Powerful Longbow and Dagger DPS Build for Throne and liberty

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Longbow and Dagger DPS Build TL

Powerful Longbow and Dagger DPS Build for Throne and Liberty, that will help you complete every type of TL PVE Gameplay with Success! The Build combines the destructive power of the Longbow with powerful Poison damage from Daggers. A weapon combination that can work from range and deal massive damage safely. Dagger also offers a few valuable support skills that will help you escape enemies and move around undetected. This Longbow and Dagger Build Guide will help you choose the right skills and gear, in order to create a powerful DPS Build in Throne and Liberty!

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Best Skills for Longbow and Dagger DPS Build TL

The skills below are the core of the Build and will help you maximize your potential. Builds in Throne and Liberty can select one Defense Skill, twelve Active Skills and eight Passive Skills to combine. Picking the right skills that synergize well and complement each other is important. These are the Best Skills for the TL Longbow and Dagger DPS Build.

Best Active Skills for Longbow and Dagger Build

These are the best Active Skills for the Longbow and Dagger Build. The skills focus on delivering massive Burst damage from as far as possible, enhanced with powerful Poison effects!

Ensnaring ArrowZephyr’s NockKnife ThrowingInject VenomDecisive SnipingShadow Strike
StrafingBrutal ArrowNature’s BlessingCamouflage CloakDeadly MarkerUmbral Spirit

You can use Blitz if you want as an alternative skill. Defense Skills are also active skills and are important to defend enemies’ Fury Attacks. The Best Defense Skill for the Longbow and Dagger DPS Build is Overtaker, Longbow’s Defense Skill. Overtaker deals damage, protects you and increases Critical Hit!

Best Passive Skills for Longbow and Dagger DPS Build TL

Passive skills are very important as well. Passive skills can enhance the effects of your active Skills and complement further the type of gameplay you wish to follow. These are the Best Passive Skills for the Longbow and Dagger TL Build.

Rapidfire StanceSteady AimSniper’s SenseDistorted Sanctuary
Profuse PoisonAssassin’s InstinctsVicious FangsWrathful Edge

A few alternative Passive Skills you can use are Roxie’s Arrowhead, Assassin’s Step and Unruly Euphoria. To find more about Skills you can check my Throne and Liberty Weapon Skills Guide!

Skills Upgrade Priority for Longbow and Dagger DPS Build TL

Picking the right Skills for your Build is the first step to create an amazing Build. But is also important to Upgrade your favorite skills, so you can unlock new effects and empower them. Upgrading your Skills in Throne and Liberty is not easy and will take time. This is why you should focus on your most important skills first.

Active Skills Upgrade order:

  1. Ensnaring Arrow to Rare
  2. Inject Venom to Rare
  3. Decisive Sniping to Rare
  4. Zephyr’s Nock to Rare
  5. Ensnaring Arrow to Epic
  6. Inject Venom to Epic
  7. Decisive Sniping to Epic
  8. Strafing to Epic
  9. Zephyr’s Nock to Epic
  10. Nature’s Blessing to Epic
  11. Overtaker to Rare
  12. Shadow Strike to Rare
  13. Overtaker to Epic
  14. Knife Throwing to Epic
  15. Shadow Strike to Epic

Passive Skills Upgrade order:

  1. Rapidfire Stance to Rare
  2. Steady Aim to Rare
  3. Profuse Poison to Epic
  4. Rapidfire Stance to Epic
  5. Steady Aim to Epic
  6. Sniper’s Sense to Epic
  7. Assassin’s Instincts to Rare
  8. Assassin’s Instincts to Epic
  9. Distorted Sanctuary to Epic
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Ranged attack on Bound and Poisoned Enemy

Best Skills Combinations for Longbow and Dagger DPS Build TL

Combining your chosen skills is the best way to get the most out of their effects and maximize your potential. There are a few great Skills Combinations you can use, in order to deal massive damage and increase your DPS. Some of the Best Skills Combos for the Longbow and Dagger DPS Build in Throne and Liberty are:

  • Inject Venom+Ensnaring Arrow+Decisive Sniping. Poison and Bind your enemy so you can deal massive damage with three Decisive Sniping casts. Before upgrading the skill to Epic you can add Zephyr’s Nock and Strafing to the mix.
  • Inject Venom+Ensnaring Arrow+Zephyr’s Nock. Use Zephyr’s Nock on Bound enemies to boost your damage. Poison deals additional damage to them.
  • Inject Venom+Ensnaring Arrow+Strafing. Epic Strafing can also fire three times, so using it after Inject Venom and Ensnaring Arrow, allows you to deal massive damage without the enemy reacting.
  • Inject Venom+Ensnaring Arrow+Brutal Arrow. Poison and Bind your enemy, then deal massive AOE damage with Brutal Arrow. Brutal Arrow is easy to miss so make sure you have immobilized your target first! You can add Strafing and Zephyr’s Nock to this combo if you wish.

