Short bow

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

Short bow

Living Short Bow concept art.jpg

Short bow concept art.

The short bow is a mid-range, two-handed weapon with a high attack rate and ability to apply conditions.

Skills by profession[edit]

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

Renegade tango icon 20px.png Renegade[edit]

0.5½ Release an arrow that shatters upon striking, inflicting bleeding on nearby foes.
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 Bloodbane Path
1 3 Conjure a portal through the Mists and fire barbed arrows to strike from unexpected directions at your enemy.
0.25¼ 7 Conjure a focused volley of arrows to harass your foes.
0.5½ 9 Create a debilitating zone by firing a volley of flaming arrows at an area.
0.75¾ 12 Unleash a fiery edge to ignite and knock down your enemies.

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger[edit]

Fire an arrow that bleeds your target. Attacks are stronger from behind or from the side.
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 Poison Volley
0.25¼ 8 Fire a spread of five poison arrows. Poison lasts longer if you are flanking or behind the target.
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 Quick Shot
0.25¼ 8 Fire a quick shot in an evasive retreat. Gain swiftness. This can be used while retreating.
Crippling Shot.png
 Crippling Shot
12 Fire an arrow that cripples your target. If you are flanking or behind your target, immobilize them. Your pet's next three attacks inflict bleeding.
Concussion Shot.png
 Concussion Shot
0.25¼ 25 Daze your foe with an arrow. Stun them if you hit from behind or from the side.

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief[edit]

Trick Shot.png
 Trick Shot
0.25¼ Bounce an arrow between multiple nearby foes. This attack deals increased damage to poisoned foes.
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Surprise Shot.png
 Surprise Shot
0.25¼ 1 Stealth Attack. Shoot an arrow that immobilizes your foe.
Cluster Bomb.png
 Cluster Bomb
0.5½ 3 Fire a cluster bomb at the target area. Detonate in midair for multiple explosions.
2 Chain
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 Detonate Cluster
1 Detonate your cluster bomb in midair.
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 Disabling Shot
0.25¼ 4 Do an evasive leap away from your foe while firing a crippling shot.
Choking Gas.png
 Choking Gas
0.5½ 4 Fire an arrow that fills the target area with a poisonous cloud. Foes at or above the poison threshold are dazed.
(The same foe cannot be dazed more than once per interval.)
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 Infiltrator's Arrow
6 Fire an arrow and shadowstep to the target area, blinding nearby foes.

Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Deadeye[edit]

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Malicious Surprise Shot.png
 Malicious Surprise Shot
0.25¼ 1 Stealth Attack. Shoot an arrow that immobilizes your foe. If the arrow hits your marked target, it consumes all malice and splinters, firing new arrows at nearby foes for each malice consumed.

Related traits[edit]



Weapon strength[edit]

See also: Weapon strength


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