Scorpion Wire

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Scorpion Wire

Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
0.5½ Activation time  1 Recharge time  2 Ammunition  
Scorpion Wire

Trick. Throw a scorpion wire and pull your foe to you.

Damage.png Damage: 133 (0.5)?
Damage.png Damage: 3 (0.01)?
Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 20 seconds
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Trickery Trickery

Daredevil Daredevil

Deadeye Deadeye


In addition to its intended functionality, Scorpion Wire can also simply knock your foe down without pulling, pull you to your foe instead, or a mix of these effects.
  • Scorpion Wire can be reflected causing the thief to be pulled to the target.
  • Using Scorpion Wire with applied  Basilisk Venom.png Basilisk Venom won't pull the target towards your location but stun it in place.
  • Defiance Break: 150

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 0.5 to 0.01.
August 28, 2018
  • This skill now has a maximum ammunition of 2 with a recharge time of 1, and it will restock 1 ammunition every 20 seconds.
June 25, 2013
  • Decreased the aftercast by .2 seconds.
  • Reduced the cooldown to 20 seconds.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill's range has been increased to 1200.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Scorpion Wire has been added to the game.