Static Discharge

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Static Discharge

Specialization
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Tools
Tier
Adept
Type
Major
Game link

Discharge a bolt of lightning whenever you use a tool belt skill.


— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • The triggered skill is Static Discharge.
  • A bolt of lightning is released directly to the selected target, when using skills with a targeting system such as Surprise Shot or Throw Wrench.
  • A bolt of lightning is released to the direction the character is currently looking at, when using skills without a targeting system such as Reconstruction Field or Detection Pulse. To prevent shooting your bolt into the ground, stand still and start using an auto attack before using such a tool belt skill. This causes the engineer to face the target directly.
  • A bolt of lightning is released to the targeted location, when using skills with a groundtargeting system such as Grenade Barrage or Med Pack Drop.
  • Works as expected with sequence skills such as Mine Field; each activation of a tool belt skill will trigger the trait.
  • Since the Heart of Thorns expansion, this trait no longer causes queue interrupts after using a tool belt skill.
  • Since the Heart of Thorns expansion, this trait no longer has two different Static Discharges, one stronger than the other, for different tool belt skill under special circumstances.