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966 – 1,134
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Account Bound
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Pharus drawn.jpg


Pharus footfalls.jpg

Pharus footfalls.

This item allows selection of stats. See below for a list of available prefixes.
Superior Sigil of Smoldering.png Superior Sigil of Smoldering
Upgrade Slot.png Unused Upgrade Slot
Infusion Slot Unused Infusion Slot
Infusion Slot Unused Infusion Slot

— In-game description

Pharus is a light-themed legendary longbow crafted in the Mystic Forge.


Legendary unlock book.png

Scholars discovered Pharus in Siren's Reef.[sic] All attempts to store and catalog it have failed; if not carried by a hero, it reappears at Dwayna's Reliquary among the other artifacts.


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Pharus is a light-themed longbow with an intricate design. While in use, it shifts into a mass of white light in the shape of a bow, complete with a bowstring of light. In its stowed state, the bow is solid, and marginally smaller as well as subtler in appearance.

  • The wielder is wrapped in white-blue light.
  • The wielder's right hand leaves a subtle blue trail while moving.
Draw/Stow Animation
  • A cluster of light flashes around the wielder, coming from the ground up as if lightning strikes the earth.
  • The light leaves a mark on the ground where it scorched the earth. The scorched area stays until the bow is stowed or weapons are swapped.
  • White shimmering cracks of light are left on the ground.
Skill effects
Critical hits
  • Critically hitting an enemy causes a tall vertical beam of light to appear on the enemy. This effect can only be seen by the player wielding Pharus. The beam leaves cracks in the ground identical to those from the footfalls, but there is no light shining out of them. Instead, smoke emerges from the cracks.
Kill animations
  • Pharus' Damage type is fire. Enemies killed while wielding Pharus will display the burning to death animation characteristic of Burning.png Burning damage.


Draw/Stow Sounds
  • A dark wooshing sound can be heard upon drawing and stowing the weapon.
Projectile Sounds
  • The standard projectile sound is accompanied by a charged, deep twang.
Critical Hit Sounds
  • A distinct, impactful noise can be heard upon critically hitting a target.


Full material list[edit]

Required item Primary ingredients Component materials
Gift of Fortune.pngMystic Tribute Gift of Condensed Magic.png2 Gifts of Condensed Magic
2 Gift of Blood.pngGift of Blood (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
2 Gift of Venom.pngGift of Venom (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
2 Gift of Totems.pngGift of Totems (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
2 Gift of Dust.pngGift of Dust (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
Gift of Condensed Might.png2 Gifts of Condensed Might
2 Gift of Claws.pngGift of Claws (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
2 Gift of Scales.pngGift of Scales (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
2 Gift of Bones.pngGift of Bones (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
2 Gift of Fangs.pngGift of Fangs (recipe cost: 10 Gold coin)
Mystic Clover.png77 Mystic Clovers
~231 Mystic Coin.pngMystic Coins
~231 Glob of Ectoplasm.pngGlobs of Ectoplasm
~231 Obsidian Shard.pngObsidian Shards
~231 Mystic Crystal.pngCrystals or ~1386 Philosopher's Stone.pngPhilosopher's Stones
    (cost of either: 139Spirit Shard.pngSpirit Shard)
Mystic Coin.png250 Mystic Coins
Gift of Pharus.pngGift of Pharus Gift of the Mists.pngGift of the Mists
Gift of Glory.pngGift of Glory
Gift of Battle.pngGift of Battle
Gift of War.pngGift of War
Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy.pngCube of Stabilized Dark Energy
Mystic Runestone.png100 Mystic Runestones
100 Gold coin total, bought from Miyani or Mystic Forge Attendant. Need Scholar of Secrets Mastery.
Shard of Spero.png100 Shards of Spero
Requires 450 Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman to make.
100 Tribute to Spero.pngTribute to Spero
     (2,000 Lump of Aurillium Lumps of Aurillium or Airship Part Airship Parts or Ley Line Crystal Ley Line Crystals or Unbound Magic.png Unbound Magic or Trade Contracts Trade Contracts or Volatile Magic.png Volatile Magic)
100 Mystic Curio.pngMystic Curio
     Requires 450 Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png Weaponsmith, Artificer tango icon 20px.png Artificer, or Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman to make.
     3,500 (Intricate Totem.pngIntricate Totems or Large Bone.pngLarge Bones or Large Claw.pngLarge Claws or Large Fang.pngLarge Fangs or Large Scale.pngLarge Scales or Potent Venom Sac.pngPotent Venom Sacs or Vial of Potent Blood.pngVials of Potent Blood)
     1,500 Mithril Ingot.pngMithril Ingots
     1,000 Elder Wood Plank.pngElder Wood Planks
4,000 Mithril Ingot.pngMithril Ingots
3,000 Elder Wood Plank.pngElder Wood Planks
Gift of Wood.pngGift of Wood
Recipe cost: 10 Gold coin, bought from Miyani
Requires 400 Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman to make.
250 Ancient Wood Plank.pngAncient Wood Planks
250 Elder Wood Plank.pngElder Wood Planks
250 Hard Wood Plank.pngHard Wood Planks
250 Seasoned Wood Plank.pngSeasoned Wood Planks
Gift of Exploration.pngGift of Maguuma Mastery
(click to switch this ingredient with
the Gift of Desert Mastery alternative)
Gift of Maguuma.pngGift of Maguuma
Gift of the Fleet.pngGift of the Fleet
Gift of Tarir.pngGift of Tarir
Gift of the Chak.pngGift of the Chak
Gift of the Jungle.pngGift of the Jungle
Essence of Artistry.pngGift of Insights
Essence of Divinity's Reach.pngGift of the Itzel
Gift of the Nuhoch.pngGift of the Nuhoch
Essence of Halloween.pngGift of the Exalted
Gift of Gliding.pngGift of Gliding
Bloodstone Shard.pngBloodstone Shard
200 Spirit Shard.pngSpirit Shard
Crystalline Ingot.png250 Crystalline Ingots
250 Crystalline Ore.pngCrystalline Ore
250 Fulgurite.pngFulgurites
250 Glob of Ectoplasm.pngGlobs of Ectoplasm
250 Amalgamated Gemstone.pngAmalgamated Gemstones
Spero.pngSpero Requires 500 Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman to make. Need to purchase and craft these recipes in the following order:

1. Recipe sheet exotic longbow.pngRecipe: Exitus Gold coin + 10,003 Karma - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
2. Recipe sheet exotic longbow.pngRecipe: Doctrina Spirit Shard + 10,003 Karma - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
3. Recipe sheet ascended longbow.pngRecipe: Spero Spirit Shard + 10,003 Karma - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
Note: Both Shard of Spero.pngShard of Spero and Mystic Curio.pngMystic Curio (All Variants) recipes are contained within Recipe sheet exotic longbow.pngRecipe: Exitus.

Available prefixes[edit]


  • It is recommended that you do not attempt to stat change your precursor item with the standard stat swap recipe in the Mystic Forge. While you will be provided with an item with the desired stats, it will have been replaced with a generic ascended item that cannot be used as a legendary precursor.
Pharus doesn't have a shooting sound effect for Hunter's Shot, making the skill completely silent except for the impact of the arrow.


  • Pharus was released with Living World Season 4 Episode 5, All or Nothing.
  • The word "pharus" is Latin for "beacon".
  • Pharus may borrow its name from the "Pharos of Alexandria", one of the seven world wonders, a lighthouse over 100 metres tall, possibly the first lighthouse in history, located on a small island called Pharos at the western edge of the city of Alexandria. The lighthouse was a beacon for sailors, guiding them safely into the harbor.

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