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Bowmaster (Red line) is a Hunter Trait Tree. The other two trait trees of this class are Huntsman and Trapper of Foes.

A stationary, long-ranged Hunter dealing great damage.
A stationary, high-impact line that rains bursts of damage upon the assailant, using a rhythm of generating and consuming Focus to maximize DPS.
Skills Earned:
Pinning Shot-icon.png Pinning Shot
Needful Haste:
Your attacks have a 15% chance to grant:
-.5s Swift Bow Induction
-25% Attack Duration
Duration: 15s

+10 max distance for all ranged skills


These skills are acquired by spending trait points in the Bowmaster (red) trait tree. You can only obtain the Set skills if you specialize in this tree.

Skill Category Focus Range Induct / Cool Source
Pinning Shot-icon.png Pinning Shot Ranged Damage + Root -3 Focus 30m - / 8s Set: Initial Skill
Heart Seeker-icon.png Heart Seeker Ranged Damage 40m 2s / 50s Trait: Heart Seeker (Trait)-icon.png Heart Seeker
Rain of Arrows-icon.png Rain of Arrows Ranged Damage -5 Focus 40m - / 12s Trait: Rain of Arrows-icon.png Rain of Arrows
Burn Hot-icon.png Burn Hot Buff Self - / 1m 30s Trait: Burn Hot (Trait)-icon.png Burn Hot
Upshot-icon.png Upshot Ranged Damage -9 Focus 40m - / 15s Trait: Upshot-icon.png Upshot

Set Bonuses

Set Bonus Description Source
Swift Release (Huntsman)-icon.png Swift Release Improves skills Barbed Arrow and Split Shot Set: 5+ total ranks
Shoot to Kill (Bowmaster)-icon.png Shoot to Kill Buff Set: 10+ total ranks
Archer's Mark (Bowmaster)-icon.png Archer's Mark Buff Set: 15+ total ranks
Haemorrhaging Shot (Bowmaster)-icon.png Haemorrhaging Shot Buff Set: 20+ total ranks
Swift Mercy (Bowmaster)-icon.png Swift Mercy Improves the skill Merciful Shot Set: 25+ total ranks
Hidden Stalker (Bowmaster)-icon.png Hidden Stalker Improves the skill Camouflage Set: 30+ total ranks
Marksman (Bowmaster)-icon.png Marksman Improves the skills Heart Seeker and Upshot Set: 35+ total ranks


Trait Description Source
True Shot (Trait)-icon.png True Shot Improves Penetrating Shot Trait: 0+ ranks
Critical Eye (Trait)-icon.png Critical Eye Buff Trait: 0+ ranks
Fast Draw (Trait)-icon.png Fast Draw Improves Quick Shot Trait: 0+ ranks
Heart Seeker (Trait)-icon.png Heart Seeker Gain skill Heart Seeker Trait: 5+ ranks
Draw Weight (Trait)-icon.png Draw Weight Buff Trait: 5+ ranks
Swift Mercy (Bowmaster)-icon.png Swift and True Improves Swift Bow Trait: 5+ ranks
Low Cut-icon.png Quick Escape Improves Low Cut Trait: 10+ ranks
Strength (Trait)-icon.png Strength Improves Stance: Strength Trait: 10+ ranks
In for the Kill (Trait)-icon.png In For The Kill Improves Heart Seeker Trait: 15+ ranks, Heart Seeker (2)
Mercy Kill (Trait)-icon.png Mercy Kill Improves Merciful Shot Trait: 15+ ranks
Rain of Arrows-icon.png Rain of Arrows Gain skill Rain of Arrows Trait: 15+ ranks
Quick Draw-icon.png Quick Draw Buff Trait: 20+ ranks
Burn Hot (Trait)-icon.png Burn Hot Gain skill Burn Hot Trait: 20+ ranks
Bodkin Arrows (Trait)-icon.png Bodkin Arrows Buff Trait: 25+ ranks
Deadly Precision (Trait)-icon.png Deadly Precision Buff Trait: 25+ ranks, Critical Eye (2)
Rain of Arrows-icon.png Hail of Arrows Improves Rain of Arrows Trait: 25+ ranks, Rain of Arrows (2)
Upshot-icon.png Upshot Gain skill Upshot Trait: 30+ ranks
Plant Feet-icon.png Plant Feet Gain +5% to Evade Chance after standing still for 1.5s Trait: 30+ ranks