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Bard

Bard Icon 4.pngBard (BRD)  Dpsroleicon.png
The Armoury
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The word "bard" ordinarily puts folk in mind of those itinerant minstrels, fair of voice and nimble of finger, who earn their coin performing in taverns and the halls of great lords. Few know, however, that bards in fact trace their origins back to the bowmen of eld, who sang in the heat of battle to fortify the spirits of their companions.
In time, their impassioned songs came to hold sway over the hearts of men, inspiring their comrades to great feats and granting peace unto those who lay upon the precipice of death.
Guild: Quiver's Hold
Role: DPSroleicon.png DPS
Stats: Dexterity
Weapons: Bow
Unlock Quest: A Song of Bards and Bowmen
Equippable Actions
Archer
Pugilist
Lancer
Archer (30)
Pugilist (15)
Bard
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Level Name   Description
&000000000000003000000030 Quest Icon.png Mage's BalladMage's Ballad Icon.png Mage's Ballad
(Song)
Refreshes own MP and the MP of all nearby party members while lowering own damage dealt by 10%.
MP is drained while singing.
Refresh effect is lost if party members move out of hearing distance, and ends upon reuse.
Cannot be used with other songs.

Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000003500000035 Quest Icon.png Foe RequiemFoe Requiem Icon.png Foe Requiem
(Song)
Reduces all enemy magic resistance by 10%.
MP is drained while singing.
Effect is lost if targets move out of hearing distance, and ends upon reuse.
Cannot be used with other songs.

Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000004000000040 Quest Icon.png Army's PaeonArmy's Paeon Icon.png Army's Paeon
(Song)
Refreshes own TP and the TP of all nearby party members while lowering own damage dealt by 10%. MP is drained while singing. Refresh effect is lost if party members move out of hearing distance, and ends upon reuse. Cannot be used with other songs.
Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000004500000045 Quest Icon.png Rain of DeathRain of Death Icon.png Rain of Death
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100 to target and enemies near it.
Additional Effect: Lowers target's evasion by 10%
Duration: 20s
Shares a recast timer with Bloodletter.
Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000005000000050 Quest Icon.png Battle VoiceBattle Voice Icon.png Battle Voice
(Ability)
Doubles the effectiveness of Mage's Ballad, Foe Requiem, and Army's Paeon on party members and enemies.
Duration: 30s

Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000005200000052 Quest Icon.png Wanderer's MinuetWanderer's Minuet Icon.png Wanderer's Minuet
(Ability)
Increases damage dealt by 30% while ceasing auto-attack and adding cast time to all archer and bard weaponskills.
Can be used with other songs.
Effect ends upon reuse.

Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000005400000054 Quest Icon.png Empyreal ArrowEmpyreal Arrow Icon.png Empyreal Arrow
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 230.
Can only be executed while under the effect of the Wanderer's Minuet.
This weaponskill does not share a recast timer with any other actions.

Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000005600000056 Quest Icon.png Iron JawsIron Jaws Icon.png Iron Jaws
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
Can only be executed while under the effect of the Wanderer's Minuet.
Additional Effect: If the target is suffering from a Venomous Bite or Windbite effect inflicted by you, the effect timer is reset.
Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000005800000058 Quest Icon.png Warden's PaeanWarden's Paean Icon.png Warden's Paean
(Ability)
Removes a single detrimental effect from a party member or pet.
Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
&000000000000006000000060 Quest Icon.png SidewinderSidewinder Icon.png Sidewinder
(Ability)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.
Additional Effect: If the target is suffering from a Venomous Bite or Windbite effect inflicted by you, Sidewinder's potency is increased to 175 for one effect, or 260 for both.
Affinity:
Bard Icon 3.png
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Level Name   Description Acquisition
&0000000000000001000000 Heavy ShotHeavy Shot Icon.png Heavy Shot
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 150. ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&0000000000000002000000 Straight ShotStraight Shot Icon.png Straight Shot
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 140.
Additional Effect: Increases critical hit rate by 10%
Duration: 20s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&0000000000000004000000 Raging StrikesRaging Strikes Icon.png Raging Strikes
(Ability)
Increases damage dealt by 20%.
Duration: 20s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&0000000000000006000000 Venomous BiteVenomous Bite Icon.png Venomous Bite
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100. Additional Effect: Venom
Potency: 40
Duration: 9s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&0000000000000008000000 Misery's EndMisery's End Icon.png Misery's End
(Ability)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 190.
Can only be executed when target's HP is below 20%.
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000001000000010  ShadowbindShadowbind Icon.png Shadowbind
(Ability)
Binds target.
Duration: 10s
Cancels auto-attack upon execution.
Target unbound if damage taken.
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000001200000012  BloodletterBloodletter Icon.png Bloodletter
(Ability)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 150.
Shares a recast timer with Rain of Death.
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000001500000015 Quest Icon.png Repelling ShotRepelling Shot Icon.png Repelling Shot
(Ability)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 80.
Cannot be executed while bound.

