Marksmanship is the skill involved in ranged attacks executed with crossbows and guns. Crossbows deal less damage than guns, but have the utility of being able to fire various Additional Effect bolts. Guns are high-damage high-delay weapons capable of incredible damage output.

Job Ratings

Job Skill Rank Cap at Lv.1 Cap at Lv.37 Cap at Lv.75
Ranger A- 6 114 269
Corsair B 5 109 250
Thief C+ 5 105 230
Ninja C 5 105 225
Warrior D 4 101 210
Dark Knight E 4 94 200

Equipment that Enhance this Skill

Name Lvl Slot Effects Jobs
Gun Belt 30 Waist Latent Effect:Markmanship Skill+5 All Jobs
Faith Torque 73 Neck MND+5 Hand-to-Hand Skill+7 Marksmanship Skill+7 All Jobs

Weapon Skills

Name EX Skill Level Info
Hot Shot EX 10 Deals fire elemental damage to enemy.
Split Shot EX 40 Ignores enemy's defense. Amount ignored varies with TP.
Sniper Shot EX 80 Lowers enemy's INT. Chance of critical varies with TP.
Slug Shot EX 175 Delivers a powerful but inaccurate attack. Accuracy varies with TP.
Blast Shot SP 200 Delivers a two-hit melee ranged attack. Accuracy varies with TP.
Heavy Shot SP 225 Delivers a single-hit attack. Chance of critical varies with TP.
Detonator EX 250 Delivers a single-hit attack. Damage varies with TP.
Coronach Ferdinand, Annihilator Only Additional effect: temporarily lowers Enmity.

Crossbows by Level

Name Lvl Dam Del DPS Effects Jobs
Light Crossbow 1 6 288 1.25 WAR/DRK/RNG
Light Crossbow +1 1 7 280 1.50 Ranged Attack +3 WAR/DRK/RNG
Legionnaire's Crossbow 10 10 288 2.08 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Crossbow 12 12 288 2.50 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Crossbow +1 12 13 280 2.79 Ranged Attack +6 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Bastokan Crossbow 15 11 280 2.36 HP +4 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Republic Crossbow 15 12 272 2.65 HP +6 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Almogavar Bow Rare 20 15 288 3.12 Ranged Attack +4 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Power Crossbow 25 17 288 3.54 Agility +1 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Zamburak 30 19 288 3.96 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Zamburak +1 30 20 280 4.29 Ranged Attack +9 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Rikonodo 37 24 288 5.00 Ranged Accuracy +3, Ranged Attack +3 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Killer Crossbow 40 24 288 5.00 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Thug's Zamburak Rare 40 24 288 5.00 Agility +1, Ranged Accuracy +2 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Tell's Crossbow 44 23 260 5.31 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Arbalest 50 29 288 6.04 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Arbalest +1 50 30 280 6.43 Ranged Attack +12 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Leo Crossbow 54 27 232 6.98 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Leo Crossbow +1 54 27 204 7.94 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Lion Crossbow 54 27 260 6.23 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Armbrust Rare 58 34 288 7.08 Ranged Accuracy +3, Ranged Attack +10 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Heavy Crossbow 60 34 288 7.08 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Heavy Crossbow +1 60 35 280 7.50 Ranged Attack +15 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Velocity Bow 63 26 216 7.22 Agility +1 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Velocity Bow +1 63 27 210 7.71 Agility +2, Ranged Attack +16 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Othinus' Bow RareExclusive 67 54 432 7.50 Ranged Attack +18 RNG
Flagellant's Crossbow 68 34 288 7.08 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Machine Crossbow 69 18 130 8.31 Ranged Attack +18 RNG
Repeating Crossbow 69 17 144 7.08 RNG
Grosveneur's Bow Rare 70 40 320 7.50 Ranged Accuracy +12, Ranged Attack +3, Agility +4 RNG
Storm Zamburak RareExclusive 70 36 288 7.50 Assault: DMG: 38, Ranged Attack +10 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Ziska's Crossbow Rare 71 28 216 7.78 Ranged Accuracy +8 THF/RNG
Perdu Crossbow RareExclusive 73 35 288 7.29 Latent Effect: DMG: 39 WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Staurobow 74 36 288 7.50 Agility +4, Enhances Demon Killer Effect WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Staurobow +1 74 37 280 7.93 Agility +4, Ranged Attack +18, Enhances Demon Killer Effect WAR/THF/DRK/RNG

