Flash Shell

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Flash Shell

0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Profession
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Engineering kit 
Elite Mortar Kit.png
 Elite Mortar Kit
 
Weapon slot 4
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Launch a phosphorous mortar round that burns brightly at impact point.

 Damage.png Damage: 355 (1.0)?
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Duration: 5s
 Interval.png Interval: 1s
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Explosion.png Explosion
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light
 Range.png Range: 1,500

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives[edit]

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 08, 2018
  • Elite Mortar Kit: The base damage and cooldowns of all Mortar Kit attacks are no longer split between game modes and will now use the higher 25–33% damage increase with lower cooldowns in all modes.
March 27, 2018
  • Increased damage by 33% in PvP and WvW.
  • Reduced the cooldown from 25 seconds to 20 seconds in PvP and WvW.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased field duration from 4 seconds to 5 seconds.
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.
September 29, 2015
  • Mortar Kit: Updated the skill facts to display initial damage.
    • This kit's skills are now affected by the Explosive Powder trait.
July 28, 2015
  • Fixed an issue that caused this skill to pulse every 2 seconds instead of every second.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Flash Shell has been added to the game.