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Best Ranger Builds To Use

Ranger Builds
Tier Build Perks Skills Spells
A Tier
Glass Cannon DPS
Class:
Ranger
Weapons:
Bow, Spear/Polearm
Nimble Hands
Ranged Weapons Expert
Sharpshooter
Kinesthesia
Quick Fire
Quick Shot
E Tier
Melee Spear Build
Class:
Ranger
Weapons:
Spear/Polearm, Crossbow
Tracking
Sharpshooter
Spear Proficiency
Crossbow Mastery
True Shot
Field Ration

Best Ranger Skills To Use

Rank Skill Desc
S Tier
Quick FireIncrease action speed by 50% for 5 seconds (Bows only)
Fire Rate
+% Action Speed
S Tier
Quick ShotFire three arrows in rapid succession
Fire Rate
DPS
S Tier
True ShotIncreases projectile flight speed.
Fire Rate
A Tier
Field RationInstantly recover 25 HP.
Heal
A Tier
MultishotWhen attacking with a bow-type weapon, fire 5 arrows at the same time (spread).
Area of Effect

Best Ranger Perks To Use

Rank Perk Desc
S Tier
Nimble HandsWhen using a bow, your default shooting animation is 15% faster.
Fire Rate
A Tier
KinesthesiaWhen moving with the bowstring drawn, movement speed increases by 10%
+% Move Speed
A Tier
Spear ProficiencyThis will allow a Ranger to equip a Spear/Polearm and gain 10 physical strength when attacking with the Spear.
+ Physical Damage
B Tier
Ranged Weapons ExpertIncreases physical attack power by 5% when using a ranged weapon.
+ Ranged Physical Damage
B Tier
SharpshooterHeadshots deal 15% more damage when using a ranged weapon.
+ Ranged Physical Damage
C Tier
Crossbow MasteryIncreases crossbow reload speed by 50% and increases movement speed by 50% while reloading the crossbow.
Fire Rate
+% Move Speed
C Tier
Enhanced HearingCan hear enemy footsteps from further away.
Vision Buff
C Tier
TrackingEnemies footprints appear red on the ground as you trace their footsteps. (Footprints last 40s)
Vision Buff
E Tier
Trap ExpertSet traps quicker than other classes
+% Action Speed

Best Ranger Stats To Use

Rank Stat Desc
S Tier
All AttributesIncreases all stats of your character.
S Tier
True DamageDamage that bypasses all armor and physical damage reductions.
A Tier
AgilityIncreases Base Move Speed, Action/Attack Speed, and Equip/Interaction Speed
A Tier
Max HealthIncreases your character's maxmium health.
A Tier
Physical PowerIncreases your damage with physical weapons.
A Tier
StrengthIncreases Base Health and Physical Damage Bonus
A Tier
Weapon DamageIncreases Weapon damage.
B Tier
Magic ResistanceReduces the amount of magical damage you recieve by another player (Magical Armor Rating)
B Tier
Magical Damage ReductionReduces the amount of magical damage you recieve by another player
B Tier
Physical Damage ReductionReduces the amount of physical damage you recieve by another player.
C Tier
Action SpeedIncreases how fast you interact with objects (looting ,chest, portals, corpses, etc).
C Tier
ResourcefulnessIncreases how fast you interact with objects, and significanly increases how quickly you install items such as traps and campfires.
E Tier
Item Equip SpeedIncrease how long it takes you equip items you put on your character.

How do I cancel drawing my bow on the ranger class?

If you press "F" key while drawing your bow, you will cancel the draw.

Best Ranger Weapons To Use

Dark and Darker Best Ranger Weapons
Tier Weapon Type Flat Damage Weapon Combo/Speed/Damage Move Speed
? Tier
Arming Sword
Sword
Fighter, Ranger
22
Range:
Medium
HitBox:
Average
Slash
Slash
Pierce
0.6s
0.56s
0.75s
100%
90%
70%
-20
? Tier
Crossbow
Crossbow
Fighter, Ranger, Wizard
39
6.6s
-50
? Tier
Longbow
Bow
Ranger
34
2.39s
-50
? Tier
Pavise
Shield
Fighter, Ranger
24
-65
? Tier
Rapier
Sword
Ranger, Rogue
13
Range:
Medium
HitBox:
Average
Pierce
Pierce
Pierce
Pierce
0.5s
0.75s
0.73s
0.68s
100%
100%
100%
100%
-17
? Tier
Recurve Bow
Bow
Ranger
24
1.6s
-40
? Tier
Survival Bow
Bow
Ranger
13
1.3s
-30
? Tier
Windlass Crossbow
Crossbow
Ranger
44
7.4s
-60