Archer is proficient in dealing high damage from long range distance and possess dodging nature and abilities to avoid getting hit by monsters. In order to use skills, you'll have to equip a bow for your archer.
There are total of 24 skills available for archer class. 2 of the basic skills will be obtained in the beginning of the game after you've created your character (Arrow skill and Backstep skill), and you can learn the other 22 skill abilities from Tactics Instructor after you've reached certain level.
Almost all Archer skills can be enhanced, improved and upgraded using a glyph (except for Eagle's Eye skill). Enhancing Skills will cost you some glyph points which maxed at 50 pts based on the level of your character.
Here is the full complete list of Archer skills:
Archer Arrow Skill:
Arrow Level Requirement: 1
Arrow Glyphs: Sap, Piercing, Slowing
Arrow Skill Guide:
- Shoot one arrow at a time to your target at a maximum range of 19m. Damage dealt is based on shooting distance (deal more damage to nearer targets).
Archer Backstep Skill:
Backstep Level Requirement: 1
Backstep Glyphs: Energy
Backstep Skill Guide:
- Swiftly move back backwards to avoid getting hit.
Archer Arrow Volley Skill:
Arrow Volley Level Requirement: 2
Arrow Volley Glyphs: Multiplication, Influence, Blaze (Stunning Trap), Blaze (Penetrating Arrow)
Arrow Volley Skill Guide:
- Once you've pressed the skill, move your mouse over your targets to lock on a maximum of 5 targets located in the rage of 18m. Just press the skill once again to fire your arrows to targeted enemies.
Archer Penetrating Arrow Skill:
Penetrating Arrow Level Requirement: 4
Penetrating Arrow Glyphs: Slick, Power, Longshot
Penetrating Arrow Skill Guide:
- Hold down the skill key to slowly charge up the attack power of your arrow and shoot up to 4 targets at once within 18m on skill release (higher damage towards nearer targets).
Archer Slow Trap Skill:
Slow Trap Level Requirement: 6
Slow Trap Glyphs: Lingering
Slow Trap Skill Guide:
- Place traps to slow down the movement speed (70%) of your enemies. Each trap will be active for 15 seconds if doesn't get triggered.
Archer Close Quarters Skill:
Close Quarters Level Requirement: 8
Close Quarters Glyphs: Fleetfoot, Lingering, Persistence
Close Quarters Skill Guide:
- Hit your enemy within melee range. Pressing the skill twice will give you stun ability on the second attack.
Archer Breakaway Bolt Skill:
Breakaway Bolt Level Requirement: 10
Breakaway Bolt Glyphs: Energy, Powerlink, Fleetfoot, Slowing
Breakaway Bolt Skill Guide:
- Fire an arrow that will cause explosion to the target in the range of 4m and then move backward.
Archer Retaliate Skill:
Retaliate Level Requirement: 12
Retaliate Glyphs: Power, Energy
Retaliate Skill Guide:
- Jump up immediately when you're attacking your enemy (only usable on knocked down status).
Archer Rapid Fire Skill:
Rapid Fire Level Requirement: 14
Rapid Fire Glyphs: Persistence, Spirit
Rapid Fire Skill Guide:
- Shoot a maximum of 7 arrows within 18m by holding this skill (damage dealt depending on the shooting range).
Archer Radiant Arrow Skill:
Radiant Arrow Level Requirement: 18
Radiant Arrow Glyphs: Longshot, Slick, Pump, Sanative
Radiant Arrow Skill Guide:
- Hold down the skill to charge and power up your arrow and shoot on target within 18m upon skill released (closer target takes more damage).
Archer Poison Arrow Skill:
Poison Arrow Level Requirement: 22
Poison Arrow Glyphs: Blaze, Lingering
Poison Arrow Skill Guide:
- Fire a poisonous arrow to a target within 18m with 270 poison damage inflicted in every 2 seconds and lasts for 12 seconds (deal more damage to closer targets).
