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Engineer - Zerg Grenadier

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Focused on: Direct damageMobility.

Designed for:

Overview

This is a back-line build where you chuck grenades at your enemies from a safe distance, while your zerg's hammer train keeps them busy.

Skill Bar

Weapon Skills

Pistol/Shield
Utility
Elite
Fragmentation Shot
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Fragmentation Shot
Fire a shot that bleeds the impacted target and then shatters, dealing damage to nearby enemies.
Damage.pngDamage: 85
Bleed.pngBleeding (3s): 127 Damage
Radius.pngRadius: 120
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Range.pngRange: 900
Poison Dart Volley
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Poison Dart Volley
Fire a volley of darts that poison foes.
Damage.pngDamage: 142
Poison.pngPoison (4s): 134 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
Book.pngNumber of Darts: 5
Range.pngRange: 900
Static Shot
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Static Shot
Discharge a lightning shot that bounces between multiple foes, blinding and confusing them.
Damage.pngDamage: 97
Blind.pngBlindness (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Confusion.png2Confusion (3s): 130 Damage On Skill Use
Book.pngNumber of Bounces: 4
Range.pngRange: 900
Magnetic Shield
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Magnetic Shield
Create a magnetic field that reflects projectiles and can be released to push back foes.
Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
Static Shield
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Static Shield
Electrify your shield, preparing to throw it at foes. If you are hit, the shield discharges, stunning your nearby attackers.
Stun.pngStun (1s): Unable to use skills or move.
Duration.pngBlock Duration: 1.5 seconds
Healing Turret
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Healing Turret
Turret. Deploy a turret that heals you briefly, then regenerates you and your allies.
Heal.pngHealing: 2,520
Regeneration.pngRegen (3s): 390 Heal
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 480
Elixir S
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Elixir S
Elixir. Drink Elixir S to shrink yourself, recover from stun, and evade attacks.
Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
Book.pngPrevents Capture-Point Contribution
Stun-Break.pngBreaks stun
Grenade Kit
Grenade Kit
Device Kit. Equip a kit that replaces your weapon with grenade skills.
Flamethrower
Flamethrower
Weapon Kit. Arm yourself with a flamethrower that replaces your weapon skills.
Supply Crate
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Supply Crate
Turret. Request a supply drop of turrets.
Damage.pngDamage: 266
Stun.pngStun (2s): Unable to use skills or move.
Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Grenade Kit
Grenade
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Grenade
Throw several grenades that explode.
Damage.pngDamage: 117
Book.pngNumber of Grenades: 3
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngExplosion Radius: 120
Range.pngRange: 900
Shrapnel Grenade
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Shrapnel Grenade
Throw grenades that explode in a hail of shrapnel, causing bleeding.
Damage.pngDamage: 196
Bleed.pngBleeding (10s): 220 Damage
Book.pngNumber of Grenades: 3
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Radius.pngExplosion Radius: 150
Range.pngRange: 900
Flash Grenade
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Flash Grenade
Throw grenades that explode in blinding flash.
Damage.pngDamage: 36
Blind.pngBlindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Book.pngNumber of Grenades: 3
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Radius.pngExplosion Radius: 150
Range.pngRange: 900
Freeze Grenade
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Freeze Grenade
Throw grenades that chill foes with a frigid blast.
Damage.pngDamage: 178
Chill.pngChilled (2s): -66% Movement Speed, -66% Skill Recharge Rate
Book.pngNumber of Grenades: 3
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngExplosion Radius: 240
Range.pngRange: 900
Poison Grenade
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Poison Grenade
Throw several grenades that explode in poisonous cloud.
Damage.pngDamage: 178
Poison.pngPoison (8s): 268 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
Book.pngNumber of Grenades: 3
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Range.pngRange: 900
Unblockable.pngUnblockable
Flamethrower
Flame Jet
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Flame Jet
Spray fire in a cone pattern while moving, burning foes on the final attack. Deals 10% bonus damage to burning targets.
Damage.png10Damage: 800
Burn.pngBurning (2s): 262 Damage
Book.pngAttacks per Second: 5
Range.pngRange: 425
Flame Blast
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Flame Blast
Fire a napalm ball that rolls through foes and explodes.
Damage.pngDamage: 247
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Range.pngRange: 600
Air Blast
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Air Blast
Push back foes and projectiles with a hot air blast.
Knockback.pngKnockback: 400
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Duration.pngExtends Burning Duration: 2 seconds
Range.pngRange: 300
Napalm
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Napalm
Burn foes with a wall of napalm at the target location.
Damage.pngDamage: 36
Burn.pngBurning per Pulse (2½s): 262 Damage
Duration.pngDuration: 10 seconds
Combo.pngCombo Field: Fire
Range.pngRange: 600
Smoke Vent
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Smoke Vent
Vent smoke from your flamethrower blinding nearby foes.
Blind.pngBlindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 180

