Hornet Sting

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Fire an exploding projectile.
Core Activation Skill
  • Successful attack made during Awakening will activate the Core Attack.
Final Enhanced Skill
  • Projectiles will follow the curve of paths.


Class Level Required
Code: Exotic 30

Skill Information

Mode Damage (Magical) MP Usage Cooldown
Cannonball Explosion
PvE 534% 1845% 100 MP 7 Seconds
PvP 203% 702%

Skill Traits

Empowered Hornet StingReversed Hornet Sting
Attribute EffectAttribute EffectMP UsageCooldown
Damage increased to 120%MP Usage decreased to 80%
Cooldown increased to 120%
80 MP8.4 Seconds

Total Damage


Tips and Details

  • The Cannonball will only damage the first enemy it comes in contact with but the Explosion can hit all enemies near that target as well.
  • The Explosion hitbox lingers a bit after the visual for it disappears, potentially catching opponents off-guard.


Date Changes
02/19/2009 11/23/2011
  • Hornet Sting added.
06/27/2013 11/06/2013
  • Renamed Hornet Sting - Explosion.
08/20/2015 01/27/2016
  • Renamed Hornet Sting.
10/29/2015 03/16/2016
  • Enhanced trait changed to Empowered.
06/30/2016 07/13/2016
  • Casting speed increased by 30%.
01/12/2017 01/24/2017
  • Damage decreased.
04/27/2017 05/10/2017
  • Damage increased.
  • Explosion damage decreased.
07/13/2017 07/26/2017
  • Awakened trait changed to Reversed.
04/05/2018 04/18/2018
  • Damage increased.
06/20/2019 07/17/2019
  • Changed to be completely magical damage.

Alternative Names

Server Name Translation
Korean Flag.png South Korea 호넷 스팅 Hornet Sting
Japanese Flag.png Japan ホーネットスティング Hornet Sting
Chinese Flag.png China (Simplified Chinese) 电磁飞弹 Electromagnetic Missile
American Flag.png North America Hornet Sting - Explosion (between November 6, 2013 and January 27, 2016)
German Flag.png Germany Stich der Hornisse Hornet Sting
Spanish Flag.png Spain Picadura de avispón Hornet Sting
French Flag.png France Dard de frelon Hornet Sting
Italian Flag.png Italy Puntura del Calabrone Hornet Sting
Polish Flag.png Poland Żądło Szerszenia Hornet Sting
English Flag.png United Kingdom Sting of the Hornet
Brazil Flag.png Brazil Ferrão de Vespa Wasp Sting