One of the basic character templates provided by Turbine. It replaced the original Archer template. Its description is as follows:
- BOW HUNTERS are specialists in the use of bows. Few characters can shoot arrows with such lethal precision as a highly trained hunter. The Bow Hunter profession contains the Arcane Lore, Finesse Weapons, Item Enchantment, Melee Defense, Missile Weapons, and Shield skills.
Suggested skills to learn as your Bow Hunter advances are: Healing, Fletching, Life Magic.
In addition to the skills listed, all characters start with the trained starting skills, bonus masteries, and bonus augmentation for their heritage listed on Character Races.
Aluvian, Gharu'ndim, Sho, Viamontian, Shadow, Gearknight, Empyrean, Undead, Tumerok:
Turbine's suggestion for advancement from before Master of Arms is to learn Healing, Fletching, and Life Magic.
|Current||Bow Hunter, Life Caster, Soldier, Swashbuckler, War Mage, Wayfarer|
|Retired||Archer, Blademaster, Enchanter, Life Mage, Sorcerer, Vagabond, Warrior|
|Player Created Templates|
|Magic||Advanced War Mage, Battle Mage, CLaW Mage, Martyr Mage, Melee Mage, Melee Martyr Mage, Og Mage, Opal Mage, Opal Tank Mage|
|Missile||Mage Slayer (PvP), PvM Archer, Pure mage/archer (no war/void)|
|Mule & Crafter||None listed|
|Hybrid||Combat Alchemist, Hybrid Mage/UA (PvP)|