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"It is an honor to serve."

Gwyneth is a strength-based ranger of the Lightbearer faction that makes use of attribute bonuses when left unhindered. She can reduce enemy accuracy and deal them burn damage. She is one of the Lightbearer's most viable damage dealers, allowing her to pump out damage and crowd control enemies.

Gwyneth's ultimate ability "Divine Arrow" rains a barrage of arrows upon her enemies to reduce both their health and accuracy, granted that the enemy side of the battlefield isn't empty.


Gwyneth has long since been aware of the fact that she was adopted. Though her stepfather gave her all the love and care in the world, the lack of any blood relations still causes occasional insecurities. As a result, Gwyneth has always been very strict with herself to make sure she does not let others down.

Growing up alongside princesses of the royal family, Gwyneth turned out as a fair, elegant lady who possesses confidence and dignity, but is never arrogant. Her stepfather sets a great example for her about being a loyal, persistent, and determined person. To Princess Peggy, she is a trusted friend and a stern teacher during archery training.

Loved by the people around her, Gwyneth has grown up to be a soldier who is strong enough to protect the Princess, serve the King, and guard the Kingdom.[1]


Gwyneth is the adopted daughter of Hendrik, captain of the royal guard. Despite having no blood relation to the famously strong soldier, she does possess the same incredible might. A point at which the two diverge is that where her adoptive father avoids bloodshed wherever possible, favoring defensive combat techniques, Gwyneth has no such reservations.

Being the daughter of someone so close to the King, Gwyneth grew up alongside the sons and daughters of the nobility. While most of the privileged youngsters treated martial instruction as an amusing diversion, strolling out to the range to loose a few arrows in friendly competition, Gwyneth took to it wholeheartedly. She saw the fulfillment her father got from his service to the crown and wanted the same thing. Still, she knew that despite his position, she'd have little chance of making the cut any time soon. It was unheard of for someone untested in battle to be assigned something as important as personally defending the monarch. And besides, she was just a kid.

Her aggressive nature and singular focus made her intimidating to the other children, so Gwyneth would typically seek the company of adults. Where the others made friends with peers and pets, Gwyneth befriended the palace guards and grizzled veterans of the king's army. They were a lot more fun than the other kids, with their stories of battles and advice on fighting. In time, she began to accompany her father and his comrades on the outings he deemed safe. She loved riding alongside the soldiers, listening in on their banter and recollections. There were always plenty of laughs to go around, and sometimes a bit of excitement at the hint of danger. It was on an excursion much like this that Gwyneth was forced to prove herself.

There was a hunt near the castle grounds. The woods here were well patrolled and no bandit would ever dream of attempting anything so close to the residence of the king himself. Their hunting party was in good spirits, not even bothering to be stealthy. The king was drawing heavily from his skin of wine and requesting songs from the guardsmen in turn. A hunt was, after all, as good an excuse to go for a ride as any. As they entered a clearing, they inadvertently disturbed a rock triton. The massive, dragon-like beasts were never seen so close to the castle, and the hunting party was taken completely off guard. Before they could register what was happening, one guardsman lay crushed under its massive jaw, his breastplate punctured and crumbled like parchment. Hendrik began shouting orders. Soldiers took up defensive positions around the king and others advanced on the beast. Their weapons were useless against its incredibly tough scales, and despite Hendrik's best efforts, men were falling to the creature.

A soldier in the back was fumbling with a portable ballista. He struggled to wind it up, this usually being a two-man job. Gwyneth dropped nimbly from her mount and pushed the young soldier aside. With a few quick motions, she had readied the weapon. The triton roared, exposing a deep red throat. With a heavy thrum, the arm-length bolt flew between the thing's teeth, the heavy iron head bursting from the back of its neck in a spray of gore. It fell among the dead and injured soldiers as the others turned to locate the source of their salvation.

The king had known that Gwyneth aspired to the royal guard, but had never taken her seriously. Seeing the calm efficiency with which she had dispatched the monster, he changed his mind. "Hendrik!" He shouted. "Your daughter works with you now."

"I've killed tougher stuff than you."


