Mine Field

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Mine Field.png

Mine Field

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Parent skill
Throw Mine.png Throw Mine
Profession mechanic
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Tool belt
Mine Field.png
 → Detonate Mine Field.png
Game link
1 Activation time  17 Recharge time  
Mine Field

Plant five mines around yourself.

Damage.png Damage per Mine: 205 (0.77)?
Damage.png Damage per Mine: 133 (0.5)?
Crippled.png Cripple (20.5½s): -50% Movement Speed
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Explosion Radius: 180
Explosion.png Explosion
Range.png Range: 360

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives

Firearms Firearms

Inventions Inventions

Tools Tools


  • The mines remain in place if another skill is equipped.
  • The mines last for 60 seconds, and then disappear.
  • Unlike the mine from Throw Mine, the Mine fields' mines are visible.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 04, 2022
  • This skill no longer removes boons. Instead, it cripples enemies that it strikes.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient per mine from 0.77 to 0.5.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Increased damage by 10%.
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.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Recharge reduced from 20 seconds to 17 seconds.
April 15, 2014
  • Added a vulnerability skill fact when the player has the Steel-Packed Powder trait.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented trait points in the Tools line from lowering the cooldown of this skill.
  • Added a skill fact to indicate boon removal.
October 15, 2013
  • Increased the base explosion radius from 120 to 180.
May 31, 2013
  • Mines will now detonate properly when enemies run over them.
May 28, 2013
  • Throw Mine and Mine Fields: Certain friendly NPCs no longer detonate mines.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill's recharge has been reduced to 20 seconds.
September 17, 2012
  • This skill is no longer a blast finisher.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Mine Field has been added to the game.