Detonate Cluster

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Detonate Cluster

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Short bow
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Cluster Bomb.png → 
Detonate Cluster.png
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1 Activation time  
Detonate Cluster

Detonate your cluster bomb in midair.

Damage.png Small Explosion: 183 (0.5)?
Damage.png Small Explosion: 138 (0.375)?
Bleeding.png Bleeding (4s): 88 Damage
Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 4
Number of targets.png Maximum Targets per Impact: 3
Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Deadly Arts Deadly Arts

Acrobatics Acrobatics

Trickery Trickery


  • Detonating splits the bomb into four bombs in a triangular pattern with each inflicting one stack of bleeding. The spread of the smaller bombs depends on the height when detonated. If detonated close to the ground, all four bombs can strike the same foe(s).
  • Each bomb counts as a single attack for the purposes of the Signet of Malice, meaning that it will grant 4 healing ticks if all four bombs strike a target. It will grant one tick of healing for each target struck by each bomb. Therefore, striking 3 targets with all 4 bombs will grant 12 ticks of healing. Combined with a very high critical chance and Invigorating Precision, hitting 3 targets with all 4 bombs would yield 24 ticks of healing from both the Signet and all individual crits.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per strike from 0.5 to 0.375.
May 16, 2017
  • Increased number of bombs to 4.
June 03, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for the maximum number of foes hit per impact (3).
November 26, 2013
  • Added skill facts to describe the functionality of this skill.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's damage is reduced by 15% in PvP.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Detonate Cluster has been added to the game.