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Welding Tool

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Welding Tool
Welding Tool.png

One of the most crucial tools on board the submarine. Also works underwater.

Type Tool
Item Cost 75 Credits
Fuel Welding Fuel Tank.pngWelding Fuel Tank

Incendium Fuel Tank.pngIncendium Fuel Tank

Fuel Capacity 1 fuel tank
Skill Requirements
Mechanical Engineering 20
Insufficient Skill Handicap Fuel used up 3x as fast
Constructible? Checkmark True.png
Deconstructible? Checkmark True.png
Crafting Time 20
Deconstructing Time 10
Fabricator Skill Mechanical Engineering 30
Fabricator Materials Steel Bar.pngSteel Bar


Deconstructor Materials Steel Bar.pngSteel Bar


The Welding Tool is a tool that can be operated in Barotrauma. It is one of the most essential tools, as it allows crew members to repair the submarine.

Function[edit | edit source]

Welding Tools are used to repair structures such as walls and windows. They can also be used to seal doors and hatches. The only way to un-seal a door is by using a Plasma Cutter.

Structures being affected by the welding tool are highlighted by a rectangle. The color of said rectangle determines the condition of the structure: a greener color indicating that the structure is in a stable condition and a redder color to reflect a poor condition. When the structure is about to break the rectangle will begin dissipating. Sealing a door will have a grey progress bar.

Usage[edit | edit source]

The Welding Tool requires both hands to equip. Holding down the right-click (mouse2) button will aim it in whichever direction your cursor is positioned. Holding down the left-click (mouse1) button will activate the tool, affecting any structures within its range.

If a player attempts to use a welding tool without the appropriate skill level, the Welding Fuel Tank will be used up 3 times faster.

Damage Values[edit | edit source]

Item Attack Damage
Structure Damage
Stun Damage
Kinematic Force
Explosion Radius
Damage Type
Welding Tool 0.5
Item Welding Tool
Attack Damage 0.5|}}|}}
Structure Damage -5|}}|}}
Stun Damage 0|}}|}}
Kinematic Force 0|}}|}}
Explosion Radius 0|}}|}}
Damage Type N/A|}}|}}|}}|}}|}}|}}|}}|}}|}}|}}
Cooldown {{{cooldown}}}|}}|}}|}}

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