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- This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Pistol (weapon).
 Skills by profession
|1||Fragmentation Shot||½||Fire a shot that bleeds the impacted target and then explodes, dealing damage to nearby enemies.|
|2||Poison Dart Volley||1¾||10||Fire a volley of darts that poison foes.|
|3||Static Shot||15||Discharge a lightning shot that bounces between multiple foes, blinding and confusing them.|
|4||Blowtorch||½||15||Unleash flames from your pistol to burn foes. Deal more damage the closer you are.|
|5||Glue Shot||½||30||Coat the target area with a glue puddle that immobilizes foes on impact, then cripples foes that remain within.|
|1||Vital Shot||½||Bleed your foe with a shot to the vitals.|
|1||Sneak Attack||Stealth Attack||1||Sneak attack with rapid fire from your pistol and make your foe bleed.|
|2||Body Shot||½||Make your foe vulnerable with a body shot.|
|with no offhand|
|3||Repeater||Dual wield||1¾||Blast your foe with rapid fire from your pistol.|
|with offhand Dagger|
|3||Shadow Strike||Dual wield||Stab your foe, then shadowstep away and shoot them.|
|with offhand Pistol|
|3||Unload||Dual wield||1½||Blast your foe repeatedly with both pistols.|
|4||Headshot||Daze your foe with a head shot.|
|5||Black Powder||½||Fire a black powder shot, blinding nearby foes with the smoke cloud.|
|4||Phantasmal Duelist||Phantasm||1||20||Create an illusion that unloads its pistols on your foe.|
|5||Magic Bullet||½||25||Hit up to three foes with a single shot. The first target is stunned, the second is dazed, and the third is blinded.|
 Traits by profession
- Hair Trigger - Reduces recharge on rifle, pistol, and harpoon gun skills.
- Rifled Barrels - Improves rifle, pistol, harpoon gun, and elixir gun range.
- Coated Bullets - Pistol shots pierce.
- Ricochet - Pistol shots have a chance to bounce to an additional target. Pistol range is increased.
- Pistol Mastery - Deal additional damage with pistols.
- Ankle Shots - Critical hits with a pistol have a chance to cripple foes.
- Duelist's Discipline - Increases pistol attack range for you and your illusions. Reduces recharge on pistol skills.