Point-Blank Shot

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Point-Blank Shot

Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
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0.5½ Activation time  15 Recharge time  
Point-Blank Shot

Push back your foe with a point-blank shot. The closer they are, the farther it pushes them back.

Damage.png Damage: 308 (0.8)?
Damage.png Damage: 4 (0.01)?
Knockback.png Maximum Knockback: 600
Knockback.png Minimum Knockback: 100
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Evade.png Defiance Break: 300
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Marksmanship Marksmanship

Skirmishing Skirmishing

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Druid Druid

Soulbeast Soulbeast

Untamed Untamed


  • The projectile flies in a small arc and can actually hit targets outside of the maximum range.
  • If an enemy reflects the arrow, the player is knocked back instead.
  • The damage and push count as separate strikes; single-attack block skills such as Counterblow will prevent the damage, but not the push.
The tooltip incorrectly sums the defiance break values of both listed knockbacks (150 + 150 = 300), even though only one knockback occurs. The correct amount of defiance break done by this skill is 150.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 0.8 to 0.01.
July 16, 2019
  • This skill now scales knockback distance dynamically between a range of 100 and 600 based on distance from the target.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Range has been increased to 1200.
  • All ranger longbow skills have had their velocity increased 100%.
November 04, 2014
  • Added a warm-up to this skill and changed the projectile to help differentiate it from other ranger longbow abilities.
July 23, 2013
  • Increased the range from 600 to 900.
June 25, 2013
  • Increased the arrow speed by 15%.
April 30, 2013
  • No longer has an increased cast time when the Eagle Eye trait is equipped.
December 14, 2012
  • Increased the velocity of arrows fired from Short Bow and Longbow skills by 30%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Point-Blank Shot has been added to the game.