Additional Effect: 10-yalm backstep

ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000001800000018  Quick NockQuick Nock Icon.png Quick Nock
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 110 to all enemies in a cone before you. ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000002200000022  SwiftsongSwiftsong Icon.png Swiftsong
(Spell)
Increases movement speed of self and nearby party members as long as they remain within hearing distance.
Effect ends upon reuse or when enmity is generated.
Cannot be used in battle or with other songs.
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000002600000026  Hawk's EyeHawk's Eye Icon.png Hawk's Eye
(Ability)
Increases DEX by 15% and guarantees that all attacks land.
Duration: 20s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000003000000030 Quest Icon.png WindbiteWindbite Icon.png Windbite
(Weaponskill)
Deals wind damage with a potency of 60.
Additional Effect: Wind damage over time
Potency: 50
Duration: 18s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000003400000034  Quelling StrikesQuelling Strikes Icon.png Quelling Strikes
(Ability)
Reduces enmity generation.
Duration: 15s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000003800000038  BarrageBarrage Icon.png Barrage
(Ability)
Multiplies the number of non-critical strikes for a single-target weaponskill by 2. Additional effects added only once.
Duration: 10s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000004200000042  Blunt ArrowBlunt Arrow Icon.png Blunt Arrow
(Ability)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100. Additional Effect: Silence
Duration: 1s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000004600000046  Flaming ArrowFlaming Arrow Icon.png Flaming Arrow
(Ability)
Sets the ground ablaze, dealing damage with a potency of 40 to any enemies who enter the flames.
Duration: 30s
ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
&000000000000005000000050  Wide VolleyWide Volley Icon.png Wide Volley
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 110 to target and enemies near it. ArcherArcher Icon 3.png
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Level Name   Description Acquisition
&0000000000000001000000 Big ShotBig Shot Icon.png Big Shot
(Limit Break Level 1)
Attack to all targets in a straight line for 30y.Information Needed AdventurerAdventurer Icon 3.png
&0000000000000001000000 DesperadoDesperado Icon.png Desperado
(Limit Break Level 2)
Attack to all targets in a straight line for 30y.Information Needed AdventurerAdventurer Icon 3.png
&0000000000000001000000 Saggitarius ArrowSaggitarius Arrow Icon.png Saggitarius Arrow
(Limit Break Level 3)
Attack to all targets in a straight line for 30y.Information Needed AdventurerAdventurer Icon 3.png
&0000000000000002000000 FeintFeint Icon.png Feint
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 120.
Additional Effect: Slow +20%
Duration: 10s (PvP 6s)
LancerLancer Icon 3.png
&0000000000000004000000 FeatherfootFeatherfoot Icon.png Featherfoot
(Ability)
Increases evasion by 12%.
Duration: 15s
PugilistPugilist Icon 3.png
&0000000000000006000000 Keen FlurryKeen Flurry Icon.png Keen Flurry
(Ability)
Increases parry rate by 40%.
Duration: 20s
LancerLancer Icon 3.png
&0000000000000008000000 Second WindSecond Wind Icon.png Second Wind
(Ability)
Instantly restores own HP.
Cure Potency: 450
Cure potency varies with current attack power.
PugilistPugilist Icon 3.png
&000000000000001000000010  HaymakerHaymaker Icon.png Haymaker
(Weaponskill)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 170.
Can only be used immediately after evading an attack.
Additional Effect: Slow +20%
Duration: 12s
PugilistPugilist Icon 3.png
