Harpoon gun

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the weapon type. For other uses, see Speargun.
Profession Usability
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian 0No
Revenant tango icon 20px.png Revenant 0No
Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior 1Yes
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer 1Yes
Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger 1Yes
Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief 1Yes
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist 0No
Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Mesmer 0No
Necromancer tango icon 20px.png Necromancer 0No

The harpoon gun is a long range mechanical aquatic weapon.

The weapon strength of a level 80 harpoon gun at different rarities is listed below.

Rarity Weapon Strength
Min Max Midpoint
BBasic 551 609 580
CFine 690 762 726
DMasterwork 745 823 784
ERare 802 886 844
FExotic 905 1000 952.5
GAscended
HLegendary
950 1050 1000
PvP[1] 872 969 922.5


Crafted by: Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman

Skills by profession[edit]

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

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Forceful Shot.png
 Forceful Shot
10.75¾ 8 Burst. Fire a forceful shot. Damage increases with adrenaline level.
1
Mariner's Shot.png
 Mariner's Shot
0.25¼ Shoot your foe from long range. The farther the shot goes, the more damage it does.
2
Puncture Shot (warrior).png
 Puncture Shot
0.25¼ 3 Make your foe vulnerable with a shot to their vitals.
3
Split Shot.png
 Split Shot
0.25¼ 8 Your shot splits into a spread of harpoons that each bleed your target.
4
Knot Shot.png
 Knot Shot
0.5½ 15 Evade backward and fire a shot that immobilizes your foe.
5
Repeating Shot.png
 Repeating Shot
10.25¼ 25 Fire multiple shots that push back your foe.

Berserker tango icon 20px.png Berserker[edit]

F1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Burning Shackles.png
 Burning Shackles
10.75¾ 5 Primal Burst. Fire a fast, forceful shot that immobilizes and burns foes.

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer[edit]

1
Homing Torpedo.png
 Homing Torpedo
1 Fire a shot that homes in on your foe and detonates an area around them.
2
Scatter Mines.png
 Scatter Mines
0.25¼ 10 Fire out a spread of explosive mines at your enemy.
3
Capture Line.png
 Capture Line
0.25¼ 12 Cast out a towline and drag your foe toward you.
4
Timed Charge.png
 Timed Charge
0.25¼ 15 Fire a timed charge at your target, damaging and burning nearby foes when it detonates.
5
Net Shot.png
 Net Wall
0.25¼ 18 Launch a deployable net wall to immobilize foes caught within.
5 Net Wall, Deploy Net Wall chainRedirect Arrow.png
Deploy Net Wall.png
 Deploy Net Wall
Deploy the net wall at its current location, immobilizing foes caught within.

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger[edit]

1
Splinter Shot.png
 Splinter Shot
0.25¼ Shoot a spear that splinters around your target, striking and bleeding multiple foes.
2
Coral Shot.png
 Coral Shot
0.25¼ 10 Shoot a spear that collects sharp coral as it travels, causing more bleeding the farther it goes and cripples.
3
Feeding Frenzy (ranger skill).png
 Feeding Frenzy
1 10 Drive piranhas into a feeding frenzy around your foe. Apply fury to your pet.
4
Mercy Shot.png
 Mercy Shot
0.25¼ 12 Fire a shot that strikes for more damage the less health your target has.
5
Ink Blast.png
 Ink Blast
0.5½ 18 Retreat backwards, leaving a blinding trail in your wake.

Thief tango icon 20px.png Thief[edit]

1
Piercing Shot.png
 Piercing Shot
0.25¼ Bleed multiple foes in a line with a piercing shot.
1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
The Ripper.png
 The Ripper
0.75¾ 1 Stealth Attack. Fire a shot from stealth to bleed your target.
2
Deluge.png
 Deluge
10.25¼ 5 Fire four shots at your foe.
3
Poison Tip Strike.png
 Escape
0.5½ 4 Shoot a harpoon and retreat, leaving a trail of poison.
4
Disabling Shot (thief harpoon gun skill).png
 Disabling Shot
1 4 Fire a harpoon that cripples your foe.
5
Ink Shot.png
 Ink Shot
0.25¼ 5 Shoot an ink shot that blinds foes in a line. Detonate the shot and shadowstep to it.
5 Ink Shot, Smoke Trail chainRedirect Arrow.png
Smoke Trail.png
 Smoke Trail
Detonate your ink shot and shadowstep to it. Gain stealth if enemies are struck by this skill.

Deadeye tango icon 20px.png Deadeye[edit]

1 Chain Arrow Toolbelt.png
Malicious Ripper.png
 Malicious Ripper
0.75¾ 1 Stealth Attack. Fire a shot while in stealth to bleed your target. Consumes all malice when striking your mark to add additional bleeding stacks.

Related traits[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Originally Harpoon gun was known as Speargun. This is seen in the achievement Speargun Master as only kills with a harpoon gun count towards it.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Uses the weapon strength of an exotic level 78 harpoon gun