Fire Bomb

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Disambig icon.png This article is about an engineer skill. For the consumable, see Fire Bomb (Consumable).

Fire Bomb.png

Fire Bomb

0.5½ Activation time  8 Recharge time  
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Bomb Kit.png Bomb Kit
Weapon slot 2
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Set an explosive that burns nearby foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 89 (0.25)?
 Burning.png Burning (4s): 524 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 4
 Duration.png Fuse Time: 1 second
 Duration.png Duration: 3 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Explosion.png Explosion
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire

— 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 10 seconds to 8 seconds.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased damage by 14%.
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
  • The physical damage of this ability has been increased by 10% per tick.
July 26, 2016
  • The burning duration of this skill has been increased from 3 seconds to 4 seconds.
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.
November 17, 2015
  • Reduced the visual noise on the effects associated with this skill.
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.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Increased the burning duration from 2 seconds to 3 seconds.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number of pulses.
October 15, 2013
  • Increased the base radius from 120 to 180.
  • Increased the radius to 240 when traited with Forceful Explosives.
May 28, 2013
  • No longer deletes the bomb if the player jumps at the wrong time.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Fire Bomb has been added to the game.