Unlock Level


Name Icon Description
1 Divine Arrow S601.png "Gwyneth fires a divine arrow into the sky which splits into multiple arrows that then rain down upon the enemy half of the battlefield, dealing 210% damage to any enemies that are struck while also reducing their Accuracy by 90 for 8 seconds. This ability cannot be activated if the enemy side of the battlefield is empty.
11 Flaming Arrows S602.png Gwyneth's normal attacks will prioritize the enemy directly opposite her current position. Her normal attacks deal high damage and have a low attack frequency. Gwyneth's normal attacks have a 60% chance to become flaming arrows. Gwyneth's flaming arrows deal 220% damage to enemies on impact and causes them to burn for 5 seconds, dealing 40% damage per second.
21 Flaming Arrows S602.png Enemy's health recovery is reduced by 30% while burning.
41 Lightning Arrows S603.png Normal attacks have a 60% chance to become lightning arrows that can damage multiple nearby enemies for 220% damage with chain lightning. Lightning arrows can also be combined with flaming arrows, allowing for the burning effect of the 'Flaming Arrow' ability to also affect multiple nearby enemies.
61 Strength In Numbers S604.png Accuracy is raised by 80 and Crit Rating by 25% when there are no enemies in Gwyneth's immediate vicinity.
81 Divine Arrow S601.png Damage is increased to 240%, Enemy's Accuracy is reduced by 120.
101 Flaming Arrows S602.png Normal attacks have a 70% Chance to become flaming arrows, burning effect deals 60% damage per second.
121 Lightning Arrows S603.png Normal attacks have a 70% to become lightning arrows.
141 Strength In Numbers S604.png Accuracy is raised by 120 and Critical Strike damage is raised by 25% when there are no enemies in Gwyneth's immediate vicinity.
161 Divine Arrow S601.png Damage is increased to 270%, Enemy's Accuracy is reduced by 150.
181 Flaming Arrows S602.png Enemy's health recovery is reduced by 50% while burning.
201 Lightning Arrows S603.png Stuns target enemy and any enemies hit by lightning.
221 Strength In Numbers S604.png Accuracy is raised to 160 and Crit Rating is raised to 30%.

Engraving Abilities

Unlock Level (Eternal Engravings) Name Icon Description
30 Lightning Arrows
Enhance the ability Lightning Arrows, Stun effect is extended by 1 second.

Reach 2 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

Reach 3 star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

60 Strength In Numbers
Enhance the ability Strength In Numbers, When Normal Attacks use fire or lightning the damage is increased to 260%.

Reach 4 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

Reach 5 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

80 Endeavor
Arena of Heroes, Legend's Challenger Tournament, Legends' Championship, Heroes of Esperia: CRIT +10 ATK +10%

Signature Item

Item: Shooting Star

Weapon 60.png

As tall as a person, this longbow requires great strength and accuracy to be used efficiently. The bow gets its name due to the high velocity of its arrows, which are said to be as fast as a shooting star.

Skill: Focus Fire


Attack Rating is raised to 10% when in close proximity to allied heroes.

  • [+10 Unlocks] Attack Rating is raised to 20%
  • [+20 Unlocks] Gwyneth fires two arrows in quick succession when she or a nearby ally uses their ultimate ability
  • [+30 Unlocks] Attack Rating is raised to 30%

Furniture Set Bonuses 

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Arrows of Swiftness

  • [3/9 Mythic Pieces] Gwyneth's first Normal Attack triggers the abilities "Flaming Arrow" and "Lightning Arrow" simultaneously. The damage for this attack is also increased by 15%.
  • [9/9 Mythic Pieces] "Flaming Arrow" and "Lightning Arrow" are triggered following the death of any non-summoned enemies. The damage for this attack is also increased by 15%.

Voice Lines

  • "It is an honor to serve."
  • "My arrows will find you!"
  • "Justice approaches."
  • "A swift death is a humane death."
  • "Though she be but little, she is fierce!"
  • "You shall never be triumphant!"
  • "Fight or die!"

Hero Usage Guide


Hero Deep Dive- Gwyneth - AFK Arena

To view the transcribed version of this guide, see Gwyneth/Usage Guide.

Official Art


In-Game Designs

Dolly's Corner Profile

Skin Display


  • Gwyneth is the adopted daughter of Hendrik.
  • Players receive an elite copy of Gwyneth with their first in-game purchase.
  • While collecting a gift from Gwyneth in The Oak Inn, she will say the following: "Brave Adventurer: I am a marksman, but more so, I am a soldier. Even if swords rain down from the sky, I must stop hiding under his wings and learn to stand up for myself."
  • Gwyneth is the first and only ranger hero to be strength-based.
















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