Bolts by Level

Name Lvl Dam Del Effects Jobs
Rusty Bolt 1 9 200 Ranged Accuracy: -3 RNG
Crossbow Bolt 1 10 192 WAR/DRK/RNG
Bronze Bolt 1 10 192 WAR/DRK/RNG
Dogbolt 10 16 200 Ranged Accuracy: -3 RNG
Blind Bolt 10 16 200 Additional effect: Blindness WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Acid Bolt 15 21 192 Additional effect: Weakens Defense WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Sleep Bolt 20 1 288 Additional effect: Sleep WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Dogbolt +1 21 18 200 Ranged Accuracy: -4 RNG
Bloody Bolt 25 1 240 Additional effect: HP Drain WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Venom Bolt 25 29 192 Additional effect: Poison WAR/THF/DRK/RNG
Dogbolt +2 25 25 200 Ranged Accuracy: -5 RNG
Dogbolt +3 30 28 200 Ranged Accuracy: -5 RNG
Holy Bolt 30 32 192 Additional effect: Light Damage WAR/DRK/RNG
Mythril Bolt 40 40 192 WAR/DRK/RNG
Dogbolt +4 40 36 200 Ranged Accuracy: -6 RNG
Darksteel Bolt 52 50 192 WAR/DRK/RNG
Dogbolt +5 52 45 200 Ranged Accuracy: -7 RNG
Gold Musketeer's Bolt Exclusive 60 60 140 Ranged Accuracy: +10 Ranged Attack: +20 WAR/DRK/RNG

