|Long Shots I||5|
|Hawk Eye I||30|
|Long Shots II||34|
|Hasty Retreat I||41|
|Hawk Eye II||46|
|Hasty Retreat II||50||Rapid Fire|
The Bow skill line is granted the first time you kill an enemy with a bow equipped. You can increase your skill by engaging in combat with a bow equipped, or by having Bow skills slotted. The more skills you have slotted, the faster your skill will increase. Wood Elves are naturally gifted with bows, and will learn the ability more quickly than other races. In addition, you can earn free levels in the skill line by reading Skill Books, which may be found randomly on bookshelves anywhere. The skill books which increase Bow are:
Bows have an associated skill line that is revealed through use of a Bow. Known abilities are listed below. Notes
- The numbers displayed here are the base values for the skills. Magicka/Stamina Cost is based on a character of Level 50 160. Damage values are based on Max Magicka/Stamina 12000, Max Health 16000, and Weapon/Spell Damage 1000. The actual numbers you see in the game may depend on a variety of factors, including skill line rank, your equipped weapons and armor, other skills, enchantments, etc. As such, they should only be used as a comparative reference.
These abilities must be activated manually, for a cost of Ultimate.
|Name||Line Rank||Cast Time||Target||Range||Radius||Duration||Cost|
|Rapid Fire||50||Instant||Enemy||28 meters||–||175 Ultimate|
|Unleash a barrage of arrows at an enemy, dealing [22476 / 22714 / 22969 / 23210] Physical Damage over 4 seconds. You can move at full speed and are immune to all disabling effects while channeling this attack.|
|Toxic Barrage||Deals Poison Damage. Dealing damage with the attack injects them with poison, dealing additional damage over time.
Unleash a barrage of arrows at an enemy, dealing 23260 Poison Damage over 4 seconds. After dealing damage you poison the enemy, dealing an additional [11630 / 11752 / 11883 / 12001] Poison Damage over 8 seconds after a 1 second delay. You can move at full speed and are immune to all disabling effects while channeling this attack.
|Ballista||Summon a turret to channel the attack for you, but for less damage.
Channel Time: Instant, Duration: 5 seconds, Range: 25 meters.
Summon a turret to unleash a barrage of arrows at an enemy, dealing [20128 / 20367 / 20596 / 20786] Physical Damage over 5 seconds.
These abilities must be activated manually, while a bow is equipped, for a cost.
|Name||Line Rank||Cast Time||Target||Range||Radius||Duration||Cost|
|Snipe||2||0.8 seconds||Enemy||35 meters||–||2700 Stamina|
|Plant a masterfully aimed arrow in an enemy's vital spot, dealing [3106 / 3142 / 3174 / 3207] Physical Damage.|
|Lethal Arrow||Deals Poison Damage and always applies the Poisoned status effect. Also applies Minor Defile to the enemy, reducing their healing received.
Plant a masterfully aimed arrow in an enemy's vital spot, dealing [3206 / 3242 / 3277 / 3314] Poison Damage and applying the Poisoned status effect. Also afflicts enemy with Minor Defile, which reduces their healing received and Health Recovery by 8% for 4 seconds.
|Focused Aim||Increases the range. Enemies who are hit are inflicted with Minor Breach, reducing their and . Reduces cost as ability ranks up.
Cost: [2700 / 2610 / 2520 / 2430] Stamina, Range: 40 meters.
Plant a masterfully aimed arrow in an enemy's vital spot, dealing 3206 Physical Damage. Also inflicts Minor Breach on the enemy, reducing their and by 2974 for 10 seconds.
|Volley||4||Instant||Ground||28 meters||5 meters||10 seconds||3510 Stamina|
|Launch a multitude of arrows into the sky to rain down, dealing [498 / 504 / 510 / 515] Physical Damage to enemies in the target area every 1 second for 8 seconds, after a 2 second delay.|
|Endless Hail||Increases the duration.
Duration: [11 / 12 / 13 / 14] seconds.
Launch a multitude of arrows into the sky to rain down, dealing 516 Physical Damage to enemies in the target area every 1 second for [9 / 10 / 11 / 12] seconds, after a 2 second delay.
|Arrow Barrage||Increases the radius and damage done.
