Poison Grenade

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Poison Grenade

0.5½ Activation time  25 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Engineering Kit
Grenade Kit.png Grenade Kit
Weapon slot 5
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Throw several grenades that explode in poisonous clouds.

 Damage.png Damage: 178 (0.5)?
 Damage.png Damage: 133 (0.375)?
 Poisoned.png3 Poison (8s): 804 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Number of targets.png Number of Grenades: 3
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Radius.png Radius: 120
 Explosion.png Explosion
 Range.png Range: 900
 Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Explosives Explosives[edit]

Traits that affect grenades[edit]

Traits that affect all explosives[edit]


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 28, 2020
  • Reduced power coefficient from 0.5 to 0.375 in PvP only.
July 10, 2018
  • Increased the stacks of poison inflicted by each grenade from 1 stack to 3 stacks.
February 22, 2017
  • Skills that count as explosions for the traits Steel-Packed Powder, Explosive Powder, and Shrapnel are now marked with a skill fact.
July 26, 2016
  • Grenade Kit: Grenade damage instances will now additively indicate the total damage dealt to a target as grenades strike them instead of displaying each grenade separately.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This skill has been redesigned.
    • It will no longer leave pulsing poison fields.
    • The impact of the grenades will now each poison nearby foes for 8 seconds.
  • All skills in the grenade kit have had their range updated from 1200 to 900.
  • All grenade skills now throw 3 grenades by default.
May 20, 2014
  • Added an unblockable skill fact.
April 15, 2014
  • Reduced the poison duration per pulse from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • Grenade Kit:
    • Fixed a bug that caused grenades to explode twice before being destroyed when used under water.
    • Added a skill fact for number of grenades to all grenade skills.
    • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented grenades from having any effect if they directly hit certain destructible structures.
    • Updated the description of this skill to be more accurate.
November 26, 2013
  • These grenades now display a red ring for enemies and a combo ring for allies.
March 26, 2013
  • Grenades no longer require the player to have line of sight of the target area to throw them.
December 14, 2012
  • Grenade kit damage is now equal in PvP and PvE.
  • Flash grenades and poison grenades now do damage when they explode.
November 15, 2012
  • The projectile speed of all grenades has been increased by 10-15%.
October 07, 2012
  • Grenades now have the same cast time underwater as they do on land.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Poison Grenade has been added to the game.