Check out this guide about the Equipment Launcher (Shoulder Cannon), Flame Belch, Ice Bomb, & Frag Grenade in DOOM Eternal! Find out how to unlock & get, weapon stats, & upgrades!
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What Is The Equipment Launcher?
Additional Support Weaponry
The Equipment Launcher is directly attached to the Doom Slayer's Praetor Suit, allowing the player to make use of a variety of tools to combat the demon horde. During the course of the game, several options will be unlocked & available for the player to use.
3 Tools Of The Trade
There are 3 types of equipment that the player can use with the Equipment Launcher: Frag Grenades, Flame Belch, and Ice Bombs. These three are acquired during the early levels and are indispensable equipment in surviving and clearing out the demons.
You do not have to get ammo for the equipment launcher. The Flame Belch, Frag Grenade, and the Ice Bomb automatically restock after sometime.
Equipment Is Upgradeable
You can use Praetor Suit Points to enhance the effects of your Frag Grenade and Ice Bomb. For the Flame Belch, you can upgrade it using Sentinel Crystals. Allotting points into them and upgrading them can extend their effectiveness in certain conditions.
Frag Grenade - Upgrades & How To Unlock
Use To Clear Enemy Mobs
The Frag Grenade is a straightforward tool that can be used to clear mobs of enemy demons. Just lob it in and wait for a few seconds for it to explode. You can also use it to damage larger demons.
Use To Defeat The Cacodemon
The Cacodemon can easily be staggered by using lobbing a Frag Grenade directly into its mouth. Use this to quickly and easily Glory Kill it and get health.Check Out The Cacodemon Guide Here!
Frag Grenade Upgrades
The Frag Grenade can be upgraded using a Praetor Suit Points that you can acquire during the course of the main story.
|Faster Frag Cooldown||3||Takes less time to cooldown after firing.|
|Combustion Concussion||3||The grenade emits a second, larger, non-damaging explosion that Falters Demons.|
|Scatter Bombs||4||Each Demon killed by the grenade explosion spawns scatter bombs.|
|Frag Stock Up||5||Fire twice before requiring a recharge.|
Unlocked In Mission 1
The Frag Grenade can be found inside a destroyed subway train in the first mission, Hell on Earth. You cannot miss it as you have to go through it to progress.Check Out The Hell On Earth Story Walkthrough Here!
Flame Belch - Upgrades & How To Unlock
Use To Get Armor Shards
The Flame Belch burns enemies for a short duration. Burning enemies, when damaged, give off Armor Shards that you can collect to refill your armor. Use it as an opening when battling a large group as this can be useful in giving you another layer of protection.
Very Useful Against Super Heavies
If upgraded, the Flame Belch can burn and last longer when battling Heavy and Super Heavy demons. This helps in protecting you from them as you gain armor while damaging them.Check Out The Enemy List Here!
Upgrade Flame Belch With Sentinel Crystals
The Flame Belch relies on Sentinel Crystals to upgrade. It benefits from the passive abilities unlocked by using 2 Sentinel Crystals.
Flame Belch Perks
|Quickdraw Belch||Flame Belch takes less time to cool down.||Health|
|Napalm Belch||Heavy and Super Heavy demons stay on fire longer.||Ammo|
|Belch Armor Boost||Demons drop armor at a faster rate.||Health|
Unlocked In Mission 2
The Flame Belch can be unlocked in the Fortress Of Doom before you jump into the second mission, Exultia.Check Out The Exultia Story Walkthrough Here!
Ice Bomb Details - Upgrades & How To Unlock
Immobilize Demons In Place
The Ice Bomb can be used to keep enemies in place and leave them open for you to shoot at. It also works against Super Heavy demons, allowing you to either escape or finish them off without any problems.
Combo With Other Tools
If you were able to freeze large groups of enemies in place, lob a Frag Grenade in the middle to blast them to bits. Also, you can burn enemies with the Flame Belch and then freeze them in place for easier killing and armor shard farming.Check Out All Weapons Here!
Ice Bomb Upgrades
The Ice Bomb can be upgraded using a Praetor Suit Points that you can acquire during the course of the main story.
|Faster Ice Cooldown||3||Takes less time to cooldown after firing.|
|Permafrost||3||Demons remain frozen for longer.|
|Ice Drops||4||Damaging and killing frozen enemies will drop health.|
|Frost Bite||5||Damage dealt against a frozen Demon is increased.|
Unlocked In Mission 3
The Ice Bomb can be acquired before proceeding to Mission 3, Cultist Base. It will be given in the Fortress Of Doom before you jump to the portal leading to the mission.Check Out The Cultist Base Story Walkthrough Here!