Concussion Bomb

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Concussion Bomb

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Bomb Kit.png Bomb Kit
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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0.5½ Activation time  16 Recharge time  
Concussion Bomb

Set an explosive that causes confusion to nearby foes.

Damage.png Damage: 213 (0.6)?
Confusion.png6 Confusion (8s): 528 Damage, 297 Damage on Skill Use
Confusion.png7 Confusion (3s): 231 Damage, 346 Damage on Skill Use
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Duration.png Fuse Time: 1 second
Radius.png Radius: 240
Explosion.png Explosion

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives[edit]

Traits that affect bombs[edit]

Traits that affect all explosives[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Reduced recharge from 20 seconds to 16 seconds.
July 10, 2018
  • Increased the stacks of confusion inflicted by this skill from 5 stacks to 6 stacks in PvE.
  • Increased the stacks of confusion inflicted by this skill from 6 stacks to 7 stacks in other game modes.
  • Increased the cooldown of this skill from 18 seconds to 20 seconds.
February 07, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that caused confusion to be inflicted for a longer duration than intended.
February 06, 2018
  • This skill has been split between game modes, inflicting 6 stacks for 3 seconds in PvP and WvW, and 5 stacks for 8 seconds in PvE.
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.
October 18, 2016
  • Confusion duration has been increased from 5 seconds to 8 seconds.
  • The physical damage of this ability has been increased by 20%.
April 19, 2016
  • Bomb Kit: Fixed a bug that caused the explosions of this skill to behave oddly and not occur where the bomb was originally laid.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Bomb Kit: Fixed an effect issue so that placed bombs are now slightly offset in order to better match their animations.
August 25, 2015
  • Bombs: Increased the radius of bomb skills with a radius of 180 to 240. This change includes bombs created by the traits Evasive Powder Keg and Autodefense Bomb Dispenser.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Concussion Bomb has been added to the game.