Inject Venom is the core of the Build! Use it to enhance your attacks with Poison and deal massive damage to enemies. You do not have to start your combos with Inject Venom. It is possible to first fire Ensnaring Arrow to immobilize your enemies, then cast Inject Venom to add Poison to your following attacks. These are only a few powerful combos you can use with the Build. You can mix and match the above skills in any way you like, as long as they deal massive Burst Damage.

Best Weapon Mastery for Longbow and Dagger DPS Build Throne and Liberty

Weapon Mastery allows you to unlock additional passive effects for the Weapons you are using. Each Weapon has its own Mastery with three different branches to focus on! Each Branch offers specific effects that can help you specialize in your favorite role. When you earn experience and level up in the game, you also earn experience and level up your Weapon Mastery.

The active Weapon gets full Weapon Mastery EXP while the second weapon you have equipped gets only half of the Weapon Mastery EXP. The level cap for Weapon Mastery is 13(for now). Weapon Mastery effects are active only when you are using the appropriate Weapon! These are the Best Weapon Mastery options for the Longbow and Dagger Build.

From the Longbow Weapon Mastery, unlock the Sniping tree and the first three effects from the Check tree. Like this you get the following effects:

  • Harmonious Mind(Mana Regen)
  • Ranged Hit
  • Ranged Crit Hit
  • Pointy Thorns(Max Damage increase)
  • Damage Bonus
  • Base Damage
  • Critical Nock(Skill Damage Boost increase)
  • Attack Speed
  • Ranged Crit Hit
  • Brutal Shooter(Critical Damage increase)
  • Ranged Hit
  • Move Speed
  • Wedge of Oppression(Bind Chance increase)

From the Dagger Weapon Mastery, unlock the Poison tree and the first three effects from the Assassination tree. Like this you get the following effects:

  • Silent Dash(Move Speed increase)
  • Melee Hit
  • Off-Hand Weapon Attack Chance
  • Enfeebling Terror(Weaken Chance increases)
  • Mana Regen
  • Buff Duration
  • Sorrowful Silence(Silence Chance increases)
  • Mana Cost Efficiency
  • Melee Hit
  • Shrewd Judgment(Cooldown Speed increases)
  • Melee Critical Hit
  • Base Damage
  • Ambidexterity(Off-Hand Weapon Activation Rate)

To learn more about Mastery in Throne and Liberty, how it works and how to unlock it, you can read my Throne and Liberty Weapon Mastery Guide!

Best Stats for Longbow and Dagger DPS Build

Your Stats are very important as well and will determine how effective the Build is! Stats affect different attributes of your character and will help you cast your skills more often, get more Health and deal better damage. For the Longbow and Dagger DPS Build the Best Stats are:

  • Strength – 12
  • Dexterity – 30
  • Wisdom – 22
  • Perception – 25

You can further enhance your favorite stats by picking Gear with appropriate bonuses. Focusing on Dexterity as your primary Stat is the best way to go. Wisdom is not that important for the Build, since it does not consume Mana like crazy. Perception on the other hand is rather important so you can hit your targets reliably from afar. Find more about Stats and How they Work in my Throne and Liberty Stats Guide!

Best Gear for Longbow and Dagger DPS TL Build

Complementing your Skills with appropriate Gear is essential to fulfill your role successfully and become stronger. Using Strong Armor Sets can also grant you additional effects that will further enhance your Build! For this Build use the Death Set to boost Critical Damage and Attack Speed. The Ghost Wolf Set is a decent alternative. This is the Best Gear you should wear with the Longbow and Dagger DPS Build!

