Dragon's Dogma 2 - Archer Vocation Class Guide
An explanation and guide for the Archer Vocation, a Basic Class in Dragon's Dogma 2 (Dragon's Dogma

Archer Vocation Class Overview and Guide for Dragon's Dogma 2

Dragon's Dogma 2 - Archer Vocation Class Guide

Archer Vocation Overview

The Archer vocation specializes in long-range attacks using a bow and arrow. They perform their attacks from afar and can target enemies in high positions. In addition, they are essential in supporting the frontline. For example, by targeting enemy weaknesses, they can create opportunities for your allies to strike.

Vocation Class List and Guides

How to Unlock Archer Vocation Class

Vocation How to Unlock
Dragon's Dogma 2 - Archer Class (Icon)Archer
  • Unlocked by default.
  • Assigned Maister: Taliesin
  • Maister's Location: Sacred Arbor
  • Quests: Gift of the Bow and A Trial of Archery

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Archer Starter Weapons and Equipment

Weapon Fluted Bow or Bespoke Bow
Head Armor Felt Cap
Body Armor Deepwood Jacket or Hunter's Mail
Leg Armor Woodland Boots or Sprinter's Boots

Archer Strengths and Weaknesses

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Arisen Stats Guide

Archer Vocation Skills

Archer Weapon Skills

Vocation Class Weapon Skills

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Archer Core Skills

Vocation Class Core Skills

Skill Rank Dcp Cost Skill Effect
Loose Rank 1 0 Dcp Aims and fires an arrow at a nearby foe. Can be employed while moving. If employed while clinging to or pinning down a target, the user pierces the target with the arrow directly.
Front Kick Rank 1 0 Dcp Unleashes a swift kick that causes the target to flinch. Launches the user backward if the kick connects in mid-air.
Steady Shot Rank 1 0 Dcp Draws the bow carefully, allowing for precise aim. Can be employed while moving. Length of the draw affects arrow impact and distance flown
Leaping Punt Rank 1 150 Dcp Delivers a weighty kick that can knock foes off balance. Launches the user backward after it connects.
Parting Shot Rank 2 250 Dcp Fires an arrow while jumping back after performing a Leaping Punt or a mid-air Front Kick.
Swift Nock Rank 3 400 Dcp Enables the user to nock arrows more quickly when using Loose or Steady Shot.
Puncture Dart Rank 4 600 Dcp Draws the bowstring to its absolute limit before firing. Makes aiming more difficult, but allows arrows to pierce targets with greater impact.

Archer Augment Skills

Vocation Class Augment Skills

Skill Rank Dcp Cost Skill Effect
Ambuscade Rank 2 300 Dcp Increases damage dealt by your attacks when targets are not in battle stance.Increases your maximum Stamina.
Endurance Rank 4 900 Dcp Increases your maximum Stamina.
Radiance Rank 6 1,800 Dcp Causes your lantern to consume less oil and illuminate a wider area.
Lethality Rank 8 3,000 Dcp Increases damage dealt when striking a target's vitals.
Avidity Rank 9 5,000 Dcp Enables you to clamber up cliffs and scale foes and other surfaces more quickly.
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