Most crossbows are now sold with a scope that comes as part of the overall purchase package. If you have purchased a crossbow recently, you may have wondered if the standard scope that came with your crossbow is the best one for you to use for deer hunting. In most cases, the answer will likely be, yes. Most manufacturers do a fair job of pairing the right scope types with the right scope models in standard crossbow packages. However, the only way for you to know if you have the right type is to understand the differences between the two main crossbow scopes on the market: multi-reticle and variable power.