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

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Bomb Kit.png Bomb Kit
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
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0.5½ Activation time  8 Recharge time  
Fire Bomb

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

Firearms Firearms

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.