Blunderbuss

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Blunderbuss

0.5½ Activation time  9 Recharge time  

Profession
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Weapon
Rifle
 
Weapon slot 3
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Fire several shards of shrapnel that inflict more damage the closer you are to foes.

 Damage.png Maximum Damage: 742 (1.76)?
 Damage.png Minimum Damage: 464 (1.10)?
 Bleeding.png3 Maximum Bleeding (9s): 594 Damage
 Bleeding.png3 Minimum Bleeding (3s): 198 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Notes[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 16, 2019
  • This skill now respects line of sight.
April 23, 2019
  • Rather than inflicting between 1 and 4 stacks of bleeding for 7 seconds based on range, this skill now inflicts 3 stacks of bleeding with a duration of between 3 and 9 seconds based on range.
  • This skill has been reworked to scale damage dynamically based on distance rather than at various tiers so that closer is always better, not just when the engineer crosses a particular range threshold.
  • The range of this skill has been increased from 700 to 900.
May 08, 2018
  • Reduced the recharge of this skill from 10 seconds to 9 seconds
December 12, 2017
  • Reduced bleeding stacks from 2 – 5 to 1 – 4, based on range (reverts previous change).
  • Increased bleeding duration from 5 seconds to 7 seconds.
February 22, 2017
  • This skill has been unsplit from PvP and will now deal the higher (10%) damage values in all areas of the game.
  • Increased bleeding stacks from 1 – 4 to 2 – 5, based on range.
  • Increased bleeding duration from 4 seconds to 5 seconds.
December 13, 2016
  • The damage of this ability has been increased by 10% at all range thresholds in PvP only.
July 28, 2015
  • Increased the range to 700.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for distance scaling.
December 10, 2013
  • Increased the range of this skill from 400 to 500 (700 when traited with Rifled Barrels).
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Blunderbuss has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]

  • A blunderbuss is a type of firearm similar to a shotgun.