Smoke Bomb (engineer skill)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the engineer skill. For the thief skill, see Smoke Bomb (thief skill).
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Smoke Bomb

0.5½ Activation time  25 Recharge time  

Profession
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Device kit 
Bomb Kit.png
 Bomb Kit
 
Weapon slot 4
Game link

Set a timed charge that creates a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes.

 Blind 40px.png Blind (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 3
 Duration.png Fuse Time: 1s
 Duration.png Duration: 4s
 Radius.png Interval: 2s
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Smoke

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives[edit]

Inventions Inventions[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Effective both for assisting in finishing off downed classes with disabling skills, and escape tactics by following it up with Jump Shot, Detonate Healing Turret or proper timing with Big Ol' Bomb.
  • The skill applies blind every 2 seconds for a total of 3 pulses

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
April 19, 2016
  • Bomb Kit: Fixed a bug that caused the explosions of this skill to behave oddly and not occur where the bomb was originally laid.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Bomb Kit: Fixed an effect issue so that placed bombs are now slightly offset in order to better match their animations.
August 25, 2015
  • Bombs: Increased the radius of bomb skills with a radius of 180 to 240. This change includes bombs created by the traits Evasive Powder Keg and Autodefense Bomb Dispenser.
July 28, 2015
  • Fixed an issue that caused this skill to detonate at the player location rather than the bomb location.
July 07, 2015
  • Fixed the skill facts to display the proper pulse interval.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number of pulses.
May 28, 2013
  • No longer deletes the bomb if the player jumps at the wrong time.
December 03, 2012
  • Cleaned up skill facts.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's radius has been reduced to 180 from 240 when traited.
  • Smoke Bomb is now active for 4 seconds, pulsing every 2.
  • This change also affects the Autodefense Bomb Dispenser trait.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Smoke Bomb has been added to the game.