Bard/Endwalker/Traits

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Trait Acquired Effect
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Heavier Shot
Archer Icon 3.png Lv. 2 Adds to Heavy Shot a 20% chance that you will become Straight Shot Ready.
Duration: 30s
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Increased Action Damage
Archer Icon 3.png Lv. 20 Increases base action damage by 10%.
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Increased Action Damage II
Archer Icon 3.png Lv. 40 Increases base action damage by 20%.
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Bite Mastery
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 64 Upgrades Venomous Bite and Windbite to Caustic Bite and Stormbite respectively.
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Enhanced Empyreal Arrow
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 68 Guarantees the trigger of the additional effects for current Mage's Ballad, Army's Paeon, and the Wanderer's Minuet when Empyreal Arrow hits a target.
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Straight Shot Mastery
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 70 Upgrades Straight Shot to Refulgent Arrow.
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Enhanced Quick Nock
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 74 Adds to Quick Nock a 30% chance that the recast timer for Bloodletter and Rain of Death will be reset.
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Bite Mastery II
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 76 Adds to Stormbite, Caustic Bite, and Iron Jaws a 35% chance that you will become Straight Shot Ready.
Duration: 30s
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Heavy Shot Mastery
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 76 Upgrades Heavy Shot to Burst Shot.
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Enhanced Army's Paeon
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 78 While under the effect of Army's Paeon with at least one stack of Repertoire, singing Mage's Ballad or the Wanderer's Minuet will grant Army's Muse, reducing weaponskill cast time and recast time, spell cast time and recast time, and auto-attack delay.
Duration: 10s
Allowing the effect of Army's Paeon and accumulated stacks of Repertoire to expire without singing Mage's Ballad or the Wanderer's Minuet will grant Army's Ethos.
Duration: 30s
While under the effect of Army's Ethos, singing Mage's Ballad or the Wanderer's Minuet will grant Army's Muse. Both Army's Ethos and Army's Muse require stacks of Repertoire, the number of which will determine the potency of the latter.
1 Repertoire: 1%
2 Repertoire: 2%
3 Repertoire: 4%
4 Repertoire: 12%
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Soul Voice
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 80 Increases Soul Voice Gauge by 5 each time Repertoire is granted.
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Quick Nock Mastery
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 82 Upgrades Quick Nock to Ladonsbite.
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Enhanced Bloodletter
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 84 Allows the accumulation of charges for consecutive uses of Bloodletter and Rain of Death.

Maximum Charges: 2

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Enhanced Apex Arrow
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 86 Grants Blast Arrow Ready upon executing Apex Arrow after the Soul Voice Gauge has reached 80 or higher.
Duration: 30s
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Enhanced Troubadour
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 88 Reduces Troubadour recast time to 90 seconds.
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Minstrel's Coda
Bard Icon 3.png Lv. 90 Grants Mage's Coda, Army's Coda, or Wanderer's Coda upon singing Mage's Ballad, Army's Paeon, or the Wanderer's Minuet respectively.