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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 icon small.png Warrior[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngKill Shot.png Kill Shot 10.25¼ 8 Burst. Fire a powerful shot. Damage increases with adrenaline level.
1 Fierce Shot.png Fierce Shot 0.75¾ Fire a shot at your target. Gain might if you strike a vulnerable target.
2 Volley.png Volley 20.5½ 5 Fire a volley of shots at your foe.
3 Explosive Shell.png Explosive Shell 0.75¾ 6 Shoot an explosive round that explodes when it hits, striking enemies in a cone behind the initial target.
4 Brutal Shot.png Brutal Shot 0.5½ 8 Immobilize your foe, then evade backward.
5 Rifle Butt.png Rifle Butt 0.5½ 20 Knock back your foe with your rifle butt. Successfully striking a foe recovers ammunition for each of your other rifle skills.

Berserker icon small.png Berserker[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.pngGun 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 icon small.png Engineer[edit]

1 Hip Shot.png Rifle Burst 0.75¾ Deliver a quick burst of fire that pierces targets, followed by an explosive grenade.
1 ChainGrenade Barrage.png Rifle Burst Grenade Fire an explosive grenade from your rifle.
2 Blunderbuss.png Blunderbuss 0.5½ 6 Fire several shards of shrapnel that inflict more damage the closer you are to foes. You and nearby allies gain might.
3 Net Shot.png Net Shot 9 Immobilize foes with a net shot.
4 Overcharged Shot.png Overcharged Shot 0.5½ 14 Fire a blast so strong that it launches your foe as the recoil frees you from any movement-impairing conditions.
5 Jump Shot.png Jump Shot 1 18 Blast the ground, damaging nearby foes and leaping to your target.

Deadeye icon small.png Deadeye[edit]

1 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 ChainDeadly 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.pngDeath'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.
2 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 ChainSpotter's Shot.png Spotter's Shot 0.75¾ 3 Kneel. Fire a bullet that grants you boons and inflicts conditions on your target.
3 Double Tap.png Double Tap 0.75¾ 4 Fire two bullets that grant might if they hit your target.
3 ChainThree Round Burst.png Three Round Burst 1 4 Kneel. Fire three bullets that grant might if they hit your target.
4 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 ChainSniper's Cover.png Sniper's Cover 0.25¼ 4 Kneel. Create a barrier of shadows that blocks incoming missiles.
5 Kneel.png Kneel 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 ChainFree Action.png Free Action Kneel. Stop kneeling and move freely.

Related traits[edit]



Weapon strength[edit]

See also: Weapon strength

Related achievements[edit]

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