Timed Charge

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Timed Charge

0.25¼ Activation time  15 Recharge time  
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Harpoon gun
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Fire a timed charge at your target, damaging and burning nearby foes when it detonates.

 Damage.png Explosion Damage: 642 (1.75)?
 Burning.png Burning (10s): 1,310 Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Timer: 3 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 180
 Explosion.png Explosion
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
 Range.png Range: 1,200

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives

Firearms Firearms


  • The charge sticks to your target and will be displayed as a Timed Charge.png Timed Charge effect on their bar. It detonates after a short period of time.
  • This skill does not cause you to aggro your target until the charge explodes.
  • This skill benefits from traits that improve explosions.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 08, 2018
  • Reduced the recharge of this skill from 18 seconds to 15 seconds.
  • The stacks of burning it inflicts have been reduced from 2 to 1, and the duration has been increased from 4 seconds to 10 seconds.
  • This skill now causes a blast finisher upon detonation rather than a projectile finisher.
February 22, 2017
  • Skills that count as explosions for the traits Steel-Packed Powder, Explosive Powder, and Shrapnel are now marked with a skill fact.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This skill now applies 2 stacks of burning for 4 seconds.
April 15, 2014
  • Changed this skill to allow it to benefit from traits that enhance explosive attacks.
December 14, 2012
  • This skill no longer does bleeding, but applies a three second burn.
  • This skill is now a small projectile finisher with the rifled barrels trait equipped.
November 15, 2012
  • This skill is now a projectile combo finisher.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Timed Charge has been added to the game.