Orbital Strike

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Orbital Strike

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Parent skill
Elite Mortar Kit.png Elite Mortar Kit
Profession mechanic
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.png
Tool belt
Game link
0.75¾ Activation time  
40 Recharge time
20 Recharge time
Orbital Strike

Call down energy from the sky to blast an area.

Damage.png Damage: 354 (1.33)?
Damage.png Damage: 239 (0.9)?
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360
Unblockable.png Unblockable
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
Range.png Range: 1,500

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Inventions Inventions

Tools Tools


  • The energy blast has a delay of about 2 seconds.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 07, 2020
  • Reduced cooldown from 40 seconds to 20 seconds in PvP and WvW. Reduced power coefficient from 1.33 to 0.9 in PvP and WvW.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • This skill now uses a higher-detailed effect. The lower-detailed version can be viewed for allies, enemies, and PvP spectators by checking the Effect LOD option in the Graphics Options tab of the Options panel.
November 17, 2015
  • Adjusted the warm-up on this skill to be slightly more prominent.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Reduced the FX visual noise.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Orbital Strike has been added to the game.

See also[edit]