Poison Volley

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Poison Volley

0.25¼ Activation time  8 Recharge time  
Profession
Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Weapon
Short bow
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Fire a spread of five poison arrows. Poison lasts longer if you are flanking or behind the target.

 Damage.png Damage (5x): 460 (1.25)?
 Poisoned.png5 Poison (5s): 838 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Poisoned.png5 Attack from Behind (7s): 1,173 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Number of targets.png Targets per Arrow: 5
 Pierces.png Pierces
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Marksmanship Marksmanship

  • Farsighted Farsighted — Ranger weapon skills deal increased strike damage. Damage is further increased for foes above the range threshold.

Skirmishing Skirmishing

Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival

  • Poison Master Poison Master — Upon using a Beast ability, your pet's next attack will inflict poison; your poison damage is increased.

Soulbeast Soulbeast

Notes[edit]

  • Multiple arrows can hit the same target.
The skill fact states this skill deals 5 stacks of poison, but it does one stack per arrow.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 08, 2021
  • Poison duration has been increased from 4 seconds to 5 seconds when striking from in front of the target, and from 6 seconds to 7 seconds when striking from behind the target. This change applies in all game modes.
July 10, 2018
  • Reduced the baseline duration of the poison inflicted by this skill from 5 seconds to 4 seconds and from 7 seconds to 6 seconds when behind or flanking the enemy.
September 23, 2017
  • Fixed a bug in which this skill occasionally hit twice as often than intended.
May 16, 2017
  • This trait now has increased effect if you are beside your target, in addition to when you are behind your target.
October 18, 2016
  • This skill's cooldown has been reduced to 8 seconds.
  • Its poison effect will last 2 seconds longer when this skill is applied from behind your target.
April 19, 2016
  • Increased the poison damage duration applied by this skill from 4 seconds to 5 seconds.
  • The physical damage per strike has been increased by 150%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Increased the poison duration from 2 seconds to 4 seconds.
June 25, 2013
  • Decreased the range to 900.
December 14, 2012
  • Increased the velocity of arrows fired from Short Bow and Longbow skills by 30%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Poison Volley has been added to the game.