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Ranged can mean several things in World of Warcraft:

  • An adjective used to describe a weapon, spell, or ability that is used primarily at a distance from the target.
  • Ranged may also describe a class whose abilities are primarily ranged. For the opposite of ranged, see melee.
  • The old Ranged equipment slot on the character info window or paper doll which was removed with the World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Mists of Pandaria expansion.
    • Ranged weapons are now equipped like any other weapon, so a player must make a choice between a ranged weapon and another type (pretty much only hunters use a ranged weapon as their primary, but some casters might use wands).
    • Ranged weapons also had their minimum use distance removed.

Ranged weapons

Typical ranged weapons include:

Ranged classes

Typical ranged classes include:

See also

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