Big Ol' Bomb

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Big Ol' Bomb

0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Parent skill
Bomb Kit.png Bomb Kit
Profession mechanic
Tool belt
Game link
External links

Set a timed charge with a big blast that launches nearby foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 658 (2.475)?
 Damage.png Damage: 3 (0.01)?
 Launch.png Launch: 400
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Fuse Time: 3 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 300
 Explosion.png Explosion
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Evade.png Defiance Break: 232[sic]

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives

Inventions Inventions

Tools Tools

Scrapper Scrapper


The Defiance Break displays 232 instead of 332.
  • This skill causes 332 Defiance bar damage.
  • The bomb has detonation delay of about 3 seconds.
  • As long as Fire Bomb or Smoke Bomb are used immediately before or after this skill, the blast finisher will activate the respective combo field.
  • Damage value is shown without equipped weapon or kit and should not be used for power coefficient calculations.

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.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Reduced recharge from 25 seconds to 20 seconds.
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 2.475 to 0.01.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased damage by 10%.
February 22, 2017
  • This skill is now affected by Short Fuse.
  • The visual size of this bomb has been increased by 33%.
  • Skills that count as explosions for the traits Steel-Packed Powder, Explosive Powder, and Shrapnel are now marked with a skill fact.
October 18, 2016
  • The knockdown duration of this ability has been increased from 2 seconds to 3 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Recharge reduced from 30 seconds to 25 seconds.
October 07, 2012
  • This skill has been updated to be a blast finisher.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Big Ol' Bomb has been added to the game.