Infiltrator's Arrow

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Infiltrator's Arrow

6 Initiative
8 Initiative
Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief (skill list)
Short bow
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Fire an arrow and shadowstep to the target area, blinding nearby foes.

 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Radius.png Radius: 120
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts

Acrobatics Acrobatics


  • As a shadowstep, it can only send the player to locations they could reach without having to jump.
  • Jumping after the shot has been fired but before it has landed, when timed correctly, can fire the shot over small terrain providing you have line of sight on the opposite end of the terrain.
  • If the player is downed while the projectile is in flight, they will still shadowstep when it reaches the target area.
  • Aiming under a platform thin enough will shadow step the player on top of the platform instead of under it.
  • A dodge immediately following Infiltrator's Arrow will be performed in-place, as if the player was immobilized.
  • If used right before entering Siege Golem, the golem will teleport with the arrow.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 01, 2020
  • Increased initiative cost from 6 to 8 in PvP and WvW.
September 29, 2020
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to be able to be reflected in a disorienting fashion. When the projectile from this skill is reflected, it will now be destroyed instead.
March 16, 2015
  • This skill will no longer activate if a valid path to the target point cannot be found.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number of targets: 3.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Infiltrator's Arrow has been added to the game.