Bunker Down

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Bunker Down

Engineer icon small.png Inventions (trait list)
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
1 Recharge time
Bunker Down

Create a proximity mine at your target's location and a med kit at your location when you disable an enemy.

— In-game description

Trait skill[edit]

Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Summon D-Series Golem.png Bandage 1 Drop a pack of bandages that provides a little healing.
Bunker Down.png Bunker Down 1 Detonates when enemies draw near.

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives[edit]


  • Creates a Bandage slightly in front of the player.
  • Creates proximity mines by the name of Bunker Down beneath the disabled enemy, the mine will explode immediately.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 19, 2024
  • This trait now triggers when disabling an enemy instead of when critically striking. The mine now spawns at the enemy's location instead of near the player. Reduced the internal cooldown from 4 seconds to 1 second. Increased the mine power coefficient from 0.77 to 0.95. The bandage now cleanses a condition, and its base healing has been increased from 502 to 598.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased internal cooldown from 3 seconds to 4 seconds.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased damage by 10%.
May 16, 2017
  • The cooldown of this trait has been increased from 2 seconds to 3 seconds in PvP only.
February 22, 2017
  • Skills that count as explosions for the traits Steel-Packed Powder, Explosive Powder, and Shrapnel are now marked with a skill fact.
July 26, 2016
  • Dropped bandages will no longer grant regeneration.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Inventions Grandmaster tier.
  • Added: When you critically hit, create a med pack (approximately 500 healing and 4 seconds of regeneration) at your location.
May 20, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the damage skill fact to scale incorrectly when Explosive Powder was traited.
April 15, 2014
  • Bunker Down has been added to the game.