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Backstep (Archer)
Skill information
Tooltip description
Backstep (Archer)Backstep
Cast time Instant
MP cost 75
Cooldown 7sec
Base Damage Unknown [edit]
Quickly back up and out of harm's way.
Level 1 and above
Class Archer
Source Character creation
Mana cost 75
Cast time Instant
Cooldown 7sec

Backstep is an active skill that is automatically learned by archers upon character creation and cannot be ranked.

Backstep can be preformed with a bow by the archer to take a step back. Preforming Backstep allows the Archer to jump backwards, instantly taking a step back in order to dodge an attack or gain more distance during combat.

Rank table Edit

Backstep is obtained upon character creation and cannot be upgraded in terms of rank.

Rank Level
I 1

Glyphs Edit

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To glyph Backstep, a glyph must be obtained and learned only once. At level 60, a character has 50 glyph points available to spend on all available archer glyphs. Most glyphs, specifically common glyphs can be purchased from a glyph master, while fine glyphs must be looted from enemies.

Name Level Points Cost Effect Source
Glyph of Energy 20 4 49Silver 23Copper Decreases cooldown by 29%.  ?
Fine Glyph of Energy 58 3 - Decreases cooldown by 29%.  ?

Gallery Edit

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