Autodefense Bomb Dispenser

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Autodefense Bomb Dispenser

Engineer icon small.png Inventions (trait list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
Autodefense Bomb Dispenser

Drop a smoke bomb when you are disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.

— In-game description

Trait skill[edit]

Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Bomb.png Smoke Bomb (PvE, WvW) 20 Set a timed charge that creates a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes.
Bomb.png Smoke Bomb (PvP) 40 Set a timed charge that creates a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 14, 2019
  • Increased the recharge from 20 seconds to 40 seconds in PvP.
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.
    • Skills that do not hit the enemy, such as Smoke Bomb and Magnetic Bomb, are no longer considered explosions for combat clarity reasons.
July 26, 2016
  • Fixed a bug in which the smoke bomb fired by this trait would hit at locations other than those specified by the effects.
  • Additionally, fixed a bug in which this skill would fail to create a smoke field.
January 26, 2016
  • The recharge of this trait has been reduced from 30 seconds to 20 seconds.
August 25, 2015
  • Increased the radius of bomb skills with a radius of 180 to 240.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Inventions Adept tier.
May 20, 2014
  • Updated the description of this trait to indicate "pull" in the list of triggers.
April 15, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the smoke field from this skill to be visually displayed before it took effect.
October 15, 2013
  • This trait now functions with Short Fuse.
June 25, 2013
  • The internal cooldown of this trait has been reduced to 30 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Autodefense Bomb Dispenser has been added to the game.