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Shredder Gyro

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Shredder Gyro

0.5½ Activation time  20 Recharge time  
Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Scrapper icon small.png Scrapper
Tool belt
Spare Capacitor.png Spare Capacitor
Training cost
15 Hero points
Game link
Shredder Gyro.jpg

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Well. Deploy a shredder gyro to attack foes near you and repeatedly use whirl finishers.

 Damage.png Damage (12x): 1,272 (4.8)?
 Duration.png Duration: 6 seconds
 Interval.png Strike Interval: 1 second
 Interval.png Combo Interval: 1 second
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Whirl

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Scrapper Scrapper

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
April 23, 2019
  • Reduced the casting time of this skill by 0.3 seconds, and increased the damage inflicted by 33%.
  • Gyros can now be used underwater.
March 05, 2019
  • This skill has been reworked. The gyro now follows the engineer and performs a whirl finisher that inflicts damage on nearby enemies every second.
August 28, 2018
  • This skill now scales its damage with the engineer's attributes. The damage per strike has been reduced by 25%, and the number of strikes has increased from 6 to 12.
February 22, 2017
  • Increased damage by roughly 50%.
April 19, 2016
  • The damage caused by this skill has been increased by 600%.
  • The duration has been reduced by 50%.
  • Removed the initial strike.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Shredder Gyro has been added to the game.