Throw Wrench

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Throw Wrench

0.5½ Activation time  17 Recharge time  
Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
Parent skill
Tool Kit.png Tool Kit
Profession mechanic
Tool belt
Game link
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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

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.