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- This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Pistol (weapon).
The pistol is a one-handed weapon that may also be used in the off-hand. Pistols are characterized by their mid-range rapid projectile attacks. Pistols can be crafted by a huntsman. The maximum damage range for pistols is 920 - 1,080.
Skills by profession
|1||Fragmentation Shot||½||Fire a shot that bleeds the impacted target and then shatters, dealing damage to nearby enemies.|
|2||Poison Dart Volley||1¾||8||Fire a volley of darts that poison foes.|
|3||Static Shot||12||Discharge a lightning shot that bounces between multiple foes, blinding and confusing them.|
|4||Blowtorch||½||12||Unleash flames from your pistol to burn foes. Deal more damage the closer you are.|
|5||Glue Shot||½||20||Coat the target area with a glue puddle that immobilizes foes on impact, then cripples foes that remain within.|
|1||Vital Shot||½||Bleed your foe with a shot to the vitals.|
|1||Sneak Attack||Stealth Attack||1||1||Sneak attack with rapid fire from your pistol and make your foe bleed.|
|2||Body Shot||½||4||Make your foe vulnerable with a body shot.|
|with no offhand|
|3||Repeater||Dual Wield||1¾||5||Blast your foe with rapid fire from your pistol.|
|with offhand Dagger|
|3||Shadow Strike||Dual Wield||4||Stab your foe, then shadowstep away and shoot them. Unlock repeater for a short time.|
|with offhand Pistol|
|3||Unload||Dual Wield||1½||5||Blast your foe repeatedly with both pistols. Gain initiative if all attacks hit.|
|4||Headshot||4||Daze your foe with a head shot.|
|5||Black Powder||½||6||Fire a black powder shot, blinding nearby foes with the smoke cloud.|
|4||Phantasmal Duelist||Phantasm||½||20||Fire multiple crippling bullets at your target and summon an illusion that unloads its pistols on your target.|
|5||Magic Bullet||½||25||Hit up to four foes with a single shot, inflicting confusion on each foe. In addition, the first target is stunned, the second is dazed, and the third is blinded.|
- Chemical Rounds — Your pistol skills have increased condition duration.
- Ankle Shots — Critical hits with pistols and harpoon guns cripple foes. Deal bonus damage to crippled foes; damage is increased when wielding a pistol or harpoon gun.
- Duelist's Discipline — Pistol attacks from you and your illusions cause bleeding. Interrupting a foe recharges pistol skills. This trait can only reduce recharge on enemies with defiance bars once per interval.