Short Fuse

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the engineer trait. For the personal story mission, see Short Fuse (story).
Short Fuse.png

Short Fuse

Specialization
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Explosives
Tier
Master
Type
Major
Game link
External links
API

Bombs explode faster and have a faster cooldown.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Recharge Reduced: 20%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Fuse Time: ½ seconds

— In-game description

Notes[edit]

Skill Recharge Traited Recharge Fuse Time Traited Fuse Time
Bomb Kit
Bomb.png
 Bomb
1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Fire Bomb.png
 Fire Bomb
10 Recharge time 8 Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Concussion Bomb.png
 Concussion Bomb
18 Recharge time 140.5½ Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Smoke Bomb (engineer skill).png
 Smoke Bomb
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Glue Bomb.png
 Glue Bomb
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Tool belt (Bomb Kit)
Big Ol' Bomb.png
 Big Ol' Bomb
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time 3 Recharge time 20.5½ Recharge time

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 22, 2017
  • Updated the Fuse Time to correctly display the fuse time reduction of 0.5 seconds.
  • This trait now affects Big Ol' Bomb.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • No longer reduces cooldown of grenade skills.
  • Added: Your bombs explode faster.
May 28, 2013
  • Now works underwater even when the Grenadier trait is equipped.
September 25, 2012
  • This trait is no longer overwritten by the Grenadier trait. Also, this trait now works with underwater grenades.
September 17, 2012
  • Short fuse is now correctly applied to the grenade kit.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Short Fuse has been added to the game.