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Disambig icon.png This article is about the engineer weapon kit skill. For the bundle, see Flamethrower (bundle). For the consumable, see Flame Thrower.



Not available underwater  
Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Tool belt
Incendiary Ammo.png Incendiary Ammo
Engineering Kit
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Training cost
2 Hero points
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Engineering Kit. Arm yourself with a flamethrower that replaces your weapon skills.

— In-game description

Flamethrower replaces the engineer's standard weapon skills with five different skills, focusing on light damage, short range and area effects.[1]


# Skill Activation.png Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
1 Flamethrower.png Flame Jet 20.25¼ Spray fire in a cone pattern while moving, burning foes on the final attack. Deals 10% bonus damage to burning targets.
2 Flame Blast.png Flame Blast 0.5½ 6 Fire a napalm ball that rolls through foes and explodes.
3 Air Blast.png Air Blast 0.5½ 15 Push back foes and projectiles with a hot-air blast, burning foes that are already on fire.
4 Napalm.png Napalm 25 Burn foes with a wall of napalm at the target location.
5 Smoke Vent.png Smoke Vent 15 Vent smoke from your flamethrower, blinding nearby foes.

Related traits[edit]

Firearms Firearms

Alchemy Alchemy

Tools Tools


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
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.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All kit backpacks were removed and replaced with a weapon that your character holds to distinguish the kit you are currently using.
December 14, 2012
  • Engineer kits now inherit the bonuses from currently equipped weapon sigils.
November 15, 2012
  • All kits can be stowed in the air now.
September 14, 2012
  • Disabled the "stowing" auto-attack to prevent players from getting stuck holding these kits: Bomb Kit, Elixir Gun, Flamethrower, Grenade Kit, Med Kit, and Tool Kit.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Flamethrower has been added to the game.


  • The flamethrower was one of the last tools included in the engineer's repertoire, opening the door for inclusion of the Elixir Gun as well.