Elite Mortar Kit

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the engineer weapon. For other uses, see Mortar.

Elite Mortar Kit.png

Elite Mortar Kit

Not available underwater  
Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Tool belt
Orbital Strike.png Orbital Strike
Engineering Kit
Training cost
8 Hero points
Game link
Elite Mortar Kit.jpg

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Elite Mortar Kit

Engineering Kit. Equip the mortar kit.

— In-game description


# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
1 Mortar Shot.png Mortar Shot 0.5½ Launch an explosive round from your mortar, damaging foes in the target area.
2 Poison Gas Shell.png Poison Gas Shell 0.5½ 10 Launch a mortar round that spreads poisonous gas in an area.
3 Endothermic Shell.png Endothermic Shell 0.5½ 15 Launch a mortar round that chills foes in the target area.
4 Flash Shell.png Flash Shell 0.5½ 20 Launch a phosphorous mortar round that burns brightly at impact point.
5 Elixir Shell.png Elixir Shell 0.5½ 24 Elixir. Launch a mortar round that heals allies in the target area.

Related traits[edit]

Alchemy Alchemy

Tools Tools



  • The projectile finisher on Mortar Shot requires that the actual projectile pass through a target, merely hitting a target with the projectile's explosion will not create a combo effect.
  • Actual activation time for each skill is 0.8 seconds.
Unlike other kits, the Elite Mortar Kit can't be equipped in midair.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 07, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that removed this bundle when it was equipped in Queen's Gauntlet arenas.
May 08, 2018
  • The base damage and cooldowns of all Mortar Kit attacks are no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 25–33% damage increase with lower cooldowns in all modes.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Weapon Kits and Device Kits are now referred to as Engineering kits to reflect that their classifications are functionally the same.
  • Elite Mortar Kit: Fixed a bug that caused the effects for these skills to play incorrectly on WvW walls and doors.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Elite Mortar Kit has been added to the game.