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Quote
"A non-lethal grenade used to stun and disorient targets using a blinding flash of light and a deafeningly loud sound."
―worthyshiningkazoo

Summary

This explosive can blind zombies and survivors for a few seconds. It's underestimated by most, as you can use it to basically render Brutes useless, make a Leaper become totally confused, or make your escape away from a horde of zombies.

Background Story

Flashbangs were a very common non-lethal grenade before the apocalypse. The military distributes them nowadays to give survivors an easy way to escape from zombies, temporarily blinding them and also deafening them. Sadly, however, most survivors say they're useless. Don't worry, you can't hurt its' feelings.

Tips

  • Use this to blind a horde of zombies that may be pursuing you.
    • This is very useful against Brutes, so as it flails around, you and your teammates can take it out.
    • If there's a special infected, it may also be worth chucking on their way so they can't chase you down.
    • If flashed, you can still see nametags. if you are infected, use this to your advantage.
  • This does not work in MMA.
    • However, this still works on FFA. Blind your opponents!
  • Combined with a grenade, a pipebomb or a Molotov, this can be a very useful item.
  • By wearing a Boopack, there is a small chance that you can receive this item.
    • You can also get this item by winning a round in Arena.

Trivia

  • This uses the same mesh as the Pipebomb from R2D.

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