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Measured Shot

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Specter icon small.png Specter
Off hand pistol
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Dual Wield
Measured Shot.png
 → Endless Night.png
Game link
0.5½ Activation time  3 Initiative  
Measured Shot

Dual Wield. Shadowstep and fire a shot that hinders foes and helps allies.

Skill fact text only icon.pngEnemy target: Shadowstep away from your target and launch a shot that immobilizes enemies.
Damage.png Damage: 121 (0.33)?
Immobile.png Immobilize (1s): Unable to move.
Miscellaneous effect.png Maximum Distance from Target: 900
Skill fact text only icon.pngAlly target: Shadowstep toward your target and launch a healing shot. Effectiveness is reduced for allies that are not the primary target.
Healing.png Healing: 2,151 (0.444)?
Healing.png Healing: 1,441 (0.444)?
Radius.png Effectiveness Decreased: 50%
Number of targets.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 240
Miscellaneous effect.png Maximum Distance from Ally: 80
Unblockable.png Unblockable
Miscellaneous effect.png Maximum Travel Distance: 300
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts

Shadow Arts Shadow Arts

  • Shadow Savior Shadow Savior — After completing a shadowstep, you are healed. Nearby allies are also healed for a larger amount. Only affects thief shadowsteps.

Acrobatics Acrobatics

Trickery Trickery

Specter Specter

  • Second Opinion Second Opinion — A portion of condition damage is converted to healing power. Gain condition damage, which is increased while wielding a scepter.
  • Dark Sentry Dark Sentry — Apply Rot Wallow Venom to allies you grant barrier to. Outgoing healing to allies is increased. Rot Wallow Venom effect cannot apply to yourself.
  • Traversing Dusk Traversing Dusk — Heal allies in the area around you when you shadowstep. Gain shadow force for each ally in the radius. Wells grant resistance on their initial impact.


  • Casting this skill grants Endless Night.png Endless Night for 5 seconds.
  • This skill does not require a target.
  • Pierces up to 4 targets.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 22, 2023 Secrets of the Obscure release:
  • Fixed an issue that prevented scepter skills from granting malice.
June 27, 2023
  • Ally-targeted scepter skills now also grant a lesser effect to additional allies in a radius around the target.
  • All scepter projectiles have had their velocity increased by 66%. Ally-targeted skills will now affect a radius of 240 around their target; secondary targets receive reduced benefits. Updated ally-targeted skill facts to show their unblockable nature.
October 18, 2022
  • Fixed an issue that caused this skill to display as out of range when an ally was targeted.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Measured Shot to display every error as an out-of-range error.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • Measured Shot has been added to the game.
November 30, 2021
October 26, 2021