Surprise Shot (engineer skill)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the engineer skill. For the thief skill, see Surprise Shot.
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Surprise Shot

Not available underwater  8 Recharge time  

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Parent skill
Rifle Turret.png
 Rifle Turret
Tool belt
Game link
External links
Not available underwater.png This skill has an underwater replacement: Harpoon (engineer skill)

Fire a bullet out of your belt.

 Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
 Range.png Range: 1,000

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Tools Tools[edit]


  • This skill has no cast time and thus can be used at any time.
  • Damage value is shown without equipped weapon or kit and should not be used for power coefficient calculations.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Recharge reduced from 10 seconds to 8 seconds.
June 25, 2013
  • Increased the damage by 33%.
March 26, 2013
  • Increased damage by 50%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Surprise Shot has been added to the game.