Blowtorch

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Blowtorch

0.5½ Activation time  
12 Recharge time
15 Recharge time
 
Profession
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Weapon
Off hand pistol
Weapon slot 4
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Unleash flames from your pistol to burn foes. Deals more damage the closer you are.

 Damage.png Maximum Damage: 367 (1.00)?
 Damage.png Minimum Damage: 121 (0.33)?
 Burning.png4 Maximum Burning (6s): 3,144 Damage
 Burning.png2 Maximum Burning (12s): 3,144 Damage
 Burning.png4 Minimum Burning (3s): 1,572 Damage
 Burning.png2 Minimum Burning (6s): 1,572 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Firearms Firearms[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Adjusted minimum burning from 4 stacks for 3 seconds to 2 stacks for 6 seconds. Adjusted maximum burning from 4 stacks for 6 seconds to 2 stacks for 12 seconds. Increased cooldown from 12 seconds to 15 seconds.
July 16, 2019
  • This skill now applies 4 stacks of burning that scales dynamically between 3 and 6 seconds based on distance from the target. This skill now scales damage dynamically based on distance rather than using distance thresholds.
October 02, 2018
  • Increased the duration of burning inflicted by this skill from 5 seconds to 6 seconds.
February 22, 2017
  • The number of burning applications that this skill applies has been increased from 1/2/3 to 2/3/4.
April 19, 2016
  • The recharge time of this skill has been reduced from 15 seconds to 12 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Burning has been increased to 3, 2, or 1 stack of burning (5 seconds) based on range (200, 400, or 600 respectively).
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the untraited version of this skill to hit twice.
July 15, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to be unaffected by the Rifled Barrels trait.
May 20, 2014
  • This skill now lists the maximum number of targets that it hits.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for distance scaling.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the aftercast from .65 seconds to .4 seconds.
March 26, 2013
  • No longer displays "miss" on attacks that connect at medium and far distances.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Blowtorch has been added to the game.