Detonate (engineer skill)

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Detonate Mine Field.png


Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Parent skill
Throw Mine.png Throw Mine
Throw Mine.png → 
Detonate Mine Field.png
Game link

Detonate your mine to damage foes and remove a boon from them.

Damage.png Damage: 798 (3.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 3 (0.01)?
Stun.png Stun: 2 seconds
Stun.png Stun: 10.5½ seconds
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Explosion Radius: 240
Explosion.png Explosion
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives

Inventions Inventions

Tools Tools

Scrapper Scrapper

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 04, 2022
  • Reduced number of boons removed from 2 to 1 in WvW only.
August 23, 2022
  • (All game modes) The animation aftercast before another skill may be used has been reduced by 0.5 seconds. The mine will now detonate immediately if there is an enemy target in proximity when the mine lands. Now causes knockdown instead of knockback, with a duration of 2 seconds in PvE and 1 second in PvP and WvW. (PvE only) Damage multiplier increased from 2 to 3. Boons removed from targets increased from 1 to 3.
June 28, 2022
  • Reduced number of boons removed from 3 to 2 in WvW only.
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
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.
April 19, 2016
  • The damage has been increased by 20%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Detonate has been added to the game.