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Deflecting Shot

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Deflecting Shot

0.25¼ Activation time  10 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Profession
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Specialization
Dragonhunter tango icon 20px.png Dragonhunter
Weapon
Longbow
Weapon slot 3
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Fire a missile that knocks back enemies and blocks missiles.

 Damage.png Damage: 693 (1.8)?
 Damage.png Damage: 4 (0.01)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Blocks Missiles
 Knockback.png Knockback: 300
 Blinded.png Blindness (4s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Radius.png Radius: 120
 Pierces.png Pierces
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
 Range.png Range: 1,200
 Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Dragonhunter
  • Heavy Light Heavy Light - Gain stability when disabling an enemy. Deal increased damage to disabled foes. Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • This skill now knocks back foes, and its animation has been slowed down so the arrow is fired at 0.74 seconds (up from 0.28 seconds). Reduced power coefficient from 1.8 to 0.01 in PvP and WvW.
July 16, 2019
  • This skill no longer deals bonus damage if a missile is reflected. Increased base damage by 80%.
April 23, 2019
  • Skills that destroy missiles will now block missiles instead.
February 22, 2017
  • The missile hitbox has been improved.
April 19, 2016
  • The base damage of this skill has been increased by 17%.
November 17, 2015
  • Added unblockable as a skill fact.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Deflecting Shot has been added to the game.