Slot Changes

  • Bomb Kit Bomb Kit
    Bomb Kit
    Device Kit. Equip a kit that replaces your weapon with bomb skills.
    over
    Flamethrower Flamethrower
    Flamethrower
    Weapon Kit. Arm yourself with a flamethrower that replaces your weapon skills.
  • Mortar Mortar
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    Mortar
    Turret. Build a stationary mortar that you or your allies can fire.
    Stability.png3Stability (3s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, or feared.
    Radius.pngBoon Application Interval: 3 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 120 seconds
    Range.pngRange: 1,400
    over
    Supply Crate Supply Crate
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    Supply Crate
    Turret. Request a supply drop of turrets.
    Damage.pngDamage: 266
    Stun.pngStun (2s): Unable to use skills or move.
    Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    for a change of pace.

Specializations

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Trait Variants

  • Juggernaut Juggernaut
    Juggernaut
    You gain toughness while wielding a flamethrower. In addition, gain might at regular intervals while using this weapon kit.
    Attribute bonus.pngToughness: +200
    Might.pngMight (15s): 30 Power, 30 Condition Damage
    Radius.pngInterval: 3 seconds
    instead of
    Hair Trigger Hair Trigger
    Hair Trigger
    Reduce recharge on rifle, pistol, and harpoon gun skills.
    Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%
    for a more powerful flamethrower.
  • The juggernaut trait is currently bugged and it won't give the toughness bonus. It does give might though and it stabilizes at around 5 stacks if you keep your flamethrower out.

Weapons

First Weapon Set
  • Main Hand
Pistol
Stats: Knight (Toughness/Power/Precision)
Superior Sigil of Fire Superior Sigil of Fire
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Superior Sigil of Fire.pngSuperior Sigil of Fire
50% Chance on Critical: Trigger a Flame Blast for area of effect damage (240 radius). (Cooldown: 5s)
  • Off Hand
Shield
Stats: Knight
Superior Sigil of Accuracy Superior Sigil of Accuracy
Superior Sigil of Accuracy.pngSuperior Sigil of Accuracy
+7% Critical Chance

Sigil Variants

  • Superior Sigil of Battle Superior Sigil of Battle
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    Superior Sigil of Battle.pngSuperior Sigil of Battle
    Gain 2 stacks of might (20 seconds) when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)
    on your pistol for more might.