HeadgearReaper’s Black Mask
CloakLethal Venom Scorpion Cloak
Top ChestReaper’s Concealing Shroud
GlovesReaper’s Hand of Death
LegsReaper’s Interring Pants
ShoesPitch Black Silence Shoes
NecklaceHoly Warrior’s Choker
BraceletBeast King’s Gilded Bracers
RingAbyssal Crystal Ring
RingLethal Frost Ring
BeltSkulls Spectral Belt
LongbowKarnix’s Hell Bow
DaggerLequirus’s Thorny Edge

Best Traits for Longbow and Dagger DPS Build TL

Getting the right Traits on your gear is time consuming but also what makes your Armor and Weapons powerful. The Best Traits for the Longbow and Dagger DPS Build in Throne and Liberty are:

  • Reaper’s Black Mask – Cooldown Speed, Mana Regen, Ranged Evasion
  • Lethal Venom Scorpion Cloak – Max Mana, Mana Regen, Debuff Duration
  • Reaper’s Concealing Shroud – Buff Duration, Mana Regen, Ranged Evasion
  • Reaper’s Hand of Death – Max Mana, Mana Regen, Ranged Evasion
  • Reaper’s Interring Pants – Max Mana, Mana Regen, Ranged Evasion
  • Pitch Black Silence Shoes – Max Health, Health Regen, Melee Evasion
  • Holly Warrior’s Choker – Weaken Chance, Bind Chance, Skill Damage Boost
  • Beast King’s Gilded Bracers – Max Health, Debuff Duration, Health Regen
  • Abyssal Crystal Ring – Skill Damage Boost, Mana Regen, Max Mana
  • Lethal Frost Ring – Skill Damage Boost, Weaken Chance, Max Mana or Mana Regen
  • Skulls Spectral Belt – Max Mana, Mana Regen, Debuff Duration
  • Karnix’s Hell Bow – Hit, Critical Hit, Heavy Attack Chance
  • Lequirus’s Thorny Edge – Hit, Critical Hit, Heavy Attack Chance

To find out more about Traits, how they work and how you can get them for your gear, you can read my Throne and Liberty Traits Guide!

Best Beginner Gear for Longbow and Dagger TL Build

Getting the Best Gear with Optimal Traits for your character can take time. To maximize your efficiency until you have acquired the above gear, you should focus on equipping yourself with some good Blue(rare) Craftable gear. This will allow you to become stronger and able to farm the necessary content for the Best Weapons and Armor. The list below shows some great gear you can craft easily yourself in order to become stronger. Replace them with better gear of higher Quality when you drop it or receive it as Quest Reward while leveling up and eventually with the Best Gear pieces listed above!

HeadgearFlying Dragon Breath Mask
CloakElite Sharpshooter’s Cloak
Top ChestGrace of Mother Nature Magic Garb
GlovesElite Resistance Cloth Gloves
LegsFlying Dragon Scale Secret Art pants
ShoesFrost Barrier Magic Shoes
NecklaceScales of Time Necklace
BraceletProphet’s Bracelet
RingLethal Fortune Ring
RingLethal Fortune Ring
BeltElite Tracker’s Belt
LongbowSpecial Resistance Longbow
DaggerSpecial Resistance Dagger

To find out more about Armor Sets, Gear and Weapons, you can take a look at my Throne and Liberty Items Guide!

How to Play Longbow and Dagger DPS Build – Gameplay Tips

This is a slow paced DPS Build, that relies on massive damage from range. The Longbow attack skills can deal massive burst damage when you are as far as possible, thanks to the Rapidfire Stance Passive ability. Combining this with extra damage to Bound targets, thanks to the Steady Aim Passive but also the Poison effect from Daggers can help you reach some crazy damage numbers. Obviously the Build is not very mobile. You want to stay still in order to maximize your potential.

Dagger attack skills like Throwing Knife and Umbral Spirit, can help you slow down targets and deal damage to enemies nearby. Shadow Strike is an excellent mobility skill that can teleport you to your target’s location, immobilize and debuff them, allowing you to escape and crowd control more efficiently. Camouflage Cloak is your stealth ability, that you can use to hide and break aggro from enemies. Always apply Deadly Marker to enemies in order to reduce Skill Cooldown for you and your entire group. Finally use Nature’s Blessing to heal but also restore Mana!

Longbow and Dagger DPS Build Pros and Cons Throne and Liberty

This Longbow and Dagger DPS Build deals massive Burst Damage from Range, allowing you to defeat targets without getting hit! The Poison effects from Dagger add extra damage to your attacks and make enemies melt faster. Stay as far as possible and fire your powerful attack skills. The Build also has good CC capabilities that can help you control the fight and your range. To maximize your potential however, you will have to remain still.

Massive Burst Damage from RangeStationary for Best Damage
Extra Poison DamageLow Health
Good CC options
Hit from Distance, enemies cannot reach
Good Mana Consumption

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