Radius: 7 meters.
Launch a multitude of arrows into the sky to rain down, dealing [619 / 626 / 634 / 640] Physical Damage to enemies in the target area every 1 second for 8 seconds, after a 2 second delay.
|Scatter Shot||14||Instant||Enemy||22 meters||–||3780 Stamina|
|Blast an enemy with an explosive arrow, dealing [1796 / 1814 / 1832 / 1855] Physical Damage, knocking them back 8 meters.|
|Magnum Shot||Deals increased damage and reduces the cost.
Cost: 3510 Stamina.
Blast an enemy with an explosive arrow, dealing [2227 / 2255 / 2278 / 2303] Physical Damage and knocking them back 8 meters.
|Draining Shot||Heals you if enemy is successfully hit, but snares them instead of stunning.
Blast an enemy with an enchanted arrow, dealing 1861 Physical Damage and reducing their movement speed by 60% for 3 seconds. If the enemy is hit, you heal for [3097 / 3133 / 3168 / 3198].
|Arrow Spray||20||Instant||Area||–||20 meters||–||3510 Stamina|
|Fire a burst of arrows in one shot, dealing [2248 / 2271 / 2297 / 2321] Physical Damage to enemies in front of you.|
|Bombard||Immobilizes enemies hit and reduces the cost as the ability ranks up.
Cost: [3510 / 3420 / 3330 / 3240] Stamina, Duration: 1 second.
Fire a burst of arrows in one shot, dealing 2326 Physical Damage to enemies in front of you. Enemies hit are immobilized for 4 seconds.
|Acid Spray||Deals Poison Damage and adds additional damage over time.
Duration: 4 seconds.
Fire a burst of arrows in one shot, dealing 2326 Poison Damage to enemies in front of you, and dealing an additional [1676 / 1696 / 1708 / 1740] Poison Damage over 4 seconds.
|Poison Arrow||38||Instant||Enemy||28 meters||–||2700 Stamina|
|Shoot an arrow coated in Baandari poison at an enemy, dealing [1498 / 1515 / 1530 / 1548] Poison Damage and an additional [2997 / 3023 / 3053 / 3090] Poison Damage over 10 seconds.|
|Venom Arrow||Interrupts enemies hit if they are casting. Grants Major Brutality and Sorcery after casting. Reduces cost as ability ranks up
Cost: [2700 / 2610 / 2520 / 2430] Stamina.
Shoot an arrow coated in Shadowscale poison at an enemy, dealing 1548 Poison Damage and an additional 3097 Poison Damage over 10 seconds. If the enemy hit is casting an ability they are interrupted, set Off Balance, and stunned for 3 seconds. After casting you gain Major Brutality and Sorcery, increasing your Weapon and Spell Damage for 10 seconds.
|Poison Injection||Deals additional damage to low health enemies.
Shoot an arrow coated in Baandari poison at an enemy, dealing 1548 Poison Damage and an additional 3097 Poison Damage over 10 seconds. Deals up to [85 / 90 / 95 / 100]% more damage to enemies under 50% Health.
Passive abilities are active all the time, so long as a bow is equipped.
|Name||Line Rank||Skill Rank||Description|
|Long Shots||5||Gives you a damage bonus of up to 6% against enemies at longer range.|
|34||Gives you a damage bonus of up to 12% against enemies at longer range.|
|Accuracy||10||Increases your Critical Chance rating by 657.|
|25||Increases your Critical Chance rating by 1314.|
|Ranger||17||Reduces the Stamina cost of Bow abilities by 7%.|
|28||Reduces the Stamina cost of Bow abilities by 15%.|
|Hawk Eye||30||Dealing damage with a Light or Heavy Attack increases the damage of your Bow abilities by 2% for 5 seconds, stacking up to 5 times.|
|46||Dealing damage with a Light or Heavy Attack increases the damage of your Bow abilities by 5% for 5 seconds, stacking up to 5 times.|
|Hasty Retreat||41||Grants you Major Expedition for 2 seconds after you use Roll Dodge. Major Expedition increases your Movement Speed by 30%.|
|50||Grants you Major Expedition for 4 seconds after you use Roll Dodge. Major Expedition increases your Movement Speed by 30%.|