Short Fuse

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the engineer trait. For the personal story mission, see Short Fuse (story).
Short Fuse.png

Short Fuse

3 Recharge time  

Specialization
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Explosives
Tier
Master
Type
Major
Game link
External links
API

Bombs explode faster and have a faster cooldown. Gain fury when you strike a foe with an explosion.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Recharge Reduced: 20%
 Miscellaneous effect.png Fuse Time: ½ seconds
 Fury.png Fury (4s): 20% Critical Chance

— In-game description

Notes[edit]

Skill Recharge Traited Recharge Fuse Time Traited Fuse Time
Bomb Kit
Bomb.png
 Bomb
1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Fire Bomb.png
 Fire Bomb
10 Recharge time 8 Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Concussion Bomb.png
 Concussion Bomb
18 Recharge time 140.5½ Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Smoke Bomb (engineer skill).png
 Smoke Bomb
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Glue Bomb.png
 Glue Bomb
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time 1 Recharge time 0.5½ Recharge time
Tool belt (Bomb Kit)
Big Ol' Bomb.png
 Big Ol' Bomb
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time 3 Recharge time 20.5½ Recharge time

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 02, 2018
  • This trait now grants fury when engineers strike a foe with an explosion.
February 22, 2017
  • Updated the Fuse Time to correctly display the fuse time reduction of 0.5 seconds.
  • This trait now affects Big Ol' Bomb.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • No longer reduces cooldown of grenade skills.
  • Added: Your bombs explode faster.
May 28, 2013
  • Now works underwater even when the Grenadier trait is equipped.
September 25, 2012
  • This trait is no longer overwritten by the Grenadier trait. Also, this trait now works with underwater grenades.
September 17, 2012
  • Short fuse is now correctly applied to the grenade kit.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Short Fuse has been added to the game.