Flame Trap

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Flame Trap

Not available underwater  0.5½ Activation time  15 Recharge time  3 Hero point  

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger (skill list)
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Set a trap that burns foes.

 Damage.png Damage per pulse: 80 (0.3)?
 Burning.png Burning per pulse (20.5½s): 328 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 3s
 Radius.png Trap Radius: 180
 Radius.png Damage Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Fire
 Miscellaneous effect.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

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  • The trap pulses 4 times.
The physical damage portion pulses twice when the trap is triggered for a total of 5 pulses. Burn pulses remain at 4.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 28, 2018
  • This skill will now burn on both of the initial strikes, instead of just one.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All ranger traps now have a 0.5 second arming time.
  • All ranger traps now have a trigger radius of 180 and an effect radius of 240.
  • Increased the duration from 1 second to 2.5 seconds per pulse.
April 15, 2014
  • Fixed a bug so that the combo field radius would properly increase when the Trapper's Expertise trait is equipped.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Flame Trap has been added to the game.