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Barrier Blast

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Barrier Blast

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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0.75¾ Activation time  

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: 260 (0.29)?
 Confusion.png3 Confusion (5s): 165 Damage, 148 Damage on Skill Use
 Confusion.png2 Confusion (2s): 44 Damage, 99 Damage 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

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives

Firearms Firearms

Mechanist Mechanist

  • Mech Frame: Channeling Conduits Mech Frame: Channeling Conduits — Unlocks the Mech Command skill Crisis Zone. When you or your mech apply barrier, also grant alacrity to the affected target. Your mech gains a greater percentage of your concentration and healing power stats.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 23, 2022
  • (PvE only) Base barrier value reduced from 434 to 260.
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