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Sneak Gyro

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Sneak Gyro

0.75¾ Activation time  
45 Recharge time
60 Recharge time
45 Recharge time
 25 Hero point  
Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Scrapper tango icon 20px.png Scrapper
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Well. Deploy a sneak gyro to provide stealth to nearby allies.

 Stealth.png Stealth (3s): Invisible to foes.
 Stealth.png Stealth (10.5½s): Invisible to foes.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 6
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
 Interval.png Interval: 1 second
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Smoke

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]


  • Affects 5 allies.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 01, 2019
  • Increased the cooldown of this skill from 45 to 60 seconds in WvW.
July 16, 2019
  • While scrapper specialization is equipped, Function Gyro now occupies the F5 slot.
April 23, 2019
  • Gyros can now be used underwater.
March 26, 2019
  • Reduced the stealth granted by this skill from 3 seconds per pulse to 1.5 seconds per pulse in PvP and WvW.
March 05, 2019
  • This skill has been reworked. The gyro now creates a smoke field that follows the engineer while it grants stealth to the player and nearby allies every second.
April 19, 2016
  • This skill now has a 0.75-second casting time.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill's recharge has been increased from 20 seconds to 40 seconds.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Sneak Gyro has been added to the game.