|The Lancer:||Skills •||Glyphs •||Weapons •||Armour|
The lancer specializes in various lancer skills and highly depends on such in terms of combat in order to deal damage from close range and attempt to avoid getting hit by defending and stunning. Most Lancer skills can only be used while a lance is equipped.
There are currently 25 skills which can only be learned by the Lancer. While 21 of them can be learned from the skill menu, Combo Attack (Lancer) and Stand Fast are gained automatically upon character creation.
|Combo Attack (Lancer)||1||Threatening • Spirited|| Effect: Strike a target and gain MP with each hit
Successive strikes do more damage, up to three hits, with the third hit dealing substantially more.
Skill Usage: While facing the target, press and hold or hit the skill button consecutively to strike up to three times.
|Stand Fast||1||Pumped • Powerlinked • Influence • Reinforced|| Effect: Block frontal attacks with your shield as you move around. Damage reduction depends on your equipment. Allies behind you also get damage reduction.
Skill Usage: Use to protect you and your allies from enemy attacks. Reduces damage as long as you hold down the skill button. (After Apex only) Allows you to move forward and backwards.
|Shield Barrage||2||Brilliant • Threatening|| Effect: Move forward, attacking target with your shield. Repeat the attack up to 2 hits. The last hit may briefly stun your target.
Skill Usage: Use the skill while facing a nearby target.
|Spring Attack||4||Brilliant • Numb • Empowered|| Effect: Reach out with your lance to strike the target.
Skill Usage: Use when facing a nearby target.
|Shield Bash||6||Briefly stun one or more foes.|
|Charging Lunge||8||Charge a short distance and impale your target. 19m range.|
|Retaliate (Lancer)||12||Leap to your feet while attacking the target. You can only use this skill when knocked down. You become briefly immune to knockdown, stagger, and stuns.|
|14||Recovers HP and generates RE depending on skill level.|
|Challenging Shout||18|| Draw the attention of enemies within 10m, increasing their aggro towards you. Gain Unwavering for 20 seconds.
[Unwavering]You are immune to push-back from monsters, save for certain special attacks.
|Onslaught||20||Rush your foe and lunge repeatedly. You take only half damage while using this skill, and are more resistant to knockdown and stagger. Activates faster if you first use Shield Bash|
|Guardian Shout||22||Creates an aura which increases Endurance by 91% and Power by 30% for you and group members within 40m. Effect ends if you are knocked down.|
|Shield Counter||26||Gain a chance to shield-thump your foe while using the Stand Fast skill, with a high chance to crit. You take half damage while using the skill, and have a high resistance to knockdown and stagger.|
|Leash||26||Throw a magical hook and chain that pulls one enemy within 18m towards you and stuns them for 3 seconds. Not effective on huge opponents.|
|Debilitate||28|| Briefly weaken the Endurance of your foes by 4%. Effect stacks up to three times.|
PvPAlso decreases your foe's HP recovery by 30% at any number of stacks.
|Wallop||28||Jump forward and hammer the ground with your shield to inflict damage with a chance of knockdown. Blocks attacks from the front. Activates faster if you first use Charging Lunge, Shield Barrage, Debilitate, Shield Counter, or Spring Attack.|
|Menacing Wave||32||Blast a wave that briefly decreases movement speed and attack speed of all targets within 7m by 15%.|
|Iron Will||36||Your iron will absorbs 3,359 damage, consuming 1 MP for every 20 damage absorbed (skill-level dependent). Effect ends when you absorb damage beyond the limit, when you run out of MP, or after 10 sec.|
|Master's Leash||42||Throw another hook to pull the target nearer. You can use this skill only after using Leash.|
|Leash: Master's Leash (Passive)||42||You can follow up with the Master's Leash skill after you use Leash.|
|Lockdown Blow||46||Deliver a crippling attack in front of you, briefly decreasing the target's movement speed by 30%.|
|Infuriate (Lancer)||50||Infuriate all monsters within 10m and increases your aggro to the maximum amount.|
|Pledge of Protection||56||Absorb 20% of damage done to other group members within 20m for 12 sec by taking it on yourself and reduce 20% of damage you receive. Your defense determines how much damage you take.|
|Adrenaline Rush||58||Your attack speed increases by 15% for 20sec: Melee attack skill cooldowns decrease by half, and you gain additional aggro.|
|60||Throw a chain around a target within 15m and pull up to 6 enemies within 15m together into a tight group. Chained Leash stuns the target.|
|Rallying Cry||61||Your defiant shout draws aggro while you and party members within 10m become immune to knockdown and stagger for 6s. Shares the same cooldown with Guardian Shout.|
|Hold the Line (Passive)||65|| Applies 'Line Held' after a well-timed block.
Triggering Stand Fast at the moment of an attack grants 50 RE and the Line Held effect.
Line Held: Increases aggro by 4%. Increases power by 4, and crit factor by 6. Stacks up to 10 times. Effect ends if you fail to block an attack.
These are the Passive Skills on archer both normal and apex passives.