Archer Final Salvo Skill:
Final Salvo Level Requirement: 24
Final Salvo Glyphs: Persistence, Blaze
Final Salvo Skill Guide:
- Holding the skill and fire a maximum of 5 arrows within 18m range (reduces damage for targets in max range). This is a chain skill and only usable after you've used Radiant Arrow skill or Penetrating Arrow skill.
Archer Incendiary Trap Skill:
Incendiary Trap Level Requirement: 26
Incendiary Trap Glyphs: Power, Powerlink
Incendiary Trap Skill Guide:
- Damages victims stepped on the trap and its nearby enemies. Trap actives for a duration of 12 seconds.
Archer Stunning Trap Skill:
Stunning Trap Level Requirement: 26
Stunning Trap Glyphs: Lingering, Blaze
Stunning Trap Skill Guide:
- When the trap is triggered, it will stagger its victims. Trap actives for a duration of 20 seconds.
Archer Velik's Mark Skill:
Velik's Mark Level Requirement: 30
Velik's Mark Glyphs: Influence, Lingering, Blaze
Velik's Mark Skill Guide:
- Mark and focus on a specific target in the range of 23m for 25 seconds. 10% additional damage will be dealt on the marked or focused target.
Archer Feign Death Skill:
Feign Death Level Requirement: 38
Feign Death Glyphs: Energy, Regeneration
Feign Death Skill Guide:
- Pretends to be dead by deceiving your enemies. Activating this skill will cancel all your aggro status. Skill lasts up to a maximum of 1 minute (or ended when you cast a skill or receive damage).
Archer Web Arrow Skill:
Web Arrow Level Requirement: 42
Web Arrow Glyphs: Lingering, Fleetwork
Web Arrow Skill Guide:
- Fire an arrow to a target within 18m by dealing damage with crippling effect that slow down the movement speed of the target by 20% for a duration of 5 seconds (power is depending on the range of your target).
Archer Eagle's Eye Skill:
Eagle's Eye Level Requirement: 48
Eagle's Eye Glyphs: -
Eagle's Eye Skill Guide:
- Increases your character's power by 50 and deals 20% extra damage when you hit other players. When this skill is in active state, there is a 200% decrease in movement speed as well as 10 MP consumption per second (this skill cannot be activated together with Sniper's Eye).
Archer Sniper's Eye Skill:
Sniper's Eye Level Requirement: 48
Sniper's Eye Glyphs: Influence
Sniper's Eye Skill Guide:
- Increases your character's power by 50% and deals 20% extra damage when you hit other players. When this skill is in active state, there is a 15% decrease in attack speed as well as 100 MP consumption per second (this skill cannot be activated together with using Eagle's Eye).
Archer Restraining Arrow Skill:
Restraining Arrow Level Requirement: 54
Restraining Arrow Glyphs: Lingering, Energy, Sap
Restraining Arrow Skill Guide:
- Fire an arrow that cause damage and decreases movement speed and attack speed of your target by 500% that lasts for 4 seconds (Deal more damage to closer targets).
Archer Rain of Arrows Skill:
Rain of Arrows Level Requirement: 58
Rain of Arrows Glyphs: Energy, Power
Rain of Arrows Skill Guide:
- Fire multiple arrows into the sky and damage all the targets within an area in the circle where the arrows descended as far as 15m.
Archer Concussion Trap Skill:
Concussion Trap Level Requirement: 60
Concussion Trap Glyphs: Energy
Concussion Trap Skill Guide:
- Place a trap in the range of 15m that will stun surrounding enemies together with the target upon activated. The trap actives for a duration of 10 seconds.
Archer Ensnaring Trap Skill:
Ensnaring Trap Level Requirement: 60
Ensnaring Trap Glyphs: Energy
Ensnaring Trap Skill Guide:
- Place a trap in the range of 15m that will slow down surrounding enemies together with the target upon activated. The trap actives for a duration of 10 seconds.
Archer Explosion Trap Skill:
Explosion Trap Level Requirement: 60
Explosion Trap Glyphs: Power
Explosion Trap Skill Guide:
- Place a trap in the range of 15m that will cause explosive damage to surrounding enemies together with the target upon activated. The trap actives for a duration of 10 seconds.
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