftermarket part for all other Excalibur crossbow models.