If you prefer to keep your distance from your target and demolish them from afar, look no further than Archery. Archery is a skill which requires a very steady aim and dexterous fingers. It has very much in common with other Combat Skills such as Swordsmanship, Fencing, and Mace Fighting. However, there are several further considerations the aspiring archer must take into account:
See Weapons for a list of available weapons.
At 60 Tactics and Archery, there is a chance for Archers to critically hit in PvM, dealing massive damage.
With 80 Anatomy and Archery, Staggering Shot is unlocked. Each shot presents a chance to trigger this effect, based off of Anatomy. When successfully activated, the victim will be slowed by 66% for 4 to 8 seconds. Slower archery weapons will inflict a longer staggering shot effect. The archer has a 25% increased accuracy bonus during the duration of the effect against a staggered target. If Staggering Shot successfully triggers when the victim already has staggering shot, the shot will do an additional 25% damage.
Staggering Shot from a Heavy Siege Bow will dismount another player; similar to a Bola.