Powerful Staff and Longbow DPS Build for Throne and Liberty

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Staff and Longbow DPS Build TL

Powerful Staff and Longbow DPS Build for Throne and Liberty that combines the Best abilities of two strong Ranged Weapons for every TL PVE Gameplay! The Build offers a deadly Weapon combination of ranged raw damage and elemental skills that will help you clear every PVE content in Throne and Liberty. The Ultimate Sniping DPS Build that will help you destroy enemies from distance. This Staff and Longbow DPS 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 Staff and Longbow 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 Staff and Longbow DPS Build.

Best Active Skills for Staff and Longbow Build

These are the best Active Skills for the Staff and Longbow Build. The Build combines the massive damage and Bind CC of the Longbow with Burning and lightning damage abilities from Staff. The goal of this DPS Build is to bind and immobilize your target before you unleash your mighty combos. Excellent Build for attacking from range and against stationary bosses.

Ensnaring ArrowSerial Fire BombsChain LightningZephyr’s NockDecisive SnipingInfernal Meteor
StrafingInferno WaveNature’s BlessingJudgment LightningDeadly MarkerInner Peace

You can use a few alternative skills if you wish, like Blitz and Ice Spear! Defense Skills are also active skills and are important to defend enemies’ Fury Attacks. The Best Defense Skill for the Staff and Longbow DPS Build is Mystic Shield, Staff’s Defense Skill. Mystic Shield deals more damage to Burning enemies, increases Critical Hit, protects you, restores Mana and boosts Mana Regen!

Best Passive Skills for Staff and Longbow 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 Staff and Longbow TL Build.

Rapidfire StanceSteady AimSniper’s SenseDistorted Sanctuary
AsceticismMana AmpFlame CondensationForbidden Sanctuary

A few alternative Passive Skills you can use are Roxie’s ArrowheadJanice’s Authority and Frost Master(with Ice skills). To find more about Skills you can check my Throne and Liberty Weapon Skills Guide!

Skills Upgrade Priority for Staff and Longbow 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. Serial Fire Bombs to Rare
  2. Chain Lightning to Rare
  3. Ensnaring Arrow to Rare
  4. Decisive Sniping to Rare
  5. Zephyr’s Nock to Rare
  6. Mystic Shield to Rare
  7. Nature’s Blessing to Epic
  8. Serial Fire Bombs to Epic
  9. Inferno Wave to Epic
  10. Chain Lightning to Epic
  11. Ensnaring Arrow to Epic
  12. Decisive Sniping to Epic
  13. Strafing to Epic
  14. Zephyr’s Nock to Epic
  15. Inner Peace to Epic
  16. Mystic Shield to Epic

Passive Skills Upgrade order:

  1. Rapidfire Stance to Rare
  2. Asceticism to Rare
  3. Steady Aim to Rare
  4. Rapidfire Stance to Epic
  5. Asceticism to Epic
  6. Steady Aim to Epic
  7. Sniper’s Sense to Epic
  8. Mana Amp to Epic
  9. Flame Condensation to Epic
  10. Distorted Sanctuary to Epic
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Inferno Wave AOE

Best Skills Combinations for Staff and Longbow 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 Staff and Longbow DPS Build in Throne and Liberty are:

  • Ensnaring Arrow+Serial Fire Bombs x3+Chain Lightning: Bind your target and unleash your massive Elemental Damage. Fire Serial Fire Bombs three times to deal damage and apply Burning stacks, then hit with Chain Lightning for increased damage!
  • Ensnaring Arrow+Serial Fire Bombs x3+Inferno Wave+Judgment Lightning: Bind your target and unleash your massive Elemental Damage again! Fire Serial Fire Bombs three times, then Inferno Wave to deal increased damage to Burning Targets and apply more Burning, then fire Judgment Lightning for massive Lightning damage. Use Judgment Lightning again if it procs.
  • Ensnaring Arrow+Inferno Wave: Bind a target and attack with Inferno Wave for Fire AOE damage.
  • Ensnaring Arrow+Infernal Meteor: Use Infernal Meteor for massive AOE damage. Since this skill has a channel you can start your attack with it, then Bind an enemy with Ensnaring Arrow and continue with one of the other Combos.
  • Infernal Meteor+Inferno Wave: For massive AOE Fire Damage. Start with Infernal Meteor since it requires a channel, then fire Inferno Wave instantly and continue with one of the other combos.
  • Ensnaring Arrow+Decisive Sniping. Bind your enemy and 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.
  • Ensnaring Arrow+Zephyr’s Nock. Use Zephyr’s Nock on Bound enemies to boost your damage.
  • Ensnaring Arrow+Strafing. Epic Strafing can also fire three times, so using it after Ensnaring Arrow, allows you to deal massive damage without the enemy reacting.

The idea behind this Staff and Longbow DPS Build is to bind and immobilize your target, then unleash your powerful Longbow or Staff skills for massive damage. Thanks to the Steady Aim Passive Skill, your Critical Hit increases against Bound enemies, which is why you should start with Ensnaring Arrow most of the time. 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 Staff and Longbow 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 Staff and Longbow Build.

