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Grenade Launcher Guide - Damage, DPS, Stats & Tips

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Grenade Launcher - Stats & Strats

Grenade Launcher: Weapon Overview

Grenade Launcher Icon

Basic Information

Weapon TypeRocket Launcher
Where to FindOn Floor, Chests,
Supply Drops, Vending Machine
AmmoRockets
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Grenade Launcher: Stats & Damage(DPS)

RarityDamage
(Players)
Damage
(Buildings)
MagazineDPSReload
Grenade Launcher Icon★310037561003sec.
Grenade Launcher Icon★410539461052.8sec.
Grenade Launcher Icon★511041361102.7sec.
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Grenade Launcher: Weapon Review

Weapon Rating per Game Mode

*Weapons are rated from Rank "D" - Rank "S".

SoloDuoSquad
SSS

Grenade Launchers are highly powerful in the right hands. Their high damage to buildings & explosive splash damage make it effective in all game modes.

Effective Range

*Effective range is rated by ◎ (Excellent), ◯(Good), △(Mediocre), ×(Bad).

Close RangeMiddle RangeLong Range

This weapon is effective in mid-range fights. Short fuse time of grenades render it ineffective in long distances. Using it in short-range combat can cause grenade bounce back & self-damage.

Grenade Launcher: Traits & Tips

Grenade Launcher: Weapon Traits

Heavy Structure / Building Damage

The Grenade Launcher dishes out an insane amount of damage to enemy forts. They can topple structures with just a couple of shots.

3-4 Second Detonation Time

Grenades detonate in 3-4 seconds when shot from a Grenade Launcher. Take this in consideration when in the middle of combat.

Difficult To Aim Due To Grenade Trajectory

With this weapon, aiming can be hard. Knowledge & effective implementation of the weapon's grenade arc trajectory is needed to smartly use this weapon.

Hard To Find

Grenade Launchers can be found on the floor, treasure chests, and vending machines but come in Rare, Epic, & Legendary, making them rare to find in-game.

Grenade Launcher: Weapon Tips

Always aim above enemy buildings

Aim up and shoot above the roofs of enemy forts instead of its walls. Your grenades will land inside the fort to deal massive damage to walls and surrounding enemy players.

Keep grenade trajectory in mind

Grenades launched travel in an arc trajectory. Keep this in mind and you'll avoid having grenades ricocheting and causing self-damage.

Not advisable for close range

Grenade Launchers work best in mid-range combat. It is not advisable to use this weapon when encountering enemies in close range due to possible splash damage & detonation time.

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