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Photon Wall

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Photon Wall

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Holosmith icon small.png Holosmith
Tool belt
Particle Accelerator.png Particle Accelerator
Photon Wall.png
 → Launch Wall.png
Training cost
15 Hero points
Game link
0.25¼ Activation time  
25 Recharge time
35 Recharge time
Photon Wall

Exceed. A defensive barrier appears in front of you that blocks you and your allies from incoming attacks. Reactivate Exceed to fire the barrier at foes as an attack. This skill grants projectile reflection if you are above the heat threshold.

Heat.png Heat Threshold: 50
Miscellaneous effect.png Blocks Missiles
Duration.png Duration: 3 seconds
Miscellaneous effect.png Reflect Missiles

— In-game description


  • Always blocks attacks for you and allies in the barrier in front of you.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 19, 2024
  • Reduced the cooldown from 35 seconds to 25 seconds in PvE only.
October 04, 2022
  • Reduced cooldown from 45 seconds to 35 seconds in PvP only.
December 03, 2019
  • Increased cooldown from 35 seconds to 45 seconds in PvP only.
November 07, 2017
  • Reduced aftercast by 0.25 seconds.
September 22, 2017 Path of Fire release:
  • Photon Wall has been added to the game.