&000000000000001200000012  Internal ReleaseInternal Release Icon.png Internal Release
(Ability)
Increases critical hit rate by 10%.
Duration: 15s
PugilistPugilist Icon 3.png
&000000000000002200000022  InvigorateInvigorate Icon.png Invigorate
(Ability)
Instantly restores 400 TP. LancerLancer Icon 3.png
&000000000000003400000034  Blood for BloodBlood for Blood Icon.png Blood for Blood
(Ability)
Increases damage dealt by 10% and damage suffered by 25%.
Duration: 20s
LancerLancer Icon 3.png
&000000000000004200000042  MantraMantra Icon.png Mantra
(Ability)
Increases HP recovery via curing magic by 5% for self and nearby party members.
Duration: 15s
PugilistPugilist Icon 3.png
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Level Name Description
&00000000000000080000008Heavier Shot Heavier Shot Icon.png Heavier Shot Adds a 20% chance that your next Straight Shot will deal critical damage.
Adds a 20% chance that Heavy Shot will make your next Straight Shot deal critical damage.
&000000000000001400000014Enhanced Dexterity Enhanced Dexterity Icon.png Enhanced Dexterity Increases dexterity by 2.
&000000000000001600000016Enhanced Dexterity II Enhanced Dexterity II Icon.png Enhanced Dexterity II Increases dexterity by 4.
&000000000000002000000020Increased Action Damage Increased Action Damage Icon.png Increased Action Damage Increases base action damage by 10%.
&000000000000002400000024Enhanced Venomous Bite Enhanced Venomous Bite Icon.png Enhanced Venomous Bite Extends duration to 18 seconds.
&000000000000002800000028Enhanced Raging Strike Enhanced Raging Strike Icon.png Enhanced Raging Strike Shortens recast time to 120 seconds.
&000000000000003200000032Enhanced Dexterity III Enhanced Dexterity III Icon.png Enhanced Dexterity III Increases dexterity by 6.
&000000000000003600000036Enhanced Quick Nock Enhanced Quick Nock Icon.png Enhanced Quick Nock Extends range to 12 yalms.
&000000000000004000000040Increased Action Damage II Increased Action Damage II Icon.png Increased Action Damage II Increases base action damage by 20%.
&000000000000004400000044Enhanced Barrage Enhanced Barrage Icon.png Enhanced Barrage Increases number of weaponskill strikes to three.
&000000000000004800000048River of Blood River of Blood Icon.png River of Blood Grants a 50% chance that critical damage over time inflicted by Venomous Bite will reset the Bloodletter recast timer.
Grants a 50% chance that critical damage over time inflicted by Windbite will reset the Bloodletter recast timer.
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Level Name   Description
&000000000000003000000030  PurifyPurify Icon.png Purify
(PvP Ability)
Removes all detrimental effects. Can be used regardless of status affliction.
Affinity:
Adventurer Icon 3.png
&000000000000003000000030  RecouperateRecouperate Icon.png Recouperate
(PvP Ability)
Restores 20% of maximum HP.
Affinity:
Archer Icon 3.pngBard Icon 3.pngDragoon Icon 3.pngLancer Icon 3.pngMachinist Icon 3.pngMonk Icon 3.pngNinja Icon 3.pngPugilist Icon 3.pngRogue Icon 3.png
&000000000000003000000030  ManasongManasong Icon.png Manasong
(PvP Ability)
Restores 25% of maximum MP for all nearby party members.
Affinity:
Archer Icon 3.pngBard Icon 3.png
&000000000000003000000030  Mana DrawMana Draw Icon.png Mana Draw
(PvP Ability)
Restores 30% of maximum MP.
Affinity:
Arcanist Icon 3.pngArcher Icon 3.pngAstrologian Icon 3.pngBlack Mage Icon 3.pngBard Icon 3.pngConjurer Icon 3.pngMachinist Icon 3.pngScholar Icon 3.pngSummoner Icon 3.pngThaumaturge Icon 3.pngWhite Mage Icon 3.png
&000000000000003000000030  DetectDetect Icon.png Detect
(PvP Ability)
Reveal the location of nearby enemies under the effect of Hide.
Enhanced Detect: Shortens recast time to 150 seconds.
Affinity:
