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Torchlight 2: Engineer Build Guides

Updated on September 26, 2014
Engineer, Copyright Runic Games
Engineer, Copyright Runic Games


Engineer is the main melee tank fighter in Torchlight 2.

If you need some assistance regarding “building your Engineer”, below are sample builds for your reference and feel free to make your own variants.

Please take note that I will update this article from time to time if there are needed changes or for providing more builds.


Two Hand Weapon Engineer Build


This build is about unleashing heavy damage from a two hand weapon.

Heavy Lifting, Supercharge, and Coup de Grace works well with your normal attack. Combine it with good amount of strength, critical hit chance, critical hit damage, attack speed, stun and you become a formidable opponent.

Ember Hammer is your main damage active skill.

A single point on Onslaught is enough for dashing, debuffing, and escaping.

Never go out of the battlefield without the support of Forcefield, Healing Bot, and Immobilization Copter.

Fire and Spark boost your fire and electric damage.

1 point in Charge Domination provides you with unexpected proc while Charge Reconstitution provides extra healing.


Skills

Ember Hammer 15

Onslaught 1

Heavy Lifting 15

Supercharge 15

Coup de Grace 15

Healing Bot 15

Fire and Spark 15

Charge Domination 1

Forcefield 15

Immobilization Copter 15

Charge Reconstitution 10


Stats

Strength 55%

Vitality 25%

Dexterity 20%


Equipment Stats Priority

Two Hand Melee weapon

Critical Hit Chance

Critical Hit Damage

Attack Speed

Chance to Stun

Electric Damage

Fire Damage

Health on hit

Armor

Health

Reduce all damage taken



Two Hand Weapon Stunner Engineer Build


Just like the above build, it unleash heavy damage with heavier stun but lesser critical.

Heavier stun means your opponents move lesser and your Coup de Grace procs a lot.

Seismic Slam is your main active skill so that your enemies are always stunned.

You’re Heavy Lifting for more stun and Supercharge for more damage.

A single point on Onslaught is enough for dashing, debuffing, and escaping.

Never go out of the battlefield without the support of Forcefield, Healing Bot, and Immobilization Copter.

Fire and Spark boost your fire and electric damage.

1 point in Charge Domination provides you with unexpected proc while Charge Reconstitution provides extra healing.


Skills

Seismic Slam 15

Onslaught 1

Heavy Lifting 15

Supercharge 15

Coup-de-Grace 15

Healing Bot 15

Fire and Spark 15

Charge Domination 1

Forcefield 15

Immobilization Copter 15

Charge Reconstitution 10


Stats

Strength 70%

Vitality 30%


Equipment Stats Priority

Two Hand Melee Weapon

Chance to Stun

Attack Speed

Critical hit chance

Critical hit damage

Electric Damage

Fire Damage

Health on hit

Health

Armor

Reduce all damage taken


Heavy Tank Support Engineer Build


Engineer’s main role is for tanking enemies and supporting your allies.

This build will make players love you in the party.

Keep your party’s health, mana and armor up with Healing Bot.

Make sure that you always cast your Forcefield to keep your party protected from harm.

Fill up your charge quickly with Dynamo Field and Charge Domination to make your Forcefield and Tremor more powerful.

Debuff enemies with Immobilization Copter and Tremor.

Aegis of fate makes you tankier.

Summon Spider Mines, Gun Bot, and Sledge Bot as your main damage dealer.


Skills

Healing Bot 15

Spider Mines 15

Gun Bot 15

Sledgebot 15

Charge Domination 1

Forcefield 15

Dynamo Field 13

Tremor 12

Immobilization Copter 15

Aegis of Fate 15

Onslaught 1


Stats

Dex 10%

Vit 80%


Equipment Stats Priority

Shield

Chance to block

Reflect missile damage

Increase pet and minion power

Health

Armor

Reduce all damage taken


Shield Basher Engineer Build


The build makes use of your Shield.

Shield Bash and Fire Bash are your main damage dealing active skill. Use Shield Bash for stunning and Coup de Grace proc while Fire Bash for damage overtime.

Supercharge and “Sword and Board” boost your normal attack.

A single point on Onslaught is enough for dashing, debuffing, and escaping.

Forcefield keeps you and your party protected.

Immobilization Copter debuffs your enemies.

1 point in Charge Domination provides you with unexpected proc while Charge Reconstitution provides extra healing.


Skills

Shield Bash 15

Forcefield 15

Fire Bash 15

Immobilization Copter 15

Sword and Board 15

Charge Reconstitution 15

Healing Bot 15

Charge Domination 1

Onslaught 1

Supercharge 15

Coup de Grace 10


Stats

Strength 50%

Vitality 30%

Dexterity 20%


Equipment Stats Priority

Good Shield

Chance to Stun

Critical Hit Chance

Critical Hit Damage

Electric Damage

Fire Damage

Health

Armor

Reduce all damage taken


Cannoneer Engineer Build


Engineer that deals powerful range damage. It is equipped with cannon instead of traditional melee weapon. This is a modern tank build. Long range yet still tanky!

Blast Cannon is your main damage dealing skill that pulverizes your foes.

Even the basic attacks of this build are still dangerous with Heavy Lifting and Coup de Grace passive.

This modern tank is accompanied by different bots. Healing Bot regenerates health and mana while boosting armor. Gun Bot provides powerful fire support and suppression. Sledgebot will take care of melee fights. And Immobilization Copter delays incoming enemies.

Forcefield and Aegis of Fate are the main reasons why this build is still tanky.

Charge Reconstitution and Charge Domination are extra support passive skills.


Skills

Heavy Lifting 15

Coup de Grace 15

Healing Bot 15

Blast Cannon 15

Gun Bot 15

Sledgebot 15

Charge Domination 1

Forcefield 15

Immobilization Copter 15

Aegis of Fate 1

Charge Reconstitution 1


Stats

Strength 60%

Dexterity 20%

Vitality 20%


Equipment Stats Priority

Canon

Critical hit chance

Health stolen on hit

Attack speed

Chance to stun

Bonus to pet and minion power

Health

Armor



Feel free to try to build your own variants.


God Bless you more


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