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Ranger
Ranger.png
Job Base(s): Hunter
Sniper
Job Type: 3-1
Changes At: Turtle Island
Number of Skills: 22
Total Skill Points: 100
Total Quest Skills: 0
Job Bonuses
STR AGI VIT INT DEX LUK
+2 +8 +5 +8 +6 +0


Overview

Ranger.jpg

A Ranger is the third job class of a Hunter / Sniper. Rangers are given a huge wolf-like mount called a Warg that they can also use to attack their enemies. They also have new and powerful traps at their disposal, from Cluster Bombs, Electric Shockers, to traps that can change an opponent's elemental property when triggered. While a Hunter goes to hunt, a Ranger goes to war.

Job Change Guide

See Ranger Job Change Guide for detailed information.

Changing into an Ranger from a Hunter or Sniper requires the player to complete a number of tasks:

  • A Survival Test
  • An Accuracy Test
  • Test of your trapping skills
  • Detonate bombs with your wolf

After completing these tests, the player will be transformed into a Ranger and receive a free hat that is wearable at lvl 100 as well as a stat boosting ring.

Builds

Auto Warg Strike

  • STR + 1
  • AGI + 90-120 (max ASPD can potentially be reached with only 90 AGI and proper buffs/gear)
  • VIT + 60-80
  • INT + 1-40 (only for SP pool or for cast time)
  • DEX + 90-110
  • LUK + 90-108

AGI provides ASPD, FLEE, and other bonuses such as bleed immunity. Flee is mostly only useful in one-on-one situations, or if another player is the primary tank for mobs of monsters. This build is more oriented for MVPing rather than leveling and is optimized with ASPD / FLEE / CRIT gear. Warg Strike is the main attack for this build, which relies on LUK for proc rates. VIT is for more survivability, stun immunity / resistance, and better potion rejuvenation. With a proper enchanted and upgraded White Wing Set and other gear, this build is still capable of performing well for AoE / leveling purposes. Camouflage will allow the player to avoid damage from monsters that are not Demon, Insect, or Boss Protocol. But, keep in mind that Camouflage was changed (nerfed) and has to be recast it after any attack.

Arrow Storm

  • STR + 1
  • AGI + 1+ (provides FLEE and some status resistance / immunity)
  • VIT + 80-100
  • INT + 80-100 (for cast time, SP pool)
  • DEX + 100-120
  • LUK + 42-77 (gives small bonuses like ATK, Perfect Dodge, and some players may opt for 77 LUK to use with Arc Angeling Card)

This is the primary build for leveling and / or AoE damage output with Arrow Storm. This build is optimized for both soloing and partying due to its high AoE damage, survivability, lower cast time, and better SP pool and regeneration. Lvl 10 Arrow Storm has an 11x11 AoE but lvl 6 Arrow Storm may be adequate to one-shot monsters at the lower levels, and is also the first level of Arrow Storm that gets an increased 9x9 sized AOE. The player may choose to get other skills like Camouflage first before maxing Arrow Storm. One downside to this build is the lack of ability to quickly autoattack single targets, and may have to resort to using Arrow Storm even for single targets, or alternatively using Warg Bite or Double Strafe. Combined with Camouflage, this is a very effective leveling build and also a great source of AoE DPS for parties.

Trapper

INT and DEX contribute to trap damage. VIT is sufficient at 95 due to +5 VIT job bonus at job 50 for stun immunity if one chooses to WoE. AGI and LUK varies; if the character chooses to WoE then these stats will become more relevant for status immunities. This build is no longer popular in Renewal and is played mainly as a PVP/WoE build, or as extra skills to use during Arrow Storm cooldown.

Equipment

Arrow Storm Ranger

White Wing Set:

Must wear the full set for maximum Arrow Storm damage. Some players that are able to one-shot monsters within a map without the set may opt for a Raydric Carded garment for more protection however.

15042.png White Wing Suit [1]
2890.png White Wing Brooch
2479.png White Wing Boots [1]
2580.png White Wing Manteau

Headgear:

Weapon:

When upgraded to a high refine, this bow is the strongest for Arrow Storm and can be very expensive. However, the SP cost of Arrow Storm can be doubled or more when using this, depending on refine rate. Each Archer Skeleton Card will increase ranged damage by 10%.

Other options that do not have increased SP cost:

Using Elven Bow with Elven Arrows or Hunter Bow with Hunter Arrows adds a 50% ranged damage bonus. These are good options to use, especially if they can one-shot the monsters already. Both arrows can be purchased in Mora (level 100+ to enter, or find a warp there)

Accessory Options:

Medal of Honor is a powerful accessory that adds 5% more damage, +300 HP, +60 SP, +1% chance of casting blind on ranged attack, and boosts healing items by 5%. This accessory and other KVM / Valor equipment is usually acquired by saving up Eden Merit Badges and converting into Valor badges. It is also an account bound accessory. For more information, please see Battlegrounds.

