Marksmanship

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Marksmanship is a ranger secondary attribute.

Marksmanship increases the damage you do with bows and your chance to inflict a critical hit when using a bow. Many Ranger skills, especially bow attack skills, become more effective with higher Marksmanship.

— in-game description

Inherent effect[edit]

Increases damage you cause with bows and increases chance to infict a critical hit while wielding a bow.

For information on the damage dealt with increasing ranks, see Damage rating.

Marksmanship skills[edit]

IconNameDescriptionEnergyActivation timeRecharge timeCampaign
Arcing Shot.jpg Arcing Shot Bow Attack. Deals +10...22...25 damage. Unblockable. This arrow moves 50% slower. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0066 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Barrage.jpg Barrage Elite Bow Attack. Deals +5...17...20 damage. Hits 5 foes adjacent to your target. All your preparations are removed. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0011 Tango-recharge-darker.png Core
Body Shot.jpg Body Shot Bow Attack. Deals +5...17...20 damage. You gain 5...9...10 Energy if target foe has Cracked Armor. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png Eye of the North
Broad Head Arrow.jpg Broad Head Arrow Elite Bow Attack. Slow moving arrow. Interrupts a spell. Inflicts Dazed condition (5...17...20 seconds). 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 0 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Burning Arrow.jpg Burning Arrow Elite Bow Attack. Deals +10...26...30 damage. Inflicts Burning condition (1...6...7 seconds). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Concussion Shot.jpg Concussion Shot Bow Attack. Interrupts a spell. Interruption effect: inflicts Dazed condition (5...17...20 seconds). Hits for only 1...13...16 damage. 0 2525 Tango-energy.png 00.500.5½ Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Crippling Shot.jpg Crippling Shot Elite Bow Attack. Unblockable. Inflicts Crippled condition (1...9...11 second[s]). 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png Prophecies
Crossfire.jpg Crossfire Bow Attack. Deals +5...17...20 damage. Unblockable if target foe is near any of your allies. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Debilitating Shot.jpg Debilitating Shot Bow Attack. Causes 1...8...10 Energy loss. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Determined Shot.jpg Determined Shot Bow Attack. Deals +5...17...20 damage. Recharges your attack skills if it fails to hit. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Disrupting Accuracy.jpg Disrupting Accuracy Preparation. (36 seconds.) Interrupts an action whenever your arrows critical. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Disrupting Shot.jpg Disrupting Shot Bow Attack. Interrupts an action. Interruption effect: +10...34...40 damage if you interrupt a skill. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.500.5½ Tango-activation-darker.png 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png Eye of the North
Favorable Winds.jpg Favorable Winds Nature Ritual. Creates a level 1...8...10 spirit (30...126...150 second lifespan). Arrows move twice as fast and hit for +6 damage for creatures in range. Does not affect spirits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 055 Tango-activation-darker.png 06060 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Focused Shot.jpg Focused Shot Bow Attack. Deals +10...22...25 damage. Your other attack skills are disabled (5...3...3 seconds) if this attack hits. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Hunter's Shot.jpg Hunter's Shot Bow Attack. Inflicts Bleeding condition (3...21...25 seconds) if your target is hit. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 01010 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Keen Arrow.jpg Keen Arrow Bow Attack. Deals +5...17...20 damage. Deals +5...21...25 more damage if you land a critical hit. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0066 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Keen Arrow (PvP).jpg Keen Arrow (PvP) Bow Attack. Deals +1...4...5 damage. Deals +5...25...30 more damage if you land a critical hit. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Marauder's Shot.jpg Marauder's Shot Bow Attack. Deals +10...30...35 damage. Your non-attack skills are disabled (10 seconds) if this attack hits. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 0066 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Melandru's Shot.jpg Melandru's Shot Elite Bow Attack. Inflicts Bleeding (5...21...25 seconds). Deals +10...22...25 damage and inflicts Crippled (5...13...15 seconds) if target foe was moving or knocked down. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Needling Shot.jpg Needling Shot Bow Attack. Fast-moving arrow. Deals 10...26...30 damage. Recharges instantly if target foe is below 50% Health. Your other attack skills are disabled (2 seconds). 0 055 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Penetrating Attack.jpg Penetrating Attack Bow Attack. Deals +5...21...25 damage. 10% armor penetration. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Prophecies
Penetrating Attack (PvP).jpg Penetrating Attack (PvP) Bow Attack. Deals +3...9...10 damage. 10% armor penetration. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png Prophecies
Pin Down.jpg Pin Down Bow Attack. Inflicts Crippled condition (3...13...15 seconds). 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 0 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Power Shot.jpg Power Shot Bow Attack. Target foe takes 25...45...50 damage. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 0033 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Precision Shot.jpg Precision Shot Bow Attack. Deals +3...9...10 damage. Unblockable. Easily Interrupted. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0066 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Prepared Shot.jpg Prepared Shot Elite Bow Attack. Deals +10...22...25 damage. You gain 1...7...9 Energy if you have a preparation active. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0066 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Punishing Shot.jpg Punishing Shot Elite Bow Attack. Deals +10...18...20 damage. Interrupts an action. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.500.5½ Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png Prophecies
Rapid Fire.jpg Rapid Fire Preparation. (5...21...25 seconds.) You attack 33% faster while wielding a bow. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png Eye of the North
Read the Wind.jpg Read the Wind Preparation. (24 seconds). +3...9...10 damage. Your arrows move twice as fast. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Read the Wind (PvP).jpg Read the Wind (PvP) Preparation. (24 seconds). Your arrows move twice as fast. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 01212 Tango-recharge-darker.png Core
Savage Shot.jpg Savage Shot Bow Attack. Interrupts an action. Interruption effect: deals +13...25...28 damage if action was a spell. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.500.5½ Tango-activation-darker.png 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png Tango-quest-icon.png Core
Screaming Shot.jpg Screaming Shot Bow Attack. Deals +10...22...25 damage. Inflicts Bleeding condition (5...17...20 seconds) if target foe is within earshot. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png Nightfall
Seeking Arrows.jpg Seeking Arrows Preparation. (3...12...14 seconds.) Your arrows are unblockable. Ends if you fail to hit. 0 1515 Tango-energy.png 02.002 Tango-activation-darker.png 02020 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Sloth Hunter's Shot.jpg Sloth Hunter's Shot Bow Attack. Deals +10...22...25 damage. Deals +10...30...35 more damage if target foe is not using a skill. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 0088 Tango-recharge-darker.png Eye of the North
Sloth Hunter's Shot (PvP).jpg Sloth Hunter's Shot (PvP) Bow Attack. Deals +5...17...20 damage. Deals +5...13...15 more damage if target foe is not using a skill. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 01515 Tango-recharge-darker.png Eye of the North
Splinter Shot.jpg Splinter Shot Bow Attack. Deals +3...13...15 damage. Deals 5...53...65 damage to adjacent foes if blocked. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 0 0055 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Sundering Attack.jpg Sundering Attack Bow Attack. Deals +5...21...25 damage. 10% armor penetration. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 00.750.75¾ Tango-activation-darker.png 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Sundering Attack (PvP).jpg Sundering Attack (PvP) Bow Attack. Deals +3...9...10 damage. 10% armor penetration. 0 1010 Tango-energy.png 01.001 Tango-activation-darker.png 0044 Tango-recharge-darker.png Factions
Volley.jpg Volley Bow Attack. Deals +1...8...10 damage. Hits up to 3 foes adjacent to your target. All your preparations are removed. 0 055 Tango-energy.png 0 0022 Tango-recharge-darker.png Eye of the North