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Disambig icon.png This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Rifle (weapon).


Wheelock Rifle concept art.jpg

Rifle concept art.

The rifle is a two-handed weapon that is known for its high single-target damage output and long-range projectiles.

Skills by profession[edit]

# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Kill Shot.png
 Kill Shot
10.25¼ 8 Burst. Fire a powerful shot. Damage increases with adrenaline level.
Fierce Shot.png
 Fierce Shot
0.75¾ Fire a shot at your target, gaining bonus adrenaline against vulnerable targets.
Aimed Shot.png
 Aimed Shot
0.25¼ 8 Fire a precise shot that cripples your foe.
20.5½ 10 Fire a volley of shots at your foe.
Brutal Shot.png
 Brutal Shot
0.5½ 15 Immobilize your foe, then evade backward.
Rifle Butt.png
 Rifle Butt
0.25¼ 15 Push your foe back with your rifle butt.

Berserker tango icon 20px.png Berserker[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Gun Flame.png
 Gun Flame
0.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Fire a fast, flaming shot that explodes on the first foe it hits, interrupting foes in the area.

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer[edit]

Hip Shot.png
 Hip Shot
0.75¾ Deliver a quick rifle shot from the hip that pierces targets.
Net Shot.png
 Net Shot
9 Immobilize foes with a net shot.
0.5½ 9 Fire several shards of shrapnel that inflict more damage the closer you are to foes.
Overcharged Shot.png
 Overcharged Shot
14 Fire a blast so strong it launches your foe as you fall backward and remove movement-impairing conditions.
Jump Shot.png
 Jump Shot
1 18 Blast the ground, damaging nearby foes and leaping to your target.

Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Deadeye[edit]

Brutal Aim.png
 Brutal Aim
0.75¾ Fire a shot that inflicts vulnerability on your target. Applies additional vulnerability when used against your marked target.
1 Chain
Deadly Aim.png
 Deadly Aim
0.75¾ Kneel. Fire a shot that inflicts vulnerability on your target. Applies additional vulnerability against your marked target.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Death's Judgment.png
 Death's Judgment
0.5½ 1 Stealth Attack. Reveal yourself and fire a powerful shot at your foe. If this attack hits your mark, it consumes all malice and deals increased damage for each malice consumed.
Skirmisher's Shot.png
 Skirmisher's Shot
0.5½ 3 Fire a bullet that inflicts conditions on your target and grants you a boon.
2 Chain
Spotter's Shot.png
 Spotter's Shot
0.75¾ 3 Kneel. Fire a bullet that grants you boons and inflicts conditions on your target.
Double Tap.png
 Double Tap
0.75¾ 4 Fire two bullets that grant might if they hit your target.
3 Chain
Three Round Burst.png
 Three Round Burst
1 4 Kneel. Fire three bullets that grant might if they hit your target.
Death's Retreat.png
 Death's Retreat
0.25¼ 4 Shadowstep away from your target and lose conditions. Poisons foes at your starting location.
4 Chain
Sniper's Cover.png
 Sniper's Cover
0.25¼ 4 Kneel. Create a barrier of shadows that blocks incoming missiles.
0.5½ 1 Become immobile and gain access to kneel skills, which have increased projectile velocity. You can still dodge roll while kneeling. Kneel is canceled if you swap weapons or become disabled.
5 Chain
Free Action.png
 Free Action
Kneel. Stop kneeling and move freely.

Related traits[edit]



  • Warrior tango icon 20px.png Crack Shot Crack Shot — Warrior ranged weapon skills gain reduced recharge, and their weapon skill 1 attacks are enhanced.
  • Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Silent Scope Silent Scope — Gain precision. Gain additional precision while wielding a rifle. Enter stealth when you dodge roll with a rifle equipped.

Weapon strength[edit]

See also: Weapon strength

See also[edit]