From the Staff Weapon Mastery, unlock the Destroy tree and the first three effects from the Attribute tree. Like this you get the following effects:

  • Radiant Composure(Mana Regen)
  • Base Damage
  • Magic Hit
  • Fatal Incantation(Magic Critical Hit increase)
  • Base Damage
  • Mana Regen
  • Mana Intensification(Skill Damage Boost increase)
  • Cooldown Speed
  • Damage Bonus
  • Strange Spacetime(Cooldown Speed increase)
  • Mana Regen
  • Weaken Chance
  • Flame Wound(Burning Damage increase)

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)

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 Staff and Longbow 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 Staff and Longbow DPS Build the Best Stats are:

  • Strength – 10
  • Dexterity – 30
  • Wisdom – 23
  • Perception – 26

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 an important stat that will help with the Build’s increased Mana consumption. Perception is also 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 Staff and Longbow 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. Alternatively you can use a combination of the Death Set and the Transcended One Set to boost your Critical Damage and Cooldown Speed! This is the Best Gear you should wear with the Staff and Longbow DPS Build!

PieceSet
HeadgearReaper’s Black Mask
CloakArchpriest’s Devotion
Top ChestReaper’s Concealing Shroud
GlovesReaper’s Hand of Death
LegsReaper’s Interring Pants
ShoesHeavenly Arbiter Shoes
NecklaceHoly Warrior’s Choker
BraceletSpecter’s Frost Bracers
RingAbyssal Crystal Ring
RingAbyssal Crystal Ring
BeltSkulls Spectral Belt
StaffToublek’s Thunderous Soul
LongbowKarnix’s Hell Bow

Best Traits for Staff and Longbow 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 Staff and Longbow DPS Build in Throne and Liberty are:

  • Reaper’s Black Mask – Cooldown Speed, Mana Regen, Ranged Evasion
  • Archpriest’s Devotion – 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
  • Heavenly Arbiter Shoes – Move Speed, Mana Regen, Melee Evasion
  • Holly Warrior’s Choker – Max Health, Bind Chance, Skill Damage Boost
  • Specter’s Frost Bracers – Max Mana, Mana Regen, Debuff Duration
  • Abyssal Crystal Ring – Skill Damage Boost, Mana Regen, Max Mana
  • Skulls Spectral Belt – Max Mana, Mana Regen, Debuff Duration
  • Toublek’s Thunderous Soul – Hit, Critical Hit, Cooldown Speed or Heavy Attack Chance
  • Karnix’s Hell Bow – 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 Staff and Longbow 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!

PieceSet
HeadgearFlying Dragon Breath Mask
CloakElite Wizard’s Cloak
Top ChestMoonlight Blessing Secret Art Armor
GlovesIcy Storm 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 Shaman’s Belt
StaffSpecial Resistance Staff
LongbowSpecial Resistance Longbow

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 Staff and Longbow DPS Build – Gameplay Tips

This Staff and Longbow DPS Build, relies on range to deal massive damage to immobilized enemies in Throne and Liberty. Your goal is to bind your enemies, then unleash your powerful Longbow or Staff Elemental Combos. Ensnaring Arrow is a core skill of the Build that allows you to immobilize enemies and deal more damage to them with the Steady Aim Passive skill. Using Decisive SnipingStrafing and Zephyr’s Nock on bound enemies guarantees massive damage without getting hurt.

Alternatively you can deal strong Elemental Damage with a combination of Fire and Lightning Staff skills. Serial Fire BombsInferno Wave and Infernal Meteor are all strong Fire based damage skills that can apply Burning to enemies and enhance the damage of your Lightning Skills, Chain Lightning and Judgment Lightning.

Boost your Mana regen and restore this valuable resource with Inner Peace. Cast Nature’s Blessing when it is active to further increase your Mana Regen while in combat. You can also use Nature’s Blessing as a way to heal yourself. Always apply Deadly Marker to enemies in order to reduce Skill Cooldown for you and your entire group.

Staff and Longbow DPS Build Pros and Cons Throne and Liberty

This Staff and Longbow DPS Build can deal massive damage from range and help you clear every PVE content in Throne and Liberty. The Build combines powerful skills from two ranged Weapons to create the Ultimate Sniping DPS TL Build! Sit back, unleash your combo and watch the enemy melt away. To maximize your potential however you will have to stand still. Staying still increases both your damage but also your Mana Regen.

The Mana Consumption of the Build is extremely high, so you will have to cast Nature’s Blessing often but also Inner Peace to restore Mana. Thanks to a few Staff Skills the Build can deal Fire AOE damage but is only limited to one type of CC, which is the Bind from Ensnaring Arrow!

ProsCons
Massive Damage from RangeExtremely Mana consuming
Ranged and Magic DamageLimited CC
AOE Damage skillsStationary for best damage
Hits from distance, enemies cannot reachLow Health

TL Staff and Longbow DPS Build Summary

This Staff and Longbow TL Build is a powerful DPS Build for every type of PVE Gameplay in Throne and Liberty. The Build relies on range to deliver massive raw damage with Longbow skills or Elemental Staff abilities. A flexible DPS Build that can bind and immobilize enemies in order to increase its overall Damage from distance. Thanks to Fire Damage skills from the Staff Weapon, the Build can deal significant AOE damage and help you clear larger groups of enemies at the same time. This Staff and Longbow DPS Build is a powerful Sniping Build for Throne and Liberty!

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