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Hellfire Halitosis is a tier 4 skill in Krieg's Hellborn skill tree. It allows Krieg to breathe a cone of fire in front of him.


Krieg breathes a cone of fire in front of him. The gout of flame resembles a liquid-based flamethrower and the fluid will splash on the ground after traveling a certain distance; the resulting puddles act like slag and corrosive residue.

The fire is sprayed over a period of two seconds and Krieg maintains full mobility during this period, allowing the spray to be spread across multiple targets if desired.


  • The range of the attack is no greater than that of Krieg's default melee attack.
  • This attack is not considered a melee attack, and is therefore not affected by any of Krieg's melee skills. It does not, for example, receive a damage boost from Empty The Rage or Silence The Voices, nor does it receive the latter's 12% chance to injure Krieg.
  • Buzz Axe Rampage cannot be activated when the skill is active.
  • The elemental effect chance of this skill is surprisingly low but benefits heavily from Fuel the Fire.
  • The skill hits a total of 11 times.


  • This skill is inspired by one of the tactics of the Burning Psycho.
  • Halitosis is a malady colloquially referred to as "bad breath."
  • This skill can be used during Buzz Axe Rampage by pressing the melee button.

Krieg skills
Buzz Axe Rampage
Bloodlust Mania Hellborn