Guns by Level

Name Lvl Dam Del DPS Effects Jobs
Hakenbuechse 6 9 600 0.90 Resist Vs. Fire +2 RNG
Bandit's Gun 15 14 600 1.40 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Bandit's Gun +1 15 15 582 1.55 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Tanegashima 19 15 600 1.50 RNG/NIN
Tanegashima +1 19 16 582 1.65 RNG/NIN
Platoon Gun 20 15 600 1.50 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Arquebus 22 18 600 1.80 RNG
Arquebus +1 22 19 582 1.96 RNG
Pirate's Gun 27 20 600 2.00
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-3, Resist Vs. Water +6
THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Pirate's Gun +1 27 21 582 2.16
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-3, Resist Vs. Lightning +3, Resist Vs. Water +9, Ranged Accuracy +5
THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Mars's Hexagun 30 22 480 2.75 Ranged Accuracy +3 COR
Mars's Hexagun +1 30 23 466 2.96 Ranged Accuracy +5 COR
Military Gun 30 23 548 2.52 Ranged Attack +7 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Serpentine Gun 34 25 660 2.27 Ranged Accuracy +10, Ranged Attack +10 RNG
Darksteel Hexagun 36 25 480 3.12 Ranged Accuracy +4 COR
Darksteel Hexagun +1 36 26 466 3.35 Ranged Accuracy +6 COR
Trump Gun RareExclusive 40 28 480 3.50 Agility +2, Ranged Accuracy +2 COR
Negoroshiki 42 28 600 2.80 RNG/NIN
Negoroshiki +1 42 29 582 2.99 RNG/NIN
Deluxe Carbine 46 32 600 3.20 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Musketeer Gun 50 34 582 3.51 Ranged Accuracy +10 RNG
Seadog Gun 50 25 600 2.50 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Seadog Gun +1 50 26 582 2.68 Ranged Attack +10 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Musketeer Gun +1 52 35 565 3.72 Ranged Accuracy +10, Outside of Nation Controlled Area: Ranged Attack +8 RNG
Musketeer Gun +2 52 36 548 3.94 Ranged Accuracy +10, Outside of Nation Controlled Area: Ranged Attack +9 RNG
Matchlock Gun 56 36 600 3.60 RNG/COR
Matchlock Gun +1 56 37 582 3.81 RNG/COR
Shark Gun RareExclusive 60 39 582 4.02 Ranged Accuracy +5, Besieged: Ranged Attack +5 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Hexagun 65 30 480 3.75 Ranged Accuracy +5 COR
Hexagun +1 65 31 466 3.99 Ranged Accuracy +7 COR
Hellfire 70 41 660 3.73 Ranged Accuracy +5, Ranged Attack +15 RNG
Hellfire +1 70 42 640 3.94 Ranged Accuracy +7, Ranged Attack +17 RNG
Gun of Trials RareExclusive 71 39 600 3.90 Latent Effect: HP +20, Latent Effect:
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RNG/COR
Imperial Gun RareExclusive 71 40 600 4.00 Depending On Day: Increases Elemental Weapon Skill Damage RNG
Coffinmaker RareExclusive 72 27 600 2.70 Ranged Accuracy +9, Latent Effect: Damage 40 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Martial Gun 72 39 612 3.82 TP Bonus RNG/COR
Peacemaker 72 13 270 2.89 Agility +5, Enmity -2 COR
Corsair's Gun 75 41 600 4.10 RNG/COR
Corsair's Gun +1 75 42 582 4.33 RNG/COR
Relic Gun RareExclusive 75 1 999 0.06 RNG
Marksman Gun RareExclusive 75 1 600 0.10 Dynamis: DMG: 39, Resist Vs. Fire +7 RNG
Dynamis Gun RareExclusive 75 39 600 3.90 Dynamis: DMG: 42, Resist Vs. Fire +9 RNG
Ferdinand RareExclusive 75 47 600 4.70 Dynamis: "Coronach" RNG
Annihilator RareExclusive 75 47 582 4.85 Ranged Accuracy +20, "Coronach", Ranged Attack +10 RNG

Bullets by Level

Name Lvl Dam Del Effects Jobs
Bronze Bullet 1 3 240 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Copper Bullet 15 10 240 RNG
Bullet 22 46 240 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Antique Bullet 22 42 249 Ranged Accuracy: -4 RNG
Spartan Bullet 30 1 240 Ranged Accuracy: +5, Additional effect: Stun RNG
Antique Bullet +1 42 61 249 Ranged Accuracy: -6 RNG
Iron Bullet 50 55 240 THF/RNG/NIN/COR
Silver Bullet 50 81 240 RNG
Gold Bullet 50 46 247 Ranged Accuracy: +5 THF/RNG/NIN
Platinum Bullet 50 46 249 Ranged Accuracy: +10 THF/RNG/NIN
Corsair Bullet 61 57 240 Ranged Accuracy: +25 COR
Steel Bullet 66 70 240 RNG/COR

Cannons by Level

Name Lvl Dam Del DPS Effects Jobs
Culverin 73 50 760 3.95 Ranged Accuracy -10 Ranged Attack +18 THF/RNG
Culverin +1 73 51 737 4.15 Ranged Accuracy -12 Ranged Attack +20 THF/RNG

(Aside from using shells instead of bullets, cannons are identical to guns.)

Shells by Level

Name Lvl Dam Del Effects Jobs
Cannon Shell 73 90 300 THF/ RNG
Heavy Shell RareExclusive 75 99 360 Ranged Accuracy: -15, Ranged Attack: +20 RNG

Marksmanship Guides

Marksmanship Skill: Guide to Lower Level Crossbow Skill-up

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