Air Blast

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Air Blast

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Flamethrower.png Flamethrower
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0.5½ Activation time  15 Recharge time  
Air Blast

Push back foes and projectiles with a hot-air blast, burning foes that are already on fire.

Burning.png Burning (5s): 655 Damage
Knockback.png Knockback Distance: 400
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Evade.png Defiance Break: 150
Range.png Range: 300

— In-game description


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
July 07, 2020
  • Adjusted burning from 2 stacks for 2 seconds to 1 stack for 5 seconds.
October 18, 2016
  • The description has been updated to better specify the ability's function.
  • The burning stacks it applies have been increased from 1 to 2.
September 09, 2014
  • This skill is now more visible when used.
  • The attack of this skill has been delayed by around 0.25 seconds.
February 26, 2013
  • This ability now extends burning duration of enemies that are already burning by 2 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Air Blast has been added to the game.


  • This skill is a reference to the Team Fortress 2 Pyro class, whose flamethrowers feature an ability that deflects projectiles and pushes foes back.