M79 Grenade Launcher

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M79 Grenade Launcher
KF2 Perk Demolitionist White.png
KF2M79.png
KF2 Weight White.png
 6
MAGAZINE SIZE 1 KF2 Magazine Gray.png
SPARE AMMO CAPACITY 26 KF2 Ammo Gray.png
DAMAGE
375
FIRE RATE
22
ACCURACY
100
PENETRATION
0
"Fire mode launches a grenade."
"Grenade explodes on impact."
"Only arms itself a few meters downrange so you don't blow your own face off."
General Information
Pricing KF2 Dosh Gray.png 650
Ammo Cost KF2 Dosh Gray.png 13
Weapon Type Explosive KF2 WeaponType Explosive Gray.png
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Weapon Information
Starting Ammo 1 + 9 KF2 Ammo Gray.png
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Secondary Ammunition
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Damage
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Penetration
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Technical Information
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The M79 Grenade Launcher is the Demolitionist's tier 2 weapon.

Description

"Fire mode launches a grenade. Grenade explodes on impact."

Flavor Text

"Only arms itself a few meters downrange so you don't blow your own face off."

Technical Information

Damage (projectile impact) = 150.
Damage (explosion) = 225.
Damage (bash) = 23.

This weapon does two types of the damage - direct hit that only affects initial target and AOE explosion of the grenade.
Damage Type Group: Ballistic_Shell, Explosive.

Explosion Radius (grenade) = 8.5m.

Explosion Falloff = Exponential (power or 2).

Rate Of Fire = 22 RPM.
Rate Of Fire (elite reloading) = 32 RPM.
Rate Of Fire (buttstock bash) = 60.

Reload Time = 2.37s.
Reload Time (elite) = 1.58s.
Force Reload Time (reload delayed for) = 0.3s.

Equip Time = 0.55s.
Putdown Time = 0.46s.

Weapon Powers:
Gun hit power (grenade direct hit) = 275.
Knockdown power (grenade direct hit) = 125.
Knockdown power (grenade explosion) = up to 150.
Stumble power (grenade direct hit) = 340.
Stumble power (grenade explosion) = up to 400.

Upgrades

Upg1 (600): Base damage x1.12, Base weight + 1.
Upg2 (700): Base damage x1.3, Base weight + 2.
Upg3 (1500): Base damage x1.55, Base weight + 3.

Notes

  • Minimum travel distance for projectile to explode = 3.87m.
  • Projectile travel speed = 50m/s.
  • Direct hit does two types of the damage.
  • Projectile collide with either - ZED's hitzone or collision cylinder.
  • Projectile affected by gravity.

Trivia

  • The M79 grenade launcher is a single-shot, shoulder-fired, break-action grenade launcher that fires a 40x46mm grenade.
  • Despite the common misconception M79 grenade does ballistic damage at any range, regardless if it exploded or dud.
  • M79 has largest explosion radius of all launchers in game. Combined with Demolitionist's Fragmentation Rounds and Mad Bomber skills M79 grenade gets explosion radius of 8.5 x (1.5 + 0.25) = 14.875 meters. Upgrading to maximum level increases it to ~23 meters.

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