Short bow

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Short Bow (weapon).
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The short bow is a two-handed weapon that can be wielded by Rangers and Thieves. Compared to a longbow it has less power and range but a higher rate of fire. They can be crafted by a huntsman. Short bows are effective from close-range to mid-range. Short bow weapon skills focus on applying conditions on foes. The maximum damage range for short bows is 950–1,050.

Skills by profession[edit]

Skill Type Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger[edit]

Fire an arrow that bleeds your target. Attacks are stronger from behind or from the side.
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 Poison Volley
0.25¼ 8 Fire a spread of five poison arrows.
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 Quick Shot
0.25¼ 8 Fire a quick shot in an evasive retreat. Gain swiftness. This can be used while retreating.
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 Crippling Shot
12 Fire an arrow that cripples your target. If you are behind your target, immobilize them. Your pet's next three attacks inflict bleeding.
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 Concussion Shot
0.25¼ 25 Daze your foe with an arrow. Stun them if you hit from behind or from the side.

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief[edit]

Trick Shot.png
 Trick Shot
0.25¼ Bounce an arrow between multiple nearby foes.
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Surprise Shot.png
 Surprise Shot
Stealth Attack 0.25¼ 1 Shoot an arrow that immobilizes your foe.
Cluster Bomb.png
 Cluster Bomb
0.5½ 3 Fire a cluster bomb at target area. Detonate in midair for multiple explosions.
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 Detonate Cluster
1 Detonate your cluster bomb in midair.
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 Disabling Shot
0.25¼ 4 Do an evasive leap away from your foe while firing a crippling shot.
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 Choking Gas
0.5½ 4 Fire an arrow that fills the target area with a poisonous cloud.
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 Infiltrator's Arrow
6 Fire an arrow and shadowstep to the target area, blinding nearby foes.

Related traits[edit]

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