A Sound Amplifier has a very large boost to a performer skill (Metallic Sound), but can actually be equipped by Rangers as well. The 50% variable cast reduction is very helpful, especially for builds that are not purely Arrow Storm or builds with low INT. Do note that without a 4077.png Phen Card, casting skills such as Arrow Storm can be interrupted. If the party has a dedicated tank, and the player is experienced at avoiding monsters, a Phen may not always need to be equipped (hotkeying a Phen accessory is necessary though in case the player does get mobbed with monsters). Another option is to put a Phen Card into the Sound Amplifier accessory of course.

Other Phen Options:

Auto-Warg Ranger

Equipment that increases ASPD, LUK, and sometimes CRIT is very important for this build. FLEE equipment is also helpful in one-on-one situations. One example would be 2553.png Dragon Manteau [1] & 2399.png Dragon Vest [1] slotted with 4102.png Whisper Card & 4401.png Alicel Card. There is a very large selection of ASPD gear available in the game.

Accessories

An accessory that is very effective at increasing attack speed and damage, with +10% ASPD and +7% damage. Does not have a slot however.

Another option for ASPD and also has a slot. This item can be obtained for free by completing the Doha's Secret Orders quest. This quest only requires level 90 to begin the prerequisites but it is strongly recommended to reach a higher level (125+) first, or get help from a high level friend, as the monsters in this quest are level 130-135.

Cards

Trap Ranger

Headgear

This helps with SP recovery and a small amount of HP recovery.

Weapon

Four cards add up to a total of 12% chance to restore 60% damage as HP. This eliminates the use of Healing Items when leveling. Note that these stack additively with the Rideword Hat.

Class Data

Skills

See Hunter Skills or Sniper Skills for 2nd class Skills.

Skill Description Levels Type
Main Ranger.png Main Ranger
Increases attack power and resistance against brute, insect, and fish monsters. 10 Passive
Aimed Bolt.png Aimed Bolt
Deal high damage to an immobile target, releasing the immobilization. Damage depends on size. 10 Offensive
Arrow Storm.png Arrow Storm
Deal up to 1800% damage to all targets in a wide area. 10 Offensive
Camouflage.png Camouflage
Puts the user in a semi-cloaked status, meanwhile increasing ATK and CRIT, while reducing DEF. 5 Supportive
Fear Breeze.png Fear Breeze
Gives the user a chance to shoot several arrows rapidly by chance when attacking. 5 Supportive
Warg Mastery.png Warg Mastery
Allows the user to call a warg with his warg flute. Cannot be used with a falcon. 1 Supportive
Warg Rider.png Warg Rider
Mounts the user on his warg, increasing movement speed but limiting attacks and skills. 3 Supportive
Warg Dash.png Warg Dash
While mounted, makes your warg run fast in a single direction. 1 Supportive
Tooth of Warg.png Tooth of Warg
Increases damage and effect of warg skills. 10 Passive
Warg Strike.png Warg Strike
The warg's "Blitz Beat" ability, including auto-strike. 5 Offensive
Warg Bite.png Warg Bite
Deal damage, making the target immobile and unable to use some cloaking skills. 5 Offensive
Keen Nose.png Keen Nose
Reveal hidden targets around you, casting Warg Bite by chance. 5 Active
Electric Shock.png Electric Shock
Immobilizes a target and drains his SP over time. 5 Active
Trap Research.png Trap Research
Increases INT, Max SP, as well as trap damage and placement range. 5 Passive
Magenta Trap.png Magenta Trap
Changes monsters' elemental attribute in a 5x5 area to fire property. 1 Active
Cobalt Trap.png Cobalt Trap
Changes monsters' elemental attribute in a 5x5 area to water property. 1 Active
Maze Trap.png Maze Trap
Changes monsters' elemental attribute in a 5x5 area to earth property. 1 Active
Verdure Trap.png Verdure Trap
Changes monsters' elemental attribute in a 5x5 area to wind property. 1 Active
Bomb Cluster.png Bomb Cluster
Place up to three that can be detonated. 5 Active
Detonator.png Detonator
Detonates certain traps, as well as those in the 7x7 area of that trap. 1 Active
Fire Trap.png Fire Trap
Deals 5x5 area damage and causes the burning status. 5 Active
Ice Trap.png Ice Trap
Deals 5x5 area damage and causes the freezing status. 5 Active

Job Bonuses

Stat\Amount +1 +2 +3 +4 +5 +6 +7 +8
STR 26 27
AGI 4 7 18 31 39 43 45 50
VIT 12 13 14 22 32
INT 2 3 9 21 36 37 38 49
DEX 1 8 17 23 30 44
LUK

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