Rapid Fire

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the ranger's second longbow attack. For other uses, see Rapid Fire (disambiguation).

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Rapid Fire

20.5½ Activation time  10 Recharge time  

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger (skill list)
Weapon slot 2
Activ. type
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Fire multiple arrows at your foe.

 Damage.png Damage (10x): 1,440 (3.75)?
 Damage.png Damage (10x): 1,060 (2.75)?
 Vulnerability.png10 Vulnerability (10s): 10% Incoming Damage, 10% Incoming Condition Damage
 Vulnerability.png10 Vulnerability (6s): 10% Incoming Damage, 10% Incoming Condition Damage
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile (20% chance)
 Range.png Range: 1,500

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Marksmanship Marksmanship[edit]


  • The projectiles fly in a small arc and can actually hit targets outside of the maximum range.
  • Each separate projectile has a damage coefficient of 0.375.
  • Movement does not interrupt the channeling of this skill.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.375 to 0.275. Reduced vulnerability duration from 10 seconds to 6 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Ranger Longbow skill range is now 1500.
  • All ranger longbow skills have had their velocity increased 100%.
September 09, 2014
  • Decreased casting time from 5 seconds to 2.5 seconds.
July 23, 2013
  • This skill now applies vulnerability on each hit.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the initial cast time by .4 seconds.
  • Increased the arrow speed by 15%.
December 14, 2012
  • Increased the velocity of arrows fired from Short Bow and Longbow skills by 30%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Rapid Fire has been added to the game.