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Barrier Blast

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Barrier Blast

0.75¾ Activation time  
Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Mechanist icon small.png Mechanist
Main hand mace
Weapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
Mace Strike.png → Mace Smash (mechanist).png → 
Barrier Blast.png
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Smash your target with a final heavy strike, inflicting additional confusion. You, your mech, and allies near you gain barrier.

 Damage.png Damage: 513 (1.4)?
 Damage.png Damage: 367 (1.0)?
 Barrier.png Barrier: 434 (0.29)?
 Barrier.png Barrier: 260 (0.29)?
 Confusion.png3 Confusion (5s): 150 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png2 Confusion (2s): 40 Damage, 99 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 191 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Number of targets.png Barrier Targets: 5
 Radius.png Barrier Radius: 240
 Explosion.png Explosion
 Range.png Range: 130

— In-game description

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 15, 2022
  • Duration of applied confusion stacks increased from 4 seconds to 5 seconds in PvE only.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • Barrier Blast has been added to the game.
  • (Undocumented) Barrier Blast is now an Explosion in addition to its previous effects. Confusion duration has been reduced from 5 to 4 seconds, and the number of stacks has been increased from 2 to 3.
November 30, 2021
  • Barrier Blast was available during the End of Dragons Beta Event 4.
  • Damage coefficient increased from 1.0 to 1.4. Confusion duration reduced from 6s to 5s. Cast time increased by approximately 0.2 seconds.
  • Fixed a bug causing this skill to not properly apply barrier to allies in the area.
October 26, 2021