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Increase the throw velocity and blast radius of grenades. Take reduced falling damage and cast Explosive Descent when you take falling damage.

 Radius.png Radius Increase: 60
 Miscellaneous effect.png Velocity Increase: 100%
 Damage.png Damage Reduced: 50%

— In-game description

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Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • Explosive Descent was merged into this trait.
    • This trait now reduces falling damage by 50% and causes you to drop grenades when taking falling damage, in addition to its previous functionality.
September 15, 2015
  • Fixed a bug in which the Grenadier trait made grenade throws less accurate.
July 07, 2015
  • Fixed an issue in which this trait allowed players to hit more times than intended with grenades.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Revamped trait:
    • Increases your throw velocity of grenades by 100%.
    • Increases the blast radius of grenades by 60.
March 26, 2013
  • No longer removes the recharge when the player stows the Grenade Kit.
October 07, 2012
  • This trait now gives a bonus to underwater grenade skills.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Grenadier has been added to the game.