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Bulwark Gyro

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Bulwark Gyro

Not available underwater  
20 Recharge time
25 Recharge time
 15 Hero point  
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Scrapper tango icon 20px.png Scrapper
Tool belt 
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 Defense Field
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Deploy a bulwark gyro to apply Watchful Eye to nearby allies.

 Damage.png Damage Reduced: 33%
 Bulwark Gyro.png Watchful Eye (4s): Incoming damage is reduced by a bulwark gyro.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 15s
 Interval.png Interval: 3s
 Radius.png Radius: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

  • Final Salvo Kinetic Stabilizers — Gain stability and superspeed when disabling an enemy or activating your function gyro. Deal increased damage while you have stability. Disables include stun, daze, knockback, pull, knockdown, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.


  • The cooldown starts upon gyro death.
  • The damage reduction effect lingers for the remaining duration even if gyro is destroyed.
The damage reduction is 34%, not 33%.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 16, 2017
  • The cooldown of this skill has been increased from 20 seconds to 25 seconds in PvP only.
July 26, 2016
  • The damage reduction of this skill has been reduced from 50% to 33%.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Bulwark Gyro has been added to the game.