Emergency Elixir

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Emergency Elixir

Engineer icon small.png Alchemy (trait list)
Training cost
5 Hero points
Game link
40 Recharge time
60 Recharge time
100 Recharge time
Emergency Elixir

Drink an Elixir E when you use an elite skill.

— In-game description

Trait skill[edit]

Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Elixir S.png Elixir E 40 Elixir. Gain barrier and protection.

Related traits[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 28, 2023
  • This trait will now activate after using an elite skill instead of when being struck below a health threshold.
April 28, 2020
  • Increased cooldown from 60 seconds to 100 seconds in PvP only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased internal cooldown from 40 seconds to 60 seconds.
December 11, 2018
  • This trait has been renamed Emergency Elixir. Rather than using Elixir S, it now uses a new skill called Elixir E that grants barrier (3,000 at level 80) and protection for 3 seconds. The threshold that triggers this trait is now 33% health instead of 25% health. Elixir E's cooldown is 40 seconds.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased the cooldown from 75 seconds to 90 seconds in PvP only.
July 26, 2016
  • The cooldown of this trait has been increased from 60 seconds to 75 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Master tier.
October 15, 2013
  • This trait now functions with Fast-Acting Elixirs.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Self-Regulating Defenses has been added to the game.