Aim-Assisted Rocket

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Aim-Assisted Rocket.png

Aim-Assisted Rocket

3 Recharge time
Specialization
Engineer icon small.png Explosives (trait list)
Tier
Master
Type
Major
Training cost
5 Hero points
Game link
External links
API

Missile hits launch a rocket at your target. After enough rockets have been fired, an orbital strike is called instead. This trait has an internal cooldown

 Miscellaneous effect.png Missiles Until Orbital Strike: 4
 Interval.png Interval: 3 seconds

— In-game description

Trait skills[edit]

Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Fire Rocket Barrage.png Aim-Assisted Rocket (PvE) Fire a seeking rocket at your foe.
Fire Rocket Barrage.png Aim-Assisted Rocket (WvW, PvP) Fire a seeking rocket at your foe.
Orbital Strike.png Orbital Command Strike Call down energy from the sky to blast an area.

Related traits[edit]

Traits that improve this trait

Mechanist Mechanist

Notes[edit]

Throwing nets to capture baby dolyaks during the Help Maxtar Rapidstep capture dolyaks renown heart will trigger the orbital strike but not the rockets.
  • "Missile hits" refers to hits done by projectiles.
  • For Mechanists mech pets the interval is increased to 6 seconds.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 02, 2022
  • This trait no longer has a minimum range. Instead, it only activates on hits from missile weapons. The mechanist's mech pet now triggers this trait at half the previous rate, with an internal cooldown of 6 seconds.
June 28, 2022
  • Minimum range threshold reduced from 450 to 150.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Rockets are now only fired on critical hits. Rocket recharge reduced from 10 seconds to 3 seconds. Rockets now require the engineer to be at least 450 distance from the target to fire. Every fifth rocket instead calls an Orbital Strike.
March 27, 2018
  • Reduced damage by 50% in PvP and WvW.
February 22, 2017
  • Skills that count as explosions for the traits Steel-Packed Powder, Explosive Powder, and Shrapnel are now marked with a skill fact.
August 25, 2015
  • The rocket fired by this trait can now activate the effects of the trait Shrapnel.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Aim-Assisted Rocket has been added to the game.