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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.


Contained in[edit]


Mystic Forge
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Mystic Forge
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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 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.png Mystic Tribute Gift of Condensed Magic.png 2 Gifts of Condensed Magic
2  Gift of Blood.png Gift of Blood
2  Gift of Venom.png Gift of Venom
2  Gift of Totems.png Gift of Totems
2  Gift of Dust.png Gift of Dust
Gift of Condensed Might.png 2 Gifts of Condensed Might
2  Gift of Claws.png Gift of Claws
2  Gift of Scales.png Gift of Scales
2  Gift of Bones.png Gift of Bones
2  Gift of Fangs.png Gift of Fangs
Mystic Clover.png 77 Mystic Clovers
~231  Mystic Coin.png Mystic Coins
~231  Glob of Ectoplasm.png Globs of Ectoplasm
~231  Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shards
~231  Mystic Crystal.png Crystals or ~1386  Philosopher's Stone.png Philosopher's Stones
    (cost of either: 139 Spirit Shard.png Spirit Shard)
Mystic Coin.png 250 Mystic Coins
Gift of Pharus.png Gift of Pharus Gift of the Mists.png Gift of the Mists
Gift of Glory.png Gift of Glory
Gift of Battle.png Gift of Battle
Gift of War.png Gift of War
Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy.png Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy
Mystic Runestone.png 100 Mystic Runestones
100 Gold coin total, bought from Miyani or Mystic Forge Attendant. Need Scholar of Secrets Mastery.
Shard of Spero.png 100 Shards of Spero
Requires 450 Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman to make.
100  Tribute to Spero.png Tribute 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.png Mystic 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.png Intricate Totems orLarge Bone.png Large Bones orLarge Claw.png Large Claws orLarge Fang.png Large Fangs orLarge Scale.png Large Scales orPotent Venom Sac.png Potent Venom Sacs orVial of Potent Blood.png Vials of Potent Blood)
     1,500  Mithril Ingot.png Mithril Ingots
     1,000  Elder Wood Plank.png Elder Wood Planks
4,000  Mithril Ingot.png Mithril Ingots
3,000  Elder Wood Plank.png Elder Wood Planks
Gift of Wood.png Gift of Wood
Recipe cost: 10 Gold coin, bought from Miyani
Requires 400 Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman to make.
250  Ancient Wood Plank.png Ancient Wood Planks
250  Elder Wood Plank.png Elder Wood Planks
250  Hard Wood Plank.png Hard Wood Planks
250  Seasoned Wood Plank.png Seasoned Wood Planks
Gift of Exploration.png Gift of Maguuma Mastery Gift of Maguuma.png Gift of Maguuma
Gift of the Fleet.png Gift of the Fleet
Gift of Tarir.png Gift of Tarir
Gift of the Chak.png Gift of the Chak
Gift of the Jungle.png Gift of the Jungle
Essence of Artistry.png Gift of Insights
Essence of Divinity's Reach.png Gift of the Itzel
Gift of the Nuhoch.png Gift of the Nuhoch
Essence of Halloween.png Gift of the Exalted
Gift of Gliding.png Gift of Gliding
Bloodstone Shard.png Bloodstone Shard
200  Spirit Shard.png Spirit Shard
Crystalline Ingot.png 250 Crystalline Ingots
250  Crystalline Ore.png Crystalline Ore
250  Fulgurite.png Fulgurites
250  Glob of Ectoplasm.png Globs of Ectoplasm
250  Amalgamated Gemstone.png Amalgamated Gemstones
Spero.png Spero 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.png Recipe: Exitus Gold coin + 10,003 Karma.png - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
2.  Recipe sheet exotic longbow.png Recipe: Doctrina Spirit Shard.png + 10,003 Karma.png - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
3.  Recipe sheet ascended longbow.png Recipe: Spero Spirit Shard.png + 10,003 Karma.png - Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs
Note: Both  Shard of Spero.png Shard of Spero and  Mystic Curio.png Mystic Curio (All Variants) recipes are contained within  Recipe sheet exotic longbow.png Recipe: 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 lend 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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