Acid Bomb

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Acid Bomb

0.25¼ Activation time  15 Recharge time  

Profession
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Weapon kit 
Elixir Gun.png
 Elixir Gun
 
Weapon slot 4
Type
Elixir
Game link

Leap backward, spraying an acidic elixir on the ground that damages nearby foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 302 (0.85)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 5s
 Radius.png Radius: 180
 Miscellaneous effect.png Distance: 550
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Miscellaneous effect.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Alchemy Alchemy[edit]

  • Alchemy HGHElixirs grant might, have reduced recharge, and have increased duration.

Notes[edit]

  • Very useful against melee foes, especially ones who have been hit by Elixir F or another crippling attack, which forces them to stay in the puddle longer and receive more damage.
  • Acid Bomb will hit a total of 6 times, 7 when traited with HGH.
  • The leap backwards can be cancelled by pressing the swap weapon button.
  • Although the skill is categorized as an Elixir skill in-game, it does not benefit from Alchemical Tinctures. Likely because it is not "thrown or consumed."

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 29, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this skill's movement distance to be affected by movement-speed increases and decreases.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented HGH from properly functioning with this skill and granting might to nearby allies.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for jump distance: 550.
  • Removed a duplicate strike damage skill fact.
February 26, 2013
  • This ability is now a blast finisher at the start of the ability.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Acid Bomb has been added to the game.