Hunter's Shot

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Hunter's Shot

Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
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Hunter's Shot

Fire an arrow that grants you stealth when it hits an enemy. Your pet gains swiftness.

Damage.png Damage: 154 (0.4)?
Swiftness.png Pet swiftness (10s): +33% Movement Speed
Stealth.png Stealth (3s): Invisible to foes.
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Range.png Range: 1,500

— In-game description

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Related traits[edit]

Marksmanship Marksmanship

Nature Magic Nature Magic


  • The projectile flies in a small arc and can actually hit targets outside of the maximum range.
  • If an enemy reflects the arrow, they're granted stealth instead.
  • Stealth is not granted unless the arrow successfully strikes a foe or destructible object.
  • While in beastmode, grants swiftness to the player.
  • Though not stated in description, this skill is not truly instant and has small activation time.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Ranger Longbow skill range is now 1500.
  • All ranger longbow skills have had their velocity increased 100%.
July 23, 2013
  • This skill no longer applies vulnerability on each hit, but now grants the ranger stealth for 3 seconds.
December 14, 2012
  • Increased the velocity of arrows fired from Short Bow and Longbow skills by 30%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Hunter's Shot has been added to the game.


  • From an unknown time in development to August 2011, this skill was named Harrier's Shot.