Throw Wrench

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Throw Wrench

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Parent skill
Tool Kit.png Tool Kit
Profession mechanic
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.png
Tool belt
Game link
0.5½ Activation time  17 Recharge time  
Throw Wrench

Throw a wrench that returns to you, striking foes each way.

Damage.png Damage: 266 (1.0)?
Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability (5s): +2% Incoming Damage, +2% Incoming Condition Damage
Crippled.png Cripple (2s): -50% Movement Speed
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives

Firearms Firearms

Inventions Inventions

Tools Tools


  • This attack will hit twice if the wrench does not hit an obstacle on its way.
  • 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 20 seconds to 17 seconds.
September 09, 2014
  • This skill now cripples as a base mechanic and no longer needs to be traited with Power Wrench.
July 15, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill to only hit up to 4 enemies.
July 01, 2014
  • Added a cripple skill fact while traited with Power Wrench.
June 03, 2014
  • Added a cripple skill fact while the Power Wrench trait is equipped.
November 26, 2013
  • Removed the healing functionality from this skill.
  • It now applies 2 stacks of vulnerability each time it hits an enemy.
March 26, 2013
  • Increased potency of skills that heal turrets by 100%.
February 26, 2013
  • Abilities that heal turrets have had their potency increased by 100%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Throw Wrench has been added to the game.