Equipment

Armor
  • Head
Stats: Knight (Toughness/Power/Precision)
Superior Rune of the Brawler Superior Rune of the Brawler
Superior Rune of the Brawler.pngSuperior Rune of the Brawler
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Toughness (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Toughness (5): +100 Power (6): When you use a heal skill you gain 3 stacks of might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 10s)
  • Shoulders
Stats: Knight
Superior Rune of the Brawler Superior Rune of the Brawler
Superior Rune of the Brawler.pngSuperior Rune of the Brawler
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Toughness (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Toughness (5): +100 Power (6): When you use a heal skill you gain 3 stacks of might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 10s)
  • Chest
Stats: Knight
Superior Rune of the Brawler Superior Rune of the Brawler
Superior Rune of the Brawler.pngSuperior Rune of the Brawler
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Toughness (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Toughness (5): +100 Power (6): When you use a heal skill you gain 3 stacks of might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 10s)
  • Hands
Stats: Knight
Superior Rune of the Brawler Superior Rune of the Brawler
Superior Rune of the Brawler.pngSuperior Rune of the Brawler
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Toughness (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Toughness (5): +100 Power (6): When you use a heal skill you gain 3 stacks of might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 10s)
  • Legs
Stats: Knight
Superior Rune of the Brawler Superior Rune of the Brawler
Superior Rune of the Brawler.pngSuperior Rune of the Brawler
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Toughness (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Toughness (5): +100 Power (6): When you use a heal skill you gain 3 stacks of might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 10s)
  • Feet
Stats: Knight
Superior Rune of the Brawler Superior Rune of the Brawler
Superior Rune of the Brawler.pngSuperior Rune of the Brawler
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Toughness (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Toughness (5): +100 Power (6): When you use a heal skill you gain 3 stacks of might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 10s)
Accessories
  • Amulet
Stats: Cavalier (Toughness/Power/Ferocity)
  • Ring 1
Stats: Cavalier
  • Ring 2
Stats: Cavalier
  • Earring 1
Stats: Cavalier
  • Earring 2
Stats: Cavalier
  • Back
Stats: Cavalier

Equipment Variants

  • Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
    Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
    (1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): +15% Might Duration; 25% chance when struck to gain might for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
    for a more offensive approach.
  • Your trinkets can be swapped with Berserker ones (Power/Precision/Ferocity) for more damage.

Food and Utility

  • Plate of Truffle Steak Plate of Truffle Steak
    Plate of Truffle Steak.pngPlate of Truffle Steak
    Nourishment (30m):
    Food.png+100 power+70 precision+10% Experience from kills
    Consumable
    or the cheaper alternative
    Plate of Steak and Asparagus Plate of Steak and Asparagus
    Plate of Steak and Asparagus.pngPlate of Steak and Asparagus
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+80 power+60 precision+10% Experience from kills
    Consumable
  • Quality Maintenance Oil Quality Maintenance Oil
    Quality Maintenance Oil.pngQuality Maintenance Oil
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Potion.pngGain Concentration equal to 2% of your PrecisionGain Concentration equal to 4% of your Healing Power+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable

Usage

  • Use
    Grenade Kit Grenade Kit
    Grenade Kit
    Device Kit. Equip a kit that replaces your weapon with grenade skills.
    if you want to keep range and swap to
    Flamethrower Flamethrower
    Flamethrower
    Weapon Kit. Arm yourself with a flamethrower that replaces your weapon skills.
    for melee tagging - but you should keep range.
  • Another healing combo:
    Regenerating Mist Regenerating Mist
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    Regenerating Mist
    Release a mist of healing liquid to regenerate nearby allies.
    Regeneration.png2Regen (3s): 780 Heal
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 480
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Water
    ->
    Magnetic Shield Magnetic Shield
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    Magnetic Shield
    Create a magnetic field that reflects projectiles and can be released to push back foes.
    Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
    ->
    Magnetic Inversion Magnetic Inversion
    Magnetic Inversion
    Release the magnetic field to push back nearby foes.
    Damage.pngDamage: 61
    Knockback.pngKnockback: 300
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
  • Elixir S Elixir S
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    Elixir S
    Elixir. Drink Elixir S to shrink yourself, recover from stun, and evade attacks.
    Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
    Book.pngPrevents Capture-Point Contribution
    Stun-Break.pngBreaks stun
    will be your panic-button.
  • You want to place your
    Supply Crate Supply Crate
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    Supply Crate
    Turret. Request a supply drop of turrets.
    Damage.pngDamage: 266
    Stun.pngStun (2s): Unable to use skills or move.
    Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    close to you in case your enemy tries to attack the backline.
  • You can maintain permanent swiftness with
    Speedy Kits Speedy Kits
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    Speedy Kits
    Gain swiftness whenever you equip a kit.
    Swiftness.pngSwiftness (10s): 33% Movement Speed
  • Get out a
    Mortar Mortar
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    Mortar
    Turret. Build a stationary mortar that you or your allies can fire.
    Stability.png3Stability (3s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, or feared.
    Radius.pngBoon Application Interval: 3 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 120 seconds
    Range.pngRange: 1,400
    if you don't feel like throwing grenades.
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