Archer Icon 3.pngBard Icon 3.pngMachinist Icon 3.pngNinja Icon 3.pngRogue Icon 3.png
&000000000000003000000030  FarshotFarshot Icon.png Farshot
(PvP Ability)
Delivers a ranged attack with a potency of 200. Potency is not affected by distance.
Affinity:
Archer Icon 3.pngBard Icon 3.png
&000000000000003000000030  Blast ShotBlast Shot Icon.png Blast Shot
(PvP Ability)
Delivers an attack with a potency of 150 to target and enemies near it.
Affinity:
Archer Icon 3.pngBard Icon 3.png
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Level Name Description
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Blast Shot II No Icon.png Enhanced Blast Shot II Increases potency to 180.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Blast Shot III No Icon.png Enhanced Blast Shot III Increases knockback distance to 15 yalms.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Blast Shot No Icon.png Enhanced Blast Shot Shortens recast time to 150 seconds.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Farshot II No Icon.png Enhanced Farshot II Increases potency to 240.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Farshot III No Icon.png Enhanced Farshot III Increases criticial hit rate by an additional 10%.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Farshot No Icon.png Enhanced Farshot Shortens recast time to 90 seconds.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Mana Draw (Archer) No Icon.png Enhanced Mana Draw (Archer) Shortens recast time to 180 seconds.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Mana Draw II (Archer) No Icon.png Enhanced Mana Draw II (Archer) Increases MP recovery to 50%.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Manasong II No Icon.png Enhanced Manasong II Increases MP recovery to 40%.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Manasong No Icon.png Enhanced Manasong Shortens recast time to 180 seconds.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Recouperate II No Icon.png Enhanced Recouperate II Increases HP recovery to 30%.
&000000000000003000000030Enhanced Recouperate No Icon.png Enhanced Recouperate Shortens recast time to 150 seconds.
Additional Information
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Gear
Main Hand & Off Hand Bard Weapons
Armor Bard Head Bard Body Bard Hands Bard Legs Bard Feet
Accessories Bard Earrings Bard Necklace Bard Bracelets Bard Ring Bard Waist
Exclusive Gear Bard Exclusive
Class Quests
Name Level
A Song of Bards and Bowmen &000000000000003000000030&00000000000000090000009A Song of Bards and Bowmen (Archer Icon 5.png Lvl.30 Pugilist Icon 5.png Lvl.15)
The Archer's Anthem &000000000000003500000035&000000000000001000000010The Archer's Anthem 
Bard's-eye View &000000000000004000000040&000000000000001100000011Bard's-eye View 
Doing It the Bard Way &000000000000004500000045&000000000000001200000012Doing It the Bard Way 
Pieces of the Past &000000000000004500000045&000000000000001300000013Pieces of the Past 
Requiem for the Fallen &000000000000005000000050&000000000000001400000014Requiem for the Fallen 
A Relic Reborn (Artemis Bow) &000000000000005000000050&000000000000001500000015A Relic Reborn (Artemis Bow) 
On the Road Again &000000000000005000000050&000000000000001500000015On the Road Again 
The Stiff and the Spent &000000000000005200000052&000000000000001600000016The Stiff and the Spent 
Requiem on Ice &000000000000005400000054&000000000000001700000017Requiem on Ice 
When Gnaths Cry &000000000000005600000056&000000000000001800000018When Gnaths Cry 
A Saint of Song &000000000000005800000058&000000000000001900000019A Saint of Song 
The Ballad of Oblivion &000000000000006000000060&000000000000002000000020The Ballad of Oblivion 


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